Tri-S Security Subsidiary Awarded $220MM Contract from US Social Security

Feb 25, 2008 (08:02 AM EST)

ATLANTA, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- Tri-S Security Corp. subsidiary Paragon Systems today announced that it has been awarded a $220 MM contract from the US Social Security Administration. This contract will run over a ten-year period beginning April 1, 2008. Approximately 500 guards, supervisors and administrative personnel will be allocated to the national headquarters of the US Social Security Administration as well as their national computer center. Both are located in Woodlawn, MD.

Tri-S Security subsidiary Paragon Systems competed with more than 25 other organizations for this contract. Ronald Farrell, President of Tri-S Security, stated, "We are very pleased to be the sole company selected by the US Social Security Administration for this contract. This selection demonstrates the depth and experience of our management team and the high level of service that our company provides."

In January 2008 Tri-S Security subsidiary Paragon Systems also received a contract for $58 million from the State of Georgia to run for a five-year period beginning April 1. These two new contracts will add a total of $287 million in future revenue to the existing revenue base.

About Tri-S Security Corp.

Based in Atlanta, GA, Tri-S Security Corp. 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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