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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

DOJ Launches Tribal Justice and Safety Website

The United States Department of Justice has launched
a new website developed specifically for Indian country,
Tribal Justice and Safety. According to the site, "the goal
of this resource is to provide a user-friendly, current, and
comprehensive resource for American Indian and Alaska
Native Tribal governments to further improve the safety
of their communities. It also is designed as a resource to assist
the general public and other Federal agencies learn more
about Tribal justice and safety issues in Indian Country."

The resource guide includes educational materials, DOJ
initiatives and activities, and tribal justice and public safety
resources for Indian Country. This site also includes funding
resources, grant opportunities and management, civil rights
laws, and other key documents.