Category: Police Department Press Releases

Police Increase Enforcement for July 4 Holiday

  Police Increase Enforcement for July 4 Holiday Champaign Police will increase traffic enforcement of alcohol-impaired and unbuckled drivers this weekend, in conjunction with the Fourth of July holiday.  The enforcement is part of the statewide Independence Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket effort. Drunk driving is an epidemic…
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Update: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation

  UPDATE: Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation On Monday, June 8 at approximately 8:25 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 900 Block of N. Fourth Street for reports of multiple shots fired.  While on the scene, officers were advised of two gunshot victims that arrived at Carle and Presence Hospitals.  The injured subjects were being…
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Two Subjects Injured in Shots Fired Investigation

  Two Subjects Injured in Shots Fired Investigation On Monday, June 8 at approximately 8:25 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 900 Block of North Fourth Street for reports of multiple shots fired.  While on the scene, officers were advised of two gunshot victims that arrived at Carle and Presence Hospitals.  The injured subjects were…
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Attempt to Identify Bank Robbery Suspect

Contact:  Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, troy.daniels@ci.champaign.il.us, 217-403-6909 ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY:  Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect On June 5 at approximately 9:17 AM, Champaign Police responded to a reported bank robbery at First Financial Bank, located at 1611 S. Prospect Avenue. Upon arrival, it was determined that a robbery had occurred…
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Area Law Enforcement Agencies Join Together, Form Street Crimes Task Force to Address Gun Violence

MEDIA ADVISORY                           PRESS CONFERENCE: Area Law Enforcement Agencies Join Together, Form Street Crimes Task Force to Address Gun Violence                                  WHO: Chief Anthony Cobb, Champaign Police Department Chief…
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UPDATE: Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Reported Shooting

  Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer | david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us | 217-403-7030 UPDATE:  Champaign Police Make an Arrest in Reported Shooting On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:00 PM, Champaign Police responded to Carle Hospital to investigate a shooting that occurred at an undetermined location in Champaign.  The victim, a 38-year-old female, remains hospitalized in serious condition. On Wednesday, May 27,…
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