Commissionaires North Saskatchewan is a member division of Commissionaires, Canada's premier security services provider. With over 500 well trained, dedicated employees, Commissionaires North Saskatchewan utilizes our deeply rooted knowledge of the communities we serve to provide each client with highly effective security solutions. We serve the central and northern half of the province from our headquarters in Saskatoon, providing security services to communities like North Battleford, Prince Albert, La Ronge and more. We also partner extensively with First Nation communities in the north to provide security and training expertise. Our solid reputation locally and our many long-standing clients like the RCMP and a great number of commercial organizations, is due to the excellence of our staff. Drawing on over 60 years of experience protecting Canadians and their property, our unique combination of knowledge and integrity has made us the region's most trusted security partner.
Lorne Gelowitz, Saskatoon Police Service (Ret’d)
CEO, Commissionaires North Saskatchewan
Lorne Gelowitz, Saskatoon Police Service (Ret’d) Chief Executive Officer Commissionaires North Saskatchewan Lorne Gelowitz was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the North Saskatchewan
Division of Commissionaires in January 2019. He first joined Commissionaires in 2015, as Vice President of Operations for Saskatoon, Prince Albert, North Battleford, and La Ronge, and
represented the Division on National Office Committees including the National Business Working Group, the Business Development Network, and the Communications Network.
Lorne brings over 31 years of proven leadership experience from his distinguished career with the Saskatoon Police Service. At the time of his retirement in 2015, he was serving as Detective Staff Sergeant in charge of the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) where he was responsible for criminal operations, staffing, and budgeting for 10 Units within the Police Service.
His leadership and dedication have earned him many honours including the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award, the Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal, the Saskatoon Volunteer of the Year Award, the University of Saskatchewan Alumni Humanitarian Award, the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal, the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers, and several Law Enforcement Exemplary Service Awards, including the prestigious Chief of Police Award of Excellence. Lorne was a finalist in the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police “Canadian Top Cop Award,” and has been inducted into the International Law Enforcement Hall of Fame.
In addition to his community involvement, Lorne maintains memberships in the Saskatoon Police Association, both the Saskatoon and Saskatchewan Chambers of Commerce, the North Saskatoon Business Association, the Royal Canadian Air Force Association 602 Lynx Wing, the Army Navy & Air Force Veterans Club (ANAVETS), the Royal Canadian Legion and the Canada Remembers Our Veterans Air Show.
Lorne attended the University of Saskatchewan where he achieved a B.A. Adv. Degree majoring in both Political Science and Sociology. He has obtained his Strategic Management in Policing Certification, Senior Police Administration, and both the General and Advanced Certifications in Police Studies.
Lorne and his wife, Deidre, have two married children and two grandchildren. He enjoys travel, golf, time with family and friends, and his new role as grandfather.