What Does a Law Enforcement Chaplain Do?
· Offers moral and spiritual support when called upon to a hurting and frustrated officer or
when an officer is injured or ill.
· Enlists volunteers to work on community law enforcement projects.
· Provides officer and family support.
· Enables deputies and police officers who protect and serve our communities to carry out
their responsibilities more effectively.
· Assists with death notifications.
· Represents the sheriff/chief and department in a variety of appropriate duties in the
community, including prayers at ceremonies, awards and review boards.
Blue and White Sundays
A Blue and White Sunday is a special Sunday set side to honor the law enforcement officers of your
community according to Rom. 13:1-8. I allows your church, and community through media coverage to
show their appreciation to the men and women who risk their lives each day to protect you. Complete
Law Enforcement preparation and package. Includes, letters and flyers to your mayor, media, all
your local law enforcement agencies, and to your church as well. Detailed church set-up suggestions tips
and ideas to help your church get involved and prepare to honor your local law enforcement (police,
county and state) on this special day at your Church.
Line of Duty Death Manual
This L&GM manual directs the Duty Commander to delegate this enormous responsibility to five
appointed officers to quickly and efficiently organize and direct a departmental death procedure during
this time of crisis. It has a easy to read flow chart with a complete listing of duties and a checklist to
follow until all has been accomplished. It works in coordination with the Illinois Sheriff’s Association
recommendations offering a total package including contact with full honor and color-guard for funeral
services as well as thorough follow-up information with “Concerns for Police Survivors” (C.O.P.S.)
Law Enforcement & Emergency Responders Debriefing
Helps these teams with: Symptoms caused by Post Traumatic Stress, grieving stages, causes and solution
of stress, emotion and suffering, anger and depression, fears, how to handle memories and nightmares,
forgiveness, love/marriage, family structure and parenting.
Our Law enforcement chaplains are available to ride along with the officer and can assist when called on
in some domestic certain situations and follow-up counseling.
Death Notification Manual
On occasion a deputy or other law enforcement officer is the only one available to make that dreaded
notification that someone’s next of kin or loved one has passed away with no time to prepare. The law
enforcement chaplain can assist with this unpleasant duty when called upon to do so even in the early
hours of the morning, and will stay and continue to comfort and assist while the officer can resume his
/her duty on the road, knowing they are not left alone.
What do I do if I am a victim of a crime? Victims of crime often feel that their victimization continues
into the court system. They find themselves confronted by an often frustrating process which they do not
fully understand. The L&GM chaplain can help with resource information, counseling, court appearance,
procedural information, transportation assistance and escort to the courtroom.