News Flash

Posted on: November 30, 2022

Lights Fantastic Parade Detours, Closures, and Shuttle Bus Information

Lights Fantastic Web

IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The 31st Annual Lights Fantastic Parade returns to downtown Carbondale on Saturday, December 3! 

The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on South Illinois Avenue at Mill Street and will travel north on Illinois Aven...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2022

City of Carbondale To Host Tree Lighting and Holiday Kick-Off!

Holiday Tree Lighting Web

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale announces the return of its annual Tree Lighting and Holiday Kick-Off on Thursday, December 1, at the Town Square Pavilion!  

Join us between 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. for kid’s crafts, a ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2022

City of Carbondale Announces Holiday Lights Contest

Holiday Lights Contest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – It's time to break out the holiday lights and show your creativity! The City of Carbondale announces the return of the annual 'Let It Glow' Holiday Lights Contest and drive tour.&n...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2022

Carbondale Study Identifies Strategies for Gun Violence Prevention

No Gun Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – A needs assessment report produced by researchers at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will assist City leaders as they determine how to direct resources to areas in the City most impacted by gun ...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

"Marshmallows Roasting on an Open Fire"

Fireplace Safety

Decking the halls, trimming the tree, and the smell of marshmallows roasting on an open fire are all part of the holiday season! While gathering with friends and family in front of the fireplace this year, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to shar...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: December 1, 2022

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety(1)

The holiday season is close upon us. This is a time of joy but there is also an element of danger. To keep your holiday season joyful, we would like to take a few moments to discuss important safety issues. 

Christmas along with Hanukkah is undoub...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: December 1, 2022

'Tis the season to be freezin'

Pre-Winter Weather Checklist

Take time now to prepare your family, home, vehicles, and driving habits for everything from a dusting of snow to a major winter storm. Below is a Pre-Winter Weather Checklist to make preparing for winter easier.

Prepare your home and family

  • Prepare for pos...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Don't Crowd The Plow

Dont Crowd the Plow

November is winter weather preparedness month in Illinois, and the Carbondale Office of Emergency Management asks you to prepare now for possible extreme cold, snow, and ice.

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT)  provides the following...

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News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: August 8, 2022

Lateral Police Officer Program

Lateral Transfer - Salary FY23

If you have two or more years of post-probationary work experience as a police officer and meet the outlined qualifications, you are eligible for the Lateral Police Officer Program. Applications for experienced police officers are accepted on an ongoing b...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Compliment An Officer

Compliment An Officer

The Carbondale Police Department strives to provide the best police services and maintain high professionalism and rapport with the community.

If a Carbondale Police Department employee has positively impacted your life, please consider filling out this on...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Carbondale Police Department Arrest Summary

Arrest Summary

Click the image above to view the latest Arrest Summary from the Carbondale Police Department.

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News Flash

Posted on: November 29, 2022

Coats for Kids Program

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois

November 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Carbondale- The City of Carbondale Police Department is teaming up again this year with Saluki Athletics for the Annual “Coats for Kids&am...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Fatal Traffic Crash

 

City of Carbondale, Illinois

November 21st, 2022

 

Fatal Traffic Crash 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Carbondale- On 11-19-22 at approximately 10:56 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to East Walnut Street near Village Drive...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Motor Vehicle Theft/ Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by Felon Arrest

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois

November 7, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Carbondale- On 11-06-22 at approximately 6:10 p.m. City of Carbondale police officers stopped a stolen vehicle in the 700 block of East College Stree...

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