Cobb aAnthony Cobb
Chief of Police

(217) 403-6907



Department Mission

The Champaign Police Department’s authority to police and to ensure community safety comes from the community – our citizens.

The success of the Champaign Police Department depends upon the performance of each individual employee.

Each employee makes a difference and keeps our community safe.

Each employee contributes to the success of the department by upholding their responsibilities and through their actions on a daily basis.

Read the Champaign Police Department Value Statement

Community Policing Strategies

Please visit the City of Champaign’s Youtube channel for the latest City Council presentations on policing strategies, Professional Standards, Community Outreach, officer highlights and more.

Department Divisions

Operational Support

The Investigations Division investigates all criminal and juvenile cases. Fiscal Administration provides fiscal support to the department including accounts payable, payroll processing and budget coordination.

Patrol Operations

Patrol Operations provides the initial response to citizen calls for service and enforces criminal and traffic statutes. The Traffic Services enforces abandoned vehicle ordinances and provides crossing guard program. Animal Control enforces the animal control ordinances.

Professional Standards

The goal of Professional Standards is to assist the department in achieving the highest standards in law enforcement. Three closely related functions are Officer Conduct, Training and Development and Illinois State accreditation.