(20 ILCS 2645/10)
    Sec. 10. Duties of the Department. The Department may:
    (a) Provide a uniform reporting format for the entry of pertinent information regarding the report of an arrested senior citizen victimizer into the Senior Citizen Victimizer Database Terminal;
    (b) Notify all law enforcement agencies that reports of arrested senior citizen victimizers shall be entered into the database as soon as the minimum level of data of information specified by the Department is available to the reporting agency, and that no waiting period for the entry of that data exists;
    (c) Compile and maintain a data repository relating to senior citizen victimizers in order to gather information regarding the various modus operandi used to victimize senior citizens, groups that tend to routinely target senior citizens, areas of the State that senior citizen victimizers tend to frequent, and the type of persons senior citizen victimizers routinely target;
    (d) Develop and improve techniques used by law enforcement agencies and prosecutors in the investigation, apprehension, and prosecution of senior citizen victimizers;
    (e) Locate all law enforcement agencies that could, in the opinion of the Director, benefit from access to the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database, and notify them of its existence; and
    (f) Cooperate with all law enforcement agencies wishing to gain access to the Statewide Senior Citizen Victimizer Database system, and to facilitate their entry into the system and to their continued maintenance of access to it.
(Source: P.A. 92-246, eff. 1-1-02.)