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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Entry-Level Police Officer Examination

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Do you have what it takes to join our team and be a police officer? The Carbondale Police Department is currently accepting applications for the entry-level police officer examination. 

Qualifications to Apply: 

  • Applicants for examination ...
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Back to School Safety

Back to School Safety

Students are headed back to school, and that means more children and buses on the roads. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the greatest risk to a child isn’t riding a bus, but approaching or leaving one. From 2008 ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Child Passenger Safety Inspections

Car Seat Check

Did you know 9 out of 10 car seats are installed incorrectly? 

Common errors include:

  • Not properly securing the seat into the vehicle
  • Facing the child forward too soon
  • Improper placement of harness straps
  • Using a seat that is not appropriately sized f...
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Posted on: March 15, 2019

House Watch Program

House Watch Program

Are you going on vacation soon? The Carbondale Police Department offers a House Watch program to assist residents who are away for an extended period of time. 

Police officers check residences daily, looking for suspicious activity or anything out...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Offers Safe Exchange Zone

Safe Zone

If you're looking to finish a sale on Craigslist or Heartland Community Swap, the Carbondale Police Department offers a safe exchange zone for online purchases.

While the Police Department has not investigated any incidents involving meetings where transac...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Before You Ride, Register Your Bike

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All bicycles in the City of Carbondale, including Southern Illinois University, are required to be registered. 

Registering your bicycle helps law enforcement with the recovery of your bicycle in the event of loss or theft. All cyclists are requir...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

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Get a first-hand look at the work officers perform on a daily basis by signing up for our Citizen's Police Academy.

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