1. The bureau shall cooperate with and assist the criminal bureau of the department
of justice at Washington, D.C., and similar departments in other states in establishing
and carrying on a complete system of criminal identification.
2. The bureau shall cooperate with and assist all judges, state's attorneys, sheriffs,
chiefs of police, and all other law enforcement officers of this or any other state
and of the federal government in establishing such system of criminal identification.
3. The bureau is the state central repository for the collection, maintenance, and
dissemination of criminal history record information.
4. The bureau shall assist the sheriffs and other peace officers in establishing a
system for the apprehension of criminals and detection of crime.
5. When called upon by any state's attorney, sheriff, police officer, marshal, or
other peace officers, the superintendent, chief of the bureau, and their investigators
may assist, aid, and cooperate in the investigation, apprehension, arrest, detention,
and conviction of all persons believed to be guilty of committing any felony within
6. The bureau shall perform such other duties in the investigation, detection, apprehension,
prosecution, or suppression of crimes as may be assigned by the attorney general in
the performance of the attorney general's duties.
7. The bureau shall provide assistance from time to time in conducting police schools
for training peace officers in their powers and duties, and in the use of approved
methods for detection, identification, and apprehension of criminals and require attendance
at such police schools.
8. The bureau shall perform the inspection and enforcement duties for the attorney
general's licensing department.
9. The bureau shall detect and apprehend persons illegally possessing or disposing
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