John J. “Jack” Quinn, Jr. has been Superintendent of the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction since January 2003.
As Superintendent, he is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Berkshire County Jail and House of Correction, an operation that features an annual budget of more than $14 million, a staff of more than 200 and an average daily inmate population of more than 300.
Mr. Quinn helped supervise construction of the new $34 million Jail and House of Correction, and the implementation of the highly successful Juvenile Resource Center at the old Jail and House of Correction on Second Street.
He earned a Bachelor’s degree in 1979 from Springfield College, where he earned back-to-back All-America football honors at strong safety for some of the school’s most successful seasons. In the past several years, he has coached basketball and football teams at his alma mater, St. Joseph High School, helping to guide the football team to five league titles and two Super Bowl championships.
Mr. Quinn previously served as Probation Officer for Berkshire County Juvenile Court and spent five years as Program Director for the Pittsfield Boys’ and Girls’ Club.
Mr. Quinn and his wife, Cathy, are parents of three children.