Wisconsin State Patrol selects first chaplains
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin State Patrol has selected its first group of chaplains.
The patrol issued a news release saying the 19 volunteer chaplains were appointed Friday. The chaplains are ordained or licensed clergy and currently police chaplains. They hail from Omro, Racine, La Crosse, Rhinelander and Sparta, among other cities.
They’ll be tasked with counseling state troopers and their families. They’ll also help with death notifications and crisis response as well as participate in official ceremonies.