News Flash

Posted on: January 30, 2023

Carbondale Police Department Accepting Applications for Citizen's Police Academy

Citizens Police Academy 2023 - FINAL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Police Department is accepting 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 b...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

City of Carbondale Receives $1.8M in Federal Funding to Resurface S. Wall Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will receive $1.8M in federal grant funding from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to resurface South Wall Street from Park Street to Walnut Street.

In addition to resurfacing, ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2023

City of Carbondale Accepting Funding Applications from Community Agencies

Community Agency Funding Application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is accepting funding applications from community agencies for the City’s Fiscal Year 2024 (May 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024). Each year, the City of Carbondale app...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2023

City of Carbondale Announces Public Input Meeting for Cedar Lake Master Recreation Plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – A public meeting is planned for Tuesday, February 7, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., at City Hall to discuss the latest developments on the Cedar Lake Master Recreation Plan and allow for public input.

Agenda: &nb...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Carbondale's Annual Neighborhood Alliance Meeting Planned for Sat, Feb 4

Neighborhood Alliance 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – Join the Neighborhood Action Group for Carbondale's annual Neighborhood Alliance Meeting on Saturday, February 4, at 10 a.m. at the Carbondale Public Library. The event will be offered in a hyb...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Carbondale Police Department Secures Federal Funding for Technology Upgrades

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth secured more than $182 million in Congressionally-directed spending for Illinois projects in the FY23 Omnibus Appropriations Act, including $600,000 in tech...

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

City of Carbondale Highlights and Successes of 2022

Year in Review 2022 (1)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In 2022, the City of Carbondale made significant progress toward its goals outlined in the City’s Vision 2025. Guided by these goals, and with the support and leadership of the Carbondale City Council, City staff...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 16, 2022

City of Carbondale Recognized as Leader in Climate Planning

City of Carbondale - Cedar Lake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE –This week, the City of Carbondale was recognized on a world stage at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity COP15 for its nature-forward approach to resilience, climate, and sustainability. Other cities to r...

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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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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: December 14, 2022

Arbitrator Upholds City of Carbondale's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – An arbitrator has upheld the City of Carbondale's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, which requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. 

The decision, made ...

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City Hall-Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2023

Pre-Winter Weather Checklist

Winter Weather Ahead

 With cooler temperatures fast approaching, we should all prepare for upcoming winter weather.

Prepare your home and family

  • Prepare for possible isolation in your home by having sufficient heating fuel; regular fuel sources may be cut off. For exam...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Winter Fire Safety Tips

The high cost of home heating fuels and utilities has caused many people to search for alternate sources of home heating. The use of wood-burning stoves is growing and space heaters are selling rapidly. Fireplaces are burning wood and man-made logs. All t...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Tips to Limit Your Exposure to Hazardous Household Chemicals

Household Chemicals

Knowing how to handle household products containing hazardous materials or chemicals can reduce the risk of injury.

  • ONLY STORE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS IN PLACES CHILDREN CAN'T GET TO THEM
  • Save the national poison control number in your cell phone and p...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: January 1, 2023

Space Heaters are a Leading Cause of Home Fires

Space Heater Safety

Be warm and safe this winter by following these tips when using a heating source, such as space heaters:

  • Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater
  • Have a th...
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Fire Carousel
Posted on: December 5, 2022

Updated Illinois Smoke Alarm Law Effective January 1, 2023

Smoke Detector

Beginning January 1, 2023, any new smoke alarm that is installed within a single or multi-family home is required to be an alarm that features a 10-year sealed battery.

Smoke alarms in single or multi-family homes prior to January 1, 2023, may remain in pl...

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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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Don't Crowd The Plow Video Fire Carousel

News Flash

News Flash

General

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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Alert Center

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The Alert Center allows visitors to stay up to date on potentially disruptive, non-life threatening events such as road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Active alerts will display at the top of the website. Visitors can also sign...

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General
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Create an Account

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By clicking “Sign In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that t...

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General
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Stay Connected

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Sign up to receive email or text updates on topics of your choice so that you can stay informed. Check out Notify Me today!

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General
Posted on: January 3, 2023

Report a Concern

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Citizen Request Tracker allows you to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. If you have an account you can also log in to view the progress of your existing report. Learn more about Citizen Request Tracker today!

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News Flash

Posted on: December 5, 2022

Updated Illinois Smoke Alarm Law Effective January 1, 2023

Smoke Detector

Beginning January 1, 2023, any new smoke alarm that is installed within a single or multi-family home is required to be an alarm that features a 10-year sealed battery.

Smoke alarms in single or multi-family homes prior to January 1, 2023, may remain in pl...

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Home Carousel

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: January 30, 2023

Update: Missing Child

***UPDATE***

January 30, 2023

Missing Child Recovered

Carbondale-The Carbondale Police Department has located missing child Brayden Jeffers safe at a family member’s home. Thanks to the public for their assistance.  

***PREVIOUS RELEASE***

C...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Missing Child

NEWS RELEASE

City of Carbondale, Illinois

January 30, 2023

Missing Child 

Carbondale – The City of Carbondale Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing child. Brayden T. Jeffers, 14 years old of Ca...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Update #2- Aggravated Battery with Firearm Investigation

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois January 30, 2023

CARBONDALE – On 10/27/22 at approximately 4:32 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 700 block of South Rawlings Street in referen...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2023

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Investigation

 NEWS RELEASE

City of Carbondale, Illinois

January 30, 2023

Carbondale - On 01-27-2023 at 11:29 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers stopped a vehicle in the 500 block of East Main Street.   During the course of the investigation, offic...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Unlawful Sale of Firearms Investigation

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois January 25, 2023

CARBONDALE - On 01-24-2023, City of Carbondale police officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane. During the search, officers arrested ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Death Investigation

CARBONDALE –  On 01/21/23 at 1:27 a.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 800 block of East Grand Avenue in reference to a death investigation.   The officers found a male with a gunshot wound inside an apartme...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Burglary and Threatening a Public Official Investigation

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois 

January 19, 2023 

Burglary and Threatening a Public Official Investigation 

On 01-18-2023, at 4:54 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to a business in the 800 block of East...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Missing Adult

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois

January 18, 2023

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Carbondale- The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing adult, Jared R. ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

City of Carbondale Police Department investigators continue to investigate a shooting that took place in 200 block of South Lake Heights involving juvenile known acquaintances.  Investigators identified a juvenile offender suspected to be respons...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

On 01-17-2023 at 5:53 p.m., a Carbondale Police officer was flagged down in reference to a victim of a gunshot wound going to the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale emergency room.  Officers went to the hospital and found a juvenile victim with a no...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois January 17, 2023

On 01-16-2023 at 10:48 a.m., Carbondale police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of East Chestnut Street. During the course of the investiga...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Shots Fired and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by Felon Investigation

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois January 17, 2023

On 01-16-2023 at 2:36 a.m., an officer conducting a directed patrol in the area of South Hayes Street and West College Street (Arbor District) heard several shots being ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

 

NEWS RELEASECity of Carbondale, IllinoisJanuary 17, 2023

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 01-15-2023 at 1:57 a.m., City of Carbondale police officers monitored a large crowd in the 200 block of West Main Street when an unidentifi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Aggravated UUW Arrests

Jeff Diederich

SHERIFF OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY

404 N. Van Buren ? Marion, Illinois 62959

618-997-6541 * Fax 618-998-2296 * E-Mail: [email protected]

PRESS RELEASE

Williamson County, Illinois – Drive-By-Shootings – Over the past several w...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2023

The Spring Session of the Basic Citizen Police Academy

NEWS RELEASECity of Carbondale, IllinoisJanuary 6, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Police Department is taking applications for the Citizens Police Academy. The purpose of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is to d...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Shots Fired Investigation

 

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois January 5, 2023

CARBONDALE – On 1-04-23 at 6:26 p.m., Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 500 block of South Forest Street in reference to a report of multipl...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 5, 2023

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by Felon Investigation

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois January 4, 2023

On 01-04-2023 at 10:51 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 300 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a report of a man with ...

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Police-Press Releases