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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently traveled to Beacon Hill to voice his support for House Bill 3099, “An Act Relative to Motor Vehicle License Suspension,” and accompanying Senate Bill 1643.