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.

Q3 2021 Nominee: Alan Bergen

Responsibility and commitment that saved a life Officer Alan Bergen, of Paladin Security in Calgary, was watching CCTV while on duty one night. On the screen he noticed a person who looked to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, walking unsteadily. Though this...

Q3 Winners: St. John’s Team

Team effort ensured children were safe On a warm day in St. John's, Newfoundland, an individual reported seeing unattended children inside a car in the parking lot. Recognizing that this could be a serious situation, the Paladin Security team on duty sprang into...

Q3 2021 Nominee: Nikolai Petersen

Thorough patrolling, keen eyes, and swift actions saved a life In March 2021, Paladin Security Mobile Patrol Officer Nikolai Petersen was conducting exterior patrols of the Marine Campus of the British Columbia Institute of Technology in North Vancouver, BC. While on...

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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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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.