Press Releases

June 9, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Project Place For 47th Annual Meeting

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently participated as a guest speaker at Project Place’s 47th Annual Meeting and “Partners–At–Work Awards.”
June 2, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Takes Part In Roxbury Community College’s 39th Annual Commencement Exercises

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently participated in Roxbury Community College’s 39th Annual Commencement, held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.
June 1, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Visits MA State House To Address Suffolk County Senate Delegation

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Massachusetts State House to meet with the Senate delegation representing Suffolk County and have dialogue about the Senate’s upcoming Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Recommendation. The presentation also highlighted the significant savings to the taxpayers of Suffolk County that have been realized by the aggressive fiscal program undertaken by Sheriff Tompkins’ administration, along with collaborative efforts with the Legislature.
June 1, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Visits With Members Of The “Year Up” Program

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the organization “Year Up” to support the work that they do and to impart words of wisdom to the program’s participants.
June 1, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Higginson/Lewis School Celebration Of Brown Vs. The Board Of Education’s 60th Anniversary

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Higginson/Lewis K–8 School in Roxbury to help celebrate the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. the Board of Education. Occurring in 1954, Brown vs. Board of Education is a landmark Supreme Court case that resulted in the abolition of legal segregation in public schools.
May 30, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Attends Art Exhibition In Support Of The Italian Home For Children

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Italian Home for Children in Jamaica Plain to attend art exhibition the program’s young participants.
May 30, 2014

Sheriff Addresses YMCA’s Young Professionals Network During “Spring Networking Event”

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins spoke to the Young Professionals of the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) at their recent Spring Networking Event.
May 30, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Presents At La Alianza Hispana’s 6th Annual Women Of Courage Awards

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended La Alianza Hispana’s 6th Annual Women of Courage Awards luncheon at the Hyatt Regency in Boston. Sheriff Tompkins participated in the event in demonstration of his support for the event and to help present one of the Women of Courage Awards.
May 29, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Takes Part In El Planeta Newspaper’s “Powermeter 100” Event

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins took part in El Planeta Newspaper’s “Powermeter 100,” celebration, an event held to recognize the 100 most influential people for the Latino community of Massachusetts.
May 23, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Visits MAMH To Speak About Mental Health And Substance Abuse Care

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently sat before members of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health (MAMH) to present information about the Department’s addiction recovery and mental health programming, and also to discuss the need for more mental health care and recovery programs beyond the walls of the institution.