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.

Nominees: Leonard Smith & Curtis Metka

Nominees: Leonard Smith & Curtis Metka

Protected patient from fall risk area While working at Penticton Regional Hospital, Security Officers Leonard Smith and Curtis Metka discovered a patient who was suffering from medical distress in the parkade and had wandered into a fall risk area. Through the work of...

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Nominee: Sammuel Hufalar

Nominee: Sammuel Hufalar

Getting ferry passengers to safety - fast On August 20, 2022, the Sam McBride Ferry collided with the dock at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal in Toronto, while carrying hundreds of passengers. Upon learning of the incident, Corporate Security Guard Sammuel Hufalar...

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Nominees: Dufferin Mall security team

Nominees: Dufferin Mall security team

Successful navigation of a delicate situation Canadian Security Lifesaver Association, Dufferin Mall and Paragon Security Management would like to comment the team for another lifesaving event. Security Officer Mario Topuzoski observed a female loitering and causing a...

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Nominee: Anjanan Tharmarajah

Nominee: Anjanan Tharmarajah

Prevented an elderly woman from choking in Vaughan Mills While on patrol at Vaughan Mills Shopping Centre this summer, Paragon Security Guard Anjanan Tharmarajah (AJ) was advised of an emergency situation in the food court. Rushing to the area, Security Guard...

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Nominee: Andrew McLean

Nominee: Andrew McLean

First aid prevented a man from fatally choking In summer 2022, Paragon Security Supervisor Andrew McLean was working at his post in the lobby of Baxter Corp. in Alliston, Ontario, when he heard a call for help coming from upstairs. Supervisor McLean immediately rushed...

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Nominees: Paragon Security Team, Dufferin Mall

Nominees: Paragon Security Team, Dufferin Mall

Working together to save the life of a man in a critical state Security Officer Josue Ramos was conducting a laneway patrol as part of his duties at Dufferin Mall in Toronto when he observed two men engaging in illicit drug use. When the men noticed the security...

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Q3 Winners: Kingsley Jeyaseelan and Rishabh Jinger

Q3 Winners: Kingsley Jeyaseelan and Rishabh Jinger

Training, calm demeanor and professionalism saved a man's life We would like to commend Security Officers Kingsley Jeyaseelan and Rishabh Jinger, both of whom worked at Morguard-Centerpoint Mall in North York on the Paragon Security team. Their heroism saved a man's...

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Nominee: Mohammed Mounir

Nominee: Mohammed Mounir

Intervention prevented a child from being hit by a bus In March 2022, Security Mobile Supervisor Mohammed 'Momo' Mounir observed a group of children deliberately push another child into the road, when a TTC bus was quickly approaching a busy intersection in Toronto....

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Nominee: Jason Desa

Nominee: Jason Desa

Saved the life of a woman in Waterloo Town Square Canadian Security Lifesaver Association and Paragon would like to commend Site Supervisor Jason Desa from Waterloo Town Square for his life-saving actions. In September 2022, Supervisor Desa received a report of a...

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