Houses in four blocks from 26th Street and Prospect Avenue to Brooklyn Avenue were demolished to make room for the new police campus, but as the dirt was shoveled as part of the groundbreaking ceremony, the project is already coming in close to $20 million over budget. The project was the centerpiece of a 2010 public safety sales tax campaign.
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