Press Releases

July 17, 2018

Sheriff’s Department Launches Fifth Annual Summer Enrichment Program

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department are once again welcoming 20 high school students from Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop and Revere as participants […]
June 14, 2018

Members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Deputized

Congratulations to the 18 newly-deputized members of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department custody staff! Superintendent-In-Chief Michael Harris and Assistant Superintendent Richard McCarthy led the ceremony held […]
June 13, 2018

SCSD Celebrates 2018 Correctional Employee of the Year

Join us in congratulating Captain Mark Charles who was recently awarded a Medal of Valor during the 21st Annual Correctional Employee of the Year Awards ceremony […]
May 16, 2018

Department Joins Urban Farming Conference

The Department’s very own Captain David Granese recently joined with urban farmers from across the Commonwealth for the Sixth Annual Massachusetts Urban Farming Conference at UMass Boston. […]
April 24, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins Participates in Unveiling of Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis and Addiction

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins joined U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren for the unveiling of the comprehensive legislation that she and Maryland’s Representative Elijah E. Cummings intend to file in an effort […]
April 24, 2018

Anti-Defamation League of New England Visits Suffolk House of Correction

Sheriff Steven W Tompkins welcomed members of the Anti-Defamation League of New England Region’s Glass Leadership Institute to the Suffolk County House of Correction for a presentation and […]
April 13, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome 36 New Officers

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department recently graduated 36 new officers from the Correction Officer Training Academy (COTA) in Chelsea, swearing them into the corrections profession during […]
March 16, 2018

Sheriff Tompkins, Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Welcome New Academy Class 18-01

This month, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department welcomed Correction Officer recruits for “Day One” of their Correction Officer Training Academy Class 18-01. During their time in […]
February 5, 2018

A Recipe For Success: New Kitchen Offers Real-World Training For Culinary Arts Participants

Students in the Culinary Arts program at the Suffolk County House of Correction have a brand-new space to learn and practice their skills in. Recently opened, […]
September 26, 2017

Annual Massachusetts Run For The Fallen

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W Tompkins joined Massachusetts State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Senator Mike Rush, State Representative Paul McMurtry, Michael Bellotti, Norfolk County Sheriff, Dedham Selectman Dennis Guilfoyle and an enthusiastic group […]