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Understanding and Improving Law Enforcement Practice in DV Cases



This unit will examine the general practices of Indian Country law enforcement responding to domestic violence cases, identify practitioners resources to help law enforcement, and create an action plan to work with law enforcement to implement improvements.

Steven Juneau, President/CEO, National Native Justice Institute
Steven Juneau, President/CEO, National Native Justice Institute


Steven K. Juneau served throughout Indian Country for 30+ years as a police officer, special agent, chief of police, special agent in charge, associate director, chief executive officer, and BIA-OJS Director. As academy director, he led two national law enforcement academies in New Mexico and North Dakota delivering national training, policy, technical assistance, and recruitment. He developed the first command and executive schools for BIA/Tribal supervisors and the Pathfinder certification program for the investigation of missing persons.

As BIA-OJS director he served as commissioner on the Not Invisible Act Commission and was awarded the Department of Interior’s highest award of Distinguished Service for outstanding law enforcement service to Indian Country. Following his retirement, he founded the National Native Justice Institute and serves as President/CEO focused on public safety education, advocacy, and resource solutions to support Tribal sovereignty.

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