Testing area 18 A-G

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  1. When interacting with an actor, you should maintain a reactionary gap of
    6 - 8 Feet
  2. Prior to going hands on with an actor for arrest or Terry Frisk, You should....
    make sure to do a visual search before going hands on
  3. How do we test for the possibility of aggressive behavior of an actor
    A touch test should be performed (utilize the double push technique when applying handcuffs.
  4. When two officers are interacting with one actor, the "Contact/Cover" method should be performed.  What are the relative positions
    • Contact officer should be in the #1 position
    • Cover officer should be in the #3 position (in Pittsburgh, should be the 2 1/2
  5. What is the proper level of force to gain compliance
    any force that is necessary and reasonable
  6. A prime reason to explain our reactions to an onlooker is to ...
    develop officer safety and to assist in deescalating the situation
  7. when conducting a Terry Stop, we should have the actor...
    turn at least 1 1/2 times to search the Red Zone
  8. When a male officer searches a female actor they should ...
    • use the back of their hands to avoid unfounded liability.  
    • should also try to call a female officer if possible and notify dispatch
  9. When performing a strip search the officer should ...
    • allow the actor to remove their own clothes,
    • DO NOT TOUCH, merely observe
    • follow department policy
    • conduct in the presence of the same sex officer
  10. when performing an arrest via warrant, the officers should...
    • plan ahead
    • provide the actor with a signed copy of the warrant
    • transport the actor
  11. When dealing with an actor, we should pay special attention to ...
    the red zone and the actor's hands
  12. when performing a strip search, the actor's clothes....
    should be folded neatly and their money placed in a pile
  13. when conducting a search, how do we search
    slowly and thoroughly
  14. When should an actor be searched...
    • prior to placing them in the vehicle
    • Never transport an actor without searching them before they enter the transport vehilce
  15. what are some reasons handcuffs fail
    • double strand bends
    • dirt, debris, or rust in the ratchet 
    • double lock mechanism breaks
    • key failure
  16. what is positional asphyxia
    • a form of Sudden in Custody Death.
    • It occurs when the actor is on their stomach on the ground while officers are pushing down on the actor in order to restrain them.  The actor's first response is to push up and resist the compression
  17. if the actor demonstrates any signs of a medical emergency...
    get them medical attention asap
  18. when and how are hobble restraints used
    they are applied just above the elbows when fingerprinting and processing
  19. when handcuffing the actor, we should
    • handcuff behind the back
    • have the backs of the hands together
    • have their thumbs pointing up.
  20. what is diaphragmatic compression...
    • this occurs when the diaphragm is unable to contract.
    • a form of sudden in custody death
  21. what is the booking process...
    the process of admitting a person into police custody
  22. when a juvenile is in custody, we need to...
    Monitor them constantly
  23. Can a Juvenile be transported with an adult...
  24. when we take a juvenile into custody, we need to...
    notify the parents, guardians or other responsible adult ASAP
  25. what is a Status Offense
    • this is a juvenile offense that if committed by an adult would not be considered a criminal violation.  
    • it is associated with a dependent
    • examples include truancy, runaways, and encourageability
  26. when a juvenile is at the station, we must...
    fill out the juvenile log when a juvenile is in custody
  27. We must look for signs of..... when dealing with juvenile offenders
    signs of cocaine and other drugs.
  28. a juvenile can be charged and tried as an adult when they commit a crime under special circumstances
    • more heinous crime of violence 
    • murder rape 
    • serial violent crimes
    • arson
  29. what is a juvenile detention center
    an area of containment for a juvenile offender
  30. when you want to stop and conduct a Terry Stop, we should have the actor...
    face away with their arms out and palms down
  31. when first approaching someone we should ...
    • do a visual inventory
    • visually search before going hands on 
    • look for bulges
    • observe mannerisms
  32. when making a public arrest our main concern should be...
  33. when searching a female, we should...
    • use the back of our hands
    • always have a witness
    • notify dispatch
    • attempt to get a female officer on scene
  34. when transporting an actor with two officers, we should...
    • seat them behind the front passenger seat
    • have the second officer sit directly behind the driver
  35. why do we have a slight advantage when serving an arrest warrant...
    • have knowledge of the charge 
    • valuable information prior to the apprehension
  36. when preparing to arrest someone we should...
    • observe their body language
    • observe their feet, 
    • eyes and hands
  37. when handcuffing an actor, we should ...
    • search them
    • double lock the cuffs
    • belt the actor in
  38. federal law attaches criminal liability to an officer when they....
    deprive someone of their civil rights.
  39. who is responsible for searching the actor prior to transport...
    the transporting officer.
  40. when can we make an on view arrest...
    when we observe the criminal behavior
  41. when a juvenile is in custody...
    we need to monitor them constantly 
  42. what is the most common type of in custody suicide...
  43. when searching someone, always remember this rule... and what does it mean
    • The plus one rule
    • if a weapon is found assume there is another.  Search the actor again 
  44. Hobble restraints are used when...
    transporting seating and they should be secured around the ankles 
  45. when encountering a person with a cocaine induced delirium...
    medical attention is needed asap 
  46. Special attention prisoners must be monitored for ...
    their breathing. 
  47. when transporting a 302 commitment, we need...
    at least two officers 
  48. when approaching a complaint actor for handcuffing, we need to ...
    keep our cuffing hand to the outside of the actor's body 
  49. when an actor in custody is injured, intoxicated, or showing signs of a medical emergency... 
    seek medical attention asap 
  50. when should flex cuffs be used...
    • for nonviolent actors 
    • they should be applied behind their body with their thumbs up. 
  51. what is the single strand...
    it is opposite the double band. 
  52. Use of force while in transport, the force decision is not based on ... 
    the nature of the crime 
  53. when dealing with a schizophrenic, we need to ...
    • shut of police lights 
    • turn the radio mic down 
    • talk slowly and softly 
    • repeat information 
  54. when determining if a person is mentally ill, we should 
    judge their speech and actions in their context 
  55. when you approach an actor, what position should you approach
    at the cover position (#3) 
  56. name 3 status offenses 
    • runaway 
    • truancy 
    • incorrigibility  
  57. how can a juvenile be certified as an adult
    • special circumstances reviewed by the courts
    • serious crimes, serial rape, murder
  58. what method do we use to handcuff an actor
    the double push method 
  59. what should you do if you release a juvenile into parental custody
    document the release and to whom 
  60. how should you transport two prisoners in a single car
    • double lock cuffs,
    • seat belt in rear not hog tied
    • not one in front, not back to back 
  61. use of force is a unique situation, what is the major factor...
    • The nature of the crime is not a major factor.
    • Possibility of escape, 
    • possibility of escalation of force
    • potential use of force 
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Testing area 18 A-G
2013-08-29 01:49:36
Testing area 20 Mechanics Arrest

Mechanics of Arrest
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