On February 26, 2013, a North Patrol Officer spoke to approximately 20 students at Prairie Elementary School in Urbana. The 9-11 year old students are participants in the Illinois Mentor Program and the Officer’s presentation was part of the Mentor Program’s “Heroes in the Community” Event. The event is aimed at getting children interested in […]
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On February 25, 2013, Sergeant Greg Manzana facilitated a discussion with members of the Alpha Chi Rho Fraternity regarding responsibility and safety issues on the Unofficial St. Patrick’s Day celebration on campus scheduled for March 1, 2013. School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield gave his semi-annual Bullying Presentation to 400 students at Lincoln’s Challenge Academy on […]
School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield represented the Police Department at the 2013 Springfield Collegiate Career Fair on February 12, 2013. The Springfield Collegiate Career Fair is hosted annually by the Career Development Offices of the University of Illinois Springfield, Benedictine University at Springfield, Robert Morris University and Lincoln Land Community College.
On February 8, 2013, School Resource Officer Shelly Dominquez met with Daisy Troop 2243 to assist them in achieving their Respecting Authority Daisy Petal. The group of five-year-old girls toured the Police Department while Officer Dominquez discussed police work and respect with them.
On January 30, 2012, Sergeant Bruce Ramseyer met with Pack 111 Cub Scouts to assist them in achieving their Bear Achievement 7, “Law Enforcement is a Big Job” badge. They toured the police department and learned how to collect evidence. Sergeant Ramseyer described the job of a police officer and what the kids and their […]
Lieutenant Tod Myers and Sergeant Dave Griffet represented the Police Department at Western Illinois University’s Annual Spring Career and Internship Fair on February 5, 2013. WIU has the fourth largest law enforcement and justice administration program in the nation and their law enforcement curriculum is internationally recognized. Several current CPD officers, including Lieutenant Myers, graduated […]
School Resource Officer Rob Wills presented “The Law and You” to 6-8th grade students at Franklin Middle School on December 3-4, 2012. “The Law and You” presentation gives students guidelines for interacting with law enforcement officials. Lt. Dave Shaffer and Sgt. Greg Manzana attended St. Thomas Moore High School’s “Intruder Drill” Training on December 10, […]
Detective Pat Kelly will meet with Pack 147 Cub Scouts to assist them in achieving their Bear Achievement 7, “Law Enforcement is a Big Job” badge. They will tour the police department and have their fingerprints taken. Detective Kelly will describe the job of a police officer and what the kids and their families can […]
School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield met with 7th grade students at Edison Middle School to raise awareness about the effects of bullying behaviors. Officer Westfield discussed the various ways to address and report bullying behaviors at school.
On November 17, 2012, Champaign Police School Resource Officer Rob Wills will conduct a tour of the Police Department for Cub Scout Pack 121. Officer Wills will also speak to the 8-9 year old scouts about crime prevention and how the scouts and their parents can help law enforcement. The tour and presentation will help […]