Spanish Language For Deputies

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Support Services Bureau
-Training Division

Instructor: Sandy Springer

Eight members from the Patrol Operations and the Detention and Correction Bureaus will be graduating; along with one County 911 employee.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is recognizing members who have completed Level II of Spanish Language for Law Enforcement with a graduation ceremony.

This is the 6th year that the Sheriff’s Office has offered Spanish language courses to its members.

The course is tailored specifically to the needs of Law Enforcement and was established in an effort to better serve the growing Hispanic population of Pinellas County.

The ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.

The ceremony will be held at Sheriff’s Administration Building, Room 180B, located at 10750 Ulmerton Road in Largo.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is recognizing members who have successfully completed Spanish for Law Enforcement Level II (a two-year program).

The graduation of the group highlights the Sheriff’s Office continuing commitment to a program that has been tailored to the specific needs of Law Enforcement; and was designed in an effort to better serve the Spanish speaking community of Pinellas County.

The Sheriff’s Office plans to continue the program next fall with Spanish Level I, Spanish Level II and Spanish Level III maintenance courses offered.

The course originally began as a year-long program and has expanded and evolved into a two-year long curriculum.

The media is invited to cover the graduation ceremony.

For further information, please contact the Public Information Office at 727-582-6221.

Posted by Monday, June 8, 2015 6:36:00 PM Categories: General News

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