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Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Sacramento

FIRST RESPONDERS TO FIRST RESPONDERS AND THOSE THEY SERVE

aka LECS   |   Sacramento, CA   |  www.sacchaplains.com

Mission

LECS helps law enforcement families cope with the unique stresses of their profession, and provides immediate on scene personal support to citizens traumatized by suicides, homicides, SIDS, accidental deaths and other tragedies.

Ruling year info

1979

Executive Director

Darryl Schmidt

Senior Chaplain

Debra Fontes

Main address

2500 Marconi Avenue Suite 110

Sacramento, CA 95821 USA

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EIN

94-2598748

NTEE code info

Other Public Safety, Disaster Preparedness, and Relief N.E.C. (M99)

Human Service Organizations (P20)

Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C. (X99)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Suicide and crimes against victims, and stress that effects our law enforcement and their families. Our organization is here to help people in crisis.\n\nWe have a 24 hour confidential helpline 916-857-1801 -connected with Sac County 211 (informational) line and Sac County Office of Emergency Services. All phone personal is trained in trauma informed, certified in trauma response and care and understanding the additional stresses that Covid 19 has put on people. We also have many collaborations that are used for resources.\n\nSchool, Businesses, and First Responders Wellness response 365-24-7. We are known for our in depth training in areas of trauma response and are deployed as essentials.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Community Chaplaincy

Community chaplains are lay volunteers from all walks of life who respond with law enforcement to provide immediate on-scene personal support to citizens traumatized by suicides, homicides, SIDS, accidents and other common tragedies.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

Law enforcement chaplains are licensed, ordained or commissioned by their various faith congregations to provide personal support to law enforcement personnel and their families, during both the normal events of daily life as well as in times of particular stress.

Population(s) Served
Men and boys
Women and girls

School and Post Trauma Trained for Children

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Families

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Increase numbers and of LECS School Support certified members who will participate in a proactive school program within the 16 school districts ( 87 school). 2014 in 3 schools, 2015 10 schools.\r\nContinue Academies to increase trauma care responder Chaplains 24-7-365.\r\nRemain available, accessible ( 24-hour confidential number 916-857-1801) for all of Sacramento Cities and County.

Beginning a Succession Strategy with forward thinking of 5 and 10 years out, training younger Chaplains within each leadership role.\r\nUsing social media to "tell our story" and get people involved in providing financial support and recruiting.\r\n\r\nDeveloping a statewide Disaster Crisis Chaplains Corp for OES, CHP, DOJ, and CDCR

To respond to victims and law enforcement, round the clock 24/7/365 in communities, schools, businesses, and law enforcement departments.

Increase our academies 2015 -2\r\nIncrease our Trauma training in 2015 -4\r\nContinuing education for the 100+ chaplains every month.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Sacramento

Board of directors
as of 06/06/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Captain Paul Solomon

Elk Grove Police Department

Term: 2015 -


Board co-chair

Captain Brandon Straw

California Highway Patrol

Term: 2017 -

Zachary Bales

Sacramento Police Department

Nick Goncalves

Sacramento County Sheriff

Ed Linn

LECS Community CHaplain

Karen Meredith

Banner Bank

Mindi Russell

Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Sacramento

Paul Solomon

Elk Grove Police Department

Brandon Straw

CHP

Darryl Schmidt

Self-Employed

Stan Wilkins

Clergy, LECS

Maria Gonzalez

Asst Chief Deputy

Kris Frey

Lieutenant

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable