R1 Officer Survival and Communication Spanish Level 1 – Post Falls

Course Number: R1  250



  • Alphabet, numbers 0-9 & rules of Spanish pronunciation
  • Obtaining accurate biographical information, identifiers and physical descriptors in Spanish
  • Pivotal phrases and interview control techniques to quickly obtain information and avoid being overwhelmed with conversational Spanish
  • Arrest commands to prepare suspects for handcuffing and phrases to assert scene-control while gaging compliance and maintaining officer safety
  • Handle general/unknown-risk and known-risk/high-risk traffic stops with Spanish-speakers
  • Recognize street slang, gang slang, drug terms weapons terms and precautionary and imminent danger expressions, enhancing situational awareness and officer safety
  • Gage the interviewee’s knowledge of English
  • Understand cultural and behavioral cues to better navigate interactions with Spanish-speakers
  • Case law on Limited English Proficiency & best practices to avoid specific legal pitfalls.

Dates: February 16-18, 2022

Time: 0800-1700

Credit Hours: 24


Post Falls Police Dept. Training Room

1717 E. Polston Avenue

Post Falls, Idaho 83854

Cost: $295

(Attendees are responsible for travel, and/or lodging)

Deadline: January 16, 2022

Instructors: Adam Chacon, Kevan Dugan, Luis Uribe


Registration Details:

Alentado Training Consultants, LLC



Tuition does not include travel, lodging and or meals.