"Professional Training For Professional Interpreters"
Continuing Education Specialists
With over 25 years of Law Enforcement experience, Mr. Jeff Torres brings to the interpreting field a knowledge set that includes many years of investigational experience along with tenured experience as a Supervisor responsible for investigations, patrol operations, and training. His many experiences as both an investigator and supervisor in many high-level felony investigations include Homicide, Robbery, Narcotics, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, and Death Investigation to name a few. Mr. Torres’ knowledge of criminal justice investigative processes and procedures brings to the language professional many years of industry-specific terminology and procedure-based knowledge from both the “field” and justice system perspective. Mr. Torres' experience includes prior assignment to a California Superior Court where he oversaw all aspects of courtroom and court facility security, which also included law enforcement operations. His daily interaction with court proceedings, interpreters, court officers, court administration, court-assigned deputies, and the general public gives him a unique global perspective into the daily operations of the judicial system and those who operate within.
Mr. Torres is certified by the California State Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training and currently possesses Basic, Intermediate, Advanced and Supervisory Certification which is issued to Peace Officers who have attained defined levels of academic education, law enforcement training, supervisory experience, and years of service in the law enforcement profession.
As the Director and owner of the Interpreter Training Group, Mr.Torres has had extensive public presentation experience and has conducted numerous training sessions locally, statewide, and nationally with associated professional groups.
The information contained in the workshops and webinars presented by Mr. Torres will be presented through interactive lectures, electronic presentations, hand-out literature, “hands-on” training aids, and items specific to the presented educational topic.
Furthermore, Mr. Torres’ interpreter continuing education is always judicial council approved and “language Neutral” so that all spoken languages can benefit from Mr. Torres’ courses.