In an effort to increase awareness about the entry-level police officer application process, Champaign Police Department recruiters are attending area career fairs. This week, recruiters are onsite at Eastern Illinois University’s “Career Network Day”, internship and career fair (Wednesday) and the University of Illinois at Springfield’s Career Fair (Thursday) to provide information on internship and […]
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Officer Westfield is scheduled to conduct Anti-Bullying presentations at St. Matthew on Friday, February 17th from 3:30 PM. Parents have been invited to participate in the sessions with the students.
Last July, Champaign police officers responded to South Second Street on a report that a man had made suicidal threats. The information was confirmed and he was transported for an involuntary evaluation at Provena. Officers seized his legally-owned Glock .40 caliber pistol. Since no action was taken on his Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card, the […]
Kelly Brown has been recognized as the Professional Standards Division Employee of the Month. Kelly is being recognized for the extra tasks she is taking on in addition to the burden of the overtime at the Front Desk. Kelly is also assisting with researching scheduling and overtime as we work through the issues […]
Officer Tom Petrilli was promoted to Detective on February 6, 2012. Detective Petrilli has been with the Police Department for ten years.
Applications must be submitted online and will be accepted through March 2, 2012 at 4:00 PM. The application fee is $25. However, waivers will be granted to income-eligible applicants. Please visit www.champaignpolice.com to apply. Click on the “Jobs” tab to access the online hiring center and obtain more information. Come and join a diverse force […]
School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield represented the Police Department at the University of Illinois Campus Community Connection Resource Spring Semester Expo on January 30 at the Illini Union South Lounge. The Expo connects students with community services and provides useful information to help them better navigate the campus and Champaign-Urbana communities. Officer Ben Newell will […]
In observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, students on the University of Illinois campus are focusing their attention on Alcohol Abuse Prevention. On October 18, 2010, Sgt. Scott Friedlein, Professional Standards Division, facilitated “Alcohol Awareness” discussions at the Delta Zeta sorority, 710 W. Ohio in Urbana. Talks focused on local ordinances, state laws and […]
On October 14, 2010, School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield presented “Bullying, Sexting, and Internet Safety” information to students enrolled in Centennial High School’s American Government class. The dangers and effects of bullying and sexting were provided as well as safety tips for internet users. Officer Westfield conducted additional presentations for seventh graders enrolled in Edison […]
A fundraiser for Special Olympics, through the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics, will be held at the Texas Roadhouse on Friday, October 22, 2010 from 4:00 pm to closing. Police volunteers and hosts of the WCIA Morning Show will wait tables alongside the staff at the Roadhouse. At the end of the meal […]