Episode No. 106: Police
Notes: A conversation
with Police Chaplain C. Grant Wolf.
After more than years as Executive
Director and a work career spanning six decades, C. Grant Wolf will retired from the Fellowship of Christian Police Officers
on December 31, 2009. An ordained pastor, Grant has served the Chattanooga Police Department as Chaplain
for many years. One of his great delights is teaching in new academy classes and conducting weekly sessions
in the department’s chapel. He also conducts funerals, weddings, and provides financial and pre-marital counseling.
An experienced organist, Grant plays each Sunday in his church as well as theater organ at Chattanooga’s Tivoli Theatre.
He began playing dinner music professionally in a Wichita KS restaurant in December, 1949. In the 60 years
since then he has continuously been employed, including Military service and in school. His undergraduate studies in psychology
were at Wichita State and graduate work in communications at Boston University.
While in the Army he was assigned to
Tokyo in Psychological Warfare. In that capacity he wrote news and news commentary, traveled in several
countries interviewing top civilian and military personnel and taught “English as a Second Language” to Japanese
high school teachers in night school. He also played dinner music on weekends at the Tokyo Plaza Hotel.