Champaign police are finding new ways to engage with community youth

CHAMPAIGN – The Champaign Police Department began gathering in coffee shops about six years ago for their “Coffee with a Cop” program. This month, they launched a new youth-geared program – “Ice Pops with Cops.” Their most recent “Coffee With A Cop” event was June 6th at the Starbucks on S. Neil St. in Champaign.  […]

Finding Common Ground Between Abolitionists And U Of I Campus Police

This is the second installment of a two-part digital series. You can read the first story here.  URBANA – On a Friday night in late October of last year, University of Illinois police Officer Kyle Krickovich began his shift at 10 p.m. — it would last until 8 a.m. — patrolling the east side of […]