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City of Carbondale
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501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone (618) 457-3200
Fax (618) 457-3204

email: police@ci.carbondale.il.us

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Armed Robbery Investigations
The City of Carbondale Police Department and the City of Herrin Police Department have partnered in a joint investigative effort regarding the recent armed robberies that have occurred in Carbondale and Herrin. As a result of the joint investigation, the following incidents are being investigated as related:   Read More »

Aggravated Battery with a Firearm Investigation
On 09-17-2017 at 2:26 am, officers with the City of Carbondale Police Department were in the area of the 400 block of West Cherry Street when they heard multiple gunshots.   Read More »

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Sign and Drive Law

08-14-14 Web Release –“Sign and Drive” Law

Governor Pat Quinn signed a new law to end the practice of police accepting a valid driver’s license as security for certain traffic citations in Illinois.  The “Sign and Drive” law will allow motorist to keep their identification if issued a traffic citation during a traffic stop and be released with their signature on appropriate traffic citations.  This law goes into effect on January 1st, 2015.  The Carbondale Police Department will comply with this law when it goes into effect in 2015.  The Carbondale Police Department will continue with its normal policies and procedures of accepting a driver’s license as a security for appropriate traffic citations until 2015.  


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