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August 3, 2018

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department held its first Mentoring Panel

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently held its first Mentoring Panel, a new program spearheaded by Director of Reentry and Workforce Development, Karla Acevedo. The goal […]
July 17, 2018

Sheriff’s Department Launches Fifth Annual Summer Enrichment Program

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department are once again welcoming 20 high school students from Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere as participants […]
June 15, 2018

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Launches OASIS Unit

Sheriff Steven W Tompkins and other members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department joined with City of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley and Massachusetts Trial Court […]
June 14, 2018

Members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Deputized

Congratulations to the 18 newly-deputized members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department custody staff! Superintendent-In-Chief Michael Harris and Assistant Superintendent Richard McCarthy led the ceremony held […]
June 13, 2018

SCSD Celebrates 2018 Correctional Employee of the Year

Join us in congratulating Captain Mark Charles who was recently awarded a Medal of Valor during the 21st Annual Correctional Employee of the Year Awards ceremony […]
May 16, 2018

Department Joins Urban Farming Conference

The Department’s very own Captain David Granese recently joined with urban farmers from across the Commonwealth for the Sixth Annual Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference at UMass Boston. […]
April 24, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins Participates in Unveiling of Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis and Addiction

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren for the unveiling of the comprehensive legislation that she and Maryland’s Representative Elijah E. Cummings intend to file in an effort […]
April 24, 2018

Anti-Defamation League of New England Visits Suffolk House of Correction

Sheriff Steven W Tompkins welcomed members of the Anti-Defamation League of New England Region’s Glass Leadership Institute to the Suffolk County House of Correction for a presentation and […]
April 13, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome 36 New Officers

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently graduated 36 new officers from the Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) in Chelsea, swearing them into the corrections profession during […]
March 16, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Welcome New Academy Class 18-01

This month, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomed Correction Officer recruits for “Day One” of their Correction Officer Training Academy Class 18-01. During their time in […]