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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announces virtual Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA)

CHELMSFORD, Mass. –Sheriff Peter J Koutoujian is inviting Middlesex County families to participate in a series of live, virtual Youth... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office urges residents to be alert for scams, fraud

MEDFORD, Mass. – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is reminding residents to be alert for scams and fraud targeting people across the... more ››

MSO announces new asymptomatic COVID-19 cases (COVID-19 Update #41)

Cases confirmed, suspected to be a result of community-based contacts. No positive tests reported in main facility

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today announced seven individuals, including six Work Release and Community Work Program participants... more ››

COVID-19 cases remain at zero for fifth straight week

MSO staff members donate plasma to help others battling COVID

BILLERICA, Mass. – For a fifth straight week, the number of incarcerated individuals testing positive for COVID-19 at the Middlesex Jail... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff's Office announces number of COVID-positive cases currently stands at zero

COVID-19 Response – Update #35

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has announced the number of COVID-positive individuals being held at the Middlesex Jail & House... more ››

Statement of Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian regarding the death of George Floyd

With yesterday’s news that all four officers involved in the suffocation of George Floyd have been charged, I want to again offer my... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff's Office population has dropped 25% since March 12

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #28

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced the population currently under supervision has dropped to below 600 individuals – a nearly... more ››

MSO ensuring spiritual needs of residents of Muslim faith are addressed during season of Ramadan

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #25

With the season of Ramadan upon us, the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is ensuring the spiritual needs of those of the Muslim faith currently... more ››

MSO chaplains ensuring services for Passover, Easter

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #21

During this Passover and Easter, the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is working to ensure the spiritual needs of those in our custody are... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #18

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today announced one incarcerated individual has tested positive for COVID-19.  The results were returned... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #17

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today announced four incarcerated individuals have tested positive for COVID-19.

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #16

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J Koutoujian announced today the population being held at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction has dropped... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #14

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today (Thursday, April 2) announced seven employees working at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #11

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today received the results of a COVID-19 test performed on a sentenced inmate whose roommate tested positive... more ››

Middlesex Sheriff’s Office COVID-19 Response – Update #10

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office today announced a sentenced individual currently being held at the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction... more ››

Expanded video conferencing to take effect in response to COVID-19

BILLERICA, Mass. – In response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, more court appearances will happen by video conference... more ››

Sheriff Koutoujian to Co-Chair National Re-Entry Programs and Initiatives Working Group

Panel is a subcommittee of the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J Koutoujian has been tapped to co-chair a corrections and re-entry-focused working group for the Presidential... more ››

Registration for 2020 Youth Public Safety Academy will open March 4

Sheriff Peter J Koutoujian has announced registration for the popular Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) will... more ››

Warrant Apprehension Unit participated in nearly 500 arrests in 2019

Members of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) Warrant Apprehension Unit made – or assisted in – 483 arrests in calendar year 2019,... more ››

New Major County Sheriffs of America Leadership Sworn-in

The following is a press release from the Major County Sheriffs of America:

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