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Criminialistic Laboratory, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
Kansas City, KS
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory
Forensic science that’s
(truly) cutting-edge.
Microscopic attention to detail sets a new standard.
Combining nine.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory (JCSOCL) isn’t just solving complex research problems—it’s raising new questions about the future of laboratory design.

Supporting its mission to aid criminal investigations with high-quality forensic science, the new facility integrates nine specialized research laboratories, each custom-crafted to meet the unique specifications of the discipline it serves.

Maximizing efficiency, streamlining workflow and maintaining the highest levels of safety and security, the new laboratory also upholds JCSOCL’s ongoing commitment to environmental stewardship. Upon completion, the building’s green design and energy-efficient approach achieved LEED Platinum certification—demonstrating that state-of-the-art research and sustainability are a (scientific) formula for success.
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Results
The completed laboratory sets a new standard for collaborative investigative forensics and sustainable laboratory design.
The 62,500-square-foot facility integrates nine specialized forensic research laboratories and collaborative work space for investigators.
Each of the nine laboratory spaces is fully customized to meet the unique needs of its discipline.
Energy-efficient, sustainable design strategies earned the new facility LEED Platinum certification.
Carefully planned to maximize efficiency and workflow, the laboratory also maintains the highest levels of safety and security throughout.
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Microscopic attention to detail sets a new standard.
Criminialistic Laboratory, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office
Kansas City, KS
Forensic science that’s
(truly) cutting-edge.
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