WILL reports that Champaign Police Chief R.T. Finney will retire, effective January 20th. Finney has been Chief of Police since 2003, and presided over the Kiwane Carrington shooting. Finney states on the city of Champaign website:

“It is with great joy and trepidation that I announce my intent to retire...I entered into law enforcement over 30 years ago as a civilian employee and since that time I have enjoyed working in every facet and position that law enforcement has to offer"