A major modernization project at Binghamton police headquarters is nearing completion.

Work on the $1.2 million project began five months ago. Extensive renovations were made throughout the police station located in the lower level of City Hall at Hawley and State streets.

City officials say the work included new floors, lighting and security improvements. Additional cameras and ballistic glass were installed, along with new computer workstations.

Screens display live video from cameras installed around Binghamton. Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Screens display live video from cameras installed around Binghamton.
(Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

A new wall of monitors was installed so officers can monitor the city's network of street cameras.

Improvements also were made to police locker rooms, the roll call room and the gym utilized by department personnel.

Police officers had worked from a temporary location since construction got underway last December.

Binghamton police department telephone numbers remain the same.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Some of the work area around the Binghamton Police Department's main desk on May 23, 2019. (Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News)

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