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  1. Q: A safe location, out of sight of the incident scene or an appropriate distance from the emergency area, where responding personnel can assemble and make initial preparations to assist in the operation.
    A: Assembly Point:
  2. Q: Persons given special authority by this directive or who otherwise have lawful authority to exercise a certain privilege of action or presence not afforded to others.
    A:Authorized Personnel:
  3. Q: A person who has placed or taken advantage of a material object in a manner which provides them with cover, concealment, or other obstruction intended to restrict free access to them.
    A: Barricaded Suspect:
  4. Q: Immediate action taken by an individual in response to circumstances which do not reasonably allow a delay in order to consult with others about the situation.
    A: Emergency Reaction:
  5. Q: Any situation which requires a police response and which includes a high probability or an imminent threat that any person will be exposed to death or serious bodily injury. Some examples are terrorist incidents, armed barricaded suspects, warrant service on suspects believed armed, threatened suicides, hazardous substance accidents, and natural or man made disasters.
    A: High Risk Situation:
  6. Q: A person held by another as security for the fulfillment of certain terms, or who has had their freedom of action criminally withheld by another for any reason tending to advance the interests of the withholding party.
    A: Hostage:
  7. Q: A set of circumstances where one or more persons have engaged in an activity which resulted in another person becoming a hostage.
    A: Hostage Situation:
  8. Q:  A specific, presently-occurring incident which was not foreseen, did not allow for advance planning, and caused a reactive response by a member of the PSP or other agency; e.g., barricaded gunman, threatened suicides, kidnapping, hostage taking.
    A: In Progress Situation:
  9. Q: Any type of information which can be applied to the planning, decision making, or operational phases of an incident.
    A: Intelligence:
  10. .Q:To arrange or settle by conferring or discussing.
    A: Negotiate:
  11. Q: This term can mean a static, fixed location or it can indicate a changing location, such as mobile surveillance. If there are several fixed locations involved, such as several homes being under surveillance at the same time while trying to locate a single suspect, the overall operation can be considered on scene if there is a Top On-Scene Commander (TOPCOM).
    A: On Scene:
  12. Q: A single, on scene individual from each participating agency who has the authority to make decisions and recommendations regarding the management of their agency members at that incident. The On Scene Commander from the primary agency shall be designated as the TOPCOM. The On-Scene Commander from an involved agency other than the primary agency shall be designated as the SITECOM.
    A:On Scene Commander:
  13. Q: An imaginary line encompassing an area surrounding the incident site.
    A: Perimeter:
  14. Q: PLANCOM (Planning Commander):
    A: The designated overall Commander of a preplanned incident during the planning stages, regardless of whether or not the situation is a single or multi-agency operation. The PLANCOM shall be a member of the primary agency.
  15. Q: An incident in which there is a willful and deliberate commitment of resources and manpower by the PSP or another agency, to prepare for a specific incident expected to occur at some future time. It is a proactive response to a specific situation which permits advance planning.
    A: Preplanned Situation:
  16. Q: The law enforcement agency which has accepted or retained primary jurisdiction over an incident. This agency has accepted the responsibility to completely manage the situation and commit the necessary resources to do so. This agency will identify a single planning or On Scene Commander who will be designated by the PSP as either the PLANCOM or TOPCOM
    A: Primary Agency:
  17. Q: When used in the appropriate context, means temporary or permanent exclusion of a SERT member from actually participating as such, as directed by the Director, Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations (BESO); the Director, Tactical Operations Division; the SERT Coordinator; or the member's Unit Leader.The term "restrict" is further qualified as being "temporary partial" or "temporary total," referring to limiting the function which may be performed by the individual; e.g., "temporary partial restriction" means that a member is restricted from performing certain identified functions as a SERT member for a certain limited period of time. Removal from SERT may only be imposed by the Director, BESO, or higher authority. Restrict/Removal:
    A: Restrict/Removal
  18. Q: Special Emergency Response Team of the PSP.
    A: SERT:
  19. Q: Activation of a Section, Unit, or member of SERT to perform an assignment or function.
    A: SERT Callout:
  20. Q: Individual designated by the Director, BESO to exercise operational control over team activities.
    A: SERT Coordinator:
  21. Q: On duty activity of members of the SERT functioning in their capacity as Team members.
    A:SERT Operation:
  22. Q: A member of SERT designated by the Team Coordinator to be in operational charge of a Negotiation Unit or Tactical Unit.
    A: SERT Unit Leader:
  23. Q: A member of SERT who is not the Team Coordinator or a Unit Leader. Each Unit member will be permanently assigned to a particular Negotiation Unit or Tactical Unit.
    A: SERT Unit Member:
  24. Q: The On-Scene Commander of an agency's personnel and resources at an incident where their agency is not the primary agency.
    A: SITECOM (Site Commander):
  25. Q: A combination of circumstances requiring a larger or more complex police response and/or in which the police response could be improved by the use of members with special training and equipment. The designation of a special emergency is a command responsibility.
    A: Special Emergency:
  26. Q: A safe location out of sight of the incident scene or an appropriate distance from the emergency area where responding personnel and resources can be assembled and final preparations made to conduct a specific tactical operation.
    A: Staging Area:
  27. Q: The overall On Scene Commander, regardless of whether or not the situation is a single or multi-agency operation. In a multi-agency operation, this shall be the On Scene Commander from the primary agency.
    A: TOPCOM (Top On Scene Commander):
  28. Q: Troop Commander:
    A: In addition to its usual meaning, when used in this manual the term also includes a Bureau/Office Director and/or the designee of either.
  29. Q: SERT call out at troop D mercer, who has primary responsibility for the incident?
    A: Troop D headquarters. Butler
  30. Q: More resources are need in an operation who shall the request go to?
    A: Troop command supervisory channels
  31. Q: If a troop, station, area or beso commander is not on scene they can do what?
    A: Delegate the Topcom, sitecom and plancom
  32. Q: If a trooper has a family member or friend involved in an incident, the trooper shall?
    A: Shall have no official participation in the police response to that incident. If on duty kept near by for intel reasons. Off duty only aloud on site with topcom permission
  33. Q: What are the 3 responsibilities of the topcom?
    • A: It is the TOPCOM's responsibility to maintain control of the situation and to regulate access to the scene. All responders must be appropriately advised of their role in order to prevent any escalation of the problem.
    • Once a situation has been isolated and contained and/or a TOPCOM has been identified, PSP members shall not become involved in a high risk incident or special emergency situation unless specifically assigned to that situation.
    • Personnel whose presence or services are no longer required shall be debriefed and must disengage from the situation in an appropriate manner.
  34. Q: What is "Creeping in" or "touching" phenomenon? *****Great oral add-on
    A: common occurrence for persons involved or in close proximity to such an incident to want to "be where the action is," to "see for themselves," or to have more than a casual connection with the incident
  35. Q: If outside agency request assistance of PSP a supervisor should do what?
    A: Assign a member to respond, assess the scene and contact the PSP command for a decision.
  36. Q: TRUE or FALSE: A responding member to an outside agency request for assistance, shall upon arrival become a sitecom and explain to Local TOPCOM what PSP is offering and its limitations.
    A: True
  37. Q: The SITECOM is responsible for ensuring what?
    A: Ensures PSP members assisting the host agency clearly understand their support role.
  38. Q: T or F: Any issues concerning the use of PSP personnel shall be decided by the SITECOM
    A: True
  39. Q: T or F: Sitecom assumes that PSP becomes the primary agency when PSP resources are being used
    A: False, PSP should request to be primary but, if denied sitecom must request certain management conditions.
  40. Q: What are the 5 conditions that must be met for SERT to respond?
    • A: There is a single identified TOPCOM.
    • There is an identified Command Post where On Scene Commanders can be found at all times.
    • There is a communications system set up at the Command Post for both agencies. When more than two agencies are involved, these conditions are in effect for each agency.
    • SERT shall not provide a member to be the SITECOM
  41. Q: When SERT is requested by an outside agency’s tactical team for assistance, the SERT Coordinator, or designee, shall contact the Station responsible for that area. A supervisor from that Station shall?
    A: be notified of the request and the nature of the mission. That supervisor shall then make a determination whether or not to supply a SITECOM for that operation.
  42. Q: What are the 7 certain phases to most incidents of this type which should be identified and controlled as part of the police response
    A: Immediate action. Isolation. Containment Evacuation. Planning. Negotiation. Resolution
  43. Q: Immediately after a situation is isolated and contained and a TOPCOM is in control, a what plan must be developed?
    A: Emergency Plan
  44. Q: What is the emergency plan?
    A: It is a plan to regain control. The plan must involve whatever resources are available at the time it is devised, not what is expected to be available in the future.
  45. Q: What are 3 other criteria for high risk incident for call out?.
    A: (1) It meets the definition of a high risk incident. (2) Normal Troop efforts or capabilities have been examined and a need for special assistance exists or would substantially improve the Troop response.(3) The mission to be accomplished is an appropriate SERT function according to these guidelines
  46. Q: What are the 5 criteria for SERT call out of a hostage or barricaded gunman?
    • A: A suspected criminal act committed, or advisability of a mental health commitment.
    • 2) The suspect is possibly armed.
    • 3) The suspect is secreted in a position of advantage affording them cover and/or concealment.
    • (4) There is a potential threat to the lives and safety of citizens or police
    • 5) The suspect refuses to submit to arrest. Any verbal or physical act indicating or implying refusal is sufficient.
  47. Q: What is the call procedure for a station?
    A: The highest ranking, readily available member on duty at the requesting Station shall ensure contact with an Assistant Coordinator or Unit Leader and request activation of SERT. They shall also ensure the Troop Commander or designee is immediately notified.
  48. Q: What are the 4 priorities of troopers responding to an active shooter?
    • A: Stop the active shooter(s).
    • Rescue victims.
    • Provide medical assistance.
    • Preserve the crime scene.
  49. Q: A team formed by the first-arriving member(s) at the scene of an active-shooter incident, whose mission is to locate and stop the active shooter(s) from using deadly force on innocent victims as soon as possible.
    A: contact team
  50. Q: What is the immediate action deployment plan?
    A: The swift and immediate deployment of PSP members and resources to an on-going, life-threatening situation where delayed deployment of personnel could otherwise result in death or serious bodily injury to innocent persons
  51. Q: A team formed in response to an active-shooter incident or special emergency response situation, whose primary mission is to locate and remove injured and uninjured victims to an area of safety.
    A: rescue team
  52. Q: T or F: The contact team can become a rescue team.
    A: Yes at the direction of the incident command.
  53. Q: Supervisors en route to the scene of an active shooter shall do what?
    A: Monitor radio traffic to obtain info but shall not obstruct the on-going intervention first responding troopers.
  54. Q: Supervisor must be what to take command at an active incident?
    A: Must be on scene and fully briefed

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