As the Sheriff of Suffolk County, Tompkins manages all operations at the Suffolk County House of Correction, the Nashua Street Jail and the Civil Process Division. In addition to providing care, custody and rehabilitative support for inmates and pre–trial detainees, Tompkins also oversees a management, security and administrative staff of over 1,000.
Superintendent of the House of Correction
Superintendent - Suffolk County Jail
In 2005, she was promoted as the Assistant Director of Classification and Custody Assessment. In this role, she oversaw the Special Management, Disciplinary and Classification units and the movement of inmates and detainees throughout the House of Correction.
Chief of Operations and Planning
Joining the SCSD in July of 2003 as an Employee Relations Manager, Lakia held oversight of Detail Administration, Internal and External Deputizations, the Tracking Personnel Division Hotline, and assisted the Department with the Worker’s Compensation process.