North Dakota Highway Patrol

  • North Dakota Dismantles #NoDAPL Oceti Camp

    February 24, 2017
    Cannon Ball, ND – The water protector camp that for months formed a beachhead against Dakota Access Pipeline construction was destroyed midday Thursday, February 23rd. A combination of law enforcement and military units forced aside the last inhabitants so the remaining structures could be demolished,…...
  • Nebraska Supplied State Troopers, Surveillance Aircraft to North Dakota Under EMAC

    December 8, 2016
    Morton County, ND – Documents acquired through a series of public records requests shine light on ongoing out-of-state law enforcement assistance to the Morton County Sheriff and the state of North Dakota in their militarized police operations to protect construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.…...
  • As DAPL Construction Advances, Water Protectors Continue Direct Action

    October 20, 2016
    IA, RI, ND – As construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) continues, water protectors are regularly engaging in direct actions in attempts to halt the progress of the pipeline. Simultaneously, during the week of October 17th, solidarity actions have been held in several states…...
  • Emails Show North Dakota Budget Bureaucracy Behind #NoDAPL Policing

    October 14, 2016
    Bismarck, ND – Emails acquired by Unicorn Riot via public records request to the North Dakota Office of Budget and Management allow a small glimpse into the behind-the-scenes working of the state government around the date of a permitted protest rally against the Dakota Access…...
  • Caravan of Water Protectors Stops Work at DAPL Site

    September 28, 2016
    North Dakota – On Tuesday, September 27, a contingent of over 100 water protectors from the Red Warrior, Oceti Sakowin, and Sacred Stone camps entered a Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) work site to stop construction and conduct prayer ceremonies. Video posted to Facebook by the…...
  • North Dakota Highway Patrol Refuses to Release Emails with Energy Transfer Partners

    September 8, 2016
    In the course of our reporting on resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline, Unicorn Riot has filed several public records requests to local, state, and federal agencies involved in policing protest and approving the pipeline. We believe public records are an important part of robust…...