Oglala Sioux Tribal Police Department Grows

May 20, 2019

In The Moment ... May 20, 2019 Show 579 Hour 2

Brianna Weston & Bob Ecoffey

The Oglala Sioux Tribe recently sent its largest class ever to the U.S. Indian Police Academy located at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in New Mexico. Nine new officers are ready for service. The tribe now has more than 50 officers on the roster.

Bob Ecoffey is the Oglala Sioux Tribal Police Chief. He has served as a U.S. Marshall and has served the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, DC. He discusses his growing department and how officers are trained to protect and serve.