Tahlequah's new police department, near the corner of West Choctaw Street and the State Highway 51 west bypass, is nearing completion.
Here's a glimpse of the new facility, which is expected to be fully operational in March 2015.
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Tahlequah's new police department is nearly complete.
Visitors to the new Tahlequah Police Department will be met by Brooke MacFadden, left, during normal business hours. Here, MacFadden visits with Police Chief Nate King.
The new Tahlequah Police Department squad room includes computers for officers, along with hubs that will allow police to simply use the laptop computers that are installed in their patrol cars.
Conference room in the new PD
Jail cells at the new Tahlequah Police Department are ready to house inmates. State officials gave the OK for the city's new jail recently.
Dispatchers for the Tahlequah Police Department will work out of this room, which is quite larger than the dispatch area at City Hall.
Police Chief Nate King looks over the large storage area for records at the new Tahlequah Police Department.
Police Chief Nate King enters the new locker room for Tahlequah's officers.
Police officers will use this room to take walk-in reports from the public once the new Tahlequah Police Department is fully functioning.
Officers will have a new evidence storage facility at the Tahlequah Police Department. Only a few staff will be able to access evidence once it is placed into lockers.
Inmates staying at the Tahlequah city jail will experience this cell, or others like it.
Officers of the Tahlequah Police Department will now have their own kitchen for making meals, Police Chief Nate King explains.
Tahlequah Police Department's shift supervisors will share this office at the new facility.
Police Chief Nate King said this room can be used as a cafeteria or conference room for the PD and other entities, such as Tahlequah-Cherokee County Emergency Management, which will also be housed in the new facility.