February 10, 2016 - Middlesex County Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian attended an event in Washington D.C. with Massachusetts Senator Edward Markey on Tuesday.
February 9, 2016 - Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian called Tuesday for a change in federal policy to make sure people on Medicaid can keep their benefits should they be held in jail awaiting trial and, if convicted, be able to restart those benefits upon release.
February 4, 2016 - Women leaving MCI-Framingham will soon be eligible to participate in the Middlesex County Sheriff's office's MATADOR opioid recovery program.
February 3, 2016 - When a small police department makes an arrest, it can put a stress on manpower and financial resources. The answer to those problems, Middlesex County Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian said, is the creation of regional lockup facilities run by the sheriff’s offices.
January 23, 2016 - A Billerica man was convicted Thursday of assaulting two correctional officers last July at the Middlesex Jail and House of Correction and sentenced to more time behind bars for the attacks, authorities said.
January 14, 2016 - Peter Koutoujian is one of the best known Armenian politicians in Massachusetts, and appears more and more as a spokesman for Armenians on a national level. He has been playing an important role in the field of law enforcement as sheriff of Middlesex County, and is often involved in policy discussions statewide. In a recent interview, Koutoujian spoke about some key aspects of his work.
January 14, 2016 - Wicked Sober founder Mike Duggan visited the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction on Dec. 14 as part of the new Monday Moments Speaker Series. Duggan discussed his own battle with addiction with approximately 60 inmates as part of Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian’s new speaker series.
January 6, 2016 - After a unanimous vote in the House on Wednesday, both branches of the Legislature have approved a bill repealing a 1989 law that automatically suspended the driver’s licenses for drug offenders whose crimes had nothing to do with operating a motor vehicle.
January 6, 2016 - "I encourage Congress to support the President’s proposal to hire an additional 200 ATF agents," said the Middlesex County Sheriff.