Category: Police Department News

Champaign Police Department Open House

The Champaign Police Department hosted its third annual Open House for the community on May 17, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The event was held during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. The event provided an opportunity for the public to have […]

The Champaign Police Department Commemorates National Police Week

Each May during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014), the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. Local law enforcement agencies in Champaign County join the nation in honoring men and women who lost their lives in the line of duty. On May 16, 2014, at 11:30 a.m., Champaign Police […]

Champaign Police to Host Open House

The Champaign Police Department is inviting the public to its 3rd Annual Open House event, on Saturday, May 17, 2014.  The Open House will be held during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. Law Enforcement. WHAT:       OPEN HOUSE  WHO:         This event is open to the public! WHEN:       […]

5K Runners Injured by Thrown Objects

 On April 25, 2014 at approximately 7:57 p.m., Champaign police and medical personnel responded to the 300 block of E. Green Street after two female and one male runner were injured by small objects, possibly glass. At the 5k portion of the Illinois Marathon, three runners were struck by small objects, possibly glass; a 21 […]

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Honor the Fallen

Each May during National Police Week (May 11-17, 2014); the nation pauses to recognize the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement.  Local law enforcement agencies in Champaign County will also pause to honor men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Champaign Police will pay a special tribute to […]

Fire and Police Memorial Public Dedication Ceremony – Update

 In the event of rain the ceremony will be moved to the City of Champaign Council Chambers, 102 N. Neil Street, Champaign. Fire and Police Memorial Public Dedication Ceremony The Fire and Police Memorial will be held at the Fire and Police Memorial on the northeast corner of West Side Park by the Fire and […]

3rd Annual Champaign Police Open House

Join Us for the 3rd Annual Champaign Police Open House! At the Champaign Police Department on Saturday, May 17,2014 from 10 AM-2 PM at 82 E. University Avenue, Champaign, IL. Hourly Group Tours, from 10 AM-1 PM Presentations & Demonstrations by: Crime Scene Unit Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit Historical Displays Hostage Negotiators K-9 Unit SWAT Team […]

League of Illinois Bicyclists Annual Bike Summit

Police Lt. Jim Clark gave a presentation on April 15, 2014, for the League of Illinois Bicyclists, 3rd Annual Illinois Bike Summit that was held at the I-Hotel. Illinois bicycle advocates and interested professionals from around Illinois attended the summit for a day of learning and networking, meant to help them make their towns more […]

Officer of the Year

Congratulations to Champaign Police Officer, Ed Wachala, for being selected as the “2013 Officer of the Year.” Officer Wachala was selected by a committee of his peers for exemplifying the values of Service with Pride. Officer Wachala is assigned as the School Resource Officer for Centennial High School; however, he does much more for the Champaign Community […]

Entry-Level Police Officer Recruitment

The Human Resources and Police Departments administer programs to recruit and select a diverse group of qualified candidates for entry-level Police Officer positions. The number of minority and female applicants exceeded City Affirmative Action goals, which are based on expected availability of minority and female applicants for the job.  The Human Resources and the Police […]