How Language Training Is Helping Police Officers in Houston’s Chinatown

The first officers have completed their Mandarin class with the University of St. Thomas.

By MartinAugust 8, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Houston Public Media:

We recently reported on the Houston Police Department’s partnership with the University of St. Thomas for Chinese language training for its officers.

After the first 10 weeks of classes for 25 officers, we wanted to see how the training is helping cops in the field.

So, we went on a ride-along with one officer who took the class, Michael Prause, a 26-year veteran at HPD’s Westside Station, which covers Houston’s Chinatown.

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