OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office celebrated the grand opening of its new five-acre public safety complex, which has enough space to consolidate almost all of its operations into one building.

The Advocate reports renovations took about two years for the $2.1 million project inside the 24,000-square-foot former Acadiana Preparatory School near Interstate 49 and U.S. Highway 190.

Most departments began moving from locations scattered throughout the parish and into the complex in late February.

Sheriff Bobby Guidroz said Tuesday the facility is paid in full after setting aside revenues each year since he took office in 2006.


Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com


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