Items tagged: Officer Christopher Oberheim

Champaign Police Unveil Oberheim Memorial Car – Fallen Hero Honored at National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

As we approach the first anniversary of the tragic death of Officer Christopher Oberheim, the Champaign Police Department is proud to announce the completion of a memorial squad car design in his memory. Officer Oberheim’s duty vehicle, Squad 57, has been redesigned to honor the life and legacy of our fallen hero. The memorial design […]

The Honorary Christopher Oberheim Avenue Street Sign to be Unveiled Tuesday, July 27, in Public Ceremony

On Tuesday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m., the City of Champaign invites the community to attend the unveiling of the street sign that designates University Avenue, between Neil Street and Chestnut Street, as Honorary Christopher Oberheim Avenue. Officer Oberheim was tragically killed in the line of duty on May 19, 2021, and the Champaign City […]