Overcoming Language Barriers Solutions for Law Enforcement

Overcoming language barriers


In order to do their jobs effectively and safely, sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel must be able to communicate with the people they serve—including the growing number of immigrant communities that do not speak English well. There are cost-effective steps that agencies can take to overcome language barriers, and these steps can be tailored to meet each agency's unique needs and capacities


Series: Target 2020

Justice is on the Ballot

We elect federal leaders, district attorneys, mayors, local legislators, and sheriffs—people who shape how our communities ensure public safety and secure justice.

Election Day is in six weeks, but in communities across the United States, voting for the 2020 election is already underway. In every race, from the federal to the state to the local level, it’s clear: Justice is on the ballot. Our votes can help ensure due process for immigrants facing deportation, address overpolicing in communities of color and ...

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  • Nicholas Turner
    Nicholas Turner
September 22, 2020
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