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 2001 there were 1,181 inmate transports as indicated below:
To Courts 430
From Courts 168
To Other Correctional Facilities 20
From Other Correctional Facilities 5
To Health Care Facilities 280
From Health Care Facilities 278
Total Inmates Transported 1,181