STUDY PROCESS

September 6, 2016

The Police Facility Building Committee introduced the preliminary plan for the new Bourne Police Station to the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  Building Committee Chairman Charles Noyes presented a PowerPoint report to attendees highlighting the history of the Bourne Police Station, the work of the Bourne Police Facility Building Committee to date, and a preliminary plan and design.  To see the presentation, please click here.

The preferred design is a 25,000 squar...

September 5, 2016

Representatives from Kaestle Boos Associates, including Architect Todd Costa and Space Planner Kristen Smith met with members of the Bourne Police Department to begin the development of the space needs program for the proposed new police station.

Mr. Costa and Ms. Smith worked with the Department to identify what rooms, spaces, and equipment are currently in the existing police station, how the Department currently operates within those spaces, and what does the Department need to support these o...

August 22, 2016

One of the first major components of the new police station study is identifying a possible site for the new building.  A site selection sub-committee of the Police Facility Building Committee was established to identify potential sites and narrow the list to preferred sites which would require further evaluation.

The sub-committee began with a list of 16 potential sites located throughout the Town of Bourne.  The sub-committee conducted a preliminary review of each of the sites, reviewing severa...

August 21, 2016

The Bourne Police Department comes into existence in 1921. “General Laws Chapter 41, 97, relating to the establishment of a police department under the direction of the Selectmen. Accepted March 7, 1921.”

The Police Department operated out of the Town Hall basement from 1921 until 1934.  In 1934 the

Department was relocated to Bourne Fire Station #1, located at #130 Main Street, operating out of shared space with the Fire Department. Two portable cells were installed behind the apparatus bay and...

June 7, 2016

Hello, and welcome once again to the Bourne Police Station Study Project web site.  On this site, we will provide regular updates and information about the feasibility study, currently being conducted, for a new police station facility.  

Study Background

In 2015, a Police Facility Building Committee was appointed by the Town Administrator.  The 7 members include a member of the Board of Selectmen, the Finance Committee, the Capital Outlay Committee and 4 at-large members.  In addition, sever...

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