News Conference – “Unofficial” St. Patrick’s Day

The University of Illinois and Law Enforcement Agencies Hold News Conference to Announce Strategies for “Unofficial” St. Patrick’s Day

The University of Illinois and the cities of Champaign and Urbana will hold a joint news conference to discuss strategies for mitigating the risks associated with the March 1st “Unofficial” St. Patrick’s Day event.

What: Historically, this event has resulted in a significant increase in calls for service for police departments and first responders. Several agencies have teamed up to address enforcement activities and safety concerns associated with this event.

Who: Champaign Police Department
Division of Public Safety, University of Illinois
Illinois Liquor Control Commission
Illinois State Police
Office of Student Affairs, University of Illinois
Urbana Police Department

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM

Where: Champaign Police Department
82 E. University Avenue, Champaign