Police in Texas city are not paid extra for bilingual capabilities

05/11/2010 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal (Texas)

Police officers in Lubbock, Texas, who can speak Spanish do not receive compensation for it, unlike bilingual officers in other midsized cities statewide. Officials there say incentives to speak Spanish aren't included in the civil service examination process, but officers say it's increasingly beneficial to know the language because of the growing Hispanic population.

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