Dog handlers with private security hired by the Dakota Access Pipeline were not properly licensed to do security work in North Dakota.
The Morton County Sheriff's Department has concluded an investigation into the events on September 3rd.
Protestors and security clashed at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site.
Injuries were reported from both sides, including bites coming from security dogs.
According to Morton County Captain Jay Gruebele, there were seven security dogs used to keep protestors under control.
He says many security companies have been hired for the Dakota Access Pipeline project.
And there is no way of proving exactly who was doing the work.
The report has been forwarded to the Morton County States Attorney's Office and the ND private Investigators Board for possible charges.
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