Jonesboro Police Chief Rick Elliot announces a partnership with the Game and Fish Commission to build a new shooting range for police and the public.
Environmental and other studies are needed. If it moves forward, the $5 million facility would be located on a 300 acre site off of Moore Road. Elliot tells what the new facility would have:
Elliot tells what the economic impact to the region would be by having this facility:
The AGFC would pick up 75% off the cost and operation of the facility. Elliot says that kind of partnership will be a huge cost savings for Jonesboro residents.
Rick Elliot. The Jonesboro Police Department hopes to have the facility completed by the end of 2017.