CT Police departments expand role of chaplains

“DANBURY – Whether assisting first responders when they need it most, or helping to build bridges with the community, the role of police chaplains has grown increasingly important. Seeing the value that chaplains can provide, the Redding Police Department last week organized an introductory training session for chaplains at Danbury Hospital. Clergy and laymen from Waterbury to Greenwich participated in the event. “Chaplains have become an invaluable resource for us that comes at no cost to the community,” said Redding Chief Doug Fuchs. “A lot of what they do is support the first responders, but they are also there to support the people we serve. We are humans too, after all.” More.

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About The Rev. Thomas C. Jackson

Ordained to the priesthood in December, 2010.
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