PryorMorrow was commission by the Bureau of Building, Ground, and Real Property Management to construct a Highway Patrol Station and Crime Lab in Batesville, MS for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. The Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol serves Mississippians by providing and maintaining records of more than 2.7 million state-issued documents such as driver’s licenses, identification cards, and firearms permits. The Crime Lab, also known as the Mississippi Forensics Laboratory (MSFL), a division of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety, was established by legislative authority granted to the Commissioner of Public Safety in 1956. The MSFL began operation when funding was made available in 1966. The Director of the MSFL is appointed by the Commissioner and is responsible for the operation of the MSFL and the Office of the State Medical Examiner. The MSFL Director reports to the Commissioner of Public Safety. The MSFL system consists of the main laboratory in Jackson and three regional laboratories located in Batesville, Gulf Coast, and Meridian.
Crime Lab and Highway Patrol
June 10, 2020January 22, 2021
Mississippi Department of Public Safety | Batesville, MS
Roger Pryor, AIA