Hoeven Announces DOJ Funding to Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians

WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs and a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), through the Office of Justice Programs, has awarded $399,920 to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in Belcourt. This grant will be used to develop and implement safety training programs for law enforcement and criminal justice agency personnel responsible for sex offender registration. 

“This grant will support collaborative efforts to ensure Turtle Mountain’s law enforcement has the training it needs to hold offenders accountable and protect the community against the risk of future crimes,” said Hoeven.