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City of Carbondale
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501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone (618) 457-3200
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Re-release – Attempted Sexual Assault and Battery Investigation
The police department continues to request the public’s assistance in identifying the subject captured in the video below.   Read More »

Carbondale Police and Common Grounds Coffee House to host Coffee with a Cop on Tuesday November 1st, 2016 at 7:00 a.m.
On November 1st, 2016 officers from the Carbondale Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.   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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