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Multimillion dollar police station in the works for Moss Point

Rendering of the new Moss Point police station. (Photo source: WLOX) Rendering of the new Moss Point police station. (Photo source: WLOX)
MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) - A new police station is in the works for the Moss Point Police Department. Police Chief Art McClung and city leaders say the current building is old, cramped and in very bad shape. The facility also has mold, and there are leaks in some areas.

The new station will be two-stories with a larger courtroom and dispatch area. There will also be a training center inside the new department.


McClung says the new building will hopefully boost the spirits of the officers and be more inviting for citizens.

"You walk through this building and see this every day. It is kind of depressing," said McClung. "To see the new building go up, I think it will help with morale and the space. We don't have enough space. We don't have enough room to stretch out, so it gives us room for growth presently and in the future."

The city hopes to start construction this fall, and the jail will cost around $4.5 million.

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