Press Releases

November 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Presents At Brookside Community Center’s Annual Meeting

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently visited the Brookside Community Health Center in Jamaica Plain to speak at their annual meeting about his role as Sheriff and the impact of his office on the neighborhoods of Suffolk County.
November 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Lends Support To Youth Organization “The Base”

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently attended “The Base Ball” at the Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center in Roxbury.
November 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins’ Statement On Reports That A Ferguson Grand Jury Has Reached A Decision In The Case Of Police Officer Darren Wilson

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins released the following statement today following reports that a Missouri grand jury has reached a decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown in this past August:​
November 21, 2014

Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Officers Honored At Correction Employee Of The Year Awards

Officers from the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department were recently honored at the Massachusetts State House during the 17th Annual Correction Employee of the Year Awards Ceremony.
November 17, 2014

Sheriff’s Department Employee Honored By YouthConnect For Work Against Crime

True–See Allah, the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department Director of the Boston Reentry Initiative, was recently recognized by YouthConnect as one of the organization’s 2014 Partnership Award recipients.
November 10, 2014

Officials Unveil Antiviolence Curriculum, Billboard

Officials representing law enforcement, education, and city government gathered at a Roxbury middle school last week to announce an updated version of an acclaimed antiviolence curriculum and unveil a billboard donated at no cost to promote it.
November 3, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Applauds Massachusetts Trial Courts’ New Court Service Centers

Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently joined Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph D. Gants, Trial Court Chief Justice Paula M. Carey, Court Administrator Harry Spence and other court officials at a ceremony held at the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse in Boston.
November 3, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins Supports Rosie’s Place At “Funny Women…Serious Business” Luncheon

Sheriff Steve Tompkins recently joined thousands of supporters of Rosie’s Place at their annual “Funny Women…Serious Business” Luncheon at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
October 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Welcome Rev. Liz Walker For Presentation To Women’s Programming

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins recently welcomed Reverend Liz Walker to the Suffolk County House of Correction as part of a Domestic Violence Awareness Month program aimed at providing resources, information and inspiration to women incarcerated at the facility.
October 24, 2014

Sheriff Tompkins, Department Recognized By Mayor Walsh At Summer Jobs Appreciation Breakfast

City of Boston Mayor Martin Walsh recently recognized Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins and the Department for contributing to City efforts to provide Boston teens with jobs this past summer.