Special Feature: Justice in Indian Country: Law Enforcement


Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual Report
Public Safety Partnerships in Indian Country
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2015
U.S. Department of Justice Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions 2013
U.S. Department of Justice, August 2014
Reaching Out Across the Country Fact Sheet (Small, Rural, Tribal and Border Regional Center)
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2014
Strategic Efforts to Address Methamphetamine in Indian Country
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, November 2013
Successful Tribal Community Policing Initiatives: A Resource for Communities Developing Public Safety Programs and Strategies
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2013
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
Tribal Law Enforcement Protocol Resource: Sexual Assault
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, July 2008
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
Final Report Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Under Public Law 280
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, November 2007
Protecting Civil Rights: A Leadership Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement
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
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 website 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 website 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 Bureau of Justice Assistance, this website 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 Programs

Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS)
CTAS is administered by the Office of Justice Programs, the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services and the Office on Violence Against Women. CTAS funding can be used to conduct comprehensive planning, enhance law enforcement, bolster justice systems, support and enhance efforts to prevent delinquency and strengthen the juvenile justice system, prevent youth substance abuse, serve sexual assault and elder victims, and support other efforts to combat crimes.
Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
OJP provides federal leadership in developing the nation’s capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. Contained on the OJP Funding Resource Center site is information about open solicitations, resources for applicants and grantees, grant procedures and requirements, links to State Administering Agencies, and additional grant-related resources.

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