Urbana Illinois Department of Justice in Urbana Illinois

Address and phone number for Urbana Illinois Department of Justice, a Department of Justice, at South Vine Street, Urbana IL.


Name
Urbana Illinois Department of Justice
Address
201 South Vine Street, Urbana, Illinois, 61802
Phone
217-344-9935

About the Urbana Illinois Department of Justice

The Urbana Illinois Department of Justice, located in Urbana, IL, is a local branch of the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) that enforces federal laws in Champaign County. The Department of Justice Office operates under the authority of the U.S. Attorney General to represent the interests of the U.S. in legal matters that involve the government. For example, the DOJ Office represents the federal government in U.S. district courts and U.S. courts of appeals. Local DOJ Offices work with the Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys, which coordinates Champaign County U.S. Attorneys' Offices.

You may contact the Department of Justice for questions about:
  • Illinois DOJ Offices and locations
  • DOJ Office responsibilities
  • Champaign County federal criminal investigations
  • Department of Justice public records
  • DOJ jobs and employment in the Champaign County area
Champaign County DOJ Office Responsibilities

The DOJ Office in Urbana serves as trial counsel for the U.S. government in civil and criminal lawsuits. Headed by an U.S. Attorney and made up of Assistant U.S. Attorneys, the DOJ Office prosecutes cases from Champaign County federal law enforcement agencies such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The DOJ Office also handles civil claims against the U.S. government and pursues civil rights cases.

DOJ Public Records

The Department of Justice makes records related to its investigations, cases, and prosecutions in the Champaign County area available to the public. These include records related to DOJ lawsuits, FBI investigations, and records from other federal law enforcement agencies. Some records, particularly those related to ongoing investigations, are exempt from public disclosure. Contact the Urbana Illinois Department of Justice to request public records, for questions about the availability of public records, or to learn about the fees for requesting public records.

Urbana Civil Rights & Disability Law

In Urbana, the DOJ Office enforces specific areas of federal law. Through the Civil Rights Division, the DOJ Office enforces the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Tax Division enforces tax law and promotes voluntary compliance. In addition, the Urbana DOJ Office enforces federal environmental laws, anti-trust laws, and violence against women laws.

Champaign County Federal Law Enforcement Agencies

The USDOJ acts as the parent agency for law enforcement agencies like the DEA, FBI, and ATF. USDOJ offices such as the Community Oriented Policing Services and the Office of Justice Programs administer resources in the Champaign County area to support public safety and law enforcement. The Office of the Inspector General reviews Federal Law compliance for federal law enforcement agencies in the Champaign County area. In addition, the USDOJ National Security Division operates programs to protect the U.S. from national security threats. Through the DOJ Office, the division implements Champaign County counterterrorism initiatives, conducts intelligence and counterintelligence efforts, and investigates financial transactions that impact national security.

Contact the Urbana Illinois Department of Justice

You may contact the Urbana Illinois Department of Justice by calling 217-344-9935, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Urbana Illinois Department of Justice, 201 South Vine Street, Urbana, Illinois, 61802.


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