Bridging the Jurisdictional Void: Cross-Deputization Agreements in Indian Country

34 Pages Posted: 20 Dec 2017 Last revised: 16 Aug 2018

Kevin Morrow

Independent

Date Written: December 15, 2017

Abstract

Comment examines cross-deputization agreements in Indian Country, focusing on the relationship between tribes and state and local governments and the impact cross-deputization agreements have on enforcing criminal law in Indian Country. Section I examines the recent rise and evolution in tribal law enforcement powers. Section II briefly addresses the current ability of tribal police to enforce laws off of tribal land and the ability of state police to enforce laws on tribal land. Finally, Section III examines the benefits and issues involved with cross deputization agreements.

Keywords: cross-deputization, indian, agreement, fresh, hot, pursuit

Suggested Citation

Morrow, Kevin, Bridging the Jurisdictional Void: Cross-Deputization Agreements in Indian Country (December 15, 2017). 94 North Dakota L. Rev. __ (2019) (Forthcoming). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3089213 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3089213

Kevin Morrow (Contact Author)

Independent ( email )

Phoenix, AZ

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