SOURCE: Public Communications Worldwide

Public Communications Worldwide

December 01, 2011 09:05 ET

Public Communications Worldwide Expands Its Client Base With Nixle

Law Enforcement Notification Service Provider Selects PC/W as Agency of Record

GARDEN GROVE, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) - Public Communications Worldwide, a full service public relations firm dedicated to building technology companies globally, is proud to announce that it has been selected as agency of record by Nixle, a leader in civilian messaging applications for local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. The firm will provide strategic public relations services focused on print, broadcast and online media to increase awareness and drive expanded law enforcement agency adoption of Nixle by public safety agencies and the general public.

"Public Communications Worldwide has extensive knowledge of the public safety sector, including a long track record of working with law enforcement agencies, which is exactly what Nixle is looking for in a public relations firm," stated Eric Liu, CEO of Nixle. "We are pleased to be working with them."

More than 4,600 government agencies have adopted Nixle for their means of real-time communications with constituents, and over 660,000 citizens have signed up to take advantage of the services. From August 2010 through July 2011, government agency users sent over 17-million SMS text messages, 43.8-million e-mails and 72,782 Nixle site messages. Communications range from emergency-oriented alerts to routine day-to-day information such as traffic and missing persons reports, safety tips, and news about various agencies.

"Nixle is a unique company that we are fortunate and excited to be working with," said Susan van Barneveld, president of Public Communications Worldwide. "We look forward to implementing strategies to further Nixle adoption by both public safety agencies and residents."

About Nixle
Founded in 2007, Nixle is the leader in trusted notification services for law enforcement and government agencies. More than 4,600 government agencies throughout the United States use Nixle to communicate with residents via SMS mobile text messaging, email, the Web, and mobile applications. Over 660,000 citizens rely upon the system. Nixle is strategically partnered with Nlets to offer the only public messaging service on the International Justice and Public Safety network, a system owned by the fifty states and serving every criminal justice agency in the US and Canada. Nixle is a privately held company based in San Francisco, Calif.

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About Public Communications Worldwide (PC/W)
Public Communications Worldwide offers a portfolio of public relations services that encompass the full scope of client communications needs in the fast-paced 21st century. PC/W's trademark of traditional PR and marketing techniques, coupled with new media and digital initiatives has resulted in numerous awards and measurable business results. The agency's clients include start-ups through Fortune 100 companies. Now in its 53rd year, PC/W services clients globally throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East from its headquarters in California.

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