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CRIMINAL JUSTICE M E E T ING TO DAY’ S AND TO MO RROW’ S DE S IG N NEEDS


Our mission is to build on our reputation for excellence by becoming a preferred architectural/engineering and construction services firm. We focus on meeting and exceeding our clients’ special expectations and strive to be known for our expertise, integrity, and contributions to the people and communities we serve.


CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Your source for correctional, judicial, and law enforcement design services. DLZ is an architectural and engineering consulting firm dedicated to providing innovative planning and design solutions to the Criminal Justice field. Our in-house staff

• Architecture • Interior design

offers professionals nationally recognized for their work

• Structural engineering

on justice facilities. Through their project experience, these

• Mechanical engineering

professionals have extensive knowledge of the standards, regulations, and statutes pertaining to the programming, planning, design, and construction of correctional, judicial, and law enforcement projects.

• Plumbing/fire protection • Electrical engineering • Landscape architecture

Our professional services include:

• Civil engineering

• Program management

• Construction administration

• Needs assessments

• Security and operations systems engineering

• Feasibility studies

• Staffing analysis/projections

• Building security assessments

• Bond issue and financing assistance

• Building programming

• Sustainable design

• Strategic planning

• Value engineering

• Life Cycle Cost Analysis

• Facility evaluation

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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ELKHART COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX, ELKHART, INDIANA

CORRECTIONAL

design solutions to the Criminal Justice market. Through

ELKHART COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMPLEX ELKHART, INDIANA

their project experience, these professionals have amassed

DLZ was retained to complete architectural programming

extensive knowledge concerning the rules, regulations, and

and prepare the Master Plan for a new, $187 million

statutes pertaining to the programming, planning, design,

correctional complex located on an 80-acre site. The

and construction of law enforcement and correctional

correctional philosophy behind the design focuses on

projects.

inmate programs aimed at reduction of recidivism. Phase

DLZ is dedicated to providing innovative planning and

I of the complex includes the Elkhart County Jail, a utility Our portfolio includes adult and juvenile facilities at both

power plant, and a warehouse/maintenance building.

the state and county level. Our staff of professionals offers the best elements of current planning and programming

The jail includes an intake and processing unit; a medical

experience. Our facility designs are based on podular

unit; an institutional kitchen and laundry; video visitation,

observation concepts to achieve staff-efficient supervision

arraignment courts, and jail administrative space. The

of inmates and support areas. DLZ has also completed

jail also features a minimum-medium custody unit that

several correctional designs with the direct supervision

provides 768 beds in 16 cell blocks with six 8-man cells in

concept.

each cell block; and a maximum custody jail unit with 180 beds in seven 24-bed cell blocks and one 12-bed cell block. Future phases of the Master Plan include a law enforcement center, work release center, juvenile center, fleet maintenance, and three additions to the county jail housing units.

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CORRECTIONAL


TIPPECANOE COUNTY JUVENILE/YOUTH CENTER LAFAYETTE, INDIANA This $13 million, 61,606 square foot facility is a premier facility for treating and rehabilitating youth. The dual purpose visitation/ hearing room was incorporated into the design so designated juvenile court functions can occur at the center without having to transport the youth to the courthouse or assign valuable staff resources to accommodate youth transport.

PERRY COUNTY JAIL AND SHERIFF’S OFFICE PERRY COUNTY, INDIANA This 38,800 square foot facility consists of the sheriff’s office and

TIPPECANOE COUNTY JUVENILE/YOUTH CENTER LAFAYETTE, INDIANA

jail and was designed with 132 inmate beds (double bunked). The jail consists of minimum, medium, and maximum housing. Cell blocks are in a radial arrangement centered around an elevated central control, which has direct visual supervision of all jail dayroom and primary corridor activities.

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY JAIL SOUTH BEND, INDIANA This $40 million, 250,000 square foot facility accommodates 844 inmates in housing pods configured in a circular, two-tiered design arrangement that facilitates direct observation of inmates by staff at all times while minimizing staffing requirements. ST. JOSEPH COUNTY JAIL, SOUTH BEND, INDIANA

VANDERBURGH COUNTY JAIL EVANSVILLE, INDIANA This $35 million jail facility accommodates 550 inmates in housing pods configured in a rectangular, two-tiered design arrangement, which facilitates direct supervision of inmates at all times, optimizes staff control of inmates, and minimizes staffing requirements.

PENDLETON JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PENDLETON, INDIANA This $37 million, 350-bed juvenile facility features a campuslike design to support a graduated continuum of intensive programming, ranging from orientation to aftercare services in the community.

PENDLETON JUVENILE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY PENDLETON, INDIANA

FRANKLIN COUNTY DETENTION OPERATIONS MASTER PLAN COLUMBUS, OHIO DLZ developed a long term Jail Master Plan for Franklin County that went beyond the statistical projection of future needs and examined the forces that shaped the jail population in the past and identified opportunities to adjust criminal justice system practices to change future jail needs. The report also included a facility life-cycle evaluation of the building systems and components. The report’s recommendations had been made that not only reduced current and future jail bed needs, but also improved and established programs that enhance the criminal justice system overall.

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS SOUTH BEND, INDIANA

CORRECTIONAL

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ADAIR COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER, COLUMBIA, KENTUCKY

JUDICIAL

from new facilities to renovation and restoration of historic

ADAIR COUNTY JUDICIAL CENTER COLUMBIA, KENTUCKY

courthouse buildings. DLZ professionals bring significant

This $9.8 million, 35,493 square foot facility has become

expertise to the programming, design and engineering of

a new icon in the downtown environment. Masonry,

judicial facilities.

cast stone, and other substantial materials clad this new

DLZ has completed dozens of judicial projects ranging

building, providing familiar materials and aesthetics while Similar to our capabilities in designing correctional facilities,

allowing a more modern element into the façade.

DLZ professionals have developed extensive knowledge in the rules, regulations and design considerations relevant to modern judicial facilities. DLZ’s designs incorporate the latest in security and force protection design while maintaining the sense of public openness that is traditionally part of judicial design.

BERRIEN COUNTY SOUTH COURTHOUSE NILES, MICHIGAN This $5.3 million, 32,000 square foot court addition features courtrooms strategically located along the inner wall of the corridor to create a secured and controlled enviornment. Support offices are located on the outer radius of the corridor to shield the interior spaces of the building. The addition also houses judges’ chambers, district court administration, clerk of courts, prosecutor, misdemeanor, juvenile and felony probation, and offender holding and processing.

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JUDICIAL


FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, COLUMBUS, OHIO

FRANKLIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE COLUMBUS, OHIO This $91.1 million, LEED Gold Certified project involved the design, bidding, and construction administration for a new sevenstory, 324,000 square foot judicial center. DLZ was responsible for the $3.5 million worth of site development, including utility relocation, utilities, civil and traffic engineering (including right-of-way), lighting, and structural design.

ORANGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE PAOLI, INDIANA This $2.7 million renovation and partial restoration of Indiana’s oldest continually operated courthouse invovled working closely with the State Historic Preservation Office to ensure that the building’s picturesque Greek Revival architectural style was preserved.

DEFIANCE COUNTY COURTHOUSE DEFIANCE, OHIO Constructed in 1871, DLZ was commissioned to renovate the 22,500 square foot courthouse. A 4,000 square foot addition was for universable accessibility improvements. The courthouse was extensively renovated with new finishes, new systems, and enhanced courthouse security. ORANGE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, PAOLI, INDIANA

JUDICIAL

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SOUTH BEND POLICE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS AND TRAINING FACILITY, SOUTH BEND, INDIANA

LAW ENFORCEMENT

across the nation. First responders are key to the health and

FRANKLIN COUNTY TRAINING ACADEMY FRANKLIN COUNTY, OHIO

safety of communities large and small. DLZ serves police

This $6 million, 55-acre training academy includes a multi-

departments by designing facilities that respond to and

lane firing range, support/training building, driving skills

accommodate the changing technology and facility needs

pad, canine training facility, training academy building,

of this market.

and site features such as roads and access, mounding, and

Public safety facilities play a vital role in communities

storm water retention.

SOUTH BEND POLICE DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS AND TRAINING FACILITY SOUTH BEND, INDIANA This $8 million, 120,000 square feet facility, of which 20,000

SUMMIT COUNTY SHERIFF’S ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AKRON, OHIO

square feet is new construction, is organized into four

This $8.5 million project consists of two distinct

zones, linked together by an outer access drive. The zones

components, including a new 40,000 square foot sheriff’s

relate to the building program and provide for security

administration building and renovations to the existing jail

as well as a clear circulation path. Security cameras are

facility.

strategically located throughout the facility. The primary focus of the building layout is to meet the needs of the staff and administrators, while also promoting service to the

ELWOOD MUNICIPAL BUILDING ELWOOD, INDIANA

community.

This new 56,000 square foot municipal facility consists of police, fire, city administration, city court, public utilities, and parks and recreation. The police department contains six holding cells.

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LAW ENFORCEMENT


ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES

CRIMINAL JUSTICE STUDIES

HIGH-DEF INITION SCANNING

DLZ has conducted numerous jail studies for county, state,

DLZ uses laser technology to scan and capture as-built

and federal agencies. Our services include:

conditions in unprecedented detail and to generate “point

• Jail population analysis • Reducing current jail overcrowding • Forecasting jail space needs • New facility cost estimating • New jail staff ing needs analysis • Reviewing staff ing in existing jails • Evaluating jail programs

cloud” images and three-dimensional models that can be viewed from any angle. These comprehensive, costeffective images include: • Real-time surveys for design, maintenance, and repair • Construction progress surveys • Structural fabrication surveys • Settlement/damage control monitoring

• Jail operations analysis

• Building interior scans for expansions, renovations, and build outs

• Transition team training and coordination

• Emergency and accident investigation surveys

• Develop policies and procedures • Standards compliance • ADA compliance

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS DLZ has worked with dozens of government agencies to develop scopes of work and probable construction costs for capital improvements. Our experience includes:

VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENTS DLZ is experienced in conducting vulnerability assessments of government, judicial, and correctional operations.

• Life Cycle Cost Analysis • Condition assessments

Specific services include:

• Roof replacement

• Inmate and public movement separation

• Window and door replacement

• Perimeter and building security

• Masonry restoration

• Courtroom security

• Multi-media rooms

• Key control

• Recreational and wellness

• Security electronics

• Interior finishes

• Emergency evacuation

• Mechanical system upgrades

• Emergency response

• Electrical systems upgrades

• Anti-terrorism force protection

• Security system upgrades

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ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES


DLZ OFFICES DLZ is a full-service, multidisciplinary, family- and minority-owned professional consulting firm. Through its offices in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, DLZ has earned a reputation as a leader in the architecture/engineering and construction services industries. ILLINOIS

INDIANA

KENTUCKY

OHIO

CHICAGO

BURNS HARBOR

FRANKFORT

AKRON

JOLIET

FORT WAYNE

LOUISVILLE

CINCINNATI

INDIANAPOLIS MUNSTER

MICHIGAN

CLEVELAND COLUMBUS

DETROIT SOUTH BEND

TOLEDO KALAMAZOO LANSING

PENNSYLVANIA

MELVINDALE

PITTSBURGH

SAINT JOSEPH

WISCONSIN MADISON

For more information, please contact Eric B. Ratts, AIA, NCARB at 1.800.336.5352, criminaljustice@dlz.com or visit our website at WWW.DLZ.COM.

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