Licensed chaplains equipped and united to support and serve law enforcement officers, agencies, families, and the victims they serve in times of crisis.
• To develop a network of licensed professional chaplains to support and serve law enforcement with spiritual, emotional, mental, and practical services.
• To support and serve law enforcement through training, counseling, advocacy, victim crisis response, and a ministry of presence.
• To develop a professional licensed chaplain network which can be mobilized quickly and efficiently in a crisis.
• To build a crisis response care center as a collaborative crisis response hub for law enforcement, government agencies, community resource agencies, non profit and faith based organizations.
• To create a Bible-based ecumenical place of healing and hope to support and serve Law Enforcement officers, agencies, and victims they serve at a neutral non-affiliated crisis response center.
Chaplain Resource Network, Inc. is a group of trained and licensed volunteer chaplains who are equipped and committed to serve and support law enforcement and first responder agencies across Wisconsin. Chaplains will provide the following services to law enforcement and first responder agencies and the people they serve.
a. Provide on-call confidential support to serve law enforcement, employees, and families of the law enforcement agency in a crisis response and ecumenical spiritual care capacity.
b. Provide neutral spiritual support and encouragement across all faiths and denominations upholding the Lemon vs. Kurtzman Supreme Court ruling.
c. Serve the community during crisis and trauma situations, which may include on site presence and support to law enforcement at accident scenes, death scenes, crime scenes, disasters, domestic and other disturbances.
d. Provide on-call chaplain services to law enforcement agencies and victims during crisis, which may include comfort, counseling, notifications to family, prayer and officiating of meetings, celebrations, and other official gatherings.
e. Provide education, training, classes, and individual resources for law enforcement officers, employees, families and the victims they serve.
f. To provide a neutral facility for law enforcement officers, employees, and families to meet with a chaplain in a confidential, non-threatening environment.
g. To provide family resources for law enforcement officers and agency staff to include benevolence, recreation, and family counseling.
h. To provide a neutral facility for victims to meet with a chaplain as they work with law enforcement to establish crisis response plans and follow-up care.
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. 2 Corinthians 1:3–4,
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. John 13:34
…Through love serve one another. For the whole Law is fulfilled in one word, in the statement, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ Galatians 5:13-14
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls for my yoke is easy and my burden is light. Matthew 11:28-30