by Lisa Tome
Perryville Police Chief Allen Miller keeps a shoeshine kit by his desk now.
The department's officers also wash their cruisers more often, heading to a local car wash or the Perryvlle Fire Company to get the job done. These are necessities when you're working in a construction zone.
A dozen years ago, with great excitement, a handful of officers and then Perryville Police Chief Gary Pierce excitedly moved into their new police station - modular buildings.
Things were busy in Perryville last week, as town and contract crews prepared for Tuesday night's (September 6) groundbreaking for the new police department building.