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June 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Op-Ed: Criminal justice reform? It’s complicated

by Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins Criminal justice reform is complicated. Necessary, but complicated. Trust me, I know firsthand. As sheriff of Suffolk County, I […]
June 15, 2017

8th Annual “Fathers and Family Fun Day” at Harambee Park

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined the Family Nurturing Center this past Saturday for their 8th Annual “Fathers and Family Fun Day” at Harambee Park […]
May 9, 2017

#CorrectionsWk #WeAreSCSD

In Appreciation of our Corrections Professionals We Celebrate Correctional Officers & Employees Week 2017     Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins & The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
April 18, 2017

GALLERIES – COTA 1701 Day One

A new class of officer candidates is now in training at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) in Chelsea. Please join us […]
April 18, 2017

Department HiSet Classes Part of Larger Effort to Prepare Population for Future Success

One of the ways in which the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department helps those in our care and custody to return to society as people more capable […]
March 18, 2017

Sheriff’s Department “Light It Up Blue,” Expands Training

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department officers and civilian staff members recently gathered at the House of Correction and Suffolk County Jail to take part in the Department’s […]
March 18, 2017

Sheriff Tompkins Joins With DA Conley For: “Now You See” Photo Exhibit

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently teamed up with the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office for an unveiling and certificate ceremony in recognition of the “Now […]
March 18, 2017

Sheriff Tompkins, Mayor Walsh Launch New Recovery Partnership Program

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the start of a new collaborative program designed to improve the delivery of […]
February 5, 2017

Sheriff’s Department Coat Program Covers Ex-Offenders During Winter Months

As traditional winter in New England begins to take hold in earnest, citizens of Suffolk County are steeling themselves against the inevitable cold and snow likely […]
February 5, 2017

SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT LAUNCHES COMMUNITY CONSORTIUM INITIATIVE

This past month, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Family Matters Program launched the Community Consortium Initiative, a series of meetings for service providers to foster community […]