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.

Q1 2022 Nominee: Anita Freeman

Q1 2022 Nominee: Anita Freeman

Active listening changed a man's life. Security Officer Anita Freeman was on an exterior patrol with the Alberta Health Services CPO (Community Police Officer) of Alberta Health Services Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie, Alberta, near the train tracks....

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Q1 2022 Nominees: Simileoluwa Hassan & Afram Zleik

Q1 2022 Nominees: Simileoluwa Hassan & Afram Zleik

Administering CPR and Naloxone made a lifesaving difference We would like to recognize Paragon Security officers Simileoluwa Hassan and Afram Zleik for providing lifesaving measures during a recent incident at 595 Bay Street in Toronto. In March 2022, Officer...

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Q1 2022 Nominee: Olivia Denny

Q1 2022 Nominee: Olivia Denny

Calm, swift response saved a life while on duty Shift Supervisor Olivia Denny, of Paragon Security, is recognized for her swift, composed response to a recent incident on a job site that ultimately saved the life of a young woman. In March 2022, Shift supervisor Denny...

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Q1 2022 Nominees: Sheikh Islam & Mohammed Faraz

Q1 2022 Nominees: Sheikh Islam & Mohammed Faraz

Timely intervention by security team saved a life in the line of duty Security Officers Sheikh Islam and Mohammed Faraz have been nominated for a Canadian Security Lifesaver Award, but their actions have already earned them an award from Paragon Security for the...

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Q4 2021 Nominees: Scott Arnold & Farshid Nasserabadi

Q4 2021 Nominees: Scott Arnold & Farshid Nasserabadi

Transit security officers quick response and first aid training saved a life on board a bus Transit Security Officers (TSOs) Scott Arnold and Farshid Nasserabadi at Coast Mountain Bus Company didn't hesitate when they were called to respond to an unconscious,...

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Q1 Nominee: Afram Zleik

Q1 Nominee: Afram Zleik

Persistence in lifesaving measures makes a real difference On February 23rd, 2022, Paragon Security Officer Afram Zleik was dispatched to attend a men’s washroom at his job site. In the washroom, Officer Zleik discovered an unconscious male, who was not breathing....

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Q4 2021 Winner: Lauryn English

Q4 2021 Winner: Lauryn English

Calm and confident, Officer English saved a child from a potential predator The Canadian Security Lifesaver Association wants to commend CN Tower security officer Lauryn English for rescuing a child from a potential predator. Lauryn's calm demeanor and close...

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Q4 2021 Nominees: Mansi Sharma & Ryan Stevenson

Q4 2021 Nominees: Mansi Sharma & Ryan Stevenson

Quick-thinking and compassionate response at Cloverdale Mall in Etobicoke In October 2021, Paragon Security Site Supervisor Ryan Stevenson and Security Guard Mansi Sharma were on duty at Cloverdale Mall in Etobicoke when they were made aware of a medical situation. A...

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Q3 2021 Nominee: Alan Bergen

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...

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Q3 Winners: St. John’s Team

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...

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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.