United wins major airport contract



    EDMONTON, May 20 /CNW/ - S. Jorstad, Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer of United Protection Security Group Inc. ("UPSG or the
Company"), a Canadian based company trading on the TSX - Venture Exchange
under the symbol (TSX-V:UZZ) is pleased to announce the award of a major
contract between Edmonton Airports ("EA") and United Protection Services Inc.
("United"), a wholly owned subsidiary of UPSG, to provide security services to
both the Edmonton International ("EIA") and Edmonton City Centre ("ECCA")
Airports.
    The multimillion dollar contract commences June 1, 2009 and is for a
three year term with a two year option.
    Don Allan, COO stated, "This contract award is a major victory for United
and represents the achievement of an important milestone in our continued
growth strategy."
    United will provide security services for the EA terminal, parking
facilities, key access points and some airside patrols and will secure the
Edmonton City Centre Airport. United's management team has extensive
experience in airport security operations and has worked in partnership with
the EA management team in the past. The Company is excited by the opportunity
to partner with EA to assist them with their security plans.
    Edmonton Airports' Vice President Operations Diane Trenn, stated, "Making
sure passengers are safe and secure is a top priority for EA and the aviation
industry. Every passenger that travels from the airport is impacted by some
level of security and we must provide the highest possible standard in this
ever changing world of airports and travel. Our customer service data
indicates that security operations at the airport have a significant impact on
overall passenger satisfaction. Balancing security needs and customer service
elements like courtesy and helpfulness of security staff can be a challenge in
the airport environment but we know that our partners at United have the
experience and expertise to deliver both. We look forward to working with
United to facilitate safe, secure, and moving experiences for all of our
customers."

    
    About United Protection Security Group Inc.
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    United Protection Security Group Inc. is an established security
protection company; focused on high impact, high visibility and high risk
security situations, coupled with one of the broadest ranges of traditional
security services in the industry.
    Delivering 21st Century Solutions to centuries old problems through a
network of 'Elite Private Protection Professionals'.
    Pro-Active and Progressive Management has moved the company into the
ranks of, one of, the most dynamic security companies in Western Canada. With
a strong foundation and a dedicated professional management team, we are
moving forward into the next level in our development strategy.
    United Protection Security Group Inc. is committed to providing its
clients with a "superior quality service" at a competitive price. It is
further committed to providing its employees and associates with the
assistance, support, and opportunity to maximize their individual potential
for excellence, peak performance and personal growth. It is the Company's
policy and highest priority to protect the health and welfare of all its
clients and employees and their respective property.

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    Statements in this press release other than purely historical
information, including statements relating to the Company's future plans and
objectives or expected results, are forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject
to all of the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company's business,
including risks related to business development and retention, and risks
related to the current economic and credit conditions. As a result, actual
results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking
statements.

    
    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
    information contained herein.
    





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