updated 5/18/2011 11:17:36 AM ET 2011-05-18T15:17:36

MONTREAL, May 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Tactical Training Academy (CTTA) (Pink Sheets:CTTG), a leader in the worldwide training of peace and law enforcement officers, is pleased to announce that Ronald E. Myles has been selected to serve as a member of the Board of Advisors for the company.

The Board of Advisors, chosen for their demonstrated interest in and support of the company, are committed industry experts who serve as advocates for the company by promoting its goals, counseling company management, assisting with sales, introducing new initiatives, and publicizing the company. The Board is composed of some of the industry's most renowned training innovators, counter-terrorist experts, and former high-ranking government agents. Mr. Myles will commence an initial one-year term on the board starting on May 11, 2010.

Today Ronald Myles stated, "I am pleased to be part of the CTTA team and look forward to using my expertise to assist the company in a time when the security and well being of free and democratic nations is under threat."

Prior to becoming a member of CTTA's Board of Advisors, Mr. Myles, a graduate of Concordia University,  served in the intelligence community starting with the RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) where he was assigned to the surveillance unit of its Security Service. In the late 1970s Mr. Myles was assigned to the counter-terrorist desk in Montreal as an investigator and then as head of an operational unit. In 1984 the Security Service of the RCMP became, by decree, the Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS). Mr. Myles continued his career with CSIS until his retirement in 1997.

As an investigator, Mr. Myles conducted interviews, recruited and handled informants / collaborators within various ethnic communities; the main objective being to assess the threat posed to the national security by terrorist groups and general espionage. As a unit head, Mr. Myles was responsible for a group of investigators and communications analysts.

Liaison and the exchange of information with other organizations of the intelligence community is a crucial part in determining emerging trends relating to the CSIS mandate whether on the counter-terrorist or the counter-espionage investigations. In this capacity, Mr. Myles represented CSIS in many of the international and national conferences.

Mr. Myles is currently the President of CSJ International Inc., Consultants in Security.

About The Canadian Tactical Training Academy

The Canadian Tactical Training Academy (CTTA) is an organization devoted to the training of law enforcement, security, investigation, protection officers and all those who dedicate themselves to maintaining peace. The Academy also provides tailored security and safety-oriented civilian training at both the individual and corporate levels.

CTTA offers recognized tactical training programs of the highest level, as well as specialized programs for the fields of Intelligence and Investigation, Executive Protection and both Public and Private Security and Safety.

Above and beyond the quality of its training programs, the strength of an academy resides in the competency and capabilities of its instructors. CTTA`s instructors are carefully selected and have proven their superior skills in both the field and the classroom before they are entrusted with providing guidance and professional development to its students.

CTTA`s Mission is to facilitate professional training and operational objectives by offering the tools and guidance required to enhance careers and ensure survival!

CTTA offers specialized programs such as: Executive Protection, Investigation and Surveillance, Rapid Integrated Survival Kombat (RISK) System, Tactical Firearms, Handcuffing, Airport and Airline Security (IATA and ICAO standards), Ports Facilities and Maritime Security (ISPS Code), Basic SWAT Techniques, Corporate Safety Awareness, and much more.

CTTA`s civilian training programs are recognized by numerous notable corporations, and its instructors are proud members of several prestigious law enforcement and security associations.

CONTACT: Jocelyn Moisan, Angelo Marino and John Farinaccio
         Canadian Tactical Training Academy
         7000 Cote de Liesse, Suite 8
         Montreal, Quebec, H4T 1E7, Canada
         Phone: 514-373-8411
         Twitter @ CTTAGLOBAL

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