Center Team Station | 1501 N. 27th Street
In 1998, as the City was completing the North 27th Street Corridor Redevelopment Plan, one of the recommendations was to establish an ongoing police presence in the area by building a police station along the North 27th Street corridor. In 2000, through funds provided by a Block Grant, the Center Team Station was built on the northwest corner of 27th and Holdrege. The purpose was to provide a sense of safety and security for the neighborhood and to have officers reconnect with that part of the community.
The building footprint is about 10,000 square feet and building features include a geo-thermal heating and cooling system and a community meeting room. The Center Team building is also outfitted with an evidence processing area, interview rooms, and public service desk counter. Officers that work on the Center Team report for duty and deploy from this location.
The public service desk counter is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The Lincoln Police Department has set aside a locations inside and outside the Center Team Station as a meeting place for exchanges. This could include pre-arranged online transactions, child custody exchanges, etc. Similar initiatives are in place across the country in an attempt to minimize frauds and robberies which have occurred when meeting with a stranger. Follow the link for more information about Swap Spot.
The lineup room at the Center Team station doubles as a community meeting room. Many community groups use this room to hold their monthly meetings.