English for Police

Minimum entry level: Beginner

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Course description

As a police officer you have one of the most important jobs in the world: to serve and protect the people. While you are fighting crime and handling emergencies you probably come across many English speakers. Some may commit crimes, while others may be victims of crime. In both cases, you need to ask and answer questions in English. Your job may also require you to speak to English speaking witnesses. Time can be a key factor in solving a crime or saving a life!
English for Police course covers a wide range of policing terminology and language to help law enforcement personnel manage situations in English. Crucial law enforcement situations are covered as well as all four language skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.


Course outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

– Describe citizens, suspects, vehicles and items
– Give walking and driving directions
– Respond to emergency calls
– Deal successfully with traffic incidents
– Use language associated with different types of theft and robbery
– Use language associated with fraud
– Give the right advice and recommendations to victims


Sample syllabus

Describing suspects: height, build, complexion, distinctive marks etc
– Describing a person
– Describing citizens
– Confirming details

Describing vehicles: makes, model, horsepower, body type, year, identifiable, registration, licence plate, dents, distinguishing features
– Getting more information
– Describing personal details
– Listing items
– Directions: walking and driving

– Giving direction
– Describing a location
– Emergency calls: dispatch, identity, emergency, respond, code, badge number, location, offence, suspect, back up

– Accepting a task
– Traffic stops: traffic stop, ticket, moving violation, speed zone, failure (to stop), insurance, driver’s license, expired, offence, citation

– Apologising
– Car accidents: accident, injury, damage, vehicle, witness, point of impact, run, collision, on scene, working order

– Pickpocket: theft, valuables, personal items, purse, distractions, bump into, victimise, protect, awareness
– In the hotel room: break into, safe, burglary, staff, rob, thief, suspect, forced entry
– Auto: rental car, tourist, idle, ignition, keys, running, recover
– Asking for agreement
– Disagreeing with an opponent

– Robbery, mug, knifepoint, threaten, steal, cash, ring, approach, come up, demand
– Checking someone’s condition

– Taxi: taxi, cab, licensed, fare, charge, luggage, safety, ID badge, regulation, kidnap, overcharge, fraud
– Warning someone