Big Fire Law and Policy Group
Advertise:   ads@blueearthmarketing.com   712.224.5420

Law
FBI probes death at Rocky Boy's Reservation jail


The FBI is investigating the death of a man at a jail on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana.

Robert Rotzler, 44, died at the jail after being arrested. He had apparently been involved in a car crash on the reservation.

Winona Denny, Rotzler's fiancee, said Rotzler was suicidal and had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Rotzler was Alaska Native.

Get the Story:
FBI investigating death at Rocky Boy jail (The Havre Daily News 10/1)

Inspector General Final Jail Report:
Text | PDF

Inspector General Interim Jail Report:
Text | PDF

Department of Justice Jail Reports:
Year 2002 | Year 2001 | Year 2000 | Years 1998-1999

Related Stories:
Editorial: Indian Country jails a national disgrace (10/4)
BIA investigating suicide at Yakama Nation jail (08/06)
Justice bill shifts priorities in Indian Country (8/4)
Jails on Navajo Nation among worst in BIA system (07/08)
Interim Indian Country jail report released (7/2)
Senate panel holds hearing on detention facilities (06/24)
Indian Country jails subject of Senate hearing (06/21)
BIA law enforcement official returns to South Dakota (6/9)
BIA: Law enforcement head offered to be reassigned (06/03)
Top BIA law enforcement official reassigned (6/2)
Funding levels flat in new Interior budget (02/03)
Overcrowding in Indian Country jails the norm (12/02)
Tribes lobbying against 'harmful' appropriations riders (11/10)
Indian Country jails see record growth (09/05)
Indian Country jails see increased numbers (8/13)
Behind Bars: Native incarceration rates increase (7/13)
BIA audit slams Omaha Tribe's police force (5/8)
New study focuses on jails (7/10)