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.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins today expressed his support for an effort led by Senator Sonia ChangDiaz and Representative Mary Keefe to reform sentencing laws and expand job training programs through an omnibus bill.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently served on a panel hosted by the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) and their Continuing Legal Education (CLE) program which focused on, Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction in District Court: Strategies and an Experiential Approach.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently served as a panelist for the “Summit on Reform, Re–Entry and Results: Promoting Progress in the Criminal Justice System” convened by Governor Deval Patrick, the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security and Mass INC., and hosted by the University of Massachusetts at Boston.