➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
US: Federal government expands criminal database access for Indian tribes
Associated Press – December 22, 2016
Tulalip Chairman Melvin Sheldon Jr. said TAP will empower tribal law enforcement agencies nationwide by giving them the tools they have sought for years to protect their communities. In addition to using the database during firearms purchases, it’s used for background checks when placing children with a foster parent.