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Donald Trump

article Did a Mafia poker game trigger the wiretapping of Trump Tower? (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- The FBI has admitted that they have indeed wire tapped Trump Tower – but their target was not its bombastic billionaire owner. The bureau said that...
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Navajo Nation

article Death of tribal officer highlights dangers to policing vast Navajo Nation (3/18/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The first time Houston Largo faced deadly gunfire as a Navajo police officer, he and other tribal police had swarmed a patch of desert near the Chuska...
article Largo was ‘an excellent officer’ (3/17/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The procession honoring the fallen Navajo police officer, Houston James Largo, began in Albuquerque on Tuesday as five or six police units followed the...
article Fallen Navajo officer called fearless, hilarious at service (3/16/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Since he was a young boy, Houston James Largo had dreams of one day wearing a uniform and a badge and helping communities on the nation's largest...
article Praise for a heroic Navajo lawman (3/16/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Even as a young boy, Houston James Largo had dreams of one day wearing a uniform and a badge and helping communities on the nation’s largest...
article Flags to be lowered for fallen tribal officer (3/13/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is ordering flags to fly at half-staff in honor of a Navajo Nation police officer who died after being shot by someone he...
article Navajo Nation officer died after encountering 2 people (3/13/2017)
(New Mexico) -- A tribal police officer shot dead over the weekend in a remote community on the nation's largest American Indian reservation died after he...
article Navajo police officer fatally shot (3/13/2017)
(New Mexico) -- A Navajo police officer died Sunday afternoon of a gunshot wound he received Saturday night while responding to a domestic disturbance in Casamero Lake,...
article FBI: Navajo Nation officer shot responding to call has died (3/12/2017)
(New Mexico) -- A police officer from the largest U.S. Indian reservation died after being shot early Sunday while responding to a domestic violence call in western New...
article Women officers big part of Shiprock district (2/21/2017)
(New Mexico) -- After preparing her vehicle, Navajo Nation police Sgt. Shirley Sanisya was ready to patrol the parking lots, streets and neighborhoods of this town....
article Wanted: More female officers on Navajo (2/19/2017)
(Arizona) -- Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco wants to encourage more women to join the police department. He said his department employs 48 women and 183...
article FBI: Man dead, no officers hurt in tribal police shooting (2/11/2017)
(New Mexico) -- The FBI says one man is dead and no officers were injured in a shooting involving tribal police on the Navajo Nation in northwestern New Mexico.
article Navajo Nation Vice President Nez Promotes Collaboration at 2017 Navajo Nation Public Safety Summit (2/1/2017)
(Arizona) -- Navajo Nation Vice President Jonathan Nez provided opening remarks at the 2017 Navajo Nation Public Safety Summit, which was held at Twin Arrows Navajo...
12 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article US taxpayers might be on the hook for pipeline protest costs (3/16/2017)
(North Dakota) -- North Dakota officials appear poised to go after the U.S. government — and thus U.S. taxpayers — to recoup more than $38 million in state...
article Lawsuit Reveals Harassment DAPL Protesters Sent Sheriff (3/4/2017)
(North Dakota) -- From the beginning, the activists protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline resisted police presence. For months they claimed–often very loudly...
article Police Catalogue Brutal Threats DAPL Protestors Made to Officers, Families (3/2/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Lawyers defending law enforcement officers who were policing protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota compiled nearly 40 pages of violent...
article State Patrol troopers in North Dakota not wearing name tags (2/27/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The 17 Wisconsin State Patrol officers sent to North Dakota last week to help disperse an encampment of oil pipeline protesters on federal land are not...
article Law enforcement arrests nine for trespassing (2/22/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Nine pipeline protesters were arrested for trespassing by 5 p.m. Wednesday, following state evacuation orders of the Oceti Sakowin camp. The pipeline...
article Officers surround main Standing Rock camp, preparing for evacuations tomorrow (2/21/2017)
(North Dakota) -- They have the camps surrounded – dozens of North Dakota police and now a small army of National Park Service rangers who are counting down the...
article Police Are Making It Impossible To Use Drones To Document Protests (1/27/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Last November, an aerial drone flown by a member of the resistance camp opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline captured dramatic footage of riot police...
article Standing Rock protests taking a toll on state, police resources (1/27/2017)
(North Dakota) -- While protesters at Standing Rock gear up for another possible round, police hope for a quick end. The months-long ordeal has taken a big toll on the...
article Cass County sheriff says protests haunted him (1/16/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Paul Laney's phone rang on a Saturday while he was relaxing as he watched televised coverage of the summer Olympics. Little did the Cass County...
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...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article CN Tribal Council assisting with police trauma equipment (3/3/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Cherokee Nation District 15 Tribal Councilor Janees Taylor on Wednesday met with officials from the Claremore Police Department, and made a donation of $5,...
article Tribal Council authorizes the donation of vehicles to three law enforcement agencies (2/23/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council unanimously passed three resolutions authorizing the Marshal Service to donate a surplus vehicle to three law...
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Swinomish Tribe

article New Swinomish police chief learning tribal traditions (3/1/2017)
(Washington) -- In his new role as Swinomish police chief, Lou D’Amelio is learning how cultural traditions combine with his job of enforcing the law. “It...
1 Article on this Issue

Public Law 280

article Polson lawmaker introduces, then kills tribal law enforcement bill (2/27/2017)
(Montana) -- In the policymaking sprint of Montana’s every-other-year Legislature, not every bill is destined to pass. Nor are they necessarily intended to, as was...
article County-tribal law enforcement agreement could see changes (2/21/2017)
(Montana) -- A Polson lawmaker is advancing a bill in the Montana Legislature that would obligate the state to cover law enforcement costs for counties prosecuting...
article 'Clean up' bill eliminates fund for reservation law enforcement (1/30/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A proposed bill would eliminate state aid for Native American reservation law enforcement -- that is, if the state were providing aid in the first place....
article Tribes discuss proposed law enforcement change (1/26/2017)
(Montana) -- Lake County’s recent push to withdraw from an agreement to prosecute felony crimes involving tribal members on the Flathead Indian Reservation drew...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Tohono O’odham

article CBP searching for K9 Dunja after he went missing near Papago Farms (2/25/2017)
(Arizona) -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection is searching for Border Patrol K-9 Dunja after he went missing Monday on the Tohono O'odham Nation near Papago Farms.
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Pokagon Band

article Dr. Phil confession leads to guilty plea for trashing Michigan hotel (2/18/2017)
(Michigan) -- A man who trashed a hotel room in southwest Michigan last summer, then talked about it on the Dr. Phil show, pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge of...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Taunton police, fire say unified 911 call center at least year away (2/16/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Police and fire officials told the City Council on Tuesday night that they're working toward the goal of establishing a unified, police and fire...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Bill would enable municipal, tribal police to assist each other (2/14/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Municipalities would be able to enter into mutual-aid agreements with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal police departments under a bill...
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Philippines Gaming

article Dela Rosa declares war on illegal gambling (2/12/2017)
(Philippines) -- The Philippine National Police’s anti-drug campaign “Oplan Double Barrel Alpha” is taking a backseat as the police shift their focus...
article Rody to fire officials who coddle gambling lords (2/12/2017)
(Philippines) -- President Duterte would not hesitate to dismiss or order the filing of cases against officials who protect gambling lords or use his anti-illegal...
article Philippines Government Directing Police to Rid Country of Illegal Gambling (2/5/2017)
(Philippines) -- The Philippines government has been going back and forth on gambling ever since President Rodrigo Duterte took the country’s highest office last...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Private security, police, fire join forces for casino safety (2/6/2017)
(New York) -- Police are beefing up patrols and ramping up traffic enforcement around Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in anticipation of crowds expected to...
article Schenectady police, casino personnel prepare to address traffic, safety concerns (2/6/2017)
(New York) -- Schenectady police and casino personnel are gearing up for what is expected to be a hectic few days at the new Rivers Casino and Resort.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Police seek identity of Horseshoe Casino shooter (2/4/2017)
(Maryland) -- Baltimore Police have just released surveillance video from the shooting that injured two in the Horseshoe Casino garage.
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Land Issues

article Tribe Uneasy About Border Surveillance Plans on Their Land (1/27/2017)
(Arizona) -- Tensions are high on the Tohono O’odham Nation, where Border Patrol has proposed high-tech surveillance towers as part of a sophisticated “...
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Sands Corp.

article Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probe (1/22/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to U.S. authorities to end a more than five-year corrupt practices...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Borgata “Chipgate” Perpetrator Still in Prison Despite Reports of Release (1/21/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Others in the poker media have been reporting that the perpetrator of the Borgata “Chipgate” scandal from 2014, Christian Lusardi, has been...
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Gambling Expansion

article Vietnam to Allow Some Citizens to Gamble During Three-Year Trial (1/21/2017)
(Vietnam) -- Vietnam’s government will allow some citizens to gamble at select casinos during a three-year trial period, according to a new decree. The law, which...
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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Leonard Peltier

article Peltier clemency denied: 40 years later, what does AIM mean to Native American activism? (1/21/2017)
(South Dakota) -- Barack Obama spent his presidency’s final days on a spree of prison commutations, with the last round announced on Thursday. One name was...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Police video leads to SPD firing, officer appeals (1/21/2017)
(Louisiana) -- A Shreveport police corporal is appealing his firing over a controversial 2016 arrest. Kendrick Veals was terminated by Shreveport Police Chief Alan Crump...
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Nebraska Gaming

article Zeilinger Keno accused of concealing $1.28M in illegal bets (1/21/2017)
(Nebraska) -- A southeast Nebraska keno operator is now accused of concealing $1.28 million in illegal bets and committing more than 260 violations of state regulations...
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Crown Ltd

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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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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Other News

article Montana Visitor Killed in Shooting on Las Vegas Strip Bus; Shooter ID’d (3/26/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A man visiting from Montana was shot and killed on a Las Vegas bus before the gunman barricaded himself in the vehicle and shut down the Strip for hours,...
article Bellagio casino went on lock down after attempted break-in (3/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Police are investigating an armed burglary at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The casino went on a temporary lock down just before one o...
article Gunman in shooting on Las Vegas Strip surrenders, police say (3/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas police arrested a man in his 50s Saturday afternoon after he allegedly boarded a two-decker bus on the Strip and began shooting, killing one and...
article Las Vegas casino panic over suspected robber in pig mask (3/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- People fled the Bellagio casino in Las Vegas as a suspected robber wearing a pig mask sparked fears of a shooting. The casino and hotel was put on...
article Las Vegas Strip closed after 1 shot dead, 1 injured (3/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas Metro police said an armed man surrendered after a three-hour standoff on a two-story bus that closed the Vegas Strip on Saturday. Police say...
article The Latest: Pedestrians return to Strip after standoff ends (3/25/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 5 p.m. People are returning to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip after a gunman shot...
article FBI Hot on Heels of Online Gambling Operator: Fled to Asia (3/24/2017)
(California) -- Swedish born Magnus Karlsson, was charged in a RICO case for operating a bookmaking business out of San Diego but also ran the Lucky Lady online casino...
article 'Indigenous voice' added to Thunder Bay police board (3/22/2017)
(Thunder Bay) -- A member of Fort William First Nation, was introduced Tuesday as the new Indigenous Resource Person on the Thunder Bay Police Services Board.
article Tribal deputation revived with Sheriff’s Department (3/21/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Ottawa County Sheriff Jeremy Floyd again addressed Commissioners during their weekly meeting Monday on the topic of reviving a deputation agreement with...
article Muckleshoot mom calls for help but ends up dead. Her tribe wants answers (3/21/2017)
(Washington) -- The young mom texted her boyfriend: “Come and get the girls or call 911. I’m about to shoot myself.” Renee Davis was five months...
article Quebec's Indigenous inquiry to explore 'climate of tension and mistrust' (3/16/2017)
(Quebec) -- The retired judge presiding over a probe into the treatment of Indigenous people in Quebec says he wants find out what led to a "climate of tension and...
article Former Deputy Sheriff with WSOPC scores indicted on extortion charges (3/12/2017)
(Tennessee) -- A federal court has indicted former Shelby County Deputy Sheriff, and World Series of Poker Circuit regular, Jeremy Drewery, 41, on a series of extortion...
article Mi'kmaq woman from Nova Scotia helping educate RCMP on Indigenous issues (3/9/2017)
(Nova Scotia) -- A Mi'kmaq lawyer from Nova Scotia who sits on an advisory panel tasked with building bridges between the RCMP and Indigenous communities says the...
article Former Nunavut Premier asking why report on RCMP being kept secret (3/9/2017)
(Nunavut) -- Nunavut’s former Premier is wondering out loud about a local Nunavut police force to replace the RCMP, following government silence on a report about...
article First Nations students learn how to file complaints against police in Thunder Bay, Ont. (3/7/2017)
(Ontario) -- Miranda Brown says she wanted to know if police officers are always right. ​The 15-year-old from Wapekeka First Nation said it can sometimes feel like that...
article Aboriginal elders team up with officers to build bridges between police and homeless (3/6/2017)
(Ontario) -- Const. Michael Jeffrey isn't afraid to admit it — Toronto Police's previous approach to dealing with homeless Indigenous people in the city...
article Nude survival show features former sheriff's sergeant (3/6/2017)
(California) -- A retired Shasta County Sheriff’s Office sergeant is featured this week on the Discovery Channel’s survival show "Naked and Afraid".
article Suspect in officer-involved shooting near Tachi Palace dies (3/4/2017)
(California) -- The suspect who was shot by a police officer on Indian reservation grounds near Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino is dead, the Kings County Sheriff's...
article Fargo Native American Commission, police look to collaborate (3/2/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Fargo's Native American leaders say the community is reaching a pivotal moment. After a recent misunderstanding at a sweat lodge, the Native...
article Head of Fargo Native American Commission hopes city can learn from sweat lodge incident (2/28/2017)
(North Dakota) -- Last week's arrest of a man lawfully using a sweat lodge here was "super unfortunate," said the chairman of Fargo's Native American...

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