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Oronogo Police Officers Remodel Station With Their Own Hands

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ORONOGO, MISSOURI -

Oronogo Police officers are taking on their station renovation project by themselves.

The chief says with a  new investigator and recently hired staff, it was getting too crowded.

All of the 8 officers are pitching in time when they're not working to take apart an old storage space so they can utilize it for more useful things like a finger printing station. They're using skills from projects and jobs held before they were cops.

The police chief estimates the project would have cost about three times more money if they would have hired outside help.

"We were all working on top of each other and it made it hard to get anything accomplished. So we found some areas where we could more fully utilize the space we already had. So we didn't have to try to add on to the building" says Chief Christopher Carriger.

The police chief anticipates the project being done sometime after the new year.

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