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Justice Facilities Review 2002-2003

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86 pages
This report presents summary descriptions of 21 correctional, court, detention, juvenile, law enforcement, and multiple-use facilities selected for commendation in 2002-2003 by a jury of architects and criminal justice professionals.
For each facility, a brief architect's description of the building and its characteristics is provided, along with drawings and/or photos of the exterior and interior of the building. Other information includes the owner, type of facility, type of construction, site area, building area, capacity, total cost of construction, project status, and the names of the companies that designed and constructed the facility. The three correctional facilities profiled are the Special Needs Unit of the Washington Corrections Center for Women (Washington State), the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution (Nebraska), and the Illinois Maximum Security Correctional Center. The seven court facilities are the Erie Federal Courthouse Complex (Pennsylvania), the Judicial Branch Building (Iowa), the Dallas County Civil Courts-George Allen, Sr. Building (Texas), the Foley Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse (Nevada), the Logan First District Court (Utah), the Mills E. Godwin, Jr. Courts Building (Virginia), and the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse (West Virginia). The two detention facilities are the Alleghany Regional Jail (Virginia) and the Henderson County Detention Center (North Carolina). The two juvenile facilities are the Residential Treatment Facility for Sexually Abusive Youth (Colorado) and the James River Regional Juvenile Detention Center (Virginia). The three law enforcement facilities are the Sheriff's Forensic Laboratory (California), the State Operations Center (California), and the Emergency Command Control Communications System 911 Center (California). The four multiple-use facilities are the Pittsburgh Post Office and U.S. Courthouse (Pennsylvania), the Terrence V. Lucero Police and Court Center (Colorado), the Pflugerville Justice Facility (Texas), and the William J. Nealon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse (Pennsylvania). An index of architects and the names and background of the jurors