Police Chaplain Program
The Lexington Police Department started its Chaplaincy Program in April of 2009 and is currently served by 4 volunteer chaplains. The Chaplain's rotate on a weekly "on-call" schedule.
To find out more information on our Chaplaincy Program, a flyer is available for download here. If you meet the requirements as listed in the flyer and believe you would like to serve in this ministry, an application is available for download here.
Chaplains are available to provide a host of services to the officer's of this department and the community we serve. These services may include, but not be limited to:
Provide on-call availability for crisis intervention.
Counsel law enforcement officers, their families and other members of the department.
Attend shift briefings, do ride-a-longs and/or just be out and around LPD officers.
Visit sick or injured officers and departmental personnel in homes and hospitals.
Make death notifications.
Provide assistance to victims.
Serve as part of a department's Crisis Response Team.
Serve as liaison with other clergy in the community.
Teach officers in areas such as Stress Management, Ethics and Family Life
Furnish expert responses to religious questions.
Offer prayers at special occasions.
Serve on boards and committees.
For all other questions or comments, please contact Chief Green, Lt. Bledsoe or Senior Chaplain Dave DeDonato at (803) 359-6260.