SOURCE: Law Enforcement Associates

October 09, 2007 09:30 ET

Law Enforcement Associates Receives Multiple Domestic Orders for Under Vehicle Inspection Systems, Including Three Smith & Wesson®-Branded UVIS Swifts

Systems Will Screen Vehicles at Entrance to Facilities of Leading Credit Card Company, U.S. Air Force Facility and Major Federal Governmental Agency

YOUNGSVILLE, NC--(Marketwire - October 9, 2007) - Law Enforcement Associates Corporation (LEA) (AMEX: AID), the largest U.S. developer and manufacturer of undercover surveillance equipment, today announced it has received orders for four of its Under Vehicle Inspection Systems (UVIS) during the past week. Three of the orders are for the Company's portable Smith & Wesson®-branded UVIS Swift, and one is for the Company's larger legacy UVIS.

Two of the Swifts will be used to screen vehicles at a large U.S. Air Force facility, and one will be utilized as part of the overall security infrastructure of an international credit card company headquartered in the United States. The traditional UVIS will be used at the primary offices of a major Federal Government agency.

"We entered into our Smith & Wesson licensing relationship with the primary objective of capturing new U.S.-based market opportunities for our UVIS product offering," said Paul Feldman, president. "We are very encouraged by the momentum we are building with both governmental and private domestic organizations alike."

About Law Enforcement Associates Corporation

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, United Nations and NATO locations. The company enjoys close working relationships with other prominent players in the security and surveillance industry, such as Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ: SWHC), one of the world's largest manufacturers of quality firearms and firearm safety/security products; and FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR), a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of thermal imaging and stabilized camera systems. LEA's products 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

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.

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