Behind the Badge (Officers)
Law Enforcement Chaplains and Crisis and Trauma Intervention
COM Chaplains - Serving our community with compassion
Chaplains for Williamson County Sheriff's Office and Franklin & Nolensville Police - Serving Those Who Protect
COM Chaplains are on call 24/7 to respond to emergencies that need crisis and emotional support that we are trained to offer. We provide a team of chaplains who respond regularly to accidents, suicides, shootings, domestic struggles, unexpected deaths, and various other incidents where the officers and citizens can benefit from our presence and support. COM delivers death notifications throughout the county, delivering life-changing news of the death of a loved one, providing critical support at this most painful moment.
Employee Chaplain - Corky French of COM oversees a team of chaplains who daily delivers support for over 310 employees at the Sheriff ‘s Office, and their family members. These employees face a very unique stress in this culture. They benefit greatly from support, pastoral counsel, and guidance from our ministry. We provide untold hours of personal support for employees, including regular presence at roll calls, conducting weddings, funerals, and various other services.
Left to right: Chief Deputy Dusty Rhoades, Sheriff Jeff Long, Dean Barham, Marty Curley, Ashley Abarca-Mitchell, Corky French
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) – COM ‘s senior minister is trained in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and is part of a state-wide “on call ” network of trained professionals ready to respond to critical incidents involving law enforcement officers.