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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) – The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is looking for speakers of different languages to be added to its department's on-call list.

Volunteers are contacted to assist during situations when there's communication issues between English and foreign accents.

The department is asking for those fluent in Spanish, Bosnian, Serbian, French, German, Russian, Arabic and Chinese to sign up. A background check will be required.

A list of all of the volunteers will be kept on file at the sheriff's office and dispatch center. For more information, call Lieutenant Col. Steve Meinberg at 636-797-5528 or Tanya Bergner at 636-797-5028.

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