This self-paced course provides an introductory overview of Spanish for Law Enforcement for those with little or no Spanish proficiency. Commonly used phrases, vocabulary, and grammatical structures will be mastered through a variety of interactive activities and assessments. Cultural insights accompany each module.
Students will be expected to be able to greet a Spanish speaking subject, to be able, with basic Spanish pronunciations, to have personal exchanges, to learn commands, to learn how to obtain information, to be able to do a vehicle stop, to learn how to handle basic medical emergency and to learn terms for control and arrest. They will also learn a basic language and culture overview, and will be provided with communication strategies.
Online course registration and payments are limited to one per person.
- Language and Culture Overview
- Spanish Pronunciation
- Greetings and Personal Exchanges
- Communication Strategies
- Officer Commands
- Obtaining Information
- Vehicle Stops
- Control and Arrest
- Medical Emergencies
- More Vocabulary and Review
- Appendix: Additional terms