Category: Police Department News

CPD Officers Attend Danville Area Community College Job Fair

Officers Jonathan Westfield and Ben Newell represented CPD at the Danville Area Community College annual Career Connections Job Fair on Wednesday, April 18, in the Mary Miller Gymnasium. 50 Companies attended the Job Fair sponsored by the DACC Career Services Center, DACC Veterans Multipurpose Employment Center, the Illinois WorkNet Center, Neuhoff Communications, and the Commercial […]

Officer Thompson Speaks to Sociology Class at the U of I

Officer Katherine Thompson spoke to Dr. Nicole Holtzclaw-Stone’s Sociology Class at the University of Illinois on Wednesday, April 11 at 3 p.m. Officer Thompson discussed the ways her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology helps her in her career in Law Enforcement on a daily basis.

Neighborhood Meetings

Lt. Jon Swenson attended the Beardsley Park Neighborhood Meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Stratton School. Lt. Swenson also attended the Church and Hill Area Neighborhood Group Meeting on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Don Moyers Boys and Girls Club.

Lt. Michael Paulus’ Article on Excited Delirium Published in Force Science Institute Newsletter

Lt. Michael Paulus authored an article on Champaign County’s Excited Delirium protocol for the Force Science Institute April 2012 Newsletter. The Force Science Institute is dedicated to the study of human dynamics in high stress, rapidly unfolding force encounters. Through classes and consultation, the Institute strives to facilitate the application of Force Science concepts during […]

Fitness 5-O Officers to Run with READY School Students

Starting April 10th at 8:40 AM, Champaign Police Investigators Lt. Joe Gallo and Sgt. Dave Griffet will be running with READY School Running Club students as part of their Fitness 5-O program. Officers will run with the students at West Side Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 10, 2012.

CPD at the STAR Leadership Institute

Champaign Police District Commanders, Lt. Michael Paulus, Lt. Brad Yohnka, Lt. Jon Swenson and Lt. Dave Shaffer all conducted presentations on intelligence-led policing to attendees of the Star Leadership Institute on March 31st at the Champaign Public Library.

Champaign Police Officers Cook with “Kids in the Kitchen”

Police Officers spent the day participating in the “Kids in the Kitchen” event; a program aimed at educating young children about physical activity and nutrition. The theme for the event was “Everyday Heroes” which provided youth an opportunity to learn about how being physically fit helps police officers do their jobs well. The event was […]

School Resource Officers take “Fitness 5-0” on the Road

Starting April 5th at 3:30 PM, Champaign Police School Resource Officers will be taking their Fitness 5-O program on the road. Officers will head over to Douglass Park to participate in games of basketball, dodge ball, soccer and other activities with youth enrolled in Park District summer camp programs. The last Fitness 5-0 session will […]

The Exchange Club Honors Detective Mark Vogelzang

Detective Mark Vogelzang is honored by the Exchange Club of Champaign as the Champaign Police Department’s “2011 Officer of the Year.” The event took place at an annual recognition luncheon, held on April 2, 2012, at O’Charley’s restaurant. Chief Anthony Cobb also discussed his first days as Chief of Police with Exchange Club members.