Franklin County, OH expands police chaplain services

From and Holly Zachariah at The Columbus Dispatch:

The chaplains will help however they are needed, Connolly said, whether comforting bystanders at a crash scene, offering kindness to grieving families or even — as Connolly did this past Christmas Eve — helping a stunned and elderly widow still wearing her nightgown summon a funeral home after her husband died unexpectedly.

But their primary role is to get to know the 1,200 sworn and civilian employees of the office and to be there for whatever those people may need.

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