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Massachusetts Probation Commissioner Pamerson Ifill and his Executive Team address employees' questions in the inaugural Conversation with the Commissioner 

1/31/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

In the first of a series of quarterly forums, Commissioner Pamerson Ifill and the MPS Executive Team addressed nearly 600 Probation Officers and employees in a 90-minute webinar on January 17th.

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Greenfield District Women's Program to Reopen 

1/31/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Greenfield District Court Probation Department will be reopening its Womanhood Program which closed during the Pandemic, according to Greenfield District Chief Probation Officer Antoinetta "Tonie" DeAngelis.

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Community Corrections Staff Attend Grand Opening of Bioversity 

1/31/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Community Justice Support Center staff attend grand opening of Bioversity, a new company whose mission is to bring diversity to the life sciences profession.

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Mentor clients re-entering society after incarceration 

1/30/2024 Office of Community Corrections

The Office of Community Corrections offers individuals and community organizations the opportunity to mentor clients who are re-entering society after serving time in prison.

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In the Community with MPS: Suffolk Superior First Assistant Chief demonstrates the “tools of the trade” before New Bedford youth group 

1/25/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Suffolk Superior First Assistant Chief Probation Officer Dennis Halls shares information and conducts demonstrations of Probation tools and equipment before members of New Bedford's Invest in Kids.

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In the Community: East Boston Court Staff Meet with Winthrop Residents to Share Information About Their Community Court 

1/04/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Courts play an integral role in cities and towns across the Commonwealth and offer important resources in the community. East Boston Court staff recently shared information on these resources with Winthrop residents.

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MPS Pretrial Unit Surveys Court Users on Impact of Text Alerts 

12/20/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Pretrial Unit is conducting a survey to determine how to best communicate with those who use the Interactive Text Response System

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Suffolk Superior Probation Officers support local community group in honor of Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month 

12/15/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Probation Officers across the state work in collaboration with community organization to better serve clients. Suffolk Superior Probation recently attended a community event hosted by the Boston-based Mothers for Justice.

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Probation Commissioner and Judges serve on panel at Massachusetts Bar Association Tiered Community Mentoring Program Career and Networking Event 

12/11/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Massachusetts Trial Court leaders serve as mentors and role models at the 15th annual Massachusetts Bar Association Tiered Community Mentoring Program Career and Networking event for high school, college, and law students this week.

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Newly-Appointed Court Leaders address Chief Probation Officer Association Conference 

12/08/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Massachusetts Chief Probation Officers Association (CPOA) held its Winter Conference at the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxboro on Thursday where Probation and court leaders addressed the 65 CPOs who traveled from across the state.

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Essex Probate & Family Continues Five-year Holiday Tradition 

12/06/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Essex Probate & Family Probation and court staff donate to local Food Pantry as part of court’s five-year holiday tradition.

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Concord District Court to launch Mental Health Recovery Court with Public Stakeholder’s Meeting 

12/04/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Concord District Court Mental Health Recovery Court opens on Wednesday, December 6th, 2:30 pm, at the court, 305 Walden Street. The first MH Recovery Court session will begin on December 20, 2023.

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Probation Officer Helps Serve Thanksgiving Dinner to Senior Citizens in Hometown 

11/27/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Last week, a current Probation Officer and two retirees helped serve Thanksgiving dinner to more than 200 senior citizens in the Cambridge neighborhood where they grew up.

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Worcester Juvenile Probation employee is guest of honor at her own special ceremony on Adoption Day 

11/27/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

Worcester Juvenile Probation employee is guest of honor at her own Adoption Day ceremony years later.

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BMC-Roxbury Probation celebrate Edith Alexander’s new role at Good-bye Party 

11/21/2023 Massachusetts Probation Service

The staff at the Roxbury division of the Boston Municipal Court hosted a celebration for Edith Alexander, a Probation Officer at Boston Municipal Court-Roxbury for more than 25 years, who was recently appointed to a position on the Mass. Parole Board.