Champaign Police Department

  • Agency: Champaign Police Department
  • Address: 82 E. University Avenue, Champaign, 61820 IL
  • Chief: R T Finney (Chief of Police)

Champaign Police Department is located at 82 E. University Avenue, Champaign, 61820 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is R T Finney. The Champaign Police Department phone number is 217.351.4545.

Champaign Police Department News

Thanks to all who came out this morn for our Coffee with a Cop kickoff! Building relationships, one cup at a time ☕️

Looking forward to your company! Coffee with a Cop, tomorrow morn, 7-9AM @Biggby Coffee – 401 S. Mattis Ave.

No agenda, no speeches-just a chance for citizens to meet officers, engage in casual conversation, and enjoy a cup of coffee!

A reminder that C-U's trick-or-treat hours this year are observed Tues Oct 31, 6-8PM. Be safe, be seen, be alert, be kind!

Join us Friday, October 20 from 7-9 AM at Biggby Coffee (401 S. Mattis Ave) for our Coffee with a Cop kick-off.

Deputy Chief Gallo and Lt. Shaffer talk burglary prevention efforts on this month's Champaign Connection with Rick Atterberry.

Police investigate pedestrian/motor vehicle accident at W. Bradley and N. Willis Ave.

CPD is grateful to have helped bring closure to these cases. Our condolences & prayers continue as families move forward in their healing.

Police believe Watson to be travelling between Danville and Champaign. Anyone with info is encouraged to call CPD or Crime Stoppers.

Please note downtown road closures and parking limitations for this weekend, starting tomorrow 6am through Sun 5am.

The offender, 43yo Thomas was arrested for Aggravated Discharge. Additional charges may be forthcoming, pending the SA's review.

UPDATE: Suspect identified in yesterday's Regions Bank robbery. Anyone with info is encouraged to call police.

ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY. Anyone with info is encouraged to call CPD Investigations at 217-403-6900 or Crime Stoppers.

Pearson surrendered to detectives today, in connection with Sept 1 homicide investigation.

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***PLEASE SHARE*** CPD is currently investigating an incident in which flyers were distributed in select neighborhoods with advertisement of a KKK meeting to take place at a specific residence in Champaign. Based on preliminary information, we believe this to be a hoax aimed to excite fear and anger towards the printed address. Champaign Police asks that news and social media cease circulation of the flyer, which has personal information listed and has resulted in numerous threats of retaliation towards this family and their home. Citizens who may have information related to the production of, or potentially have video or photo of the person(s) responsible for distributing the flyers, are urged to contact Champaign Police Investigations Division at 217-403-6900. Additional information will be shared as the investigation allows.

CPD Investigations Division welcomes Officer Amy Petrilli as new detective.

Anyone with information on Pearson’s whereabouts or the shooting, is urged to contact Champaign Police Investigations at 217-403-6900.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Champaign Police Investigations Division at 217-403-6900.

The investigation has revealed that several individuals were present at the scene when the shooting occurred. Detectives are requesting to speak with anyone who was present at the scene and will arrange to speak privately with anyone with information.

“Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs is a massive problem in Illinois, with more than 300 people dying annually,” said Sergeant Geoffrey Coon. “Alcohol- or drug-impaired driving is not acceptable behavior. It is essential to plan a sober ride home before you go out. Your life and the lives of others is dependent on it.”

Detectives developed information leading to the identity and arrest of David D. Denson, for the offense of First Degree Murder.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Champaign Police Investigations Division at 217-351-4545.

CPD brings home the trophy in the annual softball tourney vs. City of Champaign Fire Department - beating their 5-year winning streak!

“Our Department takes use of force incidents very seriously, especially when someone has been injured by gunfire,” shared Chief Cobb. “We’ve already taken some proactive measures to review and implement individual training needs, as well as taken review of Department-wide firearms training..."