United selected as service provider of choice as part of consortium to provide security services for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

    EDMONTON, April 20 /CNW/ - S. Jorstad, Chairman, President and Chief
Executive Officer of United Protection Security Group Inc. (TSX-V:UZZ) ("UPSG"
or the "Company"), a Canadian based security services company is pleased to
announce that the Company is part of the Contemporary Security Canada ("CSC")
consortium that has been awarded the contract by Public Works and Government
Services Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to provide certain
security services for the upcoming Vancouver 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver
and Whistler, British Columbia.
    The Contemporary Security Canada consortium is an integrated team of
local and international experts and includes: Contemporary Security Canada
Inc., a major event security company with past Olympic Games experience,
Aeroguard Security Ltd., Canada's leading airport security screening company
and United Protection Security Group Inc., one of Western Canada's fastest
growing security firms.
    "We are honored to be part of a consortium to support and service the
security services requirements committed to providing quality customer service
to Games visitors, while maintaining the RCMP's safety and security standards
all times," noted Sig Jorstad. "We look forward to collaborating with our
partners in the CSC in the upcoming months to prepare for this extremely
exciting event in Canada."
    UPSG anticipates this contract to have a non-recurring material impact on
the Company's financial performance during the 2009 and 2010 financial years.
    For More Information about the companies in the consortium, please visit:
www.contemporaryintl.com; www.unitedprotection.com; and www.aeroguard.ca.

    About United Protection Security Group 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'.
    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.

    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

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

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