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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Raises Money for American Heart Association

Heart Walk

The women of the Carbondale Police Department participated in the Heart Walk at Walkers' Bluff on September 21. 

The Police Department raised $330 for the American Heart Association. A total of $1,138 was collected by the City of Carbondale.&n...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Officer Maether Receives First Responder Award

First Responder Award

Carbondale Police Officer Ben Maether was named the Carbondale Community High School "First Responder of the Game" on September 13.

Every year, the school acknowledges the hard work and dedication of first responders throughout Jackson County at ...

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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: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

PD Badge

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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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Before You Ride, Register Your Bike

Bike

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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