Items tagged: Urbana Police Department

Champaign Police Respond to Call for Service; Two Officers Shot, Suspect Deceased

On May 19, 2021, at approximately 3:24 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2400 block of North Neil Street for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, two Champaign Police Officers exited their vehicles, and the preliminary investigation indicates they encountered an armed individual and gunfire was exchanged. The suspect was fatally wounded and pronounced deceased on […]

Local Law Enforcement Agencies Discontinue Prescription Drug Collection Box Program

The Champaign, Urbana and University of Illinois Police Departments have discontinued their prescription drug collection box program. The prescription drug boxes located in the lobby of each respective department have been removed and prescription medication for disposal will no longer be accepted by the agencies. The departments elected to discontinue the prescription drug box program […]

Area Law Enforcement Scenario Training to be held Thursday

Champaign County law enforcement agencies will be holding a joint training exercise this Thursday, October 18, starting at 10:00 p.m. at Zahnd Park, 2502 South Staley Road and the Stephens Family YMCA, 2501 Fields South Drive, Champaign. The exercise will conclude at approximately 4:30 a.m. on Friday, October 19. Citizens can expect to see several […]