TREXPO West invites OnTarget readers to attend its conference and EXPO, March 31–April 2, 2009, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.
TREXPO (Tactical Response Expo) West is the leading first response conference and exhibition of tactical equipment, technology, and services for law enforcement, military, security, corrections, and federal agencies, The entire conference program is targeted to the needs of professionals with responsibilities for tactical operations (SWAT, high-risk extreme threat operations, military special operations, and high-risk security).
Commencing on Tuesday, March 31, TREXPO West offers several new and exciting tracks of instruction including Command Leadership, High Risk Security, Executive & VIP Training, Officer Survival, and Warrior Science. These will complement the existing and ever popular Close Quarters Defensive Tactics, Terrorism, Tactical Operations, and Tactical Medicine programs.
Also new to TREXPO West, an exclusive Gangs Panel that will give attendees access to real career gang experts who have worked in the field for many years. Southern California-based gangs are responsible for a majority of the crime and violence in our inner cities. This panel on Tuesday, March 31 from 1700-1900 hours will discuss what's really happening with these gangs. The discussion will be facilitated by Emmy Award Winner and FOX 11 Los Angeles' Investigative Reporter, Chris Blatchford.
On Wednesday, April 1 from 1000-1100 hours, previous TREXPO instructor and host of Discovery Channel's show "FutureWeapons" Richard "Mack" Machowicz brings his motivational message "Not Dead Can't Quit" to TREXPO West, as the first keynote presenter.
The second keynote presentation, "A Brief History of Radical Islam," by 11-year veteran of the Long Beach (Calif.) Police Department Detective Ebrahim Ashabi will take place Thursday, April 2 from 0900-1200 hours.
On Wednesday and Thursday, the market's leading exhibitors will present cutting-edge technology and equipment on the show floor with many new products being shown for the first time! Attendees will be able to try out the latest weaponry at a special day of shooting on Friday at the Long Beach (Calif.) Police Pistol Range. The keynote sessions, the exhibit hall and Range Day are free to all attendees.
Please visit www.TREXPO.com or call (800) 576-8788 for more information.