University Police are investigating an off-campus stabbing that resulted in one student receiving a non-life-threatening wound early Thursday morning. Investigators are asking for the community’s help in identifying the person in an image that was captured by a nearby security camera.
URBANA — As the school enters its hiatus and many students leave campus, those who stay during the break should take precautions to make sure they stay safe. With fewer people in the area, that also provides criminals with more opportunities to commit crimes. But there are a few things you can do to significantly […]
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, Illinois – The University of Illinois Police Department is making preparations to keep students and community members safe so they can enjoy the Halloween weekend without any unwanted scares. Halloween and the weekend preceding it tends to bring an increase in activity at Campustown bars and off-campus house parties. That in itself is not […]
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – A 27-year-old man was arrested for arson over the weekend after he intentionally lit a car on fire in Campustown. University Police initially were called at 7:19 p.m. Thursday to the off-campus area of Third and Chalmers streets, Champaign, where witnesses reported that they saw a man crouched near a parked car […]
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, Illinois — The popularity of electric scooters and bikes has accelerated in the last few months, and University of Illinois Police have seen a corresponding increase in the number of those devices being reported stolen. Meanwhile, conventional bicycles continue to be a target for thieves, especially when they are locked only with a cable […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]