The ribbon cutting and Grand Opening for the new City of Elko Police Department was held on May 24, 2016. Groundbreaking for this
$5.6 m facility was April 1, 2015. Bids were submitted under budget allowing the acceptance of most bid alternates.
Design work started over 8 years ago on a different site, but the economic downturn in 2008-2009 delayed bidding and construction of
the project. The new City Council retained LCA to assist in developing criteria and analysis of potential new sites.
This new facility is located on the Council’s preferred 3 acre site and is comprised of a 16,600 sf Main Building that includes staff office
and meeting spaces, Community Meeting Room, Interview rooms, Men’s and Women’s locker rooms, and modern facilities for evidence
processing and storage. Modern security and communication systems have been employed. A 4,800 sf Auxiliary Building for the storage
and staging of specialty vehicles and materials is also located onsite.
Currently housed in a 60 year old former church, this is be the first purpose built facility in the history of the Elko Police Department.
The main building is constructed of masonry walls and a metal roof for ease of maintenance and longevity. Interior finishes utilize
durable, low maintenance materials with a color pallet that will not become dated.
This project was designed by LCA’s Nevada office, Lombard Conrad Architects, Nevada Ltd.
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