Category: General Press Releases

Champaign Officers Proudly Wear Sesquicentennial Badges

Over the next year, Champaign police officers can be seen wearing gold or silver plated commemorative badges in honor of the City’s 150th anniversary. The sesquicentennial badges, purchased by the officers, are worn to promote this important milestone in Champaign’s history and to celebrate the history of the police department. The badges are a replica…
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MABLE THOMAS MEMORIAL

Mable Thomas, longtime coordinator of neighborhood groups for the City of Champaign, passed away April 13, 2010 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. A Community Memorial Service will be held for Mable at 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 8, 2010 at Douglass Park in Champaign. Rev. Larry Lewis, Pastor of Bethel AME Church, will…
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Champaign Police Celebrates Olympic Champion

The Police Benevolent & Protective Association Hosts a Meet and Greet for Olympic Champion Katherine Reutter WHO: Katherine Reutter, Olympic Speed Skater The Champaign Police Benevolent & Protective Association (PBPA) Champaign Police Department Employees WHAT: The Champaign Police Benevolent & Protective Association (PBPA) Unit #7 is hosting a meet and greet for Katherine Reuter at…
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Bike To Work Day

Help Us Celebrate National Bike Month With spring in the air, Champaign County Bikes, in partnership with the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, C-U MTD, and the Village of Savoy announce that Tuesday, May 4 is C-U Bike to Work Day. Everyone is encouraged to bike to work or…
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Champaign Police Department Nominated to Receive The Department of Defense, ESGR Freedom Award

The Champaign Police Department has been nominated to received the highest level of recognition provided an employer for outstanding support of National Guard and Reserve Component employees. Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Freedom Award nominees are recommended by employees who are National Guard or Reserve Component members and who feel their employer…
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2010 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Call for Nominations

The cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 2010 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Awardees will be honored Thursday, September 30, 2010, at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign, with a 6 p.m. reception and 6:30 p.m. dinner program. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards are: to honor individuals/organizations whose…
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Official Public Statement from Council Member Will Kyles Regarding Employee Discipline in Vine Street Incident

In response to the release of information concerning the employee discipline for the Vine Street Incident, Council Member Will Kyles made the following statement: “Based on the fact that two out of the three additional reports revealed that there was a policy violation, with that policy violation being a contributing factor in death, I do…
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