How the Annual IACP Conference Helps: Stopping Domestic Violence in Indian Country

With ingenuity, $25,000 can go a long way. For Sergeant Albert Benally, the deputy sheriff in charge of inspections in the McKinley County, New Mexico, Sheriff’s Department, a $25,000 grant in 1996 from the New Mexico Indian Behavioral Health Council provided the funds to start a domestic violence diversion program in the sheriff’s department in Gallup, New Mexico.