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Español for Law Enforcement


Español for Law Enforcement

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National Institute of Justice (NIJ) (see reuse policy).

The goal of this course is for students to attain a working knowledge of the Spanish language and apply that knowledge to law enforcement situations.

To begin this course, select a topic below.

If you are taking this course for the first time, it is recommended that you start with Basic Knowledge followed by the scenarios.

Course Notes

Certificate or credits: The National Institute of Justice does not offer any credits for completion of this course.



Basic Knowledge


Crime Scene

Motor Vehicles

Domestic Violence