Policing Native American Communities

Report
Presented by:
Deputy Cindy Pierce
Morongo
Soboba
Cahuilla
Pechanga
Ramona
Colorado
River
Indian
Tribes
Agua
Caliente
Cabazon
Augustine
Santa Rosa
Twenty-Nine Palms
Torres
Martinez
3
SOVEREIGNTY
The essence of tribal sovereignty is a
tribes’ ability to make and enforce their
own laws and programs to promote the
health, safety, and welfare of tribal
citizens within tribal territory.
Worcester vs. Georgia
United States Supreme Court (1832)
5
Public Law 280
Indian Nations
Foreign Nations
Public Law 280
State of California
County of Riverside

similar documents