Leadership

New Training Center in Memphis

Issue 8 and Volume 112.

New Training Center in Memphis A SPECIAL ATTRACTION at the most recent Memphis Fire Department Instructors Conference was the dedication on Sunday, February 22nd, of the Claude A. Armour Fire and Police Training Academy and Communications Center. A large number of conference registrants later accepted Chief John C. Klinck’s invitation to inspect the building and were tremendously impressed with the new $2 1/2-million facility designed by Architect Richard J. Regan. The center is located on the northwest corner of Flicker and Avery, in the approximate geographic center of the city. Total land area is 18 acres and about four acres have been paved and landscaped. An additional eight acres are now being paved, and the remainder will be completed in 1960. The plant consists of a main building housing the fire and police communications and alarm systems, fire and police training divisions, and the fire prevention bureau. Both fire and…

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