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2020 SEARCH Winter
Membership Group Meeting

Columbia, South Carolina
Tuesday, January 28 – Thursday, January 30, 2020
Board of Directors Meeting: Monday, January 27, 1–5 pm

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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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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


Bradley Rollo Appointed as Wisconsin’s New SEARCH Member

SEARCH is pleased to welcome a new gubernatorial appointee to our Membership Group, representing the State of Wisconsin: Mr. Bradley Rollo, Deputy Director of the Crime Information Bureau (CIB), Wisconsin Department of Justice.


South Carolina Governor Appoints Capt. Monty Coats to SEARCH Membership

SEARCH is pleased to welcome a new gubernatorial appointee to our Membership Group, representing the State of South Carolina: Captain Charles M. (Monty) Coats Jr., Director of Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS), South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED).


U.S. Rep. Matsui Introduces House Resolution Honoring SEARCH’s 50th Anniversary

On July 18, 2019, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced House Resolution 503 (H.Res. 503), which recognizes and honors the 50th anniversary of SEARCH.