At approximately 1 p.m. today, the procession for Officer Chris Oberheim, #703, will begin. He will depart the Coroner’s Office, 202 Art Bartell Rd, Urbana, and law enforcement will escort him as he departs our community to Decatur. Additional first responder personnel will position themselves along the route, and the Police Department encourages anyone wishing to pay their respects to line the streets to honor our fallen hero. The route will pass by the Champaign Police Department.
Departing at 1 p.m., the processional will follow an assigned route.
- 202 Art Bartell Rd, Urbana
- Westbound on Main Street
- Northbound on Vine Street
- Westbound on University Avenue all the way to Randolph Street
- Northbound on Randolph
- Westbound on Church Street all the way to Interstate 72
- South Interstate 57 to Monticello Road
- Westbound on Monticello Road through Monticello to Interstate 72
- Interstate 72 to the Graceland-Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2901 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, Illinois
Media are encouraged to participate and film the procession.
The entire Champaign Police Department extends its appreciation to our community, and all communities near and far, for their support and condolences.