Client:Volusia County
Location :Daytona Beach, Florida
Budget :$12,099,504
Architect :Schenkelshultz Architecture
Completion :March 2019

Volusia County Sheriffs Evidence Facility

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office Evidence Section’s mission is to preserve and protect all property in its possession. It provides support to Sheriff’s Office, and other law enforcement agencies such as federal agencies, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Department of Natural Resources, Highway Patrol and area municipalities.

The new site will be secured compound with the Storage Evidence Facility storing evidence, property, fire arms, drugs, vehicles, etc. The building will include offices, a lobby, forensics lab, walk-in biohazard material storage cooler and a covered loading dock. It will contain an intake/process area for goods/materials, as well as a staging area for processing evidence purging, archiving or distribution. In addition, the compound will include a vehicle wash, vehicle fueling, razor wire fencing and electronic sliding secure vehicle gates, a helipad and detainee cells. A portion of the facility will be hardened to protect it against 200 mph while, while being designed and constructed for LEED Silver certification.

CURRENT STATUS (as of 12/3/18)

The project is progressing at a good pace.  The interior walls have been finished and the first coat of paint has been applied.  Hard ceilings have been installed and grid has been installed.  MEPF trades are installing in ceiling devices.  Cable has been pulled for the data, security, and access.  The concrete floors are being sealed.  Landscaping, sod, and irrigation has been installed and the first lift of asphalt placed.  The well has been drilled and the pump installed.  Work has begun on the mezzanine and the masonry is nearly complete.