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Announcing the 2019 SEARCH Symposium on Justice Information Technology, Policy and Research

Tuesday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Washington, DC

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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.

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Symposium Workshops Focus on Analysis of Incident-Based Data and Understanding Crime in Context

The 2019 SEARCH Symposium features two important workshops that focus on developing analytic models and research methods for using NIBRS data for better crime analysis at state and local levels, and to better understand crime in context.


2019 SEARCH Symposium Examines Criminal Justice Reform, Sealing, and Expungement Initiatives

The 2019 SEARCH Symposium features workshops that explore these critical developments and highlight current research and evolving resources. Subject matter experts from government, industry, universities, and national organizations will lead the workshop discussions.


Beth Owens to Represent Ohio on SEARCH Membership Group

SEARCH is pleased to welcome a new gubernatorial appointee to our Membership Group, representing the State of Ohio: Ms.Beth Owens, Director of Identification, Bureau of Identification & Investigation, Ohio Attorney General’s Office.