[lg policy] US: Inglewood police reach out to Latino residents through Spanish-language academy

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 27 17:41:54 UTC 2009

Forwarded from: edling at lists.sis.utsa.edu

Los Angeles Times

Inglewood police reach out to Latino residents through Spanish-language academy

Every time AngelĂ­ca Salvador walked past the Inglewood police station,
she picked up the pace. The 35-year-old Mexican immigrant said she was
afraid of the men and women in uniform and did her best to avoid them.

So when she heard the department would offer its first
Spanish-language Community Police Academy this summer -- an 11-week
course taught by Inglewood police to introduce residents to various
aspects of law enforcement -- she enrolled with some trepidation.

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