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April 11, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Participate In Multi–Agency Effort To Promote Nonviolence

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.
April 10, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Teen Empowerment For Discussion At Boston’s City Hall

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.
April 9, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Addresses Recidivism, Prevention At Meeting Of The Black Ministerial Alliance

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the monthly meeting of the Black Ministerial Alliance (BMA) at the Charles Street AME Church in Dorchester.
April 8, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Returns To Support “No Books, No Ball” Program

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently returned to the court to support the “No Books, No Ball” basketball program.
April 8, 2014

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Participates In AACA’s Multi–Industry Job Fair

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in a multi–industry job fair sponsored by the Asian American Civic Association (AACA) at the Doubletree Hotel in Downtown Boston. The event, which featured over twenty–six organizations from various industries, enabled hundreds of members of the community to network with employers and learn more about various job opportunities.
April 3, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Welcomes Judge McCormick, Court Officers For Tour Of The Nashua Street Jail

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently invited Judge Lawrence McCormick, Presiding Justice of the Charlestown Division of Boston Municipal Court, and a group comprised of court officers from Boston’s Drug Courts for a tour of the Nashua Street Jail.
April 2, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome Gubernatorial Candidate Berwick For Tour Of The House Of Correction

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed gubernatorial candidate Donald Berwick for a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction.
April 1, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Host Treasurer Grossman At House Of Correction Tour

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently hosted Massachusetts State Treasurer and Gubernatorial Candidate Steven Grossman for a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction. Along with Sheriff Tompkins, the tour was led by Superintendent of the House of Correction Yolanda Smith with Assistant Deputy Superintendent Rachelle Steinberg and Assistant Deputy Superintendent Major Richard McCarthy.
March 28, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome Speaker DeLeo For Tour Of House Of Correction

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Robert DeLeo and several members of his staff for a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction.
March 26, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Host Delegates From Afghanistan

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently hosted a tour for several Afghani delegates in addition to Associate Justice Robert Cordy and Administrative Attorney Pamela Lyons from the Supreme Judicial Court, and Krystal Lance from World Boston – the organization that helped to arrange the visit.