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NCJ Number: 149514 Find in a Library
Title: Spanish for Law Enforcement Officers
Author(s): R I Berger
Date Published: 1992
Page Count: 15
Sponsoring Agency: Pocket Press
Portland, OR 97219
Sale Source: Pocket Press
9220 SW Barbur Blvd
Suite 119-256
Portland, OR 97219
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English; Spanish
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This pamphlet provides a limited English-Spanish dictionary designed for police officers who work in predominantly Hispanic areas.
Abstract: The introductory section explains the Spanish alphabet, emphasizing the sounds made by the consonants, vowels, and four additional Spanish letter combinations (CH, LL, N, RR). The sections of vocabulary contained here include: polite phrases; commands; language needed in high-risk situations; language needed in low-risk situations; high-risk vehicle stops; medical emergencies; numbers, colors, the calendar, and directions; and personal questions and the Miranda warning.
Main Term(s): Police education
Index Term(s): Foreign language education
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