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Definition: A bilingual or multilingual member or contract employee who has been independently tested and found to be proficient to provide interpretation services in one or more languages other than English.

Approved Interpreter


Definition: The ability to communicate in two or more languages proficiently.

Bilingual or Multilingual


Definition: The act of listening to a communication in one language and orally converting it to another language while retaining the same meaning.



Definition: A list of members who have been tested, found to be proficient, and approved to provide interpretation in a foreign language.

KCPD Bilingual Skill List


Definition: Designated individuals whose primary language in not English, and who have a limited ability to read, write, speak, or understand English.

Limited English Proficiency (LEP)


Definition: Designated by the Chief of Police, the individual responsible for the oversight, coordination, and monitoring of all initiatives appearing in this written directive.

LEP Coordinator


Definition: An individual's native language or the language in which an individual most effectively communicates.

Primary Language


Definition: The conversion of written text from one language into an equivalent written text in another language.



Definition: Any written material containing information that would have an adverse impact on an individual if not provided in an accurate or timely manner.

Vital Document


True/False: The department will provide any needed LEP language assistance services to the public for a small fee.

False - they will provide it free of charge