What are the four Phases of the probationary trooper program?
The General Introduction
The Final Training Phase
Commanders/Supervisors shall endeavor to recommend members who have volunteered to be an FTO and have at least ____ years of Patrol Unit experience.
The program begins with a brief general introduction. What is not one of the three phases for each skill?
Field Training Program is the first phase/Probationary Troopers shall be assigned to at least two field training/evaluation periods for how long each?
After the probationary trooper evaluation has been completed and signatures affixed in the appropriated blocks, the evaluation shall be submitted, through channels, to who?
The Troop Commander
How long shall the Daily Observation Reports be retained in the members Troop personnel file?
The conclusion of the members probationary period and then destroyed
What is the standard for comparison for rating probationary troopers?
A Trooper working at a satisfactory level with two years of Patrol Unit experience.
The Probationary Trooper Program enables coaches and supervisors the ability to conduct a more comprehensive and in-depth evaluation of Probationary Trooper. There are ______ phases in the Probationary Trooper Program.
Probationary Troopers shall be assigned to at least two _____ day field training/evaluation periods.
FTO Coordinators shall assign ____ FTO?s to each probationary Trooper.
True or False; Probationary Troopers shall not be assigned extended desk duty, numerous nightshifts, or specialized Station duty.
During the administration of the FTO program, the FTO coordinator shall keep the following files:
A. Daily Observation Report
B. Corrective Training Work Sheet
C. Corrective Training Follow-up
D. Field Training Program Checklist
E. Field Training Program Checklist Second Period Report
If Probationary Troopers are assigned an additional field training period after their first two 30 day periods. This third training period shall be ___ days in length.
Which phase of FTO training is used as an orientation and transition period from the Academy?
The General Introduction
True or False: One of the tasks of the FTO during the final training phase is to recommend the release of the of the Probationary Trooper to solo assignment, extension of training, or that a supervisory conference be held.
When monitoring the PATROL DRIVING of a probationary trooper the FTO evaluates the probationary troopers driving skills under _____________ driving conditions:
When evaluating a probationary trooper regarding VIOLATOR CONTACT, the FTO evaluates the trooper?s ability to perform tasks without:
C. Danger to violator
D. Danger to public
E. All of the above
The following action would justify an UNACCEPTABLE rating for a probationary trooper in regard to PURSUIT DRIVING:
Drives too slow for the situation
Is involved in a chargeable crash
The following should be rated UNACCEPTABLE for a probationary trooper in regard to VIOLATOR CONTACT:
The trooper makes traffic stops in dangerous locations
When rating a probationary trooper in regard to OFFICER SAFETY, the FTO evaluates the trooper?s ability to perform tasks without:
C. Danger to themselves
D. Danger to other officers
E. All of the above
An example of an unacceptable rating on a PTE for Radio use would be
Misses call signs and is unaware of radio transmissions
PTE categories have ____ rating scales.
The three levels of scoring for PTE categories are
Unacceptable, Acceptable, Superior
_________________ Evaluates a probationary Troopers ability to use appropriate questioning techniques, varies techniques to fit the situation and follows the proper procedures in recording information.
How many performance categories are on the Probationary Trooper Evaluations?
If the probationary Trooper chooses to appeal the evaluation, the following shall happen:
The Trooper makes a list in writing specifically all information that refutes the rating factor(s) in question and meets as soon as possible with the supervisor and the reviewing/appeal officer.
How many probationary trooper evaluations get completed before completing the General Investigation Report?
3 (The fourth evaluation was eliminated as per email from Department Headquarters on 3/12/10).
All due dates for the Probationary Trooper Evaluations and the General Investigation Report are designated by?
________________ shall be appointed by the Director Of Bureau Human Resources to review all evaluations, reports, and recommendations and the Cadet Disciplinary History file regarding each probationary Trooper?s conduct, deportment, and competency.
Probationary Trooper Review Panel (PTRP).
Prior to the PTRP convening, the Bureau of Human Resources shall contact _______________ to determine if a probationary Trooper is the subject of any completed, open, or pending investigation or inquiry.
Director, Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards.
Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Office.
Department Disciplinary Office.
All of the above.
The PTRP shall recommend further review to the ____________of any probationary Trooper found to be incompetent, in violation of Department rules and regulations, or the subject of any Bureau of Integrity and Professional Standards investigation or Equal Employment Opportunity Office Supervisory Inquiry.
True or False - If a member has not served the entire probationary period in a full-time or full-duty capacity, the Area and Troop Commander or the Director, Bureau or Human Resources may request an extension to a member?s probationary period.
The Field Training Program Checklist shall be submitted to the _____________, compiled at the end of the respective training session, and forwarded to the Director, Training Division, Bureau of Training and Education to be used in the evaluation of the Academy and Field Training Programs.
The Daily Observation Report, Form SP 8-113, is used to record daily category performance ratings. Additionally, the form is used to indicate any comments concerning training in specific categories. True/False
DOCUMENTATION OF PERFORMANCE AND COMMENTS: This section is to be used for categories, which have been rated __________. The category number shall be placed in the box and comments concerning the category rating shall be noted in the area provided.
Unacceptable and/or Superior
Upon review by the ________, this form shall be forwarded to the Director, Training Division, Bureau of Training and Education, to be used in the evaluation of the Academy and Field Training Programs.
The Corrective Training Work Sheet, Form SP 8-115, is used to provide a record of a training problem in a specific training category. True/False
Upon review by the ____________, this form shall be forwarded to the Director, Training Division, Bureau of Training and Education, to be used in the evaluation of the Academy and Field Training Programs.
Field Training Officer
The Corrective Training Follow-up, Form SP 8-115A, is used as a follow-up to the Corrective Training Work Sheet, Form SP?8-115. True/False
This form shall be prepared upon completion of the Corrective Training Assignment, indicated in Block 9 of the Corrective Training Work Sheet. It shall be completed by the ___________, printed with a ballpoint pen or typewritten, in original only.
Field Training Officer
Upon review by the _____________, this form shall be forwarded to the Director, Training Division, Bureau of Training and Education, to be used in the evaluation of the Academy and Field Training Programs
Field Training Officer
The Probationary Trooper
TRUE OR FALSE: When practical, roll call should be conducted at the beginning of each regularly scheduled shift that a supervisor is available.
Which of the following is part of a Supervisor?s responsibility while conducting Roll Call?
Evaluate personnel readiness to assume duty.
Inspect the uniform, equipment, and grooming of each member prior to their assuming duty.
Document the agenda, information, and training covered during each roll call or staff meeting.
TRUE OR FALSE: Roll Call or Staff Meeting time shall not be utilized for the purpose of training.
Which of the following would not be considered a minimum requirement of Roll Call?
Weather for the upcoming shift
Roll Call documentation shall include which of the following:
The location and supervisor who conducted roll call.
A summary of all information disseminated, training conducted and personnel present.
Whether roll call was attended by crime or vice personnel.
Roll Call information which is no longer current or has been disseminated to affected personnel shall be maintained in an inactive file for a period of __________ months.
The contents of the inactive roll call file shall be purged __________.
TRUE/FALSE: Due to the potential harm to other members, a supervisor that learns of an HIV or AIDS infected member, shall report the information to Bureau of Human Resources.
TRUE OR FALSE: The active roll call file shall be maintained in a designated location, other than the Communications-Desk Unit, which permits 24-hour accessibility.
TRUE/FALSE: If an employee decides to advise their supervisor in writing that the have HIV/AIDS, the supervisor may maintain the written notification in the employee?s official personnel folder.
A person using_________ consecutive sick days are required, upon return, to have a signed doctor?s certificate.
3 or more
Contaminated surfaces/equipment/areas should be cleaned with a _______ bleach solution or an approved germicide.
Needle stick, cuts, and puncture wounds should receive routine first aid consisting of:
Washing the site with soap/water while encouraging bleeding
Bandage area if appropriate
Seek Medical attention and report the incident
Confidentiality restrictions regarding AIDS and HIV affected personnel apply to ________ communication of such information.
When cleaning up small amounts of blood or other potentially infectious material, the following procedure should be used:
remove the spill with absorbent material and then clean with a 1 part chlorine bleach and 10 parts water solution.
TRUE OR FALSE. In the event that clothing becomes soiled with blood or OPIM, normal washing, drying, or dry cleaning will destroy HIV if it is present.
Needle sticks, cuts, and puncture wounds should receive routine first aid consisting of the following:
washing the site with soapy water while encouraging bleeding.
TRUE OR FALSE. When a member is transferring custody of a prisoner who has blood or other potentially infectious material on his skin/clothing, the member is restricted by HIPPA from telling other members of his potentially infectious condition.
Vehicles and other equipment that are soiled with blood or OPIM should be promptly and thoroughly cleaned and disinfected using:
1:10 bleach/water solution
True/False No person at any crime scene should be allowed to eat, drink, or smoke. All hand-to-mouth, hand-to-nose, and hand-to-eye actions should be avoided.
When a breath test instrument has been used on a subject known to have a communicable disease, the Breath Test Maintenance Officer shall be notified immediately and the instrument shall not be used again until:
The instrument is cleaned thoroughly with 1:10 bleach solution, both inside and out, five calibration checks utilizing the bleach solution are conducted, the simulated alcohol solution is replaced and the instrument recalibrated
It has been shown that if you have an exposure that could lead to HIV infection, treatment within ____ hours of the injury with appropriate drugs can reduce by 80% the already small chances of contracting HIV infection.
For a member exposure to blood or OPIM, Supervisors shall forward the original injury claim packet to the Troop Commander or Bureau/Office Director, under confidential cover and maintain a copy for the member?s file. True/False
Personnel shall not be required to reveal the results of HIV antibody tests. As advised in counseling, personnel may receive subsequent HIV antibody tests at a later date. The following may be contacted regarding sites where HIV counseling and testing sites are available in the area?
Department of Health.
State Employee Assistance Program (SEAP).
Workplace Infectious Control Coordinator.
Pennsylvania State Police Member Assistance Program (MAP) Peer Contact.
Under Pennsylvania Law, the treating health care provider is required to provide counseling and obtain your written consent PRIOR TO ordering an HIV test. True/False
Which of the following statements are true regarding an involuntary blood draw for the purpose of HIV testing?
The source individual must be afforded an opportunity to give informed consent and must refuse to do so.
The applicant for the testing must have been exposed to the bodily fluids of the source individual, and that exposure must present a significant risk of exposure to HIV infection.
The applicant must have compelling need to ascertain the HIV test results of the source individual.
Section 7608 provides for expedited proceedings to obtain court-ordered testing. In order to expedite proceedings, which of the following statements must be verified?
The applicant has been exposed to a body fluid that poses a risk of HIV infection from the individual whose test result is sought.
The exposure occurred within six weeks of filing the petition.
The exposure involves an injury through the applicant?s skin through a needle stick, contact with the applicant?s eyes, mouth or mucous membrane.
All of the above statements must be verified.
The US Public Health Service Recommendations for Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Regimens is only proved beneficial if started within?
24-36 hours after exposure
US Public Health Service Recommendations for Management of Exposures to Hepatitis C Virus include baseline testing for anti-HCV and ALT activity; and follow-up testing within how many months?