Presents information on the characteristics of tribally operated law enforcement agencies in the United States, including personnel, services, and functions. These selected findings include a special section on crime in Indian country. Agency data are taken from the 2000 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies.
- Tribally operated agencies employed 3,462 full-time personnel, including 2,303 sworn (67%) and 1,159 nonsworn (33%).
- A majority of tribally operated agencies provided court security (56%) and search and rescue operations (53%).
- Thirty-seven percent of tribally operated agencies had at least one full-time sworn school resource officer.