Press Releases

November 17, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Employee Honored By YouthConnect For Work Against Crime

True–See Allah, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Director of the Boston Reentry Initiative, was recently recognized by YouthConnect as one of the organization’s 2014 Partnership Award recipients.
November 10, 2014

Officials Unveil Antiviolence Curriculum, Billboard

Officials representing law enforcement, education, and city government gathered at a Roxbury middle school last week to announce an updated version of an acclaimed antiviolence curriculum and unveil a billboard donated at no cost to promote it.
November 3, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Applauds Massachusetts Trial Courts’ New Court Service Centers

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph D. Gants, Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey, Court Administrator Harry Spence and other court officials at a ceremony held at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse in Boston.
November 3, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Supports Rosie’s Place At “Funny Women…Serious Business” Luncheon

Sheriff Steve Tompkins recently joined thousands of supporters of Rosie’s Place at their annual “Funny Women…Serious Business” Luncheon at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
October 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome Rev. Liz Walker For Presentation To Women’s Programming

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.
October 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Recognized By Mayor Walsh At Summer Jobs Appreciation Breakfast

City of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh recently recognized Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Department for contributing to City efforts to provide Boston teens with jobs this past summer.
October 22, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Attends Sensational Seniors Celebration

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center (RLTAC) to take part in the Sensational Seniors’ "October Blast" celebration.
October 22, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Tours Children’s Advocacy Center Of Suffolk County

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County to tour the facility and learn more about the organization.
October 17, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Supports Casa Myrna At First Annual Policy Maker Breakfast

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.
October 10, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Campaign In Recognition Of Domestic Violence Month

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.