The Justice Advisory Board has the following purposes:

1.  Develop short-term and long-term goals to improve the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

2.  Identify and analyze justice system issues.

3.  Develop and assist others in implementing recommendations and plans for justice system improvement.

4.  Provide for a clearinghouse of justice system information to coordinate with data resource agencies and assist others in the use of justice system data.

Duties of the Board can be found in Iowa Code section 216A.133