'Survival Spanish' Benefits Officers

University of Pittsburgh Police Officer Juan Polanco is helping officers bridge the communication gap between Hispanic residents and law enforcement by teaching “Survival Spanish.” He hopes not only to build better understanding, but also to create cultural awareness and even save lives. 
(source:  http://wesa.fm/content/survival-spanish)

 

The Tribune Review published an article related to Juan Polanco and the benefits of this training in June of 2012.  Click the link below to read the full article:

Trib LIVE:  'Survival Spanish' aids police, Latino community

You can also listen to Officer Polanco's radio interview in it's entirety below: