Tri-S Security Awarded Two Contracts Valued at $5,000,000 from the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense

ATLANTA , May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tri-S Security Corp. (Nasdaq: TRIS), has announced that Paragon Systems, a subsidiary of Tri-S, has recently been awarded two new contracts. Total value of the contracts is estimated at approximately...


ATLANTA , May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tri-S Security Corp. (Nasdaq: TRIS), has announced that Paragon Systems, a subsidiary of Tri-S, has recently been awarded two new contracts. Total value of the contracts is estimated at approximately $5,000,000. Terms of the contracts are for 5 years and will average about $1 million per year. Because of the nature of the work, specific details cannot be disclosed except to say they are with the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense.

According to Ronald G. Farrell , CEO of Tri-Security, "This work once again shows the government's confidence and belief in the quality and performance of Paragon Systems. These contracts were not part of our pipeline of bids and therefore a bonus we did not expect. Both contracts have already started and results will be seen immediately."

About Tri-S Security Corporation

Based in Atlanta, GA , Tri-S Security Corp. (Nasdaq: TRIS - News) is a provider of security services and equipment for government and private entities spanning a wide range of industries. The government sector is serviced through its wholly-owned subsidiary Paragon Systems and the private sector through its subsidiary Cornwall Group. Security services include uniformed guards, electronic monitoring systems, personnel protection, access control, crowd control and the prevention of sabotage, terrorist and criminal activities. As a leading aggregator of elite security companies, Tri-S Security is designed to build a strong enterprise in which to service a unique customer base that ensures America's safety at home and work. Tri-S Security assumes responsibility for the marketing, infrastructure and overall operational performance for its subsidiaries. Tri-S Security's management leverages highly trained government officers, experienced industry leaders, proven financial executives and infrastructure experts to consolidate the fragmented security industry into one efficient and effective security force.

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