NEWARK, Calif., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ShotSpotter, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSTI), the leader in gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence, is set to join the broad-market Russell 3000® Index at the conclusion of the Russell U.S. Indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on June 25, according to a preliminary list of additions posted on the FTSE Russell website on June 8.

Membership in the U.S. Russell 3000® Index remains in place for one year. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

“Our anticipated addition to the Russell 3000 Index is an important indication that we are effectively driving growth as we continue to expand our product into new cities,” said Ralph Clark, President and CEO of ShotSpotter. “Our inclusion follows several other recent achievements for our company, including record quarterly revenues as well as the addition of 47 net new ‘go-live’ square miles of coverage in the first quarter of 2018. Our focus continues to be on expanding our existing deployments, which will, in turn, make cities safer, generate higher revenues for our business and, ultimately, greater long-term value for our supportive shareholders.”

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For more information on the Russell 3000® Index and the Russell indexes reconstitution, please go to the Russell Reconstitution section of the FTSE Russell website.

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About ShotSpotter Inc.ShotSpotter is the leader in gunshot detection solutions that help law enforcement officials and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence. ShotSpotter is based in Newark, California and offers its solutions on a SaaS-based subscription model.

Company Contact:

Alan Stewart, CFOShotSpotter, Inc. +1 (510) 794-3100 astewart@shotspotter.com

Investor Relations Contacts:

Matt GloverLiolios Group, Inc.+1 (949) 574-3860 matt@liolios.com

JoAnn HorneMarket Street Partners+1 (415) 445-3240 jhorne@marketstreetpartners.com