BIA and tribal officers help out at 34th Lakota Nation Invitational
Attendees of the 34th annual Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City, South Dakota, will notice more law enforcement this week.

The Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Oglala Sioux Tribe are sending officers to the popular event. They will be working under an agreement with police in Rapid City.

“Ultimately, it’s beneficial all the way around. We have law enforcement from … all the locations where the teams are coming from,” BIA supervising agent Elmer Four Dance told The Rapid City Journal.

Last year's event was marred by a stabbing outside the doors of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. The assailant is serving a 50-year prison term.

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