Category: Police Department News

International Chiefs of Police Annual Conference

Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb attended the International Chiefs of Police Annual Conference in San Diego, California September 29 through October 3. The Annual Conference provides top-notch education on the most pressing law enforcement topics of the day along with an opportunity to learn, network and problem solving. The Conference featured renowned keynote speakers, forums […]

Western Illinois University Career Fair

Champaign Police Lieutenant Tod Myers and Sergeant Dave Griffet represented the department at the Western Illinois University Law Enforcement and Justice Administration Career Fair on October 2, 2012, from 10 am to 2 pm.

“Get on the Bus Program” to Tour Police Department.

The “Get on the Bus” program through Weston Exploration within University Housing will tour the Champaign Police Department on Friday, September 21, 2012. This event allows for many first-year college students to explore different careers throughout the community. The tour and talking with officers will help students to understand the careers available in the Champaign […]

UIUC Sociology Internship Fair

Champaign Police Officer Katherine Thompson will represent the department at the University of Illinois Sociology Internship Fair on Friday, September 21, 2012, in Lincoln Hall. The purpose of the fair is to recruit college students for internships, primarily from the Sociology Department, but from other departments as well.

Police Department Attends EIU Job Fair

Champaign Police Detective Joe Johnston represented the department at the Eastern Illinois University Job Fair on Wednesday, September 19, 2012. “Career Network Day,” is an ideal opportunity for the department to connect with potential candidates seeking full time and internship opportunities.

Champaign Police Officers Out and About in the Community

  Chief of Police Anthony Cobb made a presentation: “The Role of a Police Officer” to Cub Scout Pack #11 at Dr. Howard Elementary School on September 10, 2012.  Officer Jonathan Westfield made an Anti-Bullying presentation to adults at St. Matthew’s School on Tuesday, September 11, 2012.  Officer Jonathan Westfield will attend the Disability Expo […]

Police Department Promotion and New Officers

Officer Jaceson Yandell took the Oath of Office for the position of Sergeant at the September 4 Council Meeting. In addition, three new police officers took the Oath of Office: Montrell Coleman, Jerad Gale and Ed Sebestik. Jaceson Yandell took the Oath of Office for the position of Sergeant by Mayor Gerard      Montrell […]

Family 2 Family Parent Talks

School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield and Police Chief Anthony Cobb will attend the Access Initiative “Family 2 Family” parent talks on Thursday, August 23 at 5:30 PM. Chief Cobb will field questions from parents about police operations and Officer Westfield will facilitate discussions on bullying behaviors and how to report juvenile runaways. The event will […]

Parkland Pointe Move-In Day

On Sunday, August 18, Officer Shelly Dominguez met with residents moving in to Parkland Pointe and distributed burglary prevention materials.

CPD Nominated for Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

The Champaign Police Department has been nominated to receive the 2012 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The award is the highest level of recognition provided an employer for outstanding support of National Guard and Reserve Component employees. The Freedom Award was instituted in 1996 under the auspices of the Employer Support of the […]