Carbondale Police Department

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    C’dale PD investigation report withheld since September 2021

    On May 26, 2021, the Town of Carbondale released a statement that the Town had “retained Powers Police Consulting and Investigations of Grand Junction to perform an independent administrative investigation of the Town of Carbondale Police Department’s handling of the arrest incident thatread more →

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    Scuttlebutt & Community Calendar - Dec. 15, 2022

    The Community Art Center Clay Studio in Glenwood Springs has launched a membership program for experienced potters in the Valley. Full-shelf memberships cost $150 per month and half-shelf memberships are $90 per month, plus $60 for a one-time studio orientation. For more information about memberships, workshopsread more →

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    Orbeez, how a toy can turn into a weapon

    On May 26, the Orbeez Challenge on TikTok made its way to the Roaring Fork Valley. The challenge dares young people to use airsoft guns or “blasters” to shoot innocent bystanders with gel pellets. 

    In a local case, high school students drove by Miners Parkread more →

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    Carbondale report: Housing crunch fought on several fronts

    All trustees were in attendance at the regular meeting on March 8.

    During trustee comments, Lani Kitching gave an update on Crystal River restoration work at Riverfront Park. Based on the limited window for working in-stream with minimal disruption to aquatic species, the project is forecasted to begin… read more →

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    Carbondale Report: Town manager selection process narrows in

    During trustee comments, at the regular meeting on Oct. 26, Ben Bohmfalk encouraged everyone to vote, announcing it is now too late to mail a ballot. There is a ballot drop-box located at Town Hall. Bohmfalk also reminded the public of the upcoming comprehensive plan update meeting, presentingread more →

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    Community, meet the police

    The first-ever Carbondale Police Department (CPD) Citizen Academy was quickly renamed the “Community Academy” so as not to deter folks without U.S. citizenship from participating. That change-up was the result of input given by the first members of the academy — and was one of many suggestions takenread more →

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    News Analysis: Civil case complicates conversation

    Well, it happened. The community got its chance to join in on the conversation about the Michael Francisco case and ask burning questions to Town officials. While the intention of transparency was there, it was significantly hindered by the officials heeding limitations of what they could discuss dueread more →

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    Citizens' Academy launches this June

    The Carbondale Police Department (CPD) wants you to ask questions. Yes, you read that right. Those who are interested can learn what it’s like to serve and protect in this community. Therefore, CPD is conducting its first Citizens’ Academy (CA) this summer. 

    “Police departments all across the country… read more →

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    Justice takes its time in Francisco case

    Michael Francisco appeared for another hearing in Carbondale Municipal Court the afternoon of March 8. It culminated in yet another continuance — the third of a series since Jan. 11.
    Expecting a large turnout, which they were right about, the Town of Carbondale limited attendance to 25 people… read more →