Chaplain Services

  • Chaplain: From Death to Life

    Brad Lively wasn't much of a church-goer. But some things changed in that regard, too. When you see him on duty, just ask to see the prayer card over his visor.

    Article • April 1st, 2010

  • Earthquake Effects Haiti Police

    Chaplain David Fair shares some of his first hand observations from Haiti.

    Article • February 25th, 2010

  • Chaplain: Many Are Called

    Are you ready to serve in your Jerusalem? If not you can be. All it takes is a decision.

    Article • February 4th, 2010

  • Chaplain: Happy New Year!

    Every human being has a physical dimension, a mental/psychological dimension, an emotional dimension and a spiritual dimension.

    Article • January 7th, 2010

  • A Touch of Holiday Red

    Despite the festivities history has shown it is a time of year many people get the blues.

    Article • December 3rd, 2009

  • Chaplain: Empathic Policemen

    When it comes time for a promotion I can guarantee you the department supervisors are not just looking for someone who writes a lot of tickets.

    Article • November 5th, 2009

  • Chaplain: View from a Ringside Seat

    Reality is a tough teacher, but an honest one.

    Article • October 1st, 2009

  • Chaplains: Who Would Have Thought?

    The communities in which we serve really do appreciate what we do and really do care!

    Article • September 2nd, 2009

  • Chaplain's Column: Out of Sight

    Over time I've come to a greater understanding of and appreciation for those who handle dispatch and 911 calls. A tremendous amount of training is now required before touching a headset.

    Article • August 6th, 2009

  • Chaplains: Different Sort of Backup

    Distrust may keep cops safe on the street, but it can wreak havoc in their homes and their hearts.

    Article • July 2nd, 2009

  • Chaplain's Column: You're Kidding, Right?

    It's hard to believe, but more officers died in vehicle-related incidents than are shot, stabbed or beaten combined.

    Article • December 6th, 2007

  • Chaplain's Column: How to Survive Critical Incident Stress

    The deputy took a six month leave of absence from the department. He never returned to work.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Chaplain's Column: Take a Break!

    Does it make sense for you to schedule some time for your body to catch up with your spirit? You'll be a better officer if you do.

    Article • October 4th, 2007

  • Chaplain's Column: Facing the Giants

    Is our reason for being just writing tickets or making arrests? What is our purpose today as law enforcement officers or civilian support staff?

    Article • September 6th, 2007

  • Chaplain's Column: Life on the Street

    What matters on the street is survival. What matters on the street is know-how. What matters on the street is instinct. So what's the big hubbub about training?

    Article • August 2nd, 2007

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