Supporting rapid advancements in crime scene technology through design of a cutting-edge new facility.

Crime Lab & Sheriff’s Addition
DuPage County
Wheaton, IL

In addition to their 500-bed jail expansion, the County of DuPage selected Wight & Company to design an adjacent Sheriff’s facility that includes a crime lab and provides an additional 25,000 sf of space. With advancing technology in the area of law enforcement and investigation, the new facility includes a state-of-the-art crime scene laboratory, crime scene investigation unit, and a 911-call center. The addition also provides space and resources to expand the DNA lab, drug analysis, firearm, and other forensic divisions.