Champaign Police Lieutenant Michael Paulus continues to be active in providing training to law enforcement agencies around the State as well as Indiana on Excited Delirium Syndrome Response. Lt. Paulus has presented recently at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago as well as in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He presented in Rockford,… (Read the Rest…)
In an effort to increase awareness about the entry-level police officer application process, Champaign Police Department recruiters are attending area career fairs. This week, recruiters are onsite at Eastern Illinois University’s “Career Network Day”, internship and career fair (Wednesday) and the University of Illinois at Springfield’s Career Fair (Thursday) to provide information on internship and… (Read the Rest…)
Last July, Champaign police officers responded to South Second Street on a report that a man had made suicidal threats. The information was confirmed and he was transported for an involuntary evaluation at Provena. Officers seized his legally-owned Glock .40 caliber pistol. Since no action was taken on his Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card, the… (Read the Rest…)
The Human Resources Department coordinated the annual Employee Benefits and Wellness Fair, held on February 9, 2012. Approximately 120 City employees and retirees attended. At the Fair, Provena Covenant Medical Center, Carle Foundation Hospital, and Christie Clinic were on hand to conduct biometric screenings, including cholesterol and triglyceride screens. Various vendors participated to provide valuable… (Read the Rest…)
A total of 259 service requests from citizens and City staff were recorded during January 2012 in the Public Works’ Dispatch Office. This was an increase of 48 requests (23%) from the previous month’s count of 211. The chart below tracks the number of requests recorded each day by staff. The greatest number of calls… (Read the Rest…)
In the first 29 hours, the City has received more than 260 responses to the plastic bag survey, which was made available to the public at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 7. The results of this survey will be presented to the City Council as part of a discussion on reducing use of plastic bags… (Read the Rest…)
The stormwater utility fee public meeting was aired live on CGTV Cable Channel 5 at 7 p.m. on February 8, 2012. CGTV will add this program to their scheduled programming until February 28 for citizens who were unable to attend the public meetings.
Kelly Brown has been recognized as the Professional Standards Division Employee of the Month. Kelly is being recognized for the extra tasks she is taking on in addition to the burden of the overtime at the Front Desk. Kelly is also assisting with researching scheduling and overtime as we work through the issues… (Read the Rest…)