Through this adaptable curriculum, tribal and non-tribal law enforcement officers will increase their knowledge and capacity to effectively police Public Law 280 (PL280) jurisdictions. Learn More!

What is Public Law 280?

Get to know the history of PL280, learn when tribal, state, and federal governments have jurisdiction, and understand the practical applications of PL280 in your state.

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Community Policing

Learn benefits and challenges to community policing and how to implement key community policing strategies in order to enhance responsiveness to the most challenging and frequently occurring crimes in PL280 jurisdictions.

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Task Force Development

Learn how to establish a task force, garner support for task force development, gather resources, and adapt the task force to overcome environmental and political barriers.

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Sovereignty Through Effective Law Enforcement

Learn about the historical background of tribal governments in order to understand how sovereignty can be used to foster effective law enforcement by building capacity through regulation and tribal law.

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