DeLand PD honors longtime chaplain

(DeLand, FL) - The DeLand Police Department on Monday recognized longtime and retiring chaplain Walt Mentzer for his dedication to our department.

A resident of DeLand since 1981, Mentzer has served as a chaplain for the department since 2002. He has also been a chaplain for Florida Hospital DeLand and the YMCA.

On Monday, Police Chief Jason Umberger presented Mentzer with the Distinguished Citizen Service Award.

Photo caption: On Monday, Police Chief Jason Umberger presented the Distinguished Citizen Service Award to Chaplain Walt Mentzer, who is retiring after serving the department since 2002.