Genesee Community College's Medina Campus Hosts Homeland Security Week

Medina, New York — The Medina Campus Center of Genesee Community College will host a “Homeland Security Week” from March 22-26, 2010. Two interactive workshops with guest speakers are planned. The workshops are free and open to the public.

Monday, March 22 from 5:00 PM – 6:00 PMBarry Garigen, professor of Criminal Justice at Genesee, will present Careers in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security. This presentation will discuss careers in policing, corrections, private security, homeland security and more. Mr. Garigen will also discuss opportunities in Genesee Community College’s Criminal Justice program.

On Wednesday, March 24 from 5:00 PM– 6:00 PM Ed Grabowski, JD, Genesee adjunct instructor and former law enforcement officer will be presenting the PRISim Police Simulator. This workshop will feature hands-on, interactive use of the PRISim simulator, an emerging training technology. The PRISim simulator produces exceptionally realistic video-based environments for all aspects of firearms handling including marksmanship, decision-making, and tactical strategies. The highly realistic, use-of-force training device is used to develop skills required by law enforcement and security personnel.

The Medina Campus Center is located at 11470 Maple Ridge Road (31A) in Medina. For further information or to sign-up, please contact Lyndsey Oliver at (585) 798-1688 or