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.