News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2022

City Announces Trick-or-Treat Hours, House Decorating Contest, and Carbondale Halloween Events!

Trick Or Treat Web

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is excited to announce the official trick-or-treat hours will be Monday, October 31, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Residents wishing to hand out candy should light up their porches or dri...

Read more...

City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2022

City of Carbondale Seeking Ideas for Future Improvement Projects

City of Carbondale Logo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale wants to hear from you. Residents are encouraged to share input and ideas with the City for future projects and improvements.

This input is an important part of the City’s budgeti...

Read more...

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

Updated Amtrak Statement - Service Cancellations Possible Labor Action Against Freight Railroads

Amtrak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE - Negotiations for the railroad unions and the nation's railroads have reached a tentative agreement on a contract.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(UPDATE: September 15, 2022)Derrick James312-544-5118jamesd...

Read more...

City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Home Rule - Information and Frequently Asked Questions

HOME RULE

BackgroundHome rule status is automatically designated when municipalities have at least 25,000 residents or have adopted home rule by referendum. Following the completion of the 2020 Census, Carbondale’s new population is 21,857, a decline from...

Read more...

City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

City Council Election Petition Packets Available Beginning Aug 30

City Council Election Packets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In April 2023, the City of Carbondale will hold an election to select a Mayor for a four-year term and three City Councilmembers for four-year terms. Information and petition forms will be available in the City ...

Read more...

City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 29, 2022

City Launches Inclusion Task Force to Identify and Address Discrimination

Carbondale Inclusion Task Force

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – To strengthen its commitment to being a safe and welcoming city, the Carbondale City Manager's Office and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Coordinator have established the Carbondale Inclu...

Read more...

City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Off the Rails Concert Series Returns for Second Year

Off the Rails Concert Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The “Off the Rails” Concert Series returns to downtown Carbondale on Saturday, August 6, at 7 p.m.! The City of Carbondale and Carbondale Main Street have teamed up to host the free outdoor c...

Read more...

City Hall-Press Releases

News Flash

Posted on: October 1, 2022

Tips to Keep Our Children Safe at the Bus Stop

Bus Safety

National School Bus Safety Week is October 17-21 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 ...

Read more...

Fire Carousel
Posted on: October 1, 2022

The Great ShakeOut

ShakeOut

Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:20 a.m. on October 20 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, quakes can a...

Read more...

Fire Carousel
Posted on: August 31, 2022

City of Carbondale Improves ISO Rating for Fire Protection

CFD ISO Rating

Following its recent Insurance Services Office (ISO) inspection, the Carbondale Fire Department’s ISO rating has improved to the second-highest rating possible. The Fire Department previously held an ISO Rating of 4 but is pleased to report they...

Read more...

Fire Carousel
Posted on: September 1, 2022

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, families are spending more time outdoors. The Carbondale Fire Department would...

Read more...

Fire Carousel

News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2022

REMINDER - Fire Prevention Week is October 9-15, 2022

2022 Fire Prevention Week

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE - As Fire Prevention Week™ approaches, the City of Carbondale Fire Department reminds residents that “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.™”

The City of Carbonda...

Read more...

Fire-Press Releases

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...

Read more...

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...

Read more...

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

News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2022

Homicide Investigation Update

 

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois October 4, 2022

Homicide Investigation

****UPDATED RELEASE****

CARBONDALE – In reference to the shooting incident on 10/03/22 in the 700 block of South Lewis Lane that resulted i...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Homicide

NEWS RELEASECity of Carbondale, IllinoisOctober 3, 2022

Homicide Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In reference to the homicide investigation from 10/03/22, Carbondale Police investigators have suspects in custody.  ...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Homicide Investigation

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois October 3, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE –  On 10/03/22 at 1:24 p.m. City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a r...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2022

Robbery Investigation

NEWS RELEASECity of Carbondale, Illinois September 30, 2022 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECARBONDALE –  On 09/18/22 at 12:40 a.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department  responded to the 300 block of South Illino...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Burglary and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon Investigation

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois September 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – On 09/22/22 at 1:50 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in reference to a report ...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon/Armed Habitual Offender Investigation

NEWS RELEASE

City of Carbondale, Illinois

September 27, 2022

___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 CARBONDAL...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

 NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois September 20, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – On 9/19/22 at 7:34 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 700 block of South Lewis Lane in re...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Aggravated Battery - Firearm Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE –  On 9/10/22 at 10:11 p.m. officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 1100 block of East Main Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers discovered evidence of a ...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Department of Public Safety Open House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale Police Department would like to invite citizens and visitors of Carbondale to come to the Carbondale Police Department located at 501 South Washington Street for an Open House fro...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 6, 2022

Warrant Arrest and Burglary Investigation

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois September 6, 2022

Warrant Arrest and Burglary Investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – On 08-24-22 officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department investigated a business burg...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Carbondale Police Department Seeks Police Applicants

CPD Recruiting

NEWS RELEASE City of Carbondale, Illinois August 25, 2022

CARBONDALE POLICE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 

ENTRY-LEVEL AND EXPERIENCED POLICE OFFICERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CARBONDALE – Interested in a care...

Read on...

Police-Press Releases