United States Penitentiary, Yazoo, Mississippi, United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons

The scope of work for this project included a 960 bed high security United States Penitentiary and a 128 bed Federal Prison Camp. Buford Goff & Associates, Inc.’s responsibilities included design and construction administration services for the security electronics, communications, and fire alarm systems. Included within the design responsibilities were fire alarm, perimeter security, closed circuit television, telephone, door control and monitoring, paging, intercom, inmate duress alarms, Sentry LAN, Commissary LAN, Security Control LAN, control panels, consoles, and fiber optic cable distribution systems. These systems are integrated into a functional security management and control system. Estimated construction cost $176,000,000. This project was completed in June 2013.