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 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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Q3 2021 Nominee: Nikolai Petersen

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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Q3 2021 Nominee: Hanad Jayte

Q3 2021 Nominee: Hanad Jayte

Compassionate professionalism in a difficult family conflict Security Supervisor Hanad Jayte, of Paladin Security, was patrolling the food court at a mall in Fort McMurray, Alberta, when he witnessed two individuals arguing loudly, and noticed that two children were...

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Q3 2021 Winner: Jesse Brown

Q3 2021 Winner: Jesse Brown

Lifesaving actions in a dangerous high-rise fire While sitting down for his lunch break while on location for Garda, Security Guard Jesse Brown heard the fire alarm for the East Tower of the property. He immediately went to the South entrance Fire panel and told a...

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Q3 Nominee: Jacob Dunn

Q3 Nominee: Jacob Dunn

Compassion and empathy in a dangerous situation While on duty for Fortify Protection, Security Guard Jacob Dunn was approached by a young man in distress, who said that an individual had "gone down" and was in need of naloxone (which is generally administered in the...

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Q3 Nominees: Canada Square Security

Q3 Nominees: Canada Square Security

Paragon's teamwork saved the life of a woman having a stroke on-site In August 2021, Paragon's Canada Square Security team in downtown Toronto responded to reports from 2210 Yonge Street of an elderly female who was not feeling well. Upon arrival, the team was advised...

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Q3 Nominees: Jordan Bennett & Dillon Pierson

Q3 Nominees: Jordan Bennett & Dillon Pierson

Recognizing kindness, selflessness and bravery Paragon Security was proud to present Jordan Bennett & Dillon Pierson with their Q3 2021 Canadian Security Lifesaver awards and pins. These awards were presented for undertaking true acts of kindness, selflessness,...

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Q2 2021 Winner: Mike Gallant

Q2 2021 Winner: Mike Gallant

Quick thinking may have saved a child's life Security Officer Mike Gallant was working on-site at the Moncton International Airport when a visitor ran inside, frantic because a seat belt was wrapped around her toddler's neck. Officer Gallant went directly to the...

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Q2 Nominees: Paladin Team

Q2 Nominees: Paladin Team

Teamwork effectively de-escalated a situation In April 2021, in the early evening, a male subject knocked over a printer and fled the area. When security tracked him down, they found him on a bench outside with some juvenile females who were clearly uncomfortable with...

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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.