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Budget Summary FY2017

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Franklin Sheriff's Department
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

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Organization Chart


The primary mission of the Franklin Sheriff's Office is the protection of the public. The philosophy of the Sheriff's Office is to protect the public by operating the Franklin County Jail and House of Correction and providing public safety services to the citizens of Franklin County.
- Operation of a regional correctional system
- Transportation of prisoners
- Detention of pre-arraignment arrestees
- Service of judicial process
- Community policing/crime prevention programs for the benefit of senior citizens
- Juvenile outreach services
- Enforcement of laws enacted for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the people

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 126 S. 16
Custody and control of jails and houses of correction; jailer; assistants; bond
MGL C. 126
Jails, Houses of Correction and Reformation and Industrial Farms
MGL C. 37
MGL C. 34B S. 1-22
Abolition of County Government
MGL C. 127 S. 1-169
Officers and Inmate of Penal and Reformatory Institutions, Paroles and Pardons
MGL C. 111 S. 20&21
Public Health


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