ABSTRACT

Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in Indian Country, 2002   [open pdf - 997KB]

"This report describes the characteristics of tribal -- 1) law enforcement 2) courts and administration 3) corrections and intermediate sanctions 4) criminal history records 5) justice statistics. The report addresses basic questions about the criminal justice system in Indian country: Which tribes have sworn law enforcement personnel and the source of authority? What are the number and types of tribal court systems? Who performs the tribal detention function and what types of sanctions are to be imposed? Do tribes have access to State and national criminal record systems? The 13 tables present individual agency data for tribal criminal justice agencies across the United States. The table notes describe the data used and provide information for interpreting the tables. The publication is divided into four parts, according to broad topical areas: Part I: Law enforcement […] Part II: Courts and administration […] Part III: Corrections and intermediate sanctions […] Part IV: Criminal history records and justice statistics."

Report Number:
NCJ 205332
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Date:
2005-12
Copyright:
Public Domain
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United States. Bureau of Justice Statistics:
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pdf
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application/pdf
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