The Criminal Justice Training Facility will occupy an approximately 1,540 square foot building on the DMACC Ankeny campus. The Facility’s central location in the state will make it easily accessible both regionally and statewide.
The building will include bedrooms, kitchen, great room, deck, bathrooms, a porch, and a garage. The Facility will include moveable walls, which will offer numerous options for setting up realistic scenarios, ranging from basic evidence searches to complex simulated murder scenes. It will also include classroom space for instructional purposes and debriefings.
Additionally, the Facility will incorporate the ability to videotape exercises, allowing for immediate feedback on performance. These features will serve as a valuable asset or law enforcement training.