Category: Police Department Press Releases

Champaign Police Respond to a “Man Down” Call (301 W. Marketview Drive)

Yesterday at 3:50 pm, Champaign Police officers were dispatched to the 300 block of W. Marketview Drive after a passerby reported seeing a body floating in a retention pond nearby. When officers responded to assist the Champaign Fire Department on a “man down” call, they discovered a deceased male lying facedown in the water and…
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Champaign Police Remain Proactive In Addressing Crime

“Citizens Are Encouraged to Remain Alert and Be Aware” The Champaign Police Department is continuing to investigate the recent Aggravated Batteries and Assaults that have occurred on campus and sporadically throughout the City of Champaign over the past several months. “The Police Department has taken a proactive approach to suppress the violent crimes in the…
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Public Safety Alert

The Champaign Police Department has received numerous e-mails and inquiries regarding suspicious vehicles approaching school-aged children after school in the area of southwest Champaign. To date, the following incidents have been reported to the Champaign Police Department: On Thursday, August 26, 2010 at approximately 2:15 p.m., two 5th grade students from Kenwood Elementary School were…
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City Releases Draft Community-Police Forum Plan for Review

The draft Community-Police Forum Plan, “A Community’s Pathway to Building Stronger Police-Community Relations and Opportunities for Youth…. A Call to Action: Neighborhood by Neighborhood”, is now being shared with participants for their review and comments at http://ci.champaign.il.us/cfreport. The Community-Police Forum was held on March 15, 2010 at the Hawthorne Suites, Champaign and attended by a…
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Congratulations to Deputy Chief Troy Daniels

Congratulations to Deputy Chief Troy Daniels who has been honored by the IL State Crime Stoppers Association as Coordinator of the Year for 2010. Troy was recognized for exemplary activity, which exhibits motivation and professionalism in the promotion of the Crime Stoppers concept in Illinois. He was instrumental in leading the charge to develop methods…
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City of Champaign Proposes to Share Exam Costs

The City of Champaign proposes a fee of $25.00 for participants in the annual entry-level Police Officer employment exam, to assist with testing costs. Across the nation, the standard employment eligibility process for police officers includes passing a written exam which measures job related skills. Champaign’s police officer candidates first submit an employment application, and…
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