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US - Cherokee Indian Police

Uploaded: July 13, 2002
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  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    12 years 11 months ago
    They also have their own SRT, or SWAT team, the Ranger who I work with is Navajo has a brother who is a captain with the Navajo Nation Police Department.
  • 12 years 11 months ago
    The Navajo Nation Tribal Police patrol over 27,000 square miles of land in Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Their are over 300 officers, and all are certified in the states of UT, AZ, NM and go through the Federal Law Enforcement training academy in Artesia, NM. Some of the officers are anglo because they get paid more than many local sheriff's departments. They also have there own motorcyle squad, dive rescue team and have many K9 officers. They are allowed to write state citations to non-tribal members and allowed to enforce state laws.
  • (Anonymously) (Private)
    12 years 11 months ago
    The Cherokee reservation in OK already has its own state issued license plates. And most tribal police officer are not native american, I work in a dept of about 30 and only 3 are Tribal Members of the tribe we work for and the 1 other is Navajo.
  • PDK (Private)
    12 years 11 months ago
    The Cherokee were the first Native Americans to develop both written and spoken language. Today, their written language remains a commonly spooken and printed language on the tribal lands. There is some talk of the tribe issuing license plates with Cherokee alpha-numeric characters. Wouldn't that make for interesting law enforcement work for non-tribal officers!