Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal

Background

Saskatchewan people rely on the contributions and sacrifices made by safety and security personnel. These individuals set high standards and strive for excellence in their duties so we can all live more safe and secure lives. The Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal honours these people and focuses attention on the efforts and work of police, fire and emergency professionals, and others working in the field of safety and security.

What is the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal?

Established in 2003, the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal recognizes exemplary long service for individuals working in a direct capacity to protect people and/or property, and supervisory personnel in the public service sectors who ensure the safety, security and protection of Saskatchewan citizens.

Who is eligible?

Personnel with 25 years of service in Saskatchewan and actively employed in one of the eligible agencies on or after January 1, 2003, who have law enforcement powers, or work in safety services and professions whose work is directly related to the safety, security and protection of people. Recipients will include personnel from:

  • Fire Services;
  • Police Services;
  • Canada Border Services Agencies (CBSA);
  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada;
  • Emergency Medial Services;
  • Canadian Forces;
  • Park Wardens;
  • Highway and Transportation's Transport Compliance Branch;
  • Federal and Provincial Corrections; and
  • Sheriffs, Deputy Sheriffs & Investigators, Department of Justice "Safer Communities and Neighboirhoods" Unit
  • Other agencies amd also be included. Please contact the Office of Protocol and Honours for a complete list of eligible agencies. 

How do I nominate someone?

Printable nomination forms can be downloaded in either Word or PDF formats at the bottom of this page. Nomination forms can also be obtained by contacting:

Saskatchewan Honours and Awards Program
Office of Protocol and Honours
1530-1855 Victoria Avenue
Regina, SK S4P 3T2
Toll free: 1-877-427-5505
Phone: (306) 787-8965
Fax: (306) 787-1269
E-mail: honours@gr.gov.sk.ca

How are the recipients chosen?

A committee of protective services professionals called the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal Advisory Committee recommends recipients.

What do the recipients receive?

Recipients receive a circular medal surmounted by the St. Edward’s Crown. It bears a shield with a lion on a stylized western red lily. Recipients also receive a miniature of the medal and a certificate. The Lieutenant Governor or designate presents the medal to recipients.

Nomination Form - Word
Nominiation Form - PDF

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