Items tagged: Police Memorial

CPD Marks Police Week with Ceremonies

The Champaign Police Department marked National Police Week (May 12-18, 2024) with events and ceremonies. These events included the annual Police Memorial and a Historical Dedication held on May 14, Police Employee Awards held on May 15. The department used the week’s celebration to offer opportunities for the Champaign community to learn about CPD’s storied history, including a […]

Temporary Downtown Road Closure

Downtown Temporary Road Closure (State Street and Church Street)   In order to conduct the Police Memorial Ceremony on Friday, May 19, 2023, a portion of two streets near West Side Park will be temporarily closed: •     State Street between Hill Street and Park Street •     Church Street between Randolph Street and Prairie Street The closure will […]

Champaign Police Invite the Public to Annual Police Week Events

Return of Police Department Open House Set for Saturday, May 20, 2023 The Champaign Police Department invites the public to attend events during National Police Week, May 14 through 20, 2023, as we open our doors to the community for the first time since 2018. Additionally, Champaign Police will once again recognize employees for their […]

Champaign Police Invite the Public to Annual Police Memorial Ceremony

On Friday, May 17, at 11:15 a.m., the annual Champaign Police Memorial Ceremony will be held at West Side Park (400 W University Ave, Champaign) to honor law enforcement officers from around the world who have died in the line of duty. We will pay a special tribute to Champaign Police Officers Thomas Dodsworth (end […]

Fire & Police Memorial Dedication Video

The City’s Information Technologies Department (ITD) recently filmed and edited the Fire & Police Memorial Dedication Ceremony on April 30, 2014. The ceremony features remarks from the Fire and Police Memorial Committee, Mayor Gerard, and other distinguished guests. The new memorial (located in the NE corner of West Side Park) is a tribute to the […]