The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is pleased to welcome Daniel J. Perry in his new appointment as Police Chaplain. He is filling the position of recently retired Chaplain Randy Clark. Daniel is held in high regard among his peers, and has displayed exemplary service as a pastor at Cornerstone Baptist Church.
As a long-time Christian counselor he provides a valuable resource for officers and employees of the Police Department. Chaplain Perry has served in police chaplaincy since 1987. He worked with the Michigan State Police, and Garden City and Livonia Michigan Police Departments. Prior to his service as a chaplain he was a sworn officer with Las Vegas Metro and the Arvada, Colorado Police Department where he was assigned as a canine handler.
In a recent letter to department employees Chaplain Perry stated “My purpose in the chaplaincy is to simply be a source of blessing, encouragement and support to all department members and their families. I am here to minister to you in any way I can”.
“Chaplain Perry will fill a vital role as the Police Department Chaplain, as well as provide service to those with needs in our community. We look forward to his service with our agency for many years to come” stated Police Chief Wayne Longo.
For more information contact Sergeant Christie Wood, Public Information Officer Coeur d’Alene Police Department, 769-2320.