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NCJ Number: 134931 Find in a Library
Title: Complete Spanish Field Reference Manual for Public Safety Professionals
Author(s): R L Dent
Date Published: 1991
Page Count: 149
Sponsoring Agency: Constable Group, Inc
Bend, OR 97708
Sale Source: Constable Group, Inc
P.O. Box 6415
Bend, OR 97708
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual provides key words and phrases in Spanish that can help law enforcement officers and other emergency personnel who need to communicate with Hispanics under urgent and stressful conditions. The Oregon Board on Public Safety Standards and Training has certified the course of instruction that accompanies this manual.
Abstract: Each phrase contained in the manual has the Spanish equivalent as well as transliterations; the manual also contains basic Spanish grammatical rules and constructions. Some of the subjects and situations covered in this manual are child abuse, advice of rights, commands, consent to search, various crimes, drug slang, interviews with suspects and victims, arrest procedures, officer safety, and witnesses. Other topics listed in the manual have cultural relevance to Hispanics: greetings, patron saints, friends and associates, and Mexican-American family values.
Main Term(s): Foreign language education; Police education
Index Term(s): Community relations; Hispanic Americans; Oregon
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