All chaplains will have the opportunity to undergo an initial twenty (20) hour orientation to prepare them for their duties. Topics in which a law enforcement chaplain should be knowledgeable are:

    • Blood Borne and Air Borne Pathogens
    • Burn-out: Officers and Chaplains
    • Issues of Confidentiality
    • CPR and First Aid
    • Critical Incident Stress Management
    • Death Notifications
    • Departmental Orientation
    • Domestic Disturbances
    • Ethics
    • Listening and Communication
    • Officer Death and Injury
    • Post-shooting Syndrome
    • Problems Officers Face
    • Ride-a-longs
    • Self-Defense and Weapons Orientation
    • Sensitivity and Diversity
    • Stress Management
    • Substance Abuse
    • Suicide Prevention Concepts
    • What is expected of a Law Enforcement Chaplain

Attendance at Annual Training Seminars and Regional Seminars with other organizations is encouraged but not mandatory.