Posted on: May 23, 2016

News Media Case Report Summary 05/16/16.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 05/16/16 to 05/22/16.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

National Police Week

Commander Scott Emerson

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition...Read on...

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
Posted on: May 16, 2016

News Media Case Report Summary 05/09/16.

This is a brief summary of events that occurred from 05/09/16 to 05/15/16.

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Walk Your Dog in Lafayette!

Dual Leash

Taking your dog for a walk around Waneka Lake? Did you know dogs must be on leash at all times in the city of Lafayette unless the dog is on the premises of the owner? This means leashes are required everywhere else; even community areas in subdivisions,...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Lafayette Police Department Hires New Police Officers


The Lafayette Police Department has vigorously worked to hire 5 new police officers to join our hard working team.

The police department was fortunate to receive budget funding in 2016 to send 3 candidates through the police academy, plus we needed t...Read on...

Meet Lafayette Police Department New Employees
Posted on: May 6, 2016

Never Leave an Animal in a Hot Car

Dog in Hot Car

It's getting warm outside! We often like to take our dogs with us on summer errands. Never leave a dog, or any animal, in a hot car though. Leaving a dog in a car for even a minute may be too long.

What you need to know: On a warm day (68 degrees...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

Thefts From Vehicles Going Up


Thefts from vehicles have increased with the warmer weather. Prevent vehicle break-ins in Lafayette!

It takes 2 seconds to lock a vehicle. It takes 5 seconds to hide valuables from sight. Hide it, lock it, or lose it! It takes less than 10 seconds...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016


What do you consider lethal?

Swords? 1,919 murders
Grizzlies? 5 fatal animal attacksCrack? 902 fatal poisonings
Aids? 1,533 disease-related deathsLip Gloss! 3,242 driving collision deaths

While everything on this list can be fatal, traffi...Read on...

Distracted Driving Isn't a Joke