The Morristown Police Department mourned the passing of a long-time chaplain Monday.
The department posted on Twitter, “Dr. Ruth Carpenter’s watch ended yesterday.”
According to the city’s website, the chaplain unit of the police department was established in 2001 with Carpenter there since it began. The department also called her a beloved member.
We are sad to say goodbye to Dr. Ruth Carpenter who served as a beloved police chaplain for many years. End of watch 2/18/2019- Rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/CRWBgYqQVH— MorristownPolice (@MorristownPD) February 18, 2019