Spanish Language Graduation

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

Instructor: Sandy Springer

8 members from Patrol Operations Bureau, Investigative Operations Bureau, Department of Detention and Corrections, Strategic Planning Bureau, Forensic Sciences Division, and Judicial Operations Bureau-Court Security will be graduating. 

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

This is the 9th 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.

When:
The ceremony will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2018.

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

Why/How:
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 the 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 pilot program that ran consecutively for 22 months and has evolved into a two-year program consisting of 10 months each.

The media is invited to cover the graduation ceremony.

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

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Wednesday, June 13, 2018 11:10:00 AM Categories: Events

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