SANTA ANA, Calif., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is extremely proud to report that one of their Security Professionals, Juan A. Delgado, went above and beyond the call of duty recently when he helped a woman deliver her baby girl.
When Transit Systems Security Officer Delgado and his Code Compliance partner Patricia Alamillo were on patrol at the Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) in San Diego, they came across a pregnant woman who was in labor and in need of medical assistance. They immediately called central control and requested paramedics respond to their location. However, when it soon became evident that the woman would not be able to wait for emergency services to arrive, Delgado and Alamillo used their emergency training skills to help her deliver the baby and assist her and the newborn until paramedics arrived.
"They saw what was happening, jumped right in and handled the situation extraordinarily well," said Chief of MTS Police Bill Burke. "I'm very proud!"
"Mr. Delgado and his actions are exemplary and representative of the rest of our exceptional Universal team who are dedicated to our service and partnership with MTS," said Ken Moller, Regional Vice President of San Diego.
Delgado received a letter of commendation from his superiors at MTS, and he will also receive an award and further recognition from Universal Protection Service. Universal is proud to call MTS Security Officer Juan Delgado one of their own and congratulates him on a commendable job well done.
Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company and the largest private security firm in the U.S. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, Universal Protection Security Systems and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services.
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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, including the U.S. Virgin Island and Puerto Rico, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security and janitorial solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.
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