Celebrating and uplifting our security industry first responder heroes

Click below to find out how you can nominate a security first responder for the Canadian Security Lifesaver Award.


Our nominees come from all across Canada, from all areas of frontline security work. Whether they work in retail, healthcare, private security, educational settings or any other area, our mandate is to celebrate their achievements.

Q4 2023 NOMINEE: Barry Rhodes

Relational security finds a missing patient In the fall of 2023, Kelowna General Hospital Relational Security Officer Barry Rhodes was dispatched to find a missing patient. Officer Rhodes discovered the man near a main entrance, lying on the ground. He was pale, with...

Q4 NOMINEES: Kaleba Wabisa and Ivon Charles-Currency

CPR, chest compressions and diligence saved a life In December 2023, Security Guard Kaleba Wabisa observed an unknown male lying on the ground and attended to him immediately, initially assuming he was deceased, and radioed Security Supervisor Ivon Charles-Currency...

Q4 2023 NOMINEES: Danish Mohammed, Khalid Wali Ayubi, Dervarsh Rupakar

Prompt, decisive action saved a life While on patrol in downtown Toronto, Officer Dervarsh Rupakar observed an unresponsive male in the stairwell just off a food court. He immediately requested backup. Supervisor Danish Mohammed and Patrol Guard Khalid Wali quickly...

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CSLA is committed to furthering the recognition of security professionals in our community, and to demonstrating the crucial role they play in our everyday lives – even when we’re not aware of it.

Recognizing the importance of security professionals across Canada

CSLA is committed to recognizing, celebrating and amplifying the heroic actions of front-line security workers across Canada.

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As a non-partisan and non-competitive group, we encourage security companies, property companies, and others to join our growing list of sponsors to help honour these incredible frontline Security heroes.

Canadian Security Lifesaver Association®

The Canadian Security Lifesaver Association is a non-profit organization designed to recognize security professionals and raise awareness of the contributions they make to Canadians.