New Marana police station will have its own shooting range

Construction of a $22 million Marana Police Department station, complete with an indoor shooting range, is set to start next summer.

The state-of-the-art facility will be built on the existing Marana Municipal Complex at 11555 W. Civic Center Drive, said Jennifer Christelman, the town’s deputy director of engineering.

“All of our officers are real excited to have a true police facility that will meet all our needs and provide and facilitate training in a centralized building,” said Police Chief Terry Rozema.

Because of limited space at the existing station officers must use other facilities for classroom activities and training, including Northwest Fire District’s training academy and a privately owned shooting range near the Marana Regional Airport, said Sgt. Chris Warren…

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