Tribal law enforcement boosted under bill proposed by members of Congress from the West

By: - September 25, 2022 12:12 pm

Supporters of legislation to support tribal police say the issue is more important after the U.S. Supreme Court this summer ruled that states had concurrent jurisdiction with tribes and the federal government to prosecute non-Native American people accused of committing crimes on tribal lands. (Jim Small/Arizona Mirror)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.