Sightline Media ownership acquires American Police Beat

Regent, a global private equity firm and the owners of multimedia company Sightline Media Group, announced its acquisition of American Police Beat (APB). Since 1994, APB has been a highly respected publication in the law enforcement profession. The newly acquired company joins the portfolio of Sightline’s media brands which include Military Times and Defense News.

“For over 25 years, APB has been the true voice of the U.S. law enforcement profession, and commands unparalleled influence among the nation’s police officers,” says David Smith, President of Sightline Media Group. “Sightline Media is thrilled to have APB join our family of brands, the leaders in their respective markets.” American Police Beat was represented in the sale process by John McGovern of Grimes, McGovern & Associates.

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