Speak Spanish Now for Public Safety Officials

A Customized Learning Approach for Law Enforcement and Department of Corrections Staff

by Brian K. Jones

Tags: Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement, Law Enforcement, Spanish

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Teacher's Manual available

232 pp  $42.00

ISBN 978-1-59460-433-1
eISBN 978-1-5310-2098-9

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Speak Spanish Now for Public Safety Officials helps law enforcement professionals develop an immediate, effective ability to communicate with Spanish-speaking persons. The book's approach teaches one-way communication, so it requires minimal understanding of grammar and composition skills. However, it includes certain anticipated responses. Upon successfully mastering the phrases of the text, the reader will be able to manage situations that law enforcement professionals encounter on a daily basis, give instructions and commands, ascertain personal information, and interact with Spanish-speaking persons in a culturally appropriate manner.

This text is designed to promote communication in Spanish for professionals in the field of law enforcement, with primary focus on public safety officials and correctional officers. However, professionals in other related fields, such as court officers and social workers, may find this text practical. The design of the chapters allows users to pick and choose what they learn and concentrate on those areas that are most practical for their respective professions.

Includes a CD with phrases spoken in English and Spanish as well as a Teacher's Activity Guide.

Comp Copy If you are a professor teaching in this field you may request a complimentary copy.