Ms. Becki Goggins will join SEARCH’s team as Director of Law and Policy on September 15, 2014.
As Director of Law and Policy, Ms. Goggins will oversee SEARCH’s consulting practice in the areas of criminal history records, development of laws and policies concerning the use of justice information and protection of privacy, implementation of evidence-based practices, and the use of technology to improve justice information sharing.
Ms. Goggins has been working recently in the office of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley on a statewide effort to reduce recidivism through improved information exchange between corrections agencies and mental health providers.
The SEARCH Membership Group, at its 2014 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City on July 29, adopted eight policy statements that articulate its core values, express the view of the States on key criminal justice information sharing and management issues, and offer a roadmap for how local, state, and federal governments can achieve progress in these important policy areas.
“In a nearly year-long effort, SEARCH Members strove to identify their most fundamental principles and refine these into single-issue statements,” said Mr.