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Environmental Criminology Research
Inc, and InfoTech Enterprises Europe Sign Distributor Agreement
Vancouver, BC, Canada - London, England - May 15th. 2002
Environmental Criminology Research Inc. (ECRI), the leading
supplier of Geographic Profiling software to law enforcements agencies around
the world and InfoTech Enterprises Europe, a specialist software services
provider, today jointly announce the signing of a distributor agreement for
ECRI's innovative desktop geo-profiling software RIGEL Analyst.
Under the terms of this agreement, InfoTech will become the
master distributor of RIGEL AnalystÔ and provide support, training and
consultancy, both directly and through qualified re-sellers to law enforcement
agencies throughout Europe and India.
"We are please to have InfoTech play a key role in the
launching of our new RIGEL Analyst product into the European volume and
property crime investigation market," said Ian Laverty, President of ECRI. "We
believe that our experience in supplying Geographic Profiling systems to law
enforcement agencies combined with Infotech's presence in the European markets
will make for significant growth opportunities for both firms."
Geographic Profiling is a technique that identifies the
most probable search areas for a serial offender's residence based upon crime
site locations. Trained Geographic Profilers use RIGEL ProfilerÔ in
violent serial crime investigations (sexual assault, homicide), whilst Crime
and Intelligence Analysts use RIGEL AnalystÔ for their local non-violent
serial crime investigations (Break and Enter, Auto theft, Arson).
"ECRI's Rigel AnalystÔ product is a welcome addition
to our rapidly expanding Crime and Disorder Consultancy practice offerings",
said Spencer Chainey, Head of Consultancy Services for InfoTech. "When combined
with our advanced training programs, InfoTech will be able to offer police
analysts leading edge computer based investigative tools. Geographic Profiling
has proven itself at the national level, RIGEL Analyst will do the same at the
About Environmental Criminology Research Inc.
ECRI is a privately held software company providing products
and services to law enforcement agencies around the world. It is headquartered
in Vancouver, Canada. It's website is: www.ecricanada.com.
For further information contact: Philip MacLaren, ECRI ,
Suite 212 - 1807 Martime Mews, Granville Island, Vancouver V6H 3W7 Tel: (+1)
604 - 718-2060 email: PhilipM@ecricanada.com
About InfoTech Enterprises Europe
Europe is a leading provider of GIS, e-solutions and engineering services,
based in London and Manchester with associate offices across Europe, North
America, Asia and with a worldwide partner network. InfoTech Enterprises Europe
is able to offer both onshore and offshore services and development whilst
providing committed onshore responsibility and management.
For further information contact: Freyja Ellis Marketing
Manager InfoTech Enterprises Europe Holborn Hall, 100 Gray's Inn Road London
WC1X 8AL Email: firstname.lastname@example.org