Category: Police Department Press Releases

Fatal Traffic Crash – Intersection of University Avenue and Fourth Street

Champaign Police were dispatched at 10:06 p.m. on April 25, 2024, to the intersection of University and Fourth Street for a report of an Accident with Injuries. On-scene, officers found a 19-year-old Indiana man who suffered injuries after he was ejected from his motorcycle following a collision with a car. The man had sustained multiple […]


Shooting investigation – 2500 Block of W. Springfield Avenue

Champaign Police were dispatched at 11:55 p.m. on April 8, 2024, to the 2500 block of W. Springfield Avenue for a report of a shooting with injuries. On-scene, officers found a 29-year-old man from Champaign who had suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers quickly rendered medical aid to the man with assistance from the Champaign […]


Champaign Police Invite Public Comment During Upcoming Assessment

The Champaign Police Department is soliciting community feedback as part of an on-site assessment of the department’s operations. On April 4-5, 2024, a team of auditors for the Illinois Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (ILEAP) will be in Champaign to review the Champaign Police Department’s policies, procedures, operations, management, and support services. As part of the […]


Shooting Investigation – 1400 Block of N. Hickory Street

Champaign Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of N. Hickory Street at 9:24 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2024, for a report of shots fired. As officers arrived on the scene, they were notified of a 24-year-old female victim from Champaign who arrived at a local hospital by personal transport. Additional officers were dispatched […]


Shooting Investigation – 2500 Block of W. Springfield Avenue

Champaign Police were dispatched at 7:34 p.m. on March 18, 2024, to the 2500 block of W. Springfield Avenue for a report of shots fired. As officers arrived in the area and began searching for evidence of a shooting, they located a 46-year-old Champaign man in medical distress unrelated to the initial call and immediately […]


Shooting Investigation – 700 Block of W. Vine Street

Champaign Police were dispatched at 7:31 p.m. on February 19, 2024, to the 700 block of W. Vine Street for a report of a shooting with injuries. As officers arrived on-scene, they were notified of a victim who arrived at a local hospital by personal transport. Additional officers were dispatched to the hospital, where they […]


Community Update: Man Dies After February 8, 2024, Shooting Incident

Champaign Police have been informed that the victim of a February 8 shooting incident has passed away due to his injuries at a local hospital. This investigation has been reclassified as a Homicide. Champaign Police were dispatched at 3:19 p.m. on February 8, 2024, to the 100 block of N. Market Street for a report […]


Arrest Made in Shooting Investigation – 100 Block of N. Market Street

Champaign Police were dispatched at 3:19 p.m. on February 8, 2024, to the 100 block of N. Market Street for a report of a shooting with injuries. On-scene, officers located a 45-year-old Broadlands man with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound to the torso. Officers from the Champaign Police Department quickly rendered medical aid with assistance […]


Joint First Responder Training to be held January 30 at First Christian Church

Champaign County first responders will hold a joint training exercise on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, starting at 9:00 a.m. at First Christian Church (3601 Staley Road, Champaign). The training exercise will conclude at approximately 12:00 p.m. and will help prepare first responders for rapid response emergency scenarios and mutual aid needs that may occur in […]