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Records Access

When requesting public records, or doing background investigations, please be advised, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is a jail and house of correction that houses male and female offenders awaiting trial or serving a sentence of 2.5 years or less. We are not an arresting/police authority or a court. Any information regarding police reports/police record checks would have to be requested directly to the city/town police department(s). Additionally, any information relative to court proceedings/possible charges on file would have to be obtained from such court.

In accordance with the enactment of MGL Chapter 121 - An Act to Improve Public Records - the Franklin County Sheriff's Office (FCSO) has designated Captain Nick Carme as its Public Records Access Officer, who will assist requester in fulfilling their requests.

Public records requests regarding records in the possession of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office may be made by email to: or by hand delivery or mail to the:

          Franklin County Sheriff's Office

          ATTN: Records/Capt.Nick Carme 

          160 Elm Street 

          Greenfield, MA  01301

Capt.Carme may also be reached by telephone at (413) 774-4014  X2123.

Telephone requests may be accepted at the discretion of the FCSO.

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