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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that often goes undetected, catching individuals off guard or in their sleep. The "silent killer" is produced by burning fuel in cars or trucks, small engines, stoves, lanterns, grills, fireplaces, g...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Preparing for Winter Weather

Final Winter Preparedness

Take time now to prepare your family, home, vehicles and driving habits for everything from a dusting of snow to a major winter storm!

Every year, Illinois averages at least five major winter storms that impact millions of people. The best time to prepare ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Thanksgiving Safety

Thanksgiving

Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home. 

Here are a few safety tips to keep in mind this holiday season:

  • Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking on the stove top so you...
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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Fully Automated Refuse Collection Begins January 20, 2020

Refuse Changes Final 10-31-19

Beginning on December 16, 2019 new guidelines will need to be followed for refuse collection as fully automated collection service will begin on January 20, 2020:

  • All refuse must be contained completely inside cart(s) provided by the City with the lid(s) c...
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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Carbondale Promotes Saluki Spirit

Saluki Spirit 2019

Ways to Show Your Saluki Pride 

  • Include a welcome message on your marquee 
  • Make your business maroon (display Saluki flags, banners, etc.)
  • Encourage all employees to wear Saluki appeals to work Friday-Sunday 
  • Run specials for studen...
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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Christmas Store

Christmas Store

'Tis the season to give. The Carbondale Police Department is honored to help families in the community this holiday season with the Christmas Store.Each year, the Police Department makes sure kids have gifts to open on Christmas. Starting the first Monday...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

2019 Coats for Kids Program

2019 Coats for Kids

The City of Carbondale Police Department has partnered with the Athletics Department of Southern Illinois University Carbondale this holiday season to collect NEW coats for boys and girls, ages 1-8 in Carbondale. The donated coats will benefit the childre...

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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

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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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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Home Invasion Investigation

On 11-13-2019 at approximately 6:01 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the 900 block of East Park Street in reference to a report of a home invasion.  Officers learned at 5:30 p.m. two suspects entered the residence, one of whi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Concealing or Aiding a Fugitive

On 11-12-19 Deputies with the Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Sheriff’s Department arrested Thomas Durell Evans Jr., 30 years old of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on a Jackson County, Illinois warrant for charges of Concealing or Aiding a Fugitive r...

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Posted on: November 9, 2019

Murder

On 11-07-19 at approximately 11:00 a.m., officers and investigators with the Heartland Fugitive Task Force in Southeast Missouri and the Sikeston, Missouri Department of Public Safety arrested Tyren Johnson, 21 years old of Sikeston, Missouri, on a Jackso...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Residential Burglary Arrest

On 11-06-19 at approximately 9:00 p.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a residence on South Maple Street in reference to a burglary in progress.  Officers arrived at the residence and found the resident detaining the suspec...

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Posted on: November 3, 2019

Homicide

On 11-03-19 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department received numerous calls of shots fired in the 500 block of S. Illinois Avenue.    Officers already in the area on foot, located a gunshot victim with life-t...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Death Investigation

On 11-01-19, at approximately 2:44 a.m., the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to a gunshot victim at 1225 W. Freeman Street. Within three minutes of receiving the call, officers arrived and found a victim located in the west stairway of the ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon

On 10-29-19 at approximately 5:30 p.m. officers arrested Antonio Watson in Evansville, Indiana.  Watson is awaiting extradition to Illinois for the charge of Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon.  The United States Marshals Service and the...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Unlawful Use of Weapons by a Felon

On 10-20-2019 at approximately 5:32 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in reference to a gunshot victim.  The investigation revealed the victim and his acquaintance, Antonio Watson 38 years old o...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Drug Take Back Day - October 26th, 2019

On Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Carbondale Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its 18th opportunity in 8 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially danger...

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