LET314 – 20.00 Hours



Course Description

Incarcerated gang members often use their Spanish-speaking skills to undermine the efforts of corrections officers and other prison staff.  As a result, it is essential for corrections personnel to know Spanish for Corrections.

This course will teach you correctional terms, plus slangs and offensive language to be prepared when you need it.  You will quickly learn Spanish phases for issuing commands, controlling emergency situations, prison terminology, and much more.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) intermediate Spanish mandate requirement Course #2109 or #2110.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

  • The mandatory completion/duration for this eCourse is six months from the registration date

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and or end of course exam. 


  • Speakers or headphones


  • Friendly conversation
  • Controlling the situation
  • Weapons
  • Illegal drugs
  • Emergency situations
  • Booking an inmate
  • Jail terminology

Suggested Audience

  • Jail administrators
  • Jail/detention officers
  • Criminal justice system planners
  • Officials involved in the criminal justice system

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 20.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Excellent class for law enforcement personnel tasked with criminal investigations.

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