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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Appriss® to Help Law Enforcement Professionals Better Apprehend Criminals 10/22/2010

LexisNexis® Government Solutions enhanced with JusticeXchange® and OffenderNet™ products

New York, NY – LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Appriss®, the technology provider for JusticeXchange®, today announced an enriched suite of investigative tools to help both government and criminal justice agencies better share information and locate offenders. The Appriss solutions will elevate the capabilities of LexisNexis® Government Solutions, which enables government agencies to transform data into mission critical decisions. 

LexisNexis Risk Solutions will integrate access to Appriss' JusticeXchange and OffenderNet™ solutions into its LexisNexis Accurint® for Law Enforcement technology, which is part of LexisNexis Government Solutions. This will help government, law enforcement and criminal justice professionals better locate and apprehend subjects and witnesses so agencies can increase case solvability rates, strengthen prosecutions and reduce overall crime rates.

"This offering will allow the LexisNexis Government Solutions to build on its robust search and analysis capabilities and provide a full suite of investigative solutions for government entities, social services and law enforcement to help further public safety," said Haywood Talcove, chief executive officer, of LexisNexis Special Services Inc. "Appriss' technologies will enable Accurint users to connect nationwide and improve information sharing among law enforcement to help locate offenders, monitor probationers and parolees, and track down wanted people."

Accurint for Law Enforcement is a web-based, law enforcement solution that provides comprehensive search capabilities for investigators to find information on criminals, witnesses, abducted children and other persons of interest. The product enables law enforcement professionals to quickly and intelligently access records, shortening investigation time, freeing up valuable staff and minimizing costs associated with lengthy investigations.

"For more than 15 years, Appriss has built a secure network of offender information to support criminal justice agencies in their efforts to solve crime and locate individuals in an investigation," said Brian Oldham, executive vice president of Appriss. "We are proud of our association with LexisNexis Risk Solutions and support law enforcement's ability to protect the public with state-of-the-art technology."

OffenderNet is a secure, integrated justice database that manages more than 40 million booking records, including warrants, probation and parole records, and data on persons of interest. It also contains more than six million booking photos. JusticeXchange is the portal criminal justice agencies use to access the information. It is currently available in 21 states across the country.

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions is the leader in providing essential information that helps advance industry and society. Building on the legacy of proven LexisNexis® services from the past 35 years, our cutting-edge technology, unique data and advanced scoring analytics provide total solutions that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while upholding high standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis Risk Solutions serves commercial organizations and government agencies and is comprised of several affiliated corporations, each offering premier customer-focused solutions. For more information, visit www.lexisnexis.com/risk/.

About LexisNexis
LexisNexis® (www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting, and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

About LexisNexis Special Services Inc.
LexisNexis Special Services Inc. is a trusted leader in enabling government agencies to transform data into mission-critical decision tools. LexisNexis Special Services Inc (LNSSI) solutions are utilized daily by law enforcement, revenue and social services professionals at the federal and state levels to combat crime and fight fraud, waste and abuse.

About Appriss
Founded in 1994, Appriss is a national leader in providing government agencies at all levels with innovative solutions that help local, state and Federal government agencies serve and protect their citizens. Appriss helps keep communities safe through unique applications and information services, including tracking sex offenders' whereabouts and providing JusticeXchange®, which connects criminal justice agencies nationwide.

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions
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