Sign-ups for this year’s Carbondale Basic Citizens Police Academy Classes are underway. The academy will consist of five sessions beginning on Thursday, September 26th and will continue on every other Thursday through November 14th. This year’s classes will be divided into basic concepts for beginners, and an advanced class for those who finish the basic course will continue next spring. Classes are free to the public as long as you are 18 or older and are held at no-cost. A background check will be required. Applications can be downloaded at www.carbondalepolice.com/forms.