One of the most basic human needs is to feel safe. Allied Universal® security professionals help people, businesses and communities meet that need every day.
Read about our heroes who are commended for their courage, outstanding achievements and noble qualities
Allied Universal commends Security Professional Jonathan for his quick life-saving response during a recent medical emergency at a grocery store in Corpus Christie, TX.
While patrolling the customer parking lot, Jonathan was flagged down by a grocery store employee who informed him that a choking baby needed assistance. When he arrived on the scene, Jonathan calmed the panicked parents and instructed them in first aid for a choking infant. Thanks to his help, the parents cleared the blockage and the baby began breathing again.
With heavy hearts, we announce that Allied Universal lost one of its own, Security Professional Christian LaCour, during the mass shooting in Allen, Texas, on May 6, 2023. According to Allen Police Chief Brian Harvey, Christian “evacuated one individual to safety and was shot while courageously remaining to help others.”
Nate and his German shepherd, Bane, are one of more than 900 MSA Security® Canine Detection Teams working to keep people safe from mass violence and active assailants in public spaces. Since starting their deployment in November 2020, Nate and Bane have identified more than 2,000 firearms.
While patrolling a commercial real estate client site in San Diego in January 2023, Security Professional Fredrick encountered a man who was not authorized to be in the area. After asking the man to leave, the man rushed at Fredrick and stabbed him multiple times causing critical injuries. The suspect then fled the scene and stabbed three others who were nearby before being arrested by San Diego Police. Fredrick continues to recover with the determination to get back to his post.
Security Professional Jason works at a university in Southern California. During an evening patrol, Jason encountered a visibly distraught student who was acting erratically on a campus rooftop. Jason stayed with the student, summoned help and provided potentially life-saving aid by ensuring the student was safely escorted from the rooftop to receive help