Mnemonics

  1. ACE CARD (fast roads)
    • Approach
    • Caution Signs
    • Examine the Scene

    • Casulties
    • Ambulance, Fire & Rescue and Other Agencies
    • Remove Obstructions
    • Detailed Investigation
  2. ABC (investigation)
    • Assume nothing
    • Believe no one
    • Challenge everything
  3. ABC (radio)
    • Accuracy
    • Brevity 
    • Clarity
  4. ACT (first aid - initial response)
    • Assess scene
    • Communicate to control
    • Treat injuries
  5. ADVOKATE (identification in statements - R. v. Turnbull)
    • Amount of time under observation
    • Distance between witness and suspect Visibility
    • Obstructions
    • Known or seen before?
    • Any reason to remember?
    • Time lapse between first and subsequent sightings
    • Errors
  6. CHAMPSDG (animals involved for re portable RTC)

    Cattle, Horses, Asses, Mules, Pigs, Dogs, Goats
    • Cattle
    • Horses
    • Asses
    • Mules
    • Pigs
    • Dogs
    • Goats
  7. CIAPOAR (elements of the National Decision Model)
    • Code of ethics
    • Information
    • Assessment
    • Powers and policy
    • Options
    • Actions
    • Review
  8. ID COP PLAN (arrest necessities)
    • Investigation (Effective and prompt)
    • Disappearance of suspect

    • Child or other vulnerable person (protect)
    • Obstruction of the highway
    • Prevent loss or damage of property

    • Prevent public indecency
    • Life or limb (prevent loss of), 
    • Address (ascertain) 
    • Name (ascertain)
  9. CLADD (powers of seizure)
    • Concealed
    • Lost 
    • Altered 
    • Damaged 
    • Destroyed
  10. DCSAID (exhibits)
    • Description
    • Custody number
    • Signature of witness
    • Address
    • Identity mark
    • Date/time
  11. DRAB (first aid)
    • Danger
    • Response
    • Airway
    • Breathing
  12. ECLIPSE (crime recording)
    • Evidence
    • Consider
    • Linked
    • Intelligence
    • Property
    • Suspect
    • Eyewitness
  13. ELBOWS (pocket notebook rules)
    • Erasures (don't)
    • Leaves (none torn out)
    • Blank spaces (none)
    • Overwriting (don't)
    • Writing between the lines (don't)
    • Statements should be in direct speech
  14. FLOWERS (vehicle checks)
    • Fuel
    • Lights
    • Oil
    • Water
    • Electrics
    • Rubber
    • Safety equipment
  15. GOWISELY (stop and search procedure)
    • Grounds
    • Object
    • Warrant card (if not in uniform)
    • Identification
    • Station attached to
    • Entitlement to a copy of the form
    • Legislation search performed under
    • You are detained for the purpose of this search
  16. IIMARCH (operational orders)
    • Information
    • Intention
    • Method
    • Administration
    • Risk assessment
    • Communication
    • Human rights
  17. INSIDE (statement writing plan)
    • Introduction 
    • Scene set
    • Incident
    • Descriptions
    • End
  18. IPPEC (statement writing structure)
    • Introduction
    • People
    • Place
    • Event
    • Conclusion
  19. JOG (items that can be removed for s1 PACE stop and search)
    • Jacket
    • Outer garments
    • Gloves
  20. METHANE (major incidents)
    • Major incident declared?
    • Exact location
    • Type of incident
    • Hazards present
    • Access (safe routes)
    • Number and type of casualties
    • Emergency services present/required
  21. NASCH (identification factors)
    • Name
    • Age
    • Sex
    • Colour
    • Height
  22. PEACE (investigative interviewing)
    • Prepare/plan
    • Engage and explain
    • Account
    • Closure
    • Evaluation
  23. PEEP (first aid - control of bleeding)
    • Position
    • Expose/examine
    • Elevate
    • Pressure
  24. PLAN(E) (use of force)
    • Proportionate
    • Lawful
    • Accountable
    • Necessary
    • (Ethical)
  25. PLEASE (powers of entry)
    • Pursuit of person unlawfully at large
    • Life, limb or property
    • Execute a warrant
    • Arrest for an indictable offence
    • Specified by an act
    • Escape from prison
  26. RIDES (hate crime definition)
    • Religion
    • Identified gender
    • Disability
    • Ethnicity
    • Sexuality
  27. SAD CHALET (first aid/major incident)
    • Survey the scene
    • Assess
    • Disseminate information to control

    • Casualties (number)
    • Hazards
    • Access
    • Location
    • Emergency Services required
    • Type of incident and timescales
  28. SARA (problem solving)
    • Scan
    • Analysis
    • Response
    • Assessment
  29. SEPDOG (a mechanically propelled vehicle (MPV) is one which is powered by..)
    • Steam
    • Electric
    • Petrol
    • Oil
    • Gas
  30. SCENE (major incidents)
    • Seal area
    • Control
    • Emergency services
    • Notify
    • Evacuate
  31. SHACKS (reasonable cause to suspect)
    • Seen
    • Heard
    • Actions of the suspect
    • Conversations
    • Knowledge
    • Smell
  32. SMART (targets)
    • Specific
    • Measurable
    • Agreed
    • Realistic
    • Timebound
  33. SNAPS (supervisor feedback)
    • Specific, 
    • Non-judgemental
    • Actionable
    • Positive
    • Soonest
  34. SPINE (human rights)
    • Statutory
    • Proportional
    • Interference
    • Necessary
    • Evidence
  35. THRIVE (control room risk assessment)
    • Threat, Harm
    • Risk
    • Investigation
    • Vulnerability
    • Engagement
  36. WIFE (aggravated burglary)
    • Weapon (offensive)
    • Imitation firearm
    • Firearm
    • Explosive
Author
lawatts
ID
342320
Card Set
Mnemonics
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Police Mnemonics
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