• December 28 2018,  Malden

    Sheriff Koutoujian, Chief Molis announce Malden Police complete scenario-based training

    Members of the Malden Police Department recently concluded eight days of interactive, scenario-based training in collaboration with the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO), Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian and Chief Kevin Molis announced today. The training was completed December 10-21 in Malden on the MSO’s Mobile Training Center (MTC).  Ninety-nine members of the Malden Police Department participated in the training, with some officers working their way through twice. “The scenarios officers go through on the MTC reflect the types of calls they respond to on a daily basis.  They can include car stops, domestic disturbances and public disturbances, among other situations,” said Sheriff Koutoujian.  “The interactive capability allows officers to work on…

  • December 14 2018,  Everett,  Malden

    Sheriff Koutoujian welcomes international visitors for young adult unit tour

    BILLERICA, Mass. – Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian recently welcomed Berlin’s Director General of Prison and Probation Administration and Department of Criminal Law Susanne Gerlach, and Ministerial Advisor for Prison Supervision Johanna Schmid for a visit to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office’s (MSO) new young adult unit. The German officials were visiting the United States as part of the Vera Institute of Justice’s Restoring Promise conference.  The Restoring Promise Initiative is focused on transforming living conditions for incarcerated young adults (ages 18-24) across the country in order to produce better outcomes for individuals and communities. The MSO was the first local jail the Vera Institute of Justice worked with to support the…

  • Everett,  September 14 2018

    Saved in Everett – Please Save in Malden

    Sheriff Koutoujian announces completion of the 19th annual Youth Public Safety Academy Over 1,050 cadets participated in popular summer program CHELMSFORD – Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian thanked the cadets, families and community partners involved in the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office 19th Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) this summer. Over 1,300 youngsters applied for this year’s summer camp, with over 1,050 participating.   “YPSA is a true community program – it’s about our kids, our officers and firefighters, and our hometowns,” said Sheriff Koutoujian. “I am so happy we could welcome over 1,000 children to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office this year to learn safety skills, challenge themselves and make new friends…

  • Everett,  June 15 2018

    Sheriff Koutoujian honored with Valley Collaborative’s “Making a Difference” Award

    BILLERICA, Mass. – The Valley Collaborative, an alternative high school in Billerica for students with developmental disabilities, presented Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian with their “Making a Difference” Award at their June Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, June 7, 2018. The award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the disability community. The Valley Collaborative Board chose to honor Sheriff Koutoujian for his creation of the Special Citizens Academy, a free four week program at the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office designed for individuals with developmental disabilities who have an interest in law enforcement. The third Special Citizens Academy finished this past May, and 23 Valley Collaborative…