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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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  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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Jul 25-27, 2017 2017 SEARCH Annual Membership Group Meeting

  Latest Posts


Dana Gotz is Newest SEARCH Member Representing Minnesota

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton appointed Ms. Dana Gotz to serve as the state’s representative on the SEARCH Membership Group, effective July 19, 2017.


Latest Criminal History Auditing Webinar Focuses on Contributing Agency Training

One of SEARCH’s core mission areas is to work to improve the quality, accuracy, timeliness, and availability of criminal history record information (CHRI). In support of this mission, our Law and Policy team oversaw the preparation and release of a new webinar.


SEARCH and NCSC Re-Launch Free Online Training on the Global Reference Architecture

The Global Reference Architecture (GRA) is a framework and set of standards that makes it easier, faster, and more affordable for justice and public safety practitioners to design effective information sharing solutions.