News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 1, 2021

City of Carbondale Announces Trick-or-Treat Hours, Halloween Contests, and Events!

Trick-Or-Treat WEB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry is excited to announce trick-or-treat hours for the City of Carbondale will be Sunday, October 31, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

The City of Carbondale asks that trick-...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2021

City of Carbondale Temporarily Closes Evergreen Park for Accessibility Improvements

Evergreen Park Accessibility Improvements (1)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will temporarily close Evergreen Park on Monday, October 4, to make accessibility improvements. This closure is expected to last through Friday, November 19. 

The City of Carbondal...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2021

Carbondale City Council Votes to Reinstate Mask Mandate

Masks Required Indoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – During a Special City Council meeting on Monday, August 30, the Carbondale City Council unanimously voted to reinstate a city-wide mask mandate, effective immediately. The Council also approved an ordinance adop...

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City Hall-Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2021

The Great ShakeOut

ShakeOut Dont FreakOut

Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:21 a.m. on October 21 during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills.

Why is this important? Earthquakes can occur at any time, anywhere and without warning. While we often associate earthquakes with the west coast, qua...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Recreational Fire Guidelines

Burn Regulations

Pursuant to Carbondale City Code 10-1-14 it is unlawful to burn or set fire to refuse or any other combustible material within the City of Carbondale with the exception of recreational fires, established in the following guidelines:

• The fire should be in...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries™!

Fall Back(1)

It's almost that time of year again! Every fall, Energizer works to remind people of the simple, life-saving habit of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting the clocks back for daylight saving time, t...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Tips to Keep Our Children Safe at the Bus Stop

Bus Safety

National School Bus Safety Week is October 18-22 and the Carbondale Fire Department would like to share the following tips from the National Association for Pupil Transportation:

Getting Ready for School  Have your children put everythin...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: September 1, 2021

5 Simple Steps to Campfire Safety

Campfire Safety

There’s nothing like the tempting smell of marshmallows toasting or hot dogs roasting over an open fire. Whether camping, hiking or just hanging out in the backyard, this year more families are spending time outdoors. The Carbondale Fire Departm...

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Fire Carousel

News Flash

Posted on: September 3, 2021

Carbondale Fire Department Selling Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts web

CARBONDALE - Carbondale Fire Department Local 1961 is selling t-shirts to raise awareness for breast cancer.

T-shirts start at $20 depending on size. Proceeds will go to the SIH Cancer Institute Patient Care Support Fund for breast cancer patients...

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Fire-Press Releases

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.

Additional Info... Police Carousel
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Lateral Telecommunicator

City of Carbondale Logo

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: October 13, 2021

Reckless Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 10-12-21 at approximately 7:11 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in reference to reports of shots fired. Officers did not locate anyone injured, but they did locate property damage to a residence. &...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Home Invasion, Armed Robbery, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Assault Investigation

On 10-12-21 at approximately 9:20 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of West Main Street, in reference to an incident initially reported as a disorderly conduct.  The investigation revealed, the suspect entered t...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2021

$15,000 in Reward Money Offered for Information Regarding the Murder of Keeshanna Jackson

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Springfield Division is offering a $10,000 reward and Carbondale Police are offering $5,000 to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the subject(s) involved in the August 22nd, 2021 mu...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Home Invasion and Armed Robbery Investigation

On 10-06-21 at approximately 9:20 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 300 block of South James Street in reference to a home invasion which occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on 10-05-21.  Officers learned two unknown suspe...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Missing Runaway Recovered

On 10-05-21 City of Carbondale police officers located Kashaad Johnson after he returned to a family member’s home.  He was found to be safe and in good health.  We thank the community for your assistance with this investigatio...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Missing Runaway Recovered

On 10-05-21 City of Carbondale police officers located Samantha Pettit.  She was found in good health and was returned home.   We thank the community for your assistance with this investigation.

Prior Release on 10-04-21:

The City of Carbo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Criminal Trespass/Resisting a Peace Officer/Aggravated Battery

On 09-23-21 at approximately 3:21 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 100 block of North Giant City Road in reference to a trespassing complaint.  Associates of a retail business called to report an individual was trespassin...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Missing/Runaway Juvenile Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing person reported on 10-01-21, Kashaad D Johnson, age 14, of Carbondale.  Kashaad, pictured below, was last seen on 09-29-2021 at about 2...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Missing/Runaway Juvenile Investigation

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile reported on 10-03-21, Samantha E. Pettit, age 17, of Carbondale.  Pettit, pictured below, was last seen on 10-03-2021 at about...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Aggravated Unlawful Use of Weapon and Battery Investigation

On 09/25/21 at 6:30 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 1100 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a disturbance. During the course of the investigation, officers arrested Tamira Smart, age 32 of Milwaukee, WI, for Battery and ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 09/24/21, City of Carbondale Police Officers investigated a report of an armed robbery near the intersection of West Main Street and South Poplar Street that took place on 09/23/21 at approximately 11:45 p.m.  Officers learned the victim was r...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 09/24/21 at approximately 11:47 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 700 block of South Dixon Street. Officers learned the victim was approached by two suspects, one who displayed a handgun and deman...

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Police-Press Releases