Press Releases

January 6, 2016

DEPARTMENT HOLD CONVERSATION ABOUT SUBSTANCE ABUSE & MENTAL HEALTH CARE

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Department hosted “A Conversation About Substance Abuse & Mental Health Care In The Commonwealth,” as part of its Directions for Corrections forum series.
December 14, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS OF SUFFOLK COUNTY NAMED PRESIDENT OF MASSACHUSETTS SHERIFFS’ ASSOCIATION

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins has been elected to serve as President of the Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association.
September 16, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS JOINS WITH CITY COUNCILOR JACKSON FOR HISTORIC COLLABORATION

Boston City Council to hold first–ever hearing at Suffolk County House of Correction to address need for re–entry services
August 7, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS, DEPARTMENT DELIVER PUBLIC SAFETY MESSAGE TO SUFFOLK COUNTY FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department joined with other representatives of local law enforcement and community organizations to help celebrate National Night Out, 2015.
August 7, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS’ SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM PAYS VISIT TO GOVERNOR BAKER, STATE HOUSE

Students of Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins’ Summer Enrichment Program recently convened at the Massachusetts State House to meet Governor Charlie Baker and to learn about the executive and legislative branches of state government.
July 24, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS JOINS BOSTON MAYOR WALSH, BOSTON SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT CHANG FOR SUMMER LEARNING KICK–OFF

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended the City of Boston’s “Summer Learning Kick–Off” at Sportsmen’s Tennis Club and Enrichment Center (STEC) in Dorchester with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Boston Public School (BPS) Superintendent Tommy Chang, Chris Smith of Boston After School & Beyond and Principal Alexander Mathews from the Sarah Greenwood School.
July 2, 2015

URBAN FARMING PROGRAM LOOKS TO GROW SUCCESS, REDUCE RECIDIVISM

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is once again hard at work planting the seeds for potential success with inmates at the House of Correction. Literally.
June 12, 2015

SHERIFF STEVEN W. TOMPKINS TESTIFIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS DURING STATE HOUSE HEARING

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently delivered testimony during a public hearing before the Massachusetts Joint Judiciary Committee in support of the Justice Reinvestment Act, an omnibus bill that addresses – among other issues – the repeal of mandatory minimums.
June 8, 2015

AG MAURA HEALEY JOINS SHERIFF STEVEN W. TOMPKINS AT HOUSE OF CORRECTION FOR WOMEN’S “PATHS TO EMPLOYMENT” EVENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 8, 2015 CONTACT: Peter Van Delft (617) 704-6682   AG MAURA HEALEY JOINS SHERIFF STEVEN W. TOMPKINS AT HOUSE OF CORRECTION FOR […]
June 8, 2015

SHERIFF TOMPKINS DENOUNCES “WAR ON DRUGS” CALLING FOR MORE ADDICTION RECOVERY BEDS, MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

Suffolk County Sheriff Steve W. Tompkins recently traveled to the Massachusetts State House to participate as a panelist in a forum addressing criminal justice reform.