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Membership Interaction

Information and idea generation. Sharing and consensus-building. SEARCH’s strength is our ability to engage justice stakeholders in valuable face-to-face and virtual peer networking.

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Best Practices
& Solutions

Our ability to evolve Member-identified needs from research, to policy and technical solution development, then on to implementation, distinguishes us from other organizations.

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Research &
Information Sharing

SEARCH provides thought leadership to the justice information sharing community by conducting detailed research, analysis and fact finding to explore key justice issues.

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Education & Outreach

SEARCH educates, influences and advocates the states’ issues, ideas and positions to a variety of decision-makers, peers and partners in the justice information sharing community.

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innovative and timely knowledge, information, best practices,
services and solutions for justice information sharing.

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Networks Child Exploitation
Social Media Mobile Devices IRC
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Public Safety & Emergency Communications

COMU/COML Project Management
Governance Statewide Planning
Operational & Tactical Support

Justice Information

Data Modeling GRA NIEM GFIPM
OJBC Enterprise Strategic Planning
Data Architecture Privacy Policy

New SEARCH Career Opportunity: Executive Director

  Government Affairs

Learn how SEARCH supports information sharing for state, local, tribal and Federal justice, public safety and homeland security organizations through our Government Affairs program.

  Upcoming Events

Date Event
June 20-22, 2017 Peer-to-Peer Investigations

  Latest Posts


Fingerprint-processing advances & MCDV: States’ progress in reporting records for firearm-related background checks

SEARCH and the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) collaborated on research bulletins that examine the progress states have made in reporting records for firearm-related background checks.


SEARCH High-Tech Crime Trainers Head to 2017 Conference on Crimes Against Women

The annual Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) is the only national conference devoted to providing investigators, prosecutors, victims’ advocates, and other professionals with the strategies and skills needed to successfully combat the many and varied forms of crimes against women.