Law enforcement and the american indian: Challenges and obstacles to effective law enforcement

Eileen Luna-Firebaugh, Samuel Walker

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Abstract

What does it mean to be a tribal police officer? What are the intricacies of this role? How do the tribal community and the tribal police department interact and solve the problems facing Indian Country? These questions and others frame the challenges facing American Indian tribal governments as they seek to advance tribal self-determination and sovereignty in the United States today.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNative Americans and the Criminal Justice System
Subtitle of host publicationTheoretical and Policy Directions
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages117-134
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781317255666
ISBN (Print)9781594511790
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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