Cityscape/It took 16 months and $2.8 million to build.
Now Richmond’s new training center for emergency dispatchers is ready for use at 3516 N. Hopkins Road.
The new 4,300-square-foot addition was dedicated May 30, bringing the total square footage of the building to 19,300. While primarily a center for training communications officers to field emergency calls, officials said the building will double as a command center during hurricanes and other disasters. (Regina H. Boone/Richmond Free Press)