Special Feature: Justice in Indian Country - Law Enforcement

Publications & Multimedia

Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities
Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual Report
U.S. Department of Justice Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions 2016
U.S. Department of Justice, December 2017
Tribal Sex Offender Registration Code: 2017 Revised Version
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking, March 2017
Human Trafficking: Investigations in Indian Country or Involving Native Americans and Actions Needed to Better Report on Victims Served
U.S. Government Accountability Office, September 2017
Promising Practices in Tribal Community Policing
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, November 2016
Break the Cycle: Methamphetamine and Community-Oriented Policing in Indian Country
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, May 2016
Public Safety Partnerships in Indian Country
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 2015
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
Understanding the Intelligence Practices of State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, October 2011
Compendium of Tribal Crime Data, 2011
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011
Tribal Law Enforcement, 2008
Bureau of Justice Statistics, June 2011
Law Enforcement Intelligence: A Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, August 2009
Tribal Law Enforcement Protocol Resource: Sexual Assault
Office on Violence Against Women-Sponsored, July 2008

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 Resources
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 funds enhance law enforcement practices and sustain crime prevention and intervention efforts in nine purpose areas including public safety and community policing; justice systems planning; alcohol and substance abuse; corrections and correctional alternatives; violence against women; juvenile justice; and tribal youth programs.
Department of Justice (DOJ) Program Plan
The DOJ Program Plan is a tool to help applicants and grantees find funding opportunities that address their needs. The DOJ Program Plan provides summary details of the funding opportunities each DOJ grant-making component is expecting to release or has released in the current fiscal year.
Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
OJP provides innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for the implementation of crime fighting strategies. 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.

Training and Technical Assistance

Tribal Justice and Safety: Training and Technical Assistance
The Department of Justice (DOJ) provides training and technical assistance to further practical and specialized knowledge to implement and enhance justice system efforts in tribal and other areas. This page provides information about opportunities covering a variety of topics and presents access to DOJ training and technical assistance providers.

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