Robinson Rancheria, county finalize law enforcement agreement
The Robinson Rancheria finalized a law enforcement agreement with Lake County, California.

The tribe's police officers are federally commissioned. They will be able to enforce federal law, and some state laws, against all people on the reservation.

The agreement allows the tribal officers to submit reports directly to the county prosecutor. The officers will able to testify in state court.

"As a result of this agreement, those who are arrested by federally commissioned police officers for breaking the law on the reservation will be prosecuted the same way as any other offender in Lake County and the victims of those crimes will be provided the same representation," tribal police chief Dave Mendoza told The Lake County News.

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