BKV Group was hired to assist the Rochester Police Department with determining staffing and operational space needs for the next 15 years and prepared a series of planning options which addressed the department’s needs. The study was developed with continual involvement of the police department, city staff, and the members of the city council to ensure that all stakeholders were aware and well informed in the development of an ultimate solution that best achieved the city’s long-term vision.

Client: City of Rochester, MN
Type:  Law Enforcement, Planning & Studies
Size: 61,000 SF

The preferred planning option called for a northern substation. The city adopted this approach and BKV Group conducted a site feasibility study on an existing building that was offered for sale. Upon completion of the study, the city purchased the property and worked with BKV Group to design renovations and a building addition to the existing structure.

Currently under construction, this project has been phased with the site work and Service Center currently open. The new Police Station will open in Fall 2020 providing much needed operational space for the department. ” but it’s not working