Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2011

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2011

Worcester Sheriff's Department

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The primary mission of the Worcester County Sheriff's Office is to protect society from criminal offenders through the safe detention of pre-trial detainees and the safe detention and rehabilitation of sentenced inmates. This mission is accomplished by providing educational, substance abuse and vocational program opportunities for inmates; exercising prudent management over facility resources; implementing policies, procedures and practices which are in compliance with applicable laws; and striving to meet the Standards for County Correctional Facilities, the American Standards for Adult Local Detention Facilities and the Standards of the National Commission on Correctional Healthcare; and ensuring access to comprehensive post-incarceration resources, including but not limited to the Almost Home Program.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 34B Abolition of County Government
MGL C. 37 Sheriffs


103 CMR 900 County correctional facilities

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