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Budget Summary FY2012

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Berkshire Sheriff's Department
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011

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The primary mission of the Berkshire County Sheriff's Department is to protect the public from criminal offenders by operating a safe, secure, and progressive correctional facility while committing to crime prevention awareness in the community. We accomplish our mission by maintaining a safe, secure direct supervision correctional facility while upholding all national standards, laws, and judicial decisions; exploring innovative and cost effective community correction alternatives to incarceration that ensures the efficiency of the Berkshire County Sheriff's Department; pursuing the fair and equitable treatment of inmates while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons; creating a just and fair environment that encourages positive behavior from criminal offenders; and, seeking the highest level of professionalism, through support, motivation, and training for all employees with accountability to the public we serve.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 37 S. 1-25
MGL C. 127 S. 1-169
Officers and Inmates of Penal and Reformatory Institutions. Paroles and Pardons
MGL C. 34B S. 1-22
Abolition of County Government
MGL C. 126 S. 16
Care & Custody of Jails & Houses of Correction


103 CMR 900
County Correctional Facilities
105 CMR 451
Minimum Health & Sanitation Standards & Inspection Procedures for Correctional Facilities
105 CMR 590
Minimum Sanitation Standards for Food Establishments