tag: law enforcement
Montana Free Press: County withdraws from tribal law enforcement agreement (November 28, 2023)A Montana county is pulling out of a decades-old agreement after saying it can no longer afford the costs of law enforcement on the Flathead Reservation.
Tohono O’odham Nation issues missing person alerts for two men (October 25, 2023)The Tohono O’odham Nation issued missing persons bulletins for two tribal citizens who were last seen at the Arizona State Fair.
Coalition of Large Tribes hosts MMIP training session (October 16, 2023)The Coalition of Large Tribes is hosting a training session to address the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous people.
Criminal charges announced in Indigenous identity fraud case (September 21, 2023)Criminal charges have been laid against three family members who lied about being indigenous for personal and monetary gain.
Native America Calling: The lack of reservation law enforcement (July 31, 2023)The Fort Belknap Indian Community is the latest tribe to sue the federal government over inadequate law enforcement.
StrongHearts Native Helpline: Women denied right to safety with court decision (February 14, 2023)“Decades worth of legislation designed to protect women are being overturned by judges appointed by conservative politicians with an agenda that does not align with the vast majority of Americans,” said CEO Lori Jump of StrongHearts Native Helpline.
ProPublica: Native students face harsher discipline in New Mexico (January 2, 2023)In New Mexico, Native students are expelled far more often than any other group and at least four times as often as white students.
Native America Calling: Tracking missing people one name at a time (November 22, 2022)Law enforcement in New Mexico have developed a list of roughly 200 names to help track and raise awareness of Indigenous people who go missing.
NAFOA: 5 Things You Need to Know this Week (October 17, 2022)Need to reach the community? Share with us for a spot in a future newsletter.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation keeps community safe with new budget (September 12, 2022)Keeping our people safe and ensuring justice weigh on the shoulders of every Cherokee Nation leader. We must get this right.
Chuck Hoskin: Cherokee Nation betrayed by U.S. Supreme Court (July 5, 2022)A narrow majority of the U.S. Supreme Court has ignored its sacred responsibility to uphold the law when it comes to federal treaties with Native sovereign nations.
U.S. Attorneys vow to ‘enforce federal law in Indian Country’ (June 29, 2022)The United States Attorneys who prosecute federal crimes say they will continue to uphold the U.S. government’s trust responsibilities to tribal nations.
Cronkite News: Tribes struggle with public safety hires (May 24, 2022)Tribal police departments across the country find it difficult to recruit and retain law enforcement personnel.
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