SEARCH is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Christine M. Shea to the SEARCH Membership Group.
Ms. Shea is Chief Administrator of the Criminal Records Unit in the New Hampshire State Police, Department of Safety. She was appointed March 8, 2023, by New Hampshire Governor Christopher Sununu.
The Criminal Records Unit obtains, stores, and disseminates criminal history record information (CHRI) on all criminal arrests and dispositions of individuals charged with a criminal offense in New Hampshire. The unit maintains the state’s automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS), which receives and processes criminal and applicant fingerprint information for the state’s central CHRI repository and the FBI criminal record database.
Ms. Shea fills a vacancy on the SEARCH Membership Group for the State of New Hampshire. SEARCH Members and staff are pleased to welcome her to the Membership Group.
The SEARCH Membership Group, the governing body of SEARCH, is comprised of one gubernatorial appointee from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the territories, as well as eight at-large appointees selected by SEARCH’s Chair. This national body of state-level professionals is widely representative of the various disciplines within the justice system, and many are responsible for operational decisions and policymaking concerning the management of criminal justice.