Happy the Cleveland Police Department is getting recognition for hiring multilingual officers and embracing the newcomers. Check out this article and short clip from Fox8. Originally, the interview was more focused on the Refugee Awareness Training and how it this progressive training is helping officers better engage the refugee population.
"It is more apparent than ever that this material is not part of any type of diversity training," said Samantha Peddicord, a who teaches Refugee Awareness Training for all Cleveland police officers. "It provides law enforcement with need-to-know information to better understand, serve and work with refugees."
Peddicord said it also encourages officers to become more involved with the community.