SOURCE: Law Enforcement Associates

August 13, 2007 08:17 ET

Law Enforcement Associates to Exhibit at Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VI (FPED VI)

YOUNGSVILLE, NC--(Marketwire - August 13, 2007) - 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 participate at the 2007 Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VI (FPED VI) being held August 14-16 at Stafford Regional Airport in Stafford, VA, and at the Quantico Marine Corps Base in Quantico, VA. The event is the largest of its kind and will feature live demonstrations of commercial off-the-shelf equipment solutions to force protection and physical security challenges.

LEA will demonstrate a range of surveillance and security products, including its Under Vehicle Inspection System (UVIS), an advanced ground-based camera system that has been deployed with government, military and commercial customers worldwide. The company will also exhibit its Smith & Wesson-branded UVIS Swift, a compact and portable version of the UVIS, as well as the Smith & Wesson-branded EDK (Explosive Detection Kit) and the FLIR Flashsight® thermal imaging scope.

LEA has participated in each of the five prior FPEDs, which is held every two years and is sponsored by the Department of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Department of Energy, the National Institute of Justice and the Technical Support Working Group. It is open to civilian and military members of the Department of Defense and to personnel from other Federal departments and agencies, state and local law enforcement, and corrections agencies with an interest in the planning and employment of force protection and physical security. The demonstration was initiated by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as a result of the bombing at Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia on June 25, 1996.

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 www.leacorp.com.

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.

Contact Information

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    Pfeiffer High Investor Relations, Inc.
    Geoff High
    303-393-7044