Minnesota SCT Confirms Authority of Tribal Police to Detain and Expel Non-Indians from Rez

Here is the opinion in State v. Thompson:


The court’s syllabus:

When, on the Red Lake Reservation, a non-Indian violates a Minnesota law under circumstances where the non-Indian is subject to the State of Minnesota’s criminal jurisdiction, Red Lake Band police officers are authorized to detain and expel the non-Indian from the Reservation.