From corrections to college: the Riverhead-based Sound Justice Initiative fights incarceration with education
Inmates at Suffolk County Correctional Facilities are studying philosophy and other liberal arts subjects in an innovative program offered by the Sound Justice Initiative in collaboration with the Suffolk County Sheriff's office.The goal of the program is to reduce recidivism through education.
Assemblywoman Jodi Giglio and Sheriff Errol Toulon are offering free COVID-19 test kits and N95 masks to the community Saturday morning.
A bill introduced in Albany this month would prohibit peace officers from carrying firearms. The measure drew fire from Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr.
Citing community frustration with law enforcement, Suffolk sheriff announces plan for advisory board
Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. announced yesterday he is forming a Community Advisory Board to give Suffolk residents an opportunity to meet regularly with the sheriff and his staff for topical discussions and feedback.
It is unconscionable and reckless that there is no bail allowed for charges related to drunken-driving fatalities or unintentional homicides, and a lengthy list of other violent, though not “technically violent,” crimes. The fact that a defendant can be repeatedly absent from court and face no consequences is equally disturbing.
Riverhead Central School District
Suffolk Sheriff Errol Toulon, Long Island Hispanic Chamber of Commerce president Luis Vazquez, Transformative Educational Development Services president Marcial Gallimore, Riverhead High School social worker Antonio Diaz and Riverhead Middle School teacher Darren Dunn will lead a conference for boys at the high school April 18.
Recently elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. (D-Lake Grove) said today he will not change the county's policy of honoring Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer requests established by his predecessor.
Suffolk's new sheriff introduced himself to community members gathered for the annual East End Voter Coalition MLK Day event yesterday at the library. He spelled out his goals as sheriff and told the audience to accomplish them, 'It won’t be by myself. I’m going to need everyone here.'
Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr. was sworn into office yesterday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a ceremony at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood.
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