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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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SEARCH Offers Resource for Developing Common Charge Tables

As system interoperability grows, it is important for justice stakeholders to share charge information in order to improve the overall accuracy of the respective data systems involved in the justice process.


Massachusetts Member Curtis Wood, Champion of Public Safety and Information Sharing, to Receive 2016 Cooper Award

Mr. Curtis Wood will be the 2016 recipient of the Gary R. Cooper Meritorious Service Award, SEARCH’s top Membership honor. The SEARCH Board of Directors made the selection at its meeting in January, held in conjunction with our 2016 Winter Meeting.


Owen Greenspan, National Criminal History Record Authority and Advocate of Improved Data Quality, to Receive SEARCH’s Top Practitioner Honor for 2016

Mr. Owen M. Greenspan, whose career in law enforcement, criminal history records management, and policymaking spanned 50 years and who is known as a national authority for “all things criminal history,” will receive SEARCH’s 2016 O.J. Hawkins Award for Innovative Leadership and Outstanding Contributions in Criminal Justice Information Systems, Policy and Statistics.