Police Protection in CT Increases: Tribes Can Now Arrest Non-Natives

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On Friday, August 1, 27 members of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police received the power to arrest non-Natives on tribal land. “Up until now they could only hold and detain non-tribal members until the state police could come and make the arrest,” William Satti, director of public affairs for the Mashantucket Pequot Nation, said at a swearing-in ceremony heralding the event...

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Rose, Christina. "Police Protection in CT Increases: Tribes Can Now Arrest Non-Natives." USET. August 5, 2014. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/police-protection-in-ct-increases-tribes-can-now-arrest-non-natives), accessed June 3, 2024)

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