Control rooms  |  2023-08-02

NEC Software Solutions UK Completes Acquisition of SSS Public Safety (SSS) to Enhance Public Safety Service Delivery

Source: NEC Software Solutions
Curated by: Gert Jan Wolf - Editor-in Chief for The Critical Communications Review

The acquisition of SSS Public Safety Ltd, strengthens NEC’s portfolio of cutting-edge technology and support services used by the police and other emergency services.

NEC Software Solutions’ (NECSWS) has today announced the completion of its acquisition of SSS Public Safety Ltd (formerly Capita SSS Ltd), strengthening its portfolio of cutting-edge technology and support services used by the police and other emergency services.  

NECSWS provides innovative software and services to UK police forces and law enforcement organisations across the world.   From investigations to forensics, traffic enforcement to biometrics, its solutions enable police forces to refocus resources to where they are needed most and provide key intelligence to improve decision making on the frontline.   

 SSS delivers software solutions that are proven to support operational transformation and improve the service delivered to the public through some of the largest and most complex agencies in police, fire, ambulance, and other public safety agencies, such as highways and coastguard across 15 countries and 5 continents. 

Steve Ainsworth, executive director for public safety at NECSWS, said: “The sector’s commitment to tackle the growing complexities of criminality, nurture public trust and confidence and ensure citizens have safe places to live and work are at the heart of effective policing and public safety agencies including fire, ambulance, highway and coastguard.  

“Having SSS under the banner of NECSWS provides public safety organisations with a complete suite of IT solutions that can be used to deliver real time actionable insights to improve incident reporting & response, investigation and resolution to crime to keep communities safe. We’re very excited about working together to deliver this next phase in NECSWS’ journey in supporting key emergency services.”  

Paul Eggleton, managing director at SSS, who joins NECSWS said: “This partnership represents a strategic alignment of the values held by both of our organisations and we are eager to harness the respective strengths of the technology and services available to the police and emergency services to make a lasting impact across the sector.” 

Tina Whitley, CEO of NECSWS, said: “In bringing these teams of people together, we have strengthened our offerings and we will jointly continue to invest in our quality solutions and be the world-leaders in developing state-of-the-art technology and services for the public safety sector.”