Scottsdale Crime Lab and Police Evidence Facility
Markets:State & Local
Design Consultants:Architect-Larson Associates Architects, Inc., Architect/Engineer-Durrant - Phoenix
The Scottsdale Forensic Crime Laboratory and Police Evidence facility is located on an 18-acre site. The two-story pre-cast/pre-stressed reinforced concrete building houses one of the most advanced forensic laboratories in the state of Arizona, including spaces for an Automated Fingerprint Identification System, toxicology, firing range and bullet retrieval tank, a biology lab, a darkroom to support photo forensics, trace/impurities/arson investigation systems, and a photo forensic and a polymerase chain reaction lab for genetic testing. The forensic lab includes ultra-clean rooms and high levels of containment systems for analytical investigations, plus the highest performance standards for temperature, humidity, filtration and vibration controls to create an environment suitable for forensic science.