House Watch

The House Watch program is available to residents planning vacations or who must be away from home for an extended period. Police Officers check residences daily, looking for suspicious activity or anything unusual. Residences can be listed in the House Watch program for up to 45 days; this service is free.

Complete a house watch request form at the Carbondale Police Department or complete a House Watch Request online. Forms should be completed at least five days before leaving town.

Requests submitted after regular business hours (Mon-Fri; 8 am-5 pm) will be received and processed the following business day. If you need immediate assistance after hours, please call 457-3200 ext. 0.

Security Surveys

The City of Carbondale Police Department will conduct a security survey of your home or business free of charge. Officers trained as Crime Prevention Technicians will evaluate the overall security of your building and provide suggestions for improving safety.