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Safety and SecurityMajor Mousseau

As Safety and Security Officer, Major John Mousseau is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the public, inmates, staff and the physical plant.  Major Mousseau brings all his education and experience to the forefront. A leader in County Corrections, he has established and is recognized for his ability to effectively manage inmate relations, correctional officer supervision and crisis incidents.

Major Mousseau has been with the Cheshire County Department of Corrections for over twenty-years, with the majority of this time as a supervisor. This officer in safety and security achieves positive communication and direction. With an Associates Degree in Business Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Franklin Pierce University, County Corrections is being brought to the 21st Century with his fresh approach.  Major Mousseau has a discipline and dedication to duty that reflects in his work ethic and his outstanding demeanor.

Major Mousseau attended the National Institute of Corrections for training on "How to run a Direct Supervision Jail", one of the many areas in which officers are currently being trained in.  He has taught county jail officers as well as police officers in the use of the Taser, OC Pepper Spray,  Handcuffing and many other tactical classes.

Current and Past Accomplishments and relative work for Major Mousseau includes:

  • PATH- Practical and Tactical Handcuffing Instructor
  • Controlled Force Level 1 (Mechanical Advantage Subject Control)
  • Controlled Force Level 2 (Survival Force Reactionary Defense)
  • Taser X2 and X26 Instructor
  • OC Pepper Spray - Instructor
  • Monadnock PR-24 and Straight Baton Instructor
  • Glock ARMORER
  • Association of Counties Correctional Academy Instructor
  • Graduate Part Time Police Officer's School NH PSTC
  • Part-Time Police Officer Chesterfield, and Roxbury NH
  • AA in management - Franklin Pierce University
  • BA in criminal justice- Franklin Pierce University