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Tribal Law

Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems
U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of the Interior, August 2011

Model Tribal Sex Offender Registration Code/Ordinance (SORNA Compliant Language) Revised
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking, March 2011

Protecting the Civil Rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives
U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, July 2010

Tribal Resolutions Pursuant to the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking, March 2008

Tribal Legal Code Resource: Domestic Violence Laws - Guide for Drafting or Revising Victim-Centered Tribal Laws Against Domestic Violence
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, January 2008

2008 Report of the National Roundtable on Sex Offender Registration and Notification in Indian Country
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2008

Tribal Domestic Violence Case Law: Annotations for Selected Tribal Cases Related to Domestic Violence
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2005

Tribal Justice Systems

Promising Strategies: Public Law 280
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2013

Crime-Reduction Best Practices Handbook: Making Indian Communities Safe 2012
Bureau of Indian Affairs: Office of Justice Services, 2012

Tribal Action Plan Guidelines - 2011
Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse, 2011

Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA): Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems
Bureau of Justice Assistance, August 2011

Improving the Administration of Justice in Tribal Communities through Information Sharing and Resource Sharing
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2010

Tribal Justice Advisory Group Final Report, August 27, 2010
Office of Justice Programs Tribal Justice Advisory Group, August 2010

In Brief: Indian Country Research
National Institute of Justice, April 2010

Review of Research on Alcohol and Drug Use, Criminal Behavior, and the Criminal Justice System Response in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2009

Tribe and Territory Sex Offender Registry System Fact Sheet
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking, April 2009

Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program Fact Sheet
Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2007

Strengthening and Rebuilding Tribal Justice Systems: A Participatrory Outcomes Evaluation of the U.S. Department of Justice Comprehensive Indian Resources for Community and Law Enforcement (CIRCLE) Project, Final Report
National Institute of Justice, September 2007

Improving Criminal History Records in Indian Country, 2004-2006
Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2007

Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in Indian Country, 2002
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2005

American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2004

Changing Federal Role in Indian Country
National Institute of Justice, April 2001

Courts

U.S. Department of Justice Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions 2011-2012
U.S. Department of Justice, May 2013

Overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program and Resources
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2013

VAWA 2013 and Tribal Jurisdiction Over Non-Indian Perpetrators of Domestic Violence Fact Sheet
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Tribal Justice, March 2013

Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country Guide/DVD
Office for Victims of Crime, October 2012

Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

State Prosecutors' Offices with Jurisdiction in Indian Country, 2007  
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Indian Country Criminal Justice: Departments of the Interior and Justice Should Strengthen Coordination to Support Tribal Courts
U.S. Government Accountability Office, February 2011

Memorandum for United States Attorneys with Districts Containing Indian Country 
U.S. Department of Justice, January 2010

Tribal Probation: An Overview for Tribal Court Judges 
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2010

Prosecutor Sexual Assault Protocol Resource Guide for Drafting or Revising Tribal Prosecutor Protocols on Responding to Sexual Assault (Including a Model Sexual Assault Protocol)
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, September 2008

2008 Report of the National Roundtable on Sex Offender Registration and Notification in Indian Country
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2008

Tribal Courts Assistance Program Fact Sheet
Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2008

Lessons Learned in Implementing the First Four Tribal Wellness Courts
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2005

Process and Outcome Evaluations in Four Tribal Wellness Courts  
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, December 2005

Conflict Resolution Assistance in Indian Country
U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service, September 2003

Tribal Healing to Wellness Courts: The Key Components
Bureau of Justice Assistance, April 2003

Victim Rights in Indian Country - An Assistant United States Attorney Perspective
United States Attorneys' Bulletin, January 2003

Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program Development
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2002

Improving Tribal/Federal Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse Cases through Agency Cooperation
Office for Victims of Crime, September 1999

Healing to Wellness Courts: A Preliminary Overview of Tribal Drug Courts
Bureau of Justice Assistance, July 1999

Tribal Court Bench Book for Domestic Violence Cases
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 1999

Law Enforcement

Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual Report

Successful Tribal Community Policing Initiatives: A Resource for Communities Developing Public Safety Programs and Strategies
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2013

Strategic Efforts to Address Methamphetamine in Indian Country
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, November 2013

Reaching Out Across the Country Fact Sheet (Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center)
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013

U.S. Department of Justice Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions 2011-2012
U.S. Department of Justice, May 2013

Tribal Crime Data Reporting: A Step-By-Step Guide for Native American Tribes to Begin Sharing Crime Data Statistics Using UCR
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, 2012

Native American Crime in the Northwest: 2004-2010 - BIA Information from Alaska, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington
Bureau of Justice Statistics-Sponsored, September 2011

Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Tribal Law Enforcement, 2008  
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Indian Country Drug Threat Assessment 2008
National Drug Intelligence Center, June 2008

Helping Tribal Law Enforcement Implement Community Policing
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, April 2008

Protecting Civil Rights: A Leadership Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, September 2006

Tribal Law Enforcement Resources
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, September 2006

Public Law 280 and Law Enforcement in Indian Country - Research Priorities
National Institute of Justice, December 2005

COPS Office Tribal Resources
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, August 2005

American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2004

Law Enforcement Intelligence: A Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, November 2004

Innovations: Community Policing in Smaller Jurisdictions
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, August 2003

Policing on American Indian Reservations
National Institute of Justice, September 2001

Policing on American Indian Reservations (National Institute of Justice Journal)
National Institute of Justice, January 2001

Report of the Executive Committee for Indian Country Law Enforcement Improvements: Final Report to the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Interior
U.S. Department of Justice, October 1997

Corrections

Risk-Needs Responsivity: Turning Principles into Practice for Tribal Probation Personnel
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, August 2013

Program Performance Report: American and Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2012

Program Performance Report: Correctional Systems and Correctional Alternatives on Tribal Lands: October 2011-March 2012
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, March 2012

Jails in Indian Country
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual

Preventing and Addressing Sexual Abuse in Tribal Detention Facilities: A Policy Development Guide
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, October 2011

Tribal Law and Order Act (TLOA) Long Term Plan to Build and Enhance Tribal Justice Systems
U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of the Interior, August 2011

Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Selected Findings: Jails in Indian Country, 2009  
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Desktop Guide for Tribal Probation Personnel: The Screening and Assessment Process
Bureau of Justice Assistance-Sponsored, May 2011

Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Fact Sheet
Bureau of Justice Assistance, Winter 2009

American Indian Suicides in Jail: Can Risk Screening Be Culturally Sensitive?
National Institute of Justice, June 2005

Project Guide: Adult Correctional Facility Design Resources (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Best Practices -- In-Custody Programs for Juveniles and Adults (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Juvenile Facility Design (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections, 2005

Project Guide: The NEPA Land Use Process for Proposed Development of Correctional Facilities in Indian Country (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Population Profiles, Population Projections and Bed Needs Projections (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Site Selection (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

Project Guide: Tribal Justice System Assessment (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections and Bureau of Justice Assistance, 2005

American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2004

Assessing Suicide and Risk Behaviors in an Incarcerated American Indian Population: Investigating Culturally Sensitive Risk Assessment Instruments and Procedures in a Border Jail, Final Report
National Institute of Justice, June 2003

Resources for Indian Country Jails: Selected Bibliography from the NIC Information Center Collection
National Institute of Corrections, February 2002

Juvenile Justice

Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Summary: Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System 
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011

Tribal Youth in the Federal Justice System, Final Report (Revised)
Bureau of Justice Statistics-Sponsored & Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, May 2011

OJJDP's Reentry Programs for Tribal Youth Incorporate Green Technologies
OJJDP News @ A Glance, July/August 2010

Department of Justice Holds Tribal Youth Summit  
OJJDP News @ A Glance, July/August 2010

National Symposium Highlights Child Protection in Tribal Communities 
OJJDP News @ A Glance, March/April 2010

AMBER Alert Update: Indian Country Operations Evaluated
OJJDP News @ A Glance, May/June 2009

Strengthening Indian Country Through Tribal Youth Programs  
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Sponsored, 2009

Multilevel Analysis of Juvenile Court Processes: The Importance of Community Characteristics
National Institute of Justice, June 2008

Tribal Legal Code Resource: Domestic Violence Laws - Guide for Drafting or Revising Victim-Centered Tribal Laws Against Domestic Violence
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, January 2008

Project Guide: Juvenile Facility Design (Part of a Series of Guides for Planning, Designing and Constructing Adult and Juvenile Correctional and Detention Facilities on Tribal Lands)
National Institute of Corrections, 2005

Youth Gangs in Indian Country
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, March 2004

Juvenile Justice Partners Convene in Indian Country
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, August 2003

Holding Up Both Ends of the Sky: Juvenile Justice Partners in Indian Country (Videoconference) 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, July 2003

Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities
Office for Victims of Crime, June 2003

OJJDP's Tribal Youth Initiatives
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, May 2003

Tribal Court CASA: A Guide to Program Development
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, June 2002

OJJDP's Program of Research for Tribal Youth
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2001

United National Indian Tribal Youth, Inc.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 2001

Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume VII, No. 2 (American Indian Issue)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, December 2000

Training and Technical Assistance for Indian Nation Juvenile Justice Systems
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 1999

Tribal Youth Program
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, April 1999

Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities - Addendum Synopsis of the CJA Programs
Office for Victims of Crime, March 1998

Victims

OVC Builds Capacity To Serve Crime Victims in Indian Country
Office for Victims of Crime, July 2013

Using Federal Law To Prosecute Domestic Violence Crimes in Indian Country Guide/DVD
Office for Victims of Crime, October 2012

Indian Health Service: Continued Efforts Needed to Help Strengthen Response to Sexual Assaults and Domestic Violence
Government Accountability Office, October 2011

Final Report: Participatory Evaluation of the Tribal Victim Assistance Programs at the Lummi Nation and Passamaquoddy Tribe 
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, August 2009

Sexual Assault Response Teams: Resource Guide for the Development of a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in Tribal Communities
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, September 2008

A Victim-Centered Approach to Crimes Against American Indian & Alaska Native Children
Office for Victims of Crime-Sponsored, August 2008

Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and the Criminal Justice Response: What Is Known
National Institute of Justice, August 2008

Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities
Office for Victims of Crime, June 2008

Tribal Legal Code Resource: Sexual Assault and Stalking Laws Guide for Drafting or Revising Victim-Centered Tribal Laws Against Sexual Assault and Stalking
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, June 2008

Tribal Legal Code Resource: Domestic Violence Laws - Guide for Drafting or Revising Victim-Centered Tribal Laws Against Domestic Violence
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, January 2008

A Victim-Centered Approach to Domestic Violence Against Native Women
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, January 2008

Final Report: Focus Group on Public Law 280 and the Sexual Assault of Native Women
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, December 2007

Effectiveness of the Office for Victims of Crime Tribal Victim Assistance Program
U.S. Department of Justice Office of Inspector General, February 2006

Tribal-State Relations
Child Welfare Information Gateway, January 2006

Violence Against Native Women: A Guide for Practitioner Action
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, 2006

Child Sexual Abuse on New Mexico Tribal Land 1999-2004
Bureau of Justice Statistics-Sponsored, December 2005

American Indians and Crime: A BJS Statistical Profile, 1992-2002
Bureau of Justice Statistics, December 2004

Victim Services: Promising Practices in Indian Country
Office for Victims of Crime, November 2004

Victim Rights in Indian Country - An Assistant United States Attorney Perspective
United States Attorneys' Bulletin, January 2003

Violence Against Indian Women, Final Revised Report
National Institute of Justice, January 2003

Violent Victimization and Race, 1993-98
Bureau of Justice Statistics, March 2001

Improving Tribal/Federal Prosecution of Child Sexual Abuse Cases through Agency Cooperation
Office for Victims of Crime, September 1999

Children's Justice Act Partnerships for Indian Communities - Addendum Synopsis of the CJA Programs
Office for Victims of Crime, March 1998

Victim Programs to Serve Native Americans
Office for Victims of Crime, February 1992

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