EXCLUSIVE: ABC 33/40 tours Birmingham Police headquarters

Evidence room at Birmingham Police Department Headquarters, Thursday, March 27, 2014. (

For the first time, we're getting access inside the Birmingham Police headquarters to see why there is a need for a new public safety headquarters.

For weeks, public debate and outcry have centered on building options for a new facility, which will also include the city's fire department services.ABC 33/40's Marissa Mitchell was the only reporter to tour the building Thursday afternoon. See the{}exclusive report on the News at 6.Stay with ABC 33/40 for more on this developing story.