Spanish for Corrections

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 online course will teach you correctional terms, common slang terminology, and potential offensive language to better prepare you for when you may 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

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • 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

Note: Live Online Instructor-Led (webinar) courses are not eligible for TCOLE credit.

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

Other Information

  • This course is offered in partnership with Spanish on Patrol
  • Please contact Spanish on Patrol with questions regarding payment at (303) 954-4875
  • This is a web-based internet course with no software to install or download

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: [email protected]

Payment Info

This course is not eligible for eToken registration.


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