Renovated Broward College Building Comes With A Crime Lab And Gun Range

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Inside the classroom, an empty bottle of wine sat on a table and two people lay dead, one of whom clutched a goodbye letter.

The crime lab of Broward College’s newly renovated Institute for Public Safety is not your typical classroom.

It’s a room to be examined by future crime scene investigators for clues: Is the suicide letter forged? Were the bodies moved? Whose fingerprints are on the bottle?

In addition to the crime lab, the $7 million renovation, which adds an additional 9,220 square feet, includes a “first of its kind” indoor 10-station, 50-yard rife range. The range compliments the simulation-based shooting facility and defensive tactics gymnasium.

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