This video series, produced by Urbana Public Television, features Officer Preston James talking with community members and police professionals about the services provided by the Urbana Police Department. Cops Corner can be seen every Saturday morning at 8:30AM on UPTV which broadcast locally on Comcast channel 6, AT&T U-verse channel 99 and i3 Broadband channel 6. Cops Corner is also available to watch on-demand via UPTV's YouTube channel.
You can select a specific episode to watch from the list below:
Solicited Fraud - Investigator Duane Smith provides information on how viewers can protect themselves from solicited fraud.
Tasers - Sgt. Matt Rivers discusses the use and policy of Tasers within the Urbana Police Department.
Internet Crimes - Officer Preston James welcomes Investigator Tim McNaught to the program to discuss internet crimes and more.
Consequences of Crime - Officer Preston James sits down with Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz to discuss the consequences individuals face for committing crimes.
School Safety - Officer Preston James chats with Urbana School District #116 Superintendent Dr. Don Owen about different aspects of safety concerning the school district.
METCAD - Officer Preston James talks with METCAD Supervisor Karen Clevenger about Champaign County's 9-1-1 emergency dispatch center.
Gun Violence - Officer Preston James welcomes Urbana Police Chief Pat Connolly, Champaign Police Chief Anthony Cobb and the North End Breakfast Club's Aaron Ammons to the program to talk about the outbreak of gun violence in our community and what is being done to address it.
Animal Control - Officer Preston James chats with Michelle Carr about her duites as Animal Control Officer with the Urbana Police Department.
Community Policing - Officer Preston James talks with Rev. Lawrence James and the Community Coaltion's Tracy Parsons about their programs.