Sheriffs ask Trump for federal help with Dakota Access pipeline protesters
The Washington Post
February 8, 2017

“When top members of the National Sheriffs’ Association met with President Trump in the White House on Tuesday morning, one of their chief requests was for federal help dealing with demonstrators at the Dakota Access pipeline site in North Dakota.

“Protesters have been camped there since April, and local law enforcement feels stymied by the protesters’ ability to retreat to reservations — federal land where police and sheriff’s deputies have no jurisdiction, Sheriff Paul Laney of Cass County, N.D., told reporters Tuesday night.”

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