Content provided by the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Indian Law Enforcement
OF INDIAN AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act, Public Law 93-638,
as amended, 25 U.S.C. 450 et seq.; Indian Law Enforcement Reform
Act, Public Law 101-379, 25 U.S.C. 2801.
provide funds to Indian Tribal Governments to operate police departments
and detention facilities.
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AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
may be used for salaries and related expenses of criminal investigators,
uniformed officers, detention officers, radio dispatchers, and administrative
Eligibility: Federally Recognized Indian Tribal
Governments exercising Federal criminal law enforcement authority
over crimes under the Major Crimes Act (18 U.S.C. 1153) and other
Federal statutes on their reservations and operating a Law Enforcement
AND AWARD PROCESS:
Eligibility: Federally Recognized Indian Tribal
Initial application must be accompanied by an authorizing resolution
of the governing body of the Indian tribe.
Coordination: An informal conference with Bureau
of Indian Affairs field representative or district commander is
recommended. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Procedure: Initial applications must contain
the information specified in 25 CFR Part 900, Subpart C, "Contract
Proposal Contents." Completed applications should be submitted
to the local Bureau of Indian Affairs field or district office
listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Procedure: The dollar value of the awards
depends upon the amount that had been previously prioritized by
the individual Indian tribe through participation in the Bureau
of Indian Affairs' budget formulation process and upon identified
of Approval/Disapproval Time: Applications
will be processed within 90 days.
An unsuccessful applicant may request an informal conference with
the deciding official, or may appeal the denial of the application
to the Interior Board of Indian Appeals, or may bring suit in
U.S. District Court. Full appeal procedures are found in 25 CFR
Awards may be renewed indefinitely upon satisfactory performance
by the contractor/grantee. A notice of intent to renew should
be submitted at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the current
award. The amount of the award may be adjusted as a result of
individual tribal priorities established in the budget formulation
and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
and Time Phasing of Assistance: Awards are
made on an annual basis and the funds remain available until expended
by the contractor/grantee. Payments may be made in advance or
by way of reimbursement. The timing of the payments will be negotiated
with the Indian tribe.
Financial status reports, SF 269A, are required. Program accomplishment
reporting requirements will be negotiated with the Self- Determination
For awards made under this program grantees/contractors are responsible
for obtaining audits in accordance with the Single Audit Act Amendments
of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501 et. seq.).
Financial records must be retained for 3 years from the date of
submission of the single audit report. Procurement records must
be retained for 3 years from the date of final payment. Property
records must be retained for 3 years from the date of disposition,
replacement, or transfer. Records pertaining to any litigation,
audit exceptions or claims must be retained until the dispute
has been resolved.
(Total Amount of Awards) FY 01 $100,024,000; FY 02 est $94,976,400;
and FY 03 est $95,393,400.
and Average of Financial Assistance:
$20,000 to $20,000,000; Average: $200,000.
On an annual basis, approximately 200 tribes provide law enforcement
and police protection on their reservations. Thirty-two detention
facilities are operated by tribal governments.
GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
25 CFR Part 900; OMB Circular A-87, "Cost Principles for State,
Local, and Indian Tribal Governments;" 25 CFR Parts 10 and 11; Indian
Affairs Manual, Chapter 40, "Law Enforcement and Detention"; and
Detention and Law Enforcement Handbooks.
or Local Office: Applications may be filed with
the local Bureau of Indian Affairs' law enforcement field or district
office as listed in Appendix IV of the Catalog.
Deputy Director, Law Enforcement Services, Bureau of Indian Affairs, 1849 C Street NW, MS 2429 MIB, Washington, District of Columbia 20240 Phone: (202) 208-5787.
Web Site Address:
OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS:
Applicants meeting the requirements of 25 CFR Part 900 who exercise
criminal law enforcement authority over crimes under the Major Crimes
Act (18 U.S.C. 1153) and other Federal statutes and who currently
operate a Law Enforcement Services program will be selected. Additional
funding provided under the Initiative will be distributed on the
basis of need.