This is not the official budget document.

Budget Summary FY2009

Essex Sheriff's Department
Data Current as of:  6/22/2009

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Organization Chart


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


103 CMR 900
County Correctional Facilities