Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian was in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to attend a White House press conference calling for legislative action on Capitol Hill to reduce gun violence.
Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian was in Washington, D.C. Tuesday to attend a White House press conference calling for legislative action on Capitol Hill to reduce gun violence, according to a press statement. Koutoujian joined law enforcement leaders from across the nation as Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder called for common-sense measures to be enacted by Congress to reduce gun violence, according to the statement. Joining the sheriff at the press conference from Middlesex County were Natick Police Chief James Hicks, Framingham Police Chief Steven Carl and Medford Police Chief Leo Sacco, Jr. and Brookline Police Chief Daniel C. O’Leary, according to the statement. “It was an honor to join my colleagues as the …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian issued a statement in response to inquiries on whether he would run for the Middlesex DA's seat.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian is not ruling out a run to become the next Middlesex County District Attorney. Koutoujian, in a statement released in response to inquires on whether he would run to fill the seat Middlesex County District Attorney Gerry Leone plans to vacate, said "never say never." “I love my job as Sheriff of Middlesex County and am focused on the work before me," Koutoujian said in the statement. "One of my guiding principles has always been to never say never to any opportunity in which I can provide benefit to the people I serve. But today, I’d just like to congratulate Gerry on what must have been a difficult decision and thank him for his service to Middlesex County." Koutoujian, a Waltham resident, was …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian is organizing efforts to improve support programs for corrections officers.
Corrections officers face many dangers in their work environment, but none may be more serious than the stresses they endure from years of working in such an extreme setting. To improve the health and wellness of corrections officers nationwide, the Middlesex County Sheriff's Office is launching a campaign to better support officers who feel the heavy burden of their jobs. One part of the effort will be a conference to share ways to assist corrections officers facing mental or physical job-related stresses, according to the Sheriff's Office. The conference will host experts from across the country to discuss the causes and consequences stemming from a prison work environment. The Sheriff's office, in partnership with the National Sheriff…
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian will be in Melrose at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Fuller House, 101 Cottage St.
Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian will be in Melrose at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at the Fuller House, 101 Cottage St., according to a press statement from the Middlesex Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Koutoujian will speak with seniors about the role of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, the office’s new TRIAD program and how it can benefit residents, according to the statement. He will also discuss ways seniors can protect themselves from fraud. For more information, contact Public Information Officer Kevin Maccioli at 781-960-2805 or 978-726-7825.