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