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Qualifications Based Selection

Qualifications Based Selection

Most states, as well as the federal government, require the selection of a design professional to be based on the design professional’s qualifications. This is not true at the local level, where far fewer states prohibit local jurisdictions from asking for fees...
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Public Buildings; are they all Taj Mahal's?

Public Buildings; are they all Taj Mahal’s?

People critical of a proposed, new public building often use a common cliché: “It looks like the Taj Mahal.” Supporters of the new building should consider taking this as a compliment...
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Collaborative Spaces & Face Time

Collaborative Spaces & Face Time

When developing the design for a Public Safety Facility, particular attention must be focused on creating efficient workflows, as well as the creation of staff spaces that encourage interaction through face-time. These spaces offer the opportunity for members of the department to have direct communication with one another, as opposed to texting, email, or even an occasional phone conversation. We refer to these spaces as collaborative spaces...
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Evidence Processing & Storage

Evidence Processing & Storage

The main design objective in designing the Evidence Processing and Evidence Storage area is to develop a logical work flow that properly secures, processes, and stores evidence in a way that maintains the “Chain of Evidence,” a prerequisite for a successful use of the evidence used in the judicial process...
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Prisoner Processing and Holding

Prisoner Processing and Holding

A prisoner processing and holding space must provide a secure area for the intake, processing and housing of prisoners. The space must be designed to process prisoners efficiently, while maintaining a safe work environment for the staff. It should allow for the temporary detention of male and female prisoners separately and simultaneously pending their transfer. In new facilities, juvenile detainees must be able to be processed without any sight or sound contact with adults...
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The Public Lobby

The Public Lobby

Public Lobbies of Police Buildings must accommodate a number of interactions between the police department and the public. Some departments utilize sworn officers to staff the Front Desk; others use civilians, either stand-alone, or as a part of the Records Counter Function..
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Redstone Architects added 10 new photos to the album: #MRLEC-Marshall Regional Law Enforcement Center.