8-18-14 Job Posting

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8-18-14 Maintenance Engineer Electrician



7-21-14 Fox News

Mass. Sheriff: Cartels using open borders for big business. Bristol County sheriff places blame on President Obama

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7-21-14 WJAR Channel 10

Hodgson says border children should be sent home

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7-21-14 Fox 25 Boston

Hodgson opposes Gov. Patrick's decision to house unaccompanied minors

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7-21-14 NECN

Sheriff on border crisis: 'This is a crisis of leadership in our country'

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7-20-14 Boston Herald

Sheriff: Asylum may open floodgates for immigrants

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7-17-14 WJAR 10

Mass. sheriff tours Texas border security

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7-17-14 Boston Herald

“As long as there are signals being sent out that people can come here illegally and we’re just going to take care of them, then they’re just going to keep on coming,” Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson said yesterday from the Texas border on a fact-finding tour. “Neither the president nor the governor have come down to the border to see what’s happening — had they taken the time to come down, they would understand why sending people to Massachusetts is not the answer.”

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7-16-14 Herald News - Article

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson is one of six sheriffs from across the country who are visiting the Rio Grande Valley this week to discuss border security with federal and state law enforcement authorities.

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7-15-14 WRKO Howie Carr

Sheriff Hodgson is interviewed by WRKO's Howie Carr Listen to Audio



7-15-14 NECN Interview with Sheriff Hodgson

Delegation of sheriffs traveling to Texas to tackle immigration influx

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7-15-14 National Review Online

‘We’re All Becoming Border States Now.’ Read Article



7-15-14 WJAR NEWS 10

Sheriff Hodgson: 'We're all becoming border states' Watch Video



7-15-14 WCVB Interview with Sheriff Hodgson

Sheriffs speak out on planeloads of detainees Watch Video



7-14-14 FOX BOSTON Interview with Sheriff Hodgson

Some illegal immigrants flown to Mass. stay in-state awaiting asylum claims

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7-14-14 NECN Interview with Sheriff Hodgson

Mass. sheriff: 'Secure the borders' Watch Video



7-14-14 Fox Boston Some illegal immigrants flown to Mass. stay in-state awaiting asylum claims

The Bristol Country Sheriff is calling on sheriffs across the country to express their concern over a recent influx of illegal immigrants being transported to communities across the US from the border. Click here to watch video



7-14-14 Boston Herald

‘Unprecedented’ immigrant issue a drain for state

The unprecedented shipment of illegal immigrants from Texas to Massachusetts is not only straining the resources of local jails, it is costing taxpayers millions of dollars for health care, the Bristol County Sheriff said yesterday.

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7-13-14 Boston Herald

Illegal immigrants flown to Bay State

Illegal immigrants are being secretly flown to Massachusetts and kept in local lockups in an under-the-radar operation that has alarmed lawmen who are raising health and security concerns amid recent spikes in detainees coming up from Texas during the latest border crisis.

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7-13-14 CNN Interview with Sheriff Hodgson

CNN's Susan Candiotti learns what jail has been like for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez. Watch Video



6-10-14 WBSM Dartmouth Celebrates Birthday In Style

Local elected officials were on hand to reflect on the history of such an old town. Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson says the celebration is a time to look back at the town’s accomplishments...

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6-2-14 Standard Times Sheriff Hodgson talks of changed stance on assault weapons Read Article

6-2-14 Standard Times SouthCoast inmates send their regards to military overseas View article on S-T.com


5-27-14 WGBH Greater Boston Video: Somerville Opts Out Of Secure Communities

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5-21-14 Boston Herald Somerville to relax immigration enforcement:

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson said a new immigration policy in Somerville will drive up crime

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5-12-14 CBS Boston Keller @ Large: Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson

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5-8-14 ABC6 Shawmut Diner donated to Bristol County House of Corrections for job training

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5-7-14 WBSM Hodgson Outlines Future Of Shawmut Diner

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5-1-14 Standard Times

News Article: Shawmut Diner donated to Bristol County House of Corrections

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4-23-14 NOTICE Effective May 5th, 2014, the Bristol County Sheriff's Office will no longer provide or accept inmate money envelopes for deposit. New Kiosks will be introduced in the lobby of the Dartmouth House of Correction.

Cash will no longer be accepted through the mail.

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4-17-14 Recent Photo On Thursday, April 17th, 2014, a ceremony was held at New Bedford High School to honor the 39 Officers who graduated from Academy 36-14.

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.

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