U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Endorses Tompkins for Suffolk Co. Sheriff

Monday, August 25, 2014
By Transcript Staff

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren endorsed Sheriff Steve Tompkins’ candidacy to continue serving as  Suffolk County Sheriff. Senator Warren Senator Warren announced her support of the Sheriff at his campaign headquarters in Roxbury where she was joined by State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu and State Representative Dan Cullinane. “Steve has proven what he can do as Sheriff and there is more left for him to do” said Senator

Warren “He is a man of good heart and good values, who has leadership and ideas. He has dedicated his life to making the  communities of Suffolk County better and that’s why I endorse his candidacy”. “Senator Warren doesn’t just tell you what you want  to hear, she tells you what you need to hear;  what you must hear.” said Tompkins. “I am proud to call Senator Warren my friend. I am honored to  have her support and more importantly, I am thankful for the amazing work that she does for our  Commonwealth.”

Steven W. Tompkins, a member of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department since  2002, was appointed to serve as the Sheriff of Suffolk County on January 22nd, 2013  by Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick. 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. Sheriff  Tompkins holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Boston College and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from the University of Massachusetts.

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