Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently delivered testimony during a public hearing before the Massachusetts Joint Judiciary Committee in support of the Justice Reinvestment Act, an omnibus bill that addresses among other issues the repeal of mandatory minimums.
BOSTON Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins visited 75 young scholars at the Perkins Community Center in the J.A.B. (Jump Across Barriers) Step, INC. program. This nonprofit organization pairs together young entrepreneurs, recent college graduates and previous studentathletes to help children in the Dorchester community strengthen selfesteem, selfmotivation, and selfdiscipline.
BOSTON Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins has ordered an increase in snow removal assistance to the City of Boston through Mondays holiday. Starting today, seven Community Works Program (CWP) crews made up of 25 inmates will be deployed along with 36 cadets currently assigned to the Suffolk County Sheriffs Department Training Academy.
Boston As Suffolk County continues to dig out from record breaking snow storms, the Suffolk County Sheriffs Departments Community Works Program has kicked into high gear, deploying teams of inmate workers and Deputy Sheriffs to help remove tons of snow from handicap ramps, sidewalks, crosswalks and city streets.