Secure perimeter around prisoner occupied areas.
Break- and bullet-resistant glazing and barriers at high-risk exposure areas.
Separation of Vehicle Entry. Three separate circulation control and parking facilities are
required within the Federal court facility. These include: (1) judicial vehicles and court
employees; (2) detention vehicle sallyport; and (3) service.
Separate Parking. Separate secure parking and entry are to be provided for the judges and
certain staff. Entry into the judicial secure parking will be monitored by a court security
officer (CSO) to prevent unauthorized entry. A judicial elevator leading from the judicial
parking to judicial chamber areas of the building with a personal identification number (PIN)
keypad, key or card-reader access control will be provided. CCTV monitors will be provided
The design of parking areas should provide ample space for larger vehicles and adequate
turning radii for these vehicles to avoid damage.
The number of vehicles parking within the Federal court facilities will be restricted to
minimize security risk. Parking within the building will usually be provided for judges, the
U.S. Attorney, some court employees, and official vehicles used by USMS and other agencies
for emergency and law enforcement purposes, such as prisoner movement, juror movement,
and protected witness movement. Employee parking in general will be assigned according to
Secure parking is not required for jurors. Sequestered jurors are transported off-site by
Employee, visitor, and noncourt parking may be provided at the site, though it should not be
located within the court building. FPS is responsible for security at employee and visitor
parking, and for security at the service entry. Parking for service vehicles should not be
located under the building structure, but within an extension if needed.
One Screened Building Entry Point. One screened point of entry for pedestrians is to be
provided for court- and judicial-occupied areas of the facility. All public and court employee
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