Items tagged: Law Enforcement

Champaign Police Honor Fallen Officers at Memorial Ceremonies

On May 19, 2023, the Champaign Police Department hosted the annual Police Memorial Ceremony at West Side Park. During the event, Champaign Police honored fallen heroes Thomas Dodsworth, Robert Tatman, and Christopher Oberheim, along with law enforcement officers across the nation who have died in the line of duty. Department staff was joined at the […]

New City Podcast Features Interim Deputy Chief Geoff Coon

On the latest episode of the Champaign City Profiles podcast, Interim Deputy Chief Geoff Coon (Champaign Police Department) shares how a chance internship led to his career in law enforcement, his duties and responsibilities at the department, and why CPD is a great destination for both new and experienced officers looking to move to a […]

Community Coalition Hosts Dialogue on Community & Law Enforcement

On Wednesday, July 13, the Community Coalition changed its regular monthly meeting format to open up a dialogue between community members and local law enforcement. More than 100 people including concerned citizens, local law enforcement officials, and local service providers attended the meeting at the Champaign Public Library. Also present was U.S. Attorney for the […]

Serve our Community, Become a Champaign Police Officer!

Contact: Sgt. Geoff Coon, 217-403-6934 [email protected] Serve our Community, Become a Champaign Police Officer! The City of Champaign is currently accepting applications for entry-level and experienced police officers to join the Champaign Police Department. Dedicated to providing service through trust, integrity and respect, we seek diverse, committed individuals to support and proudly serve the residents […]