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Hampshire employs six PAIT scheme interpreters for deaf community

New resource will add to work of 21 PLOD officers who work across force.

From left to right) Kirsty Last demonstrating Lipspeaking with sign support, Detective Chief Inspector Gabe Snuggs, and Lesley Weatherson the Director of Lipspeaker UK.

From left to right) Kirsty Last demonstrating Lipspeaking with sign support, Detective Chief Inspector Gabe Snuggs, and Lesley Weatherson the Director of Lipspeaker UK.

Date - 1st December 2021
By - Gary Mason
Hampshire has six new Police Approved Interpreters and translators (PAIT) who are able to support deaf people who come into contact with officers. The PAIT scheme was introduced in October 2020 by the National Police Chiefs Council and compliments...
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