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Former NYPD Commander Joins T&M Protection Resources as Vice President of Quality Assurance

May 14, 2007

New York, NY — May 14, 2007 — T&M Protection Resources, a leading security, investigative, technology and consulting services firm, has announced the appointment of Rocco De Benedetto as Vice President of its Quality Assurance unit. A former Deputy Inspector with the New York City Police Department, Mr. De Benedetto, 45, has been selected to head T&M’s quality assurance unit, where he will have overall responsibility for quality assurance testing, training and development functions over all T&M business lines and departments.

Mr. De Benedetto joins T&M with an extensive 25 year career in security and law enforcement. Prior to joining T&M, he was the Director of Security at the Securities Industry Automation Corporation (SIAC), where he was tasked with protecting critical infrastructure assets of the New York Stock Exchange Group (NYSEGroup). Additionally, Mr. De Benedetto serves as an Adjunct Professor at Long Island University, School of Business, Public Administration and Information Sciences, where he teaches Graduate level courses on Workplace Safety, Corporate Compliance and other Management related topics.

Mr. De Benedetto began his professional career as a New York City Police Officer, and went on to have a distinguished 20 year career, achieving the rank of Deputy Inspector. His last assignment was serving as the Commanding Officer of Brooklyn’s 84th Precinct, where he was designated the Downtown Brooklyn Incident Commander, and placed in charge of all police operations during and after the events of September 11th, 2001.

“We are thrilled to have Rocco here at T&M”, said Robert S. Tucker, Chairman and CEO. “His accomplishments and experiences during his tenure with the New York City Police Department were outstanding. Combined with his corporate security and academic achievements, Rocco is in a unique position to help T&M provide even greater depth and reliability to our organization’s unique capabilities in our continued mission to provide our growing list of prestigious clients with the highest quality security services. We are certain that the addition of Rocco De Benedetto will strengthen both our company and the companies we serve.”