Nez Perce Tribal Prosecutor’s Office

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lapwai       208-843-7361 PHONE      208-843-5083 FAX

VISION

To Adequately protect the safety and interests of the Nez Perce Tribal Community through the zealous enforcement of the Nez Perce Tribal Code.

 

GOALS

To vindicate the public's interest in punishing crime without extracting revenge on behalf of individual victims.

 

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES

PROSECUTOR


The Prosecutor is authorized to represent the Tribe in the prosecution of all civil infractions, criminal proceeding and juvenile matters.  This begins with a review of police reports and criminal complaints taken by Law Enforcement to determine if probable cause exists to believe that a crime has been committed in violation of the Nez Perce Tribal Code.

The Prosecutor supervises Juvenile Probation Officer.

PROBATION


The Probation Office monitors both Juvenile Offenders and Adult Offenders, to assure they meet all conditions of their Court Obligations and are held accountable for their actions.

The Probation Department also monitors Community Service hours for both Adult and Juvenile Cases. Community Service is currently in place for work at Boys and Girls Club, Young Horseman's Program, Pow Wow Committees, Housing Authority, Various Tribal Programs. For Community Service questions, please contact Sheryl Pizzadili at 208-621-3621 or Sara Moffett at 208-621-3618.

 

STAFF

  • William Richardson, Tribal Prosecutor

  • Del Rae Kipp, Administrative Specialist

  • Sheryl Pizzadili, Probation Officer

  • Sara Sedgewick, Probation Officer

 

 

 

 



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