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LexisNexis Risk Solutions Selected as Washington D.C. Police Foundation Public Safety Business Partner of the Year

Award presented for helping to make Washington, D.C. a safer place

6/29/2015

WASHINGTON, DC — LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, part of RELX Group, announced today that it has been selected as the Washington D.C. Police Foundation’s Public Safety Business Partner of the Year.  The award, which was presented by Cathy Lanier, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) during the Washington D.C. Police Foundation awards ceremony on June 25, recognizes LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ support in helping to keep the National Capital Region safe.

“This award is especially significant to LexisNexis Risk Solutions as Washington, D.C. is the home base for our government operations,” said Haywood J. Talcove, chief executive officer, Government, LexisNexis Risk Solutions.  “The MPD is one of the most talented police forces in the country and we are proud to support them in their mission of keeping our community safe.  We thank the Washington D.C. Police Foundation and Chief Lanier for the recognition.”

The Public Safety Business Partner of the Year award was given for LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ continued support of, and collaboration with, the MPD and the Washington D.C. Police Foundation in the pursuit of public safety.  LexisNexis Risk Solutionssupported the Junior Cadet holiday giving, teacher wish list initiative, Youth Creating Change program and Full Court Press event at the Verizon Center.  Throughout the year, LexisNexis Risk Solutions has been instrumental in supporting efforts to make the Nation’s Capital a safer place to live, work and visit.  LexisNexis Risk Solutions has been supporting the MPD for over 10 years.  Through the company’s advanced data analytics, data fusion and linking capabilities, LexisNexis Risk Solutions provides MPD a platform to enhance their crime investigation and anticipation activities.  

For 10 years, the Washington D.C. Police Foundation has honored the brave men and women of the MPD during the annual Law Enforcement Awards ceremony.  This year’s program recognized employees who have greatly influenced change through the use of “Community-Oriented Policing.”  The Washington D.C. Police Foundation has a mission of bringing together business, professional, civic and nonprofit organizations and individual citizens to promote public safety by providing financial and in-kind resources to the Chief of Police and the MPD.  

About LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. We provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare and government. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX Group (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. RELX is a FTSE 100 company and is based in London. For more information, please visit www.risk.lexisnexis.com and www.relx.com.

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