National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault

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Tribal law enforcement officers play a key role in promoting safety and justice for American Indian/Alaska Native victims of sexual Violence.

 

 

tribal policeEffective investigation of the crime scenes combined with skilled interviewing techniques are crucial to holding perpetrators accountable for their crimes.

 

When a sexual assault occurs in Indian Country, tribal law enforcement has the authority to arrest and detain both Indians and non-Indians for sexual assault crimes under the following circumstances and conditions:

 

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Protocols - (3)

 

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Featured Publications

 

Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in Indian Country, 2002

 

Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in Indian Country, 2002

 

This report, compiled and authored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, presents detailed information gathered on tribal law enforcement agencies, tribal courts and services, and criminal record systems from the 2002 Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in American Indian Jurisdictions.

 

 

Planning, Implementing and Operating Effective Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) Programs: Guidelines and Standards (October 2006)

 

Planning, Implementing and Operating Effective Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) Programs: Guidelines and Standards (October 2006)

 

This report, which was funded and distributed by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides recommendations and standards for planning, implementing, and operating an effective SAVIN Program.

 

 

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

 

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts

 

This 2015 policies and procedures guide created by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute features excerpts from over fifteen different operational Healing to Wellness Court manuals to provide context and showcase the possible variety in options when pulling together what will become the foundational document for your Wellness Court.

 

 

U.S. Department of Justice, Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions (2014)

 

U.S. Department of Justice, Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions (2014)

 

 

 

National Indian Country Clearinghouse on Sexual Assault, a project by the Southwest Center for Law and Policy © 2017

This project was supported by  Grant No. 2011-TA-AX-K045 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women. Points of view in this document are those of the author and do not necessary represent the official position of the U.S. Department of Justice. All rights reserved. | Privacy policy   Login