City moves forward on new police station Posted in: News The city is planning to build a brand-new two-story police station next to the current building, which has been plagued by poor air quality and other issues recently and has been outgrown by the current police force.During their April 19 meeting, the Elgin City Council listened to a presentation on the plans for a new, bigger building for the Elgin Police Department. Due to financial limits, and given the urgent need to get the Elgin Police Department into a new, safe building, this police station will not be “the 50-year police station,” but a ten-year police station to bridge the gap ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!