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Posted on: October 7, 2019

City of Carbondale Seeking Ideas for Future Improvement Projects

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale wants to hear from you. Residents are encouraged to share input and ideas with the City for future projects and improvements.

This input is an important part of the City’s budgeti...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Carbondale Sustainability Action Plan Survey Now Available Online

Sustainability Action Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Sustainability Commission needs your help developing a Sustainability Action Plan for Carbondale.  

Throughout the summer, the Commission collected numerous strategies through its initial Su...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 2, 2019

City Clerk's Office Closed Oct. 14-18

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale City Clerk's Office will be closed the third week of October due to offsite training.

Walk-in customer service will not be available, October 14-18, while staff is away. The closure does not affect FOIA requ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Mayor Henry Announces Trick-or-Treat Hours for Carbondale

Trick-or-Treat Hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry is excited to announce trick-or-treat hours for Halloween.

Kids can trick-or-treat throughout Carbondale on Thursday, October 31 from 5-8 p.m. Residents wishing to hand out candy to “tric...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Fall Severe Weather Safety

Carbondale Severe Weather

The National Weather Service reports that there's a greater risk for tornadoes, large hail, flash floods and damaging winds in October and November than any other time of the year, except for spring months. 

In the last 25 years, the greatest numb...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Promotional Pinning Ceremony

Promotional Pinning Ceremony 2019

Jay Crippen was promoted from Fire Captain/OEM Coordinator /Training Officer to Assistant Fire Chief, Firefighter Brad Lam was promoted to Fire Captain and Firefighter Dylan Fairfield was promoted to Fire Captain/OEM Coordinator /Training Officer.

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Carbondale Promotes Saluki Spirit

Saluki Spirit 2019

Ways to Show Your Saluki Pride 

  • Include a welcome message on your marquee 
  • Make your business maroon (display Saluki flags, banners, etc.)
  • Encourage all employees to wear Saluki appeals to work Friday-Sunday 
  • Run specials for studen...
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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Raises Money for American Heart Association

Heart Walk

The women of the Carbondale Police Department participated in the Heart Walk at Walkers' Bluff on September 21. 

The Police Department raised $330 for the American Heart Association. A total of $1,138 was collected by the City of Carbondale.&n...

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Police
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Officer Maether Receives First Responder Award

First Responder Award

Carbondale Police Officer Ben Maether was named the Carbondale Community High School "First Responder of the Game" on September 13.

Every year, the school acknowledges the hard work and dedication of first responders throughout Jackson County at ...

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Police
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Child Passenger Safety Inspections

Car Seat Check

Did you know 9 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly? 

Common errors include:

  • Not properly securing the seat into the vehicle
  • Facing the child forward too soon
  • Improper placement of harness straps
  • Using a seat that is not appropriately sized f...
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Police
Posted on: March 15, 2019

House Watch Program

House Watch Program

Are you going on vacation soon? The Carbondale Police Department offers a House Watch program to assist residents who are away for an extended period of time. 

Police officers check residences daily, looking for suspicious activity or anything out...

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Police
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Offers Safe Exchange Zone

Safe Zone

If you're looking to finish a sale on Craigslist or Heartland Community Swap, the Carbondale Police Department offers a safe exchange zone for online purchases.

While the Police Department has not investigated any incidents involving meetings where transac...

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Police
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

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Get a first-hand look at the work officers perform on a daily basis by signing up for our Citizen's Police Academy.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Before You Ride, Register Your Bike

Bike

All bicycles in the City of Carbondale, including Southern Illinois University, are required to be registered. 

Registering your bicycle helps law enforcement with the recovery of your bicycle in the event of loss or theft. All cyclists are requir...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Fall 2019 Personal Safety for Women Classes Offered

The City of Carbondale Police Department will be offering Personal Safety for Women classes over the next few months. The classes, which are geared toward sexual assault prevention, are designed to teach women prevention and precaution methods and how to ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 10-07-19 at approximately 11:26 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to shots fired.  Officers found a 5 year old female gunshot victim.  The Jackson County Ambulance...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Pumpkin Patrol

The City of Carbondale Police Department is looking for volunteers this Halloween.  On Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. the police department will be sponsoring a Halloween safety patrol called “Pumpkin Patrol&...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Felony Retail Theft Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in a felony retail theft investigation which occurred on 03-09-2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m. from Best Buy.  The suspects are a wh...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm - Update

Update – City of Carbondale Police investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Jamal Q. Humes, of Carbondale, for charges of Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon, Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and...

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