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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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During the early days after Swiss Air flight 111 crashed off the shores of Halifax in 1998, we police chaplains were tasked with care of many, including family members of those 229 killed in the crash.
Nevertheless, the trend is expanding, with police chaplains becoming more common and correctional officials increasingly open to evangelical Christian programs to keep convicts from committing new crimes after release.
A POLICE chaplain doesn't mind playing the dummy to fight racism, bullying and drug use in Birmingham schools.
A FORMER police chaplain, praised for his work helping families during the Suffolk Strangler murders, was yesterday jailed for sexually abusing two boys.
Dyfed-Powys Police chaplain Tom Evans sent a message of hope to the officers involved in the search for the five-year-old as well as to the wider community.
Police chaplain Keith Stewart asked them all to remember "a vibrant young woman" - a green belt in karate who also enjoyed looking after her nails and hair.
Christian von Wernich is the only Catholic priest who has been sentenced for his role as a police chaplain during Argentina's civil conflict, but many other Catholic priests served in similar capacities in secret detention centers where civilians were tortured and murdered.
Before his role with the North East Ambulance Service he was a volunteer for the RNLI, the Duddon Inshore rescue lifeboat, and had just been made redundant from his role as police chaplain with Northumbria Police.
The observance concludes with the singing of "God Bless America," a minute of silence at the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center, the ringing of church bells, and a benediction by Bolton Police Chaplain Rev.
Tomorrow Reverend Dr Richard Cook, the Merseyside railway and British Transport Police chaplain, will hold a memorial service at James Street station.
Not if the stats I got at my last police chaplain training session on prescribed happy-pill use is any indication.
Zamudio, who is being tutored by a minister who was a former police chaplain.