The chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians wants tribe members to receive state law enforcement training so that they can patrol the reservation instead of Riverside County sheriff's deputies, whom the tribe has clashed with in recent months, according to City News Service.
Chairman Robert Salgado Sr. told a news service reporter during a break in a public forum Monday night that he planned to send eight tribal security officers to qualify for California Police Officer Standards and Training certification, a requirement for deputies, police and other law enforcement officers.
The forum was called to discuss a federal law that gives local law enforcement agencies the authority over a number of tribes
EXCELLENT idea. A well-trained force is necessary for security. Hopefully, they will learn how NOT to get shot at by tribal members.
Pechanga's well trained force were able to kick little children out of the tribal school after their parent was disenrolled. They were also able to protect the adults who were threatening the mother of some of the children. The tribal rangers also protected a former council members who ran onto the reservation like a punk-assed bitch, after committing battery on another member