Allentown police rejoice opening of latest headquarters

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mayor Matt Tuerk helped rejoice the opening of the brand new foyer on the Allentown police headquarters.

Tuerk says the brand new foyer is an area created to be welcoming and welcoming to anybody who must enter it.

Chief Charles Roca needed one thing accessible at police headquarters within the 400 block of Hamilton Road.

There is a self-service kiosk the place folks can fill out data on minor incidents, and a drop field the place folks can get rid of unused or expired drugs.

“They’re in a position to come right here at any time. We’re open 24/7 one year,” Roca mentioned throughout Friday’s ribbon-cutting. “They’ll file a report, they will file a grievance, they will file a praise, and are available by way of and speak with our officers.”

It is the second improve for first responders in Allentown this week. On Wednesday, the hearth division obtained a $130,000 grant to assist construct the division’s new Emergency Operations Heart. The bottom-breaking on that’s set for July.

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