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Academy of Public Service & Education's Foreign Language Dept. Provides Evaluation to Douglas Police Department
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Monday, October 26, 2020

Law enforcement officers act on the front lines of the law to maintain authority and keep us safe. When officers are able to speak the same language as the individuals they encounter, they enhance communication, promote safety, and prevent dangerous misunderstandings or unnecessarily violent escalations.  Led by department chairperson Hilaria Taft, the Coffee High School Foreign Language Department, an integral part of the CHS Academy of Public Service & Education provides an assessment for the local police department. Officers get tested (evaluated) on their Spanish proficiency in order for them to be  competitive in the workplace. 


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