Protect the public
WITH DIGNITY & RESPECT
BEHIND THE BADGE
Sheriff James A. Perelman is serving
his second term as Sheriff for
The Nantucket County Sheriff is involved is multiple events on island each year.
The Sheriff’s Office provides public safety and demonstrates its commitment to the community by providing the following services:
Transportation of detainees/inmates to and from the divisions of the Trial Court
Transportation of detainees/inmates to and from Barnstable House of Correction via boat or plane
Service of Judicial/Civil Process
Enforcement of Laws enacted for the protection of the health, safety and welfare of the people
Assisting the public with landlord/tenant issues
The primary MISSION of the Sheriff’s Office shall be the protection of the public. The Sheriff and its Employees treat every individual with dignity and respect.
The Philosophy of the Sheriff’s Office shall be to protect the public by providing public safety services to the citizens of Nantucket County.