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Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal

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Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal


Established in 2003 to recognize exemplary long service for individuals working in a direct capacity to protect people and/or property, and supervisory personnel in the public service sectors who ensure the safety, security and protection of Saskatchewan citizens.

These individuals set high standards and strive for excellence in their duties so everyone in Saskatchewan can live safe and secure lives. The Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal honours protective services providers and focuses attention on the efforts and work of police, fire and emergency professionals, and others working in the field of safety and security.

Nominees must be personnel with 25 years of service in Saskatchewan and actively employed in one of the eligible agencies on or after 1 January 2003, who have law enforcement powers, or work in safety services and professions whose work is directly related to the safety, security and protection of people.

Recipients include personnel from:

  • Fire Services;
  • Police Services;
  • Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA);
  • Citizenship and Immigration Canada;
  • Emergency Medical Services;
  • Canadian Forces;
  • Parks Wardens;
  • Highways and Infrastructure's Transport Compliance Branch;
  • Federal and Provincial Corrections; and
  • Sheriffs, Deputy Sheriffs & Investigators, and Saskatchewan Justice's Safer Communities & Neighbourhoods Investigation Unit.


A circular gold medal 38 mm in diameter, surmounted by the St. Edward's Crown which bears a shield with a lion on a stylized western red lily (in red enamel) and the motto Qui civitatem tuentur (who guard the citizenry) on the Obverse.


A 32 mm wide green ribbon of green with two narrow gold stripes (4 mm wide) set 7 mm from each edge.