As I make my way around the neighborhoods and communities of Suffolk County and beyond, I speak frequently and fervently about some of our most unsung and unheralded members of the law enforcement continuum the women and men who serve in corrections.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently spoke at the “Conference on Mass Incarceration in the United States Prison System,” a gathering hosted by the Center for Church and Prison, Inc. with the goal of examining criminal justice reform and reducing the number of people incarcerated in the United States.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently invited Cambridge City Councilor and Lieutenant Gubernatorial Candidate Leland Cheung on a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction.
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently teamed up with the United States Attorney’s Office, the Boston Police Department, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Boston Public Schools to hold a series of violence prevention contests in recognition of National Youth Violence Prevention Week.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined Teen Empowerment at Boston’s City Hall as a participant in the group’s ongoing dialogue series. The event brought together teens and community officials to discuss violence in the community and ways to reduce it.