This was one of the items that caught my attention at the new Albany Police Department building during the open house last week. It’s a boot cleaner, as you can see, but not just any kind of thing that scrubs your shoes.
This is the tranquil street in North Albany, the 1700 block of Whitecliff Drive N.W., where things started unraveling this week for what appears to be a gang of teenage burglars. Make that alleged burglars.
The Albany City Council has given up on the idea of keeping the police headquarters on Jackson Street, next door to the Linn County Sheriff’s Office and jail. Instead, the council decided Wednesday to revert to Plan A, which is to build a new police station on nearly 4 acres of city-owned vacant land on […]
If Albany voters eventually approve construction of a new police headquarters, it now looks as though it will be built on a site off Pacific Boulevard as originally planned. The police would rather stay where they are on Jackson Street, adjacent to the jail and Linn County Sheriff’s Office, but buying the land necessary for […]
For four months now, a committee of citizens has been reviewing Albany’s plans for a new police headquarters and downtown fire station. One way to keep track is to attend the meetings every other week or so, but that is tedious work as one recent session lasted more than two hours and didn’t break up […]