United awarded $2.8 million dollar contract

    EDMONTON, March 26 /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) is pleased to announce the award and signing of a three year
security contract, valued in excess of $2.8 million dollars, with an
international food processing plant located in Alberta.
    The contract is for the provision of security guard services commencing
April 22, 2008. The client has requested confidentiality with respect to their
identification. The service requirement involves twenty four security officers
plus supervisors. Annual rate increases have been factored into the contract
to ensure the provision of a stable, professional security service.
    Don Allan, President and Chief Operating Officer of United Protection
Services Inc. (United) stated: "This contract is an important addition to our
Calgary/Southern Alberta operation. Members of our management team have an
excellent knowledge and prior working history with this organization and
understand their current requirements very well. We were chosen in a
competitive bid process and are pleased that the review process placed United
Protection Services Inc. first over several other competitor companies. This
award demonstrates United's capacity to handle large industrial contracts and
to compete in this market in this region. This contract places United in the
league of being in the ranks of the top five security service firms, including
multi-national providers, in Southern Alberta."

    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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    information contained herein.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors


    Sig Jorstad
    United Protection Security Group Inc.

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