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“Protecting Our Tribal Communities: Responding to Drugs, Violent Crime, and Public Corruption” Meeting to be held in Porcupine on September 28

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a half-day meeting addressing drugs, violent crime, and public corruption in Indian country will be held in Porcupine, South Dakota, on Thursday September 28, 2017. The event is hosted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Oglala Sioux Tribe, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The event will feature presentations by the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Department of Interior on addressing public corruption in Indian country, FBI and BIA officials speaking about methamphetamine and the pervasiveness of the problem, and a segment on re-entry programs and services.

The event will be held at the Elderly Building in Porcupine, located at 123 Porcupine. The conference will run from 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm. The public is welcome and a free evening meal will be served.

Please see the attached flyer for a complete list of speakers and topics.


Updated September 19, 2017

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