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Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune

Don’t Call Them a “Sheriff’s Department” Any More

Don’t Call Them a “Sheriff’s Department” Any More

Yesterday I got a press release from the Morton County Sheriff’s Office indicating that they’d like to be called an office now. Not a department. “I know the terms have been used interchangeably in the past, so I wanted to make you aware in order for you to make the appropriate reference to the office

#NoDAPL protesters are prevented from trespassing on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers property by North Dakota Law Enforcement Photo via Morton County

Just 9 Percent of 395 People Arrested in #NoDAPL Protests Are From North Dakota

Per the National Sheriff’s Association, through last Thursday there have been 395 people arrested for their direct participation in unlawful #NoDAPL protests, and 415 arrests overall (some people have been arrested more than once). Those numbers include those arrested during the riot last week, though not the arrests at the stand off with cops along

President Barack Obama smiles with David Archambault II, Standing Rock Sioux tribal leader, after entering the Cannon Ball powwow grounds at the start of the Cannonball Flag Dag Celebration on Friday, June 13, 2014. (Kevin Cederstrom/Forum News Service)

National Sheriff’s Assoc. Alleges Effort to Thwart Federal Assistance in #NoDAPL Protests, Calls for Investigation

As I mentioned in a post yesterday evening I’m hearing some rumblings that we may get some movement this week on a federal response to #NoDAPL protesters camping without a permit on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land. Hopefully that happens, for the sake of the rule of law, and hopefully the protesters leave those