Emergency Services

City Police

Seven full-time police officers, seven part-time police officers and a full-time dispatcher staff the Carlyle Police Department.City Police

The Carlyle Police Department provides police protection to the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.

For more information on the Carlyle Police Department, please call the non-emergency phone number: 618-594-2488.

The City of Carlyle now permits certain non-highway vehicles on municipal streets and roads and highways under the jurisdiction of the City and sets forth minimum requirements for the operation of such vehicles.

Please visit the link below if interested in obtaining a Slow Moving Vehicle Permit… More Information

Sheriff’s Department

The Clinton County Sheriff has his headquarters in Carlyle, helping to provide safety and security to the City of Carlyle.

The Sheriff can be contacted at the non-emergency Clinton County Policenumber: 618-594-4555

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Fire Department

Fire protection in Carlyle is provided jointly by the Carlyle and the Beckemeyer-Wade Fire Protection Districts. The Carlyle FPD is responsible for services in Carlyle Township, while Beckemeyer-Wade is responsible for services in Wade Township.

Fire Department

Both districts are served with fully trained volunteer firefighters dedicated to fire protection services in both areas, totaling approximately 50 volunteers.

Beckemeyer-Wade FPD
Chief Luke Baker

Carlyle FPD
Chief Kevin Rolfingsmeyer



Paramedic services are provided by MedStar Ambulance, Inc., which has a centrally located station in Carlyle at the corner of Franklin and 13th streets.

MedStar provides paramedic (ALS) and basic defibrillator (BLS-D) services in Clinton, Randolph and St. Clair counties.

MedStar’s local emergency number is 618-594-2378 or 1-800-426-9281.

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