Project Profile: Virginia Beach Correctional Center, Virginia

Project: Life Safety, Security & Communications

Client: Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Office

Scope of Work: A two phase 4 year project included a new housing and program space structure while all systems were renovated in the existing facility during Phase II work.

Security, fire alarm, and data/telecommunication systems for a new 330,000 SF, 5-story, 500-bed addition to this corrections facility were completed as Phase I work for $8 million.

Phase I:

  • Jail, correctional and justice consulting
  • Planning and professional estimating services
  • Consulting, design, engineering, and construction administration
  • Life safety/fire alarm system including proprietary monitoring, digital network, prison grade, network interfacing
  • Touch screen network, CCTV, cell locking, and door control
  • Intercom, paging, card access, digital recording, audio and wired duress system
  • Control room design/layout: master control and 12 housing units
  • Commissioning and close-out services

The renovation of security and fire alarm systems in two existing facilities and interfacing to new building system was the second phase valued at $7 million.

Phase II:

  • Replacement of two existing control centers into one new Master Control Center (MCC)
  • New PLC system with fiber optic network and PC touch screens
  • Motorola radio system on existing city-wide wireless network
  • Digital intercom/paging systems interfaced to new integrated system
Virginia Beach Correctional Center, Virginia Beach, VA
Life Safety, Security, and Communications
Detention, Jails, and Correctional Security Services
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