Press Releases

March 18, 2017

Sheriff’s Department “Light It Up Blue,” Expands Training

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department officers and civilian staff members recently gathered at the House of Correction and Suffolk County Jail to take part in the Department’s […]
April 18, 2017

Department HiSet Classes Part of Larger Effort to Prepare Population for Future Success

One of the ways in which the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department helps those in our care and custody to return to society as people more capable […]
May 9, 2017

#CorrectionsWk #WeAreSCSD

In Appreciation of our Corrections Professionals We Celebrate Correctional Officers & Employees Week 2017     Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins & The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
June 15, 2017

8th Annual “Fathers and Family Fun Day” at Harambee Park

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined the Family Nurturing Center this past Saturday for their 8th Annual “Fathers and Family Fun Day” at Harambee Park […]
June 19, 2017

Sheriff’s Op-Ed: Criminal justice reform? It’s complicated

by Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins Criminal justice reform is complicated. Necessary, but complicated. Trust me, I know firsthand. As sheriff of Suffolk County, I […]
July 15, 2017

Members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Graduate from New England Law Enforcement Training Center

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) Deputies Malcolm Wynn and Sean Clark, Sr. graduated the New England Law Enforcement Training Center’s Class 2016-05 for Reserve Intermittent Recruit […]
August 2, 2017

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomes Adam Foss for 5th annual Paths to Employment

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomed Adam Foss to the Suffolk County House of Correction to address participants of the Fifth Annual “Paths to Employment” Program, […]
August 14, 2017

Sheriff Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Welcome 25 New Officers

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed twenty-five new officers into the corrections profession at the graduation ceremony held for Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) Class […]
August 14, 2017

Sheriff’s Department Kicks Off Summer Enrichment Program 2017

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed 20 high school students from Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere to participate in the […]
September 18, 2017

Department Bids Farewell to Summer Enrichment Program Participants

Each summer for the past four years, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department has assembled a new class of high school juniors and seniors from Boston, Chelsea, […]