Progress being made on Cape Girardeau County Courthouse

Progress being made on Cape Girardeau County Courthouse
The new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse is coming along. (Source: Cody R. Windbigler)

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - Construction on the Cape Girardeau County Courthouse is moving along.

Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office officials said the new building will be a neighbor to the sheriff’s office.

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Posted by Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, January 14, 2020

The Sheriff’s Office is not constructing a new building. They are not adding on to the current building.

The courthouse will be used for Judges, Prosecuting Attorney, Circuit Clerk, courtrooms and staff.

The sheriffs department will provide bailiff personnel for the courts, according to sheriff’s department officials.

Officials pointed out, there will be a new secure tunnel that will connect the new courthouse with the Sheriff’s Office.

The new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse is coming along. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office)
The new Cape Girardeau County Courthouse is coming along. (Source: Cape Girardeau County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Cody R. Windbigler)

This will eliminate the need for inmates to be secured together and escorted across the public streets.

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