News Release
May 16, 2007

DEA New Jersey to Hold Meth Safety Seminar at FDU
One-day Course at Fairleigh Dickinson Campus Designed for First Responders

MAY 16 -- (NEWARK) – Gerard P. McAleer, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division in cooperation with U.S. Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen will be conducting a one-day seminar on methamphetamine safety and awareness for first responders on Monday, June 4, 2007 at Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham. This training program is designed to prepare police officers, firefighters, and EMTs to recognize specialized problems and hazards associated with the production of methamphetamine. Topics which will be covered will include: History and Effects of Methamphetamine, Emerging Trends in Methamphetamine Production, and Clandestine Laboratories Awareness. The objective of the course is to enable the first responder emergency personnel to be able to recognize and identify a methamphetamine or clandestine laboratory while answering a fire, medical, or other emergency call and apply techniques for overall safety.

For more information and registration, please contact the DEA Special Support Unit, Administrative Assistant Ms. Bianca Ruiz @ 973-776-7076 by May 30, 2007.

WHAT: Methamphetamine Safety & Awareness for First Responders

WHERE: Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham; Mansion / Hennessy Hall, 285 Madison Ave., Madison, NJ

WHEN: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; Monday, June 4, 2007

WHO: U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration; U.S. Congressman Rodney P. Frelinghuysen