Indian Affairs | District VI

District VI

Jimmy Gibson is the Special Agent In Charge for District VI. Mr. Gibson attended Oklahoma City University where he majored in Business Administration. Gibson served as a Correctional Service Office with Arizona State Prison-Yuma (ASP-Y) as well as the Wildland Fire Crew and the ASP-Y Tactical Support Unit. Mr. Gibson served as a Police Officer for the Ute Mountain Ute Agency, Lieutenant for the BIA-OLES District II, Special Agent assigned to the BIA Division of Drug Enforcement Unit. Mr. Gibson has worked in Indian Country as a Police officer, Special Agent, Training Instructor, Drug Investigator, Administrative Officer, and Acting-Special Agent in Charge.

District VI is responsible for Indian Country federal law enforcement and tribal law enforcement oversight from the State of Maine, south to Florida, then west to Louisiana. This office provides support and law enforcement assistance to 26 federally-recognized Indian tribes in the Eastern Region, located in 11 states and 14 judicial districts. There are currently 16 tribal law enforcement programs in District VI. The District VI office provides technical assistance and contract oversight to the 16 PL 93-638 contract tribal programs in the Eastern Region. Law enforcement issues that impact the delivery of services are funding, drug interdiction, personnel, emergency response, and equipment.