United adds additional strength to its board

    EDMONTON, Jan. 24 /CNW/ - S. Jorstad, Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer of United Protection Security Group Inc. (UPSG), a Canadian
based company, trading on the TSX - Venture Exchange, under the symbol
(TSX-V: UZZ) announces the appointments of Mr. Paul Richards and Mr. Larry
Cunningham to the Board of Directors of United Protection Security Group Inc.
    Mr. Richards is the former Executive Vice President and COO of the Brick
Warehouse LLP, a billion dollar a year revenue corporation. Together with the
founder, he assisted in developing the chain from one store to over 197 stores
over a period of thirty plus years. This included a role in taking the company
public as an income trust in 2004.
    Mr. Cunningham, LLB is a corporate lawyer specializing in commercial law.
For the past fifteen years his focus has been directed to a business clientele
involved in major acquisitions and expansions including emerging public
companies. His experience includes regulatory and compliance matters for
reporting issuers.
    Mr. Jorstad states that he is confident that Mr. Richard's extensive
operational experience in growing a billion dollar operation, coupled with
maximizing shareholders' wealth through a public domain will be of
considerable value in taking UPSG to its next level.
    Mr. Cunningham's expertise and experience in the regulatory compliance
and management of public companies will enhance UPSG's internal pool of legal
experience and is a significant additional resource as UPSG continues to

    About United Protection Security Inc.
    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
private 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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    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
    information contained herein.

    Sig Jorstad
    United Protection Security Group Inc.

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