The Center For Public Safety

Some of the Public Safety Entities We Have Helped

Apopka Police Staffing Study

Apopka Police Staffing Study

CPS was retained to conduct a staffing study for the Apopka Police Department. Apopka is a city experiencing rapid growth in population and in geographic size due to an aggressive annexation policy by the Mayor and Council. 

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Sunny Isles Beach Staffing Study

Sunny Isles Beach Staffing Study

CPS was retained to conduct a staffing study for the City of Sunny Isles Beach. This community is on the east coast of Florida directly on the Atlantic Ocean with other cities to the North, West and South.

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Charleston Police Staffing Study

Charleston Police Staffing Study

CPS was retained to conduct a staffing study for the City of Charleston, West Virginia. The full-time population of the city is roughly 50,000 residents. 

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Green Bay Police Department Comparison Analysis

Green Bay Police Department Comparison Analysis

CPS was retained by the City of Green Bay and Berners Schober Architects to research and conduct a staffing and department comparison analysis of the Green Bay Police Department. 

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Swatara Township Administration and Public Safety Building Space Needs Study

Swatara Township Administration and Public Safety Building Space Needs Study

Swatara Township retained CPS to conduct a space needs study of their police, fire, fire administration, EOC and EMA, Highway and Administration as well as other space utilized by independent entities such as the water and sewer board and the tax collector’s office.

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Quincy Fire Stations #1 and #5 Space Needs Study

Quincy Fire Stations #1 and #5 Space Needs Study

The city of Quincy has several fire stations, none of which were constructed less than 30 years ago. CPS was retained by Quincy to undertake a space needs study for Station #1 and Station #5. 

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River Vale Police and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

River Vale Police and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

CPS worked with the police department and the courts to create a space needs study that would incorporate the two entities into one facility. 

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Flagler County Sheriff’s Operations and Administration Facility Space Needs Study

Flagler County Sheriff’s Operations and Administration Facility Space Needs Study

The County retained CPS to undertake a space needs study of the Sheriff’s Office to qualify and quantify current and future needs.

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Sandy Springs Police, Municipal Court and 911 Space Needs Study

Sandy Springs Police, Municipal Court and 911 Space Needs Study

The city desired to have an understanding of current and future spatial needs in order to consolidate these spaces into a police and court designed facility that would provide efficient space use, cost the city less funds on a yearly basis and provide staff and visitors a safe, secure and functional environment. 

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Sheridan County 911 and EOC Space Needs Study

Sheridan County 911 and EOC Space Needs Study

CPS was retained to provide current and future spatial projections for the EM and 911 entities as well as examine an existing structure located immediately adjacent to the courthouse on land already owned by the county.

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Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Space Needs Study

Hopkins County Sheriff's Office Space Needs Study

Hopkins County, Kentucky retained CPS to undertake a space needs study for a new facility for their Sheriff's Office which is currently located in a county building's basement.. 

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Polson Police, Fire and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

Polson Police, Fire and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

Polson’s city hall includes the fire department, police department and municipal court. All of these services were housed in an older structure that had served as a private home and for commercial and retail entities. CPS was retained to conduct a space needs study to examine all of these elements.

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Lake County Emergency Operations Center Space Needs Study

Lake County Emergency Operations Center Space Needs Study

A spatial needs assessment was conducted to determine the E911's functional requirements and initial square footage for a new facility. The assessment also defined space needs for future expansions as technology continued to evolve and the needs of the county changed. CPS was tasked with creating the space needs study which accomodated all the requirements while working within the city's parameters.

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Wilmington Emergency Operations Center Space Needs Study

Wilmington Emergency Operations Center Space Needs Study

The City of Wilmington’s emergency operations center and administrative offices were located in an old car dealership just southeast of downtown in South Wilmington. CPS was tasked with creating a space needs study for a stand alone facility.

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Gloucester Township Police Department and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

Gloucester Township Police Department and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

Gloucester Township engaged CPS to undertake a space needs analysis for their police department and municipal court.

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Terre Haute Police Department Space Needs Study

Terre Haute Police Department Space Needs Study

The city had combined three downtown buildings to create a police station. CPS looked at sites around the city and produced a space needs study for a new police facility.
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Billings Emergency Operations Space Needs Study

Billings Emergency Operations Space Needs Study

CPS worked with Architects Design Group on this space needs study for the City of Billings’ 911 and Emergency Management Office. 

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Williamsburg Emergency Operations Space Needs Study

Williamsburg Emergency Operations Space Needs Study

The county administration was housed in an old structure downtown and CPS was retained to conduct a space needs study for a new emergency operations center.

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Broadview Heights Fire Department Space Needs Study

Broadview Heights Fire Department Space Needs Study

Broadview Heights, Ohio, hired the Center for Public Safety to find a new fire station location that would better serve residents, improve coverage, and accommodate future growth.

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Washington Police Department Space Needs Study

Washington Police Department Space Needs Study

CPS conducted a space needs study for the police department, which had outgrown its small downtown facility. As the department grew, neighboring residents became concerned about police vehicles and traffic, prompting city officials to consider moving the department to a more suitable location.

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Pelham-Batesville Fire Department Space Needs Study

Pelham-Batesville Fire Department Space Needs Study

The existing main fire station was too small for future growth and located next to a growing hospital that wanted to expand. CPS conducted a space needs study for a new complex with a large multipurpose space.

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Byram Police & Municipal Court Space Needs Stude

Byram Police & Municipal Court Space Needs Stude

Byram was a recently incorporated municipality south of Jackson, the State’s capital. The moved into available spaces where possible and the police department was moved into a four-unit commercial strip. CPS was tasked with evaluating real estate to accommodate their needs.

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Cape Coral Public Safety Training Space Needs Study

Cape Coral Public Safety Training Space Needs Study

Cape Coral is a coastal community located on Florida southwest Gulf coast. CPS was retained by the city and Architects Design Group (ADG) to undertake a space needs study for a new state of the art public safety training complex.

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Trenton Fire Department and City Hall Space Needs Study

Trenton Fire Department and City Hall Space Needs Study

CPS was retained to undertake a space needs study that would examine the city hall and city departments, the police and the fire department with a goal of future consolidation of these services in one facility.

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Provincetown Police Department Space Needs Study

Provincetown Police Department Space Needs Study

CPS provided the town with a space needs study and looked at several sites that would be more appropriate for a law enforcement facility. The department was housed in a former funeral home about two blocks off the main street in town. A wood framed and shingled structure, it had been renovated multiple times to try and handle modern police functions with minimal success

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Covington Police and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

Covington Police and Municipal Court Space Needs Study

The city retained CPS to examine police and court needs as well as five different sites in and around the downtown core. The police department and municipal court was located in a facility that had originally been built as a private residence, then a city hall, then a fire station, then a joint fire/police facility and finally as a joint police and municipal court facility.

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Florida Polytechnic University Police Space Needs Study

Florida Polytechnic University Police Space Needs Study

CPS was retained by the University to conduct a spatial needs assessment for current needs as well as spatial needs as the university and its public safety department grow over the years to come. Sites around the main campus were examined with the goal of providing information that the university could use to relocate the department in the future.

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Gonzales Police Department Space Needs Study

Gonzales Police Department Space Needs Study

CPS was retained to undertake a preliminary and subsequently a detailed space needs study for a new police department as well as to examine the purchased site and a couple of other parcels around the city.

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University at Buffalo Police Department Space Needs Study

University at Buffalo Police Department Space Needs Study

The University at Buffalo retained CPS and Architects Design Group to look at their existing police facility, qualify and quantify current and future needs as well as look at several sites and structures on their main campus for possible use as a police facility.

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Medley Police Department Space Needs Study

Medley Police Department Space Needs Study

The city was approached by an entity with a plan to redevelop the police parcel and retained CPS to conduct a space need study for current and future needs as well as to examine whether the police department could be accommodated in the administration facility without a loss of space efficiency or reduction in the level of service afforded the public.

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Palmyra Police Department Space Needs Study

Palmyra Police Department Space Needs Study

CPS was retained to create a space needs study to provide the department and the city with a planning document that would enable them to design and build a new facility specifically for the police department.

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Miami Shores Police Department Space Needs Study

Miami Shores Police Department Space Needs Study

CPS was hired to conduct a space needs study to determine the current and future space needs of the police department. The police department was located in an older two-story facility which was originally used as retail and office space. Next to the police department was a two-story facility owned by Catholic Charities, which intended to vacate the facility to consolidate services in another location. The study examined the possibility of renovating or removing the Catholic Charities facility, or constructing a new police facility on the combined sites.

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Columbia County Law and Justice Center Space Needs Study

Columbia County Law and Justice Center Space Needs Study

Our spatial projections followed the organizational structures of the Sheriff, the courts, and the departments, and detailed the required spaces in a room-by-room analysis. We collected and used information to create a table that detailed current and projected future needs for the next 10 and 20 years.

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