Press Releases

June 1, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Visits With Members Of The “Year Up” Program

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the organization “Year Up” to support the work that they do and to impart words of wisdom to the program’s participants.
June 1, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Higginson/Lewis School Celebration Of Brown Vs. The Board Of Education’s 60th Anniversary

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.
June 2, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Takes Part In Roxbury Community College’s 39th Annual Commencement Exercises

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently participated in Roxbury Community College’s 39th Annual Commencement, held at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.
June 9, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Joins Project Place For 47th Annual Meeting

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently participated as a guest speaker at Project Place’s 47th Annual Meeting and “Partners–At–Work Awards.”
June 13, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Attends, Applauds Pine Street Inn’s Annual Graduation Celebration

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended Pine Street Inn’s 2014 Graduation ceremony.
June 16, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Celebrates Father’s Day In Revere

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited Revere to join members of the Rossetti–Cowan Senior Center in celebration of Father’s Day and, also, in recognition of Flag Day.
June 23, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Host Community Forum On Reentry

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently held a community forum aimed at identifying ways to improve and expand reentry services for ex-offenders while providing the general public with information about existing programs.
June 27, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Attends NECAT’s Culinary Arts Showcase

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended a culinary arts showcase at the New England Center for Arts and Technology in Boston. The purpose of the event was for students of the organization’s culinary arts program to showcase their work by preparing food from various countries and cultures for members of the community.
July 10, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Addresses Media Regarding Hernandez Arrival

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently addressed a media assembly about the transfer to the Nashua Street Jail of former NFL (National Football League) New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.
July 11, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Attends Annual Senior Event At Buckley Apartments In Chelsea

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Buckley Apartments in Chelsea to participate in their annual senior cookout event. In addition to elected officials such as Chelsea City Councilors Leo Robinson and Giovanni Recupero, nearly 200 seniors participated throughout the day engaging in conversation, watching a World Cup soccer game, eating great food, and enjoying musical offerings.