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First Nations

article Hamilton police officer, Six Nations officer test positive for COVID-19 (3/31/2020)
(Ontario) -- The service was notified of the confirmed test Monday, according to a statement which said the officer is believed to have contracted the virus within the...
article Semiahmoo First Nation chief says he's had 'zero' consultation with Surrey over policing transition (3/12/2020)
(Ontario) -- The chief of the Semiahmoo First Nation says he’s disappointed that Surrey’s mayor hasn’t contacted him to discuss the city’s...
article 'Absolutely disgusting': Son of fallen RCMP officer angered by vandalized monument (2/27/2020)
(Manitoba) -- The son of slain RCMP officer Const. Dennis Strongquill says he is outraged and hurt by the vandalism to a Winnipeg statue honouring fallen officers. The...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Adminstration

article Odds Joe "Tiger King" Exotic Is Pardoned by Trump Set at +575 (3/31/2020)
(USA) -- The wildly-gripping Netflix docuseries Tiger King has become the most popular show in the United States. The main protagonist from the series, Joe Exotic, has...
1 Article on this Issue

Blackfeet Nation

article Browning man shot and killed during standoff with officers (3/29/2020)
(Montana) -- A Browning man was shot and killed during a standoff with law enforcement officers. Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services Lt. Howard Lee tells the Missoulian...
1 Article on this Issue

Pokagon Band

article Scouts honor Pokagon Police Chief William Lux (3/28/2020)
(Michigan) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi has announced that Chief William Lux of the Pokagon Tribal Police received the 2020 “Soaring Eagle Award” from...
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COVID-19

article Cree police called in to action as Waswanipi tightens community access (3/26/2020)
(Quebec) -- Cree police in northern Quebec are being called into service to help residents get the message about the need to follow guidelines regarding social...
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PokerStars

article DOJ gets its man as PokerStars founder Scheinberg pleads guilty (3/26/2020)
(New York) -- PokerStars founder Isai Scheinberg this week pleaded guilty to running an unlawful online gambling business in the US, as the events of 2011’s Black...
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Miccosukee Tribe

article Before finally closing its casino, the Miccosukee tribe jails a bartender over $36 (3/22/2020)
(Florida) -- After resisting for days, the Miccosukee tribe is finally closing its casino doors — but not before its police department arrested and jailed a...
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Australia Gaming

article Whistleblower says he was blacklisted by ClubsNSW: 'I can't even get a job picking up glasses' (3/19/2020)
(Australia) -- A whistleblower and former employee of ClubsNSW is suing the organisation for around $2 million. Troy Stolz, who worked for ClubsNSW for nine years, is...
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Michigan Gaming

article China Twp. man found guilty in illegal gambling operation sentenced to probation (3/17/2020)
(Michigan) -- A second China Township man implicated in an illegal gambling operation avoided prison time during his sentencing last Thursday. Lucas Hoppe, 31, was...
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Cayuga Indian Nation

article Undersheriff: Considerable resources spent in Cayuga conflict (3/13/2020)
(New York) -- When Seneca County Sheriff Tim Luce and Undersheriff John Cleere look back on the last month, one thing comes to mind. “February was dominated by the...
article Seneca Falls police gathering video of Cayuga Nation fighting (3/12/2020)
(New York) -- The Seneca Falls Police Department is continuing its investigations of criminal complaints filed in connection with the violent Feb. 29 clashes on Cayuga...
article Cayuga Nation’s division leads to a ‘human rights catastrophe’ (3/3/2020)
(New York) -- A federally-recognized Cayuga Nation leader’s decision to tear down 12 properties with the assistance of newly-sworn in tribal police officers has...
article Cayuga Indian Nation destroys own buildings over leadership dispute (3/2/2020)
(New York) -- A leadership dispute within the Cayuga Indian Nation took a stunning turn over the weekend when nation leader Clint Halftown sent bulldozers to demolish a...
article 3 arrested by Cayuga Nation Council after press conference turns violent (3/1/2020)
(New York) -- A press conference held near where the Cayuga Nation Council seized and demolished property last week turned violent and resulted in three arrests,...
article Fallout emerges from fight after Cayuga press conference (2/29/2020)
(New York) -- Cayuga Indian Nation Police say they identified and arrested three members of other Native American nations in connection with Saturday’s brawl...
article Melee breaks out in Cayuga Indian Nation leadership dispute (2/29/2020)
(New York) -- People threw punches and were dragged to the ground Saturday as a long-simmering leadership dispute in the Cayuga Indian Nation flared up for a second time...
article U.S. Justice Department investigating Cayuga Nation incident (2/28/2020)
(New York) -- The U.S. Justice Department said it is gathering information related to the pre-dawn seizures and demolitions of buildings in Seneca Falls last weekend....
article Seneca County Board requests federal marshals assist with dispute within Cayuga Indian Nation (2/23/2020)
(New York) -- It’s been decades of ongoing tension and conflict involving the Cayuga Indian Nation in Seneca and Cayuga counties. On Sunday afternoon, the Seneca...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Horse Racing Scandals

article 27 indicted on federal charges in alleged horse doping scheme (3/9/2020)
(New York) -- Horse racing, already in the midst of a crisis over the number of equine fatalities in the sport, was dealt another severe blow to its credibility when...
article Feds charge horse racing trainers, veterinarians over ‘widespread, corrupt’ doping scheme (3/9/2020)
(New York) -- More than two dozen horse-racing industry employees were charged Monday with participating in “a widespread, corrupt” doping scheme, the latest...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

GasLink

article Hereditary chief and RCMP corporal model friendship, cooperation in Port Hardy, B.C. (3/8/2020)
(British Columbia) -- When 'Nakwaxda'xw hereditary Chief Thomas Henderson decided to pass his chiefdom down to his son, he knew his whole community had to be...
article Separate policing services would not solve Indigenous-Crown tensions on their own, critics say (2/28/2020)
(British Columbia) -- As tensions between the RCMP and Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs in northern British Columbia continue to trigger protests across the...
article Ontario police arrest First Nations protesters amid standoff with Canadian government over pipeline (2/24/2020)
(Ontario) -- Police in Ontario arrested 10 people and dismantled the Tyendinaga Mohawk blockade that had shut down much of Canada’s rail traffic for the past two...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article Lawmakers weigh fate of larger ‘Rosie’s’ in Dumfries (3/4/2020)
(Virginia) -- The Virginia General Assembly will decide this week whether the “Rosie’s Gaming Emporium” off-track betting parlor planned for Dumfries...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield Casino Had Little Impact On Nearby Public Safety (3/2/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- The MGM Springfield casino did not have a major impact on overall crime during its first full year in operation, according to research reported to the...
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MMIW

article Seven missing or murdered Indigenous women from RMWB (3/2/2020)
(New York) -- Seven Indigenous women from the Wood Buffalo region have been reported missing or murdered since 2004. Additionally one woman’s death is considered...
article Kansas House votes to increase police training for indigenous communities (2/26/2020)
(Kansas) -- The Kansas House Tuesday tentatively approved a bill that would require training for police agencies to help address the high rates of murdered and missing...
article Hanna Harris's Death Sheds Light on Crimes Against Native Women (2/26/2020)
(Montana) -- When 21-year-old Hanna Harris left home on an American Indian reservation in Montana on July 4, 2013 to see fireworks with some friends, no one knew how...
article Bills would notify public of missing Native women, children (2/24/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- With the support of Oklahoma tribes seeking to reduce the incidence of violence among Native women and children, the state Legislature is considering...
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Philippines Gaming

article CIB cautions over gambling jobs in the Philippines (3/2/2020)
(Philippines) -- Taiwanese thinking about applying for jobs in the gambling industry in the Philippines should be aware that many of the companies involved are operating...
article Casino deploys pvt security at CoP jetty (2/21/2020)
(Philippines) -- Even as chief minister Pramod Sawant inaugurated the country’s first floating jetty, which is an extension of the captain of ports jetty, bouncers...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article Encore Boston Harbor Casino Violence Leads to Three Injured Police Officers (3/1/2020)
(Massachusetts) -- One Massachusetts state trooper suffered a concussion — and two other officers were also injured — during two separate arrests of violent...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article State Police seize purported ‘Skill-Based’ gambling devices statewide (2/29/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania State Police have announced in a new report that troopers and liquor control enforcement officers have seized a total of 71 illegal...
article Dozens of ‘skill-based,’ other gambling devices seized across Pennsylvania (2/28/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- Dozens of illegal gambling machines were recently seized from bars and clubs across the state, Pennsylvania State Police announced Friday. Troopers and...
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Texas Gaming

article Police shut down gambling operation in Northwest Dallas (2/29/2020)
(Texas) -- Police have shut down a gambling operation in Northwest Dallas after receiving complaints about the enterprise. The Dallas Police Department’s vice unit...
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White Mountain Apache

article 'A hero was taken': Funeral for White Mountain Officer David Kellywood held in Whiteriver (2/29/2020)
(Arizona) -- Inside a packed gym, fallen White Mountain Apache police Officer David Kellywood was honored by family, friends and fellow officers during his funeral...
article Funeral for fallen White Mountain police Officer David Kellywood held in Whiteriver (2/29/2020)
(Arizona) -- Fallen White Mountain Apache police Officer David Kellywood will be remembered by loved ones and the community on Saturday at the Chief Alchesay Activity...
article Flags at half-staff for Saturday funeral of slain White Mtn Apache officer (2/28/2020)
(Arizona) -- Flags will be flown at half-staff across Arizona on Saturday to mark the funeral of a White Mountain Apache police officer killed in the line of duty...
article Vigil honors fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood (2/25/2020)
(Arizona) -- Dozens gathered on a cold Tuesday night in Whiteriver for a vigil to honor fallen White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Kellywood. Kellywood, 26, was...
article Community mourns the loss of a "protector" (2/21/2020)
(Arizona) -- The body of slain White Mountain Apache Police Officer David Wesley Kellywood came home Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 18. A long, long, line of police vehicles...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Fort Peck

article Former tribal cop pleads guilty to abusing child (2/27/2020)
(Montana) -- A Wolf Point man and former tribal police officer accused of touching a child’s genitals on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation has pleaded guilty to...
article Former tribal police officer Mychal Thomas Damon admits child abuse on Fort Peck Reservation (2/20/2020)
(Montana) -- Wolf Point man and former tribal police officer accused of touching a child’s genitals on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation pleaded guilty on Wednesday...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Opioid Crisis

article Federal indictment made in fentanyl overdose death case (2/26/2020)
(North Carolina) -- A federal grand jury sitting in Charlotte returned a criminal bill of indictment on February 20, 2020, charging Shannon White, 42, an enrolled member...
1 Article on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Member of Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians indicted after overdose death (2/24/2020)
(North Carolina) -- A federal grand jury has indicted a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for her part in an overdose death. Shannon White, 42, an enrolled...
1 Article on this Issue

Yakama Nation

article Washington State Patrol could resume patrols on tribal land after four year hiatus (2/23/2020)
(Washington) -- Washington State Patrol could return to regularly patrolling the 75 miles of state highways as early as April. In an agreement between Yakama Nation and...
1 Article on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article 12 arrested in Bibb County gambling bust (2/22/2020)
(Georgia) -- With the help of SWAT, Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit and the Sheriff Response Team arrested a dozen people in a gambling...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Citizen group requests CRDA funding for more Atlantic City police officers (2/21/2020)
(Atlantic City) -- The Citizens Advisory Board has requested funding from the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority for additional full-time police officers.
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Foxwoods

article Where Is He Now: Michael Hoover, R.I. connection to McDonald’s Monopoly scandal (2/20/2020)
(USA) -- You don’t have to look hard in HBO’s new “McMillions” documentary about the rigged scheme behind McDonald’s Monopoly promotional...
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Other News

article Sheriff seizes gambling equipment from Salisbury fish arcade (4/1/2020)
(North Carolina) -- On Wednesday, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the FishZilla Arcade, 1812 East Innes Street in Salisbury....
article Sioux Falls police say they arrested a man who lit toilet paper on fire inside a casino and then punched a man over the weekend. (3/23/2020)
(South Dakota) -- Sioux Falls police say they arrested a man who lit toilet paper on fire inside a casino and then punched a man over the weekend.Dustin Wade Buffalo,...
article Salisbury fish arcade was illegal gambling casino says Rowan sheriff’s office (3/19/2020)
(North Carolina) -- One day after raiding the Lucky Duck Cafe, a fish arcade located on South Main Street, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday said the...
article ACT prison officers' drawing of Aboriginal inmate 'racist and hurtful' (3/12/2020)
(Australia) -- A “deeply racist and hateful” picture drawn by prison officers has left an Aboriginal inmate traumatised and forced a public apology from the...
article Delaware County District Attorney's Office Gets $250K Grant (3/12/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Delaware County District Attorney's Office is getting a funding boost thanks to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Officials announced...
article Law enforcement community mourns death of Maynor, longtime officer (3/11/2020)
(North Carolina) -- The law enforcement community is mourning the loss of longtime officer and instructor Jimmy Maynor, who died unexpectedly Tuesday. Maynor, 70, died...
article Revisions to VPSO laws gain support from Native groups, though some parts remain controversial (3/10/2020)
(Alaska) -- A bill that would substantially reform the state’s Village Public Safety Officer Program received public testimony Tuesday from various Native leaders...
article Bill could allow students to wear ‘culturally significant’ items at graduations (3/10/2020)
(Arizona) -- tate lawmakers are looking to let students wear items of “cultural significance’’ to their graduation ceremonies. But the question of what...
article Report showing disproportionate traffic stops by Washington State Patrol prompts renewed call for study (3/9/2020)
(Washington) -- Revelations that Washington State Patrol troopers are searching people of color at rates much higher than whites have prompted the Washington House of...
article Driving While Indian: Washington considers study to monitor racial bias by state patrol (3/8/2020)
(Washington) -- Revelations that Washington State Patrol troopers are searching people of color at rates much higher than whites have prompted the Washington House of...
article Influx of 4,500 workers raises fears of violence against women in B.C.'s northwest (3/6/2020)
(British Columbia) -- LNG Canada is bringing prosperity to Kitimat. But it's also put strain on the community and brought up a common fear that "man camps...
article How he did it: A reporter reveals more than 70 Alaskan communities have no local police (3/6/2020)
(Alaska) -- In Alaska, the state with the highest rate of sexual violence in America, Anchorage Daily News reporter Kyle Hopkins discovered more than 70 far-flung...
article Parents on 400km walk for missing son stopped by police, say they were mistaken for protesters (3/6/2020)
(Manitoba) -- A mother and father walking Manitoba highways to raise awareness about their missing son say they were stopped Tuesday night by the RCMP after being...
article Indigenous ceremony tries to right the wrong caused by handcuffing of Heiltsuk man and granddaughter (3/5/2020)
(British Columbia) -- Angela Sterritt was invited to witness to a ceremony aimed at healing the damage created when an Indigenous grandfather and his 12-year-old...
article Funding to bolster Blood Tribe Police Service (3/4/2020)
(Alberta) -- Justice Minister and Solicitor General Doug Schweitzer announced in Standoff on Tuesday the province will be contributing $480,000 toward the Blood Tribe...
article ACLU sues State Police after they said an officer used excessive force on Native American man (3/3/2020)
(New Mexico) -- The American Civil Liberties Union is suing New Mexico State Police after they said an officer used excessive force and targeted a Native American man....
article Police Cracking Down On Illegal Gambling Machines (3/2/2020)
(South Dakota) -- You may have seen them popping up in bars, restaurants, and convenient stores—but authorities are now cracking down on video gambling machines....
article Native American Dispatcher Says Rape Claim Was Ignored By Nome Police (2/28/2020)
(Alaska) -- A former police dispatcher in the small Alaska town of Nome is suing the city, claiming her police department colleagues did nothing after she reported a...
article Police raid illegal gambling house in Santa Ana and take 6 into custody (2/27/2020)
(California) -- Santa Ana police detained six people before dawn Thursday at a house that authorities said was being operated as an illegal gambling operation. Police...
article Utah lawmaker, police looking to crack down on ‘fringe’ gambling (2/27/2020)
(Utah) -- A Utah lawmaker wants to crack down on what she and law enforcement officials say are illegal gaming machines popping up in convenience stores and other shops...

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