Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently welcomed Reverend Liz Walker to the Suffolk County House of Correction as part of a Domestic Violence Awareness Month program aimed at providing resources, information and inspiration to women incarcerated at the facility.
Casa Myrna is an organization that provides women living in violent, abusive households with tools to recover from the trauma of abuse and begin building sustainable self–sufficiency. Each year, they serve nearly 1,000 survivors through: three residential programs; housing search assistance; financial literacy education; counseling; legal advocacy and representation; and community–based advocacy.
Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined with Governor Deval Patrick, Secretary of Public Safety and Security Andrea Cabral, State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry and other elected officials and organization representatives to help kick off Casa Myrna’s eleventh statewide public awareness transit ad campaign in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
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.
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.
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 twenty–seven attorneys visiting the United States from China.