Carbondale – Carbondale Police have designated the visitor parking lot on the south end of the police department as a Safe Exchange Zone. Police say it can be used for any type of exchange the public may need including custody exchanges and online buying or selling transactions. The Safe Exchange Zone is available to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is under video surveillance at all times to provide extra protection to the public. It is well lit with bright lighting to provide extra security. During periods of inclement weather, the police department lobby is also available weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. as a Safe Exchange Zone to make the same exchanges. If you have any questions about the Safe Exchange Zones, call Carbondale Police at 457-3200.