Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 1 Fiscal Year 2014

Hampshire Sheriff's Department

Web Site:

Organization Chart


The primary mission of the Hampshire Sheriff's Department is to protect society from criminal offenders by safely and humanely housing inmates at the least restrictive security level that is practical and still protects the public.

Governing Laws:


MGL C. 37 S. 1-25 Sheriffs
MGL C. 127 S. 1A County correctional facilities; minimum standards; financial or other assistance
MGL C. 126 S. 1-39 Jails, houses of Correction and Reformation and County Industrial Farms
MGL C. 34B S. 1-21 County Correctional


105 CMR 451 Minimum Health & Sanitation Standards
105 CMR 590 State Sanitary Code

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