Category: Police Department News

Illinois NAACP and Illinois Police Chiefs Announce “Shared Principles” Agreement

***ILLINOIS ASSOCIATION OF CHIEFS OF POLICE PRESS RELEASE*** Illinois NAACP and Illinois Police Chiefs Announce Bridge Building Agreement, “Shared Principles” (Resolution is the first of its kind in the nation)   (Springfield, IL) – The Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police (ILACP) and the Illinois NAACP State Conference announced a resolution of shared principles that are […]


Police Recruiting Event Sees High Turnout

Approximately 60 applicants attended the optional Study Session and Practice Exam. The event was held on the evening of Wednesday, February 21 at the iHotel & Conference Center. It was administered by Stanard & Associates, Inc., the vendor contracted by the City for the 2018 Police Entry-Level Testing Process.


Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV

Hoffman Awards Ceremony Now on CGTV On October 26, 2017, CGTV was invited by the Champaign Fire Department to record the 3rd Annual Edward M. Hoffman Memorial Awards & Pinning Ceremony. The event honored Champaign Firefighters, Police Officers, Ambulance Services, and citizens that have given exemplary service to our community. Additionally. during the pinning ceremony, […]


City Launches Police Officer Recruitment

Starting January 2, the City will begin accepting applications for Entry-level Police Officers to join the Champaign Police Department.  For more information, and to apply, visit the Apply to Serve website.  The application deadline for Entry-level Police Officers is February 9.  Please note that applications for Experienced Police Officers are accepted year-round at www.champaignil.gov/jobs. Optional […]


Police Showcase Commemorative Squad Car Honoring Fallen Officer, Robert L. Tatman

The Champaign Police Department has added a new vehicle to its fleet that honors fallen Champaign Police Officer Robert L. Tatman #80, who was killed in the line of duty on November 25, 1967. The commemorative vehicle reflects the color scheme and door decals of the 1967 squad car that Tatman drove, and is one […]


Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November

Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November On this episode of Champaign Connection, it’s that time of year again! The fall yard waste collection season is upon us. Learn what to do with your fall yard waste and when Public Works will be in your neighborhood for pickup. Learn what to do with your […]


Now on CGTV: Champaign Police Department Employee Awards Ceremony

On May 16, the Champaign Police Department celebrated everyday heroes by honoring the police officers, staff, and citizens who went above and beyond to serve our community, and CGTV was on hand to film the ceremony. Highlights from the event included police department acknowledgment of staff’s commitment and dedication to our city. This year’s celebration […]


City Accepting Applications for Citizen Review Subcommittee & Internal Use of Force Review Committee

The City of Champaign is continuing to accept applications from citizens interested in serving on two newly constituted panels. These committees are being created to increase transparency between the police and the public. The two committees open for application are: The Citizen Review Subcommittee of the Human Relations Commission.  The City is seeking citizens to […]