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California

Title: Electronic Home Detention Agreement
Parties: Yurok Tribe and Humboldt County
Date enacted/published: March 2012

Description:

This agreement lays out the terms of the Humboldt County Sheriff's agreement to offer an electronic home detention proggram (EHDP) to minimum securty inmates and low-risk offending Yurok tribal members involved in the Humboldt County criminal justice system.  The tribe agrees to provide the infrastructure, equipment and administrative oversight of the program through the Yurok Tribal Court.  Highlights of the agreement:

  • The euipment monitors curfew compliance and alcohol consumption
  • Time spent in the electronic home detention program qualifies as mandatory jail time
  • The County Sheriff has sole discretionary authority to permit program participation
  • Superior court can recommend individuals to participate to the Sherriff
For additional information contact:
Chief Judge Abby Abinanti
Yurok Tribal Court
Klamath Tribal Office
190 Klamath Blvd.
Klamath, CA 95548
Phone: (707) 482-1350
Fax: (707) 482-0415

Washington

Title: Agreement Between Kitsap County and the Skokomish Indian Tribe for the Provision of Juvenile Detention Facilities
Parties: Kitsap County and Skokomish Indian Tribe

Description:

This agreement between the Skokomish and Kitsap County lays out the terms by which the county will make available to the Tribe space in the county Juvenile Detention Facility, when the Manager of the facility determines space is available, for which space the Skokomish Indian Tribe shall reimburse Kitsap County.  Provisions include:

  • Only youths alleged by the tribe or adjudicatd by the tribe shall be referred for custody.
  • Tribe has sole responsibility for determining that youth presented for custody are detainable under Skokomish law. 
  • County bears no responsibility to screen referrals against detention criteria and legal standards
  • Tribe pays a daily rate for tribal youth in detention
  • Tribe pays transportation costs
  • County pays for routine medical, tribe pays for any separate medical (dental, prescriptions, etc.)'
  • Tribe authorizes a limited waiver of sovereign immunity