Category: Police Department News

2017 Entry Level Police Mandatory Orientation and Written Exam

2017 Entry Level Police Mandatory Orientation and Written Exam Two hundred and forty-three (243) applied for the Entry-Level Police Officer test for the new eligibility list, and 181 applicants attended the mandatory orientation and sat for the written exam on Saturday March 4. This was an above average turnout for the entry level recruitment process. […]

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Study Session

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Study Session Approximately 68 applicants attended the optional Study Session and Practice Exam at the I-Hotel  on February 21. The Study Session was administered by Stanard & Associates, Inc., the vendor contracted by the City for the 2017 Entry- Level Police Officer Recruitment.

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information Meeting

2017 Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information Meeting Approximately 50 prospective candidates attended the Champaign Police Departments 2017 Entry Level Police Officer Recruitment Information meeting on January 24, at the Champaign Public Library. Chief Anthony Cobb welcomed and thanked everyone that attended.  A panel of Police Lieutenants, Sergeants, SWAT., experienced Police Officers and probationary police […]

Helping to Make Our Roads Safe During the Holiday Season

The Champaign Police Department joined forces with other law enforcement agencies and highway safety partners throughout the state of Illinois during the winter holiday season to educate citizens on the impact of drinking and driving and to help make the roadways safer.  During the enforcement detail, police issued the following citations: Seatbelt Citations – 5 […]

Champaign Police Labor Day Safety Campaign – Ticket Mobilization Results

Media Contact: Sgt. Geoff Coon | 217-403-6934 | geoffrey.coon@champaignil.gov Over the Labor Day holiday, the Champaign Police Department participated in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and the Click It or Ticket traffic safety campaigns.  The local effort was part of a nationwide campaign in partnership with the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois […]

Champaign Police Department Entryway Gets an Update

The Public Works Concrete Section recently replaced the badly deteriorated brick entryway at the Champaign Police Department which had become unsightly and dangerous. The bricks had become a tripping hazard to the public as well as CPD personnel. The bricks were removed and a new concrete surface was formed in its place.  The front entrance had to […]

Devonshire HOA

Neighborhood Coordination Staff attended the Devonshire HOA annual meeting held on Tuesday, May 10.  NSD staff presented information on upcoming engagement activities, RNNC, and the Neighborhood Small Grant program.  Specific questions were asked about summer programs for underprivileged youth and the community response to the rise in violence.  The group also had an officer from […]

Police Officer, Neighborhood Services Assist Trapped Dog

On April 4, 2016, Property Maintenance Inspector Susan Jones received a phone call from Officer Shane Standifer about a dog that was locked inside a boarded property. Officer Standifer was responding to a call from the property owner and needed someone to remove a board so he could enter and retrieve the dog. As the […]

Entry-Level Police Officer Recruitment Update

On February 17, the Police and Human Resources Departments hosted a study session for those interested in taking the entry-level police officer written exam. Approximately 90 people participated in this voluntary session, which included a practice exam and an opportunity to ask questions and receive information about the test format and content. This study session was […]

Police Make Arrest in Sex Crime Investigation

Contact:  Lt. Dave Shaffer, 217-403-7030 david.shaffer@ci.champaign.il.us                                                                                                            Police Make Arrest in Sex Crime Investigation In November of 2015, the Champaign Police Department began an investigation into an alleged inappropriate relationship between a student of Gerber […]