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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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High-Tech Crime Investigations

Networks Child Exploitation
Social Media Mobile Devices IRC
Volatile Data Legal Issues

Criminal History Records

Auditing Practices Compact Council
Firearms Background Checks
Disposition Reporting
Repository Quality Assurance
Surveys of State Systems

Justice Information

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

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  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

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Sept 18-20, 2018 Online Investigations: Tools, Tips & Techniques

  Latest Posts


SEARCH Welcomes New Members from Alabama and Rhode Island

SEARCH is pleased to welcome two new gubernatorial appointees to our Membership Group, representing the States of Alabama and Rhode Island.


SEARCH 2018 Annual Meeting: Busy and Impactful

SEARCH successfully wrapped up three days of discussions, presentations, workshops and information briefings at its 2018 Annual Meeting, held July 24–26, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Washington, DC.


New Chair Leads Board of Directors Following Annual Elections

SEARCH welcomed a new Chair to its Board of Directors following elections during SEARCH’s Annual Membership Group Meeting, held July 24–26, 2018, in Washington, D.C.