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April 2, 2010
Echo Press photo by Celeste Beam
Law enforcement vehicles and street department trucks were parked in front of the Law Enforcement Center Tuesday as a precautionary barricade. A suspect had threatened to ram into the police department.
Suspect arrested for threatening police
April 2, 2010 - 12:05am
January 8, 2010
Commentary - Why rush to build new?
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Editorial - Straight talk about LEC issues
January 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 4, 2009
Echo Press file photo by Celeste Beam
Dispatching for the police department and sheriff's office should remain the same even though the departments will be in separate locations.
You asked: With police-sheriff split, how will dispatching work?
December 4, 2009 - 12:05am
November 26, 2009
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.
Police department plan proceeds
November 26, 2009 - 12:05am
November 13, 2009
County hears about homeless problem
November 13, 2009 - 12:05am
September 11, 2009
County board divided over LEC timeline: Some want to proceed; others want to wait
September 11, 2009 - 12:05am
September 4, 2009
Site conception diagram from Ringdahl/Wold/Orb Team
The Alexandria City Council plans to move ahead with building a police department facility on land it owns near the new Douglas County Jail. The city supports a joint law enforcement center (LEC) that would also house the sheriff's office but so far the Douglas County Board hasn't made a decision to proceed with the project.
LEC decision is in county's court
September 4, 2009 - 12:05am
August 28, 2009
County, city to talk over LEC building
August 28, 2009 - 12:05am
July 31, 2009
County holds off decision on LEC
July 31, 2009 - 12:05am
July 17, 2009
County mulls size of joint LEC building
July 17, 2009 - 12:05am
July 15, 2009
City pursues joint LEC: Total cost of city, county project estimated at $11.95 million
July 15, 2009 - 12:05am