On May 16, 2012, School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield and the Assistant to the Chief of Police, Rene Dunn, visited with residents of Helia Health Care of Champaign in honor of “National Nursing Home Week”. Dunn and Westfield conducted a “Senior Safety” presentation for residents and cheered on the team at Helia during their watermelon […]
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The Champaign Police Department hosted an Open House for the community on May 14, 2012 from 9am to 7pm. The event was held during National Police Week (May 13-19, 2012), an event recognizing the service and sacrifice of U.S. law enforcement. The event provided an opportunity for the public to have fun, meet the Police […]
During the Champaign Park District’s annual Touch-A-Truck Day event, officers with the Champaign Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team and the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Unit demonstrated special weapons and tools that may be used during an emergency response. The event, which brings young children together with various trucks and people in the community […]
Each May during National Police Week (May 13-19, 2012), 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 17, 2012, at 11:30 AM, Champaign Police […]
Officer Jonathan Westfield participated as a member of a discussion panel during the presentation of Bullying and Discrimination: An Institutional Correlation at the Illinois Municipal Human Relations Association’s Annual Conference on May 8, 2012, in Danville. The Illinois Municipal Human Relation Association is a non-profit organization established in 1973 to initiate, promote and conduct educational […]
Officer Jonathan Westfield will conduct an anti-bullying seminar for volunteers of the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization on April 25th at 5:30 PM. Volunteers will be provided information on how to recognize, act in response to, and report bullying behaviors.
Officer Ben Newell will represent the Police Department at the Helping and Hiring Hometown Heroes Veteran’s Career Fair at the National Guard Armory in Urbana on April 27, 2012. This event is being sponsored by the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, Illinois WorkNet Center, the University of Illinois and Parkland College.
Officer Katherine Thompson represented the Police Department at the 2012 Sociology Majors and Minors Fair on Friday April 20, 2012. The Fair highlights not only the Sociology major itself, but also UIUC campus resources, volunteer and internship opportunities in the Champaign-Urbana area, and post-graduation opportunities. Students attend the fair looking to learn more about their […]
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 […]
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 […]