§15-8-2. General powers and duties.
The bureau shall have the power to contract and be contracted with, to recommend cooperative policies for the coordination of the law-enforcement work of county agencies and county officials having law-enforcement duties, in seeking to promote cooperation between all state and local law officers, in securing efficient and effective law enforcement, in eliminating duplication of work, and in promoting economy of operation in such agencies through the central purchase of supplies and equipment for all local law-enforcement agencies. The bureau is authorized to accept contributions from counties but it shall neither solicit nor accept contributions from persons, firms or corporations.