The professional men and women in law enforcement careers put their lives at risk on a daily basis and face immense pressures that affect their personal lives. There are unique temptations that an officer face coupled with a trusted position in the community that can cause very real pressures. Individual character can be tested at every level of their careers.

County Corrections Gospel Mission is committed to serving and encouraging law enforcement agents and their spouses to fulfill their responsibilities with joy and enthusiasm. We are proud to do this as organization and in association with strategic partners and professional associations. Continue reading about the Chaplaincy program to State Police and the Code of Ethics for Law Enforcement agents.


Pennsylvania State Police

Jack Crans was appointed as Chaplain of the Pennsylvania State Police in 2010 with specific responsibility for the Embreeville Barracks of Troop J. In this capacity he serves as a grief counselor, pastor and encouragement to all the troopers, command staff and their families. This position demands his availability and willingness to respond to urgent concerns related to issues within the department or related to the circumstances of tragedies that may occur throughout the region.

Chaplain Crans has been able to serve the entire Pennsylvania State Police on several occasions by sharing in the hosting of Pointman Leadership Institute’s “Principle Based Leadership Seminars”. Within the most recent months more than 380 command and line officers have graduated from Pointman Leadership Institute at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy at Hershey.

Jack says: I am deeply grateful for the exemplary support of the Administration and Command Staff and Troopers of this most excellent police force. We are also most fortunate to have Troy Hyman of Troop J as member of County Corrections Gospel Mission’s Board of Directors.

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County Corrections Gospel Mission exists to biblically and effectively address the spiritual crisis as reflected through the urgencies and heart-cries of the Criminal Justice System.