Category: Police Department Press Releases

Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release October 28, 2015                                                            Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-403-7030          david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Bank Robbery On October 28, 2015 at approximately 10:59 AM, Champaign Police responded to First Financial Bank, located at 1611 S. Prospect Ave. […]

POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION

For Immediate Release October 22, 2015                                               Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-621-4647            david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION Last night, at approximately 9:48PM, Champaign Police responded to the 1600 Block of Mayfair Rd. for a shots fired report. Upon arrival, […]

Police Investigate Shooting Incident

For Immediate Release October 19, 2015                                                   Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer 217-621-4647            david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us Champaign Police Investigate Shooting Incident At approximately 5:32PM this evening, Champaign Police responded to the 600 Block of W. Beardsley Ave. for a […]

Color Run 5-K – Street Closures

For Immediate Release October 14, 2015                                                            Contact:  Sgt Joe Ketchem 217-403-6981          joe.kethem@ci.champaign.il.us Color Run 5-K – Street Closures The Color Run will be making a stop in Champaign on Saturday, October 17, 2015. The race will have an […]

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), […]