The Police Head Quarters is where all criminals are held before conviction. It is also the home to Republic City's finest. After an intense strike on the HQ that ended in the deaths of dozens of officers, the escape of a dangerous combustionbender and excessive damage on the building (including the famed statue of Chief Beifong) Chief Shan opted to renovate the headquarters. Attempting to rebuild it with firmer walls and have more officers operate as security guards at all entrances to provide better defense in case of another attack. Everyone needs to check in with security before entering and all visitors must be checked for weapons.