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ACADEMI Achieves PSC.1 Certification

RESTON, Va., Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ACADEMI, a Constellis company and global provider of training, logistics and program management services, announced today that it has received its certification for Quality of Private Security Company Operations – Requirements for Guidance (ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012). ACADEMI becomes the fourth Constellis company to achieve this distinction, joining Olive Group, Edinburgh International and Triple Canopy as a PSC.1-certified company.

The rigorous PSC.1 standard builds on the historic Montreux Document and the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers (ICoC) and was developed by ASIS International, in conjunction with the American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI). The standard reinforces company controls that ensure respect for human rights and national and international laws, and establishes auditable criteria for managing the quality of private security service providers operating "in conditions where governance and the rule of law have been undermined by conflict or disaster."

"We are excited and honored that ACADEMI has received its PSC.1 certification," said Craig Nixon, CEO of Constellis. "Our employees have always been and will always be committed to the highest standards of quality, compliance, professionalism and ethical behavior. Achieving PSC.1 certification with all Constellis companies not only demonstrates our dedication to transparency, but also contributes to our broader goal of improving accountability among private security service providers worldwide."

ACADEMI's certificate was issued by Intertek Certification Limited, accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to provide ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 certification. The certification is valid through August 24, 2018.

About ACADEMI

ACADEMI, a Constellis company, is a global provider of training with supporting logistics and complex program management services. We design integrated solutions which assist police, military and other national security forces to develop and sustain effective capabilities against evolving threats. Our 7,000-acre flagship training facility, located in Moyock, NC, is the largest private training center in the United States and can train up to 1,500 students per day. We can also administer any of our curriculum at client-based locations worldwide. ACADEMI shares a culture of ethics, integrity and excellence with our clients, our staff, suppliers and the communities in which we have the privilege to work. For more details, please visit www.academi.com.

About Constellis

Constellis Group provides complementary security, training and mission support services to organizations worldwide. Constellis combines the capabilities and experience of ACADEMI, Edinburgh International, Olive Group, Strategic Social and Triple Canopy, with each specializing in specific service lines and client sectors. From complex program management and training to security services, logistics, and planning, we create and sustain a secure operational environment for our customers in the world's most challenging regions. The company employs more than 10,000 of the industry's most experienced and best-trained operators and is headquartered in Reston, Va. For more information, visit www.constellis.com, or join us on LinkedIn and Twitter (@Constellis).

CONTACT: Katy Pultz Communications mediarelations@constellisgroup.com 703-673-5154

Source:Constellis Group