News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 28, 2021

City Adopts Updated Mask Guidance

Updated Mask Guidance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), the City of Carbondale has adopted updated guidance on face coverings, effective immediately.

Thi...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2021

2021 Solar Group Buy Program Going Strong!

Solarize Southern Illinois

Solarize Southern Illinois returns to bring the homeowners and businesses of our region a Solar Group Buy Program! Our service area includes the counties of Franklin, Jackson, Perry, Union, Williamson, and, new for 2021, Johnson County, Illinois.

Last year...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Sunset Concert Series Returning Summer 2021

Sunset Concerts 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – An exciting summer tradition will return in late July! The City of Carbondale, in partnership with the SIU Student Center, SIU Student Programming Council, and Carbondale Park District, is pleased to announce th...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: June 14, 2021

City Awarded Grant from IDNR to Make Improvements at Cedar Lake

Cedar Lake Imrovements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Today, Governor JB Pritzker announced that the City of Carbondale would be awarded $120,000 in grant funds to make improvements at the Cedar Lake Boat Launch.

The funding was awarded to the City through the Illinois Depart...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2021

IDOT Awards City of Carbondale $2M To Extend Bike and Pedestrian Path

Bikeway Path - web

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale has been awarded $2,000,000 in funding through the Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) to extend the City's bike and pedestrian path along Route 13, from Murphysbor...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2021

City of Carbondale Transitioning to Online E-Pay Forms

Online E-Pay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is converting City forms to online forms using an e-pay feature to make submitting and paying fees more convenient for the public. 

Some of the newest online forms availab...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Illinois Liquor Control Commission Upholds City's Revocation of Saluki Bar/Levels Liquor License

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Liquor Control Commission (ILCC) has affirmed the actions of the Carbondale Liquor Control Commission (CLCC), upholding the suspension and revocation of the local liquor ...

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City Hall-Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: August 1, 2021

August is School and Campus Preparedness Month

School and Campus Preparedness Month

As the kids get ready to head back to school, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies, including the Carbondale Fire Department, are encouraging parents to include emergency preparedness in their back-to-sch...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Plan Your Escape Around Your Abilities

Fire Safety for People with Disabilities

  • Know two ways out of every room
  • If possible, live near an exit
  • You'll be safest on the ground floor if you live in an apartment building
  • If you live in a multistory home, sleep on the first floor
  • Being on the ground floor and near an exit will make your escap...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Be Safe! Prepare for Hazards

Boating Safety- Web

Before you get on the water, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to share the following checklist to ensure you have a safe boating experience.

  1. Check the forecast with the National Weather Service
  2. Always wear your life jacket
  3. Know your limits - do not ...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Don't Overheat This Summer!

Extreme Heat

During the summer months, temperatures in Illinois can reach dangerous levels. Extreme heat can be particularly hazardous for children, seniors, those with special needs, and pets. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the City of Carbondale...

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Fire Carousel

News Flash

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2021

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: January 22, 2021

Lateral Police Officer Program

PD Carousel - Recruitment

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 on-going ...

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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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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Lateral Telecommunicator

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The City of Carbondale's Lateral Telecommunicator is a regular, full-time, non-sworn position in the Police Department responsible for receiving telephone and in-person complaints and requests for police services from the Public. In addition, the...

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Police Carousel

News Flash

Posted on: July 27, 2021

Fatal Crash Investigation

On 07-26-21 at approximately 6:36pm, City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of a traffic crash at the intersection of East Main Street and Giant City Road.  Officers found one of the drivers involved in the crash suffered life-t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 07-26-21 at approximately 4:34 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of East Walnut Street.  Officers learned suspects fired shots in the area causing damage to a parked vehicle. &nb...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Suspicious Solicitations

Suspicious Solicitations

 

On 07-20-2021 at approximately 9:28 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1700 block of Colonial Drive in reference to a report of a suspicious solicitation.   Officers learn...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Aggravated Battery – Firearm Investigation

On 07/19/21 at approximately 5:50 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in reference to a report of victim who arrived at the hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.  The victim repo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 07/18/21 at approximately 10:45 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of South Cedarview Street.  Officers learned several shots were fired in the area causing damage to a vehicle that w...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Basic Citizen’s Police Academy – Fall 2021

The Carbondale Police Department is taking applications for the Citizens Police Academy. The purpose of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is to develop positive relations, and a better understanding and communication between the police and the ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 07/06/21 at approximately 6:50 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 800 block of North Marion Street.  While responding to the scene, officers learned a gunshot victim arrived at the Memorial H...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2021

Aggravated Battery-Firearm Investigation

On 07/05/21 at approximately 3:31 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of a gunshot victim in the 300 block of South Birchlane Drive.  Officers learned several shots were fired by the suspect from a vehicle which struck ...

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Police-Press Releases