Delaware Code Title 6. Commerce and Trade § 2204. Right to file a police report regarding identity theft

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(a) A person who knows or reasonably believes that the person has been the victim of identity theft may contact the police agency that has jurisdiction over that person's actual residence, which shall take a police report of the matter, and provide the complainant with a copy of that report.  Notwithstanding the fact that jurisdiction may lie elsewhere for investigation and prosecution of a crime of identity theft, the local law-enforcement agency shall take the complaint and provide the complainant with a copy of the complaint and may refer the complaint to a law-enforcement agency in that different jurisdiction.

(b) Nothing in this section interferes with the discretion of a police department to allocate resources for investigations of crimes.  A complaint filed under this section is not required to be counted as an open case for purposes such as compiling open case statistics.

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