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
Following a robbery and assault at a client location in Roseville, Minnesota, Allied Universal Retail Security Supervisor Chih En assisted police in locating two suspects. The pair allegedly assaulted a store employee with a baseball bat, stole two guitars and fled the scene. Police eventually apprehended the suspects, and Chih En’s court testimony led to their convictions.
The City of Roseville Police Department presented an Honors Award to Chih En in recognition of his outstanding performance.
On Jan. 23, 2023, the Toronto Community Housing Community Safety Unit hosted an award ceremony to recognize five Allied Universal Security Professionals for their life-saving actions while on duty.
On Sept. 6, 2022, Security Professionals Asad and Balvinder responded to a report of an unconscious person. Upon arrival at the scene, they found a male who was unresponsive and not breathing and another male in distress.
In December 2022, Security Professional Tamara was on duty at a client site in Lynchburg, Virginia, when she smelled smoke. Upon further inspection of the area, she discovered smoke and fire coming from a mechanical device. Without hesitation, she grabbed a fire extinguisher and put out the fire before it could trigger the building's sprinkler systems. Then, she called 911 and notified leadership. Tamara's quick actions prevented a catastrophic loss.
While on patrol at a ferry terminal in November 2022, Security Professional Jessica heard loud cries coming from the water near the dock. She immediately responded and found a man screaming for help and shouting that he was drowning and could not feel his legs due to the cold water, which was around 42 degrees. Jessica immediately called 911 and helped keep his head above water until assistance arrived to pull the man to safety.
While on duty serving a large client, Security Professional Jessica received a phone call from a suicidal employee and engaged in a conversation to help calm the individual.