Michigan Association of Police

Executive Board Secretary

Henry Ford Hospital Security (HFHS) Officer Ricky Day has served as MAP Executive Board Secretary since 2013 and has been an active Union member for over three decades, even helping his Local Unit to organize. With HFHS for over 46 years, he retired from full-time work in 2020 and is currently a part-time HFHS Officer. Day has served his department as a certified Field Training Officer since 2010 and has worked as a Freeze Plus P (Mace) Instructor. He helped organize Henry Ford Hospital Police Officers Association in 1990, the same year the group joined MAP.  He served 18 years on the Local Union Board as: Chief Steward (6 years), President (10 years), and Vice President and Alternate Shift Steward for one year in each position.  He also represented his Local members on the Employer’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Grievance Board for 10 additional years. In his 28 years representing HFHS Officers, he’s acquired a vast array of labor relations experience including contract negotiations, filing grievances, mediation and Unfair Labor Practice charges. He expanded his labor knowledge by completing Wayne State University (WSU) College of Urban, Labor and Metropolitan Affairs Labor Studies Program and MAP labor relations seminars. Prior to HFHS, he served as a Pontiac General Hospital Security Officer for 3 years, an Oakland County Security Division Officer, a Detroit Police Reserve Officer and Sinai Hospital Security Officer.