For Immediate Release - October 01, 2013

Media Advisory - CORRECTION PROFESSIONALS WILL BE HONORED AT AWARDS CEREMONY

Milford (October 1, 2013)—Secretary of the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) Andrea J. Cabral, EOPSS Undersecretary for Criminal Justice Sandra M. McCroom, and Department of Correction Commissioner Luis S. Spencer as well as County Sheriffs and other elected officials will recognize correctional employees for their bravery and dedication to public service at the 2013 Correctional Employees of the Year 16th Annual Awards.

 

WHERE:         House of Representatives Chamber at Massachusetts State House

WHEN:           Friday, October 4th at  12:30pm

WHO:             Andrea J. Cabral, Secretary, Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

                     Sandra M. McCroom, Undersecretary for Criminal Justice, Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

                     Luis S. Spencer, Commissioner, Mass. Dept. of Correction

                     County Sheriffs

                     Elected Officials

                     Number of State and County Correction Professionals

 

BACKGROUND

Each year the state’s 14 sheriffs and the Massachusetts Commissioner of Correction nominate exemplary employees for the prestigious award.  A selection committee comprised of leaders from the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, the Massachusetts Department of Correction, the Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association, the Massachusetts Correction Officer Federated Union and the offices of Senator James E. Timilty and Rep. Harold P. Naughton Jr. decides which employees will be honored.