Category: Police Department Press Releases

School Bus Incident at Duncan Rd. and Springfield Ave.

For Immediate Release October 12, 2015                                                            Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926                joseph.gallo@ci.champaign.il.us School Bus Incident at Duncan Rd. and Springfield Ave. This morning, at approximately 7:15 AM, Champaign Police responded to the intersection of […]

City of Champaign Implements New Alarm System Requirements and Registration

For Immediate Release October 6, 2015                                                             Contact:  Deputy Chief Joe Gallo 217-403-6926                joseph.gallo@ci.champaign.il.us City of Champaign Implements New Alarm System Requirements and Registration In accordance with City of Champaign municipal code, residents and businesses […]

Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

For Immediate Release October 2, 2015                                                Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels 217-202-7355                troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation On October 1, 2015 at 10:04 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of S. Country […]

Police Investigate Shooting

  For Immediate Release September 7, 2015 Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us   Police Investigate Shooting On Sunday, September 6, 2015 at approximately 10:20PM, Champaign Police responded to the 1500 Block of Hedge Road for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, Police were alerted that two victims had been transported to the hospital.  A 29-year-old male […]

PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT: Robberies and Burglaries to Motor Vehicles

For Immediate Release August 26, 2015 Contact: Lt. Dave Shaffer, 217-403-7030, david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT:   Robberies and Burglaries to Motor Vehicles  The Champaign Police Department provides this alert as notice to residents and our campus community of a rash of robberies and motor vehicle burglaries that have occurred during the month of August.  Citizens […]

Police Enforce “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Safety Campaign

For Immediate Release August 24, 2015 Contact:   Sgt Geoffrey Coon, 217-403-6934, geoffrey.coon@ci.champaign.il.us Police Enforce “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Safety Campaign As summer winds down, The Champaign Police Department is ramping up its traffic enforcement efforts as part of the national effort to eliminate drunk driving. August 24 – September 7 (Labor Day), […]

“Back to School” Traffic Safety Reminders

For Immediate Release August 8, 2015                                                  Contact:  Lt. Tod Myers 217-403-7020                                  tod.myers@ci.champaign.il.us “Back to School” Traffic Safety Reminders As students return to school on […]

Police Continue to Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting

  PRESS CONFERENCE August 6, 2015 On August 6, 2015 a multi-jurisdictional press conference was held to share additional information with the public regarding the series of events that led to the officer-involved shooting on August 4, 2015 in Rantoul.  A recording of that press conference may be viewed HERE *********************************************************************************************************************************************** PRESS RELEASE August 5, 2015 […]

Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release August 4, 2015 In the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 4, 2015, the Rantoul Police Department received information regarding a person who was a suspect in an armed robbery at the Rantoul Hardee’s Restaurant on Sunday, August 2, at approximately 10:40 PM. Security camera photos of the armed robbery were distributed […]

STREET CRIMES TASK FORCE UPDATE

  Contact: Lt. Robert Rea 217-403-6908 robert.rea@ci.champaign.il.us STREET CRIMES TASK FORCE UPDATE Spearheaded on June 2, 2015 in response to increased gun violence, the multi-jurisdictional Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force has provided progressive outreach to the community and has been instrumental in identifying several individuals involved or reported to be involved in gun-related activity. […]