The Dukes Count Sheriff’s Office is responsible for the transportation of our inmates to the courts in Dukes County, to other courts in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to other correctional facilities and to health care facilities. The Sheriff does this under the authority of the Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 37, Sections 24 and 25.
Sgt. Travis Bissey is in charge of the Transportation Division.
In FY 2011 there were 1,209 inmate transports as indicated below:
To Courts 497
From Courts 322
To Other Correctional Facilities 28
From Other Correctional Facilities 29
To Health Care Facilities 168
From Health Care Facilities 165
Total Inmates Transported 1,209