Blackwater has provided and installed fire alarm systems in a number of detention facilities ranging from new construction, to additions of existing projects. Blackwater has provided a complete graphics package in a number of these projects.

Douglas County Detention Facility

Douglas County Adult Detention
Douglasville, Georgia

The Douglas County Detention Center now includes:
- Sheriff’s Office
- Law Enforcement Staff
- Detention Administration
- Training/Support/Dispatch
- Maximum Security Cells
- Medium Security Cells
- Minimum Security Cells
- Intake
- Warrants/Civil/Transport
- Release/Hearings
- Mental Health
- Medical
- Infirmary
- Laundry
- Kitchen/Warehouse
- Maintenance/Inmate Support

Blackwater will be providing an eight node Notifier network fire alarm system with an Onyx work station and full graphics package.


D. Ray James Prison
Folkston, Georgia

Phase I: The 53,000-square-foot detention center can accommodate 318 detainees and is beside a 5,500-square-foot support facility beside the new housing facility.

Phase II: The housing expansion project includes two new housing units which will increase the bed capacity by 780 beds. A 32,347 GSF administrative/support facility accommodates administrative, intake/processing, medical, visitation, food preparation/dining, laundry, and educational program spaces. The phase II housing expansion project will bring the total number of beds 2,800 beds. Blackwater was given the task of bringing the 14 node network fire alarm system up to code and compliance.


Bartow County Jail
Cartersville, Georgia

  • Now 143,653 square feet.

  • New 8 story 684 bed Housing Building

  • Sallyport addition, New Medical Building

  • New GED Classroom

  • Fire Alarm System Addition

  • CID Addition

  • Laundry area

  • Kitchen remodel and addition

  • Interior Administration remodel


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