Items tagged: cpd

Suspect Arrested, Charged in October 7, 2021 Homicide Investigation

On October 7, 2021, at approximately 3:12 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 500 block of West White Street for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located 42-year-old Charles Evans in an alley suffering from multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds to his torso and arm. Responding officers rendered medical aid until Evans was transported […]


Champaign Police Arrest Two, Seize Four Illegal Firearms

On Tuesday, May 31, Champaign Police responded to an alleyway behind the 500 block of West Green Street for a report of an attempted robbery. Reports indicated that a box truck was pulling into the alley when two male subjects approached the driver and made threats to his cargo, causing him to immediately leave the […]


Champaign Police Announce Voluntary Security Camera Registration Program

The Champaign Police Department has launched a new program that lets members of the public better help police in the event of a crime near their home or business. The Security Camera Registration Program allows community members and business owners with security cameras, video doorbells and similar systems inform the Police Department of the presence […]


City of Champaign Announces Appointment of Chief of Police

Today City Manager Dorothy Ann David announced the appointment of Timothy T. Tyler to the position of Chief of Police effective June 6, 2022. Tyler’s long and distinguished career includes more than 29 years in law enforcement in Illinois and 32 years of service in the U.S. military. Tyler started his career in community policing […]


Homicide Investigation – 400 Block of Ginger Bend Drive

On March 16, 2022, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 400 block of Ginger Bend Drive for a report of a shooting with injury. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim with life-threatening gunshot wounds to the torso outside of an apartment. Officers rendered medical aid on-scene until the victim could be […]


Traffic Accident with Injuries– Windsor Road and Neil Street

On March 5, 2022, at approximately 8:34 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Windsor Road and Neil Street for the report of a traffic accident. The initial traffic accident involved two vehicles and no injuries. At 9:06 p.m., as officers were still on scene, an operator for a local tow company was cleaning […]


Champaign Police Announces Return of “Coffee with a Cop”

CHAMPAIGN – The Champaign Police Department has announced the return of a popular community engagement series, Coffee with a Cop. These events offer a unique opportunity for residents to meet with police officers to ask questions, voice concerns and to get to know one another better through casual conversation. The coffee is complimentary for those […]


Shooting Investigation – 1500 Block of Kirby Avenue

On February 26, 2022, at approximately 4:54 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1500 block of West Kirby Avenue for reports of shots fired.  Shortly after, police were notified that a 19-year-old male arrived at a local hospital by personal transport with a life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken into surgery.  The victim remains in […]


Additional Criminal Charges Announced in August 15, 2020, Homicide Investigation

On August 15, 2020, at approximately 10:09 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the parking lot of Star Fox Liquor, located at 1005 West Bloomington Road for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 23-year-old male, identified as Christopher Kelly, suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to a local hospital but […]


Champaign Police Investigating Overnight Battery, Shooting

On February 20, 2022, at approximately 1:47 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 200 block of West Clark Street for a report of a battery, followed by shots fired. Upon arrival, officers learned of a fight that left a 41-year-old male injured and discovered evidence of gunfire. Soon thereafter, officers learned a 27-year-old male arrived […]