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Where and when could the police use video interpreting?

This week I am attending the British Society of Criminology Annual conference, Forging Social Justice: Local challenges, Global complexities hosted by the Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice at Sheffield Hallam University. I’ve come along to participate in some of … Continue reading

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AVIDICUS Project

The PhD work I am undertaking looks at whether and how video interpreting could be used to facilitate interactions between the police and a deaf person who uses British Sign Language (BSL). I will begin by looking at first points … Continue reading

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PACE – Police And Criminal Evidence (1984) Act.

  Many police stations, prisons and courthouses in England Wales are equipped with video conferencing facilities. These video conferencing facilities are used for a variety of reasons to assist legal representatives with their work. Video conferencing is also used to … Continue reading

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Police Caution – British Sign Language (BSL)

Signable Limited – http://www.signable.net Video Critique of Police Caution prepared for Rob Skinner: Your Rights When Arrested – Translations Now On-line! This is good news, but not if you’re deaf. If you are arrested by the police, it’s serious. Deaf … Continue reading

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First point contact – Police

Deaf and want to contact the police? Do you feel unsure if the police will respond in the right way?  Don’t want to struggle with communication and endure the same types of misunderstandings? Pen and paper is no good! You want … Continue reading

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