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Author and Court Leaders Address Audience at Lawrence Community Justice Support Center's Cultural Appreciation Event 

10/17/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Author Jennifer DeLeon shared stories about her life as a child of immigrants and a student in a school where she felt like she didn’t fit in, similar to the character in her book.


Springfield Cultural Appreciation Week 2023 event will feature posthumous tributes to US Marshal John Gibbons, Assistant Clerk Magistrate Abbie Davies, remarks by three local mayors, and more 

10/16/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Hampden County Cultural Appreciation Week will feature a posthumous tribute to the first keynote speaker at the celebration when it was introduced seven years ago.


The Massachusetts Trial Court’s 7th Annual Cultural Appreciation Week will feature a variety of public events that celebrate diversity and community 

10/13/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Massachusetts Trial Court's 7th Annual Cultural Appreciation Week celebration will feature more than 100 events across the state. The following are some highlights of those events that are open to the public.


A Q&A with Gardner District Court Chief Probation Officer Diane Massouh  

10/04/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Coria Holland, Massachusetts Probation Service Communications Director/Spokesperson, speaks with Gardner District Court Chief Probation Officer Diane Massouh about the new Gardner District Court Veteran's Court.


Acting Probation Commissioner accompanies Lawrence District Court staff on home visits 

10/04/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Acting Probation Commissioner Dianne Fasano joined Lawrence District Court Probation Officer Juan Rodriguez and Shanik Aponte on visits to the homes of eight probationers recently.


Six Lowell Support Center Participants Graduate From TechGoesHome Program 

10/02/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Lowell Community Support Center clients celebrate graduation from high tech program.


Brockton Support Center Participant Provides Free Haircuts at Local Homeless Shelters  

9/29/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Mr. DePina, a former Brockton Community Justice Support Center client, said he cuts hair at the homeless shelters because he understands "the power addiction holds on people," especially after experiencing it himself.


The Pretrial Services Division Expands MassHealth Enrollment to Courts in Bristol and Suffolk Counties 

9/18/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

"Through this initiative, behavioral health and standard health care plans have been provided to justice-involved individuals who previously did not have healthcare coverage."


Brockton Community Justice Support Center Recognition Ceremony kicks off series of events celebrating clients’ successes 

9/14/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

This is the first of four events that will recognize clients and their life-changing accomplishments


MPS' Defensive Tactics Team celebrates decades of teaching colleagues how to stay safe on the job 

8/23/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Q&A with veteran team member Antoinetta “Tonie” DeAngelis, Greenfield District Court Chief Probation Officer


MPS Acting Commissioner and Director of Community Corrections Testify Before Legislature in Support of Two Bills 

8/22/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The first bill, House Bill 1684, will streamline reforms achieved through the 2018 Criminal Justice Act. The second bill, House Bill 144, concerns the arrest - without a warrant - of individuals on probation and in temporary custody.


Back to School: New Bedford District Probation Employees Provide Free Haircuts at Local School 

8/16/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Ms. Cathcart and Ms. Swift were among a group of licensed cosmetologists and barbers who volunteered their talents and time at a Back-to-School event held at Carney Academy School in New Bedford.


Norfolk Juvenile Probation Officer II Paul Nwokeji is recognized by the Randolph Police at National Night Out event 

8/03/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Award of Appreciation reflects Nwokeji's commitment to the community and the children and families he serves at Norfolk Juvenile Court.


In the Courts and Community: Suffolk Superior Probation Officer Maurice Greaves Teaches Fathers How to Nurture Their Children 

7/27/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Greaves' work with the Nurturing Fathers Program helps fathers on probation become more attentive and present with their children.


A Day In the Life of a Suffolk Superior Court Probation Officer: Ellen Winfrey 

7/25/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Learn about how Ms. Winfrey serves probationers in the communities of Charlestown, Chelsea, East Boston, Revere, and Winthrop.