Ousted Rocky Boy police chief is reinstated


Former Rocky Boy Police Chief Arthur Windy Boy has regained his job.

Windy Boy appealed his firing, which occurred after the Chippewa Cree tribal council asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to investigate the operations of the Rocky Boy Police Department.

The tribal council held a hearing on the appeal Feb. 28, and voted 4-2 to reinstate Windy Boy, council member Tony Belcourt said. Council members Jake Parker and Bruce Sunchild were not present at the hearing, Belcourt said.

Belcourt and John Chance Houle both voted against Windy Boy's reinstatement, Belcourt said.

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