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Debate en Inglés: Police Abuse Abroad 27th January Dehesa Vieja

police safety


Como siempre, os invitamos a participar en el coloquio en inglés en el centro cívico. La idea de estos coloquios es practicar nuestro inglés con gente de diferentes niveles e intentar soltarnos. No hay requisitos ni obligaciones, solo participar en la medida que se pueda y se quiera. 

Os dejamos unos enlaces más abajo para que podais preparar el coloquio y que podáis venir con una opinión formada del tema que vamos a hablar. Por este motivo todo los temas los ponemos en inglés para que tengamos los conceptos preparados en el idioma en el que vamos a hablar.

Debate places

Police Abuse

What do you thing about police corruption and abuse?

Related Links: suggested reading

These are some links we suggest you read to prepare for the debate

Brexit related vocabulary (Jaime's compilation)

  • Abuser someone who regularly or habitually abuses someone or something, in particular
  • Allegations a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.
  • To rape the crime, typically committed by a man, of forcing another person to have sexual intercourse with the offender against their will.
  • sexual assault sex crime, sexual abuse
  • arrest take into police control
  • surveillance close observation, especially of a suspected spy or criminal
  • to shoot kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow
  • assailant person who assaults or attacks
  • at large, on the loose not caught, running free
  • armed and dangerous is carrying a weapon and has a violent background
  • back-up police that are called in to support or help
  • baton, night stick heavy stick that police use for controlling crowds or defending themselves
  • betrayal of trust abuse of confidence,
  • break into enter a residence, car, or business illegally
  • burglar a person who breaks into a home or business and steals items
  • convict a person who is doing (or supposed to be doing) jail time
  • criminal record a file that lists all of the crimes a person has committed
  • crime scene the place where a crime happened
  • (in) custody under police control
  • domestic dispute argument/trouble in the home(often leads to violence)
  • escape get away from a holding place
  • felona a major crime (e.g. murder)
  • fingerprints marks left by fingers that identify a person
  • firearms weapons that shoot
  • gang a group of people often associated with crime and drugs
  • guilty responsible for a crime, deserving of punishment
  • handcuffs metal rings that attach to wrists to keep criminals (or the accused) from escaping
  • intruder a person who enters a home or business illegally
  • patrol
  • on patrol observe and protect an area
  • perpetrator person who committed the crime
  • pickpocket a thief who steals from people's pockets in transit or in crowds
  • pursuit the act of searching for
  • robbery theft; taking something that does not belong to you, often with force
  • steal to take something that does not belong to you
  • Thives somebody who steals
  • Wanted being searched for by police
  • Reasonable suspicion legal standard of proof in United States law that is less than probable cause
  • Frisk (of a police officer or other official) pass the hands over (someone) in a search for hidden weapons, drugs, or other items.
  • Terry frisk/stop Under the Terry ruling, a police officer may stop and detain a person based on reasonable suspicion. And, if the police reasonably suspect the person is armed and dangerous, they may also frisk him or her for weapons.
  • Pat down an act of searching a person for concealed items such as weapons or illegal drugs, made by passing the hands over their clothing
  • Stop and frisk is the practice by which a police officer initiates a stop of an individual on the street allegedly based on reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.
  • Dispatch send off to a destination or for a purpose
  • Warrant: in Spanish “orden judicial”
  • Search incident to arrest Police does not have to have a warrant
  • Prone position the prone position is a position of the body lying face down. It is opposed to the supine position which is face up.
  • Kneeling position The kneeling position is a position for rifle shooting.
  • Restraints a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control or within limits.
  • Officer safety Safety of an officer


Etiquetas: inglés

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