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Daily Archives: April 29, 2017

Navajo Police Officers Honored by U.S. Attorney's Office for Contributions to Successful Investigations

Navajo Police Officers Honored by U.S. Attorney’s Office for Contributions to Successful Investigations

By Admin on Apr 2017

ALBUQUERQUE N.M.-Two Navajo Nation police officers were honored on April 27  by the U.S. Attorney’s Office from the District of New Mexico for their outstanding contributions to the successful investigation and prosecution of dangerous criminals. Sergeant Marc Scott of the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety (DPS) was recognized for his efforts in arresting a perpetrator who intentionally drove his vehicle into a Navajo woman.  The case was prosecuted as part of the Tribal Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Pilot Project, which is sponsored by the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women. The Office on Violence Against Women seeks to[...]

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New Tohajiilee EMS Field Office Will Enhance Safety Within the Community

New Tohajiilee EMS Field Office Will Enhance Safety Within the Community

By Admin on Apr 2017

TO’HAJIILEE, N.M.-President Russell Begaye congratulated the community of To’hajiilee on the grand opening of a new emergency medical services (EMS) field office on April 27. “I am really excited to see the new EMS building here in To’hajiilee,” President Begaye said. “I want to congratulate the community for organizing their efforts in developing this project to completion.” Construction of the new EMS field office cost approximately $2.4 million.  The state of New Mexico contributed over $2 million and Navajo Abandoned Mine Lands contributed $400,000.  The Navajo Nation assisted by putting in water lines to the facility beyond financial contributions. The[...]

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