3-12-14 Recent Photo Sheriff Thomas Hodgson presents an award to Officers Andrew Galvao and Officer Shawn Levasseur, who recently completed the K9 Academy.

3-6-14 Recent Photo Col. David Gavigan conducts an Incident Command System Class for educators at Durfee High School, Fall River, MA.

2-24-14 Taunton, MA Director of Public Safety Education Linda Pacheco speaks to educators from around the region about the dangers of social media and the internet.


1-28-14 Boston Herald

News Article: Sheriffs cheer pot shot, say DEA chief ripped Obama remarks

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson said he was thrilled to hear what the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration had to say

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1-20-14 Job Postings Building Systems Specialist, Assistant Steward, Dispatcher (Employment Page)


12-23-13 WPRI Channel 12

News Article: Inmates volunteering for Salvation Army

Bristol County House of Correction inmates volunteer at the Salvation Army.

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12-10-13 Standard Times

News Article: Inmates the 'backbone' of Salvation Army holiday program

Bristol County House of Correction inmates work at the Salvation Army during the Holiday Season.

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11-19-13 Video One Woman's Quest to Help Police Dogs; 30,000 police dogs on duty in America, each year dozens are wounded. ABC News Feed

11-14-13 Video ABC National News – "Bristol County Sheriff's Office; Outfitting its K-9's with bulletproof ballistic vests" click here for ABC News Feed.

10-16-13 Video Boston, MA – Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is interviewed by FOX 25 Boston: "What it's like behind bars." click here for the video feed.


10-3-13 Recent Photo Taunton, MA – The “R.U.O.K.” Program will now be offered to residents of Taunton. The "R.U.O.K." Program is a free daily telephone calling service provided by the Bristol County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with the Police Department and the Department of Human Services. The program is designed for senior citizens, disabled persons, and shut-ins living in Bristol County. For more information, click here.

From Left to right: Director of Human Services Anne Bisson, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, Mayor Thomas Hoye, Taunton Police Chief Edward Walsh, and Officer John Munis.


9-11-13 Recent Photo FALL RIVER, MA – Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson speaks at a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Battleship Cove.
9-11 Battleship Cove Ceremony - ABC 6 TV News (ABC 6 News)
Battleship Cove ceremony pays tribute to lives lost (Herald News)

8-23-13 Recent Photo Dartmouth, MA – Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson and Regional President of the Azores Vasco Cordeiro sign an agreement of understanding pledging cooperation on deportation issues Friday in Dartmouth.
Azorean leader talks deportee strategy (Herald News)
Azorean president visits Bristol County Sheriff (Standard Times)
Hodgson, Azorean President Sign Immigration Agreement (WBSM)


8-14-13 Herald News

News Article: Inmates Clean Up

Bristol County House of Correction inmates help clean up Somerset end of Veterans Memorial Bridge


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7-25-13 Recent Photo Dartmouth, MA – Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson signs a TRIAD Agreement with Police Chief Timothy Lee and Debra Ann Raymond, Director of the Council on Aging. TRIAD is a cooperative agreement between local law enforcement and older persons in the community working to reduce the criminal victimization of the elderly.


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