Robert A. Harvie Social Justice Lecture Series

Friday, April 24th at 4:00 p.m., Harned Hall 110

The speaker will be Rick Day, Director of the Washington State Gambling Commission. His lecture is entitled The Washington Gambling Commission: Ensuring Public Gambling is Legal and Honest.

Rick Day graduated from Montana State University with a degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice, and later earned his Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Washington. Day has worked in the criminal justice system for over 30 years, primarily in state law enforcement-regulatory work involving tobacco, liquor, and gambling investigations. His accomplishments include organizing the first Department of Corrections in Montana’s history and providing leadership and management for more than 1,000 positions, 25 field offices, eight secure facilities, and probation and parole; managing state-wide criminal and dangerous drug investigations, criminal history records and fire prevention and investigation units; and establishing and managing Montana’s first criminal and regulatory gambling investigation bureau.

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