When requesting public records, or doing background investigations, please be advised, the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office is a jail and house of correction that houses male 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.

For public records access, please contact

Kirsten Hughes

General Counsel



200 West Street
PO BOX 149
Dedham MA 02026

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