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Idaho tribe, police sign drug enforcement pact

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho signed an agreement with local law enforcement in hopes of reducing drug trafficking and manufacturing.

Law enforcement officials have seen an increase in methamphetamine use and trafficking on the Fort Hall Reservation as well as an increase in gang activity. The agreement seeks to combat these problems by ensuring cooperation among tribal and local agencies.

The tribe has toughened its own drug laws and is cracking down on gangs.

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Local police, tribes forge agreement (The Idaho State Journal 3/31)

Relevant Links:
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