Pastors are often known as peaceseekers. In Indianapolis, a growing group of them are being enlisted at homicide scenes for that very reason reports the Indianapolis Star.
Police from that city have recruited more than a dozen ministers so far to help calm individuals involved in volatile crime scenes.
“They have a connection to the neighborhood," said Holman, who also serves as an assistant pastor at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Indianapolis. "They are the very people that people are looking to for answers."
Police hope to eventually have a pastor on call in every district.
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