Scott Co. Sheriff’s office on the move; new jail should open by December

Chuck Kajer

Managing Editor

The long process of building a new jail and law enforcement center in Scott County is nearing an end.

Last week, portions of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, including the Sheriff and deputies, moved into their new offices in a $34.5 million, 159,000-square-foot building just north of the Scott County Government Center, at the intersection of Fuller Avenue and Fourth Street in Shakopee. Construction began in the fall of 2003.

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