J. Fair is President of the American
Association of Police Officers, a non profit corporation
providing training and education to officers and
chaplains. Fair is a veteran
law enforcement officer, currently a reserve deputy
sheriff. He also holds licenses/certifications
as a Texas Mental Health Officer, an Instructor,
and Forensic Hypnotist.
Dr. Fair is a master chaplain
with the International Conference of Police Chaplains
and is immediate past chair of the group’s
Education Committee and a former board member.
He is currently on the ICPC Disaster Committee,
as a Disaster Chaplain. He holds a master chaplain
designation from Chaplain Fellowship Ministries.
Chaplain Fair serves on the advisory
board of the National Association of Church and
School Security. He additionally is a member of
the West Central Texas Council of Governments
Emergency 9-11 advisory committee.
Fair holds a Level Three Certification
from the Academy of Certified Chaplains a part
of the American Psychotherapist Association a
division of the American College of Forensic Examiners,
Fair, is serving with the Texas
Military Forces, TXSG-HQ, as a Major, and was
chaplain for the 111 EN BN for two years. He currently
serves with the Standing Joint Interagency Task
Force (STIATF-TX). Fair has been awarded the Military
Emergency Management Specialist designation.
Major Fair has served as a briefer
on Operational and Combat Stress for the Camp
Bowie Training Center. Has deployed on state active
duty for a number of hurricanes, and served with
Operation Lone Star.
Chaplain Fair is the recipient
of the Texas Adjutant General’s Individual
Award Ribbon for, “Meritorious conduct in
performance of outstanding service during Hurricane
Dolly, response and recovery.
He is certified in Homeland Security
at Level IV (CHS-IV), and also carries certification
in Disaster Preparedness and Sensitive Security
Information. Fair, is a presenter for the Board
of Certification in Homeland Security, having
developed the course, Terrorism Trauma Syndrome.
Fair serves on the Editorial
Advisory Board for Inside Homeland Security Magazine
where he also writes their Chaplain’s Column.
Dr. Fair is a member of the Board
of Professional Advisors for the National Center
for Crisis Management / American Academy of Experts
is Traumatic Stress. He holds their Board Certifications
as Expert in Traumatic Stress, School Crisis Response,
Crisis Chaplaincy and Forensic Traumatology.
Fair is a past member of the
Ethics and Professional Policy Committee of the
American College of Medical Quality.
Dr. Fair, a longtime emergency
medical services technician and volunteer firefighter,
servers on the City of Brownwood (TX) Emergency
Services District Committee, as well as the police
and fire committee. He is Chairman of the Brownwood-Brown
County Emergency Medical Services Oversight Committee
He is retired as a member of
the Mid- Tex Council for Alcohol and Drug Abuse,
Central Texas MHMR Board of Trustees, and the
Adult Protective Services Advisory Board
Dr. Fair is an ordained minister.
He holds a PhD is Pastoral Counseling and Psychology
from Bethel Bible College and Seminary and a doctorate
in Clinical Christian Counseling from Center Christian
Fair is a longtime member of
the Brownwood City Council and a former Municipal
Judge and Justice of the Peace.
Dr. Fair, is on the facility
of Wayne E. Oates Institute, and is a professor
at Bethel Bible College and Seminary. Fair is
also a member of the Commission on Forensic Education.
He has presented for the American Humane Society,
the International Conference of Police Chaplains,
Tarleton University, Texas State Technical College,
and Howard Payne University. He is currently enrolled
in the Texas State University, Professional Military
Fair is a former board member
of the Green Cross Traumatology Institute, and
former board member of the Association of Traumatic
Dr. Fair is Chaplain Emeritus
of the Brownwood Police Department having recently
retired after 20 years of service and retired
from Brownwood Regional Medical Center as Chaplain
following 25 years of service. He is a Senior
Chaplain for the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Fair is past CEO of Crisis Response
Chaplain Services and is CEO of the Homeland Crisis
During police chaplaincy and
military service Dr. Fair was deployed to New
York following 911, to east Texas for the Space
Shuttle Columbia Disaster, and to Hurricanes Katrina,
Rita, Dolly, Gustav, and Ike.
He has written dozens of articles
concerning chaplaincy and trauma and authored
a book, Mastering Law Enforcement Chaplaincy.
He writes a Chaplain Column for Officer.Com.
He is married and he and his
wife have three daughters and four granddaughters.