Cops and chaplains: South Jersey program to help officers

From CBS News in Clayton, NJ (video below):

“Officers are guardians of society and they see a lot of things in their shift that most people won’t see in their entire lifetime and it takes a toll on the officers and it’s nice to know that they can reach out to a chaplain that’s there for them,” Clayton Police Chief Andrew Davis said.

For a small department, Clayton has a lot of pastors — nine, in fact. They act as counselors in times of crisis, or just spend time with officers riding around, talking about life, which, in their line of work, can be extremely stressful.

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