In Arizona, tribal police officers, like those in the Salt River Police Department, can and will pull you over and potentially arrest you for criminal charges and submit charges against you in the county courts.
The Salt River Indian Community is located adjacent to Mesa, Tempe, and Scottsdale, and parts of several Arizona freeways run through their jurisdiction.
Salt River Police Department officers can and do conduct DUI enforcement in those areas, and typically file their cases in the West Mesa Justice Court. Those arrested by the Salt River Police Department can also be cited for other non-DUI crimes, depending on the nature of the stop and what happened. Frequent types of cases that arise from the Salt River Police Department can include Aggravated and non-Aggravated DUI; Possession of Dangerous Drugs; Possession of Narcotic Drugs; Possession of Marijuana; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia; Resisting Arrest; and Assault.
If you have been arrested or cited for any crime by the Salt River Police Department, it’s important that you contact attorneys with experience in handling those cases that are filed by the Salt River Police Department. The attorneys at Rosenstein Law Group have defended countless cases involving the Salt River Police Department, especially in the area of State Route 101 that goes through the reservation where they tend to concentrate. They are knowledgeable and experienced in interviewing the officers of the Salt River Police Department and in attacking them using their own policies and procedures to get their clients the best possible results.