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Posted on: February 5, 2021

February Communique Now Available

To view the February edition of the Carbondale Communique, click here.  

Carbondale Communique
Posted on: December 10, 2020

December 2020 Communique

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News Flash

Posted on: February 25, 2021

Soil Cleanup Completed as Required by EPA at Former Koppers Facility

Update on Koppers- web

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the completion of another cleanup at the former Koppers Wood-Treating Facility at 1555 North Marion St. in Carbondale. The agency required the current owner, Beazer East Inc., to address dioxin/fura...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opening in the Civic Center

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is pleased to announce that the Civic Center will serve as a COVID-19 mass vaccination site beginning Friday, February 19.  

Governor JB Pritzker announced Wednesday morning that t...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2020

City Ordinance Requires Face Masks In Public

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In response to the recent tide of new coronavirus cases in Jackson County, on July 30, 2020, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance requiring face masks in all public places within Carbondale city li...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Small Business Stabilization Grants Available For Certain Carbondale Businesses Affected by COVID-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – In an effort to assist Carbondale’s small businesses, the City of Carbondale, in partnership with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), is making the Downstate Small Busi...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 1, 2021

Carbondale Fire Department Smoke Detector Program

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Since 1988 all dwelling units in Illinois have been required to have smoke detectors and alarms. A recent amendment to the 30 year old Smoke Detector Act reflects advances in technology and provides that by 2022 newly installed residential smoke alarms co...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Tips for Parents

Kids Safety Spring Checklist

After being indoors for the winter, Spring brings a time we can take our children outside in the fresh air for outdoor activities they enjoy. As parents, we’re continually striving to keep our children safe and protected. Please take a minute to...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Spring Not Only Brings Warmer Days, but the Increased Potential of Severe Thunderstorms

Stormy Weather Ahead

The Carbondale Office of Emergency Management would like to share information from Ready.gov on severe weather preparedness.

Before Severe Weather

  • Know your area’s risk of thunderstorms. They can occur year-round and at ...
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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2:00 AM on March 14, 2021

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The Carbondale Fire Department would like to remind you to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors when you move your clocks forward. In addition, the CFD recommends refreshing items in your emergency supply kits ahead of sev...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Application Procedures for Entry Level Firefighter Examination

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The City of Carbondale will be accepting applications for entry level firefighter through Monday, March 15, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Please note that the Firefighter examination process requires approximately one month to complete. You can view the application pro...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 14, 2020

Consolidated General Election on April 6, 2021

City Council Election Packets

On April 6, 2021, the City of Carbondale will hold an election to select three (3) City Council Members for four-year terms. This election is for the City Council seats presently held by Council Members Carolin Harvey, Jeff Doherty, and Jessica Bradshaw.&...

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News Flash

Posted on: February 22, 2021

Challenges and Opportunities Survey for Carbondale's Next Chief of Police

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We are seeking the community’s feedback on important challenges and opportunities that you believe need to be addressed by Carbondale’s next Chief of Police.  This feedback will be reviewed by City staff and the search committ...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Lateral Police Officer Program

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The City of Carbondale's Experience/Lateral Police Officer Program is initiated for qualified full-time sworn law enforcement officers.

Applicants for lateral appointment to the position of Police Officer must meet the followingminimum qualifications and r...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Carbondale Police Department Arrest Summary

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Click the image above to view the latest Arrest Summary from the Carbondale Police Department.

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Lateral Telecommunicator

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The City of Carbondale's Lateral Telecommunicator is a regular, full-time, non-sworn position in the Police Department responsible for receiving telephone and in-person complaints and requests for police services from the Public. In addition, the...

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News Flash

Posted on: March 3, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

 On 03-02-21, at approximately 4:45 p.m., Carbondale police officers responded to reports of shots fired in the 600 block of West Cherry Street.  Officers discovered damage to a residence as a result of the gunfire.  No one repo...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 02-25-2021 at approximately 7:10 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the 200 block of East Sycamore Street regarding a report of an aggravated discharge of a firearm.  The suspect, identified as Jalen Cobb, age 27 of Carbonda...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

On 02-24-2021 at approximately 5:25 p.m., City of Carbondale police officers responded to the area of the 1500 block of West Walnut Street regarding a report of an aggravated discharge of a firearm from a vehicle.  During the course of the invest...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

 On 12/25/2020 at approximately 11:20 p.m., City of Carbondale Police officers responded to the 500 block of South Beverage Street in reference to a report of shots fired. Officers learned unknown suspects shot at...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 28, 2020

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

Motor Vehicle Theft Investigation

 

On 12-26-20 at approximately 1:30 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers responded to the area of the 300 block of East Walnut Street in reference to a report of motor vehicle theft.   Officers learned...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation

On 10-02-2020 at approximately 2:13 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of N. Marion in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspects fired shots in the area from a moving vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: October 5, 2020

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Investigation

On 10-04-2020 at approximately 9:33 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 400 block of E. Snider in reference to a report of shots fired.  Officers learned unknown suspects fired shots in the area from a moving vehi...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2020

City of Carbondale Names Interim Chief of Police

CARBONDALE – City Manager Gary Williams has named Deputy Chief Stan Reno as the Interim Chief of Police. Deputy Chief Reno will replace Chief of Police Jeff Grubbs, whose last day is today, September 30.

Deputy Chief Reno was born and raised in C...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation

On 09-26-2020 at approximately 2:49 a.m., City of Carbondale Police Department officers responded to the 800 block of West High Street in reference to a report of shots fired.  While responding, officers learned two victims with non-life threaten...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Missing Adult

On 09-21-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Robin Williams, white female, 41 years old, of West Frankfort was last seen in Carbondale before May of 2020. Williams is a white female, 5”00”, 120 lbs. Williams may be w...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Missing Adult

On 08-29-20, the Carbondale Police Department was notified that Marvin Simpson, 42 years old, of St. Louis, Mo was last seen in Carbondale on 08-26-20. Marvin was last seen in the Tatum Heights area at approximately 11:00 p.m. Marvin is 5’08&...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Missing Juvenile

The City of Carbondale Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing juvenile, Edgar E. Rivera, age 15. Edgar was last seen on 07-10-2020 at 2:00 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Main Street. Rivera is described as ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Criminal Damage to Property

Criminal Damage to Property

 

On June 28, 2020 at approximately 6:00 p.m., City of Carbondale Police Officers monitored a group of approximately 30 people demonstrating and marching through the City as a part of a planned protest. Officers assisted...

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