Jim Bontrager is the Senior Chaplain with the Elkhart Police Department in Elkhart, IN and Master Level Chaplain with the International Conference of Police Chaplains. Jim is an advocate for police officers and their families, having obtained multiple proclamations from the Indiana Governor's Office in support of law enforcement. In this episode, Jim shares the most recently proclamation and invites the Watch Your Six audience to the 23rd Annual Officer Appreciation Day and Breaching the Barricade Conference to be hosted in October 2017.
Jim also shares his heart for law enforcement officers through several personal stories of tragedy and triumph.
This year's Breaching the Barricade Conference will be hosted near Elkhart, IN on Friday, October 6, 2017. It will feature many guests familiar to the Watch Your Six audience, including:
- J. Warner Wallace (Episode 006 – A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of Christianity)
- Stacy & Martha Ettel (Episode 027 – This Fall Guy is Standing Up for Courageous Leadership)
- Victoria & Brent Newman (Episode 005 - A Marriage in Progress: Tactical Support for Law Enforcement Relationships)
- Kristi Neace (Episode 015 - Above the Fray with Police Wife, Author, and Speaker Kristi Neace)
The 23rd Annual Officer Appreciation Day will follow on Saturday, October 7, 2017. Find out more about this amazing event HERE.
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