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Special Feature: Justice in Indian Country: Law Enforcement

Publications

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, 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

Related Resources

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS): Indian Country Justice Statistics 
The Indian Country Justice Statistics page provides access to BJS and other data related to Tribal justice matters.

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): Indian Country Crime
The FBI's Indian Country Crime page provides information about strategies, programs, and policies to address identified crime problems in Indian Country for which the FBI has responsibility.

National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Tribal Crime and Justice
The Tribal Crime and Justice section of the NIJ Web site provides information on tribal law enforcement, crime prevention, violence and victimization, and tribal law.

Tribal Justice and Safety
The Department of Justice's Tribal Justice and Safety Web site serves as a one-stop shop for tribal communities, developed to provide a user-friendly, updated and comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska Native tribal communities to help further improve public safety.

Tribal Protection Order
Supported by a grant from the Office on Violence Against Women, this Web site was developed by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute to provide both tribal and non-tribal entities with a clearinghouse of information and resources pertaining to the issuance and enforcement of protection orders.

Grant Program

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
CTAS is administered by DOJ's Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). The funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance efforts to prevent and control delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes.

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