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.

Q2 2022 Nominee: Damion Edwards

Lifesaving actions on the Toronto waterfront In early May 2022, Security Supervisor Damion Edwards was on duty at Toronto's Harbourfront when he received a radio transmission from a staff member, reporting an individual who was sitting at the water's edge, in close...

Q2 2022 Nominees: Rohith Padam, Harmanpreet Singh, Vahid Tabataei, Navneet Singh

Teamwork ensured an overdose did not become fatal On April 29, 2022, while monitoring the CCTV system on duty, Paragon Security Officer Vahid Tabataei noticed an unconscious male lying on the floor in another area of the facility. He immediately radioed an all-call...

Q2 2022 Nominees: Charlie Platoon of Commerce Court

Emergency first aid and coordinated response prevented serious harm We'd like to recognize Paragon Security team Charlie Platoon of Commerce Court in Toronto for their actions during a medical emergency involving a male who experienced a narcotic-related overdose in...

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Recognizing the importance of security professionals across Canada

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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.