Ralph D. Day, CPP, a lifetime ASIS member, started his career in the early 1960’s as an investigator with Pendleton Detective, Inc, where he oversaw the guard force management division for the company's Jackson, Mississippi branch location. Before leaving the company he assisted in supervising 275 security officers and an investigative staff of ten.
In 1962, he served as Founder and President of Day Detectives, Inc. which provided a wide variety of full security services to include security officers, investigations, patrol services and a UL Certified Central Station Alarm Service. Ralph’s company had more than 1,000 security officers operating out of four branch locations within the state of Mississippi. Eventually, his company was sold to Pinkerton Security Services, Inc.
Ralph is widely recognized for his Litigation Consultancy Practice in the field of Premises Security. Since 1990, Ralph has testified and rendered opinions in over one hundred and twenty cases. Further, he has been accepted as an Expert in the United States District Court for Southern Mississippi, the Hinds County Mississippi Circuit Court, and other Mississippi Circuit Courts. Ralph has also written many articles for Security Management magazine.
His volunteer service includes serving as the Former President and Chairman of the Board for the National Council of Investigations and Security Services, Former Regional Vice President, Chapter Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Security of his local chapter of ASIS International, and Chairman, Director, and Vice Chairman of the Metro Jackson, Mississippi Crime Stoppers.
We are proud to call Ralph D. Day, CPP, one of our own due to his long and outstanding service to our Council. Since joining the Security Services Council in 1985, Ralph has given strategic direction and vision to the Council as Chairman and Vice Chairman. It is an honor to have worked with Ralph and recipients of this award should realize the magnitude of his service to the profession.