Jennifer Gaffney,Director
Warren Hall
P.O. Box 628
Bridgewater, MA 02324
Phone: (508) 279-3821


The Policy Development and Compliance Unit shall be responsible for ensuring, through a system of regular inspections and technical assistance, that the administrative and operational procedures of all department and county correctional institutions comply with statutory regulations, department of correction policy, national correctional standards as issued by the American Correctional Association, and all appropriate outside agency regulations. Adherence to such regulations promotes improved and efficient management practices in all correctional institutions, ultimately leading to enhanced public safety, a safe and productive work environment for Department personnel, and confinement in a humane setting for the inmate population.