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Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe Enters Into Deputization Agreement With Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office

June 7, 2018 Kym Kemp

This is a press release from the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.
Sheriff William F. Honsal is pleased to announce that the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office has entered into a deputization agreement with the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe.


This agreement further strengthens the ties between the Blue Lake Rancheria Tribe and the County of Humboldt, allowing for better coverage and efficiency in public safety services within the Rancheria and surrounding areas.


“This agreement has been years in the making and I’m very happy with the outcome,” Sheriff Honsal said. “The deputization of Blue Lake Tribal Police officers is a crucial step forward to providing Humboldt County residents on and off the Rancheria with the public safety services they deserve. The tribal officers, being aware of the unique cultural issues of the Rancheria, will help us better serve the community and increase public safety as a whole.”

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