Several Members of the McMaster Security Services Staff received the Police Services Board Partnership Award for excellence in Law Enforcement during Police Week 2003.
This award was received by the following staff members:
- Sgt. David Jenkins
- S/Cst David Noble
- S/Cst Chris Clement
- S/Cst Mike Ashley
- S/Cst Bryan Drury
- Tonya Hansford
- Shelley Mayhew
This award was achieved by preventing a sexual assault on campus in November 2002. It took these officers less than three minutes to respond to alert observations of the CCTV camera monitors, stop the crime and apprehend the offender.
Hamilton Police Chief Kenneth Robertson also commended security staff for their excellence in public safety by stating " This team has shown excellence in their commitment in making the campus at McMaster a safe environment . The professionalism and dedication is a credit that all the staff and residents of McMaster should be proud of."