Recipients

We congratulate all the outstanding and heroic frontline security professionals who have made a difference in their communities.

Here, we share the stories behind our award recipients.

Q3 2021 Nominees: Paragon Security team

Q3 2021 Nominees: Paragon Security team

Pictured left to right, above: Patrol Guard Dillon Pierson, Patrol Guard Mohammad Faqeerzada, Security Manager Nathaniel McNeil, SOC Operator Andrew Hartley, Shift Supervisor Jordan Bennett Fast-acting teamwork saved a life in downtown Toronto On Sunday August 29,...

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Q2 2021 Nominee: Samira Faqiri

Q2 2021 Nominee: Samira Faqiri

CPR for a pregnant woman saved her life In the first half of May 2021 Security Officer Samira Faqiri saved the life of a Muslim female who was fasting and pregnant. The female subject went unconscious and lost her pulse and breath. Security Officer ...

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Q2 2021 Nominee: Rishab Sharma

Q2 2021 Nominee: Rishab Sharma

Quick response to call for help saved a co-worker's life Paladin Security Officer Rishab Sharma was on duty when he received a call for help from a co-worker. When multiple attempts failed to generate more information from the co-worker immediately, he went quickly to...

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Q2 2021 Nominee: Jayden Clairmont

Q2 2021 Nominee: Jayden Clairmont

Providing breathing assistance saved a life A man was found unresponsive in the family washroom at Coquitlam Centre in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Paladin Security Officer Jayden Clairmont was first on the scene. Officer Clairmont called for the first-aid kit and...

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Q2 2021 Winner: Victor Kuzek

Q2 2021 Winner: Victor Kuzek

Immediate treatment of stab wound saved a life A man had entered the west lobby of a RioCan building, screaming for help. As the doors opened, the man called out to the security guard on duty, Victor Kuzek, that he had been stabbed. Victor responded immediately: He...

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Q2 2021 Nominee: Joel Manahan

Q2 2021 Nominee: Joel Manahan

Willingness to get involved made a lifesaving difference While on patrol, security guard Joel Manahan of Paragon Security observed a man on the ground in the courtyard, with a few people gathered around him. The man had vomited inside his mask, and some of the vomit...

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Vancouver security team worked together to save a life

Vancouver security team worked together to save a life

Persistence and teamwork made a big difference At a client’s property, this security team was notified of an alarm which had been triggered by a male subject entering a stairwell. Assistant Site Manager Edward Liu dispatched Officer Tam to locate him. Tam searched the...

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Nominee: Steve Kirton

Nominee: Steve Kirton

CPR and AED proficiency saved a woman's life  Last fall, Paladin Security Site Supervisor Steve Kirton discovered a woman unresponsive in a washroom stall in Surrey, BC. Using his training, experience and calm thinking, he performed CPR and used an AED to deliver...

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2021 Nominee: Irada Dmytrenko

2021 Nominee: Irada Dmytrenko

Quick thinking prevented serious injuries While on shift, Zone Supervisor Irada Dmytrenko was leaving a site and found a male laying in the middle of a rural Alberta highway. Irada attempted to wake the man, but he was not responding. He was still...

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2021 Nominee: Shawn Boswell

2021 Nominee: Shawn Boswell

Calling emergency services immediately saved a life While Officer Shawn Boswell was on patrol, he observed a black Mazda SUV backed up to one of the property buildings. Upon approaching the vehicle, he observed a lone occupant passed out in the driver’s seat with the...

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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.