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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.

  Latest News


SEARCH Welcomes Director of Software and Data Engineering

SEARCH is pleased to welcome Mr. Bala Esakkinathan, who joined our staff as Director of the Software and Data Engineering Program on May 11, 2020.


SEARCH Plays Key Role in City of St. Louis’ Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

On May 14, the City of St. Louis, Missouri, announced that it formalized its Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) this week when Mayor Lyda Krewson executed an Intergovernmental Cooperative Agreement on behalf of the City of St. Louis, including all its essential justice agencies.


SEARCH Releases Guides on Increasing Zoom Security

The Coronavirus pandemic has dramatically increased our personal and business reliance on a variety of apps, cloud services and other resources to support work-at-home and distance learning needs.