20. Harold Scott

In this episode of Traverse Talks with Sueann Ramella, Nez Perce Tribal police chief Harold Scott talks about his childhood in Lapwai, Idaho and how the racism and disrespect placed on him and his community lead him to a career in law enforcement where he hopes to change the culture of policing. Harold has been in law enforcement since 1983 where he started his career with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, then he worked as the chief of police for the Coeur d’Alene Tribe before taking charge of casino security for the Nez Perce Tribe. Harold became the Nez Perce Tribal police chief in 2016.