AR 7-2

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  1. T/F The narrative portion of all criminal investigative reports shall be written in a heading/paragraph format.
  2. T/F It is not necessary for Reports to be written in the first person (e.g., “The victim told me the following…..”). Be brief, but complete, in recording pertinent data.
  3. T/F Upon assigning an incident, Communications-Desk Unit/Dispatch Center personnel shall generate an Incident Memo under the most appropriate incident classification code. This memo is a “control record” to ensure that a report covering the assignment is prepared and will reach the control point. Only one Incident Memo shall be prepared for an incident.
  4. T/F As a general rule, criminal investigators shall be assigned to supplemental criminal investigations on the basis of preliminary reports submitted by patrol officers; however, Patrol Unit members may be assigned to conduct supplemental investigations at the discretion of the Criminal Investigation Unit Supervisor.
  5. T/F In an on-view incident, members shall ensure an Incident Memo is prepared for the incident by notifying Communications-Desk Unit/Dispatch Center personnel as soon as practicable. An Incident Memo shall not be prepared for routine on-view traffic enforcement activities and routine preventive patrol activities. Examples of routine activities include, but are not limited to, activities such as radar enforcement and property checks.
  6. What value should be placed in the incident report for stolen vehicles?
    Average retail value
  7. True or false, it is acceptable to use standard abbreviations when practical in the preparation of reports?
  8. Which is the proper format for dates?
  9. Temporary addresses for victims, suspects, or accused should be listed in the narrative, true or false?
  10. An investigation is considered cleared when?
    • For a criminal offense, at least one person is charged before and MDJ or a summons is filed
    • A juvenile petition is filed
    • In accordance with UCR procedures for exceptional clearances
  11. True or False. Photographs, videotapes, audiotapes, DVD's, floppy discs and compact discs shall be forwarded with Department Headquarters copies of reports.
  12. When an incident is reported (to you) and that incident occurred in an area handled by another station the following procedure(s) apply.
    • A preliminary report shall be made by a member from the station where the incident is reported.
    • A supervisor at the station where the incident is reported shall assign a member to conduct a complete or partial investigation.
    • An incident number from the station where the incident occurred shall be assigned to the report.
    • The preliminary report, whether complete or partial, shall be approved by the supervisor at the reporting station.
    • All copies of the preliminary report shall be forwarded directly from one station commander to the other with an attached Desk Memorandum.
  13. When a preliminary investigation is conducted by Troop T members, and the investigation is subsequently transferred to an adjacent county station, the preliminary investigative and all supplemental reports shall be forwarded from.
    Station Commander to Station Commander
  14. Troop Commanders shall ensure that four incident numbers are provided to each station under their command to be used during the calendar year for exploratory investigations of.
    Narcotics, gambling and organized crime, other vice, and for Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) investigations.
  15. All exploratory investigations shall be reported on a(n)?
    General Investigative Report
  16. True/False When a members discovers an offense during the course of an
    • exploratory investigation; the exploratory number shall be use until a complaint is filed.
    • False
  17. When BCI members conducting an exploratory investigation discover a criminal offense
    • during the course of the investigation and the criminal offense does not fall under the
    • purview of BCI members shall report the offense to.
    • the appropriate criminal justice agency
  18. ________ shall send correspondence STD 201 , to the Director Bureau of Records and Identification ATTENTION: Investigative Records section requesting copies of the original report.
    Section/Station Commander
  19. True/False Prior to submitting a request for a copy of an Initial or Incident report members shall query the report and/or involved parties through the Initial Crime Inquiry (FS QIC) screen located in CLEAN for pertinent, demographic information.
  20. In addition to the Continuation Sheet/Supplemental Investigation Report; when a Troop T member assists a County Station member in conducting a criminal investigation that has occurred in Troop T what report is prepared for the county station?
    Assignment Report
  21. When a shipment of spent nuclear fuel is escorted by a member, the Patrol Section and Station Commanders shall ensure that an additional copy of the Assignment Report is prepared and forwarded to whom?
    Director, Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations
  22. T/F The Assignment Report can also be utilized as an Intelligence Memorandum to facilitate transmission of intelligence information to the Troop Intelligence Officer.
  23. T/F When a member conducts a lawful vehicle search with negative results, the member shall complete an Assignment Report.
  24. The Assignment Report is utilized for the following incidents.
    • A member apprehends an inter county fugitive from justice and Local Rule does not require an arrest affidavit.
    • An abandoned vehicle is towed.
    • A member responds to an incident not caused by a traffic crash which involves damage to drugs, devices or cosmetics.
  25. When preparing an Assignment Report for the towing of an abandoned vehicle, the following items shall be attached to the report.
    • NCIC printout
    • File copy of the Unattended Vehicle Tag
  26. Which of the following is a true statement regarding “Intelligence Memorandums”.
    • The code “Other-Other” is always entered in the Nature of Incident Field
    • “Intelligence Memo” shall be entered in the remarks section of the AIMS
    • An Intelligence Memorandum can be utilized in conjunction with an Incident Report.
  27. When preparing an Assignment Report to report hazardous or unusual highway conditions, members shall.
    enter the PennDOT Maintenance District number in block 24 (Action Taken)
  28. Which of the following statements is NOT TRUE regarding “Special Driver’s Exam” requests.
    • The original shall be forwarded to the Director, Bureau of Patrol
    • References to crash reports, citations or other reports should be included
    • *Physical impairments and old age can be used as the sole basis of the recommendation.The report is prepared in an original and one copy.
  29. True/False The Assignment Report Form Sp7-003, is used to record results of investigations or actions taken on miscellaneous matters which are not covered on a more specific report.
  30. True/False the report shall be utilized by all members who conduct lawful vehicle searches with negative results. This will include members working operation SHIELD or other criminal patrol details.
  31. True/False the report can not be utilized as an Intelligence Memorandum to facilitate transmission to intelligence information to the Troop Intelligence Officer.
  32. True/False Accept inn cases of Domestic violence and PFA Orders an assignment report can be used to document when a members arrives at the scene of a criminal complaint and the complainant states a desire to cancel the complaint.
  33. Whenever possible, the designated reviewing supervisor of all suspicious person/vehicle reports should be.
    The Criminal Investigation Unit Supervisor.
  34. The designated reviewing supervisor shall review all suspicious person/vehicle reports and field contact reports.
    At least once a week.
  35. Reports utilized as Intelligence Memorandums shall be forwarded by reviewing supervisors, along with any attached Incident Report, to.
    Troop Intelligence Officers.
  36. Reports related to suspicious persons and vehicles, and field contacts with persons or vehicles under suspicious circumstances shall be filed.
    Alphabetically by subject name.
  37. The original assignment report prepared for recommending special driver's examinations shall be forwarded to.
    Director of the Bureau of Patrol.
  38. T/F When a shipment of spent nuclear fuel is escorted through a Troop, each substation participating in the escort shall generate a separate incident number.
  39. When preparing a report for the escort of spent nuclear fuel members shall record the time and mileage of the escort:
    Rounded to the nearest zero or five
  40. An Assignment report shall be completed when a member conducts a vehicle search that yielded negative results. What information is not required in the narrative?
    PACIC Notification
  41. The assigned reviewing supervisor shall review all suspicious person/vehicle reports for.
    • Patterns of Suspicious Activity
    • Suspicious Activity corresponding with Criminal Activity
    • Vehicle descriptions with Suspect Vehicles from pending investigations
  42. The Incident Report/Incident Report-Part II is used to report investigative actions resulting from alleged criminal offenses or other police matters, excluding:
    • Criminal homicides, equivocal deaths, or missing person cases that have a strong likelihood of foul play.
    • Non-traffic deaths determined to be from natural, accidental, or suicidal causes.
    • Summary offenses committed in the presence of a member or enforcement officer,
    • or when a Non-traffic Citation is used in lieu of an Incident Report and issued within 24 hours.
  43. T/F Assignment Reports of Suspicious Persons who are juveniles shall be filed separately.
  44. The Incident Report/Incident Report Part II shall be submitted upon completion of preliminary criminal investigations, supplemental criminal investigations, or other investigations required in accordance with Department regulations. Specific investigations include.
    • Criminal offenses and missing person cases occurring at state hospitals regardless if another police agency is investigating.
    • Attempted suicides.
    • Driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.
  45. T/F Crimes which do not constitute a felony require a narrative.
  46. T/F When any information contained on the Incident Report/Incident Report Part II is changed or supplemented, only the report containing the affected information shall be supplemented.
  47. T/F When an investigation involves more than two offenders, additional offenders shall be listed in the narrative.
  48. T/F When investigations are determined to have resulted from a single course of criminal conduct, all related reports may be supplemented under one incident number.
  49. T/F Investigations involving related multiple offenses that occur in more than one political subdivision may be reported using one incident number.
  50. T/F When violations of The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act are being reported, the Statistical Narcotic Administrative Message shall be completed and attached the Station copy of the report.
  51. TRUE or FALSE When a juvenile is first referenced on a supplemental report, the reviewing supervisor shall place an "X" in the Juvenile Box on the first page on the Department copy of the incident report.
    False, Station Copy
  52. Concerning the block on the Incident Report Page 1, INCIDENT PROMPTLY REPORTED BY VICTIM, what shall be referred to as “promptly”?
    Victim reporting as within 24 hours.
  53. Concerning PT 2 Incident Reports, when a supplemental investigation is done for a member from another station, where would you put your Station ORI number?
    • In block 94, complainant name
    • In block 117, under officer’s name, signature and badge #
  54. Concerning Incident Report/ Incident Report PT 2, TRUE or FALSE, when entering height in feet and inches for ACCUSED/SUSPECTS. It is permissible to use a two digit (e.g.5’7”) or a three digit (e.g. 507) format.
  55. Investigations involving related multiple offenses that occur in more than one political subdivision shall be reported utilizing a separate incident number for each political subdivision. True/False
  56. During Operation Safe Highway enforcement stops in which evidence of a crime is discovered and prosecution is anticipated; a photocopy of the report shall be prepared by the approving supervisor and forwarded to:
    The Bureau of Patrol, SHEILD Section
  57. When violations of The Controlled Substance, Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act are being reported, the Statistical Narcotic Administrative Message shall be completed and attached to the DHQ copy of the report. True/False
  58. When an incident requires any type of CLEAN Message or National Crime Information Center (NCIC) entry, the message shall be attached to the Station copy of the Incident Report. True/False
  59. The Felony against the person checklist is used to.
    Record detailed offender data
  60. T/F The felony crimes against the person checklist shall be prepared at the scene as soon as possible after the crime is reported.
  61. T/F A checklist shall be prepared for each offender.
  62. T/F A checklist shall not be prepared if the offender is present at the scene upon the investigation officer’s arrival.
  63. T/F The checklist does have to be submitted in conjunction with the homicide investigation report.
  64. True/False-The Notice of Motor Vehicle Recovery, Form SP 7-0055 is used to notify a vehicle owner that their vehicle has been recovered by the department as well as detailed instructions on what steps must be taken to claim the vehicle.
  65. The Notice of Motor Vehicle recovery SP Form 7-0055 shall be submitted when.
    • The owner is a resident and cannot be reached by other means within 48 hours.
    • The owner is a nonresident.
    • The owner has not claimed the vehicle within one week after an initial unwritten notification.
  66. How is the Notice of Vehicle Recovery, Form SP 7-0055 distributed to the vehicle owner?
    The original shall be mailed to the vehicle owner “Certified Mail, and a return receipt requested.
  67. What are some instances when the property record Form SP 7-007, is utilized?
    • More than four items of property have been stolen or damaged in the commission of a criminal offense.
    • A custodial/inventory search of a vehicle is conducted and reveals property that is taken into custody.
    • A vehicle is taken into custody through official actions of the department.
  68. True/False-The Property Record, SP Form 7-007 can also serve as a receipt and can be furnished to an individual when property is received and no other receipt is issued.
  69. True / False. In limited circumstances when the Custodial Officer is not available, the Receiving Officer is authorized to make the first entry “out.”
  70. True / False. When returning property to claimants at a Department installation and only a portion of the property listed on the Property Record is being returned, all documentation shall be done on the original Property Record.
  71. Property Inventory Logs shall be maintained within the security of the Property Room in accordance with
    A.R. 3-3
  72. A Custodial/Inventory search shall: Be reasonable and restricted to those locations where items of value would normally be carried, including passenger areas, glove compartment, console and trunk. The following apply:
    • Any locked compartments shall be opened and searched if keys are available; however, no locks shall be broken. Seals on truck cargo areas and trailers shall not be broken to gain access.
    • Any unlocked or unsealed container (e.g., suitcase, backpack, box) shall be opened and searched. Any locked container shall be opened and search if keys are available. However, no locks or seals shall be broken.
    • Seats shall not be removed, and the inventory shall be conducted in a manner to avoid any damage to the vehicle or its contents.
  73. When a supplemental Property Record(s) is prepared for additional items taken into custody during the course of an investigation or derivative evidence is generated by a laboratory or Forensic Services Unit from another piece of property, these items shall be entered into the Property Management System using the Property Designator/Inventory number of the initial property Record with the addition of a:
    Letter suffix designation such as A, B, C
  74. When more than four items of property are stolen or damaged in the commission of a criminal offense, ALL items shall be listed on the:
    Property Record
  75. T/F When recording currency on a Property Record separate lines should be used for each denomination.
  76. T/F Property Records reflecting destroyed property should be signed by the claimant whenever possible.
  77. T/F The custodial officer shall obtain the signature of the individual who witnessed the destruction of property in Block 25.
  78. When property is taken into custody during the course of an investigation and a Non-Traffic Citation, Form SP 7 0017B, is submitted as the preliminary investigative report, the Property Record shall be completed in original and one copy. The original shall be.
    Forwarded to the Custodial Officer
  79. A value may be listed for drugs contained on a Property Record that are involved in certain types of investigations. For which of the following investigations would a value for drugs NOT be listed?
    Act 64 violations
  80. True/False The Property Record, Form SP 7 007, is used to record the possession, itemization, change of custody, and accounting procedure of property taken into custody or coming into the possession of a member/enforcement officer.
  81. The Continuation Sheet/Supplemental Investigation Report shall be utilized to continue and/or supplement the following reports EXCEPT?
    • Homicide Investigation Action Report
    • Non-Traffic Citation
    • Non-Traffic Death Investigation Report
    • State Agency Investigation
  82. T/F When the Continuation Sheet/Supplemental Investigation Report is used to continue a report, the DATE(S)/DAY(S) OF INCIDENT, TIME(S) OF INCIDENT, ORI/STATION, DATE OF REPORT, OFFENSE, AND VICTIM shall not be completed if it has been furnished on the originating report.
  83. T/F When preparing a Supplemental Investigation Report for another Station area, the submitting officer shall provide their Station ORI number and name.
  84. When an investigation involves more than one vehicle or more than one category of vehicle for Block 29 of the Incident Report—Part II, the additional vehicle information _______________ be recorded in the narrative.
  85. The narrative of the CONTINUATION SHEET/SUPPLEMNETAL INVESTIGATION REPORT shall contain the following.
    • Details of investigative action taken by the reporting member or enforcement officer.
    • The first line of the narrative shall list the latitude and longitude coordinates of the location of the crime for incidents where this information is required to be captured for the Problem Specific Policing initiative.
    • The first paragraph of the narrative shall be a concise summary of all pertinent details related to the commission of the crime.
    • Subsequent paragraph(s) shall contain a description of physical evidence and the results of interviews conducted as part of the preliminary investigation which are not recorded on the Victim/Witness Statement Form, Form SP 7-0054.
  86. The Purpose of the Assignment Slip System allows supervisors to do the following with respect to follow up investigation and supplemental reporting.
    • Assign
    • Track
    • Update
    • Terminate
  87. Active investigations require a supplemental report by the investigator within ________ days after the assignment.
  88. Supplemental reports are due at least annually on which investigations.
    • Unsolved deaths
    • Unsolved missing person
  89. T/F There is an Assignment Slip User Manual on the C drive readily available for set up, navigation, and customizations.
  90. T/F Upon receipt of a preliminary report which will require follow –up investigation, the system administrator shall enter the required information in the NASTS (Networked Assignment Slip Tracking System) program.
    False (…the reviewing supervisor shall enter…)
  91. Normally active investigations require submission of a supplemental report within __ days after assignment and within each __ days thereafter until the investigation is terminated.
  92. Unsolved death and unsolved missing person investigations are due at least _________.
  93. Commanders/Directors shall ensure at least ______ individual(s) are assigned at each department installation to serve at system administrators.
  94. TRUE or FALSE: Members shall endeavor to fill in the pertinent entries daily upon completion of their tour of duty. When members are absent due to illness or other unforeseen circumstances, their immediate supervisor shall complete the 10 day daily form.
  95. TRUE or FALSE: When hours are inserted for the various activities of specialized functions such as court attendance, warrant service, training, special assignment, the travel time required from point to point en route to the assignment shall be included. All numbers shall be rounded to the nearest whole number.
  96. TRUE or FALSE: Members who are designated as alternates in a specialty position shall use the alternate Job Code whenever one half or more of any shift is spent performing the specialty function.
  97. The following do not need to complete a 10 day daily form:
    • Commissioned Officers.
    • Sergeants assigned as Station Commanders
    • Members assigned to Department Headquarters (those members performing
    • investigative activities shall submit the report except those members assigned to
    • the Drug Law Enforcement Division).
    • Members assigned to the Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards.
    • Members assigned to a Troop Procurement and Supply Unit.
    • Members attending out service training exceeding 30 days in duration.
    • Aviation Patrol Unit members.
    • Deputy Fire Marshalls assigned to full time to Troop F.M.U.
  98. The Court Administrator of Pennsylvania has stated that __________ are restricted from use for payment by mail.
    Credit cards
  99. The receipt shall not be issued to nonresidents from the ___________ states.
    Nonresident violator compact
  100. The compact does not cover what?
    • Parking violations
    • Highway weight limit violations
    • An offense in which requires the revocation of the motorist license
  101. When a district justice is unavailable as required to comply with Section 6305, the violator shall be issued a traffic citation and released. Where shall it be noted?
    Under the remarks section
  102. Members _______ handle payments to be made by mail
    Shall not in any manner
  103. DUI arrests and traffic offenses charged in conjunction with a DUI shall be recorded on the.
    • Intoxication Work Sheet
    • Incident Report
  104. When making an error on a Traffic Citation, the member shall.
    Draw a single line through the error and print immediately above the error
  105. T/F When a member transfers, the TraCS traffic citations numbers shall stay with the transferring member.
  106. T/F When a member or MCEO transfers, the Traffic Citation are kept by the member of MCEO:
    False (Paper citations are returned to Station Commander or Patrol supervisor who re-issues them)
  107. T/F After disposition of a traffic citation and a defendant defaults on payment, a new traffic citation/TraCS citation shall be prepared by the original arresting officer.
  108. How many years must a member wait before withdrawing a traffic citation where no proceedings (from the defendant) have taken place?
  109. T/F If the TRACS Traffic Citation malfunctions, the member shall file the citation and notate the nature of failure in the comments/officer’s notes block.
  110. Permitting violation-the name of the person who was permitted to drive shall be entered in.
    Remarks section
  111. T/F When issuing a citation for a violation that has a sliding fine, the member shall place the appropriate fine in the EMS, General and Cost sections of the citation.
  112. True When a violation occurs on an exit ramp, rest area or a weight station of an Interstate, the member shall check the Interstate Box on the TraCS citation.
  113. For what summary vehicle code violation does a member need to notify the parents of a juvenile and place a check the appropriate box after notifying said parent?
  114. How many years is the Station/Final Disposition copy of a traffic citation and TraCS citation retained for following final disposition?
    10 years from date of issuance
  115. T/F The fine block shall be left blank if the section provides for a sliding fine.
  116. For AOV offenses, the minimum distance a vehicle will be timed is?
    .3 mile
  117. For which section violation of the vehicle code does the traffic citation require you to acknowledge the defendant was a juvenile and if their parent/guardian was notified?
  118. What color of copy of the traffic citation is issued to the defendant at the time of violation?
  119. A Traffic Citation, Form SP 7 0017A or a _____________, shall be completed to record offenses where prosecution is brought under the Vehicle Code, except for driving under the influence (DUI), and traffic offenses which are charged in conjunction with DUI and are included on the felony or misdemeanor complaint.
    (TraCS) Traffic Citation
  120. Members_____ file summary charges on criminal complaints when more serious charges, which occurred during the same incident, are also being filed; e.g., DUI.
  121. DUI arrests and traffic offenses charged in conjunction with a DUI, which are incorporated in the DUI related felony or misdemeanor complaint shall be recorded on the _________________, except in counties where the local rules of the Court of Common Pleas require the preparation of Traffic Citation(s) in addition to the criminal complaint.
    Incident Report and Intoxication Work Sheet
  122. The Judicial Code, 42 Pa.C.S., Chapter 55, Section 5553 (e), as referenced in Section 6302 of the Vehicle Code, states, "No proceedings shall be held or action taken pursuant to a summary offense under Title 75 subsequent to ________ after the commission of the offense."
    3 years
  123. Members issuing citations shall not discuss the assessment of points with the driver or person being cited. Questions concerning points shall be referred to the _________________ .
    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
  124. The Intelligence Report shall be utilized to ________________________.
    • record information on individuals/organizations associated with organized and/or professional crime
    • record information on other individuals/organizations designated as intelligence subjects
    • to record data collected concerning any situations involving the potential deployment of significant law enforcement resources
  125. True or False: If the Intelligence Report is being used to report intelligence information on a situation not involving a specific individual or group, an appropriate descriptive term shall be entered, e.g., Civil Disorder, etc.
  126. The Intelligence Report shall be forwarded to the _________________ through the Criminal Investigation Section Commander/Operations Officer under separate cover marked CONFIDENTIAL.
    Troop Intelligence Officer
  127. Upon receiving the Intelligence Report, the intelligence officer shall do what with the report?
    • Enter the information into the Automated Intelligence System
    • and shred the report
  128. True or False: Intelligence information should only be disseminated on a need-to-know and a right-to-know basis.
  129. True/False When additional space is required on the Intelligence Report, the word CONTINUED shall be the last entry in the narrative, and the Continuation Sheet/Supplemental Investigation Report, Form SP 7-0051, shall be used.
  130. True/False The report shall be forwarded to the Troop Intelligence Officer through the Criminal Investigation Section Commander/Operations Officer under separate cover marked CONFIDENTIAL.
  131. The Troop Intelligence Officer shall enter the information from the Intelligence report into the Department's AIS. The report shall then be
    Destroyed by shredding
  132. T/F The purpose of the Rights Warning and Waiver is to establish that an individual has knowingly and voluntarily consented to answer questions concerning a matter under investigation.
  133. T/F The Rights Warning and Waiver and Juvenile Rights Warning and Waiver shall be printed with ballpoint pen or typewritten in an original only.
  134. The Rights Warning and Waiver or Juvenile Rights Warning and Waiver form shall be attached to which copy of the report.
  135. T/F At the conclusion of the Custodial Written Statement, the individual making the statement shall be instructed to read the contents and asked to voluntarily affix his/her signature at the end of the statement text. The individual shall then initial the lower left-hand corner of all pages of the original statement.
  136. T/F The Custodial Written Statement shall be typewritten or printed with a ballpoint pen in original and two copies. If required, plain white paper (8½” x 11”) shall be utilized as continuation sheets between the forms. The interested officer shall write/type the incident number in the top right-hand corner and write/type "Station" or "Department Headquarters" in the lower left-hand corner of the continuation sheets to denote to which copy of the investigative report the statement is attached.
  137. T/F An endeavor should be made to secure signatures of two witnesses who can attest to the contents of the Custodial Written Statement being properly transcribed, to the voluntariness of the individual in offering the statement, affixing his/her signature to the last page, and initialing the preceding page(s).
  138. T/F The original Custodial Written Statement and any continuation sheets shall be entered into evidence. The copies of the Custodial Written Statement shall be attached to the copies of the investigative report to be submitted. Upon receipt of final disposition for the investigation, the original Custodial Written Statement shall be removed from evidence and forwarded to Department Headquarters with the final Continuation Sheet/Supplemental Investigation Report, Form SP 7 0051. All other copies of the Custodial Written Statement shall then be removed and destroyed.
  139. When a general investigation is prepared concerning allegations of criminal misconduct by personnel the _________ shall furnish the complete investigative file to the Attorney for the Commonwealth.
  140. What attachments are appended to the original General Investigation Report?
  141. T/F The General Investigation Report is used to record exploratory investigations of narcotics, gambling/organized crime, and other vice in accordance with Chapter 1 of OM 7-2.
  142. T/F The GI is used to document missing property and/or missing property records in accordance with AR 3-3, Storage and Security of Property?
  143. OM 7-2, Chapter 23: When preparing a GI for a Crash Reconstruction or for an exploratory investigation of narcotics or organized crime, the original GI and ____ copies shall be prepared.
  144. When preparing a GI, the original and ___ copy (copies) are submitted.
  145. The original General Investigation is distributed to:
    The source requesting the investigation, through Troop headquarters
  146. When the GI is used to record exploratory investigations of gambling/organized crime and other vice the original shall be forwarded to:
    The Director, BCI
  147. When the GI is used to document a crash reconstruction for a member of the Department, the original shall be retained:
    In the Crash Attachment file at the Station of occurrence
  148. T/F A copy of the GI shall be kept in the member’s Troop personnel file when used to document performance inquiry of a probationary trooper.
  149. When querying an unattended vehicle through CLEAN/NCIC and CLEAN/NCIC is down where shall it be noted?
    In the remarks block on the unattended vehicle tag
  150. True/False On an intoxication report that is associated with an accident investigation it is necessary to include details of the accident along with a referral to the accident report itself.
  151. When a subject is arrested for DUI and the BAC is known to be over ____, members shall transport the subject to a qualified medical authority to be examined.
  152. TRUE/FALSE: A copy of the Intoxicating Source Reporting module (located on the INET) shall be attached to the station copy of the Intoxication report.
  153. When a subject is taken for blood or urine to determine blood content the following is placed in the observation block.
  154. On an Intoxication Work Sheet, Blk#12 deals with the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus. The decision point for this test shall be no greater than:
  155. T/F The Observation block on the Intoxication Supplemental Report applies to breath testing only. If the test conducted was a breath test, the start of the 20 minute observation time shall be entered. If the chemical test is not breath, N/A should be entered.
  156. T/F The Special Activity (SA) block on the Intoxication Supplemental Report shall be completed only when instructions requiring same are issued by Special Order or other Department Directive:
  157. The Penn Dot form Dl 27 is utilized when requesting an operator to submit to a chemical test when which violation is suspected.
    • Driving while operating privilege is suspended/ revoked.
    • Driving a vehicle not equipped with an ignition interlock.
  158. A 24 year old female backed into her 21 year old sister while exiting a parking space at a local bar. The sister was knocked to the ground and required stitches in her left knee. The 24 YOA Blood Alcohol Content was 0.09%. What is required for her to plead guilty at the Preliminary Hearing?
    • No personal injury resulted from the offense.
    • No property damage in excess of $500 other than to the defendant's property resulted from the violation.
  159. How is the required criteria certification for a Defendant to plead guilty to DUI transmitted to a District Justice by a member of the Department?
    Form STD 501
  160. T/F If an Operator refuses to sign a DL 26 or 27 then this should be considered a refusal to take the requested chemical test.
  161. The disposition of an arrest made for DUI where the BAC is 0.0% and/or all drug tests are negative, the incident disposition should be documented as ______ in the corresponding Incident Report.
  162. T/F When more than one source of intoxicating beverages are discovered in a DUI investigation, all establishments shall be listed in Block 31 (Intoxicating Source Establishment) of the report.
    False (2nd & additional sources are listed in narrative)
  163. The maximum decision point from a Walk & Turn test is __.
  164. When an error is made in preparing a Non-Traffic Citation you should.
    draw a single line through the error and print correct info above
  165. In which instances do you print horizontally in red across the center front of the Non-Traffic Citation?
    When the citation is nolle prosse or voided
  166. For a violation of 6308 (underage drinking) what information is required in Block 56 (Remarks section) of the Non-Traffic Citation?
    Name and location of the business establishment that furnished alcohol if known
  167. An officer responds to a domestic violence incident and determines that one of the involved parties committed the summary offense of Harassment. The officer decides to arrest the actor. What is the correct reporting procedure that should be followed?
    A non-traffic citation in addition to a Incident Report/Incident Report Part II should be completed
  168. When an arrest is made and the persons B.A.C. is equal to or higher than ____, the person shall be transported to a medical facility for examination and the name, title and address of the facility shall be recorded in Block 57 (Remarks Section) of the Non-Traffic Citation.
  169. TRUE/FALSE When a Non-Traffic is issued for a summary that requires fingerprinting, it shall be documented in Block 57 (Remarks Section) after def. is printed.
  170. O.M. 7-2 CHAPT 30 when completing a Non-Traffic Citation, The “resident” block shall be checked in which of the following circumstances?
    The defendant is a resident of the political subdivision where the crime occurred
  171. O.M. 7-2 CHAPT 30 Parental notification is required in all of the following incidents Except
    • A 20 year old is issued an NTC for underage consumption of alcohol
    • A 17 year old is issued an NTC for carrying false ID
    • *An 18 year old is issued an NTC for Retail Theft
    • A 15 year old is issued an NTC for underage consumption of alcohol
  172. O.M. 7-2 CHAPT 30 Block 47 of the NTC requires entry of the “Systems Code”. Which of the following is a correct entry?
    • Entering “1” for all Summary Crimes Code violations
    • Entering “2” for all Summary offenses other than the Crimes Code or Vehicle Code
  173. O.M. 7-2 CHAPT 30 which of the following is not a legitimate juvenile disposition code on a Non-Traffic citation?
    3- Found not guilty
  174. Victim/Witness information shall be placed in blocks 45-58 on all pages of the NTC except:
    Public Access Copy (Green)
  175. When a Non-Traffic Citation is voided, all copies shall be destroyed except what copy?
    Station/Final Disposition copy
  176. T/F When Block 49 (Attention LCE) is completed; the member shall notify the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement (LCE) via the PSPiNet by accessing the Intoxicating Source link found on the LCE web page.
  177. O.M. 7-2 CHAPT 30 The NTC serves as the preliminary investigative report, in lieu of an Incident Report/Incident Report- Part II, Forms SP 7-0050/0050A.
    • When a summary offense is committed and the victim or witness is present at the scene.
    • When a summary offense is committed in the presence of a member or enforcement officer.
    • A NTC is issued or subsequently filed within 24 hours
  178. True or False. When there is a likelihood that a violation, committed in the presence of a member or enforcement officer or a witness, is a borderline offense between a summary and a third-degree misdemeanor, a NTC may be prepared?
    False (An Incident Report/Incident Report- Part II shall be prepared in lieu of the NTC)
  179. How do you correct an error when preparing an NTC?
    If the error is fixable, a single line shall be drawn through the error and the correct information printed immediately above it.
  180. Block 29 Veteran Block is filled out why?
    Magisterial District Court Veterans Diversion Program
  181. A member conducting a consent search shall ensure that the Waiver of Rights and Consent to Search form is prepared:
    • after receiving consent
    • prior to the commencement of the search.
  182. True or false:An endeavor shall be made to secure the signature of at least one law enforcement or civilian witness who can attest that the contents of the form have been properly reviewed with the consenting subject.
  183. If the subject provides verbal consent but refuses to sign or complete the form, the member shall complete the CONSENTER block information and enter the phrase __________ in the line provided for the Consenter’s signature.
    Verbal Consent.
  184. The Waiver of Rights and Consent to Search form in an active investigation shall be.
    Attached to the Station copy of the appropriate investigative report.
  185. The purpose of the Victim/Witness Assistance Guide is to.
    • Provide a victim/witness of an investigated criminal incident with the information needed to contact the investigating member.
    • The guide shall furnish a notice of rights, as well as local services which are available to victims/witnesses of domestic violence/PFA order violations.
    • The guide provides victims/witnesses with information relating to crime victims' compensation to which they may be eligible.
  186. The Victim/Witness Assistance Guide shall be completed and issued by the member conducting the initial investigation and issued.
    At the scene
  187. Members shall request the victim/witness sign the "Acknowledgement Of Receipt Of And Consent To Release Information." If the victim/witness refuses to sign, the member shall print "Refused," and enter the date. This page shall be detached from the guide and attached to the Station copy of the applicable investigative report or.
    Placed in the Crash Attachment File in accordance with the Police Crash Reporting Manual insert.
  188. OM 7-2 Chapter 39: Members shall ensure a search of the last known location and areas frequented by the missing person is conducted, and that a/an __________________ message containing appropriate information (e.g., possible destination, direction of travel) is entered into the CLEAN system.
  189. The Missing Person Checklist shall be prepared:
    • by the member conducting the preliminary investigation whether or not that member will be assigned to continue the investigation.
    • for each missing person.
    • and submitted with the Incident Report/Incident Report—Part II, Forms SP 7-0050 and SP 7-0050A, upon the completion of the preliminary investigation.
  190. Requirements for entry of a missing person, 21 years of age or older, into the CLEAN/NCIC Missing Person File are as follows.
    • Except for catastrophe victims, a Missing Person Declaration, Form SP 4-301, shall be completed in accordance with established Department regulations.
    • When a catastrophe victim is reported missing, a request for an investigation is sufficient authorization for entry into the CLEAN/NCIC Missing Person File.
  191. Members shall initiate a follow-up contact with the complainant within __________ of the report of a missing person to determine if additional information is available that would necessitate supplementary searches, interviews, or other investigatory measures.
    24 hours
  192. Un-emancipated persons reported missing from institutions (e.g., state hospitals, county youth facilities) _____________require an interview in person if their return can be confirmed via contact with institution personnel.
  193. TRUE OR FALSE: When completing a missing persons report and foul play is suspected dental records shall be immediately collected and entered into the National Dental Image Repository (NDIR) by the Troop Criminal Investigation Assessment (CIA) Officer. For incidents that remain open for a period of 60 days, dental records shall be collected and entered into the NDIR. Otherwise they should be entered at the discretion of the supervisor.
  194. When filling out the missing persons report, which of the following would be considered a MEDICAL APPLIANCE?
    • cane
    • crutches
    • cast
    • oxygen
  195. When the missing person is a child what two notifications must be made.
    • Notification to Department of Vital Statistics
    • Notification to missing child’s last known school district
  196. Notifications concerning location/recovery of a missing child occurring subsequent to submission of the Incident Report should be made on which copy of the checklist?
    Station Copy
  197. TRUE or FALSE: The original Missing Person Checklist shall be attached to the Department Headquarters copy of the Incident Report. The copy shall be attached to the Station copy of the Incident Report.
  198. Missing and Located correspondence is to be sent to the following with respect to a missing juvenile upon being reported missing and upon their return:
    the Division of Vital Records, Pennsylvania Department of Health along with the appropriate school district
  199. A Missing Person Declaration is to be completed under the following circumstances:
    • disability
    • involuntary
    • endangered
    • catastrophe
    • other circumstances that would cause reasonable concern for their safety
  200. T/F When police assistance is requested to locate a missing person, the complainant could be charged with unsworn falsification to authorities if they should sign the Missing Person Declaration.
  201. When should a Victim/ Witness form be entered into Evidence?
    Only when it has evidentiary value
  202. When Victim/ Witness Statement forms are used in conjunction with a crash report, where does the original copy get attached to?
    Put into a Crash Attachment file
  203. The report is used to report death resulting from:
    • Accidental causes
    • Natural causes
    • Suicide
  204. T/F The report shall be prepared for suicides which occur in conjunction with homicides.
  205. Suicide in conjunction with homicide shall be recorded on.
    Homicide Investigation Report
  206. A Public Information Release Report shall be prepared for _____________________.
    • criminal incidents which carry a Uniform Crime Report (UCR) code
    • reportable crashes
    • any other activity which generates public attention
  207. True or False: The investigating member shall prepare the Public Information Release Report in original only.
    false (original and one copy attached to report)
  208. True or False: When the Troop Public Information Officer prepares a news release, only that release is required and only that release shall be provided to the media. A copy shall be appended to the appropriate report prepared by the investigating member.
  209. Concerning the Public Information Release Report issued in conjunction with a traffic crash, ______________.
    • The names of persons involved in reportable traffic crashes shall be made available to the news media as soon as accurate identification is made
    • In the event a fatality has occurred, the name(s) of the deceased shall be withheld pending notification of the next of kin
    • Information on the use of safety restraint systems by all drivers, front-seat passengers, and children under four years of age shall be released
    • Information on the use of helmets by drivers and passengers of any motorcycles involved in reportable traffic crashes shall be released
    • Causal factor and prosecution information on traffic crashes shall be released
  210. Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) results or a statement that an accused refused to submit to chemical testing shall _______________.
    be excluded
  211. A copy of the Public Information Release Report shall be submitted to Communications-Desk Unit personnel as soon as possible, but no later than ___________ after occurrence.
    24 hours
  212. OM 7-2, Chapter 48: To facilitate the timely release of information, Public Information Release Reports shall be faxed to the media at the beginning of each shift by the _____________.
    shift supervisor
  213. Do not release the name and address of a victim of ___________.
    • rape
    • domestic violence
  214. A copy of the Public Information Release Report shall be kept on a clipboard in the Communications Desk Unit for a period of _________ days and then destroyed.
  215. T/F The Noncustodial Written Statement, Forms SP 7-0074 and SP 7-0074A, should be utilized in circumstances where an individual, who is NOT detained, under arrest or otherwise in custody, is willing to provide a written statement to answer questions concerning a crime under investigation.
  216. T/F When all the criteria have been met for using the Noncustodial Written Statement the interested officer shall read the individual Miranda Rights.
  217. When the Noncustodial Written Statement forms are used to record a voluntary statement given by a juvenile; the interested officer shall make sure the first entry in the narrative is.
    the name, address, telephone number, date of birth, and relationship of the parent/guardian/interested adult present.
  218. If required, a______________ shall be utilized as continuation sheets between the forms.
    Plain white paper (8 1/2" x 11")
  219. T/F The Noncustodial Written Statement shall be prepared in original and two copies, and the original shall be entered into evidence.
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