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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 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 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 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 14, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Aids Action Committee For 25th Annual Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended AIDS Action Committee’s 25th Anniversary Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Dorchester.
April 17, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Sheriff’s Department Host Candidate For Lt. Governor Cheung For House Of Correction Tour

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.
May 7, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department “Walk For Hunger”

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in Project Bread’s 2014 Walk for Hunger.
May 8, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Lends Support To Roca At 9th Annual Community Breakfast

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins continued in his support for Roca, attending the organization’s 9th Annual Breakfast, which was held at the Seaport Hotel in South Boston.
May 8, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Answers Call For “Got Peace?” Basketball Tournament

Members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in the Peace Collaborative’s “Got Peace?” basketball tournament, held at the Madison Park Community Center in Roxbury.
May 8, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Presents At Conference On “Mass Incarceration In The U.S.”

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.