Reinforcing the Centrality of the Security Controls Function

By William Buursma, Architect and Principal, DLR Group
(11/23/2011)
Central control rooms in detention facilities are often removed from housing and operate exclusively through intercom and video media. The new South Correctional Entity (SCORE) — which serves seven communities with an 813-bed capacity — uses a radial 360° housing array with housing units arranged around a mezzanine-level central control room that allows for direct vision into the units.

Q&A: DEC Roundtable

By Roibín Ó hÉochaidh
(12/07/2009)
Mitch Claborn of Cornerstone Detention, Randy DeMent of CCC, Brandon Otto of Chief Industries, and Keith Theone of Sierra Detention talk shop.