YOUNGSVILLE,The security business is growing for Law Enforcement Associations.

The Youngsville-based firm reported a 30 percent increase in first-quarter revenues to $1.29 million and a pre-tax profit of $288,000. compared to $39,543 a year earlier.

“I am pleased with our ability to build on the momentum we gathered in 2003,” said Paul Feldman, president of Law Enforcement Associates, in a statement. “LEA continues to show strong operating performance, including no debt, consistent sales, solid revenue growth and aggressive development and licensing strategies for new products. These activities further cement our position in the homeland security industry and expand our reach into new markets here and abroad.”

LEA provides a variety of homeland security and law enforcement related products, including radiation detection technology and under vehicle inspection hardware. The company also recently launched its digital bodywire system.