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Purdue police and local law enforcement to conduct sobriety checkpoint

Officers with the Tippecanoe County Traffic Safety Partnership, which includes the Lafayette, West Lafayette and Purdue Police departments, Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police, will conduct a campus sobriety checkpoint on Thursday (Aug. 29) night in West Lafayette. In addition to the checkpoint, officers will continue to conduct dedicated extra patrols, targeting impaired drivers.


Purdue to activate the all-hazards outdoor sirens, conduct evacuation drills during BGR

Purdue University will conduct evacuation drills and test its all-hazards outdoor emergency warning sirens this week during Boiler Gold Rush, the orientation program for new students.


Purdue Police Department reaccreditation process set; public can offer input

A police accreditation assessment team will be on the Purdue campus July 22-24 to verify that the university’s police department meets its professional standards for reaccreditation.


Purdue police investigating armed robbery

Purdue University police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred around 4 a.m. Friday (May 31) near the Northwest Athletic Complex.


Security organization tabs Purdue campus as state’s safest

Purdue University continues to draw high marks in campus security.


Community invited to presentations by police captain finalists

Two finalists for an open captain position within the Purdue University Police Department will participate in interviews and give public presentations Wednesday (April 24) afternoon on the West Lafayette campus.


Public safety telecommunicators to be honored during Monday (April 15) event at Lafayette City Building

A celebration honoring the dispatchers from the Purdue University, West Lafayette and Lafayette police departments, and Tippecanoe County Sheriff’s Office will take place from 3-3:30 p.m. Monday (April 15) in the City Council Chambers of the Lafayette City Building. The event is part of national Public Safety Telecommunications Week, which is set each year for the second week of April.


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