Category: Police Department Press Releases

Champaign Police Investigate Fatal Country Brook Shooting

On Tuesday, May 14, at approximately 9:20 PM Champaign Police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Country Brook Apartments located in the 2600 block of West Springfield Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located a subject who appeared to be suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The subject was immediately transported to a […]

Champaign Police Conduct Death Investigation

On May 10, 2013 the Champaign Police Department was dispatched to 309 E. Green for a report of an individual who had fallen from the building. Upon arrival officers located a female on the sidewalk with obvious major injuries. Medical personnel responded to the scene and the individual was later pronounced dead by the Champaign […]

Champaign Police Make Arrests in Shooting Investigation (1300 Block N. Champaign)

The Champaign Police Department arrested Shaundrell D. Brown (18), Jonathan E.C. Brumfield (23), both of Champaign and Devin A. Lindsey (19) of Rantoul in connection to a report of a shooting. No one was injured during this incident and police have not located any victims. It appears this may be a random act that occurred […]

Champaign Police Department to Host Open House

The Champaign Police Department is inviting the public to its 2nd Annual Open House event, on Saturday, May 18, 2013. The Open House will be held during National Police Week (May 12-18, 2013), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. Law Enforcement. WHAT: OPEN HOUSE WHO: This event is open to the public! […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]