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As it turned out, this was a perfect example of the "bad assignment" that resulted in many positive outcomes.

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Native American Reservations Free to Legalize Marijuana

The Justice Department on Thursday told U.S. attorneys not to prevent Native American tribes from growing or selling marijuana on reservations, even in states that ban the practice.

Triple-Murder Montana Suspect Arrested In Wash.

Authorities captured triple-murder suspect Sheldon Bernard Chase, 22, in Spokane, Wash., after a multi-state manhunt on Oct. 5.

Navajo Nation Officer Killed Responding to Domestic Call

A Navajo Nation sergeant died as a result of gunshot wounds suffered while responding to a domestic violence call in the small town of Kaibito, Ariz., south of Page.

Cartel Operators Used Indian Reservation As Smuggling Pass-Through

Acting in coordination with a southwestern Arizona Native American tribe, the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested 27 of 46 suspected members of the Sinaloa drug cartel who smuggled illegals and drugs through reservation land.

Wisconsin Tribal Drug Investigation Adds Two More Convictions

Twenty-four defendants have now been sentenced as a result of this investigation into drug dealing on St. Croix tribal lands.

Indian Reservations on Both U.S. Borders Become Drug Pipelines

The drug gangs take advantage of weak and underfunded tribal police forces and the remoteness of tribal lands, and they find that high unemployment rates and resentment of federal law enforcement agencies make some young Native Americans ready allies.

Oneida Indian Nation Police Department

The Oneida Indian Nation Police Department fields veterans like Capt. Robert L. Ryan, who has worked in law enforcement for 37 years, including 21 years with the Madison County Sheriff's Department-nearly 10 of which were spent as sheriff.