Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe needs police grant

"At the very least, our reservations deserve police protection.

But if a Community Oriented Policing Services grant ends with nothing to replace it, police protection on the Pine Ridge Reservation will be a shadow of what it's been.

The grant ends April 1, and that means 59 officers will be out of a job - leaving only 29 to patrol the 1,800 miles of road on the 3.2 million-acre reservation.

Everyone will be affected."

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Editorial: Preserve Pine Ridge police patrol (The Sioux Falls Argus Leader 3/1)

Relevant Links:
COPS, Department of Justice - http://www.cops.usdoj.gov

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