“I had a partner in the police department that died from suicide in the 1980s. I knew then that I had to do something to help prevent these deaths.” Profiles In Courage – Dr. Robert Douglas Jr. – Vietnam Vet, Retired Police Officer, Pastor and PHD is our guest in this episode of the Law Enforcement Today Radio Show and Podcast.
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Dr. Robert E. “Bob” Douglas Jr, is our guest. Prior to his 25 year career in Law Enforcement he was a US Marine Corps veteran who served in Vietnam. He has a Masters degree in Criminal Justice, continued his education to get his Doctorate, became a Pastor and dedicates his life to preventing Law Enforcement and First Responder suicides. He is a member of the American Association of Suicidologists, Senior Chaplain for ICPC, and a recipient of the Jack Price Award. He is the author of three books, Death With No Valor, Hope Beyond the Badge, and Healing for a Hero’s Heart.
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In July 1994, Bob retired as a Police Agent after serving 20 years with the Baltimore City Police Department, and 5 years as a patrol officer with the Temple Terrace Police Department, in Temple Terrace Florida. He holds a B.S. degree from the University of South Florida in criminal justice and a Masters Degree in Police Administration from the University of Baltimore. Bob also has a Masters degree in theology from St. Mary’s Seminary and recently completed his Doctorate degree in Pastoral Counseling. He retired as the Senior Pastor at Jenkins Memorial Church in Riviera Beach, Maryland, after 24 years of service. He currently is Pastor of Compassionate Shepherd Ministries in Laurel, Delaware. Bob also served as police Chaplain for FOP Lodge #3 in Baltimore City, from 1988 to 2002, served as Chaplain for Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms (ATF) in Washington, D.C. and lectured at the FBI National Academy.
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