EC Council approves $36M for police station

The existing El Centro Police Department station was built in 1948 and is slated to be demolished as part of a planned $36 million project to build a new station. PHOTO JULIO MORALES

EL CENTRO — The El Centro City Council recently authorized the allocation of $36 million in Measure P bond proceeds to build a new El Centro Police Department station.

The long-awaited project is expected to go out to bid in the coming months, with groundbreaking for the two-story headquarters projected for January 2021.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at or 760-337-3415.

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