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Echo Press photo by Al Edenloff The Alexandria Police Department is currently leasing space at the Law Enforcement Center, which also houses the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

Alexandria Police department plan proceeds

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The Alexandria City Council is moving ahead on a plan to build a police department facility separate from the sheriff's office.

At its Monday meeting, the council unanimously approved a preliminary budget and space plans for the project.


It voted to move ahead with the schematic design of the facility, which would be built on city land near the new county jail that's under construction on 3rd Avenue West.

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