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Rape Crisis England and Wales   /   Police Interpreting Reports   /   20 April 2023

Women from marginalised communities who go to the police for help after experiencing rape or other forms of gendered violence are being denied access to interpreters and translators, given documents they can't read and even told that the police can't do anything to protect them from their perpetrator.

Deaf man ‘let down’ by police after assault as no interpreter available

Evening News   /   Police Interpreting Reports   /   06 November 2018

A deaf man from Norwich says he has been “let down” by police after no interpreters were available to help him after an attack.

Leazes Park sex assault trial: Jury told of 'second major' error from translators

Chronicle Live   /   Police Interpreting Reports   /   10 October 2016

Jurors have been told to ignore the original transcript of the 20-year-old Mohammed Alfrouh’s interview with detectives, and were read a re-translated version of what the Arabic-speaker said

South Yorkshire Police offers to visit interpreter as Capita won't cover interpreters' travel costs

Isabella   /   Police Interpreting Reports   /   15 April 2016

Desperate police officer offers to deliver documents to translators' home address

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