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May 14, 2012

Sheriff’s Inmates Help Shrewsbury’s Human Services Food Pantry

The Daily Shrewsbury
By Lindsay Corcoran

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Responding to a request from the Human Services Food Pantry of Shrewsbury, Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis recently provided free inmate labor through the Sheriff’s Inmate Community Service Program to the charitable organization for some much needed help stocking its pantry shelves with over 6,000 pounds of food items to be distributed during the month of May. Read more…

May 14, 2012

Sheriff Warns Shrewsbury Students of Drug, Alcohol Use in Face2Face Visit

The Daily Shrewsbury
By Lindsay Corcoran

SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis said he was acting as a messenger for the 90 percent of inmates incarcerated due to drug and alcohol when he visited Shrewsbury High School on Friday to warn students about the dangers of addiction. Read more…

May 10, 2012

Green light for Secure Communities

Worcester Telegram and Gazette
By Lee Hammel

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has notified state officials that it plans to implement the federal Secure Communities program in Massachusetts regardless of the objections of Gov. Deval Patrick and immigration activists. Read more…

May 10, 2012

Jail and House of Correction re-accredited

Worcester Telegram and Gazette
By Lee Hammel

The Worcester County sheriff’s office has successfully completed all of the requirements for re-accreditation from the American Correctional Association, Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis announced yesterdayThe Worcester County Jail and House of Correction had to comply with 384 standards to meet certification, he said. The facility was evaluated through a series of reviews, evaluations, an extensive audit and a formal presentation to the ACA panel, he said. Read more…

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