Press Releases

January 9, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS LENDS SUPPORT TO REVERE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended the Revere Chamber of Commerce’s Past President Recognition & Installation of Officers ceremony.
January 12, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS SWORN IN BY U.S. SENATOR WARREN

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins was recently sworn back into service by United States Senator Elizabeth Warren.
January 16, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS JOINS MBA PANEL EXAMINING SUBSTANCE ABUSE ADDICTION RECOVERY

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.”
January 21, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS PLACES SUPER BOWL WAGER WITH KING COUNTY, WA SHERIFF URQUHART

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins has placed a friendly wager on the upcoming Super Bowl with his counterpart in Seattle, King County Sheriff John Urquhart.
January 23, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS EXPRESSES SUPPORT FOR EFFORT TO REFORM SENTENCING LAWS

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins today expressed his support for an effort led by Senator Sonia Chang–Diaz and Representative Mary Keefe to reform sentencing laws and expand job training programs through an omnibus bill.
January 30, 2015

SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT K9 “SHADOW” RECEIVES PROTECTIVE VEST FROM LOCAL NONPROFIT

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department K9 “Shadow” was recently awarded a bullet/stab resistant vest thanks to the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. (VIK9s).
February 5, 2015

SUFFOLK INMATES, DEPUTIES FAN OUT TO HELP WITH SNOW REMOVAL

Boston – As Suffolk County continues to dig out from record breaking snow storms, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department’s 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.
February 5, 2015

AHEAD OF DIMOCK EVENT, SHERIFF TOMPKINS CALLS FOR MORE RECOVERY BEDS AND DIVERSIONARY PROGRAMS

Offers support for Mayor Walsh, Dimock’s focus on addiction recovery
February 11, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS INCREASES SNOW REMOVAL ASSISTANCE TO BOSTON

BOSTON – Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins has ordered an increase in snow removal assistance to the City of Boston through Monday’s 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 Sheriff’s Department Training Academy.
February 12, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS DECRIES MANDATORY MINIMUMS DURING BOSTON TENPOINT COALITION MEETING

BOSTON – Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins spoke out against mandatory minimums earlier today at the Boston TenPoint Coalition’s monthly meeting in Roxbury.