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 […]
One member of the Division of Public Safety’s emergency management team received two new professional credentials this month, and two other members’ credentials were reaffirmed.
A man was arrested for disorderly conduct Saturday morning after an officer saw him holding a toy gun outside the window of his vehicle and pointing it at pedestrians.
A GPS tracking device led police on Friday to the home of two men who were involved in multiple thefts of electric scooters on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus during August and September.
URBANA, Illinois – Ahead of the new school year, University of Illinois Police officers completed intensive training they hope to never use in real life. In July and August, all University Police officers who might be called to respond to an active shooter situation in the campus area completed a refresher course in how to […]