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CHAPLAIN. A clergyman appointed to say prayers and perform divine service. Each house of congress usually appoints it own chaplain.

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I picked up this book because as a police chaplain I have pondered what ways I might be able to help our department if a serious calamity were to hit.
Viv Baldwin came to the chaplaincy via a myriad jobs; The Rev Viv Baldwin, who is the first full-time police chaplain in the country, relishes her role as a morale booster in West Midlands Police Pictures, JOHN REAVENALL
Dunnill, a past president of the conference, has served as Thunder Bay's police chaplain since 1988.
Peter McConnell, Northumbria Police Chaplain for a memorable service.
It's critical to provide this kind of service because we have thousands of police officers away from home for an extended period," said the retired Presbyterian minister, who has worked as a police chaplain for over 20 years.
More than 100 people attended the event, which was conducted by the Strathclyde Police chaplain, the Rev Neil Galbraith.
Police chaplain Von Wernich was convicted for his involvement in seven murders, 31 cases of torture and 42 kidnappings.
Former police chaplain Christian von Wer-nich was convicted on all counts after being accused of being a "co-participant" with police in seven murders, 31 torture cases and 42 kidnappings during the 1976-83 military rule that critics say the church did little to oppose.
A Sussex police coroner's officer was at the scene last night, along with a police chaplain.
I DISAGREE with your correspondent who claims that appointing a police chaplain is a bad idea.
He added: 'I speak as a former psychiatric nurse, a prison and police chaplain and a parish priest for 40 years, including 25 years in Llanrumney.
Mr Adams's mother was comforted by British Transport Police chaplain the Rev Ian Gentles.