April 05, 2011 08:00 ET

Manitoba Extends JEMTEC GPS Agreement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 5, 2011) - JEMTEC (TSX VENTURE:JTC) ("JEMTEC" or the "Company") the leading provider of integrated technology systems for community based corrections in Canada, is pleased to report that Manitoba Attorney General, Andrew Swan, announced a one-year extension of the province's electronic monitoring pilot project, a key component of Winnipeg's successful auto theft suppression strategy.

Minister Swan further stated, "Electronic monitoring is one of the tools we have used in a strategy that has helped reduce auto theft by nearly 80% since 2004." The Winnipeg Auto Theft Suppression Strategy was awarded the 2010 Vehicle Theft Award of Merit (International Association of Chiefs of Police) and the 2010 International Association of Chiefs of Police/Motorola Webber Seavey Award for Quality in Law Enforcement.

Eric Caton, President of Jemtec, noted that the Company is proud to be part of this successful and comprehensive theft suppression strategy and sees it as a model for other jurisdictions to pursue.

Established in 1981, JEMTEC holds exclusive rights for a variety of offender community control technologies and is the leading provider of community offender monitoring solutions to Canadian Corrections. The common shares of JEMTEC trade through the facilities of the TSX-Venture Exchange under the symbol JTC. 

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  • JEMTEC Inc.
    Eric Caton
    (877) 929-4559
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