Phoenix-Chandler-March 2020

CHANDLER EDITION

VOLUME 1, ISSUE 8  MARCH 26APRIL 29, 2020

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Workers sort recycled materials from residents at United Fibers in Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Chandler police, re departments benet fromnew training center

BY ALEXA D’ANGELO

ring range for police ocers. The cost of the facility has been about $23.9 million to date, with taxpayers footing $18.8million of that bill in pub- lic safety bonds. Other funding came from the sale of a police department building, and the land the center sits on was gifted to the city by Intel. Chandler Police Sgt. Dan Greene said the training facility has been a “bless- ing” for the department. “This is one-of-a-kind training for most of the police departments in the East Valley,” Greene said. “All pub- lic safety over the last 10 years have really been working hard at making training more realistic. When we get

The city of Chandler is nearing com- pletion on the second phase of its Pub- lic Safety Training Center this spring—a rst-of-its-kind facility in Chandler that oers training opportunities to both police ocers and reghters. The complex, which is tucked away on Dobson Road, is nearly fully oper- ational and will serve the police and re departments as they train their employees. The facility rst opened in August 2018, with the classroom and audito- rium building that serves both depart- ments. The second phase includes a multipurpose building for the re department and a state-of-the-art

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$23,852,369 cost of both phases so far

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