OM 7-2

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OM 7-2
2015-09-03 19:33:13
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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.