Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 570
Robbery, Stealing and Related Offenses
Section 570.222

August 28, 2014

Until December 31, 2016--Identity theft--rights of victims--definition--incident reports, discretion of law enforcement not affected.

570.222. 1. Notwithstanding that jurisdiction may lie elsewhere for investigation and prosecution of a crime of identity theft, victims of identity theft have the right to contact the local law enforcement agency where the victim is domiciled and request that an incident report about the identity theft be prepared and filed. The victim may also request from the local law enforcement agency to receive a copy of the incident report. The law enforcement agency may share the incident report with law enforcement agencies located in other jurisdictions.

2. As used in this section, "incident report" means a loss or other similar report prepared and filed by a local law enforcement agency.

3. Nothing in this section shall interfere with the discretion of a local law enforcement agency to allocate resources for investigations of crimes or to provide an incident report as permitted in this section. An incident report prepared and filed under this section shall not be an open case for purposes of compiling open case statistics.

(L. 2008 H.B. 1384 and H.B. 2157)

Transferred 2014; now 595.232; Effective 1-01-17

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