City of Champaign News

The entry-level Police Officer recruitment efforts by the Human Resources and Champaign Police departments culminated on September 3rd with 406 total applications received, including 115 minorities (28.32%) and 81 female applicants (19.95%). New this year, a $25 testing fee or waiver was implemented. The intent of the testing fee was to reduce the number of…
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On October 13, 2010, the Administration staff of Unit 4 Schools hosted a Gold Card Club breakfast in which School Resource Officer Jonathan Westfield presented information on the School Resource Officer program. The group highlighted success of the program and the partnership between school staff and the Champaign Police Department.

The City of Champaign has received a copy of the Complaint filed by Jeshaun Manning-Carter and Laura Manning, his mother, concerning an incident that occurred October 9, 2009 – the accidental shooting death of Kiwane Carrington and the arrest of Manning-Carter at 906 W. Vine Street. The Complaint alleges that Carrington was shot by Police…
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Champaign police have arrested a suspect in connection with an Aggravated Battery case that occurred on September 14, 2010, in the 400 block of East John Street. Today, twenty-one year old Tyren L. Scott of Champaign was interviewed by Champaign Detectives and subsequently arrested for his involvement in the aforementioned case. After conducting a month-long…
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Today at approximately 9:59 a.m., Champaign Police Officers were dispatched to First Midwest Bank, 812 W. Springfield, for a reported robbery. Police received information that a man entered the bank and handed the teller a note while demanding money. The suspect implied having a gun, though witnesses report never actually seeing one displayed. The suspect…
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Champaign Police Department Crime Prevention Month Activities In 1984, the National Crime Prevention Council designated October as Crime Prevention Month. Since then, government agencies, civic groups, schools, businesses and youth organizations have reached out to educate the public and explore new partnerships during this special month. Throughout October, the Champaign Police Department will conduct a…
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