Charleston Police Department

  • Agency: Charleston Police Department
  • Address: 614 6th Street, Charleston, 61920 IL
  • Chief: Bryan Baker (Chief of Police)

Charleston Police Department is located at 614 6th Street, Charleston, 61920 IL. The Chief of Police of the department is Bryan Baker. The Charleston Police Department phone number is (217) 348-5221.

Charleston Police Department News

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The Charleston Police Department is looking for help from the public in identifying the male shown in the attached video. Anyone with information on the identity of the suspects is encouraged to message us through Facebook, call Detectives at (217) 345-8403 or log on to for an anonymous cash reward.

Had a great turn out for trick or treating at the Police Department tonight. Thanks to all that stopped by!

Have a Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat hours are from 5:30-8pm. 🎃 Drivers: Please be aware of ghosts and goblins in the roadway.🚙 Ghouls and Unicorns: Please look both ways before crossing the street.🦄🧟‍♂️

Please come and trick or treat the Police Department tomorrow night between 5:30pm and 8:00pm, we have lots of candy and would love to see your costumes!

Trick or Treating Hours for October 31st are 5:30-8:00pm. If you want to participate, turn on your outdoor lights. Be safe and watch for cars as you cross the street.

We would like to extend our thanks to the EIU ROTC and the Charleston Citizen’s Police Academy for their assistance during this years EIU Homecoming parade!

The Charleston Police are seeking help in identifying the two males depicted in the video. Tips can be submitted to Coles County Crime Stoppers using the P3 tips mobile app.

The Charleston Police Department would like to make people aware of yet another phone scam going around. This scam has your own number calling you. If you get a call from your own number don't answer it. Just hang up and go on living your best life.

This weekend is the EIU Homecoming Parade. Please make sure you are not parked along the parade route between 3am-12pm (noon). Vehicles parked along the parade route during this time will be towed. The parade itself starts at 9:30 a.m. with a short foot race preceding it at 9:00 a.m. Please avoid the parade route starting at 9:00 a.m.. The route is the same as years past. North on 7th St., west on Monroe, south on 6th St. to Polk, west on Polk to Division, south on Division. The parade will cross Lincoln Ave. at 7th Street and at Division St. so expect traffic delays.

Correction edit: age of offender

Congratulations to the Charleston High School boys golf team on their second consecutive state championship win!