Native officials in Montana warily welcome feds' reservation crime push


Last year, Margaret Campbell was among the Montana lawmakers who worked hard to highlight the problem of violent crime on the state's Indian reservations. "There's an extreme amount of violence, especially against women and children, here in Indian Country," the Fort Peck lawmaker said. And so she was pleased to learn on Monday that the U.S. Department of Justice was ramping up enforcement efforts on reservations nationwide, adding 47 new prosecutors and FBI personnel to handle such crimes.