Category: Police Department Press Releases

The Champaign Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

Each May during National Police Week (May 12-18, 2013), the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Local law enforcement agencies in Champaign County will join the nation in honoring men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty. Champaign Police will pay a special tribute to…
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Joint Alcohol Enforcement Detail Finds Multiple Violations on “Party Bus”

On April 25, 2013 the Champaign Police Department and the Illinois State Police conducted a joint operation to address “Party Buses” coming to the Champaign community from other college campuses, which has been an ongoing problem for the last few months. At approximately 11:22 PM the Illinois State Police stopped a bus on Prospect and…
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Champaign Community Coalition “Neighborhood Walk”

Please join the Champaign Community Coalition as we “Walk-as-One” in the southwest police district of Champaign on Thursday, May 2, 2013, from 4:30-6:30 PM. Coalition partners will go door-to-door: Distributing child safety and crime prevention information; Informing residents about community programs for youth and families; Strengthening community partnerships; and Supporting and responding to neighborhood needs…
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2013 Heroes and Helping Hands Awards

Prior to the City of Champaign Council meeting next Tuesday, April 23, 2013, Champaign Fire and Police Departments will honor nearly a dozen people who in the last year found themselves in the midst of an emergency. Faced with crisis situations, these civic-minded helpers and heroes provided exemplary aid to their fellow citizens and the…
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Champaign Police Conduct a Death Investigation (407 S. State Street)

On Friday, April 12th, at approximately 6:10 AM, Champaign Fire Department responded to a working fire at an apartment located at 407 S. State Street. While at the scene, firefighters discovered the body of a deceased person. Fire department personnel then contacted Champaign Police to assist with the investigation. Champaign Police are treating this investigation…
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The Exchange Club to Honor Champaign’s “Officer of the Year”

What: The Exchange Club of Champaign will honor the Champaign Police Department’s “2012 Officer of the Year” at an annual recognition luncheon. Who: Officer Daniel Ward (Award Recipient) Anthony Cobb, Chief of Police (Guest Speaker) Exchange Club of Champaign When: Monday, April 22, 2013 at Noon Where: O’Charley’s Restaurant, 730 W. Town Center Blvd., Champaign…
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