Champaign hired Police Chief Timothy Tyler despite disciplinary past and allegations of misconduct

This story is part of a partnership focusing on police misconduct in Champaign County between the Champaign-Urbana Civic Police Data Project of the Invisible Institute, a Chicago-based nonprofit public accountability journalism organization, and IPM Newsroom, which provides news about Illinois & in-depth reporting on Agriculture, Education, the Environment, Health, and Politics, powered by Illinois Public Media. This investigation was […]

217 Today: Champaign hired Police Chief Timothy Tyler despite disciplinary past

Monday, January 29, 2024 Today’s headlines:  The parents of a University of Illinois student who was found dead outside in Urbana during sub-zero weather have filed a complaint against campus police for failing to find him. Illinois Congresswoman Nikki Budzinski says lack of progress in Washington on the federal budget is also holding up work […]