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Major expansion of Tribal access to national crime information database announced


Last updated 11/24/2018 at 4:29pm


Tara Sweeney, the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs, poses with Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke at Department of the Interior headquarters in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D. C.-The Department of Interior and the Department of Justice have announced a dramatic expansion of the Justice Department's Tribal Access Program (TAP) for the National Crime Information Center, which is the federal government's key program that provides tribes with access to the national crime information databases.

The Department of the Interior (DOI) will fund the installation of TAP Kiosks at three locations where the Bureau of Indian Affairs-Office of Indian Services (BIA-OIS) will deliver direct social services and DOI aims to expand TAP access at all 28 BIA-Office of J...

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