Monday, August 23, 2010

Department of Justice Seeks Linguists Fluent in Ebonics to Work in Atlanta Field Division

If your English teacher ever said you couldn't get a job knowing Ebonics, then your teacher was wrong. In fact shawty, you might even qualify for a Special Agent position with the Drug Enforcement Administration in the Atlanta, Georgia field office.

A maximum of nine Ebonics experts will work with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s Atlanta field division, where the linguists, after obtaining a “DEA Sensitive” security clearance, will help investigators decipher the results of “telephonic monitoring of court ordered nonconsensual intercepts, consensual listening devices, and other media”...

The contract documents are excerpted here.

Source: The Smoking Gun

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