Frank Ruffatto

Rev. Frank C. Ruffatto is a Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod (LCMS) pastor (Redeemer Lutheran, Charleston, WV) and retired police detective (Prince George’s County, Md. PD) He is also the Executive Director and Chaplain for Peace Officer Ministries, Inc. (POM) a 501(c)3 non-profit, international law enforcement chaplaincy ministry whose mission is to “Serve Those Who Protect and Serve Us.”

Chaplain Ruffatto has an A.A. in Liberal Arts from St Leo College, a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Behavioral Science/Theology) from Concordia College, Bronxville, NY and a M.Div. from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri.

Chaplain Ruffatto has performed “boots on the ground” ministry for P.O.M. in Nicaragua, Alabama, and assisted with the LCMS relief efforts in American Samoa. Locally, with Point of Grace, he has worked with the Cornelius Police Department’s Christmas-adopt-a-family projects, National Night Out events, and other ad hoc activities. Additionally, his combination of police/ministry education and experience provides a practical application to the POM police and chaplaincy training at Concordia Seminary.

 

 

The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi

Too Far Gone For God?

Too Far Gone For God?

It's A Wonderful (Cop's) Life

It's A Wonderful (Cop's) Life

Thanksgiving For... Much Needed Backup

Thanksgiving For... Much Needed Backup

Three Spiritual Insights for a Balanced LE Career

Three Spiritual Insights for a Balanced LE Career

On Handgun & Heart Health

On Handgun & Heart Health

10 Ways To Help A Cop post-OIS

10 Ways To Help A Cop post-OIS

The Spirit and the Letter of the Law

The Spirit and the Letter of the Law

Chaplain's Message: Good God Fearing Men

Chaplain's Message: Good God Fearing Men

Police Week: A Chaplain's Outlook

On the Other Side of the (Crime Scene) Tape: A Trip to Sanford, Florida

On the Other Side of the (Crime Scene) Tape: A Trip to Sanford, Florida

The Importance of Training

The Importance of Training

 

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