Two men arrested after attacking another

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – University of Illinois Police arrested two men Thursday afternoon after receiving a call about disruptive behavior on top of a parking garage and later observing the men attacking a third man on the sidewalk. Officers’ attempts to detain the men lasted for several minutes. Officers were forced to use a Taser at […]

Traffic patterns to change for Homecoming celebration

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – Community members may notice some additional road closures around Memorial Stadium on Friday as the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign prepares to celebrate Homecoming. Kirby Avenue between First Street and Fourth Street will be closed beginning at noon Friday and remain closed until after the football game on Saturday. First Street between Stadium […]

What is the Clery Act?

At the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Clery compliance is housed within the Division of Public Safety. Clery Compliance Coordinator Kate Kaput shared insight into what the Clery Act is and what requirements the university must abide by under the federal law. 

What UIPD’s Campustown plans mean for student safety

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – This weekend, the University of Illinois Police Department will assume primary responsibility for police calls on the Champaign side of Campustown, and local law enforcement officials expect that to mean more visible patrols in Campustown and faster response times throughout Champaign. The intergovernmental agreement between the city and the university is a […]

Patrols result in four DUI arrests, loaded gun recovered

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – Four men were arrested in separate incidents near campus over the weekend for driving under the influence of alcohol, one of whom was illegally carrying a loaded gun in his car and another who had previous convictions for the same offense. It’s another indication that University Police are being diligent in their […]