The Norfolk County Sheriff's Youth Leadership Academies are designed to help youths age 10-to-14 develop the crucial skills needed in the modern world. Using experiential and adventure education, participants in the academy learn to overcome challenges and reflect on what they learned and the skills they needed to be successful. This helps young participants set goals and come up with strategies on how to achieve these goals.


Braintree Youth Leadership Academy

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The popular Braintree Youth Leadership Academy for Norfolk County youth aged 10 to 14 years old will be offered from June 22nd to August 21st this year. The academy, which features a low and high ropes challenge course, seeks to develop: decision making skills, problem solving skills, communication skills, goal-setting skills, and provides participants with public safety classes such as fire safety, K9s in law enforcement, etc. The Academy takes place at the Braintree Public Safety Complex at 2015 Washington Street in Braintree.


Franklin Youth Leadership Academy

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For the first time, the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office Youth Leadership Academy is expanding its programming to southern Norfolk County. For the summer of 2021, a one-week pilot program will be launched at Dean College in Franklin, MA, from August 16th - 20th.


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To register for the Braintree or Franklin Youth Leadership Academies, click here.







Press Releases

Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Partners with Northeastern University to Help Justice-Involved Individuals Earn College Credit
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office to Spread Seasonal Cheer with Holiday Happenings Celebrations
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Norfolk County Sheriff McDermott Hires Michael Ramos as Director of Community Affairs
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Norfolk County Sheriff McDermott Hires John Kalamvokis as Director of Information Technology
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Norfolk County Sheriff Calls for Increased Federal Funding for Behavioral Health Care
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office and Sharon Police Department to Host Free Summer Safety Fest at Crescent Ridge in Sharon
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Man for Several Years of Unpaid Child Support
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Alerts Residents of Potential Scam
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Are You OK? Program Saves Life of Norfolk County Senior
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NCSO Superintendent Danielle Frane Receives Spirit of MAWLE Leadership Award for Women in Law Enforcement
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Norfolk County Correctional Officer Receives Meritorious Recognition from Commonwealth for Lifesaving Efforts
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Residents Enjoy Sheriff’s Summer Safety Fest at Merrymount Beach
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NCSO Lieutenant Receives Massachusetts Medal of Lifesaving for Actions to Save Victim of Motorcycle Accident
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Norfolk County Sheriff, DA, and Treasurer Host Public Safety Alliance Summit
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NCSO Welcomes New Comfort Dog K9 Officer
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Norfolk County Sheriff Patrick McDermott Doubles Investment in Youth Leadership Academy by Expanding to Franklin
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Norfolk County Sheriff Appoints Danielle Frane as New Superintendent
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Norfolk County Sheriff McDermott Appoints Chris Bell as Special Sheriff
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Norfolk County Sheriffs Office Graduates First Class of Female Justice-Involved Individuals from Program with New England Wildlife
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Norfolk County Sheriffs Office Intercepts $14K Worth of Suboxone in Attempted Smuggling
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Awarded $25K Grant for Substance Abuse Treatment Program
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Updates “Coffee with the Sheriff” Dates, Locations
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Sheriff Patrick McDermott Announces New “Coffee with the Sheriff” Series
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Norfolk County Sheriff's Office Swears In New Class of Corrections Officers, Promotes Captains and Lieutenants
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Norfolk County Sheriff's Office to Host Holiday Happenings
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Accreditation from National Commission on Correctional Health Care
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Norfolk County Sheriffs Office Recognizes John King as Norfolk County Hero
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Sheriff Patrick McDermott Participates in Roundtable on Probation and Parole Practices with Robert Kraft and REFORM Alliance Group
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Norfolk County Sheriff Patrick McDermott Named to Body Camera Taskforce
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Norfolk County Sheriff Patrick McDermott Selected for National Inaugural Jail Administration Course
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Cohasset Eagle Scout Eric Hense as Norfolk County Hero
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office to Host Back-to-School Family Movie Night
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NCSO Recognizes Tyler Forgeron as Norfolk County Hero
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NCSO Receives Grant to Help Break Down Language Barriers for Victims
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Nate Galante as Norfolk County Hero
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Youth Leadership Academy Expands to Franklin
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NCSO Hosts Blood Drive in Honors of The Mighty Quinn
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Recognizes Cynthia Lewis as Norfolk County Hero
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office to Host Blood Drive in Honor of “The Mighty Quinn”
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Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Competitive Perkins Grant to Develop Workforce Training Program
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Massachusetts Department of Public Health Awards Norfolk County Sheriff’s Office $700K Grant to Expand Opioid Treatment Program
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Sheriff Patrick W. McDermott Launches “Norfolk County Heroes” Initiative
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Sheriff McDermott Praises “Are You OK” Program for Recent Saves of Two Norfolk County Residents
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Patrick McDermott Sworn In as Norfolk County Sheriff
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