Police Chaplain Reverend Lisle J. Kauffman has been a Police Chaplain since 1979. Chaplain Kauffman is a vital part of the Department who acts as counselor, resource person, and advisor to the entire department. He is certified by the International Conference of Police Chaplains as a Master Chaplain (1989). He has served the ICPC as the State Representative for Illinois and served 15 years as the Regional Director for the West Great Lakes Region of the ICPC. He also served four years as the Secretary of the ICPC. He served 15 years as a member of the ICPC Board of Directors.
Awards & Accomplishments
A recipient of the ICPC John A. Price Award for Excellence in Chaplaincy (1994), Reverend Kauffman is committed to law enforcement and emergency service chaplaincy and enjoys teaching very much. In 2007, he presented the opening devotion at the ICPC Annual Training Seminar Opening Ceremonies in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In 2008, he has accepted teaching assignments for the ICPC in Mobile, Alabama (July) and for the FFC in Providence, Rhode Island (October).
Chaplain Kauffman is a graduate of McCormick Theological Seminary (1969) and Pastor (Ret.) of Calvary Presbyterian Church in Round Lake since August 1969.