All posts by Randy Foltz

Everett Police Officer Dan Rocha Shot and Killed

On March 25, 2022 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Officer Dan Rocha was shot and killed by a suspect at a local Starbucks coffee shop. This was the same day Pierce County Sheriff’s Deputy Calata, who was murdered in the line of duty last week was being laid to rest. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Officer Rocha’s family, friends, and fellow officers at this time. God bless you all.

Former Alexandria Police Officer says she owes her life to a Lyft Driver, 71, who was just murdered by a 17 year old

A former Alexandria police officer is paying tribute to a slain Lyft driver, Abdul Rauf Khan, who had saved her from a brutal attack in 2017. Abdul was recently murdered by a 17 year old, as he worked his job as a Rideshare driver. Click the above link for the complete story.

The North Central Washington Chaplain Foundation wishes all our first responders a Happy Thanksgiving and praying for your safety as many of you give up being with your families this holiday to be available to protect ours.


Lead Chaplain Paul Hughes

Chaplains; Jay Caron, Gary Beck, and Steve Whitney

Wenatchee Police Detective Caleb Aumell (WPD Chaplain Coordinator)

This week the NCWCF Lead Chaplain Paul Hughes conducted a meeting with foundation chaplains to discuss matters regarding community relations, the need to recruit additional chaplains, logistical needs, and other ministry related topics. Also, attending was Wenatchee Police Detective Caleb Aumell, who is the chaplain unit coordinator for the Wenatchee Police Department. As with the Wenatchee Police Department, most first responder agencies that utilize chaplains to provide service and support to the their agency personnel and the community, assign an officer or fire fighter to lead the unit in their respective agencies.