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FAQs: Jails in Indian Country

Where can I find a list of federally recognized tribes in the U.S.?
A list of federally recognized tribes in the U.S. is available at http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/bia...  Read More

Where can I find updated information about the National Survey of Tribal Court Systems (NSTCS)?
Updated information about the National Survey of Tribal Court Systems is available at https://w...  Read More

What is the difference between jurisdiction and custody counts?
To have jurisdiction means that an entity has legal authority over a prisoner. To have custody of a ...  Read More

What is the difference between jails and prisons?
Jails are locally-operated, short term facilities that hold inmates awaiting trial or sentencing or ...  Read More


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