This course is a review and continuation of the course entitled “Spanish for the Uniformed Patrol and Drug Interdiction Officer Phase I.” It focuses on field interview and interrogation protocols, enabling officers and investigators to obtain critical information relevant to drug enforcement and investigations. This workshop prepares non-Hispanic officers to use Spanish to request and receive critical information concerning suspects, searches, and seizures associated with illegal drug activity.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Speak Spanish to ask for basic field information, including questions about names, birth dates, telephone numbers, addresses, ages, place of employment, country of origin, identity documents, location of persons, location of drugs and weapons, and ownership of vehicles.
  • Use Spanish numbers to establish the time and date of an event.
  • Mirandize in Spanish.
  • Understand probable spoken Spanish responses to learned questions.
  • Conduct basic field interviews in Spanish.

Prerequisites: Spanish for Uniformed Patrol and Drug Interdiction Officer Phase I or two years of college Spanish.

Course Length: 4 days/32 hours.

Who May Attend: Law Enforcement, Corrections.