Wilmington Police to present “Peacemakers” summit for cops and clergy

The badge detail on the new WPD chaplains uniforms.

The badge detail on the new WPD chaplains uniforms.

“Peacemakers United: Building Safer Communities” A Clergy & Law Enforcement Partnership Conference will be 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 10) and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday (Oct. 11) at the New Hanover County Executive Development Center adjacent to the Northeast Library, 1241 Military Cutoff Road.

The event will bring area clergy, nonprofits, community relations officers, police and university officials to speak about the impact of police and faith communities working to reduce crime, according to a Wilmington Police Department press release.

READ more about how the Wilmington Police Department has beefed up its chaplain department in the last year.

Conference topics will include “Where’s the Moral Voice?,” “Understanding the Inner-city & Law Enforcement,” “Multi-Cultural Faiths & Law Enforcement,” “Law Enforcement Roles & Partnering with Clergy,” “Clergy Roles & Partnering with Law Enforcement,” “The Rodney King Impact” – Panel Discussion and best practice models from across North Carolina.

Details: 910-341-4608

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