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City of Carbondale
Police Department
501 South Washington
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

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



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During the afternoon of Saturday, November 28, 2015, the Carbondale Police Department investigation into missing person Susan Hughes determined she is in good health in Indiana and in the company of a family member.   Read More »

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Carbondale Police Department

The City of Carbondale Police Department is a full service agency that provides twenty-four hour service to the community and is responsible for the enforcement of all laws and ordinances of the State of Illinois and the City of Carbondale.

The Police Department is responsible for the investigation of all criminal incidents, traffic collisions, special traffic enforcement, planning for special events, as well as enforcement of City ordinances regarding animals. The Police Department functions as an educational resource for area agencies and schools. The Police Department also coordinates and conducts crime prevention programs and educational programs to the community.

For more information on the City of Carbondale Police Department please call Kim Mathis, Administrative Assistant at (618) 457-3200 ext 423 or email:

Mission Statement

Our mission is to work in partnership with our community to preserve life, maintain human rights, protect property, and improve the quality of life by providing quality police services to all in a fair, sensitive and professional manner.

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