Grant to Improve Collection of Sex Offender Info

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By Becky Ogann

DES MOINES - Iowa is receiving more than $250,000 to change how sex offender information is collected and shared.

The federal grant will allow agencies to electronically send sex offender registration information to the Department of Public Safety.

The state will also buy software programs that immediately validate an address someone gives when they register as a sex offender.

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