The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently teamed up with the United States Attorney’s Office, the Boston Police Department, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, Boston Centers for Youth & Families and the Boston Public Schools to hold a series of violence prevention contests in recognition of National Youth Violence Prevention Week.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined Teen Empowerment at Boston’s City Hall as a participant in the group’s ongoing dialogue series. The event brought together teens and community officials to discuss violence in the community and ways to reduce it.
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently participated in a multi–industry job fair sponsored by the Asian American Civic Association (AACA) at the Doubletree Hotel in Downtown Boston. The event, which featured over twenty–six organizations from various industries, enabled hundreds of members of the community to network with employers and learn more about various job opportunities.
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently invited Judge Lawrence McCormick, Presiding Justice of the Charlestown Division of Boston Municipal Court, and a group comprised of court officers from Boston’s Drug Courts for a tour of the Nashua Street Jail.
Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently hosted Massachusetts State Treasurer and Gubernatorial Candidate Steven Grossman for a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction. Along with Sheriff Tompkins, the tour was led by Superintendent of the House of Correction Yolanda Smith with Assistant Deputy Superintendent Rachelle Steinberg and Assistant Deputy Superintendent Major Richard McCarthy.
The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently welcomed Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives Robert DeLeo and several members of his staff for a tour of the Suffolk County House of Correction.