To Protect and Serve: Joint Law Enforcement Efforts in Building Safe Tribal Communities and Stopping Dangerous Drugs from Entering Indian Country, Hearing Before the Committee on Indian Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, March 20, 2019 [open pdf - 438KB]
This is the March 20, 2019 hearing on "Joint Law Enforcement Efforts in Building Safe Tribal Communities and Stopping Dangerous Drugs from Entering Indian Country" held before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. From the opening statement of John Hoeven: "The purpose of the hearing is to focus on what we can do in Indian Country to promote safety and to strengthen law enforcement. So you are going to hear from the right individuals today in terms of what they can do with you. We really are trying to understand it, from people who are dealing with these issues on the reservation, in Indian Country every day. [...] [The] purpose is to support the passage of legislation that will enable us to do more in Indian Country to promote safety, promote safety for women, for children, for everybody, to strengthen the hand of law enforcement as well as the tribal attorney and anybody else who is trying to make life better and more secure across this Nation for all of our Native people." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Charles Addington, Kelly Armstrong, Jamie Azure, Judy Brugh, Douglas James Burgum, Mike Faith, Lisa Jackson, Myra Pearson, Richard Salter, Jill Sanborn, and Wayne Stenehjem.
S. Hrg. 116-57; Senate Hearing 116-57
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