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article Crown staff facing another year in Chinese jail (1/15/2017)
(China) -- Hopes of a speedy trial for the 17 Crown Resorts staff who are being detained in China, including head of Crown's international VIP program Jason O'...
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Dakota Access Pipeline

article Bill Would Make It Legal to Run Over Protesters ‘Unintentionally’ (1/15/2017)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota lawmakers recently introduced a bill that’d legalize running over protesters, as long as it’s an accident. Safe to say, it won...
article Police across the country looked at Standing Rock as a sort of law enforcement laboratory (1/12/2017)
(Wyoming) -- One of the tactics used by North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple to try and quell the #NoDAPL protests at Standing Rock was the Emergency Management...
article Infographic: The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, by the numbers (1/11/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Law enforcement officials who have patrolled protests at the Dakota Access Pipeline’s planned crossing of the Missouri River in Morton County...
article Dakota Access protest policing costs exceed $22M (1/10/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The cost of policing the Dakota Access pipeline protests in North Dakota has surpassed $22 million -- an amount that would fund the state Treasury...
article Senator Hoeven Asking for More Help for Officers at DAPL Site (1/9/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Senator Hoeven is encouraging the new director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs to provide more officers to help local authorities clear out the...
article SWAT team called to Dakota Access Pipeline protests, 5 arrested for trespassing (12/28/2016)
(North Dakota) -- SWAT team was called out to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests for the first time in weeks. The Morton County Sheriff's Office says protesters...
article Police barricades still stand between DAPL protesters and emergency services (12/23/2016)
(North Dakota) -- On December 4th, the US Army ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline, planned to run underneath the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s water source, would...
article Police barricades still stand between DAPL protesters and emergency services (12/22/2016)
(North Dakota) -- On December 4th, the US Army ruled that the Dakota Access Pipeline, planned to run underneath the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s water source, would...
article Emails reveal large protest could happen in Wyoming (12/16/2016)
(Wyoming) -- Agency emails from the Wyoming Highway Patrol show that officers believe a situation similar to the protests at the Dakota Access Pipeline could happen in...
article Wyoming patrol considered sending observers to protest (12/16/2016)
(Wyoming) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol considered sending two officers to observe how North Dakota handled a large protest against an oil pipeline construction project...
article Justice Department won't send officers to pipeline protest (12/14/2016)
(North Dakota) -- The federal government won't send 100 federal officers to help police protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in North Dakota as requested...
article N.D. law enforcement officials 'completely and utterly abandoned' by federal government (12/13/2016)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota law enforcement officials say they've been "completely and utterly abandoned" by the federal government in response to the...
article Law Enforcement Officials Warn Obama: Locals May Turn On Anti-Pipeline Protesters (12/12/2016)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota law enforcement officials, who have been dealing with violent anti-pipeline protesters, accused President Obama of willfully ignoring...
article Law officers ask Obama for help policing pipeline protests (12/12/2016)
(North Dakota) -- A dozen law enforcement officials in North Dakota are imploring President Barack Obama in a letter to send federal officers to help local police during...
article Stay or go? Tribe gives conflicting messages to protest camp (12/11/2016)
(North Dakota) -- For protesters fighting the Dakota Access pipeline, the messages from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are confusing: The tribal chairman tells...
article Three arrested Thursday on the Backwater Bridge (12/11/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Three Dakota Access Pipeline protesters were arrested Thursday for allegedly crossing the police barricade at the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806.
article Police Violence Against Native Americans Goes Far Beyond Standing Rock (12/11/2016)
(North Dakota) -- On Nov. 28, a legal collective representing Native Americans opposing the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline filed a lawsuit against two North...
article North Dakota county wants 'Sheriff Kirchmeier' account off Twitter (12/7/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier is no stranger to social media but a Twitter account bearing his name is not authentic, officials said. "The...
article Fargo PD to be reimbursed $448,000 for role at DAPL protest (12/5/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Dozens of city police officers have gone to Morton County to help law enforcement there respond to protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at a...
article Sheriff reduces law enforcement presence on Backwater Bridge (12/5/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Law enforcement officers have left Backwater Bridge on N.D. Highway 1806 near the Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps in an effort to reduce conflict...
article How Did Police From All Over the Country End Up at Standing Rock? (12/4/2016)
(North Dakota) -- When protests at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation began in April, there were only a handful of activists camping out in defiance of the Dakota...
article #NODAPL Contigency Delivers Supplies to Morton County Sheriff’s Department (12/3/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Several days ago the Morton County Sheriff’s Department published a wishlist to the general public via social media requesting items in their...
article North Dakota sheriff scrubs Facebook of incriminating #NoDAPL information (12/2/2016)
(North Dakota) -- For months, Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier has used Facebook as a means to taunt the #NoDAPL movement, often accusing people of committing...
article Dakota Pipeline Protests: 76 Police Agencies Have Visited Standing Rock, ACLU Says (12/1/2016)
(North Dakota) -- “How many law enforcement agencies does it take to subdue a peaceful protest?” That’s the question that the ACLU posed Wednesday when...
article Fargo radio host holds supply drive for law enforcement at pipeline protest (12/1/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Jay Thomas doesn't have much of an office now due to an overflow of donations from the community to support law enforcement at the Dakota Access...
article Governor clarifies evacuation order (11/30/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple sought Wednesday to clarify the mandatory evacuation order he issued earlier this week by saying he doesn’t aim to block...
article Law Enforcement: We Used ‘Great Restraint’ Against Pipeline Protesters (11/30/2016)
(North Dakota) -- The Morton County Sheriff’s Office responded Tuesday that law enforcement showed “great restraint in the face of professional protesters...
article North Dakota officials hope to quell pipeline protests with fines (11/29/2016)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota officials on Tuesday moved to block supplies from reaching oil pipeline protesters at a camp near the construction site, threatening to...
article ‘Excessive military-style force’ used against DAPL protesters, says US Commission on Civil Rights (11/29/2016)
(North Dakota) -- The US Commission on Civil Rights has suspected “disproportionate” use of excessive force and “military-style” equipment by...
article Kirchmeier, Morton County sued for excessive force in protests (11/28/2016)
(North Dakota) -- A National Lawyers Guild group has filed a class action lawsuit against Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier, Morton County and other law enforcement...
article Sheriff on pipeline protests: 'My job is to enforce the law' (11/28/2016)
(North Dakota) -- Don’t look for apologies from the North Dakota sheriff leading the response to the Dakota Access oil pipeline protests, especially for the recent...
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Gambling Expansion

article Vietnamese casino gamblers face wage test: report (1/15/2017)
(Vietnam) -- If Vietnamese are to be allowed to gamble in some of the country’s casinos they will need to earn the equivalent of at least US$440 per month, be aged...
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Pechanga Casino

article Serial Robber Nabbed at Temecula Casino After 10th Heist: Deputies (1/15/2017)
(California) -- A month-long string of armed robberies in and around Murrieta and Temecula has ended with the arrest of a 35-year-old suspect at a casino, sheriffs...
article Temecula Votes to Add 11 Police Officers to City's Force (1/12/2017)
(California) -- Tuesday evening, the Temecula City Council voted unanimously to increase the number of sworn police officers for the City of Temecula by a total of 11...
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Public Smoking

article Public hearing slated for proposed amendments to indoor air ordinance (1/15/2017)
(New Jersey) -- A public hearing has been scheduled concerning proposed amendments to Mercer County’s Clean Indoor Air Ordinance that would prohibit smoking in...
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Fantasy Sports

article Once A Daily Fantasy Sports Opponent, New York AG Schneiderman Defends Law In New Filing (1/14/2017)
(New York) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman defended the legality of a new daily fantasy sports law in a filing this week in a case in front of the County...
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Japan Gaming

article Clash between Japan, U.S. casino moguls throws spotlight on gray zones in FBI bribe probe (1/14/2017)
(USA) -- In April 2015, a sworn statement submitted in a Nevada lawsuit between rival casino moguls Steve Wynn and Japan’s Kazuo Okada contained an unusual...
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Miccosukee Tribe

article Murder case at Miccosukee casino a test for tribal police, state prosecutors (1/14/2017)
(Florida) -- From suicides to overdoses to accidental drownings, the Miccosukee Police Department has investigated more than two dozen deaths over the decades. But the...
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Philippines Gaming

article DOJ to lead task force vs illegal online gaming, STL anomalies (1/14/2017)
(Philippines) -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Sunday said it will lead the task force that would crack down on illegal online gaming casinos and will also go after...
article OP/ED | Allan: The city officials that support gambling (1/8/2017)
(Philippines) -- IN 2009, the city council passed resolution number 121 enjoining the Honorable Mayor Reinaldo A. Bautista Jr to consider denying business permit...
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Public Law 280

article Lake Co. votes to end federal agreement with tribe (1/11/2017)
(Montana) -- A small Montana county hit hard by the loss of $2 million in property tax is firing back. Lake County commissioners voted Wednesday to withdraw their intent...
article Lake County votes its intent to withdraw from federal law in hopes it doesn't have to (1/11/2017)
(Montana) -- Lake County’s commissioners on Wednesday voted unanimously for a resolution of intent to withdraw from federal Public Law 280, which allows for the...
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Hopi Tribe

article Hopi Tribe Wants BIA Action on Jail (1/9/2017)
(Arizona) -- The Hopi Tribe is asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take immediate action on the need for a modular detention center on the reservation. The closure of...
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Video Gaming

article Quebec to start removing video lottery terminals (1/7/2017)
(Quebec) -- Quebec will start removing video lottery terminals (VLT’s), from bars as part of a plan to reorganize their distribution and curtail the number of...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article DA: Sands Bethlehem on its own if it won't pay $10 million host fee (12/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli threatened to cut some of his office's support to the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem if it...
article Pennsylvania DA: Sands Bethlehem on its own if it won’t pay host fee (12/27/2016)
(Pennsylvania) -- Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has been warned that it can’t ignore its Pennsylvania tax obligations and expect state law enforcement officials...
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Narragansett Tribe

article Feds seize documents, computers from Narragansett Indian offices (12/23/2016)
(Rhode Island) -- Federal authorities seized documents and computers from the Narragansett Indian Administration Building Thursday evening and Rhode Island Governor Gina...
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Missing Women Crisis

article Repeated missing persons like 'constantly hitting the reset button' (12/14/2016)
(Saskatoon) -- On a frigid morning in Saskatoon, Det.-Const. Chris Harris stood in the back doorway of an Avenue U home, chatting with its occupants. A 20-year-old woman...
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Oneida Nation

article Oneida Indian Nation Police honored with accreditation (12/12/2016)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation Police have received the top distinction from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) for the seventh...
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Other News

article County can't afford to prosecute reservation felonies (1/15/2017)
(Montana) -- Lake County commissioners say the county can no longer afford to investigate and prosecute felony crimes on the Flathead Indian Reservation. Commissioners...
article Alexander First Nation band members sue leaders for alleged 'illegal' payments (1/15/2017)
(Alberta) -- Three band members of the Alexander First Nation northwest of Edmonton are suing their former chief, a current councillor and a band employee for alleged...
article Anvik tribal government able to rule on low-level village crimes (1/15/2017)
(Alaska) -- In a landmark agreement last week, the Anvik tribal government took on the authority to hand down sentences for low-level crimes committed in the western...
article Casinos must ban Vietnamese without decent income, family approval: draft rules (1/15/2017)
(Vietnam) -- Vietnamese may soon be allowed to enter local casinos, but they will have to pass an income check first. A draft decree aims to finally lift the long-...
article Hardcore cyber gambling operator raided a fifth time (1/15/2017)
(Borneo) -- A stubborn cyber gambling operator was raided again yesterday, despite being raided four times last year, in a 1.15am operation on the outlet at a commercial...
article Taxman cracks down on gaming machines (1/15/2017)
(Kenya) -- Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has immediately stopped the importation of gaming equipment, machines and devices used in betting and gambling. In a notice...
article State agents take down Tampa illegal gambling operation (1/14/2017)
(Florida) -- Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) arrested four people Friday night in connection with a gambling operation. Agents say two...
article TRIBAL LAWMAN: Former Colville Tribal officer recalls huge victory, huge loss (1/13/2017)
(Washington) -- David Finley has proud memories of serving as a Colville tribal police officer and game warden. The 65-year-old Inchelium resident was part of a law...
article Legal or not, about 10 sweepstakes businesses in Alamance (1/8/2017)
(North Carolina) -- A screen lights up with colorful images of characters, shapes and symbols, and sound effects reinforce the player’s results as the icons align...
article San Jose liquor store busted for illegal gambling machine (1/7/2017)
(California) -- Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control agents have discovered an illegal gambling machine at a San Jose liquor store for the second time. San Carlos...
article 5 AML technologies you must understand (1/7/2017)
(USA) -- When the current U.S. anti-money-laundering regime began with enactment of the 1970 Bank Secrecy Act, it had a limited focus. The law had been developed to help...
article Mille Lacs County Board - Tribal police officers deputized as federal agents at opposition from the county (1/5/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Mille Lacs County Board approved during the regular board meeting on Dec. 29 a resolution stating the county does not support the current status of...
article Mille Lacs County Board - Tribal police officers deputized as federal agents at opposition from the county (1/4/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The Mille Lacs County Board approved during the regular board meeting on Dec. 29 a resolution stating the county does not support the current status of...
article Mille Lacs tribal police have badges, guns, and no power (1/4/2017)
(Minnesota) -- Forty-caliber Glock — check. Badge — check. Jeff Schafer leaves a small plastic baggie of what he suspects is heroin on his desk, then walks...
article County considering law enforcement change (1/4/2017)
(Montana) -- Citing significant financial burdens, Lake County is proposing to withdraw from a long-standing agreement to hold criminal jurisdiction over felony crimes...
article Bear Clan's biggest year almost made co-founder James Favel homeless (12/29/2016)
(Manitoba) -- What began as a fight to make his city safer and has morphed into a nationwide success story has almost left Bear Clan Patrol co-founder James Favel...
article Coquille Tribal Police Dept. welcomes Ben, its new drug-hunting K9 (12/20/2016)
(Oregon) -- The newest K9 member of the Coquille Tribal Police Department has joined the staff. Ben is a 16-month-old springer spaniel. He joined the department about...
article Ottawa police officer says he wants to make amends with Inuit (12/19/2016)
(Ottawa) -- Sgt. Chris Hrnchiar may have been dismissed as a racist Ottawa cop for the online comments he made about Aboriginal people after the September death of Annie...
article Aboriginal leaders 'optimistic' Quebec will launch inquiry into police abuse allegations (12/16/2016)
(Quebec) -- After learning that the Crown won’t press charges against the Sûreté du Québec officers who were alleged to have abused aboriginal women in Val-d...
article Police officer under investigation over Facebook comments back at work in Thunder Bay, Ont. (12/16/2016)
(Ontario) -- The suspension is over, but the investigation continues into the conduct of a Thunder Bay police officer who posted offensive comments on Facebook in...

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