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How Housing Can Reduce Recidivism Among Young Adults  

5/24/2024 Executive Office of Housing and Livable Communities

Healey-Driscoll Administration Sees Focus on Transitional Housing as Key to Preventing Recidivism

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Celebrates Federal Disaster Assistance for Communities Impacted by September Storms  

5/16/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

Following authorization by President Biden, residents and business owners in Bristol and Worcester counties will be eligible to receive aid

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Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Launches First-Ever Emerging Adult Leadership Academy 

5/16/2024 Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Launches First-Ever Emerging Adult Leadership Academy

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27th Massachusetts Correctional Employee of the Year Ceremony Honors State and County Officials 

5/15/2024 Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

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Massachusetts Department of Correction Selects VitalCore Health Strategies as New Independent Health Care Partner  

5/10/2024 Massachusetts Department of Correction

DOC Selects New Independent Health Care Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Patient Health Care Services for Residents Living at 10 State Correctional Facilities

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Expansion of Criminal Justice Data Collection Initiative 

5/02/2024 Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

New public dashboard includes charges and convictions data for sentenced offenders in state and county correctional facilities

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Massachusetts Department of Correction Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week 

4/24/2024 Massachusetts Department of Correction

DOC Holds Ceremony to Support Survivors and Announce Expansion of Restorative Justice Initiative

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Search Committee for Department of Correction Commissioner   

4/18/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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Law Enforcement Agencies, Autism Community Partner on the Blue Envelope Program to Foster a Safe and Inclusive Environment for Neuro-diverse Drivers 

4/09/2024 Massachusetts State Police

The program supports drivers on the autism spectrum and enhances communication with police during traffic stops

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Massachusetts Department of Correction Recidivism Study Demonstrates Programming Impact on Lasting Rehabilitation 

3/14/2024 Massachusetts Department of Correction

Recidivism rate decreases by more than half for formerly incarcerated individuals who complete substance use treatment programs and attain high school equivalency credentials

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Governor Healey Appoints Two New Members to the Sex Offender Registry Board 

3/06/2024 Governor Maura Healey and Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Announces Retirement of Massachusetts Department of Correction Commissioner Carol Mici 

3/04/2024 Massachusetts Department of Correction

DOC Chief of Staff Shawn Jenkins to serve as Interim Commissioner

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Awards Nearly $653K to Support First Responders’ Health and Well-Being After Traumatic Events 

3/01/2024 Office of Grants and Research

Critical Incident Stress Management Grants Awarded to 12 Police Departments

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Funds Purchase of Automatic External Defibrillators for Municipalities, Public Colleges, Universities, and Nonprofits 

3/01/2024 Office of Grants and Research

Grant funding will place AEDs inside emergency response vehicles for 80 award recipients

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Independent Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Uniform Citation Data Analysis and Report Released 

2/27/2024 Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

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