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Chaplains are called to critical incidents when police determine emotional and spiritual care is needed. There are currently 55 active chaplains.
The Chaplains provided emotional and spiritual care to over 1,500 victims of trauma and violence in the City of Milwaukee.
The Chaplains responded to 90 calls for service from the Milwaukee Police Department.
The Chaplains volunteered for a total of 2,891 hours in 2019.
The Salvation Army Chaplaincy Program is a partnership between The Salvation Army Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee Police Department. Salvation Army Chaplains provide emotional and spiritual care and support to those that have experienced a traumatic incident. Through our two volunteer rosters of chaplains (community & emergency), we seek to build relationships, engage with faith-based organizations, help build sustainable neighborhoods, identify root causes of trauma, and provide assistance which empowers individuals to make changes towards healing in their lives.
The Salvation Army Chaplaincy Program is comprised of volunteers from all over the greater Milwaukee area. Our 55 chaplains represent 19 denominations from 44 different congregations. They are laypersons/clergy and come from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Our Chaplains are called to critical incidents when police determine emotional and spiritual care is needed, including (but not limited to):
Since the program’s beginning in May of 2015, chaplains have not only responded to the scene of critical incidents with the police, they also have participated in the following community events:
Please submit both applications to:
The Salvation Army
Attn: Veloris Brooks
11315 West Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Fax: (414) 302-4314