Massachusetts Jails: A Complete List of Jails and Correctional Systems in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Jail System

There are 18 jail facilities in the Massachusetts 14 counties with the state jail population formerly at 12,619 inmates in 2005. The state Dept. of Correction inspects jails and enforces standards of compliance across all Massachusetts jails.

The Massachusetts Prison System

In March 2011, 11,388 inmates were housed in MA Dept. of Correction's 17 facilities and a pre-release center. The agency budget in FY 2009 was $520.4 million, with approximately 5,000 employees.

The Community Corrections System

The Office of the Commissioner of Probation with the state judicial branch provided supervision to 180,677 probationers at the end of 2009. Field staff of the MA Parole Board supervised 3,365 parolees at that time.

Barnstable County Jail - Buzzards Bay, MA Berkshire County Jail - Pittsfield, MA Bristol County Jail - North Dartmouth, MA
Dukes County Jail - Edgartown, MA Essex County Jail - Salem, MA Essex County Jail - Middleton, MA
Franklin County Jail - Greenfield, MA Hampden County Jail - Ludlow, MA Hampshire County Jail - Northampton, MA
Middlesex County Jail - Cambridge, MA Nantucket County Jail - Nantucket, MA Norfolk County Jail - Dedham, MA
Plymouth County Jail - Plymouth, MA Suffolk County Jail - Boston, MA Suffolk House Of Correction - Boston, MA
Worcester County Jail - Boylston, MA
Here you can find information on our nations county jails including general jail information such as address and phone number, inmate visitation rights, how to send mail and money to inmates, and resources on posting bail and getting bail bonds. Please contact us if you find any incorrect or missing information.