Blackfeet Nation makes do with just 11 police officers
The Blackfeet Nation in Montana covers 1.5-million acres but the tribe only has 11 officers on the job.

Of those 11, only six officers patrol the reservation. They responded to 3,000 disturbance calls and made nearly 500 DUI arrests last year.

“We respond to a lot of domestic calls, drunken calls, and serious assaults,” Officer Wayne Higgins told KFBB-TV.

The tribe has signed a law enforcement pact with Glacier County to improve services on the reservation. The deal awaits county approval

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