thebigword awarded new contract with the North East Police under DPS framework

Global language technology company thebigword has been awarded a new contract with the North East Police under the Police’s DPS Language Services framework.

The North East Police, consisting of Northumbria, Durham and Cleveland Police forces, previously worked with thebigword on the CCS framework. thebigword was successfully awarded the new contract following a rebid.

Clare Riches, Chief Commercial Officer at thebigword Group said: “We are delighted that thebigword is able to continue to work with the North East Police after being awarded this contract through the DPS Language Services framework.

We pride ourselves on the work we do to help support the Police when working with Limited English speakers.”

thebigword will be able to support the above forces through a variety of interpreting services, translation and transcription services using their WordSynk technology.

WordSynk enables the communication between the Police and those who do not speak English by allowing a connection to an interpreter in less than 30 seconds when there is a language barrier.