On August 17, QCS staff from the Escort and Security Branch were acknowledged for their service during the 2014 G20 event in Brisbane.

During the G20, 68 staff were sworn in by the Queensland Police Service (QPS) as Special Constables.

G20 Citations were presented to staff to acknowledge security services provided during the event.

The Citations were developed by the QPS Honours and Awards Secretariat using the G20 logo colours, representing the green, blue and orange of the Australian forests, ocean and deserts.