Iowa Budget Report, Dept of Public Safety Budgets, 2016-2017

(2015) Iowa Budget Report, Dept of Public Safety Budgets, 2016-2017. Public Safety, Department of


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The Iowa Department of Public Safety is the state law enforcement agency, created by Iowa Code Chapter 80. It includes the Iowa State Patrol, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, the Iowa State Fire Marshal, the Division of Intelligence, Administrative Services Division, and the Office of the Commissioner. The Department was created on July 1, 1939. The Department works in conjunction with federal, state and local jurisdictions of the criminal justice community to provide for the safety of persons living in, or traveling trough the State of Iowa. The Iowa State Patrol provides for the safety of the motoring public through the enforcement traffic laws, through prevention and education efforts directed at driving behavior and through the operation of the state radio communications system. The Division of Criminal Investigation assists local jurisdictions with the investigation of crimes against persons and crimes against property. DCI is responsible for ensuring the integrity of Iowa's gaming industry through enforcement and regulation as well as providing forensic services to most jurisdictions through the criminalistics laboratory. The primary mission of the Narcotics Enforcement Division is the reduction of supply and demand of illicit controlled substances through specialized enforcement and training. The Division of Intelligence collects, analyzes and disseminates criminal intelligence data and serves as State's Intelligence Fusion Center. The State Fire Marshal's Office conducts fire safety inspections of elder care and day care facilities, as well as the investigation of fires of suspicious origin and explosives cases. The Division of Administrative Services pays all financial claims against the Department, administers the Peace Officers' Retirement System, and licenses all private investigative and private security agencies in Iowa.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Budget, Iowa Budget Report, Detailed Report
Subjects: State government
State government > State finance
ID Code: 24247
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 22 May 2017 16:05
Last Modified: 22 May 2017 16:05