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County looks at fugitives in Indian Country


RAPID CITY – During the 2nd Session of the 115th Congress, Representative Kristi Noem introduced a bill to amend Title 18 of the United States Code.

This amendment would penalize the unlawful flight to avoid prosecution into and from Indian Country, which brings up a very sensitive subject in South Dakota. Tribal leaders defend their sovereign rights while victims and families of victims continue to seek justice as the perpetrators wonder freely on the streets of nine reservations in South Dakota.


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