Security Officer of the Year Award

Security Officer of the Year Award presented by ASIS New York Chapter is to recognize an outstanding achievement and professionalism of a security officer. The award distinguishes an act of bravery, courage, competence and selflessness of a security officer who went beyond the call of duty to protect people and/or property. It is not necessary for nominees to be an ASIS member.


The nominated security officer, contracted or proprietary, must have performed an act(s) of merit leading to the saving of life, property, information, etc. or leading to the arrest or apprehension of a perpetrator of a crime while on duty. The act(s) should have taken place between October 1, 2014 and October 31, 2015. All nominations must be made by the nominated Security Officer’s superior and submitted via the form located below.


Note: The nominee must have been assigned to a site in New York City (Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens), and the act(s) must have occurred at this location. In addition the nominee must be the holder of a current New York State Security Guard License.


The successful employing company will be granted the option to promote that their personnel won the ASIS Security Officer of the Year Award.


Must include the following:

  • Titled “ Security Officer of the Year Nomination”
  • Name of company
  • Full name and age of nominee
  • New York State Security Guard License #
  • Length of service
  • All relevant details pertaining to the incident(s)
  • Signature and designation of the person making the nomination


The Security Officer of the Year Award will be selected by an independent panel determined by the ASIS New York Security Officer of The Year Award board. The panel’s decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.


The award recipient will be presented the Security Officer of the Year award at the Holiday Luncheon and will receive a monetary award of $1500.


All award nominations must be submitted by November 27th 2015.


Security Officer of the Year Nomination Closed


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