The APD wants to build a new multi-use training facility and renovate its existing outdoor firearms training area.
“Our current facility is nearly 30 years old,” says Police Chief Martin McCoy. “With more than 15 local, state and federal law enforcement agencies routinely using it, we’ve outgrown the space. Even more, the building is outdated and doesn’t reflect the current training needs of these collective law enforcement agencies.”
The APD has launched a public campaign to help raise funds for the project. The current facility was built with community donations in 1985.
“As one of the few outdoor firearm facilities in northern Indiana, the APD training facility is an asset, not only to the Auburn police force, but to law enforcement in many neighboring communities and throughout the region,” Chief McCoy says. “The need for effective training is essential, particularly with the multitude of situations our officers face today.”
The APD is asking DeKalb County residents and businesses to support the project through the purchase of a sponsor tile that will be displayed inside the new facility. Sponsor levels include:
Contributions are tax-deductible, with all proceeds going toward the improvement of the training facility and grounds.
Mail forms with payment to Auburn Police Department, P.O. Box 505, Auburn, Indiana 46706.