RLS Security, Inc.
Security and Investigative services

About Us

RLS Security, Inc. is a California based risk management security group specializing in providing security and investigative services.

The founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Robert L. Smith began his investigative career as a peace officer with the California Highway Patrol.  Upon his honorable retirement, Mr. Smith applied for and received a California security and investigator's license. With these licenses, Mr. Smith then established RLS Security.

Mr. Smith has over 25 years of combined law enforcement, security and investigative experience.  During his career with the California Highway Patrol, Mr. Smith investigated numerous crimes against persons and property.  His experience included; office operations officer, military safety information officer, evidence/property officer, and patrol officer.  Mr. Smith performed these assignments and other peace officer assignments with integrity and dedication while upholding the high standards, and professionalism of the California Highway Patrol.

In addition to his professional law enforcement background, Mr. Smith has performed close protection security, estate security, security driver, and event security to high profile personalities.  He performed government background investigations as a contract investigator to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).  These investigations included interviews, records searches and physical verification's to determine an individual's fitness and suitability for Federal employment and/or access to classified information.

Mr. Smith holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from California State University, Sacramento, and a Basic Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) Certificate from the State of California.  In addition, he holds numerous professional certifications from institutions such as; California Department of Justice Dignitary Protection, Riverside County Sheriff's Department Background Investigations, United States Marshals Service Court Security, and the California Highway Patrol Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC).

Mr. Smith is a member in good standing with the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, and the California State University, Sacramento Alumni Association.