Verisk Analytics, Inc. a leading source of information about risk, announced today the formation of Verisk Crime Analytics.  The division reflects the company’s recent growth in crime analytics as well as the market potential in this area.

As a result of recent product launches and acquisitions, Verisk now owns and operates national crime databases that provide services to the construction, retail, transportation, manufacturing, and insurance industries.  Those databases also support law enforcement operations. The assets of Verisk Crime Analytics include national databases for mobile equipment, cargo theft, organized retail crime, and bank crime incidents.

Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading provider of information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, mortgage, government, and risk management. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records,

Source:  Reuters