Lieutenants Exam 2016

  1. A written communication relaying orders or instructions to employees.  Uniformity is required in the preparation, issuance, dissemination, and maintenance of written directives. 2
    Written directive
  2. A written directive issued by the Director or his designee.
    Departmental directive
  3. A written directive issued by a commander/supervisor other than the Director; e.g., a bureau standard operating procedure.  Subordinate directives cannot conflict with a departmental directive or a subordinate directive issued by a higher level of authority in the same chain-of-command.
    Subordinate directive
  4. An introductory page within the departmental manual or a standard operating procedure containing the following:
    Authentication page
  5. Departmental publications which contain policies, procedures, and rules.
    Manuals
  6. General principles and values which guide the performance of a departmental activity.
    Policy
  7. A method of performing an operation or proceeding on a course of action
    Procedure
  8. A specific prohibition
    Rule
  9. A desired end
    Objective
  10. Permissible
    May
  11. Mandatory in nature
    Shall/Will
  12. A temporary location in the field or within a departmental facility
    Command Post
  13. Authorized formats for written Standard Operating Procedures directives include
    chapters and parts
  14. Every written directive requires an issuing authority's
    signature and an effective date
  15. Only the Director can issue, modify, or approve the departmental manual is a called a
    Departmental directives
  16. A commander or supervisor of a major organizational element, or his designee, may issue a subordinate directive only for his office and/or subordinate elements under his command is called a
    Subordinate directives
  17. Directive memorandums are in effect until the material is
    incorporated , into the departmental manual rescinded, or superseded.
  18. The Professional Compliance Bureau (PCB) shall review departmental directive memorandums for disposition
    at least annually
  19. Who is responsible for posting departmental directives and departmental manual revisions
    PCB
  20. Who is responsible to ensure that each employee in their respective command acknowledges receipt and reviews the applicable departmental directives, the  departmental manual
    Element commanders and supervisors
  21. Dissemination of departmental or subordinate directives may be accomplished through appropriate distribution or
    roll-call briefings, postings, or other means
  22. Completed Directive Receipt Logs shall be retained by

    pursuant to the General Records Schedule GS1 State and Local Government Records, Item 17 Correspondence and Memoranda: Administrative Non-routine.
    By PCB
  23. All departmental directives will be written to comply with
    • a. Federal laws
    • b. State laws
    • c. County ordinances
    • d. County resolutions
    • e. County rules
    • f. County orders
    • g. County procedures
  24. Unbroken line of authority extending from the Director through a single subordinate
    Chain-of-Command
  25. The ability of the Department to make organizational adjustments to meet changing needs is essential in obtaining maximum benefit from expenditure of resources is called
    Flexibility of Organization
  26. Each commanding officer has the responsibility to maintain the organizational viability of his command through
    constant evaluation
  27. An officer placed in command by assignment is
    Officer in Charge
  28. An interest in employees and their welfare is a responsibility which may extend beyond morale problems and the effect upon an individual's performance.
    Concern for Employees' Welfare
  29. Commanding officers should be cautious to avoid interfering where assistance is not
    required or desired

    Also any employee may make an appointment to talk with the Director
  30. Who is the Departmental Records Management Liaison Officer (DRMLO) in Central Records
    The Bureau Commander
  31. Who is responsible for coordination of the departmental recordsmanagement program.
    Bureau Commander
  32. Requests for presentations conducted by the Public Information and Education Bureau(PIEB), shall be handled directly by
    Public Information and Education Bureau
  33. Requests for public records known or believed to be associated with legal or administrativeproceedings involving the Department or the County, should be brought to the attention of the
    Police Legal Bureau immediately
  34. Which is the organizational element that created a particulardocument, is responsible for the maintenance and disposition of documents designated asthe official departmental record and will respond directly to requests for information,through the element’s chain-of-command
    The Office of Record
  35. Who must prepare long-range plans involving all departmental resources.
    Miami-Dade Police Department
  36. In addition to developing standing procedures, the Department must devise single-use plans to accommodate
    specific needs
  37. As officers are frequently confronted with myriad circumstances which require police action, procedures are formulated to direct action in certain generalized situations. It is impossible to provide standing procedures for officers to follow in every situation; therefore, officers must be provided with policy guidelines to assist them in the
    exercise of discretion
  38. While every plan differs according to the need for which it is developed, each should defineneed, objective, scope and purpose, method for implementation, and a means of
    evaluating effectiveness
  39. MDPD maintains goals and objectives that are updated by the Investigative Services Assistant Director on an
    annual basis when preparing the Department Business Plan
  40. All major organizational elements will also evaluate their progress in meeting goals and objectives and established measures on a
    monthly basis
  41. Who is responsible for completing variant reports by providing a detailed plan of corrective action whenprojected targets of the Active Strategy Enterprise  ASE performance measures are not met
    Majors and commanders of major organizational elements
  42. Researching a problem and developing a solution, leaving nothing for the final authority to doexcept approve or disapprove, is known as
    completed staff work
  43. A final step incompleted staff work, prior to obtaining concurrence, is to notify involved organizationalcomponents of the
    findings and recommendations.
  44. Who shall ensure that there is an exchange of current departmental information within their elements
    Each departmental element commander at bureau/district level or higher
  45. This information can be relayed by conducting ?????  staff meetings with procedures patterned after the Command Staff Briefing, or by e-mail, voice mail, and memorandums.
    monthly
  46. Departmental components will annually communicate organizational needs by means of
    Written budget requests
  47. Adequate manpower resources must be consistently available for response to emergencysituations; therefore, supervisors will prepare and manage their respective vacation schedules sothat not more than
    12 percent of large departmental elements are approved for vacation for any given period
  48. To ensure continuity of command, when section supervisors or above will be on leave for more than 40 hours
    Acting Rank and Memorandum designating an acting supervisor shall be prepared
  49. Acting rank memorandum shall specify the duration of the designation, including the
    starting and ending date, and give authority and responsibility to the acting rank
  50. The acting rank memorandum shall be limited to
    30 calendar days
  51. If the acting rank time period exceeds 30 calendar days, a
    new acting rank memorandum is required
  52. Who is be responsible for verifying allacting rank memorandums related to position vacancies
    The Personnel Management Bureau (PMB)
  53. FAB is responsible for immediately notifying element commanders of any position, within their respective element, that has been eliminated or reallocated, within
    30 calendar days
  54. Command of resources rests with the
    field commander or the assigned senior officer who hasauthority to direct the operation and is responsible for its outcome
  55. A senior command officer at an emergency scene who chooses not to take command may be held accountable for unfavorable developments which could have been prevented
    by assuming control
  56. When personnel from two or more departmental elements are engaged in a joint operation
    the senior officer of the element which initiated the operation shall be in charge
  57. An officer of lesser rank shall assume command of the operation only if he
    possesses unique information or skills which are necessary for the successful conclusion of the operation
  58. Who should provide full supervisory guidance and/or assistance to ensure operational success
    The senior on-scene officer shall yield command
  59. No more than 12 employees should be under the immediate control of an individual supervisor, unless
    the variables of the situation or the needs of the Department dictate otherwise
  60. To ensure unity of command, each organizational component is directly supervised by one commander and clearly defined lines of authority are drawn to ensure that a structural relationship exists between
    each employee and the Director
  61. An order which contains directives of temporary duration or which includes assignment, transfer, promotion or demotion of an employee, or other personnel action.
    Special order
  62. The Department has a clearly defined hierarchy of authority which establishes supervisor/subordinate relationships. encouragement of a willingness to serve
    Compliance with orders
  63. The most desirable means of obtaining compliance are
    recognition and reward for proper performance
  64. Negative discipline may be necessary where there is a
    willful disregard of orders, commands, or directives which are not contrary to a law, ordinance, or departmental rule
  65. Orders contrary to a law, ordinance, or departmental rule: Obedience
    1. No employee shall knowingly obey any order which is contrary to a law or ordinance
  66. Orders contrary to a law, ordinance, or departmental rule: Obedience
    2. Responsibility for refusal to obey an order rests with the subordinate and requiresjustification
  67. Orders contrary to a law, ordinance, or departmental rule: Obedience
    3. An employee who receives an order which he believes to be contrary to adepartmental rule must first obey, and then may appeal
  68. Report and appeal: An employee who receives an order which he believes to be contrary to a law, ordinance, or departmental rule shall report in writing to the concerned
    division chief
  69. Conflicting orders: Upon receipt of a conflicting order or instruction, the employee shall advise of the conflict. Responsibility for countermanding the original order or instruction then rests with the individual who issues the conflicting command.
    If so directed, the latter command shall be obeyed first
  70. INVENTORY
    General:  who is responsible for equipment owned or leased by the Department
    Each departmental element
  71. Who is the only departmental element authorized to loan departmental computer equipment.
    Information Technology Services Bureau
  72. Who is authorized to maintain a limited stock of portable computers and peripherals for short-termloan to departmental employees who have a need for specialized equipment
    Information Technology Services Bureau
  73. Who is designated as theTerminal Agency Coordinator and alternate Terminal Agency Coordinator respectively for the Department
    The Central Records Bureau Commander and the ITSB Commander
  74. The Central Records Bureau Commander and the ITSB Commander are responsible for ensuring policy compliance with
    FCIC and NCIC, including validation requirements
  75. Who maintains a relationship with the Florida Department of Law EnforcementCriminal Justice Standards and Training Commission and Region XIV (MDPD) in the development of computer based training for statewide use
    The Miami-Dade Public SafetyTraining Institute (MDPSTI)
  76. A computerized fingerprint system containing prints of arrested subjects and unsolved latent crime scene prints is called
    Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)
  77. The Automated Fingerprint Identification System includes the following:
    • a. MDPD Identification number
    • b. Race
    • c. Sex
    • d. Year of birth
    • e. Height
    • f. Description of fingerprint patterns and points of identity
    • g. Images of the fingerprints
  78. MOBILE COMPUTING UNIT SYSTEM:
    MDPD has a large mobile workforce and requires real-time access to MDPD systems either when at an
    • 1. MDPD location
    • 2. MDPD vehicle
    • 3. from home
  79. USE OF MOBILE COMPUTING UNITS:
    Personal Uses: As the MCUs will generally be assigned permanently to most personnel, use of the MCUs must be for
    departmental related purposes only:

    1. Under no circumstances will personal use of the Departmental MCUs be permitted

    2. No software, other than those approved or initially installed by the ITSB, may be loaded on the departmental MCU

    3. No files, music, videos, graphics, or other item generally categorized as entertainment may beloaded or downloaded on the departmental MCU
  80. What is  prohibited uses of the Department's e-mail service:
    1. Using for personal or commercial financial gain

    2.Using for partisan political or religious activities

    3. Distributing offensive, abusive, threatening, pornographic, and sexually explicit or hatemessages or images

    4.Playing recreational games, except when part of an instructional tutorial.
  81. Mobile Computing Unit must be secured in place with the locking mechanism in a departmentally
    approved computer mount for use in a vehicle
  82. When the laptop is not secured in the vehicle
    it should be stored in a case for optimum protection of the laptop equipment
  83. What will not be utilized as a storage location for a MCU during off-duty hours.
    A vehicle trunk
  84. During off-duty hours, the MCU should be stored in its case and
    removed from the vehicle
  85. A MCU will not be routinely stored in an unattended vehicle, forextended periods of time.
    While a unit is on-duty
  86. An MCU may be temporarily stored in a locked vehicle for a
    limited periods of time not to exceed 8 hours, when an operational situation requires such action
  87. Staff inspections are an independent function of the
    Professional Compliance Bureau
  88. The staff inspection process provides a quality control mechanism for the Department through
    review and analysis of operations performed by all departmental elements
  89. During the course of staff inspections, complete access to the Department’s
    physical facilities and their contents will be granted
  90. Questions concerning the authority to inspect or analyze recordsand files will be referred to the
    Director for resolution
  91. Who authorized to direct written and oral questions that impact on inspected element operations to any employee of the Department
    Staff Inspections Section representatives
  92. Staff Inspections Section representatives have no
    command authority over inspected elements
  93. Line inspections are ongoing activities conducted to ensure that personnel are complying with departmental policies, procedures, and requirements governing appearance, use, and maintenance of
    equipment and facilities
  94. All supervisors, at every level of the Department, are responsible for
    conducting line inspections
  95. The staff inspection Provide the Director and his staff with systematic, objective reports concerning the Department’s
    efficiency and effectiveness
  96. Staff Inspection, Inspect all organizational components every
    three years
  97. Staff Inspection, conduct inspections and submit final reports
    within eight weeks following inspection of the element
  98. Level I Inspection: An in-depth inspection wherein 80 percent or more of all facets of the inspected element’s
    personnel, facilities, operations, and equipment are inspected
  99. The on-sitephase of the Level I Inspection normally takes from
    15 to 30 days to complete, and an inspection report is prepared.
  100. Level II Inspection: An inspection of lower intensity than the Level I Inspection.
    At least 25 percent of the inspected element’s personnel, facilities, operations, and equipment will be inspected
  101. What is the percentage of the personnel, that will have to complete an employee survey questionnaires
    At least 50 percent
  102. The on-site phase of the Level II Inspection normally takes from
    5 to 10 days to complete, and aninspection report is prepared
  103. Notification of Inspection:
    Approximately six months prior to an inspection
  104. Who provide a telephonic notification of the projected date of the inspection to the commander of the element to be inspected
    the Staff Inspections Supervisor
  105. The Professional Compliance Bureau Major will notify the commander of the element to be inspected, via memorandum, of the impending inspection
    At least one week prior to the inspection
  106. The staff inspection memorandum will include specific requests for any
    documents, records, data, or additional staffing required
  107. Eighty percent of the inspected element’s personnel will be scheduled to complete an
    employee survey questionnaire
  108. The inspection normally consists of the following areas:
    • Facilities
    • Administration
    • Files and systems
    • Equipment
    • Personnel
    • Operations
    • Fiscal audit
    • Health and safety
  109. Inspection Report: A narrative report will be prepared at the conclusion of the inspection. The final report will be completed within
    four weeks following the inspection
  110. The Staff Inspections Section will conduct unannounced inspections of the Property and Evidence Section to verify
    property and evidence accountability and security procedures
  111. Monthly Quantitative Analysis:
    How many analyses per month will be performed on narcotics cases
    Four quantitative analyses
  112. Once each month, the Staff Inspections Section Supervisor will go to the Property and Evidence Section and select
    four narcotics cases at random for analysis by the Crime Laboratory Section
  113. This is conducted by supervisors, at each level, of persons, facilities, equipment, and procedures under their control
    Line inspections
  114. It is the responsibility of the supervisor conducting the inspection to correct
    deficiencies found during the inspection
  115. The purpose of a line inspection is to provide a mechanism for achieving
    accountability and operational readiness within departmental elements
  116. Personnel are subject to inspection on a ???? for compliance with Personal Appearance
    daily basis
  117. Daily inspections are normally informal, and do not require documentation unless a deficiency is observed. True or False
    True
  118. Formal personnel inspections, which include document and equipment inspections, are to be conducted at least semiannually
    May and November, and documented on the Personnel Inspection Report
  119. INSPECTION OF FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT
    Frequency:
    Semiannual inspections will be conducted in
    June and December, and annual inspections in January each year
  120. Inspection results shall be documented as follows:
    • Monthly: Vehicles
    •               Operational readiness of equipment

    Semiannual: Facilities and Operations

    Annual: Files, Systems, and Equipment
  121. When inspections reveal safety discrepancies or serious service-related problems, an entry shall be made on the
    Daily Incident Report
  122. Discrepancies shall be brought to the immediate attention of the
    on duty supervisor
  123. Who ensure that required roll calls are held, and orders and other information are communicated
    Lieutenants
  124. Who, within 30 days after any discrepancy is detected, forwards a memorandum to the district/bureau commander indicating corrective action taken or reasons for not taking corrective action, e.g.,required training canceled
    Sergeants
  125. To ensure the accuracy of expenditure reports and compliance with established departmental procedures, the MDPD Internal Auditor, assigned to the Staff Inspections Section, will conduct an
    annual on-site financial audits of all departmental authorized cash funds
  126. The records retention and disposition program is intended to provide organizational elements with instructions to
    establish, maintain in a secure manner, and dispose of departmental files
  127. Contain, but are not limited to, statistical reports, personnel complaints, standard operating procedures,and other records of an administrative nature
    Administrative Files
  128. Contain criminal intelligence information with respect to an identifiable person or group of persons.These files are collected by a criminal justice agency to anticipate, prevent, or monitor possiblecriminal activity
    Intelligence File
  129. Contain criminal investigative information with respect to an identifiable person or group of persons.These files are compiled by a criminal justice agency in the course of conducting a criminalinvestigation of a specific act or omission including, but not limited to, information derived fromlaboratory tests; reports of investigators or informants; or any type of surveillance
    Investigative Files
  130. Contain, but are not limited to, the following: photographs, fingerprint and palm print records,complaint and arrest reports, index cards, interview reports, case reports, and miscellaneous juvenile information.
    Juvenile Files
  131. The Central Records Bureau (CRB) Commander, or designee, is designated as the
    Departmental Records Management Liaison Officer (DRMLO)
  132. Who is responsible for development and implementation of thedepartmental records management program
    The Central Records Bureau (CRB) Commander
  133. Who is responsible to forward the retention and disposition forms from the Department to the Records Manager.
    Departmental Records Management Liaison Officer
  134. Who forwards the forms to the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services, Bureau of Archives and Records Management for approval to dispose of original records.
    The Records Manager
  135. Supervisors of major organizational elements shall have written procedures prepared to govern
    maintenance, review, storage, and destruction of material in their respective areas of responsibility
  136. Supervisors shall Appoint records management coordinators in major sub-elements and
    notify the DRMLO of the designee and any subsequent appointment changes
  137. Major duties and responsibilities of employees appointed as Records Management coordinator includes:
    becoming familiar with FS, Chapter 119, Public Records, and the General Records Schedule For State and Local Government Agencies and General Records Schedule For Law Enforcement, Correctional Facilities, & District Medical Examiners.
  138. While there are stated exceptions to the statute with regard to active investigative and intelligence files, confidential records, and special prohibitions of general and special law, the intent is to
    permit examination of files declared to be public records
  139. FS, Section 119.07, should be consulted directly regarding specific exemptions to the public records law; however, criteria for certain law enforcement exemptions are summarized as follows:
    • Public records to be confidential
    • Records prohibited from being inspected 
    • Active criminal investigative 
    • Revealing the identity of confidential informants 
    • Revealing surveillance techniques, procedures, or personnel
    • Information of undercover personnel
    • Criminal intelligence or criminal investigative information
    • Revealing the victim of any sexual battery or child abuse crime
    • Investigative information which reveals the personal assets of the victim, other than property stolen or destroyed during commission of the crime
    • Investigative information received by a criminal justice agency prior to January 25, 1979
    • Home addresses, social security numbers, telephone numbers, and photographs of active or former law enforcement personnel
    • Places of employment
    • Photographs of spouses and children of law enforcement personnel
    • Locations of schools attended by children of law enforcement personnel
  140. When the nature or volume of records would require extensive clerical or supervisory assistance(over 20 minutes) by departmental personnel, the person requesting the documents will be
    charged, in addition to actual duplication costs, the hourly rate including fringe benefits of the employee(s) providing the service.
  141. Records management coordinators shall establish internal controls to provide for the orderly release and accountability of
    non-exempted public records maintained by the Department
  142. Miami-Dade County criminal history information obtained from the County-operated CriminalJustice Information System (CJIS) is public record; therefore, such information may be
    provided to law enforcement and non-law-enforcement elements
  143. Juvenile arrests made prior to October 1, 1994:
    Release only the name and address of juveniles 16 years of age
  144. Juvenile arrests made prior to October 1, 1994:  Information on juveniles under 16 years of age
    may not be released
  145. Juveniles arrests made since October 1, 1994:  the Department may release the name, photograph, address, and crime/arrest report of a child taken into custody for a violation which
    if committed by an adult, would be a felony; or for juveniles found by a court to have committed three or more violations of law which, if committed by an adult, would be misdemeanors
  146. Unless exempted by FS, employee personnel and disciplinary records are considered to be public records and are, therefore, subject to
    public access
  147. The employee whose records are to be inspected will be notified ???? of the request and, if they so desire, they may review the records prior to inspection
    via telephone
  148. For requests for public records known or believed to be associated with legal or administrative proceedings involving the Department or the County, immediately notify the
    Police Legal Bureau (PLB)
  149. If the request is in writing, forward a copy of the request to Police Legal Bureau within
    24 hours of receipt
  150. If advised to provide a written response to requester, forward an informational copy of the response to the Police Legal Bureau
    within 24 hours
  151. Public Records, states that disposition of records is regulated, and no public official may mutilate, destroy, sell, loan, or otherwise dispose of any public record without
    a court order or approval by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services, Bureau of Archives and Records Management
  152. Records disposal includes identification and preservation of permanently valuable materials, transfer of inactive records to storage in the
    Miami-Dade County Records Management Facility, and disposition of records that have no further value
  153. Who is the central control point for storage of all inactive public records within Miami-Dade County
    The Miami-Dade County Records Management Facility
  154. Retrieval of records stored at the Miami-Dade County Records Management Facility must be coordinated through, and approved by,
    Department Records Management Liaison Officer or designee. A log is maintained of this activity
  155. PCB, Court Services Bureau, and Special Victims Bureau are authorized to retrieve records directly from the Records Management Facility without going through the
    Department Records Management Liaison Officer
  156. Questions about new or revised forms should be directed to the
    Professional Compliance Bureau (PCB)
  157. When annual usage is less than 500, copies will be reproduced on a
    copy machine as required
  158. When annual usage is over 500, but less than 5,000, and the request is not for multi-copy no-carbon-required forms or special handling, e.g., padding or hole punching, entities will utilize
    MDPD Central Records Bureau by submitting a Printing Work Order
  159. Requests for no-carbon-required forms, card stock, or special handling require the submission of a ISD Order for Printing form
    to the Fiscal Administration Bureau
  160. When annual usage is over 5,000 or fine quality printing is needed, requesting entities will consult with the
    Fiscal Administration Bureau
  161. Two alternate sources of service exist for this quantity of printing/reproduction:
    • Routine printing ISD
    • Outside vendor specialized printing
  162. Correspondence will be processed on or before the trace date reflected on the transmittal document. If circumstances dictate a delay in compliance, a trace date extension will be
    verbally requested through the appropriate chain-of-command from the office which established the trace date and the reason for the delay explained
  163. All the principles of effective writing should be considered simultaneously:
    • Accuracy
    • Brevity and Completeness
    • Clarity
    • Coherence
    • Unity
    • Verbiage
  164. Stationary:
    legal document in court must be printed on
    8 1/2" x 11" letter-size paper
  165. Correspondence will be printed in letter-quality utilizing
    Times New Roman or Arial style, size 12. Size 10 may be used to improve appearance or reduce the number of pages
  166. An employee who receives an official communication directed to another shall forward such communication
    without any delay
  167. A supervisor who receives a written communication from a subordinate directed  to a higher authority shall indicate either approval, disapproval, or notation as to
    acknowledgment of content and forward to the next person concerned
  168. Letters Prepared for Miami-Dade County Mayor or County Commissioners:    Who is responsible for  providing a due date for correspondence requiring the Mayor's or a Commissioner's signature.
    Deputy Mayor and an interim response will be prepared only upon request
  169. Dates will not be placed on the letter or transmittal memorandum

    True or False
    True
  170. Letters for the Mayor are prepared in draft form, block style, and will not include the initials of the
    Mayor and typist
  171. Memorandums are prepared when corresponding within the Department and with other Miami-Dade County governmental
    departments or employees
  172. Memorandum formats are comprised of the following:
    • Regular memorandum: Memorandums of a self-explanatory nature
    • Action memorandum: A decision document used to obtain a requested action
    • Transmittal memorandum: A forwarding document used to accompany letters or other memorandums when further explanation, background data, or additional information is required to supplement the base document
    • Body contents: Major topical paragraph headings will be reflected when possible. They may be of the writer's choice; however, if there is a recommendation heading, it will be listed first in the body followed by other appropriate headings; e.g., Action, Background, or Synopsis/Conclusion
  173. If the individual whose name is typed does not sign personally, the employee authorized to sign for him
    will sign his own name and add the word "for"
  174. The first page of the memorandum will not be numbered subsequent pages will be numbered consecutively beginning with the second page as number 2
    Periods, dashes, parentheses, or other punctuation will not be used
  175. Any item which is affixed to or accompanies a letter
    Enclosure
  176. Any item which is affixed to or accompanies a memorandum
    Attachment
  177. Distribution A - Command Personnel:
    • Director's Office
    • Assistant directors
    • Division chiefs
    • Bureau/District commanders
    • Police Captains
    • Employees serving as Executive Officers within departmental elements
    • Offices reporting to the Director or an assistant director
    • Miscellaneous
  178. Distribution B:
    All supervisory personnel
  179. Distribution B+:
    All supervisory, sworn, and public service aides personnel
  180. Distribution D:
    All departmental employees
  181. Distribution H:
    • All personnel on Distribution A with an office in the Headquarters Complex
    • The supervisor of the Vehicle Maintenance Facility
  182. Special Lists:
    Any distribution other than A thru E
  183. It is the responsibility of the office distributing a publication to ensure that sufficient quantities are delivered to locations reflected on the applicable distribution list
    List Update
  184. Departmental Travel Procedures Coordinator: The Fiscal Administration Bureau Commander, is responsible for processing requests to travel for
    business or educational purposes
  185. Departmental Travel Policy Coordinator: The Fiscal Administration Bureau Commander, is responsible for review of Travel Requests, issuance of
    T-Numbers, and resolution of policy issues related to travel
  186. Investigative Travel Coordinator:
    The Warrants Bureau Commander
  187. The ???? dictates how employees will be paid and what constitutes overtime. Employees in travel status will be paid for an eight-hour workday.
    The Fair Labor Standards Act
  188. Planned overtime will not be paid unless approved, prior to departure, by the
    Director for elements reporting to the Director's Office, or the concerned assistant director
  189. Any travel outside of the immediate vicinity of Miami-Dade County, the area between and including West Palm Beach and Marathon Key, in a County vehicle, requires the
    Approval of the Director or his designee
  190. Due to insurance restrictions, no County vehicle will be authorized to travel outside the State on official county business without the permission of the
    Risk Management Division, General Services Administration
  191. All requests for business or educational travel must be received by the Director's Office with sufficient time to permit forwarding the request to OMB at least 15 calendar days prior to the date of departure.
    The Budget and Planning Bureau will issue a T-Number, which is the authorizing travel number
  192. Travel Requiring Approval by the County Mayor: In addition to OMB approval, authorization must be obtained from the County Mayor, or his designee, for travel:
    • By the Director
    • When two or more people are traveling to the same location
    • When legislative or congressional business is the purpose of the travel
    • When travel is to a foreign country
    • When any portion of the travel is to be paid for by persons or organizations other than Miami-Dade County, the authorized traveler, or by another governmental agency
  193. If travel is of an educational nature, workshops or training courses a Training Course Application
    MPI-24 (refer to Training) is submitted instead of an action memorandum
  194. Requests for educational travel must be received at the Training Bureau at least
    • 30 days prior to the event for travel within the State of Florida
    • 45 days for travel outside the State.
  195. The Travel Request form must be attached to the appropriate
    action memorandum or Training Course Application
  196. Advance cash of ???? percent may be requested except for those items which are paid by an outside agency or when prepaid; airfare.
    80 %
  197. The traveler must prepare an Investigative Travel Request memorandum (Annex B) for submission via the chain-of-command to the appropriate bureau commander
    prior to forwarding to the Warrants Bureau
  198. Upon receipt of the memorandum, the Warrants Bureau Commander (Investigative Travel Coordinator) will issue an
    ET-Number
  199. At least two weeks prior to travel to a foreign country by any departmental employee on official business of any nature, the U.S. Department of State must be contacted
    for approval (referred to by the Department of State as Country Clearance).
  200. The foreign travel confirmation letter is prepared for the
    Director's signature
  201. A request for an advance of cash funds and commercial transportation ticket is made, as detailed in Cash and Negotiables, for investigative travel, or by indicating the need in the appropriate blocks of the
    Travel Request for business or educational travel
  202. A cash advance of 100 percent for investigative travel and 80 percent for all other travel may be requested except for those items which are paid by .
    an outside agency or when prepaid airfare
  203. As an alternative for domestic payment for actual expenses, employees can receive a
    $50 daily expense allowance, know as per diem
  204. Employees wishing to combine vacation with business or educational travel must have prior approval of the
    Director
  205. A Travel Expense Report (Annex D) will be prepared by the traveler and submitted through the appropriate chain-of-command to the Fiscal Administration Bureau within
    three business days after return of the traveler
  206. All employees that are issued appropriate identification credentials and will not obtain additional credentials which identify them as members of the Department
    True or False
    True
  207. Sworn employees may carry an additional MDPD badge obtained at their own expense provided the employee agrees to surrender any additional badge(s) to the Department along with the employee’s departmentally issued firearm, badge, Deputy Identification Card, and MDPD Employee Identification Card should the employee be
    relieved of duty or suspended
  208. If the employee obtains any additional badge(s) but failsto write this agreement memorandum to forfeit the badge(s), then if the employee is subsequently relieved of duty or suspended and the employee relinquishes the additional badge(s) at that time, the issued and additional badge(s) held by the Department
    will not be returned to the employee if the employee is later dismissed. The memorandum will be retained in the employee's departmental personnel file
  209. Prohibited acts: Employees who have been relieved of duty or suspended, or former employees who have resigned, retired, or been terminated, must not:
    • Wear or display any authorized indicia of police authority, including but not limited to anybadge or identification card which could deceive a reasonable person into believing that such item is authorized by a police agency
    • does not apply to sworn employees who have received fromthe Department an additional badge marked “Retired” or “Honorably Served,” since sucha badge is authorized by the agency
    • Falsely personate an officer
  210. Identification cards are processed and issued by the
    Personnel Management Bureau (PMB)
  211. Employee Identification Card is used to access the
    MDPD Headquarters Complex
  212. When a secure location inside a building is not immediately available, employee credentials may be temporarily secured in a vehicle, locked in a trunk or in an interior locked compartment if the vehicle has no trunk
    Storage in an unattended vehicle overnight or for an extended period of time is prohibited
  213. Upon approval, the employee will obtain replacement credentials. Replacement of Employee Identification or Deputy Identification Cards will be obtained from the
    Personnel Management Bureau
  214. Upon approval, the employee will obtain replacement credentials. Replacement badges will be obtained from the
    Fiscal Administration Bureau
  215. What information is required for a facility group tour :
    The individual in charge of the group tour  shall furnish the required information, identification, and a roster of the group by name and address. The roster will be stapled to the logbook page as a permanent attachment. The name of the individual in charge of the group, the name of the escort, and any relevant information, will be entered in the logbook
  216. A pass will be issued to the individual in charge with written instructions that all members of the group must remain together while in the building. Control Desk personnel will verify the numberof people in the group before issuing a pass and again upon return of the pass
    True or False
    False, they are issued a verbal instruction
  217. Passes shall be issued to visitors from other criminal justice agencies. The visitor's name; agency; date of visit; and element, section, office, or name of the individual to be visited will be recorded;
    however,identification need not be retained
  218. Parcel Inspection: Who is authorized to inspect and retain any parcel that visitors may have in their possession.
    Control Desk personnel
  219. Who is responsible for thedesign, acquisition, administration, and control of all FTHQB passes.
    The supervisor of the Warrants Bureau, Headquarters Security Unit (HSU)
  220. Who will be contacted whenever a representative ofthe news media enters the FTHQB.
    The Public Information and Education Bureau
  221. News media representatives will not be allowed beyond the FTHQB main lobby without approval from the
    Public Information and Education Bureau
  222. Unescorted news media representatives must obtain visitor passes after being cleared by
    Public Information and Education Bureau
  223. Emergency service personnel, i.e., fire and medical personnel responding to emergency requests
    do not require a pass
  224. The requesting element shall notify the HSU Control Desk and have a representative stand by to escort
    emergency responding unit
  225. District Facilities:
    • Northwest Station 1
    • Northside Station 2
    • Midwest Station 3
    • South Station 4
    • Kendall Station 5
    • Intracoastal Station 6
    • Airport Station 7
    • West Station 8
  226. When a pass is outstanding for more than four hours, the person in charge of the Control Desk will
    attempt to locate the visitor
  227. If the visitor cannot be located, complete details will be submitted to the
    district's Executive Officer, or in his absence the on-duty Shift Commander, for investigation
  228. Who is responsible to attempt locate the visitor, recover the pass, and investigate circumstances of the incident
    The Executive Officer, his designee, or the on-duty Shift Commander
  229. Results of the investigation will be reported within
    24 hours, via memorandum, to the affected Police Major
  230. Valor awards (certificate and ribbon):
    • Gold Medal of Valor
    • Silver Medal of Valor
    • Bronze Medal of Valor
  231. Performance awards:
    • Exceptional Service Award (certificate and ribbon)
    • Employee Excellence Award (certificate and ribbon)
    • Certificate of Commendation (certificate awarded only to departmental employees)
  232. Award recommendations for departmental employees may be initiated by any departmental employee and are forwarded through the recommended individual's
    chain of command to the PIEB Major
  233. Recommendations shall be forwarded by the concerned employee's supervisor so as to reach the PIEB by the 21st day of the month, to be considered by the Awards Committee at the nexts cheduled meeting.
    21st day of the month, to be considered by the Awards Committee at the next scheduled meeting.
  234. Recommendations for Distinguished Police Reserve Officer of the Year may be submitted in writing, through the chain of command, to the .
    PIEB Major not later than October 21st of each year (Annex C). Recommendations shall be followed by supervisory actions outlined for valor awards
  235. The Director will announce the inclusive dates of a major campaign by memorandum and direct elements to submit to PIEB the number of awards required. PIEB coordinates procurement and distribution of the awards is a
    Major Campaign
  236. The police officer will provide one of the following: a copy of a valid military identification, a retirement certificate, or a DD214 to the PIEB. A star will be given for the center of the ribbon for 20 or more years of military service
    Military Service Award
  237. Police Services shall coordinate procurement and distribution of
    Police Reserve Officer service awards
  238. The Personnel Management Bureau will be responsiblefor notification of
    longevity awards
  239. The Unit Commendation may be awarded to a specialized departmental element or uniformed squad which excels in performance beyond that required by departmental policy, rules, and procedures; and when such performance is the direct result of a coordinated and cumulative effort of all assigned members performing as a team
    True or False
    True
  240. Only specialized sections, units, and uniformed squads are eligible for the unit commendation award
    True or False
    True
  241. Specific units excluded from unit commendations awards are
    divisions, bureaus, districts, and uniformed platoons
  242. Distinguished Unit of the Quarter:
    Specific recommendations for Distinguished Unit of the Quarter are not to be submitted
  243. A selection will be made by the Awards Committee during what months from recipients of the Unit Commendation for the preceding months
    February, May, August, and November
  244. The Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act was enacted to ensure that consumer reporting agencies exercise
    fairness, impartiality, and respect for each consumer's right to privacy
  245. The Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act details responsibilities of the consumer reporting agency and the agency requesting a
    consumer report
  246. Who is responsible for administration, coordination, and paymentof fees relative to consumer reports obtained for employment purposes
    The Personnel Management Bureau
  247. The concerned departmental element is responsible for administration, coordination, and payment of fees relative to consumer reports obtained for any permissible use other than
    employment purposes
  248. Petty Cash Funds: are provided as a method to purchase legitimate and appropriate infrequent, unanticipated goods and services for less than
    two hundred and fifty dollars ($250)
  249. Establishment of, or change in the amount of, a cash fund requires the
    Director's approval
  250. Cash fund Approval will be granted only for requests documenting
    operational necessity
  251. Requests must include lines for concurrence/non-concurrence by the requester's chain-of-command,
    • Investigative Services Assistant Director 
    • Fiscal Administration Bureau (FAB) Executive Senior Bureau Commander
  252. Who is the departmental Cash Fund Custodian and shall ensure compliance with Miami-Dade County directives governing usage of cash
    The FAB Executive Senior Bureau Commander
  253. Purchases for amounts of $500 or less are restricted by County AO 3-6, Petty Cash
    True or False
    False, its $250 or less
  254. Each departmental element with a separate index code is authorized to make one $250 petty cash purchase
    per day per commodity or service
  255. Law Enforcement Trust Fund project purchases are limited to one $250 petty cash purchase per
    project number per day per vendor
  256. Cash funds will not be used to circumvent small purchase order procedures or any other County established policies and procedures
    True or False
    True
  257. Cash may be advanced for projected investigative or extradition travel expenses when a properly completed Request for Cash Advance memorandum (Annex E) has been submitted through the chain of-command to
    Fiscal Administrative Bureau
  258. Cash may be advanced for business and educational travel when a properlycompleted Miami-Dade County - Travel Request (refer to Travel) has been submitted through the chain-of-command to the
    Fiscal Administrative Bureau
  259. In addition to prepaid items, e.g., airfares and registration fees, investigative/extradition travelers may obtain a 100 percent advance
    True or False
    True
  260. Other travelers are limited to a maximum advance of
    80 percent of the projected expense
  261. Utilizing the applicable format, requests for cash purchase reimbursements shall be made within 14 days of the purchase as shown in the supporting documentation (invoice, receipt, tickets, etc.)
    True or False
    False, it's within 30 days
  262. Cash purchase reimbursements will be submitted for approval to the concerned division chief, assistant director, or the Director, as appropriate, or their designees, prior to submission to the
    Fiscal Administrative Bureau
  263. Who has the authority to deny payment of cash purchase reimbursements that exceed 30 days of the date of purchase
    The FAB Executive Senior Bureau Commander, or designee
  264. Expenditure reimbursement will be made only when an authorized signature is affixed to the document
    True or False
    True
  265. In the event that a reimbursement request is lost or misplaced in transit and only copies of the supporting documentation are available
    the requestor should make every effort to obtain duplicate receipts and/or invoices from the vendor or any other type of document provided as a proof of purchase
  266. If obtaining duplicate documents/Invoices is not feasible or practical, the employee requesting reimbursement will be required to submit an
    affidavit of lost receipt
  267. The affidavit for the reimbursement must be signed by the
    employee and supervisor
  268. An original reimbursement request memorandum signed by the concerned element Commander or above explaining the circumstances of the lost documents must be submitted along with all other required documentation (receipts, invoices, affidavit)
    True or False
    True
  269. The Fiscal Administrative Bureau will not reimburse purchases for which receipts and/or invoices are older than
    forty-five (45) days from the original purchase
  270. The Director or his designee is authorized to waive reimbursement of receipts dated older than
    forty-five (45) days from the day of purchase
  271. The Cash Fund Custodian will maintain a copy of the marked Petty Cash Disbursement form and paid sales receipt, indicating the correct amount disbursed, for
    18 months after completion of the transaction
  272. Who receives, maintain, and disburse investigative and evidence or special lawenforcement trust fund cash will reconcile each transaction, balance the authorized amount, and prepare a Quarterly Investigative Expenditure Audit Report – Cash Fund (Annex I).
    Cash Fund Custodians
  273. Who is responsible in conducting an audit of the investigative fund to ensure the fund reconciles to the authorized amount, and is in compliance with established controls, departmental policies, and operational procedures.
    Element captains (or designee)
  274. Who is assigned to ensure the accuracy of expenditure reports and supporting documentation; and to ensure compliance with established departmental procedures and County Administrative Order 3-6
    The MDPD Internal Auditor, assigned to the Staff Inspections Section will conduct on-site financial auditsof all authorized cash funds (Petty Cash and Investigative Cash Funds) at least once every 18 months
  275. An audit report will not be issued when the cash fund reconciles to the authorized amount or there is a discrepancy involving
    less than one dollar
  276. Audit reports reflecting discrepancies of one dollar or more, any second consecutive discrepancy involving less than one dollar, or recommendations for improvement, will be directed to the
    Director with a copy to the concerned assistant director, division chief, audited element commander, and the FAB Executive Senior Bureau Commander.
  277. The audited element commander will prepare and submit a response memorandum no later than
    30 days after receipt of the report, via the appropriate chain-of-command, to the Director
  278. No single purchase will exceed $250 without prior approval of the affected
    Assistant Director
  279. Cash requests for $500.00 or less require approval of the requesting units
    division chief or authorized designee.
  280. Extradition related cash requests for $500.00 or less require approval of the
    Warrants Bureau Major or authorized designee
  281. Any request is for a cash advance over $500.00, must have the approval of the
    Director or authorized designee
  282. All requests to expend funds must have approval via chain-of-command through the rank of
    Division Chief
  283. All expenditures that exceed $100 must be approved by the element’s respective
    Assistant Director or the Director for elements not reporting to an Assistant Director
  284. All expenditures that exceed $1,000 must be approved by the
    Director
  285. All cash monies derived from winning bets, not being used in evidence, will be turned in to the FAB within
    24 hours or two business days
  286. All cash monies received as a result of any investigation, from fees or any other source, and not being used in evidence, will be turned in to the FAB within
    24 hours or two business days
  287. All cash monies used in evidence will be turned in to the FAB within
    24 hours or two business days after the need for such use expires
  288. The Fiscal Administration Bureau is not responsible for coordinating the preparation of departmental requests for professional services
    True or False
    False, FAB is assigned the responsibility
  289. The initiating element is responsible for preparing, processing, and effecting approval of all documents after consultation with the
    Budget and Planning Bureau for assistance and guidance
  290. Purchase expenditure of $ 5,000 or less, the initiating element prepares a package containing the following:
    • The Purchase of Professional Services Agreement
    • Minority Business Participation Checklist
    • Competitive process is not required
    • No more than $5,000 in similar services may be purchased from the same individual, firm, or organization during a twelve (12) month period
  291. Prior to payment on a purchase expenditure, the Fiscal Administration Bureau (FAB) must receive all three copies of thePurchase of Professional Services Agreement:
    • all invoices and other substantiating documents indicating that services have been rendered in conformance with the agreement
    • the social security number (if an individual) or Internal Revenue Service Identification Number (if an organization) of the provider
    • documentation showing approval by initiating element's commander/supervisor
    • appropriate signature of the service provider on the Purchase of Professional Services Agreement
  292. Purchase expenditures of more than $5,000, a copy of the resolution adopted by the
    Board of County Commissioners
  293. If the purchase amount is $ 5,000 or less, it is considered a
    small purchase
  294. If the purchase amount is over $ 5,000, it is considered a
    large purchase
  295. An small purchase order will not be used for the following:
    • The purchase of products or services available through the GSA or any other in-house source without prior approval from FAB
    • The purchase of a product or service that is already authorized for purchase via a blanket contract
    • The purchase of technology data equipment (computer equipment as defined in Automated Systems)
    • The purchase of capital items with a cost of $750.00 or more
    • Any purchase where the total amount, including freight and any other costs, is more than $5,000
    • The purchase of a cellular telephone
  296. The LETF was established by the Board of County Commissioners, and may be used only for law enforcement purposes to defray costs of:
    • Protracted or complex investigations
    • Provide additional technical equipment or expertise
    • Provide matching funds to obtain federal grants
    • For other law enforcement purposes as the Board of County Commissioners deems appropriate within the realm of state law
  297. The LETF shall be a source of revenue to meet normal operating needs of the Department
    True or False
    False, it's NOT a source of revenue
  298. Requesting Departmental Element and Project Manager’s Responsibilities:
    Maintain project files for a minimum period of five (5) years after the last transaction on each project.
  299. In order to maintain accountability for the departmental vehicle fleet, the Fleet Management Section is responsible for:
    • Assigning and exchanging all County-owned and leased vehicles
    • Maintaining centralized vehicle assignment files and tracking all vehicles assigned to or leased by the Department
    • The Fleet Management Section will be part of the approval/disapproval process when departmentalentities are requesting to purchase, exchange, or increase vehicles to their respective fleet
  300. Vehicles shall be assigned to departmental elements or individual employees only by the
    Director or the Fleet Management Section
  301. Departmental vehicles will not be modified or altered in any manner without approval of the
    Chief Financial Officer
  302. Suggestions for modifications to the entire vehicle fleet, e.g., equipment change or modification that could enhance officer safety, provide a cost savings, or enable the Department to improve delivery of service to the community, will be forwarded via the employee's chain-of-command to the
    Chief Financial Officer for review
  303. Employees are responsible for maintenance of their assigned vehicles including timely submission for preventive maintenance normally every
    • 4,000 miles for marked
    • 6,000 miles for unmarked
  304. Employee will fuel the vehicle and have routine maintenance inspections conducted while on-duty
    • Refueling and/or routine inspections will not take priority over calls for service or prohibit officers from responding to uniform functions at the inception of their scheduled shift
    • Employees will maintain the cleanliness of assigned vehicles
    • At least weekly, vehicle interior and exterior will be thoroughly cleaned
  305. Certificates will be kept on file for at least
    two years after the expiration date
  306. Vehicles will be calibrated at least
    every six months or sooner, if circumstances warrant acalibration test
  307. The following activities, although not totally inclusive, are prohibited:
    • Officers are prohibited from transporting homeless individuals to locations other than the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust
    • Employees shall not transport alcoholic beverages of any type in a marked police vehicle unlesswithin the scope of their official duties; e.g., transportation of evidence
    • Off-duty employees will not drive departmental vehicles to establishments which are primarilyengaged in the sale and/or on-premises consumption of alcoholic beverages
    • All departmental employees, both sworn and civilian, will refrain from using cellular telephoneswhile driving a departmental vehicle, unless a hands-free device is utilized
    • If the employee’s county issued cellular telephone or authorized private cellular telephone has no hands-free device,then the employee is expected to pull off the roadway before using the hand-held cellular telephone
  308. Marked vehicles are issued to sworn employees in the PPVP. They are used on- and off-duty as
    authorized by the
    Director and outlined herein
  309. The objective of the PPVP is to provide increased operational effectiveness to the community while reducing the overall cost necessary to maintain the patrol fleet
    True or False
    True
  310. The Director has the authority to determine the eligibility of personnel in PPVP program, assignment and retraction of vehicles. Fleet Management Section shall obtain proof of eligibility for use following the basic eligibility criteria:
    • The employee must be a sworn police officer assigned to a uniform position that routinely requires the usage of a marked police vehicle
    • Neither a probationary police officer nor an officer being trained in the Field Training and Evaluation Program is eligible
    • The employee must maintain an overall rating of "Satisfactory" or higher on performance evaluations
    • Employees assigned a PPV are permitted to travel within the geographical boundaries of Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Collier Counties
    • Employees that reside in Miami-Dade County may use their vehicles in an off-duty statuswithin the geographical boundaries of Miami-Dade County
    • The employee must not have had more than one preventable vehicle crash during the 24-month period preceding personalized patrol vehicle (PPV) assignment
  311. Assignment of a PPV is a privilege and not an employee right. The employee  may have the PPVP privilege withdrawn for violating:
    • abuse of assigned vehicles
    • actions clearly not in the best interests of the Department
    • upon occurrence of two or more preventable crashes in a 24-month period
    • shall not be reinstated until sufficient time has elapsed that there is nomore than one such crash on record in the 24-month period preceding reinstatement
    • Employees who are assigned to light duty or are on leave for a period of 40 hours or more willhave PPVP privileges temporarily withdrawn for the duration of the event
    • light duty or leave, recommendations for withdrawal of PPVP privileges will be made by the concerned bureau or district commander to the appropriate division chief for approval
    • Elements not reporting to a division chief will have the approvalof the concerned assistant director or the Director.
  312. Following are guidelines to be considered when withdrawal of privileges is appropriate:
    • Formal Counseling   1-5 Working Days
    • Written Reprimand 6-20 Working Days
    • Suspension          21-45 Working Days
    • Additional Suspensions One Calendar Year
  313. If the employee has been placed on light duty or authorized leave for a period of 40 hours or more, or if privileges are otherwise withdrawn for a period of 45 days or less, the unit of assignment shall
    retain the vehicle in a secure location to prevent unauthorized use
  314. An employee that has been placed on light duty or authorized leave for a period of 40 hours or more, or if privileges are otherwise withdrawn for a period of 45 days or less, the unit of assignment shall
    retain the vehicle in a secure location to prevent unauthorized use
  315. The concerned major organizational element commander may approve use of a PPV ondays when the employee will work an off-regular-duty job during a period of
    annual leave
  316. Off-Duty Vehicle Usage:
    • Any sworn member of the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) may be transported by the employee
    • No other passengers, children or pets may be transported unless an actual emergency or other authorized official action exists
    • Except in an emergency, or while performing off-regular-duty police service in accordance with Additional Employment, the only person authorized to operate a personalized patrol vehicle in an off-duty status is the officer to whom the vehicle is assigned
  317. Off-Duty Intervention: Employees are restricted to intervening only in the case of emergencies and hazardous situations
    • Actual overtime compensation will only be authorized for 15 minutes or more
    • All overtime compensation must be approved by a departmental supervisor during such self-initiated action
    • Employees will only be compensated for the actual time expended, hour for hour, which will be rounded off to the nearest quarter-hour.
  318. Who gives the Director authority to authorize permanent vehicle assignments to individuals whose duties require them to conduct official business after normal working hours
    the County Mayor
  319. The Director may authorize the use of County vehicles for temporary twenty-four hour use, but in no instance shall the assignment exceed
    five working days per month
  320. Authorization will specify whether the vehicle may be driven from the place of duty to the employee's residence or from the place of duty to the County facility nearest the employee's residence
    This will be the only allowable use during the temporary assignment period unless modified by the assigning authority
  321. Vehicles Assigned to Captains and Lieutenants: General guidelines for operation outlined in this Section apply, except that the assigned vehicle is authorized for personal use only in
    Miami-Dade and Broward Counties
  322. The Director may authorize twenty-four hour use of a County vehicle by an employee who is in a non-call status and who may be required to rapidly respond to the office or other place of duty
    A request for approval of an on-call vehicle must be by action memorandum via the chain-of command
  323. A vehicle assigned to a unit, rather than to an individual, for use by members of the unit on an as needed basis. Pool vehicles may be temporarily assigned to an individual only under the following conditions
    • As a temporary twenty-four hour vehicle
    • as an on-call vehicle
    • When used in either of these capacities, the respective usage rules apply
  324. Shop Loaner Vehicle:
    A vehicle assigned to and controlled by the Internal Services Department (ISD)
  325. To temporarily replace a vehicle in the PPVP, a permanent twenty-four hour vehicle, a vehicle assigned to a lieutenant or a captain, or a pool vehicle that is in the shop for maintenance
    When used in any of these capacities, the respective usage rules apply
  326. Exchange or replacement of leased vehicles must be approved by the
    Fleet Management Section
  327. Disabled Leased Vehicle:
    The vehicle operator may make the vehicle exchange by contacting the leasing company for road service or towing. County wreckers are not authorized to service leased vehicles
  328. Employees in a light-duty status may operate marked police vehicles
    True or False
    False, they shall not
  329. Vehicles provided by the Department are for performance of official duties only and shall not be used for personal business or pleasure, except as authorized for the PPVP, permanently assigned
    twenty-four hour vehicles, and vehicles assigned to captains and lieutenants
  330. At the beginning of each shift, the vehicle operator shall inspect the vehicle to ensure that it is safe and equipped with
    a spare tire, jack, and lug wrench
  331. The operator shall also ensure that the vehicle isinspected for proper inflation of tires, proper vehicle fluid levels and engine operation, and
    unreported body damage
  332. Unmarked vehicles assigned to sworn personnel will carry, as a minimum of
    a fire extinguisher and first aid kit in the vehicle trunk unless an undercover operation could be compromised by the equipment
  333. Pool vehicles shall be inspected daily and the inspection recorded in the same manner prescribed for personally assigned vehicles
    True or False
    False, they are inspected monthly
  334. Personnel must safeguard all police equipment and property in a
    secure structure
  335. If personnel do not have an enclosed garage where any vehicle that contains police equipment can be parked, they must remove
    all police equipment, including weapons, badges, Department identification, bulletproof vests, electronic control devices, mobile computers, uniforms, and raid jackets, and secure the police equipment in their homes or other buildings
  336. Marked Vehicles: Under normal circumstances, the Daily Activity Report will be used to document vehicle activity. Except for permanently assigned vehicles, individuals utilizing marked vehicles that are not required to use the Daily Activity Report will use
    Miami-Dade Police Department's Vehicle Check-Out Record
  337. Who shall maintain an updated inventory of assigned vehicles
    Each major organizational element
  338. The Monthly Vehicle Report , prepared as indicated below, shall be submitted by memorandum through the chain-of-command to the concerned assistant director by the
    first working day of each month
  339. Offices not subordinate to an assistant director shall submit the Monthly Vehicle Report to the
    Director
  340. A copy of the Monthly Vehicle Report will be forwarded to the
    Professional Compliance Bureau (PCB) and the Fiscal Administration Bureau
  341. The Deletions/Additions section should contain indicated information in terms of the vehicle number, operator’s last name followed by first name, and the nature of the action
    Vehicle 12345, Jones, Adam, moved from Broward County to Miami-Dade County
  342. Parking spaces at the MDPD Headquarters Complex consist of three categories:
    general, reserved, and visitor
  343. Reserved Parking:
    • RED: Command staff with offices in the Headquarters Building and other personnel with Director’s approval
    • YELLOW: County owned or leased pool vehicles of specific activities, Property and Evidence Warehouse, Vehicle Maintenance Facility, background investigators
  344. District majors, bureau commanders, and captains may park in any available
    yellow spaces when visiting the Headquarters Building
  345. Employees may park in available yellow spaces from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 a.m
    Monday through Friday, or anytime on weekends and holidays
  346. YELLOW AND BLACK: Services loading zone, building maintenance
    No parking is permitted
  347. Who's approval is required for assignment of RED spaces
    Approval of the Director
  348. Who is responsible for enforcing parking regulations within the HeadquartersComplex
    The Warrants Bureau
  349. Issue, Exchange, or Loss of Authorization Cards: The Fleet Management Section shall:
    Develop and maintain a system for issuing and accounting for SunPass Transponders and authorization cards
  350. Ensure that an Offense-Incident Report is completed to document a lost or stolen authorization card. Copies of the initial and supplementary reports will be directed to the
    Chief Financial Officer
  351. Ensure that the following action is taken when a SunPass Transponder is missing, lost, damaged, or stolen:
    • A case report shall be prepared
    • The responsible party will notify the Fleet Management Section
    • An action memorandum containing a recommendation and background information with a copy of the case report attached will be submitted to the appropriate division chief or supervisor of an element reporting to an assistant director or the Director within 72 hours of the incident
    • If the device is missing, lost, damaged, or stolen due to employee negligence, the employee has the option of paying the replacement cost or receiving the appropriate levelof discipline
  352. Misuse of a Sunpass Transponder may result in disciplinary and criminal action
    True or false
    True
  353. Toll Receipt Procedure:
    Operators of County-owned, leased, or rented vehicles which do not havean authorization card will obtain a receipt for reimbursement of payment
  354. Rickenbacker and Venetian Causeways:
    Vehicles will use lanes manned by a toll attendant. Operators of unmarked vehicles will pay the required toll and request a receipt for reimbursement through petty cash
  355. When use of a SunPass Transponder or an authorization card is appropriate but not feasible, surveillance or undercover, the vehicle operator may
    obtain a receipt for reimbursement
  356. When on official MDPD business outside of Miami-Dade County, vehicle operators will pay toll and parking fees and request a
    receipt for reimbursement
  357. Crash Occurring Within Miami-Dade County: The employee involved in the crash  shall immediately notify
    his/her supervisor and the Communications Bureau Shift Commander
  358. Crash Occurring Within Miami-Dade County: Supervisory Responsibility:
    • The employee's supervisor, or in his absence a supervisor from the employee's unit, will respond to the scene, coordinate the initial investigation and prepare supervisory reports
    • If a supervisor from the employee's unit is unavailable, a supervisor from the nearest district will respond
    • The responding supervisor shall ensure that the Traffic Homicide Unit is notified
  359. Crash Occurring Outside Miami-Dade County:
    • The employee (civilian or sworn) shall notify his supervisor and the Communications Bureau Shift Commander
    • Based upon this information, thesupervisor will determine the appropriate course of action; respond to the scene/notify the Traffic Homicide Unit
  360. Crash Occurring Outside Miami-Dade County: Supervisory Investigation - Statements made by the involved employee and witnesses separate from those given to complete the Florida Traffic Crash Report
    • Statements will be obtained by independently interviewing all relevant witnesses and the involved employee
    • The statements of the investigating officer and information detailed on his Florida Traffic Crash Report may not be used or duplicated for this purpose
    • The supervisor must not interview witnesses in concert with the investigating officer  Written reports, notes, information, and diagrams prepared independently by the supervisor conducting the administrative investigation separate from the information obtained for the purpose of completing the Florida Traffic Crash Report
  361. The results of the investigation will be reported by memorandum from the concerned commander to the concerned division chief or assistant director, or the Director, as appropriate, within
    ten working days of the crash
  362. If the crash is reported on a County Vehicle Damage Report, as provided for in Traffic Enforcement, and it contains all information required in the memorandum described in Annex H of this directive, a separate memorandum to the concerned division chief or assistant director, or the Director, as appropriate, need not be prepared;
    • however, a copy of the Vehicle Damage Report shall be sent to the concerned division chief or assistant director, or the Director, as appropriate
    • If the County Vehicle Damage Report does not contain the required information, it must be supplied by memorandum to the above addressees with the Vehicle Damage Report attached
  363. A Crash Review Panel will review crashes which involve Miami-Dade County vehicles within 15 days of occurrence, unless extenuating circumstances necessitate an extension
    True or False
    • False, it's 30 days
    • Following such review, the Crash Review Panel will submit a report concerning its findings to the affected commander/supervisor. Elements reporting to the Director or an assistant director shall provide their findings to those offices
  364. Selection of crash review Panel: Police officer or civilian employee driver:
    The panel shall consist of a district, bureau, section, or unit commander or appointed designee (chairperson); a sergeant or civilian supervisor (when applicable); a police officer from another squad, unit, or section, or a civilian employee
  365. Selection of crash review Panel: Sergeant, lieutenant, or civilian supervisor driver:
    The panel shall consist of a district, bureau,section, or unit commander or appointed designee (chairperson); one member with a classification equal to or higher than that of the driver; and one member of equal classification
  366. Selection of crash review Panel: Captain or higher classification driver:
    The panel shall consist of a command officer of higher classification than the driver (chairperson); one member with an equal or higher classification; one member of equal classification
  367. Selection of crash review Panel: For crashes involving MDPD vehicles from more than one unit:
    Departmental Safety Officer (chairperson); one member from each unit with a higher classification than that of their respective driver; and one member from each unit with equal classification of their respective driver
  368. The affected commander/supervisor shall convene a panel, utilizing personnel from the concerned unit, within 30 days of a County motor vehicle crash involving a driver assigned to his command
    True or False
    True
  369. Appearance Before Panel: Persons appearing before the Crash Review Panel may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Involved driver
    • Immediate supervisor of involved driver
    • Supervisor who responded to the scene at the time of the crash
    • Representative from Traffic Homicide Unit
    • Witnesses
  370. Within how many days of the panel hearing, the affected commander/supervisor should submit his findings utilizing the Crash Review and Supervisory Action memorandum
    five days
  371. Attendance at theDriver Improvement Program (DIP) is not mandatory when an employee has an on-duty preventable crash and has not attended the DIP during the calendar year in which the crash occurred
    True or False
    False, Must Attend
  372. Copies of the Crash Review and Supervisory Action memorandum shall be forwarded to the:
    • Departmental Safety Officer, who will compile statistical data concerning departmental motor vehicle crashes
    • Traffic Homicide Unit, for inclusion in the Departmental Vehicular Crash Report
    • Training Bureau
    • Concerned Immediate Supervisor
    • Office of Safety, Risk Management Division, General Services Administration
    • Concerned Employee
  373. ADMINISTRATIVE CRASH REVIEW, Time Limit and Format:
    Within how many days of occurrence, the affected commander/supervisor shall prepare an Administrative Crash Review memorandum
    15 days
  374. Body armor purchased by departmental employees for use when on duty must meet the following specifications:
    Minimum stopping power: Threat level II.
  375. Body Armor Purchase Procedure, Initial and Replacement Purchases:
    • MDPD sworn police personnel and other authorized employees will submit a Request for Body Armor Purchase memorandum to purchase approved body armor that meets the specifications enumerated above
    • The concerned employee will forward the Request for Body Armor Purchase memorandum to the respective supervisor of the major organizational element for approval
    • A police officer trainee will submit the Request for Body Armor Purchase memorandum (AnnexA) to the Miami-Dade Public Safety Training Institute Director for approval
    • The concerned employee will hand-carry the approved memorandum to FAB
    • When the approved Request for Body Armor Purchase memorandum is presented, the FAB Petty Cash Custodian will provide the concerned employee with an Authorization Voucher
    • The concerned employee will place the order within thirty (30) days of receiving the Authorization Voucher and will complete the process within ninety (90) days
    • The vendor will deliver the concerned employee’s new body armor to the FAB Inventory and Supply Unit (Quartermaster)
    • The concerned employee will pick up the new body armor from the Quartermaster within seven (7) days of notification that the body armor is ready
    • Any employee failing to pick up the new body armor within seven (7) days of notification from the Quartermaster that the new body armor is ready will be re-notified via the chain-of-command
  376. Reporting of Lost or Stolen Body Armor:
    Employees will report the loss or theft of body armor by completing an Offense-Incident Report
  377. Tactical Body Armor:
    Tactical body armor (threat level III and above) is departmental property and not a personal-issue item
  378. Non-consumable property with a value of $750 or more and a normal life expectancy of more than one year. It is neither permanently fixed in place, nor an integral part of a structure, facility, or another piece of equipment
    Capital Equipment
  379. Commander/supervisor who has been empowered with the use and immediate control of capital equipment at a designated inventory location
    Custodian Delegate
  380. MDPD employee reporting to the Fiscal Administration Bureau Commander who is assigned administrative functions concerning departmental property
    Departmental Inventory Officer
  381. Equipment no longer required for efficient operation of the element to which it is assigned, but has a remaining useful life
    Excess Property
  382. Property with an acquisition cost or value less than $750 that otherwise meets the capital equipment criteria; e.g., staplers, chairs, tape dispensers, dictionaries, manuals, typing tables, cameras, and calculators
    Noncapital Equipment
  383. Director, MDPD, who is accountable for the use, care, custody, and control of departmental property
    Property Custodian
  384. Equipment that is obsolete, uneconomical, or inefficient, or which serves no useful function
    Surplus Property
  385. The Fiscal Administration Bureau Commander is responsible for managing
    departmental property
  386. Departmental Inventory Officer, is responsible for the following:
    • Maintenance of records to facilitate regulating departmental property
    • Submission of capital equipment location changes to ISD
    • Coordination of an annual departmental capital equipment physical inventory and other inventories 
    • Coordination of surplus and excess property turn-in
    • Coordination of an investigation when capital equipment is reported lost, stolen, or damaged
  387. Capital equipment will not be transferred from its assigned location without submitting a completed Inventory Control Change Form (Annex C) to the
    Departmental Inventory Officer
  388. Acquisition: Upon receipt of capital equipment acquired by purchase, fabrication, gift, donation, bequest, or forfeiture, the affected custodian delegate will submit a completed Inventory Control Change Form in duplicate to the
    Departmental Inventory Officer
  389. A machine copy of the action memorandum recommending acceptance of gifts, donations, or bequests, approved by the Director if the item has a fair market value of less than $1,000, if valued at $1,000 or more
    County Mayor
  390. Stolen, Lost, Damaged, or Destroyed Capital Equipment: Employees shall promptly report stolen, lost, damaged, or destroyed property to an
    immediate supervisor
  391. Custodian delegates will initiate an Offense-Incident Report and expeditiously report such occurrences to the Director through the chain-of-command, Professional Compliance Bureau when appropriate, and provide an information copy to the
    • Departmental Inventory Officer
    • additional reporting requirements when radios, paging devices, cellular telephones, or electronic sirens are involved
  392. The Director, or designee, will appoint a disinterested staff member to investigate the incident on any
    Stolen, lost, damaged, or destroyed capital inventory
  393. The investigation on stolen, lost, damaged, or destroyed capital inventory  will be initiated within five working days. Five additional working days are allowed to complete the investigation and report the results to the
    Director
  394. Employee Option to Reimburse County for Specific Items of Lost, Damaged, or Destroyed Equipment:
    In lieu of disciplinary action, an employee has the option of reimbursing the Countyfor property specified
  395. Items stolen, lost, damaged, or destroyed capital inventory with a replacement value of $50 or more:
    • The employee prepares an action memorandum, with Offense-Incident Report attached, for approval by the concerned chief, or an assistant director or the Director for offices reporting to either
    • The employee brings the approved memorandum, with attachment, to the Fiscal Administration Bureau and pays for the property by cash, check, or money order
  396. Items with a replacement value of less than $50:
    Follow the above procedures except that the action memorandum may be approved by the concerned major organizational element commander or supervisor
  397. It is the strict policy of MDPD that under no circumstances will any firearm, other than evidence, owned by or in the custody of the Department be sold, transferred, exchanged, or loaned to any law enforcement agency or private concern. The only exception to this policy will be
    firearms which are disposed of pursuant to court order or other official judicial proceedings
  398. A physical inventory is conducted monthly to account for all capital equipment
    True or False
    False, its annually and discrepancies are traced and reconciled
  399. Upon completion of the inventory, the Director submits the results to ??? with a certification that all capital assets assigned to MDPD have been located or accounted for
    ISD
  400. The inventory, coordinated by the Departmental Inventory Officer, will be completed within
    60 days of inception
  401. The overall management and maintenance of the Complex is the responsibility of the
    Building Manager who is employed by the General Services Administration (GSA)
  402. Non-routine Maintenance/Service Request Procedures: when the work is estimated to cost more than $200 in materials and labor, the request will be submitted via an action memorandum, justifying the work, to the
    Fiscal Administration Bureau Commander
  403. The normal business day is from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Headquarters Building, however,functions 24 hours a day
    True or False
    True
  404. Conference Rooms: There are a number of conference rooms located throughout the Headquarters and adjacent buildings. The largest is the main conference/training room, which can accommodate 52 people and is located on the
    second floor of the Headquarters Building
  405. The Space Allocation Committee shall convene at the call of the Chairperson, and shall consist of the following command staff members:
    • Support Services Assistant Director (Chair)
    • Investigative Services Assistant Director
    • Police Services Assistant Director
    • Commander, Intergovernmental Bureau
  406. Bulletin boards are provided throughout the Complex for display of current information. Approval to post material must be obtained from the
    commander of the element which controls the board
  407. Official memorandums, notices, and announcements will normally be posted on the larger bulletin boards located in the floor lobbies and reception areas within
    24 hours of delivery to the Building Manager's Office
  408. In order to display only current information, the Building Manager will maintain a record of the date of posting each item and remove it within
    30 days unless specifically requested otherwise
  409. Building Tours: As a special community service, the Public Information and Education Bureau occasionally conducts informational tours of the Headquarters Building. These tours are approved by and coordinated with the Building Manager and the concerned elements to avoid operational conflicts. Citizens requesting such tours shall be directed to contact the Public Information and Education Bureau to make necessary arrangements
    True or False
    True
  410. Restricted Areas: Many areas within the Complex are restricted. Entrances to restricted areas are clearly identified by appropriate warning signs and are normally locked. Unauthorized personnel are not allowed in unoccupied
    maintenance, equipment, restricted, or posted areas
  411. In accordance with Mobilization and Emergency Operations Plan, if evacuation of the Headquarters Building is necessary, the senior on-duty Police Headquarters Section supervisor present within the building is in charge of overall operations. In the absence of a Police Headquarters Section supervisor, the senior on-duty Headquarters Security Unit officer will be in charge of overall operations
    True or False
    True
  412. Uniform items may be destroyed if returned in torn, excessively worn, faded, or stained condition, or have received
    12 months of continuous wear
  413. Employees will not give statements, formal or informal, written or oral; depositions; documents or reports(except as provided under Florida Statutes, Chapter 119, Public Records); or respond or appear at the requestof any attorney, insurance adjustor, or their representatives unless
    a subpoena has been served on the employee or has been received by the Department, except when requested by the County Attorney or any other attorney acting on behalf of Miami-Dade County
  414. When an employee is requested to give a statement or to appear, as described in the preceding paragraph, without a subpoena having been served by the County Attorney of a county other than Miami-Dade, or by another law enforcement agency, the employee shall immediately notify
    the Police Legal Bureau
  415. Employees subpoenaed to testify for the defense will immediately notify their
    supervisor and the prosecutor handling the case
  416. ASSISTING CRIMINALS: Except as authorized below, employees shall not communicate information which might assist persons suspected of or charged with criminal acts:
    • Employees may communicate information to appropriate departmental employees or the State Attorney's Office (SAO) that would exonerate individuals suspected or charged with a criminal act
    • Employees may communicate information that would assist in rehabilitation of convicted persons
    • Employees may present testimony during legal proceedings and while under oath
  417. Police Officers will be permitted to carry their weapons in courtrooms within the Eleventh Judicial Circuit, with the exception of the
    Juvenile Justice Center
  418. Obtaining an arrest warrant during normal business hours:
    • The concerned officer will contact the Criminal Intake Division to schedule an appointment for review of the case by an intake officer
    • After review, and if charges are to be filed, an affidavit and warrant will be prepared by the intake officer
    • The concerned officer will present the documents to the on-duty judge for execution and return originals to the intake officer
    • The clerk will process the original signed warrant and immediately initiate automated data entry and printing at the Warrants Bureau. Copies will be issued only at the Warrants Bureau
  419. Obtaining an arrest warrant on weekends, holidays, and after business hours:
    • The concerned officer shall contact an on-call ASA via the Communications Bureau Shift Commander for review of the case
    • The ASA will contact an on-call judge and advise his position concerning the case
    • The concerned officer will prepare the affidavit and warrant
    • The concerned officer will present the documents to the on-call judge for execution
    • The concerned officer will hand carry the warrant and affidavit to Warrants Bureau for processing before service
  420. John or Jane Doe warrants:
    John or Jane Doe warrants will not be initiated without adequate identifiers to differentiate between possible suspects;  subject's street name, physical description, or residence address
  421. John and Jane Doe warrants will be held at the Warrants Bureau awaiting execution for a maximum of five working days
    If not executed within this time, the warrant is forwarded by the Warrants Bureau to the Circuit Court Clerk's office for cancellation
  422. Arrest warrants are transmitted weekly to the Warrants Bureau for execution
    True or False
    False, its transmitted daily
  423. When probable cause exists, additional felony or misdemeanor charges may be placed against a subject in custody by preparation of a Complaint/Arrest Affidavit reflecting the
    attendant circumstances and probable cause
  424. The Complaint/Arrest Affidavit will be delivered to the booking officer at the facility where the defendant is incarcerated
    True or False
    True
  425. Misdemeanor charges may be added in this manner only if the crime was committed in the presence of the
    officer or falls under one of the statutory exceptions enumerated in the Florida Law Enforcement Handbook
  426. Misdemeanor offenses which are not observed by the officer and which do not fall under one of the statutory exceptions are referred to the
    State Attorney's Office
  427. If the Complaint/Arrest Affidavit does not contain sufficient information to establish probable cause for detention or if errors are evident, the arresting officer will be notified by the Court Services Bureau to appear before the designated judge for a pre-detention hearing
    The concerned officer will appear within 72 hours with the information necessary to proceed with prosecution
  428. Misdemeanor - After Arrest: If the Complaint/Arrest Affidavit does not contain sufficient information to proceed with prosecution, or an error exists concerning the exact statute or ordinance number, including 21-81
    • The officer will be notified, in writing, by the SAO
    • If the concerned officer fails to appear and correct deficiencies within 7 calendar days, the SAO will cease further action on the case
    • Appearance may be in an on-duty status when authorized by the officer's immediate supervisor
  429. Short-Term Notification to Appear: An officer may request personal service of a summons to a traffic offender when the speedy trial expiration date is
    five days or less
  430. The concerned officer prepares an Affidavit Prefile package subsequent to a felony arrest that can be scheduled without the personal appearance of the officer at the SAO
    All second and third degree felony arrests, which do not involve a civilian victim, qualify for an Affidavit Pre-file.
  431. Setting Affidavit Pre-file: In addition to the procedures the filing officer will:
    • Advise the SAO that an appointment is needed for an Affidavit Pre-file
    • List the date, time of the appointment, and name of the scheduled ASA, on the Affidavit Pre-file Cover Sheet (which must be a green copy) and in the narrative section of the OIR
    • The Affidavit Pre-file package will be reviewed by the assigned ASA during the scheduled appointment time in lieu of the officer appearing in person
    • When a civilian witness is involved in an arrest that meets the criteria for an Affidavit Pre-file, the lead officer will schedule an Affidavit Pre-file appointment for only the civilian witness and will notify the civilian witness of the appointment
  432. Arresting Officer Responsibilities:
    • Complete a separate Affidavit Pre-file Case Summary Sheet which will be attached to the Affidavit Pre-file package for each defendant arrested
    • It is not necessary to attach additional copies of the reports
    • Complete the Affidavit Pre-file package and forward to the appropriate Crime Analysis Unit, or the officer's assigned element
  433. Supervisors will review Affidavit Prefile packages for the following:
    • The arrest qualifies for the Affidavit Pre-file
    • The Affidavit Pre-file package is completed and the OIR contains probable cause for the arrest
    • Incorrect reports will be returned immediately to the concerned officer for proper completion
    • Notarize Affidavit Pre-file Cover Sheet following the procedures used for notarizing Complaint/Arrest Affidavits
    • The arresting officer scheduled an Affidavit Pre-file appointment and notified civilian witnesses, if any, of appointment times
    • The Affidavit Pre-file package is forwarded to the concerned report processing element, Crime Analysis Unit, prior to the end of the officer's tour of duty
    • Monitor Affidavit Pre-file Additional Information Required forms (Annex F) and provide training to officers regarding proper completion
  434. Forward Affidavit Pre-file packages rejected by the SAO on an Affidavit Pre-file Additional Information Required form to the concerned supervisor for correction and ensure that it is returned from the supervisor within
    three days
  435. Ensure that the Affidavit Pre-file package is returned to the Court Services Bureau. If the Affidavit Pre-file package will not be returned to the SAO within three days, the concerned ASA and Court Services Bureau Affidavit Pre-file coordinator will be advised
    The element's district/bureau commander will also be advised of the delay
  436. Officers making felony arrests involving probable cause that do not qualify for Affidavit Pre-file are to contact the SAO
    within 12 hours by telephone to schedule a Prefiling Conference
  437. Officers may fulfill the statutory requirement by immediately notifying the
    Communications Bureau ShiftCommander who will initiate consular, embassy, or judicial notification procedures
  438. Audits: Investigative unit commanders shall conduct random audits of selected cases which have been exceptionally cleared
    True or False
    True
  439. All pertinent police reports, including written, recorded, or summarized statements, tapes, and memorandums, will be delivered within
    21 days of the day of arrest to the ASA handling the case
  440. All felonies shall be investigated by MDPD except for worthless checks returned for insufficient funds or marked "Account Closed." Victims in such cases shall be referred to the
    SAO to file charges
  441. Non-Enforceable Writs:
    • Writ of Prohibition
    • Writ of Mandamus
    • Writ of Garnishment
  442. Enforceable Writs:
    • All that start with writs
    • Order
    • Tax Warrant
  443. All process runs in the name of the State and is served by the Sheriff by authority of the Constitution of the
    State of Florida
  444. Personal service: Personal service is accomplished by personal delivery of the process to the defendant or witness named in the summons or subpoena
    This is the most desirable type of service and should be utilized whenever possible
  445. Personal service may be rendered upon any individual at any location in the County except:
    • Hospital patients, unless permission has been granted by the attending physician
    • Persons under the jurisdiction of a federal court, while in the courtroom
    • Writs issued by states other than Florida shall be served via personal service if accompanied by the appropriate fees; otherwise, Florida Statutes govern service
    • Minors who are or have been married shall be served in the same manner as adults
  446. Substitute service: Service is accomplished in certain summonses or writs by delivery of the process to other than the defendant. The elements of substitute service are:
    • Deliver a copy of the process to the person's residence and serve on any person residing therein who is 15 years of age or older and inform the person served of the contents
    • Substitute service of a subpoena or a Five Day Summons can be made to any personresiding therein who is 15 years of age or older.
  447. A civil restraining order, when requested, is issued by a circuit court judge and directs a person to do, or to refrain from doing, a particular act. To obtain the order, the complainant should be referred to the
    Miami-Dade County Bar Association lawyer referral service or their personal attorney
  448. Officers do not have arrest authority for a violation of a civil restraining order unless the issuing judge has set forth specifics within the order which direct the law enforcement agency to take action.
    • The restraining order must have been legally served before the defendant is bound to the stated conditions
    • The officer will contact the issuing judge prior to an arrest if such instructions are included
    • If instructions for an arrest are not included, the complainant will be referred to the issuing judge when a violation of the order occurs
  449. The Sheriff is directed by the court to serve domestic violence and repeat violence injunctions
    True or False
    True
  450. Pursuant to federal and Florida statutes, foreign protection orders must be recognized by State of Florida law enforcement officers, accorded full faith and credit, and enforced, including service if necessary, as if they were the orders of a Florida court
    True or False
    True
  451. After normal business hours, an on-call ASA may be contacted, via the Communications Bureau Shift Commander, to assist departmental personnel. Contact the SAO for assistance on these offenses:
    • Sexual battery
    • Narcotics
    • Organized gang activity
    • Homicide
    • Shootings
    • Driving under the influence
  452. An employee subpoenaed or given notice to appear for a deposition involving a suit against the Department or Miami-Dade County will immediately notify the
    Police Legal Bureau
  453. When an employee receives notification to appear at a deposition at the request of the County Attorney Office
    Attendance of the employee is mandatory at the time and place stated. A subpoena is not required for appearance of an employee in this instance
  454. Employees will not execute a written or signed statement to the defendant or his attorney in a criminal case, nor to a plaintiff or his attorney in a civil case in which the County is involved, except upon approval of the
    ASA or Assistant County Attorney handling the case
  455. Failure to appear for a deposition may result in one or more of the following actions against the employee:
    • Cited for contempt of court
    • Disciplinary action by the Department
    • If subpoenaed by the plaintiff's attorney: The court can require the employee to pay expenses of the court reporter, attorney fees, and other related costs
    • Defense can move to exclude testimony and request case dismissal
    • The court can strike the employee's defense; if this occurs, the insurance company can refuse to satisfy any judgment rendered against the employee
  456. Upon experiencing a delay of approximately 30 minutes in the presentation of a deposition at the SAO
    The employee will contact the Court Services Bureau
  457. The Court Services Bureau is responsible for receipt and distribution of subpoenas, pre-filing and pretrial conference appointments to the employee's element of assignment provided that the scheduled court activity date allows at least
    five days notice, time computation beginning when received by Court Services Bureau
  458. Subpoenas, pre-filing or pretrial conference appointments with less than three days notice will be marked RUSH and will be distributed by the
    Court Services Bureau via facsimile or by telephone notification
  459. In addition, Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure and local court practices require the filing of felony cases within
    21 days of the subject's arrest
  460. If appearance is scheduled more than five normal working days from receipt:
    • Annotate the document with pertinent information as to the reason for the inability to accomplish service. Do not contact Court Services Bureau for a control number since(c) below will be considered as a Court Services Bureau notification
    • Retain a copy of the annotated document
    • Return annotated original document to Court Services Bureau via a court servicesofficer on next scheduled delivery
    • Notify the individual responsible for updating the WIS, as necessary
  461. After court activity notifications are entered into the STS program, the designated subpoena control employee will generate a computerized STS Subpoena Log (Annex L) and forwarded the Subpoena Log to the appropriate supervisor with the court activity notifications attached
    True or False
    True
  462. Supervisors who receive the Subpoena Log shall:
    • Inventory the Subpoena Log and ensure that there is a court activity notification attached for each entry on the Subpoena Log
    • Contact the subpoena control employee if a court activity notification document is not attached to the Subpoena Log and request that a computerized Lost Subpoena Information Report (Annex N) be generated by the STS program
    • The Lost Subpoena Information Report will substitute for, be processed and distributed in the same manner, and carry the same authority as the original court activity notification
    • Deliver the court activity notification to the concerned employee who will initial and date the corresponding entry on the Subpoena Log upon receipt
    • Initial and date the corresponding entry on the Subpoena Log as verification that the courtactivity notification was received by the concerned employee
    • Return undeliverable court activity notifications to the subpoena control employeeimmediately. Note the reason for return on the Subpoena Log
    • Return the Subpoena Log to the subpoena control employee no later than the listed trace date
  463. Each bureau and district commander is responsible for maintaining a two-week projection of duty assignments, training dates, and leave time in the police portion of the WIS
    True or False
    False, it's 6 weeks
  464. If the appropriate arresting officer did not schedule an Affidavit Prefile, he should receive a Pre-filing Conference Appointment (Annex V) from the SAO within
    seven days of the arrest
  465. Circuit Court Criminal Division Standby Subpoena: Departmental responsibilities:  Only Court Services Bureau can place an officer on standby status. Every effort will be made by the Court Services Bureau to deliver subpoenas to the officers within
    five days after receipt
  466. On the scheduled court date, the concerned DOC or Administrative Unit will be notified by the Juvenile Court Liaison if the employee is required at the Juvenile Justice Center, and will specify the time needed
    The employee will have 90 minutes to respond, or respond at the appointed time, if greater than 90 minutes
  467. Depositions: Employees may receive a subpoena which commands that certain police case reports be brought to a deposition. Provisions of the subpoena are satisfied by bringing the required documents to the deposition. Material contained in the subpoenaed documents shall be reviewed by the concerned employee prior to the deposition and may be referred to during the deposition
    unless precluded by law
  468. Employees shall not show or give such documents to a defense attorney unless approved by the
    ASA handling the case
  469. A case disposition report is prepared by the SAO upon conclusion of a case. The yellow copy of the report is forwarded to the
    Court Services Bureau for review
  470. Employee Inability to Appear in Court:
    • Employees shall not contact the Clerk of the Courts Office for rescheduling matters or requesting preferential court appearance locations
    • If an employee knows within one to five days before his scheduled court date that he will be unable to appear, he shall contact a supervisor
    • The supervisor shall notify the Court Services Bureau as soon as possible, but not less than one dayprior to scheduled attendance and obtain a control number
    • An employee unable to appear, due to illness or other emergency, The supervisor shall notify the Court Services Bureau not less than one hour prior to scheduled attendance and obtain a control number
    • The Court Services Bureau will forward computerized bi-weekly reports to the appropriate division chief, or assistant director or the Director for elements not reporting to a division chief
    • When an officer has to cancel a prefiling conference or deposition, he will contact a supervisor(sergeant or higher)
    • The supervisor will contact the concerned ASA or the concerned Assistant Public Defender/private attorney (for a deposition), and cancel the appearance
    • The officer's immediate supervisor will, within 12 hours, contact the SAO), or Public Defender's Office/private attorney
    • If an officer who is a critical witness fails to appear twice for a prefiling conference, the SAO will not file the case unless the absences are explained and filing is requested in writing by a captain orabove from the concerned officer's chain-of-command.
  471. Failure of an employee to execute proper notification of an absence from court may result in
    case dismissal, contempt of court, or departmental disciplinary action
  472. An employee who receives service of a legal document specifying involvement in a lawsuit, as a result of an action performed as a departmental employee, shall forward two copies of the document to the
    Police Legal Bureau as soon as possible, but not to exceed 24 hours, after receipt of notification
  473. The Chiefs of the Criminal Investigations and Special Investigations Divisions, or their designees, meet at least monthly with the State Attorney and Chief Judge of the circuit court
    True or False
    False, they meet annually
  474. The Department is not obligated to assist a Certified Process Server to any degree beyond that which is due any private citizen
    True or False
    True
  475. Sworn personnel are excused by Florida Statutes from serving as a juror in a County or circuit court unless they choose to serve; however, appearance is required when summoned by a federal court. To ensure proper excusal from County or circuit court jury duty, the summons, annotated with the individual's badge number shall be forwarded immediately upon receipt to
    Court Services Bureau for processing
  476. When an arrest is made, an Investigations and Court Cost Recovery Form shall be completed and distributed as follows:
    The yellow and pink copies of the Investigations and Court Cost Recovery Form will be sent to the Court Services Bureau, Cost Recovery Section, via interoffice mail, within five days of the arrest
  477. The Court Services Bureau will ensure that all cost recovery money is transferred to the generating element prior to completion of each fiscal year before
    September 30th
  478. Court Services Bureau will be allowed to retain a five percent administrative fee from cost recovery receipts
    True or False
    True
  479. The Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act (hereafter also referred to as the Act), as contained in Florida Statutes, Chapter 932, authorizes law enforcement agencies to seize and forfeit both real property and personal property which has become contraband because the property has been used in violation of the Act
    True or False
    True
  480. The determination of whether a civil forfeiture action will be filed shall be made by a
    Police Legal Bureau supervisor who is not directly involved in making the seizure
  481. When property is seized for forfeiture, the probable cause supporting the seizure will be promptly reviewed by a
    supervisor who is not directly involved in making the seizure
  482. All forfeited property retained for law enforcement use, If sold, the proceeds of the sale are deposited into the
    MDPD LawEnforcement Trust Fund to be used for law enforcement purposes only as defined in the Act
  483. The impounding officer will accomplish the following actions: Advise his immediate supervisor as soon as possible after determining feasibility of seizure, and request forfeiture hold authorization. Record the authorizing supervisor's name and title on the Vehicle Storage Receipt or the Property Receipt. Any sworn supervisor may place a hold order without need for higher authorization; however, review of probable cause by a
    supervisor with the rank of lieutenant or above is required
  484. The impounding officer will accomplish the following actions: In cases involving vehicles, vessels, or aircraft, advise the Central Records Bureau (CRB) Vehicle Data Entry Unit of the hold and the name of the authorizing supervisor
    The Property and Evidence Section (PES) Vehicle Research Unit must also be notified within 24 hours of the seizure
  485. The impounding officer will accomplish the following actions: Immediately contact the PLB or the on-call PLB legal advisor in all situations where $10,000 or more in cash is encountered, whatever the circumstances. No sums of currency in the amount of $10,000 or more will be released at the scene without authorization from the
    PLB or the on-call PLB legal advisor
  486. The impounding officer will accomplish the following actions: Machine copies of all reports, including Vehicle Storage Receipts; Property Receipts; and a complete (front and back) single sheet, notarized Request to Initiate Forfeiture Proceedings(Annex A), will be sent by facsimile machine to the
    PLB Supervisor, within 24 hours
  487. The impounding officer will accomplish the following actions: If arrests are made in connection with the seizure, the prosecuting Assistant State Attorney will be notified of the forfeiture action no later than the
    pre-filing conference
  488. The impounding officer will accomplish the following actions: All decisions regarding the sharing of assets seized or forfeited during multiagency actions and task forces will only be determined by command-level personnel
    (captain or higher) in consultation with the PLB Supervisor. Officers will not make commitments regarding seized assets.
  489. Supervisor Authorizing Hold Will:
    • Consider the potential value of the item compared with the cost of forfeiture, towing and storage fees
    • Motor vehicles which are more than four years old and vessels with an appraised value of less than $4,000 should not routinely be seized for forfeiture
    • With sums of money less than $3,000, forfeiture will not generally be filed unless a direct connection with a drug transaction can be proved
  490. Fleet Management Bureau:The following will be accomplished by the Fleet Management Section Commander or designee:
    • Determine the feasibility of converting a forfeited vehicle, vessel, or aircraft to departmental use and advise PES
    • When a forfeited vehicle, vessel, or aircraft is determined to be feasible for departmental use, the Fleet Management Section Commander will request assignment of the conveyance to the MDPD and initiate property inventory control procedures
  491. Forfeited United States currency and foreign currency shall be forwarded to the Fiscal AdministrationBureau
    Deposit United States currency into the MDPD Law Enforcement Trust Fund account
  492. Investigations: When the PLB requires investigative assistance in a forfeiture action, the appropriate element within the Department shall respond as requested
    True or False
    True
  493. Federal forfeiture law mandates that the United States Attorney General and the Secretary of theTreasury ensure equitable distribution of forfeited property to State and local agencies contributing to investigations resulting in a federal forfeiture. The requesting agency may apply for a percentage ofthe forfeited property, monies from the sale of forfeited property, and monies obtained as a result of a federal forfeiture
    True or False
    True
  494. The percentage of the share depends on the resources committed to the investigation by the State or local agency, which agency initiated the investigation, use of informants, and other factors as described in the federal Guides to Equitable Sharing distributed by the
    Department of Justice and the Department of the Treasury
  495. Forward the Application for Transfer of Federally Forfeited Property to the field office of the appropriate federal agency within
    30 days of seizure
  496. Information that may be of interest to the general public regarding policy,procedures, or events involving the Department is
    Public information
  497. Police lines are established to prevent unauthorized persons from entering the area of a serious incident or crime scene. Dependent upon the tactical situation and likelihood of jeopardizing police operations, members of the news media may be permitted to enter such areas. Authorization for entry is dependent upon the decision of the lead investigator in conjunction with the PIEB, and possession of a departmental press card
    True or False
    True
  498. The news media does not have authority to be within a crime scene or area which has been secured to preserve evidence, or where their presence may jeopardize police operations
    True or False
    True
  499. News media representatives should be placed in a position so that they may readily gather information and take pictures without compromising the police mission. The evidence gathering area may be restricted at the discretion of the lead investigator. Photographing outside established lines will not be restricted
    True or False
    True
  500. Photographing of persons in departmental custody will not be permitted within the confines of an MDPD facility, except by authorization of the responsible supervisor in concert with
    PIEB
  501. PIEB may provide news media representatives with photographs when authorized by the concerned supervisor, and if the release will not jeopardize an investigation or be detrimental to the Department
    True or False
    True
  502. The commanding officer or senior officer at the scene will release appropriate information; however, when an event is of major proportion such as major crimes, incidents, or disasters, the PIEB will coordinate said release
    True or False
    True
  503. Scope and content: Information which is not legally privileged, will not prejudice the rights of the suspect, or interfere with an investigation
    may be released
  504. Information that may be released:
    • Sex offenses: Victim's age, sex, race, and general location of the crime
    • Weapon used (at the discretion of the lead investigator)
    • Injuries to the victim or suspect
    • Names of witnesses may be released at the discretion of the investigator, except for Part I Crimes
  505. Information that shall not be released:
    • Any information that could lead to the exact location of a sex offense
    • Any information that could lead to the identity (including name, address, or photograph) of a victim of a sexual battery/offense
    • Any information that could lead to the identity (including name, address, or photograph) of a victim of a lewd, lascivious, or indecent assault on a child
    • Statements made by a suspect after arrest
    • Testimony presented to a Grand Jury
  506. Only MDPD personnel with the rank of police officer are eligible to be honor guards. Interested personnel may submit an action memorandum requesting to be an honor guard, via chain-of-command, to the
    SPB Major
  507. Qualification for the Honor Guards:
    • Participants will be selected based upon their physical fitness, professional bearing, dedication to duty, dependability, and the maintenance of an ABOVE SATISFACTORY performance record
    • Each district may have a maximum of four officers serving as honor guards; other departmental elements may have a maximum of two officers
    • Participation in honor guard assignments is mandatory upon receipt of notice
  508. Honor guards are required to attend training sessions to maintain proficiency in close order drill
    One day per month
  509. Procedures for Observers program: The original of the completed form will be forwarded to the commander of the affected element to be maintained in file for
    four years
  510. Requirements for the observers program:
    • Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old
    • A ten-day waiting period is required
    • The ten-day waiting period may be waived by the affected commander or the Director
  511. The spouse of a police officer may ride as an observer but will not be permitted to ride with the spouse
    Discretion should be used regarding other family members
  512. The following articles are not eligible for reimbursement:
    • Currency
    • Jewelry (except watches)
    • Personal clothing
    • Motor vehicles (land, sea, or air)
    • Trailers
  513. The claim amount is within reason. "Within reason" shall mean that the maximum amount of reimbursement to employees will generally be for the cost of
    standard quality or brand replacement of the items in question, or the actual cost of repair, whichever is less
  514. Claims for reimbursement above $999 must be approved by the
    Board of County Commissioners
  515. Employees will notify their immediate supervisor whenever personal property has been lost or damaged. Claims must, however, be filed within two years of the incident, with the Notice to the
    Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners (Annex A) filed within 60 days
  516. Claims for eyeglasses damaged as a result of police action are investigated by
    Worker's Compensation Section
  517. PROCESSING A CITIZEN'S CLAIM: The concerned supervisor of a major organizational element or his designee shall investigate the incident and process the citizen's claim
    The filing deadline for citizens' property claims is three years
  518. Citizens whose claims for reimbursement have been disapproved at any administrative level may appeal in writing to the
    County Manager
  519. Public Information and Education Bureau (PIEB):
    serves as the official spokesperson for the Department
  520. A press card containing the applicant's photograph, his news affiliate, and the PIEB Commander's signature will be issued; press cards are valid for
    one year
  521. Who has the authority to revoke any press card for improper use by the holder
    The PIEB Commander
  522. A set of systematic, analytical processes directed at providing timely and pertinent data/information relative to crime patterns and trend correlation to assist operational and administrative personnel inplanning the deployment of resources for the prevention and suppression of criminal activities, aidingthe investigative process, and increasing apprehensions and the clearance of cases is
    Crime Analysis
  523. Crime analysis has three types of application:
    • Tactical analysis: Provides data/information to assist operations personnel in the identification of specific and immediate crime problems and the arrest of offenders. Analysis data is used to promote a quick response to field situations
    • Strategic analysis: Focuses on long-range problems and projections of long-term increases or decreases in crime (crime trends). Strategic analysis also includes the preparation of crime statistical summaries, often referred to as exception reports since they reflect deviations from the norm, and the provision of resource acquisition and allocation information
    • Administrative analysis: Focuses on providing economic, geographic, or social information to administrators, e.g., grant writing, feasibility studies, special research projects, special reports
  524. Crime analysis has eight primary functions:  Initiation of target profile analysis
    Target profiling identifies what type of person, structure, vehicle or establishment is likely to become a target (victim) of crime
  525. A process that uses crime control strategy meetings and reports as a means to increase the flow of data/information between an agency's executives and the commanders of operations and administrative units
    Compstat
  526. Crimes singled out to be tracked and targeted with police manpower. The crimes targeted for Compstat are homicide, forcible sex offenses, robbery, burglary (commercial and residential), aggravated assault and aggravated battery, larceny (theft) over and auto theft. Other crimes may be targeted at the discretion of the concerned district or bureau commander
    Targeted Crimes
  527. Signals Updated in CAS:
    • 22 - Auto Theft
    • 26 - Burglary
    • 27 - Larceny
    • 29 - Robbery
    • 30/14 – Drive-by Shooting
    • 31 - Homicide
    • 32 - Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Battery
    • 33 - Forcible Sex Offense
    • 54/14 – Fraud and fraud-related offenses
  528. Targeted crimes will be updated in the CAS
    within 72 hours of the report being written; however, robberies will be entered by 11 a.m. the next day
  529. All original robbery Offense-Incident Reports will be routed to, and received in the Robbery Bureau within
    three business days
  530. Compstat Reports will be based on
    calendar months
  531. Compstat Reports will be based on current and reconciled statistical data using the CAS. The data queried will be based on updated information and will denote that
    a report was written
  532. All Compstat Reports will utilize the Department's predefined targeted crimes, as listed below, for case totals and arrest totals:
    • 22 - Auto Theft
    • 26 - Burglary (Commercial and Residential)
    • 27 - Larceny (Theft) Over
    • 29 - Robbery
    • 31 - Homicide
    • 32 - Aggravated Assault and Aggravated Battery
    • 33 - Forcible Sex Offenses
  533. Offense counts are determined by the number of “victims” for the crimes of
    homicide, forcible sexoffenses, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery
  534. Burglary counts are determined by the number of
    “premises entered” per incident
  535. Motor vehicle thefts are determined by the number of
    “vehicles stolen”
  536. All other counts are determined by the number of “incidents” regardless of the number of
    victims
  537. All attempts to commit a crime are counted as an offense with the exception of
    homicide, which is counted as an aggravated assault
  538. System Management:  Communications Bureau is responsible for system management, periodic review of departmental and system needs
    Publication of grid maps, and liaison with other governmental agencies
  539. Departmental requests for specific grid print-outs and modification of computerized report formats will be directed to the
    Information Technology Services Bureau Commander
  540. The selection process shall be evaluated annually to ensure that it is effective in recruiting and selecting the best job applicants to meet departmental needs. The annual evaluation will address each step in the procedure to ensure compliance with the law
    True or False
    True
  541. Employment conditions shall apply to all persons seeking employment with MDPD, including
    persons currently employed with other Miami-Dade County departments
  542. PMB publicizes position vacancies at least 7 working days prior to the official application filing deadline
    True or False
    False, 10 days
  543. Polygraph examinations will be administered to an applicant when required, if derogatory information has been developed, or when the applicant makes admissions or omissions on the Personnel History Questionnaire that will
    exclude him from employment
  544. The probationary employee must have all components of a comprehensive background investigation completed before the end of the
    probationary period
  545. Probationary periods of less than one year may be approved for one extension by the Director; however, the total period, including extension, may not exceed
    one year
  546. Applicants must not have used any substance listed in Florida Statutes (FS), Chapter 893, Schedule I, which consist of, but is not limited to the following:
    Heroin
  547. Applicants who are known to use, purchase, or admit to use of substances listed in FS, Chapter 893, may be considered for employment when involvement is mitigated by:
    • Single usage of substances listed in Schedule I, for the purpose of experimentation, as long as the usage is not within two years prior to the date of application. The use of any listed substance on more than one occasion will disqualify the applicant, except as modified by stated departmental guidelines regarding use or misuse of prescription substances and juvenile usage
    • Use of marijuana (smoked only) for the purpose of experimentation as long as the usage is not within two years prior to date of application

    • More than one time adult usage of a substance listed in FS, Chapter 893, Schedules II, III, IV, and V will be reviewed on an individual basis predicated on the following criteria:
    • (1) Usage did not exceed three times
    • (2) Length of time between incident and application; i.e., usage occurred more than ten years ago
    • (3) Age of applicant at time of incident
    • (4) Frequency of involvement
    • (5) Degree of involvement
    • (6) Seriousness of incident as it relates to moral character
    • (7) Conduct of applicant since time of incident
    • (8) Results of mandatory polygraph examination
  548. One-time use (one occasion): Use of steroids for a continuous, uninterrupted period not to exceed
    30 days
  549. Applicants will be disqualified if they have been found guilty of, or have pled guilty or nolo contendere to, any of the following classes of offenses, regardless of whether sentence was suspended or adjudication was withheld:
    • Any felony or any crime against the United States designated as a felony, or any offense in any other state, territory, or country
    • Any misdemeanor or any crime against the United States designated as a misdemeanor, or any offense in any other state, territory, or country:

    • Violence, including abuse or neglect of spouse, children, aged, or incompetent persons
    • Perjury or falsification, including the making of false reports of crimes or falsification of official documents
    • Sexual offenses, including indecent exposure and prostitution
    • Any offense involving violations of the civil rights of any person under the Constitutionor laws of the United States or any state
  550. Applicants will be disqualified if found guilty of, or have pled guilty or nolo contendere to, driving under the influence within the past
    ten years
  551. Disqualified applicant files will be retained for 2 anniversary years after personnel action and any litigation is resolved in accordance with the General Records Schedule for State and Local Government Agencies
    True or False
    False, it 4 years
  552. All new hires must pass their examination for alcohol and drug screening no more than
    45 days prior to their first day of work
  553. Candidates who are not selected for employment
    may appeal
  554. Applicants who fail the Basic Abilities Test may be
    retested
  555. The psychological examination may be retaken after one year
    one year

    If disqualification is based on other factors, the candidate will be advised by PMB when reapplication can be made
Author
Fortich
ID
319650
Card Set
Lieutenants Exam 2016
Description
Miami-Dade Police Department Standard Operating Procedures
Updated