Category: Police Department Press Releases

Shooting Investigation – 600 Block of Teal Cove Court

On Jan. 21, 2021, at approximately 12:02 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 600 Block of Teal Cove Court for reports of shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his back. He was transported to a local hospital and immediately taken into surgery. His injuries are not currently believed […]


Arrest Made in September 15, 2020, Shooting Investigation

On Sept. 15, 2020, at approximately 11:29 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male with two gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital and immediately taken into surgery where he was treated for his injuries. […]


Shooting Investigation – 1500 Block of North Prospect Avenue

On Dec. 31, 2020, at approximately 5:27 p.m., Champaign Police responded to a local hospital for the report of a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers learned an 18-year-old male arrived at the hospital by personal transport with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the hand. The preliminary investigation suggests the victim was exiting a local business […]


Shooting Investigation – 1800 Block of West John Street

On Dec. 29, 2020, at approximately 7:29 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1800 block of West John Street for multiple reports of shots heard. As officers arrived, METCAD advised a 19-year-old female shooting victim had arrived at a local hospital by personal transport with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her leg. The preliminary investigation […]


Homicide Investigation – 2000 Block of Moreland Boulevard

On December 28, 2020, at approximately 4:46 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2000 block of Moreland Boulevard for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 36-year-old female victim inside of a vehicle suffering from multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. […]


Apply Now to Serve! Applications Open for 2021 Entry-Level Police Recruitment

The City of Champaign is now accepting applications for the 2021 entry-level police officer testing process. The deadline to apply is January 28, 2021 by 4 pm CST. For more information and to apply, prospective applicants should visit the National Testing Network website. The Champaign Police Department seeks diverse, committed individuals dedicated to providing the […]


Champaign Police Lieutenant Bruce Ramseyer to Retire

Champaign Police Lieutenant Bruce Ramseyer has announced his retirement following 25 years of service to the City of Champaign. Ramseyer’s last day will be Friday, Dec. 18. “It has been an honor to have worked in this noble profession with such great people and committed law enforcement professionals at the Champaign Police Department,” said Ramseyer. […]


Shooting Investigation – 50 Block of E Springfield Avenue

On Dec. 6, 2020, at approximately 3:36 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 50 block of East Springfield Avenue for reports of shots heard. Upon arrival, officers discovered evidence of a shooting and were informed a 38-year-old male victim arrived at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his right arm and right […]


Barricaded Subject – 1900 Block of West Kirby Avenue

On Dec. 4, 2020, at approximately 5:32 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1900 block of West Kirby Avenue for the report of a potential hostage situation from an individual believed to be suffering from mental illness. Upon arrival, officers discovered an 18-year-old male with multiple felony warrants for his arrest barricaded inside of a […]


Shooting Investigation – 1200 Block of W Eureka Street

On Nov. 29, 2020, at approximately 3:26 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1200 block of West Eureka Street for an unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers observed several vehicles fleeing the area and discovered evidence consistent with a shooting. Police were soon informed a 28-year-old male victim arrived at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening […]