Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy

Basic Emergency Spanish: Police Officers

Course Information

Course ID: 22-006
Course Start: 2/8/2022
Course End: 2/8/2022
Course Time: 2/8/2022 8:00 AM to 2/8/2022 4:00 PM
Course Days: T
Course Hours: 8.00

Location Information

705 East 4th Street
Hobart, IN 46342

Pricing Information

Member Tuition: 75.00
Non Member Tuition: 75.00

Class Participant Information

Class Maximum Size: 15

Course Description

                                                                                                                BASIC EMERGENCY SPANISH FOR FIRST RESPONDERS

Dates: February 8, 10, 15, 17, 2022   Time: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA)

705 E. 4th St. Hobart, IN 46342


This 8 hour course is for any First Responder who wants to have the extra occupational skill of communicating with a Spanish speaking individual. The words and phrases taught will be simple enough to effectively communicate until an interpreter can be reached. This class will help give clearer instructions, allow for less conflicts and provide better emergency services and protection. Cultural competence will be addressed and students will participate in scenarios based on each occupation.




The course is divided into four groups and dates. A short description of what will be included in each class is listed.

February  8th  - Basic Emergency Spanish for POLICE

Traffic stop; emergency situation; and on-scene phrases, drug names, common slang and Miranda rights.

February 10th - Basic Emergency Spanish for FIREFIGHTERS

On-scene; emergency situation phrases, medical concerns and topics

February 15th - Basic Emergency Spanish for EMS

On-scene; emergency situation phrases, patient evaluation and medical concern, drug names

February 17th - Basic Emergency Spanish for DISPATCHERS

On phone particularly the who, what and where; descriptions, medical and emergency phrases and words



Cost per student is $75. Students will receive training credits from the Northwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (NILEA)

Registration is payable online through Eventbrite:



                                                                      Agencies can be invoiced with payment received by February 1, 2022. W9’s will be provided.


Contact: Case Files Continuing Education, Lisette Guillen

(219) 973-1878 or

Course Materials