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Filed Under: Public Relations
Man accused of scamming elderly arrested at Quapaw casino (07/11)
Tribal authorities apprehend suspect who is accused of stealing $10,000 from elderly women.

Filed Under: California | Litigation
Paskenta Band factions agree to extend order affecting casino (06/25)
Temporary restraining order has been extended to July 8.

Filed Under: California | NIGC
Chairman of Paskenta Band removes armed guards from casino (06/17)
Casino remains in operation despite attempts by rivals to shut it down.

Filed Under: California | NIGC
Rival faction of Paskenta Band tries to shut down tribal casino (06/10)
Effort comes amid National Indian Gaming Commission investigation.

Filed Under: California | Opinion
Editorial: Cooler heads must prevail at Paskenta Band's casino (06/02)
Newspaper hopes Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians can resolve a leadership dispute that's affecting the Rolling Hills Casino.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Comanche Nation wonders why county won't take casino crime (04/14)
The head of law enforcement for the Comanche Nation says local authorities are refusing to prosecute casino crime cases.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Tonto Apache Tribe helps make drug bust in parking lot at casino (04/09)
The Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona helped make a major drug bust in the parking lot of its casino.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Man pleads guilty for robbery in Osage Nation casino parking lot (04/03)
A 19-year-old Oklahoma man pleaded guilty for an armed robbery in the parking lot of a casino owned by the Osage Nation.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Connecticut tribes leave casino doors open to criminals (03/26)
Columnist says Connecticut State Troopers have completely withdrawn from the casinos operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings | Public Relations
Yakama Nation evacuated casino in response to bomb threat (03/19)
The Yakama Nation of Washington reopened its casino on Tuesday after investigating and resolving a bomb threat.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Navajo Nation enters agreement for law enforcement at casino (02/21)
The Navajo Nation has signed a law enforcement agreement affecting its Class III facility in Arizona.

Filed Under: Connecticut
Tribes in Connecticut taking over law enforcement at casinos (02/13)
Tribes in Connecticut are set to take over law enforcement duties at their gaming facilities.

Filed Under: California | Openings and Closings
City police await share of funds for Graton Rancheria casino (11/26)
The city of Petaluma, California, is waiting on law enforcement funds from the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians won't face charges for casino (11/25)
Leaders of the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians won't face charges for a gaming facility that was shut down by Mobile County, Alabama.

Filed Under: Public Relations | Regulation
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe works on casino policing deal (09/13)
The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe is close to deal for policing services at its off-reservation casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Tribal policing at casinos a bad idea in Connecticut (05/15)
Columnist doesn't think the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe should take on more law enforcement responsibilities at their casinos: From the beginning, I've thought Gov. Dannel Malloy's plan to allow tribal police to take over much of...

Filed Under: Connecticut | Legislation
Connecticut tribes looking to increase police services at casinos (03/04)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are supporting a bill that would allow them to increase law enforcement services at their casinos. The Class III gaming compact requires tribes to pay the state for troopers at the...

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: State bows to tribes on law enforcement at casinos (02/27)
"It's a puzzle to me why Gov. Malloy would be so insistent about withdrawing a sizeable portion of the Connecticut State Police presence at the state's two Indian casinos when the tribes are clearly responsible for continuing to pay for...

Filed Under: Regulation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band cuts casino police service contract (02/06)
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi in Michigan has ended a police services agreement at its casino. The tribe agreed to pay Emmett Township for law enforcement services at the FireKeepers Casino. But now that the tribe has started...

Filed Under: Connecticut
State troopers maintain patrols at Mashantucket Tribe casino (01/17)
Connecticut State Police troopers won't reduce patrols at the casino owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation for now. The troopers were due to cut back service on Friday and Saturday nights because the tribe was adding more officers. But...

Filed Under: Connecticut
Connecticut tribes to increase police presence at their casinos (01/09)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are set to increase police presence at their casinos. The tribes have been beefing up their police departments in recent months. Tribal officers will take on greater roles because Connecticut State...

Filed Under: Regulation
Gun Lake Tribe works to expand law enforcement beyond casino (09/06)
The Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, is expanding its police department. The tribe has three officers on duty. They mainly provide service to the Gun Lake Casino but they are also...

Filed Under: Compacts | Public Relations
Sheriff asks Arizona tribes for gaming revenues to buy equipment (07/03)
Arizona is known for controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio but there's another law enforcement official in town who's drawing scrutiny. The Arizona Republic said Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu asked the Tohono O'odham Nation and the Gila River Indian Community for...

Filed Under: Connecticut | Opinion
Column: Doubts about policing of non-Indians at tribal casinos (06/08)
"It is pretty clear that police officers employed by American Indian tribes do not have criminal jurisdiction over non-Indians, according to a 1978 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court known as Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe. Some subsequent rulings have...

Filed Under: Compacts | Connecticut
Mohegan Tribe ready to provide more policing service at casino (06/04)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut said it's ready to provide more law enforcement services at its casino. Under the Class III gaming compact, the state assigns officers to patrol Mohegan Sun. The tribe is negotiating an amendment that would reduce...

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