Police in Oswego, Illinois, have outgrown their 25-year-old, 24,000-square-foot headquarters and are upgrading to a new 80,000-square-foot facility, but citizens question the $35-million price tag.
Orlando, Florida, broke ground just last year on a new 96,000-square-foot police headquarters. The new building’s energy-efficient features will save taxpayers an estimated $2 million annually. What does such a shiny new edifice cost? $41.5 million.