Technique used in conjunction with a roadblock where stationary objects are placed in the anticipated path of a pursued vehicle(s), deliberately directing its path of travel, such as barricades, flares, pylons or vehicles is known as __________.
Device designed to be physically placed across a roadway, directly in the path of a fleeing vehicle(s) in order to pierce the tires and cause a controlled deflation is known as ________.
Hollow spike strip
The incomplete obstruction of a roadway using patrol vehicles, materials or other devices, allowing for a controlled progress of an approaching vehicle is known as ______.
_________ is the technique used during a pursuit where members follow a fleeing vehicle at safe distances and speeds. The purpose of this technique is to allow for the termination of a pursuit due to the actions of the operator of the fleeing vehicle.
__________ is a forced vehicle stop, not amounting to deadly force, in which a pursued vehicle is gradually slowed to a stop, with no physical contact made between the police vehicle and the pursued vehicle.
__________ is a forcible vehicle stop accomplished through the intentional use of a vehicle by a member to terminate a pursuit by disabling or stopping a fleeing vehicle or its operator. Examples are ramming and P.I.T.
Members should only become involved in other police agency pursuits when ________, and then, if practical, with the approval of a supervisor and before doing such, members shall immediately attempt to ascertain the seriousness of the offense(s) believed to have been perpetrated, and the threat of harm posed to the public if the fleeing suspect(s) is allowed to escape.
requested to do so by that agency
Members shall be limited to a ______________when assisting other police agencies in pursuits, unless specifically requested to perform the primary unit responsibility by the initiating agency, and only when the seriousness of the offense(s) believed to have been perpetrated has been ascertained. (Page 4)
secondary unit or support role
The pursuing member shall immediately notify ____________ when it is likely a pursuit will continue into a neighboring jurisdiction or across the state line.
Communications-Desk Unit personnel
If the pursuit continues into another state and the appropriate agency from that state has joined the pursuit, the pursuing member(s) shall ___________.
reduce their role to that of a secondary unit or a support role, as conditions permit.
Members assisting other police agencies shall comply with_________________.
Department policies and procedures governing pursuits
The decision to initiate and or terminate a pursuit must be based on the pursuing member's conclusion that the immediate danger to the public as a result of the pursuit is less than the immediate or potential danger to the public, should the fleeing suspect remain at large. True/False
Police "caravans" shall be avoided, as they increase the risk of serious crashes. Active pursuits normally should not consist of more than _______ units.
Under which circumstances shall a member be permitted to initiate a pursuit in another state?
Members shall not initiate pursuits in another state
Under what circumstances shall pursuits be discontinued?
The danger posed by continued pursuit to the public is greater than the value of Apprehending the suspect.
The suspect(s) can be identified for later apprehension
The seriousness of the offender?s violation and any subsequent action(s) fails to warrant continuation of the Pursuit.
Members are directed to terminate by a supervisor or primary unit.
ALL OF THE ABOVE
The responsibilities of the Primary Unit Operator during a pursuit are to immediately notify the member?s assigned Station or the nearest Station, via radio that a vehicular pursuit is underway. What information does not need to be provided? (PG 11)
Current weather conditions
Upon joining the pursuit, the secondary unit shall IMMEDIATELY notify the affected Station of what? (PG 11)
That there are two or more units involved in the pursuit
During a pursuit, a Supervisor from the nearest station shall?
Announce their supervisory oversight to all personnel via radio, monitor the pursuit and continuously assess the situation
Direct pursuit unit(s) and/or air support
Re-designate the primary, secondary, support or other pursuit
Notify and coordinate actions with other Stations and Agencies and/or terminate the pursuit
All of the above,
Tire deflation devices shall not be used to stop motorcycles, mopeds, or similar two wheeled vehicles _________________.
Unless the use of deadly force is justified
During the course of vehicular pursuit, when all reasonable means to stop a fleeing vehicle have been considered and/ or attempted, and there is reason to believe the continued movement of the pursued vehicle would place others in imminent danger or serious bodily injury or death, members may use _____ to terminate the pursuit. (PG 14)
Ramming normally constitutes use of deadly force and should only be used to effect the lawful arrest of a person(s) when both of the following conditions have been met: (pg 22)
an imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury/ every other reasonable means of apprehension has been considered or exhausted.
Which of the answers that are an example of legal intervention:
Ramming or PIT
The PIT maneuver should be utilized only when the danger from the continued pursuit outweighs the risk associated with using the maneuver to end the pursuit. The following considerations should be taken in to account:
a) Condition of the road
c) Presence of Traffic/Pedestrians
d) Occupants of the Vehicle
e) all of the above
The following factors should be considered, at a minimum, when the potential for a roadblock exists EXCEPT.
The type of vehicle the suspect is driving.
Roadblocks shall be established only at locations where ________ can clearly see the roadblock ahead and have sufficient time and distance to safely stop their vehicles. (PG 20)
The operators of approaching vehicles
Private citizens, private property, or privately owned equipment shall not be utilized to effect a roadblock. True/False
______ years of Department and statewide pursuit statistics are available via the PPPRS.
TRUE OR FALSE: A ?TCI? (Technical Collision Investigator) can review reports prepared by Troop CARS for technical accuracy.
CRITERIA: The Department has determined that the following types of crashes shall be reconstructed, analyzed, and/or mapped in accordance with this regulation (FR 6-11)
Any vehicle crash resulting in a fatality, which has not been reconstructed, shall be analyzed.
A hazardous material spill that results in an evacuation shall be either reconstructed or analyzed, and may be mapped.
A vehicle crash involving a school bus that results in serious bodily injury or death of a school bus passenger shall be reconstructed/ mapped.
All of the above
Which of the following positions requires the member to achieve and maintain accredited status?
Which of the following can perform forensic mapping of serious incident scenes, as requested?
True or False: It is the responsibility of the Primary Investigator to secure the crash scene to ensure the entire scene is protected from contamination by authorized or unauthorized persons
TRUE OR FALSE: When a Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Specialist (CARS) completes a report, the report shall be prepared in original and one copy?
When an outside agency request CARS, a General Investigation Report is completed. The original GI report shall?
Delivered to that agency
TRUE OR FALSE: When CARS is utilized by PSP member, the CARS shall prepare and submit a TraCS Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Police Crash Report Supplemental Narrative to the primary investigators report, containing only a summary of the conclusions
Patrol Section/Station Commanders and affected Division Directors: Ensure MVR Custodial Officers under their command review a sufficient number of MVR recordings _____ to confirm that members are following Department policies and procedures.
At the beginning of each shift, members assigned to an MVR equipped vehicle shall ensure all MVR start-up procedures are performed in accordance with the WATCHGuard 4RE Quick Reference Guide (appendage A). The procedure is ______.
Verify the MVR equipment is powered on and functioning properly.Complete an officer login by selecting the member?s name from the active directory list.
Synch the wireless microphone(s) to the MVR system and securing it to the member?s uniform, where it shall remain throughout the entire shift unless recharging is required.
All of the above
In order to synch the wireless microphone that was secured properly after the prior shift, the microphone ________________.
is removed from the base unit and turned ?On?. Place the microphone back into the base unit in the ?On? position to synch it. The microphone is then attached to member?s uniform where it shall remain throughout the entire shift unless recharging is required.
If the MVR system does not automatically activate by an auto-record trigger when event recording is required, the member shall activate the device by pressing the ________.
Members shall abide by the following legal requirements governing the use of MVR equipment: True of False ? Members may dim MVR systems lighting in order to enhance officer safety, however, use of the ?covert mode? of operation is prohibited.
All recordings uploaded to MVR servers will be automatically deleted ____ days after the recording was uploaded to the server.
A recording used in any summary proceeding involving a serious traffic violation. The duplicated recording shall be destroyed ___ days from the conclusion of all proceedings related to the offense.
A recording that is the subject of a subpoena, court order, or request for pretrial discovery or inspection. Copies of the recording shall be furnished to the requester in accordance with existing Department regulations. In civil cases against the Department or its personnel, notice shall be immediately provided to the Office of Chief Counsel. The duplicated recording shall be retained for a minimum of ___ years from the date of the incident and shall not be destroyed without the permission of the Office of Chief Counsel.
A recording that is the subject of a subpoena, court order, or request for pretrial discovery or inspection. Copies of the recording shall be furnished to the requester in accordance with existing Department regulations. In civil cases not against the Department or its personnel, the recording shall be retained for a period of ___ years or until a copy of the recording has been provided to the requester when authorized under Department regulations, whichever comes first.
True/False: Regarding MVR recordings to be used as a Training Aid: the written consent of all participants on the recording must be obtained before any oral communications on the recording can be disclosed for training purposes.
At traffic crash and other incident scenes requiring the direction and control of traffic, members shall:
When encountered on patrol, immediately notify Communications-Desk Unit personnel of the location
When appropriate, request the assignment of additional patrols or the assistance of non-Department personnel
At all times, when visible while directing traffic or on the roadway controlling traffic, wear the Department issued high-visibility safety vest as the outermost garment.
When applicable, request that Communications-Desk Unit personnel make appropriate notifications, as per the requirements of the AR Telephone Reference and other relevant Department regulations
All of the above
When manual direction and control of traffic is required at a traffic crash or other incident scene, members shall:
Perform such activity in a manner which ensures the free, safe, and efficient movement of traffic and pedestrians.
When possible, assume a position in the center of an intersection that will provide maximum visibility of the member to all traffic and pedestrians
Visualize an "escape route" to avoid being struck by any vehicle
Avoid giving inappropriate, unnecessary, or confusing hand signals and gestures
All of the above
Whenever possible, uniform hand signals and gestures may be utilized for all of the following except:
In accordance with the MOU between PSP and PennDOT, requests for supplemental safety efforts must occur _____________ prior to the anticipated need or the request may be denied.
Approval for requests for more than one members to be assigned to a supplemental safety effort within a single work zone requires written justification by the Station WZC submitted through channels and approved by:
The Director, Bureau of Patrol.
____________ is a PSP supervisor assigned to coordinate the activities of the WZC within a troop.
Work Zone Supervisor (WZS)
_____________ is the final approving authority for any work zone project not meeting prescribed criteria and for requests for more than one members in a single work zone.
Director, Bureau of Patrol
It is the responsibility of the ______________ to assign a Noncommissioned Officer at a station as a Work Zone Coordinator (WZC).
_____________ is responsible for notifying the Supervisor, Vehicle Crash and Driver Safety Section, Safety Program Division, Bureau of Patrol, of Department vehicle crashes and significant incidents occurring in Troop work zones.
Work Zone Supervisor (WZS)
____________ is responsible for acquiring a list of emergency contact personnel and their telephone numbers from PENNDOT or the PTC and ensuring a copy of the list is given to Communications-Desk Unit/Dispatch Center personnel.
Work Zone Coordinator
Enforcement efforts on works zones shall be with in the queue and no more then miles prior to the start of the work zone.
While conducting stationary queue monitoring vehicles shall be placed ____ mile(s) from the last vehicle in the queue.
True/False Patrol vehicles shall face traffic when practical with emergency lights activated and headlights on (daytime).
True/False Accidents occurring in the work zone shall be handled by the members assigned to the work zone unless a supervisor assigns another member.
_________________ is responsible for contingency plans for alternate routes in the event of an emergency in the work.
Work Zone Coordinator
Work Zone files shall contain all relevant documentation for each work zone. These files shall be retained for a period of years(s) and purged -------------.
1 and annually
The Assignment Report shall be prepared to log member presence at each work zone and document any noteworthy occurrences. Which of the following information shall be entered?
Date, time and hours worked, including the number of hours on regular time and overtime.
Number of hours dedicated to queue protection.
Number of hours dedicated to enforcement.
Number of Traffic Citations and written warnings.
All of the above.
All hours dedicated to work zone assignment shall be reported on the _________________ , in accordance with the reporting procedures established in AR 10-1.
Special Program Data Collection Report.
True or False - Members, who are standing outside of a patrol vehicle within a work zone, shall be attired in a highvisibility safety vest in accordance with existing regulations.