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NCJ Number: NCJ 197936     Find in a Library
Title: Tribal Law Enforcement, 2000
  Document URL: Text PDF 
  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Matthew J. Hickman
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2003
Page Count: 4
  Annotation: This report presents information on the characteristics of tribally operated law enforcement agencies in the United States, including personnel, services, and functions.
Abstract: These selected findings include a special section on crime in Indian country. Agency data are taken from the 2000 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies. Highlights include the following: tribally operated agencies employed 3,462 full-time personnel, including 2,303 sworn (67 percent) and 1,159 nonsworn (33 percent); a majority of tribally operated agencies provided court security (56 percent) and search and rescue operations (53 percent); 37 percent of tribally operated agencies had at least one full-time sworn school resource officer.
Main Term(s): Tribal court system ; Tribal police
Index Term(s): Law enforcement ; Indian affairs ; American Indians ; Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) ; Alaska ; United States of America
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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