Law Enforcement Associates to Introduce Multiple Surveillance Products at National Technical Investigators' Association Conferen

YOUNGSVILLE, N.C., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Law Enforcement Associates Corporation (LEA) (Amex: AID), a leading provider of surveillance and security products to the global law enforcement, military, security and corrections markets, today announced it will introduce several new electronic surveillance products at the National Technical Investigators' Association (NATIA) Annual Training Conference and Technology Exhibition. The conference runs July 21 - 27 in Pittsburgh .

Products to be unveiled under the Company's AID-VISION equipment line include:

LEA also will roll out a new series of disguised audio transmitters and recording devices for use in undercover and surveillance operations.

Paul Feldman , president of LEA, said, "Research and development efforts within our AID division have been very active in recent months, as we are working to address the growing demand for advanced video surveillance systems. As a 30-year leader in providing law enforcement with cutting-edge surveillance technologies, LEA is well positioned to capitalize on this emerging opportunity."

LEA and FLIR Systems, a worldwide leader in infrared technology, are presenting jointly at the conference, and will introduce an LEA-branded video surveillance system for use in border security that will incorporate FLIR's forward-looking infrared viewing technology. Additionally, LEA will introduce a video transmission link specifically designed for FLIR infrared handheld viewers.

Feldman said that LEA also is preparing for a full-scale roll out of an advanced video surveillance and alert system that the Company believes will help mitigate a criminal epidemic impacting municipal and private organizations nationwide. "The potential market for this new system is very large, and we are moving aggressively to address the opportunity. We expect this system will be on the market before the end of the third quarter."

About Law Enforcement Associates Corporation (LEA)

LEA is a leading security and surveillance technology company that manufactures and markets a diverse product line to the worldwide law enforcement, military, security and corrections markets. The Company's Audio Intelligence Devices (AID) division has been serving the law enforcement sector for more than 30 years and is one of the most respected names in the surveillance equipment industry. LEA's products are used by a wide variety of government and non-governmental agencies, as well as public and private companies. These include military bases, nuclear facilities, embassies, government installations, oil refineries, and United Nations locations and NATO locations. LEA's products also have been used at high-profile events such as the Summer & Winter Olympics, Super Bowl, U.S. Golf Championship, and the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Its products include the Under Vehicle Inspection System (UVIS), EDK123 (Explosive Detection Kit), Bloodhound GPS Tracking System, Letter-bomb Visualizer Spray, and a wide variety of Audio & Video Surveillance Equipment. Headquartered in Youngsville, N.C., the company has been featured in many industry publications and websites. For more information, please visit


The National Technical Investigators' Association (NATIA) is a non-profit law enforcement education association comprised of over 2,500 law enforcement officers, intelligence officers and support staff who provide technical operations, surveillance activities and scientific support for hundreds of federal, state and local agencies across the United States and abroad. The purpose of NATIA is to further educate, develop skills and promote fellowship between members of law enforcement and the intelligence professionals who support their agencies and departmental activities in dynamic and highly technical areas. For more information, please visit

About the Conference

The only such training and exhibition of its kind, the Annual National Training Conference and Technology Exhibition offers NATIA members specialized training in technical electronic surveillance techniques, procedures, equipment and issues, and showcases over 150 manufacturers and distributors of state-of-the-art surveillance and investigative support products.

Forward-Looking Information:

The statements in this news release contain forward-looking information within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve certain risks, assumptions and uncertainties, including the inability to generate and secure the necessary product sales, or the lack of acceptance of the company's products by its customers. In each case actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements. The company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements even if experience or future changes make it clear that any projected results (expressed or modified) will not be realized.

SOURCE Law Enforcement Associates Corporation