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February 12, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS DECRIES MANDATORY MINIMUMS DURING BOSTON TENPOINT COALITION MEETING

BOSTON – Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins spoke out against mandatory minimums earlier today at the Boston TenPoint Coalition’s monthly meeting in Roxbury.
April 28, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS TALKS EDUCATION, CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AT EAST BOSTON HIGH SCHOOL

EAST BOSTON – Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins visited the East Boston High School Chapter of the NAACP to speak with students about one of his key initiatives – education.
April 28, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS ADDRESSES STUDENTS AT THE PERKINS COMMUNITY CENTER ABOUT DRUG ABUSE, BULLYING

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 student–athletes to help children in the Dorchester community “strengthen self–esteem, self–motivation, and self–discipline.”
May 13, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS, DEPARTMENT WARN ABOUT TELEPHONE SCAM

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is warning citizens of a telephone scam involving a man falsely claiming to work for the Civil Process Division.
May 15, 2015

SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT K9 “SHADOW” FITTED WITH NEW PROTECTIVE VEST

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department K9 “Shadow” received his new protective vest, thanks to Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. (VIK9s), a local nonprofit organization.
June 8, 2015

AG MAURA HEALEY JOINS SHERIFF STEVEN W. TOMPKINS AT HOUSE OF CORRECTION FOR WOMEN’S “PATHS TO EMPLOYMENT” EVENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2015 CONTACT: Peter Van Delft (617) 704-6682   AG MAURA HEALEY JOINS SHERIFF STEVEN W. TOMPKINS AT HOUSE OF CORRECTION FOR […]
June 8, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS DENOUNCES “WAR ON DRUGS” CALLING FOR MORE ADDICTION RECOVERY BEDS, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Suffolk County Sheriff Steve W. Tompkins recently traveled to the Massachusetts State House to participate as a panelist in a forum addressing criminal justice reform.
June 12, 2015

SHERIFF STEVEN W. TOMPKINS TESTIFIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS DURING STATE HOUSE HEARING

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.
July 2, 2015

URBAN FARMING PROGRAM LOOKS TO GROW SUCCESS, REDUCE RECIDIVISM

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is once again hard at work planting the seeds for potential success with inmates at the House of Correction. Literally.
July 24, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS JOINS BOSTON MAYOR WALSH, BOSTON SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT CHANG FOR SUMMER LEARNING KICK–OFF

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended the City of Boston’s “Summer Learning Kick–Off” at Sportsmen’s Tennis Club and Enrichment Center (STEC) in Dorchester with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston Public School (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang, Chris Smith of Boston After School & Beyond and Principal Alexander Mathews from the Sarah Greenwood School.