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 2023 WINNER: Chris Acker

Q3 2023 WINNER: Chris Acker

Heroic rescue from fire in Nunavut Security Guard Chris Acker is part of a team of former law enforcement officers who provide security for Health Centres in Nunavut on a fly-in 28-day rotation with Scarlet Security and Risk Group. Each Enhanced Guard works alone for...

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Q3 NOMINEE: Himanshu

Q3 NOMINEE: Himanshu

Making a difference in the lives of 4 people This past July, Officer Himanshu has saved four lives by administering Naloxone injections to individuals who were overdosing. Three of the four individuals required multiple doses of Naloxone and Narcan to revive them....

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Q3 2023 NOMINEE:  Adil Ramzi

Q3 2023 NOMINEE: Adil Ramzi

Incredible bravery and quick thinking Security Officer Adil Ramzi was on duty at a mall when he learned of an overdose incident in one of the mall's restrooms. Officer Ramzi, along with his team and the custodial staff, jumped into action immediately. Thanks to their...

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Q3 2023 NOMINEE: Benjamin Charbonneau

Q3 2023 NOMINEE: Benjamin Charbonneau

Timely intervention helped ensure a life was saved During the course of his duties, Security Officer Benjamin Charbonneau encountered an individual who was unresponsive, had no pulse, and was not breathing. Suspecting a drug overdose, Officer Charbonneau immediately...

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Q3 2023 WINNER: Chris Acker

Q3 2023 NOMINEE: Derek Nellis

Pulse recovered thanks to lifesaving efforts Security Officer Derek Nellis was sent to assist a customer in a dire situation, and knew that he had to spring immediately into action. When Officer Nellis arrived at the restroom, he discovered a man unconscious, with no...

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Q3 2023 WINNER: Chris Acker

Q3 2023 NOMINEE: Troy Brett

Genuine interest and care for others made a real difference While on duty, Officer Brett noticed a young man lying in an alley. Showing genuine concern, he approached the man to check on his wellbeing, and observed that the man was breathing but unresponsive....

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Q3 NOMINEE: Rain Lamarsh

Q3 NOMINEE: Rain Lamarsh

Training and a willingness to help saved a life When Mobile Supervisor Rain Lamarsh was on the way to his patrol site, he suddenly heard voices yelling from behind him. Two males asked him to call 911 immediately because there was a woman experiencing an overdose on...

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Q3 2023 WINNER: Gulab Singh

Q3 2023 WINNER: Gulab Singh

Heroic evacuation efforts in the face of a hotel fire Tactical Security Guard Gulab Singh was stationed at the Samesun Hostel in Vancouver on September 16, 2023, when a fire broke out.  At around 2:00 AM, just before Security Guard Singh was about to go on a break, he...

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Q3 2023 WINNER: Chris Acker

Q3 NOMINEE: Bobby-Jo Erichsen

Helping 4 mothers deliver their babies at the hospital entrance Security Officer Bobby-Jo Erichsen is an extraordinary individual who has helped mothers give birth, right at the hospital entrance, on four separate occasions. In each instance, Officer Erichsen was...

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Q3 2023 WINNER: Chris Acker

Q3 2023 NOMINEE: Mohammed Usmaan

Lifesaving CPR, applied promptly The security team at 360 Main Street in Winnipeg were alerted to the fact that a woman had passed out in one of the washrooms near the underground food court area. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and 911 were called immediately. In...

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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.