MHA Nation, NDHP Sign Mutual Aid Agreement

(Fort Berthold, ND) -- The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Akira Nation and the North Dakota Highway Patrol have signed a mutual aid agreement for the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.  

The agreement was signed Monday by Tribal Chairman Mark Fox, Governor Doug Burgum, and other officials. The agreement allows whatever law enforcement officer that's available to respond to a call, even outside their normal jurisdiction.  

Fox said the agreement creates "safer communities on the reservation."