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South Dakota Native American reservation expected to declare state of emergency due to rampant crime

Posted on AllSides November 18th, 2023
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Rampant crime has overcome the largest Native American reservation in South Dakota and the federal government has stalled in helping to beef up law enforcement there, according to its tribal leader. Frank Star Comes Out, president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is expected to declare a state of emergency on the Pine Ridge Reservation as gun violence, drug offenses and rapes have become increasingly common on the Pine Ridge Reservation, according to reports. There are only 33 officers and eight investigators responsible for over 100,000 emergency calls a year on...

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