- Associated Press - Sunday, August 16, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed a law authorizing St. Regis Mohawk tribal police jurisdiction to include the Hogansburg Triangle, adjacent to the reservation in northern New York.

Sponsors say it’s needed so courts won’t dismiss traffic stops and arrests by tribal police officers in that area outside the state-recognized boundaries of the reservation.

The law authorizes the State Police superintendent, who currently certifies tribal officers with state authority on the reservation, to certify them with additional authority to exercise police powers in the triangle.

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