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Justice Department Expands Tribal Police Help, Calling It 'Right Thing To Do'

The Justice and Interior Departments are expanding a program that connects tribal law enforcement with national crime databases. The initiative has helped solve crimes and register sex offenders.

Last year, police in Washington state were chasing a lead about an elder abuse case that quickly took a turn toward the criminal.

Mark Williams, a veteran detective for the Suquamish Police Department, said he'd learned the nickname of a potential suspect in a kidnapping of a man in

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