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November 2, 2016

VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE FOR DEPARTMENT’S INCARCERATED ENCOURAGES CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY, DISCOURAGES RECIDIVISM

Under the leadership of Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins, Department staff members recently joined with representatives from a group of nonpartisan voting rights organizations to […]
November 2, 2016

SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT BRINGS NEW ACCENT TO COMMON GROUND CABLE PROGRAM

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department’s own Fernando Bossa recently stepped in as the interim host of the Department’s hour-long Common Ground program on Boston Neighborhood Network […]
November 2, 2016

SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT BRINGS 25 NEW OFFICERS ONLINE AT GRADUATION CEREMONY

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomed 25 former recruits of the Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) Class 16–02 to the ranks of officers during a graduation […]
September 19, 2016

SHERIFF TOMPKINS, DEPARTMENT CONVENE “A CONVERSATION ABOUT RACE” BEFORE CROWD OF 350-PLUS AT ROXBURY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department held a public discussion about race at Roxbury Community College. Sheriff Tompkins assembled a distinguished panel […]
September 19, 2016

Sheriff’s Department Program Aims To Help Inmates R.I.S.E. To Success

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomed Boston City Councilor At-Large Ayanna Pressley; President of “The Base,” Robert Lewis, Jr.; and community organizer Darren Howell to the […]
September 19, 2016

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Bids Farewell to Summer Enrichment Program Participants

Last month, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department celebrated the accomplishments of 19 Suffolk County Students enrolled in the Department’s Summer Enrichment Program (SEP). After having them […]
July 15, 2016

SHERIFF TOMPKINS, JOINS CONGRESSWOMAN CLARK IN STAND AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined United States Congresswoman Katherine Clark and a gathering of elected officials from across Massachusetts, members of law enforcement, and […]
July 6, 2016

ACA’s 146th Congress of Correction to be held in Boston Aug 5th – 10th 2016

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is honored to be a co-chair of the American Correctional Association’s (ACA) 146th Congress of Correction slated for Boston from August 5-10, […]
April 27, 2016

SHERIFF TOMPKINS CONVENES POWERFUL DISCUSSION ABOUT GUN SAFETY

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Department hosted an in-depth discussion about gun safety, violence, and crime with a panel of experts that brought […]
April 26, 2016

SHERIFF TOMPKINS, DEPARTMENT HOST GRADUATES OF EAST BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL’S OVERCOMING VIOLENCE CURRICULUM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 26th, 2016 CONTACT: Peter Van Delft (617) 704-6682 SHERIFF TOMPKINS, DEPARTMENT HOST GRADUATES OF EAST BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL’S OVERCOMING VIOLENCE CURRICULUM   […]