Bergen County Police Department Hosts Counter Terrorism Seminar May 7 With ASIS Northern NJ Chapter and Summit Security Services

MAHWAH, N.J. , April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bergen County Police Department, with co-sponsors the Northern New Jersey Chapter of ASIS International and Summit Security Services, will host an upcoming seminar covering the latest counter terrorism techniques. The Counter Terrorism Seminar will be held on Wednesday, May 7 , 9 a.m. to noon , at the Bergen County Law and Public Safety Institute, 281 Campgaw Road in Mahwah, New Jersey .

Targeted to law enforcement officials and corporate security executives, the seminar will offer a comprehensive briefing on counter surveillance. Topics will include how to recognize and identify hostile surveillance areas and locations; pinpoint surveillance vulnerabilities; recognize surveillance mannerisms; blend into an environment; and how to identify those doing surveillance. Participants also will see a demonstration of the latest technology for window treatments and glazing to protect against possible bomb blasts in an urban environment. Following the seminar will be a tour of the Bergen County Police Academy for ASIS members.

"The seminar will provide vital counter surveillance information for both law enforcement and the corporate security sector," said Thomas Whittles , New Jersey Regional Manager for Summit Security Services and President of the ASIS Northern New Jersey Chapter. "We are very pleased to join with the Bergen County Police Department in hosting this event featuring the latest and most updated counter terrorism techniques."

With more than 33,000 members, ASIS International is an international organization for professionals responsible for security, including managers and directors of security. Founded in 1959, the Northern New Jersey Chapter develops educational programs and materials that focus on both the fundamentals and the most recent advancements in security management. The Chapter has more than 450 members.

For seminar registration information, contact Thomas Whittles at Summit Security Services, 908-686-6940, .

About Summit Security Services

With corporate headquarters in Uniondale, New York , Summit Security Services is a leading provider of security solutions in the New York , New Jersey and Connecticut metropolitan area. Founded in 1976, Summit currently has five regional offices, more than 2500 employees and ranks as one of the largest privately held security companies in the United States . Summit provides physical and electronic security, investigations, background screening, aviation services, security training and seminars to discerning clients in a broad range of industries, including: financial and banking institutions, commercial and residential properties, major media organizations, colleges and universities, airlines, law and accounting firms, luxury hotels and high profile special events. Summit has consistently been rated as the number one provider of Guard and Patrol Services by the Long Island Business News.

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