Category: Police Department News

Human Trafficking Panel Discussion

On May 5, 2014, members of the Church of Christ in St. Joseph watched the film “Rape for Profit” before a panel discussion that included Dana Pfeiffer, Executive Director of the Springfield based Grounds of Grace and Champaign Police Detective Patrick Simons. “Rape for Profit” focuses on human trafficking in Seattle; Grounds of Grace assists […]

Monticello Rotary Club Presentation

Champaign Police Officer Brian Karbach was the guest speaker for the Monticello Rotary Club on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.  Officer Karbach spoke about the EOD Unit and law enforcement in general.  A member of the Monticello Rotary Club, Harold Vogelzang, emailed that Brian “. . . epitomizes the emissary of good will and caring that […]

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 […]