Bristol County Jail Information
Bristol County Jail operates two correctional facilities. Bristol County House Of Correction and Jail located at 400 Faunce Corner Road, North Dartmouth, MA 02747 and the Ash Street Jail & Regional Lock-Up located at 226 Ash Street New Bedford, MA 02740. The jail facilities are operated by the Bristol County Sheriff’s Department under a Charter issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Sheriff’s Department and Jail can be reached at 508-995-6500
After an arrest in Bristol County, male inmates will be transported to the Bristol County House of Correction. Women are sent to the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office Women’s Center in North Dartmouth. Men are held at either Dartmouth House of Correction located in North Dartmouth or at the Ash Street Jail in New Bedford, MA.
The jail houses over 1500 male and female pre-trial-inmates arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Bristol County Sheriff’s Office, the Massachusetts State Police, local police departments, Massachusetts state inmates, probation violators, the U.S. Marshal’s Service and those awaiting transfer to a Massachusetts Department of Corrections prison or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
Bristol County, Massachusetts is 553 Square miles and has a population of 551,000 residents. The county seat is, Taunton a 48 square mile city with a population of 56,000 people located off of US Highway 44 at the GPS coordinates of 41° 54′ 0″ N, 71° 5′ 25″ W .
The Bristol County Superior Court Courthouse is located at 9 Court Street Taunton, MA. The Clerk of the Court can be reached at 508-823-6588 .
The Bristol County Public Defender’s Office can be reached at (508) 997-3301
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Bristol County Jail Visiting and Mail
Jail visitation is held from [Hours] on [Days]. It is suggested that those wishing to visit an inmate in custody contact the jail control center at [Phone #] to confirm visiting hours and visiting policies.
All incoming inmate mail will be checked for contraband and must contain the sender’s complete name and address and may be sent to [Address]. All magazines and books must be sent by an authorized distributor.
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