Category: Police Department Press Releases

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in January 19 Bank Robbery

On January 19, 2017 at approximately 11:05 AM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Busey Bank, located at 3002 W. Windsor Road for a reported bank robbery.  Bank staff reported that a suspect entered the bank, jumped onto the counter and announced it was a robbery and demanded money.  An undetermined amount of currency was provided […]

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Champaign Police Department Accepting Entry-Level and Experienced Police Officers The City of Champaign is currently accepting applications for entry-level and experienced police officers to join the Champaign Police Department.  Dedicated to providing service through trust, integrity and respect, we seek diverse, committed individuals to support and proudly serve the residents and visitors of Champaign. Interested […]

ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY: Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@champaignil.gov   Today, at approximately 11:05 AM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Busey Bank, located at 3002 W. Windsor Road for a reported bank robbery. According to bank staff, a suspect entered the bank, jumped onto the counter, announced it was a robbery and demanded money.  The suspect was given an […]

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in January 17 Bank Robbery

  On January 17, 2017 at approximately 2:18 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Regions Bank, located at 111 S. State Street for a reported bank robbery. During the robbery, the suspect entered the bank and demanded money. A weapon was implied but not displayed during the robbery. Champaign Police Detectives have interviewed witnesses and continued […]

ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY – Police Seek the Public’s Help in Identifying Bank Robbery Suspect

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@champaignil.gov   Today, at approximately 2:18 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to Regions Bank, located at 111 S. State Street for a reported bank robbery. According to bank staff, a suspect entered the bank and demanded money; implying but not displaying a weapon.  The suspect was handed an undetermined amount of […]

Champaign Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@champaignil.gov On November 14, 2016 and November 27, 2016, the Dollar General Store located at 3001 W. Bradley Ave. was robbed by an unknown male subject. During each robbery, the suspect displayed a handgun and escaped with an undetermined amount of currency. Champaign Police Detectives continued the investigation into these incidents […]

Champaign Police Investigate Pedestrian & Motor Vehicle Accident

Media Contact:  Lt. Mark Vogelzang |  217-403-6908  |  mark.vogelzang@champaignil.gov  This evening, at approximately 5:53 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded to the 900 Block of W. Bradley Avenue in Champaign after receiving a report of a motor vehicle accident.  Upon arrival, it was apparent that a pedestrian had been struck while attempting to cross the street.  […]

Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Domestic Shooting Incident – 500 Block of N. James St.

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@champaignil.gov   On December 14, 2016, at approximately 6:08 PM, Champaign Police were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of N. James St. after receiving report of a gunshot victim at this location. Upon arrival, officers located a 24-year-old female with an apparent life-threatening gunshot wound to the back.  Medical […]

Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Incident – 300 Block of N. Third Street

Media Contact:  Lt. David Shaffer | 217-403-7030 | david.shaffer@champaignil.gov On November 4, 2016, at approximately 11:38 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 300 block of N. Third St. in Champaign for a report of gunfire. Upon arrival, officers located a residence where a party had taken place and found a 17-year-old female who sustained a serious gunshot wound to her […]