Press Release

April 13, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome 36 New Officers

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently graduated 36 new officers from the Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) in Chelsea, swearing them into the corrections profession during […]
March 16, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Welcome New Academy Class 18-01

This month, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomed Correction Officer recruits for “Day One” of their Correction Officer Training Academy Class 18-01. During their time in […]
February 5, 2018

A Recipe For Success: New Kitchen Offers Real-World Training For Culinary Arts Participants

Students in the Culinary Arts program at the Suffolk County House of Correction have a brand-new space to learn and practice their skills in. Recently opened, […]
September 26, 2017

Annual Massachusetts Run For The Fallen

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W Tompkins joined Massachusetts State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Senator Mike Rush, State Representative Paul McMurtry, Michael Bellotti, Norfolk County Sheriff, Dedham Selectman Dennis Guilfoyle and an enthusiastic group […]
September 26, 2017

FAITH (Fighting Addiction In The Hub) seminar at Florian Hall

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently took part in the 2017 FAITH (Fighting Addiction In The Hub) seminar at Florian Hall. Joining a lineup of distinguished […]
September 26, 2017

Community Re-entry for Women program celebrated its Jubilee with its 60th graduating class

Recently, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department’s C.R.E.W. (Community Re-entry for Women) program celebrated its Jubilee with its 60th graduating class. Senator Linda Dorcena Forry gave the […]
September 26, 2017

Women in the Tower: First Works From Participants in the Women’s Program Services Course

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department partnered with the Mayors Office of Arts & Culture Boston to unveil the artwork of six currently incarcerated women. The fifteen artwork pieces […]
September 18, 2017

Department Bids Farewell to Summer Enrichment Program Participants

Each summer for the past four years, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department has assembled a new class of high school juniors and seniors from Boston, Chelsea, […]
August 14, 2017

Sheriff’s Department Kicks Off Summer Enrichment Program 2017

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed 20 high school students from Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere to participate in the […]
August 14, 2017

Sheriff Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Welcome 25 New Officers

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed twenty-five new officers into the corrections profession at the graduation ceremony held for Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) Class […]