Central Mississippi Crime Laboratory-Pearl

The Central Mississippi Crime Laboratory in Pearl, MS was recently completed with Chris Albritton Construction Co., Inc. being the general contractor. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held May 11, 2016. Housed in this new 30-million-dollar facility will be spaces for the Medical Examiner’s Offices along with the new Forensic Labs to support criminalistic and analytical research. It is built on three levels and contains about 92,000 sq. ft. The lab boasts contiguous work/lab areas that will make for easier communication but will maintain secure work stations necessary to make sure evidence follows the chain of custody. Along with the new building, 1 million dollars was awarded for new state of the art equipment.