Global language technology company thebigword Group has partnered with fellow language services group Cintra, to provide language support to the Midlands Police.
As part of the latest DPS Police Framework, thebigword will supply translation services as well as their state-of-the-art telephone interpreting service to 9 Police Forces as part of the Midlands Police contract.
These forces consist of Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Warwickshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands and West Mercia.
thebigword will cover all areas of Police, where officers will be engaging with Limited English speakers, such as custody centres and on the beat.
Paul Evans, Director of Programmes & Change at thebigword Group said: “thebigword has significant experience of already working with many Police forces and we are so pleased to now be able to be provide translation and telephone interpreting support to Midlands Police.”
thebigword’s telephone interpreting will allow Midlands Police to connect with a professional linguist on demand, 24/7.