Chapter 14: Courthouse Security
This chapter discusses the planning and design of courthouse security including
agency responsibilities, security planning and design concepts, and security systems
and equipment. Criteria in this chapter apply to overall courthouse design and must
be coordinated with requirements listed in the General Services Administration's
(GSA) Facilities Standards for the Public Buildings Service and Security Criteria
Manual, as well as the U.S. Marshals Service's (USMS) Requirements and
Specifications for Special Purpose and Support Space Manual.