M&A

LexisNexis deal adds analytics to public safety offering

LexisNexis plans to buy BAIR Analytics in a move to improve the investigative solutions it sells to law enforcement agencies.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed; it is expected to close after regulatory review.

BAIR is located in Atlanta and develops analytics tools, mapping and visualization tools to identify and predict crime patterns, LexisNexis officials said in a statement.

The deal shows LexisNexis’ commitment to public safety, Haywood Talcove, CEO of LexisNexis Special Services, said in the statement.

The company will combine BAIR’s analytical capabilities with LexisNexis’ public records and linking technology to “add context to crime patterns and enhance our ability to identify and locate persons of interest,” Talcove said.

The idea is to help law enforcement officials make better decisions and close cases faster, he said.

“In an era of constrained budgets, analytics are essential to optimize limited resources and increase overall efficiencies,” Talcove said.

BAIR has been in business 20 years. Its software is used by police departments, government agencies and the private sector to promote community-oriented preventative policing, the company said in a statement.

About the Author

Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

Reader Comments

Thu, Jan 8, 2015

BAIR is located in Highlands Ranch, CO, not Atlanta

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • VIDEO: Explore the 2019 M&A Trends

    Editor Nick Wakeman interviews Kevin DeSanto of the investment bank KippsDeSanto about the highlights of their annual M&A survey and trends driving acquisitions in the federal space. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.