Assistant U.S. Attorney/Tribal Liaison David Adams represented the U.S. Attorney’s Office at the Circles of Support and Accountability (COSA) reentry orientation hosted by Kewa Pueblo. Participants included representatives of the National Criminal Justice Training Center and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) of DOJ’s Office of Justice Programs. The purpose of the meeting was to establish an advisory committee that will work on developing a reentry program for Kewa Pueblo. AUSA Adams' participation in the meeting is part of the U.S. Attorney’s continuing commitment to strengthening the Office’s government-to-government relationships with New Mexico’s tribes, and ensure that every viable step is taken to assist tribal members to successfully reintegrate into their communities.
July 12, 2016
May 20, 2016
On May 20, 2016, Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle Nayback, Assistant U.S. Attorney/Tribal Liaison David Adams and Law Enforcement Coordinator Gutierrez met with Isleta Pueblo officials including the Lt. Governor, General Counsel, Chief of Police, Prosecutor, and other law enforcement personnel. The meeting is part of a continued effort to support and improve public safety in our tribal communities. The participants discussed strategies to ensure that every viable federal case is fully...
Updated July 7, 2016
April 22, 2016
Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle Nayback and Assistant U.S. Attorney/Tribal Liaison David Adams presented a training program for the Jemez Pueblo Tribal Police Department. The training was scheduled in response to discussions between the Tribal Liaison and the Chief of Police on improving the law enforcement response to violent crimes in Jemez Pueblo. The entire Police Department participated in the training, which was also attended by Pueblo Governor David Yepa, and the training serves...
Updated July 27, 2016
August 26, 2016
Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle Nayback and Assistant U.S. Attorney/Tribal Liaison David Adams presented training to the Pueblo of Zuni Police Department, Zuni Social Services, Zuni court staff, and the New Beginning Shelter Program serving victims of domestic violence. The training covered jurisdiction, major crimes, the Violence Against Women Act, report writing, and best practices for intimate partner and sexual assault investigations. The training was part of the U.S. Attorney’s...
Updated November 17, 2016
July 8, 2016
Assistant U.S. Attorney/Tribal Liaison David Adams participated in the quarterly meeting of the New Mexico Tribal-State Judicial Consortium which was held at the Bernalillo Metropolitan Court. The Consortium grew out of a subcommittee of the Court Improvement Project on child welfare several years ago and was formally recognized by the New Mexico Supreme Court as one of its advisory committees in 2006. Equal numbers of Tribal and State Judges represent the various Pueblos, Tribes and levels of...
Updated July 14, 2016
Updated July 14, 2016