Press Releases

November 21, 2014

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Officers Honored At Correction Employee Of The Year Awards

Officers from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department were recently honored at the Massachusetts State House during the 17th Annual Correction Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony.
November 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins’ Statement On Reports That A Ferguson Grand Jury Has Reached A Decision In The Case Of Police Officer Darren Wilson

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins released the following statement today following reports that a Missouri grand jury has reached a decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown in this past August:​
November 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Presents At Brookside Community Center’s Annual Meeting

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Brookside Community Health Center in Jamaica Plain to speak at their annual meeting about his role as Sheriff and the impact of his office on the neighborhoods of Suffolk County.
November 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Lends Support To Youth Organization “The Base”

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended “The Base Ball” at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.
December 5, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Participates In Boston Holiday Tree Lighting Celebrations

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently took part in Mayor Martin Walsh and the City of Boston’s annual holiday tree lighting celebrations.
December 15, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Lends Support To “My Brother’s Keeper”

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended Boston Mayor Martin Walsh’s "My Brother’s Keeper Community Summit," held at the James P. Timilty Middle School in Roxbury.
December 17, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Delivers Toys For Tots

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in the annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys For Tots” Program.
December 19, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins To Join Transition Team For Governor Elect Baker

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins has been chosen to join the transition team for Massachusetts Governor–elect Charlie Baker.
December 22, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Support Corporate Challenge

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined with Governor Deval Patrick, Bentley University President Gloria Larson, Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rachel Kaprielian, and a host of others at the “Corporate Challenge: Getting to More” update and recognition event held at university’s campus in Waltham.
December 23, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Serves As Panelist For “Summit On Reform, Re–Entry And Results”

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.