HALIFAX, July 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Commissionaires Nova Scotia has been selected by the Halifax Regional Municipality for the provision of a wide variety of security-related services for the Halifax Regional Police (HRP), including front desk security, summons serving, CPIC transcription and court administration.
The three-year contract began on May 24, 2016 and features an option to renew for two additional years. Commissionaires have deployed a total of 35 permanent personnel to HRP.
"This contract is indicative of the confidence the Halifax Regional Police has in our professional security team, and the high level of our customer service," said Bruce Belliveau, CEO Commissionaires Nova Scotia. "It was back in 1962 that Commissionaires were first hired to check parking meters in Halifax, and we've been working together continuously since 1974. We're very excited about continuing this successful partnership for years to come."
"We're pleased to continue our relationship with Commissionaires Nova Scotia," said Chief Jean-Michel (JM) Blais, Halifax Regional Police. "Their experience and dedication enhance our ability to provide exceptional service to our community."
Commissionaires is Canada's premier security provider and the largest private sector employer of Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP veterans. Founded on the core military values of dedication, responsibility and sense of mission, it employs over 21,000 people from coast to coast to coast. It offers a wide range of security services including professional guarding, monitoring and surveillance, threat risk assessment, non-core policing, by-law enforcement, digital fingerprinting, criminal and employee background screening, investigations, and security training. The completely self-funding, not-for-profit organization generates more than $500M in annual revenue, of which approximately 95% is returned to its employees. Its clients include a diverse range of public and private sector organizations.
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