APD Annual Reports - 2015 Annual Report - Page 40

Center Stage Faith Based Groups 40 T he Arlington Clergy and Police Partnership (ACAPP) program supports the department and community by providing ministry services and assistance during times of crisis. Area church pastors and other faith-based leaders serve as a guiding force within the community and police department. Crime Prevention Officer Kimberly Fretwell serves as the police liaison between the department and ACAPP. This coalition of clergy from all faiths and backgrounds routinely pray for officers, build relationships with department members, and are available to respond to various situations within the community. There are 43 active clergy members in the program. Each member has been trained extensively in a 12-week program hosted by the department. ACAPP members then attend