Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2013

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2013

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Essex Sheriff's Department

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The Essex County Sheriff's Department's top priority is to protect residents in the region from criminal offenders. This is accomplished by housing inmates in a secure and fair manner; providing rehabilitation and academic training to offenders while they are incarcerated so they will not repeat their mistakes once they are released; practicing correctional polices that comply with all local, state and federal laws; using innovative correctional approaches that are in accord with the Essex County Sheriff's Department's top mission; and informing and educating the public about the department through the media, tours of the facility and public appearances by the Sheriff, administrators, K-9 Unit and uniformed personnel.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 37 S. 1-25 Sheriffs
MGL C. 126 S. 1-39 Jails, Houses of Correction and Reformation and Industrial Farms


103 CMR 900 County Correctional Facilities

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