SEARCH welcomes two new governor appointees to its Membership Group.
On January 26-28, SEARCH Members, Staff, and stakeholders from federal, state and local agencies and national organizations met in San Diego, California, for SEARCH’s 2016 Winter Membership Group Meeting. The agenda covered a range of technical, operational and policy issues affecting justice information sharing.
Major Jennie M. Temple, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED), has joined the SEARCH Board of Directors.
Governor Chris Christie appointed Major Brandon Gray to serve as New Jersey’s representative on the SEARCH Membership Group, effective November 19, 2015.
SEARCH’s 2016 Winter Membership Meeting begins two weeks from today in San Diego, California, and will run through January 28. Registration is still open for those planning to attend who have not yet registered.
Ms. Rose Smoot joined SEARCH as Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) on November 12, 2015.
SEARCH organized and hosted an October 21 informational briefing on Capitol Hill that focused on the key role information sharing plays in effective criminal justice reform— a top priority currently for lawmakers at all levels of government in the United States.
At its latest meeting, held October 2, 2015, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) board of directors set the stage for moving forward with the final request for proposals (RFP) for the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).
SEARCH has released the results of a recent informal survey of its Membership Group to gauge the practices of different states in conducting background checks of drivers for transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft.
SEARCH has published a new document in its Technical Brief series: “The Value of Using Intermediaries in a Service-Oriented Architecture.”
Co-author, Public Domain Drug Court Software: Functions and Utility
Author, Supporting the Drug Court Process: What You Need to Know for Effective Decisionmaking and Program Evaluation
Contributor, Report of the National Focus Group on Identity Theft Victimization and Criminal Record Repository Operations
Contributor, Report of the National Focus Group on the Criminal Record Backgrounding of America
Co-author: Complete Criminal Histories—A Key Measure of Integration Success
Co-author, DNA Forensics: Expanding Uses and Information Sharing
Co-author, Guide to Conducting Privacy Impact Assessments for State and Local Information Sharing Initiatives
Co-author, Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
Organizer/Moderator: National conference, “Beyond the Technology: The Law & Policy Implications of Biometric Use,” 2002
Organizer/Moderator: national Criminal History Operations Workshop, 2004, 2006
Organizer/Moderator: Workshop on Expanding Access to Criminal History Information and Improving Criminal Record Backgrounding, 2007
Organizer/Moderator: National Instant Criminal Background Check System Improvement Amendments Act Conference, 2009
Presenter, National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council, 2010–2014
Presenter, FBI CJIS Advisory Policy Board, 2012–2014
FBI CJIS Identification Services Coordinating Group Criminal Justice Rap Back Committee
National Crime Prevention and Privacy Compact Council Rap Back Task Force
FBI CJIS Division Disposition Reporting Task Force
FBI CMIS Advisory Policy Board Warrants Task Force
Joint Task Force on the Design and Utilization of an Interstate Criminal History Record
FBI work Group on the Implementation of the Brady Law
FBI National Fingerprint File Pilot Project Evaluation Group
National Focus Group on the Retention of Civil Fingerprints by Criminal Record Repositories
National Focus Group on Emergency Housing and Criminal Record Checks: The Hurricane Katrina Experience
National Task Force on Increasing the Utility of the Criminal History Record
Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative: Privacy and Information Quality Working Group, and Privacy and Technology Focus Group