Regional Public Safety Academy

Fort Wayne, Indiana

City of Fort Wayne

The Regional Public Safety Academy is a multi-use facility designed to provide on-site and distance-learning training and education by incorporating innovative technology and best practices for 5,000 Regional First Responders (Fire, Law Enforcement and EMS) and future Public Safety Leaders. The Academy’s training areas include: an 18-lane indoor firing range, a state-of-the-art training space with movable walls that can be reconfigured to create specific training venues, simulation suites, an indoor fire station that can be used for indoor vehicular training and maintenance and multi-purpose recreational facilities with a gymnasium, exercise facility and locker rooms. The 132,000 SF facility was designed to LEED® standards and also includes administrative and office space with conference rooms and adaptable classroom spaces.

Photography Credit: Media Wright


2008 Institutional Design Award, Featured in the Excellence in Masonry Awards Publication

Indiana Concrete Masonry Association

2008 Award of Merit

AIA, Fort Wayne Chapter

2010 Excellence in Design Award - Citation

AIA, Fort Wayne Chapter

Featured in the 2008 Justice Facilities Review

AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice