Terms Used In Iowa Code 692.22
- Department: means the department of public safety. See Iowa Code 692.1
Criminal or juvenile justice agencies, as defined in section 692.1, shall collect and maintain information on incidents involving stalking, as defined in section 708.11, and shall provide the information to the department of public safety in the manner prescribed by the department of public safety.
The department of public safety may compile statistics and issue reports on stalking in Iowa, provided individual identifying details of the stalking are deleted. The statistics and reports may include nonidentifying information on the personal characteristics of perpetrators and victims. The department of public safety may request the cooperation of the department of justice in compiling the statistics and issuing the reports. The department of public safety may provide nonidentifying information on individual incidents of stalking to persons conducting bona fide research, including but not limited to personnel of the department of justice.