.This was an early commission in the history of the Art in Public Places Program in Ottawa. Police officials took part in the selection and approval of two artworks for the new headquarters. The other work chosen is a representational mural/mosaic of the past Police Chiefs of the city done by Jerry Grey which is installed in the main foyer. "Transformer site" was controversial at the time of its approval and it has never been landscaped or lit as was originally proposed.