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Champaign Fire and Police Encourage Fireworks Safety this Summer Season

As Independence Day approaches and our community prepares to celebrate July 4th, the City of Champaign reminds residents and visitors that fireworks can be dangerous and to celebrate safely by leaving the fireworks to the experts. More than 19,500 reported fires are started annually by fireworks. Children ages 10–14 had the highest rate of fireworks […]


Shooting Investigation: 900 Block of W. Bloomington Road

Champaign Police were dispatched at 11:28 p.m. on June 5, 2024, to a hotel in the 900 block of W. Bloomington Road for a report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 34-year-old male victim from Tolono with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. The man was conscious and alert […]


Shooting Investigation – 100 Block of S. Mattis

Champaign Police were dispatched at 1:43 a.m. on June 1, 2024, to the 100 block of S. Mattis Avenue for a report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 30-year-old male victim from Champaign with multiple potentially life-threatening gunshot wounds. Officers and personnel from the Champaign Fire Department immediately rendered medical aid […]


Homicide Investigation – 1100 Block of North Mattis Avenue

Champaign Police were dispatched at 1:54 a.m. on May 19, 2024, to the 1100 block of N. Mattis Avenue for a report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a scene with evidence of gunfire but no witnesses who could say what had happened. A short time later, two victims arrived at an […]


Arrest Made in February 19, 2024, Shooting Investigation

A Calumet City man is in custody following an investigation into a shooting incident from February 2024. 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 […]


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 […]