Dallas County Law Enforcement Center Adel, IA
This 56,679 square foot facility will have 61 general population cells (two beds each) and 8 special needs cells (one bed each) for a total of 130-beds. The law enforcement center includes jail, jail services, jail administration, Sheriff’s administration, patrol, investigations, civil department, and an initial appearance courtroom. Other support spaces include rooms for interviews, evidence, records, storage, and a sally port.
From a safety perspective, the facility design and new surveillance technologies will enhance safety by providing more-effective supervision and inmate transfers will be minimized. The Samuels Group assisted the county in pre-referendum services and is currently serving as construction manager.