Kansas City, Mo. 64106
|Pastor Stan Archie
Pastor Archie has been a chaplain for the Kansas City Missouri Police Department for over 10 years. He said that being a chaplain allows him the opportunity to serve and work with officers, represent the department in the community, and offer professional services as a local pastor and an LPC. Pastor Archie is the senior pastor of Christian Fellowship BC and a counselor for Successful Edge, LLC. (Premiere Counseling) and has earned a BA, M.Ed., MA, JD, Ph. D (ABD). Pastor Archie and wife Evelyn have been married for 34 years and have three children. His hobbies include sports, music and social research.
|Pastor Dennis Dewey
Pastor Dewey has been a KCPD Chaplain since 1993. He said he enjoys being a Chaplain because it allows him to give back to a group of people who give so much to the community. Being a chaplain enriches his life because he gets to know and interact with people he would not otherwise meet. Pastor Dewey deeply appreciates the men & women who serve our community through the KCPD. He is the senior pastor of Hope Fellowship Church, 8350 N. Conant Ave, KCMO. He has a B.S. in Building Construction & Design from John Brown University and a Master of Divinity & Doctor of Ministry degree from the North American Baptist Seminary. He has been married for 41 years to Debbie and they have 3 children and 11 grandchildren.
|Rabbi Herbert Mandl
Rabbi Herbert Mandl started as a chaplain in 1987. He said he loves interacting with the officers and is the longest serving police chaplain in the history of the department! Rabbi Mandl graduated in June 1965, cum laude A.B. in German and Semitics from John Hopkins University. He also graduated from the Baltimore Hebrew College; the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York in 1969 and ordained Rabbi, then received his Orthodox Smicha ordination in 1974; the University of Montreal in 1981 receiving a Ph.D. magna cum laude; and in 1994 received a Doctor of Divinity degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He was rabbi of Congregation Beth Shalom in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from 1969-1971 and assistant rabbi of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal from 1971-1977. He served as senior rabbi of Kehilath Israel Synagogue for 35 year and in 2012 was elected Rabbi Emeritus of Kehilath Israel Synagogue for life. Rabbi Mandl was past president of the Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City from 1980-81, 1984-85 and 2009-2012. His appointments include the Missouri Health Facilities Review Commission where he was elected chairman of the Missouri Medical Review Commission and Certificate of Need Board; first chairman of the Kansas Holocaust Commission and liaison to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council; the Kansas City Sister Cities Commission; as Jewish Chaplain for both the Kansas City Missouri Police Department and the Overland Park Police Department. Additionally, Rabbi Mandl has been an adjunct lecturer in Judaica in the Department of Theology at Rockhurst University since 1989. Rabbi Mandl is married to the former Barbara Toltzis. They are the proud parents of Aron and Chaia Mandl, Seth and Osa Mandl, Debbie Mandl and Miriam Mandl and grandparents of Sammy, Benny, Ephraim, Sara, Shuli, Esti, Molly and Lucy.
|Pastor John Modest Miles|
|Imam Bilal Muhammad
Imam Bilal Muhammed is a lover of Kansas City and a resident of fifty-two years and served as one of the Founders and Resident Imam (leader) of the Al-Inshirah Islamic Center in Kansas City, Missouri from 1992 to 2005. He has a Bachelors of Liberal Arts degree from UMKC and holds a certificate of Qur’an and Arabic Studies from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt. Imam Bilal has served as an Executive Member of The Kansas City Interfaith Counsel and has served on The Missouri Corrections Religious/Spiritual Advisory Board. He is a believer in building bridges between people for better understanding and served as a member of Catholic/Muslim Dialogue and Unity Team in Vatican City, Rome as well as on the National Muslim/Presbyterian Dialogue team. Bilal is a retired Olathe, Kansas’s firefighter/EMT, a veteran of the United States Air Force and currently works in the Spiritual Care Department at The University of Kansas Medical Center.
|Reverend Keith B. Ratcliffe
Rev. Ratcliffe has been a police chaplain for the KCPD since 2001. Rev. Ratcliffe recently retired from Peace Lutheran Church, Kansas City, Missouri after 35 years in the pastoral ministry of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. He graduated in 1979, served eight years at Grace Lutheran Church in northern Minnesota and studied clinical pastoral education in 1982 at Moose Lake State Hospital; focusing on chemically dependent persons. He volunteered at the Chemical Medical Treatment Center in Hibbing Hospital in northern MN. From Sept. 1983-May 1984 he took an educational leave to attend Concordia Seminary, St. Louis to work on requirements for a second Masters degree in pastoral counseling and care. He returned to Grace Lutheran in Marble until serving at Peace Lutheran Church in Nov. 1986. He has attended several International Conferences of Chaplains and the citizen police academy in Nov. 2010. He served 8 years as Circuit Counselor of the South KC Circuit of the Missouri District of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod. In 2013 he completed the Department of Homeland Security’s Course Component fulfilling DHS guidelines for First Responders.He enjoys being a chaplain because it gives him an opportunity to give something back to his community by providing spiritual support and care so that the men and women who serve in law enforcement will be able to fulfill their duties more effectively in keeping the peace within the community in the name of his Savior who is the Prince of Peace.
|Reverend Dr. Kenneth Ray|
|Dr. Serita K. Wright, DD|
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