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Review selected DOJ publications related to programs and practices; research and statistics; and grants and funding for tribes.

Read more about prior consultation sessions DOJ has held with tribes, including the dates, locations, agendas, and presentations in these sessions.

Find links to additional resources and websites for tribes.

The Office of Tribal Justice hosts a very comprehensive list of resources for Native Americans.

The SMART Office has developed tools, resources, and guidance to assist tribal jurisdictions in their implementation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act. For more information, please go the Indian Country section of the SMART Office website.

Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2015, Bureau of Justice Statistics

Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2015, Bureau of Justice Statistics

This report describes BJS's work to collect and improve data on crime and justice in Indian country, as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act, 2010.

It summarizes BJS's efforts in 2015 to:

  • field a survey on the capabilities and caseloads of tribal court systems
  • develop a survey of all state and local law enforcement agencies and prosecutors' offices serving Indian country
  • study the handling of American Indian and Alaska Native juvenile and adult criminal cases in the federal justice system
  • enhance current funding programs to support tribal participation in regional and national criminal justice databases.

The report also summarizes tribal eligibility for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) awards from 2008 to 2015, and presents statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program on offenses reported by tribal law enforcement agencies from 2008 to 2013.

Report Summary

Full Report

Updated April 7, 2023