FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Contact: Rob Tufano, CMPD Public Affairs Office
Chief Monroe, city leaders and community members cut ribbon during grand opening
The new Eastway Division is the fourth CMPD division to be constructed in neighborhoods during Chief Monroe’s administration. Chief Monroe firmly believes that it is critical for police stations to be accessible to the community.
The 14,680 square feet building will house 104 members of CMPD’s Eastway Division and 15 members of the Neighborhood & Business Services (N&BS) Northeast Service Area Team.
The station’s design, construction and operation will save an estimated 35% more energy than baseline design for a building of this size. The Eastway Station has already been recognized with a 3-Globe rating by Green Globes, roughly equivalent to a LEED gold rating.
Sustainable features include energy efficient HVAC, insulated exterior concrete walls, room occupancy sensors, electric vehicle charging station, high recycled content building materials, regionally sourced and manufactured materials, and large existing oak trees maintained on site.
The Eastway Division comprises 10.2 square miles of historic communities and includes a strong commercial and international community along the Central Avenue corridor. The estimated population is 40,253.