Department Posts

Urbana Boots vs Badges Blood Drive

Date: 
May 16, 2018 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm

Blood Services of IllinoisWho will get the most donors? 

This is a friendly competition between the Urbana Police Department and the Urbana Fire Department in an effort to get blood donors. These Urbana Departments want to help save lives! Urbana Fire Marshall Phil Edwards and former Urbana Police Officer Preston James have taken on the mission of recruiting donors from their departments. This blood drive is open to the public, and the community is encouraged to come on out the Urbana Civic Center and give blood!

PLEASE HONOR OUR FIRST RESPONDERS by giving blood during the Boots vs. Badges Blood Drive.

HOW: To schedule your time to donate blood, please call Community Blood Services of Illinois at 217-367-2202. Scheduling an appointment is recommended. Or click on this link to schedule your appointment time.

Closed - Request for Bid: Urbana Police Department Squad Car Graphics Installation

Date: 
May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Closed

The Urbana Police Department will be purchasing a new fleet of squad cars after July 1, 2018. We estimate the cars to arrive six to eight weeks after being ordered and graphics installation to begin late September-early October. We are seeking a qualified company to install graphics on the new fleet. The graphics will be the same as the current fleet.

There will be a total of nine marked cars and three unmarked cars. The only graphics the unmarked cars will have are three-inch car numbers on the front and back along with the “Thin Blue Line” flag. The marked cars will not be changed.

To set up an appointment to inspect the current graphics or if you have any questions, please contact Lt. Jason Norton at the Urbana Police Department, 384-2320.

Bids should be received no later than May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Send to the attention of Lt. Jason Norton at the email address below.

Closed - Request for Bid: Urbana Police Department Squad Car Equipment Installer

Date: 
May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

Closed

The scope of work will entail removing the overhead lights, prisoner seat and partition and tool box from our current fleet vehicles. Those items along with a center console, driver’s seat partition, rifle rack, in car video system, computer system and all related wiring will need to be installed in the new fleet. There will be a total of nine marked cars and three unmarked cars. The unmarked cars will all have internal lighting to be installed. One of the unmarked cars will not have partitions to be installed.

Included in the quote should be the cost and length of time estimated to outfit one car and any warranty provided by the installer. If there are any questions, please contact Lt. Jason Norton at the Urbana Police Department, 384-2320.

Bids should be received no later than May 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Send to the attention of Lt. Jason Norton at the email address below.

Closed: UPD Accepting Tow Applications

Date: 
February 15, 2018 - 5:00pm

Closed

The Urbana Police Department is currently accepting applications from tow companies for the police department rotational tow list. Tow companies must meet several minimal qualifications. A summary of the list of qualifications include:

  • Ability to respond to calls 24 hours per day / 7 days per week / 365 days per year
  • Maintain a minimum of three different tow trucks, one of which must be a flatbed, and staff capable of mobilizing all three trucks at one time
  • Response time from call to arrival on scene of 20 minutes
  • Ability to release vehicles 24 hours per day, including a 30-minute response time to a facility located in the Champaign-Urbana metropolitan area.

If you are interested in being considered for this list, please review the linked application and contact Deputy Chief Bryant Seraphin at (217) 384-2334 by 5:00 pm on February 15, 2018.

Closed: Request for Bid: Illinois Traffic Citations and Warning Tickets

Date: 
February 9, 2018 - 5:00pm

CLOSED 

  1. IL Traffic Ticket: 6-PART NCR (original, canary, white, green, goldenrod, blue), double-side printing (front same, 2nd side has unique pages [except for pages 2&3]) 25 traffic citations per book, sequential numbering in the upper right corner of each ticket, printing for URBANA POLICE, CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, URBANA ILLINOIS, COURTROOM L, 101 E MAIN STREET, URBANA, 61801 IL. Traffic Tickets must conform to ILLINOIS UNIFORM TRAFFIC CITATION AND COMPLAINT.  Quantity:  101 and 201/book. 
  2. Warning Notice: 3 Part NCR (original, pink, canary), double-sided printing on pages 2&3, 50 Warning notices per book, sequential numbering in the upper right hand corner of each Notice, printing for URBANA POLICE DEPARTMENT, 400 SOUTH VINE STREET, URBANA, IL, (217) 384-2320.  Quantity:  51, 101, and 201/book. 

Examples of Warning and Citation are attached below. If you would like to see the actual ticket books, please contact:

KAREN SNYDER
(snyderkr@urbanaillinois.us)
Urbana Police, 400 S. Vine Street
Urbana, IL 61801 
(217) 384-2320