Other Web Resources on Tribal Crime and Justice

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Federal Government

U.S. Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance
Provides grant administration and policy development to support local, state and tribal justice strategies. BJA Tribal Justice Web page.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
The primary source for U.S. criminal justice statistics, including statistics about American Indian and Alaska Native crime, law enforcement, courts and corrections.

FBI's Indian Country Unit
Investigates major crimes, civil rights violations, environmental crimes and government fraud in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Office of Justice Programs
Works to increase public safety and improve the fair administration of justice across America through innovative leadership and programs. Maintains the Tribal Justice and Safety Web page.

Office for Victims of Crime
Provides information for victims, service providers and policymakers. Victim Services: Promising Practices in Indian Country, OVC online monograph, 2004.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded resource for justice information. Sponsors Justice in Indian Country, about federal and tribal justice programs and issues.

Office of Tribal Justice
The primary point of contact for the U.S. Department of Justice with federally recognized Native American tribes; advises the Department on legal and policy matters pertaining to Native Americans.

Other Federal Agencies

Bureau of Indian Affairs
Administers tribal lands and provides education for American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Indian Health Service
Provides medical and health resources to American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Other Resources

International Association of Chiefs of Police: Indian Country Law Enforcement Section
Organizes, trains and promotes professional development of law enforcement in Indian Country.

National Congress of American Indians
Provides general information about the rights of Native Americans and Alaska Natives and supports tribal rights and protections.

National Indian Justice Center
Nonprofit corporation provides resources, training and education programs for Native American communities and tribal governments.

National Native American Law Enforcement Association
Nonprofit organization provides training, information, support and technical assistance to Native American law enforcement officers.

Native American Criminal Justice Resources
Sponsored by Northeastern State University, provides links to Native American constitutions and information on police, criminal justice, laws, courts and corrections in Indian Country.

Tribal Law and Policy Institute: Tribal Court Clearinghouse
Indian-owned organization provides resources on tribal courts and justice as well as information on education, training and technical assistance to American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Date Modified: July 7, 2011