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August 11, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Meets With 60–Plus Veterans Group In Roxbury

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited with the 60–Plus Veterans Group at 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury. During his address to the group, Sheriff Tompkins spoke about many of his key initiatives, including the introduction of new programs designed to provide employable skills to inmates and detainees; his advocacy for more addiction recovery and mental health services for community residents; calling for more educational opportunity for the young people of Suffolk County; and several other issues critical to the community. Sheriff Tompkins also held a question and answer session during which he spoke about his recently launched Office of Veterans’ Affairs for Department staff, the hiring requirements and process for officers, and a host of other topics.
August 13, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Celebration Of August Moon Festival In Chinatown

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined the Chinatown community in its celebration of the end of harvest season at the August Moon Festival.
August 20, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Attends Summer Camp Cultural Day In Chelsea

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the George F. Kelly Elementary School in Chelsea to attend a City–Wide Summer Camp Cultural Day event held by Community Action Programs Inter–City, Inc. (CAPIC).
September 12, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Hold Memorial Dedication Ceremony In Honor Of Fallen Officers

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently held dual dedication ceremonies to unveil two new memorials at the Suffolk County House of Correction and the Nashua Street Jail.
September 12, 2014

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Holds Graduation At House Of Correction For Women In Programming

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently held a program graduation for female inmates at the Suffolk County House of Correction.
September 19, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Host Ceremony To Honor Sheriff’s Department Retirees

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently hosted a retirement ceremony for retirees of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department at Florian Hall in Dorchester.
September 19, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Host Tour Of House Of Correction For Members Of The Massachusetts Trail Court

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently hosted a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction for the Honorable Paula Carey, Chief Justice of the Trial Court and Harry Spence, the Administrator of the Trial Court.
October 6, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Supports MA Red Cross “Women Who Care”

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently took part in the American Red Cross of Massachusetts’ Annual “Women Who Care” breakfast event at the Sheraton Boston on Dalton Street.
October 8, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome The Arrival Of 46 New Officers

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed 46 new officers into the corrections profession during the Department’s graduation ceremony held at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.
October 8, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Host Ceremony For New Captains

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently hosted a ceremony in honor of ten Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department officers who were appointed to the rank of Captain.