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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


Indiana State Police Major Joins SEARCH Membership

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Indiana State Police Major Larry D. Jenkins to serve as his state’s representative to the SEARCH Membership Group.


New Jersey State Police Major Joins SEARCH Membership

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has appointed Major Denman B. Powers of the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) to the SEARCH Membership Group.


New Members, Vice Chair Join SEARCH Board After July 2020 Elections

SEARCH welcomes a new Vice Chair and two new Members to its Board of Directors following elections held during SEARCH’s 2020 Annual Membership Group Meeting. At the virtual meeting on July 21, five other Members were re-elected to the SEARCH Board in positions that include SEARCH Chair, State Director, and At-Large Director.