Menifee City Council sees police department formation on schedule

The Menifee City Council heard a quarterly update on the formation of the new Menifee Municipal Police Department from consultant, retired Hemet police chief Dave Brown at its Wednesday, Sept. 18 meeting. Chief Pat Walsh could not present the report due to acute allergies that evening.Brown said work on the police station, which was once the former city hall, is underway on a complete seismic retrofit of 1 1/2 more times higher than normal buildings and refitting the former AMR offices behind the city hall to make it an evidence room. Two new modular buildings will replace two others next to the new station for men and women’s locker rooms.Police department recruiting continues, including background checks on two applicants for the two captain positions which should be announced
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