Our volunteer Police Chaplain Program is an essential benefit to the Rockwall Police Department. Police Chaplains provide religious services and comfort to members of the department and their families, and assist officers while serving the citizens of our community. They promote good will and foster good relations between the department and the community and provide specialized services to the community as directed. Police Chaplains represent the Rockwall Police Department in a professional, moral and ethical manner reflective upon the special calling of their religious faith and our high standards of conduct.
The Rockwall Police Department currently has four Chaplains assigned to this program. They are; Pastor Stephen K. Swofford, Pastor Dr. Brian Bosworth, Pastor Jason Reeves and Pastor Robert Beaumont Sr.
Pastor Stephen Swofford has been a Police Chaplain for the Rockwall Police Department for the past fifteen years. Pastor Swofford began his ministry with First Baptist Rockwall in March of 1989. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from Dallas Baptists University and his Master's Degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. Before coming to Rockwall, Pastor Swofford was the Minister of Youth and Assistant Pastor of the Inglewood Baptist Church in Grand Prairie. Pastor Swofford also pastored both the Trinity Baptist Church and Pleasant Grove First Baptist Church in Dallas. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pastor Brian Bosworth has been a Police Chaplain for the Rockwall Police Department since 2005. He was appointed as a Police Chaplain after retiring as a Lieutenant from the Rockwall Police Department. He served the citizens of Rockwall from 1985 until 2005. He is currently Senior Pastor of Floral Heights United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas. In May of 2005, he graduated from Perkins School of Theology at SMU with a Masters of Divinity Degree. In May of 2012, Reverend Bosworth completed doctoral studies at Saint Paul School of Theology, earning a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Wesleyan Spirituality, Leadership, and Congregational Renewal. He is an Elder and a member in full connection of the North Texas Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Reverend Bosworth also served as Youth Director at the First United Methodist Church of Heath, Texas. He chairs the Disaster Response Committee of the East District and serves on the East District's Nominating Committee. He is a member of the Northeast Texas Emmaus Community and the Trinity Chapter of the Order of St. Luke. He can be reached at (940) 723-7151.
Pastor Robert Beaumont became a Police Chaplain for the Rockwall Police Department in 2016. Pastor Beaumont has been involved in ministry since 1982 and has served in the areas of Sunday School Teacher, Usher, Deacon, Minister & Evangelism. In 1992, Pastor Beaumont received his License to Preach from Life Ministries in San Bernardino, California after he completed three years of Ministry Training at Life Changing Ministries, Inland Valley School of Ministry and Rhema Bible School in Tulsa Oklahoma. In 1995, Pastor Beaumont became an Ordained Minister. Pastor Beaumont served as the Pastor of Footsteps of Faith Ministry in Rialto California from 1995 until 2005. Since 2008, Pastor Beaumont has served at Destiny Christian Center in Garland, Texas. Pastor Beaumont also serves the Rockwall Police Department through the Citizens on Patrol and RCAPP programs. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Jason Reeves serves as one of our police chaplains here at Rockwall PD. Jason, his wife, Tiersa, and their family live in Rockwall, where Jason is the preaching minister at the Eastridge Church of Christ. He also serves as an adjunct professor of Bible and ministry at Dallas Christian College. Having previously served as a police officer for the Garland Police Department, he is the police chaplain at Garland PD as well. Jason's formal education comes from The Center for Christian Education (Certificate of Ministry), Dallas Christian College (Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Leadership), and Lubbock Christian University (Master of Arts in Biblical Interpretation). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockwall Police Department
205 West Rusk Street
Rockwall, Texas 75087
Emergencies: DIAL 9-1-1
Administration Line: (972) 771-7714
Non-Emergency Line: (972) 771-7717