Maine Revised Statutes

§6210. Law enforcement on Indian reservations and within Indian territory

1. Exclusive authority of tribal law enforcement officers.  Law enforcement officers appointed by the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation have exclusive authority to enforce, within their respective Indian territories, ordinances adopted under section 6206 and section 6207, subsection 1, and to enforce, on their respective Indian reservations, the criminal, juvenile, civil and domestic relations laws over which the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation have jurisdiction under section 6209-A, subsection 1 and section 6209-B, subsection 1, respectively.
[ 1995, c. 388, §7 (AMD); 1995, c. 388, §8 (AFF) .]
2. Joint authority of tribal and state law enforcement officers.  Law enforcement officers appointed by the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation have the authority within their respective Indian territories and state and county law enforcement officers have the authority within both Indian territories to enforce rules or regulations adopted by the commission under section 6207, subsection 3 and to enforce all laws of the State other than those over which the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation has exclusive jurisdiction under section 6209-A, subsection 1 and section 6209-B, subsection 1, respectively.
[ 1995, c. 388, §7 (AMD); 1995, c. 388, §8 (AFF) .]
3. Agreements for cooperation and mutual aid.  This section does not prevent the Passamaquoddy Tribe or the Penobscot Nation and any state, county or local law enforcement agency from entering into agreements for cooperation and mutual aid.
[ 1995, c. 388, §7 (AMD); 1995, c. 388, §8 (AFF) .]
4. Powers and training requirements.  Law enforcement officers appointed by the Passamaquoddy Tribe and the Penobscot Nation possess the same powers and are subject to the same duties, limitations and training requirements as other corresponding law enforcement officers under the laws of the State.
[ 1995, c. 388, §7 (AMD); 1995, c. 388, §8 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1979, c. 732, §§1,31 (NEW). 1983, c. 498, §1 (AMD). 1995, c. 388, §7 (AMD). 1995, c. 388, §8 (AFF).

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