SAMS (Strategic Accountability Management System)

In 2002, Sheriff Hodgson introduced an accountability model performance-based management system for administrators and department managers. The Strategic Accountability Management System (S.A.M.S.) is designed to collect a variety of data and information that is used to hold managers accountable for the work being performed and the subsequent results achieved. Using the data collected by S.A.M.S., the Sheriff and senior sheriff's office administrators can determine the needs of the correctional facilities and field divisions, allocate resources, enhance working conditions and develop programs and services.


Bristol County Sheriff's Office Address: 400 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747 Phone: 508.995.6400 Web: