Initiative Improves How Sexual-Assault Kits Are Handled

Ashlee Kieler
Communications Specialist-Office of the Attorney General

November 30, 2021

DES MOINES, IOWA - This is not a press release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. It is being shared on behalf of the Iowa Office of the Attorney General as a result of a collaboration on a sexual assault kit initiative. 

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The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) is the largest law enforcement agency in the state. It includes six divisions and several bureaus, all working together with local, state and federal government agencies and the private sector, to keep Iowa a safe place by following our core values: leadership, integrity, professionalism, courtesy, service and protection. Divisions within the Iowa DPS: Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Fire Marshal Division, Iowa Division of Intelligence and Fusion Center, and Administrative Services Division. The Department of Public Safety is led by the Commissioner who is appointed by the Governor.