INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY – According to the department’s press release, the Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Regional Outreach Program, allows departments from various levels of government, including federal, state and tribal, to collaborate and share resources used to address the Missing and Murdered Indigenous peoples cases across the country. The regional outreach program dedicated five assistant U.S. Attorneys alongside five MMIP coordinators to help ensure issues within the crisis will be communicated directly with the U.S. Attorneys offices. Vanessa Waldref, the United States attorney for the district of Eastern Washington said this program is designed to operate by offering tailored services to each specific region.
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