Category: Police Department News

Officer Westfield to Speak at “Bully” Documentary at The Art Theatre

Officer Jonathan Westfield will provide remarks to the audience viewing the PG-13 version of the documentary film “Bully” on April 27, 2012, at the Art Theatre. This powerfully moving film focuses on three children who face the torment of living with bullying each day as well as members of two families who lost their children […]

The Champaign Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

Each May during National Police Week (May 13-19, 2011), 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 […]

Champaign Police Department to Host Open House

The Champaign Police Department will host an Open House for the community on May 14, 2012. The event will be held during National Police Week (May 13-19, 2012), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. WHAT:  OPEN HOUSE WHO:     This event is open to the public WHEN:  Monday, May 14, 2012 […]

CPD Officers Attend Danville Area Community College Job Fair

Officers Jonathan Westfield and Ben Newell represented CPD at the Danville Area Community College annual Career Connections Job Fair on Wednesday, April 18, in the Mary Miller Gymnasium. 50 Companies attended the Job Fair sponsored by the DACC Career Services Center, DACC Veterans Multipurpose Employment Center, the Illinois WorkNet Center, Neuhoff Communications, and the Commercial […]

Officer Thompson Speaks to Sociology Class at the U of I

Officer Katherine Thompson spoke to Dr. Nicole Holtzclaw-Stone’s Sociology Class at the University of Illinois on Wednesday, April 11 at 3 p.m. Officer Thompson discussed the ways her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology helps her in her career in Law Enforcement on a daily basis.

Neighborhood Meetings

Lt. Jon Swenson attended the Beardsley Park Neighborhood Meeting on Tuesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Stratton School. Lt. Swenson also attended the Church and Hill Area Neighborhood Group Meeting on Wednesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m. at the Don Moyers Boys and Girls Club.

Lt. Michael Paulus’ Article on Excited Delirium Published in Force Science Institute Newsletter

Lt. Michael Paulus authored an article on Champaign County’s Excited Delirium protocol for the Force Science Institute April 2012 Newsletter. The Force Science Institute is dedicated to the study of human dynamics in high stress, rapidly unfolding force encounters. Through classes and consultation, the Institute strives to facilitate the application of Force Science concepts during […]

Fitness 5-O Officers to Run with READY School Students

Starting April 10th at 8:40 AM, Champaign Police Investigators Lt. Joe Gallo and Sgt. Dave Griffet will be running with READY School Running Club students as part of their Fitness 5-O program. Officers will run with the students at West Side Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 10, 2012.

CPD at the STAR Leadership Institute

Champaign Police District Commanders, Lt. Michael Paulus, Lt. Brad Yohnka, Lt. Jon Swenson and Lt. Dave Shaffer all conducted presentations on intelligence-led policing to attendees of the Star Leadership Institute on March 31st at the Champaign Public Library.