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Berkshire County, Massachusetts Sheriff Overview

Berkshire County is a county found in the westernmost part of Massachusetts, with its county seat in Pittsfield. The Berkshire Hills are centered on Berkshire County, and the county itself is often referred to simply as the Berkshires. It exists today only as a historical geographic region, and has no county government. Zip codes in Berkshire County include 01236, 01237, 01238, 01240, 01242, 01244, 01245, 01247, 01252, 01253, 01254, 01255, 01256, 01257, 01258, 01259, 01260, 01262, 01263, 01264, 01266, 01267, 01270, 01343, 01029, 01201, 01220, 01222, 01223, 01224, 01225, 01226, 01230, and 01235.

Sheriff Thomas Bowler is the current head of the Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office.

Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office:
Address: 467 Cheshire Rd
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone: 413-443-7220

Inmate Search in Berkshire County Jail

The Berkshire County Jail does not have an available list of inmates incarcerated in their facility. The State of Massachusetts, however, supports the Victim Information and Notification Everyday system, so you can visit the site to check and receive notifications on the custody status of an offender. It’s recommended to visit the Jail personally at 467 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield or call them at 413-443-7220 for inquiries.

The new Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, dedicated January 5, 2001, is a direct supervision facility of 160,000 square feet, built on 25 acres. Located at 467 Cheshire Road in Pittsfield, the facility features 288 cells divided equally among eight two-tiered housing units, or pods. Total inmate capacity is about 500.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures

Inmates at the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction are allowed up to three one-hour visits per week. Inmates may have up to 2 adult and 2 minor visitors at a time. All visitors must be on a pre-approved visitors list. Each inmate is allowed up to five people on that list. All adult visitors must produce a valid state photo identification. Visitors under age 17 must be accompanied by an adult and must produce a valid state photo I.D. or long-form birth certificate.

Visitation Time:
Pod A
Monday: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
Thursday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Sunday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Pod B
Wednesday: 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Thursday: 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
Saturday: 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pod C
Sunday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Monday: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
Thursday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Pod D
Sunday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Monday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Pod E
Tuesday: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm.
Thursday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Saturday: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Pod G
Monday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Tuesday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Friday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Sunday: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm

Pod H
Tuesday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Friday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm

Pod J
Sunday: 8:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Monday: 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm
Thursday: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Working at Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office/Jail

A Correction Officer can earn $40,000 with benefits.

Some of the required qualifications include:
be at least 19 years old
possess a high school diploma or equivalent
pass a criminal background check
pass a physical exam and physical fitness test
pass a psychological test, oral interview and academy training

If you are interested in this job, you may visit this link for the application form.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup

All registered sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. The people on these databases have been convicted of a sex or kidnapping crime. The definition of a sex offender is a person convicted of a crime involving sex, including rape, molestation, and production or distribution of child pornography.

You can access this information online for Berkshire County by going to this link, but bear in mind that searches sometimes reveal primary last known addresses or, rather the block that they live on. You are also required to accept a disclosure to use the database.

Bail and Bail Bondsman

Massachusetts is one of 8 states that does not allow private commercial bail bonding. The remaining are Maine, Oregon, Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, Wisconsin, and Washington, D.C. When no other funding options are available to you, you may have to spend the time between hearing and trial in jail. Remaining in jail is at no cost to you, but if you are innocent it can be a traumatic experience you probably want to avoid. To avoid jail time, there are still options in states like Massachusetts.

A signature bond is a way for friends and family to take responsibility for you completing all your court responsibilities. Essentially a signature bond is a legal agreement, or promissory, that the defendant presents him or herself at court. So you need to present yourself or everyone on the signature bond agreement is held accountable. Ask your lawyer for more information.

Berkshire County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Berkshire County Probation Department
Location:111 Holden Street, North Adams, Massachusetts, 01247
Berkshire County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 378
Avg Daily Population 378
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll 222
Full time total employees 222
Total salaries and wages 11377609
Other operating expenditures 3606921
Total construction costs 850000
Equipment, furnishings, etc 750000
Year of original construction 2001
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Berkshire County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201664,477
Number Employed Annual Average, 201661,704
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20162,773
Unemployment Rate, 20164.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201550,646
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Berkshire County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201417,453
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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