Resource: The National Congress of American Indians published “Background on Tribal Justice and Law Enforcement.” According to the Department of Justice, non-Indians commit approximately 88% of violent victimizations against Indian women. However, the complex jurisdictional scheme on Tribal lands prevents Tribal governments from criminally prosecuting non-Indian offenders for such violent crimes. This Policy Paper details the importance of successfully implementing the Tribal Law & Order Act to solve this issue. Access the Paper at

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