Monthly Archives: April 2018

Making Police work accessible

2018-09-24T12:49:56+00:00

In partnership with Police Link Officers for Deaf people (PLOD), ALAS members attended an informative CPD day at Southampton Police station on Saturday 7th April 2108. Members were given a comprehensive tour of the police station followed by a Q&A session with PLOD officers. This included the process for those being arrested, victims and witnesses. Lipspeaker Jay even managed to have his height checked in the custody suite. In the afternoon [...]

Making Police work accessible2018-09-24T12:49:56+00:00

Police Workshop & AGM

2018-04-06T13:19:55+00:00

We are looking forward to welcoming ALAS members to our second CPD workshop. In conjunction with the police link officers for deaf people (PLOD) Chair Lesley Weatherson is hosting this informative day with colleague and fellow BSL Interpreter Glen Barham MBE. “Many lipspeakers and BSL interpreters do not feel confident or competent to work in the police setting. We hope that by having a tour of the busy station, an insight [...]

Police Workshop & AGM2018-04-06T13:19:55+00:00