What does TLOA do?

What does TLOA do?

The purpose of the TLOA is to ensure that justice, safety, education, youth, and alcohol and substance misuse prevention and treatment issues relevant to Indian Country remain the subject of consistent focus for the federal government.

Does the Law apply to tribes?

Yes. As U.S. citizens, American Indians and Alaska Natives are generally subject to federal, state, and local laws. On federal Indian reservations, however, only federal and tribal laws apply to members of the tribe, unless Congress provides otherwise.

What does the TLOA do for Native youth?

As part of TLOA implementation, the Native Youth Educational Services Workgroup compiles educational programs and resources to support awareness, prevention, and treatment for Native youth.

How are tta resources used in tribal courts?

TTA resources are available to assist tribal communities with the developing, implementing, enhancing, and continuing the operation of tribal judicial systems. The TTA services in the area of tribal courts enables tribal courts to plan, implement, and enhance court services and programs that meet the unique needs of their respective communities.

How does TTA help victims of domestic violence?

TTA resources are available to assist tribal communities with efforts to reduce violence against women and administer justice for and strengthen services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

What are the training and technical assistance programs?

The training and technical assistance programs are dedicated to improving the knowledge, skills, capability, capacity, and leadership potential of our nation’s criminal justice professionals and systems. The cornerstone of NCJTC’s philosophy is reliance on community partnerships to develop strategies targeted to meet community challenges and needs.

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