Category: Police Department Press Releases

Champaign Police Investigate Multiple Shooting Incidents

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating three separate cases of gun violence, all occurring within a 24-hour period in the north and northwest areas of the City. The most recent incident occurred on June 8, 2013, at 12:10 PM, in the 1300 block of N. Hickory Street. Police received a report that multiple shots […]

Champaign Police Investigate Shots Fired (1100 block of Mimosa)

Champaign police are currently investigating a report of gunshots being fired in the 1100 block of Mimosa. Today at approximately 1:15 PM, police were notified there were gunshots being fired in the 1100 block of Mimosa, with several males observed running from the scene. Upon arrival, officers found in the 1100 block of Mimosa a […]

Public Safety Warning – Counterfeit Money

Over the past few weeks, the Champaign Police Department has received several reports of counterfeit money being presented to area businesses. While there is an ongoing investigation with the United States Secret Service, the Champaign Police Department is notifying our area businesses and local community about this fraudulent crime. Investigators have learned that much of […]

Public Safety Warning

Champaign police detectives are currently searching for a person of interest, Michael A. Mackey, regarding two robberies that have occurred in Champaign. The public is warned not to approach this subject, if recognized. Champaign Police believe that Mackey, who is on parole and has an active parole warrant for his arrest, may be in possession […]

Prescription Drug Disposal Program

City of Champaign is pleased to kick off the C-U Area Medicine Take-back Program on Friday May 24th at 6:30 AM at the City of Champaign Police Department with Mayor Don Gerard. Residents will now have a safe location to properly dispose of unused prescription/non-prescription medications. This is also an environmentally safe alternative to disposing […]

Champaign Police Investigate Fatal Country Brook Shooting

On Tuesday, May 14, at approximately 9:20 PM Champaign Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Country Brook Apartments located in the 2600 block of West Springfield Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject who appeared to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The subject was immediately transported to a […]

Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

On May 10, 2013 the Champaign Police Department was dispatched to 309 E. Green for a report of an individual who had fallen from the building. Upon arrival officers located a female on the sidewalk with obvious major injuries. Medical personnel responded to the scene and the individual was later pronounced dead by the Champaign […]

Champaign Police Make Arrests in Shooting Investigation (1300 Block N. Champaign)

The Champaign Police Department arrested Shaundrell D. Brown (18), Jonathan E.C. Brumfield (23), both of Champaign and Devin A. Lindsey (19) of Rantoul in connection to a report of a shooting. No one was injured during this incident and police have not located any victims. It appears this may be a random act that occurred […]

Champaign Police Department to Host Open House

The Champaign Police Department is inviting the public to its 2nd Annual Open House event, on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The Open House will be held during National Police Week (May 12-18, 2013), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. Law Enforcement. WHAT: OPEN HOUSE WHO: This event is open to the public! […]

The Champaign Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

Each May during National Police Week (May 12-18, 2013), the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Local law enforcement agencies in Champaign County will join the nation in honoring men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty. Champaign Police will pay a special tribute to […]