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 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.
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.
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.
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.