aGround Breaking Public Safety Building


Ground Breaking for the Public Safety Building


                             June 2, 2021

The existing Public Safety Building (PSB) at 275 Forest Avenue opened in 1970 and is approximately 25,000 square feet.

The new PSB will house the Police Department, 911 Emergency Dispatch Center, the Emergency Operations Center, the Office of Emergency Services, and the administration needs of the Fire Department. The new PSB will be located at 250 Sherman Avenue, next to the new California Avenue Area Parking Garage at 350 Sherman Avenue.

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