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  1. Captain Jenkins is ordered to implement a new policy which he is not in favor of and knows will curtail the ability of many of his subordinates to work extra duty. He should




    (C) implement the policy because the needs of the organization come first
  2. Assistant Chief Meyer instructs Captain Brown to inspect a local bar and grill for loud noise and late closing. Captain Brown instructs Lieutenant Griffin to inspect the bar and provide him a written report. Lieutenant Griffin delegates this task to Sergeant Wilson.

    Who is responsible for the inspection of the bar?




    (D) Captain Brown
  3. Which of the following can best be associated with the term "positive discipline."




    (C) training
  4. Policing is changing rapidly to respond to changes in society, laws, and socio-economic conditions. Change will be accepted more easily by members of an organization if.




    (D) reasons for changes are explained
  5. An organization's need for coordination increases as it.




    (D) increases in complexity and size
  6. The term most closely related, to “span of control" is.




    (D) unity of command
  7. Captain Secord is the commander of the Patrol Division's second shift, Squad B; and is on duty from 1500-2300 hours. While in-the patrol commander's office at headquarters, he receives a phone call from Sergeant Nelson, the shift supervisor in the Communications Division. Sergeant Nelson informs Captain Secord that at 2030 hours, two officers and Sergeant Rice from the patrol division went to 113 Main Street, Apartment 3A to serve an arrest warrant on Terance Johnson for assault in the second degree.

    Shortly after the officers notified the dispatcher of their arrival at the scene, the sergeant yelled over the radio that one of the officers had been shot in the leg by the suspect. Subsequent information from the sergeant revealed that the suspect has barricaded himself in the apartment along with his wife and two small children; He had also fired several more shots out of a window at the officers.

    Sergeant Nelson also informed Captain Secord that the only lieutenant on duty immediately radioed that he was on the way to the scene but while en route was involved in a serious accident in which he and the driver of another vehicle were injured. Ambulances have been dispatched to the scene of the barricaded person and the traffic accident. No other sergeants are on duty.

    What should be Captain Secord's first course of action.




    (A) Instruct the dispatcher to ensure adequate personnel are sent to the scene of the barricaded person
  8. Captain Secord should respond to the scene of the barricaded person.




    (D) as soon as possible after being notified by the dispatcher.
  9. The proper action for Captain Secord to take relative to the lieutenant who was involved in an accident on the way to the scene of the barricaded person is to.




    (A) have an experienced officer investigate the accident
  10. Sergeant Nelson asks Captain Secord if he should call the chief of police at home to tell him that an officer was wounded while serving an arrest warrant and that the situation has escalated into a barricaded person. The sergeant reminds Captain Secord that in this case department orders mandate the chief’s notification "as soon as possible." Captain Secord should.




    (D) instruct Sergeant Nelson to immediately telephone the chief and tell him what is happening.
  11. While enroute to the scene of the barricaded person, Captain Secord is flagged by a citizen who tells him that he just found a man in an alley across the street who has been robbed and stabbed.

    Captain Secord should.




    (A) advise the police dispatcher via radio of the incident, request that an ambulance and investigating officer be sent to the scene, and render first aid to the victim.
  12. Upon arriving at the scene of the barricaded person, Captain Secord is told by Sergeant Rice that the wounded officer has been transported to the hospital and the suspect is still inside the apartment with his wife and two small children. Sergeant Rice now has five additional officers at the scene and has positioned them out of the line of direct fire but in locations preventing the suspect's escape. No further action has been taken.
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  13. The first thing Captain Secord should do is.




    (C) establish a command post and advise headquarters of the situation.
  14. Captain Secord's primary responsibility is to.




    (A) obtain the safe release of the suspect's wife and two children
  15. Which of the following would be an incorrect decision on Captain Secord's part when setting up a command post.




    (C) choosing a location downwind from the affected area in case tear gas must be used.
  16. Captain Longo and Detectives from the Crimes Against Persons Division arrive at the command post.

    Captain Secord and Captain Longo argue over who is in charge of the operation.

    They initially agree to form a joint command; this violates the principle of.




    (A) unity of command
  17. Captain Secord and Captain Longo later agree that Secord will remain in charge of the operation. Captain Longo recommends an immediate direct assault of the premises; this action.

    (A) should be deployed immediately, there is less danger to hostages if force is used early in an incident. (B) should be avoided until a search warrant can be obtained.
    (C) should be avoided until emergency resources or SWAT personnel arrive at the scene.
    (D) should be used as a last resort when all other means to secure the release of the hostages and the surrender of the suspect have failed.
    (D) should be used as a last resort when all other means to secure the release of the hostages and the surrender of the suspect have failed.
  18. The preferred procedure for resolving a barricaded person hostage situation is.




    (C) negotiation
  19. The Exclusionary Rule applies to.




    (B) evidence obtained illegally by a police officer.
  20. The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution deals with.




    (A) search and seizure.
  21. A man's body with a fatal wound to the chest has been found in an alley. The first officer at the scene observes that the man is lying on his back; Postmortem lividity is present on the man's chest.

    This most logically means that.




    (D) the man has been turned over
  22. Answer questions based on the following definitions in the state statute.

    State Statute 52-161B: Bribery, Bribe Receiving, Perjury, and False Statement

    For the purpose of this statute, the following terms are defined:

    1. Benefit: The term "benefit" shall mean obtaining a gain, advantage, or anything regarded by the beneficiary as a gain or advantage. The term "benefit'' shall include benefit to any person in whose welfare the beneficiary is interested.

    2. Public servant: An official, officer, or employee of the government, either elected of appointed, to include any person participating as advisor or consultant to the government or otherwise performing a governmental function.

    3. Bribery: A person is guilty of bribery when a person offers, confers, or agrees to confer upon a public servant any benefit $s consideration for the exercise of his or her discretion as a public servant.

    4. Bribe receiving: A public servant is guilty of bribe receiving when a public servant solicits, accepts, or agrees to accept any benefit as consideration for the exercise of his or her discretion as a public servant.

    5. Perjury: A person is guilty of perjury when in an official proceeding and under oath a person intentionally makes a false statement, intentionally swears to, and/or testifies falsely to a material statement he or she does not believe to be true.

    6. False statement: A person is guilty of false statement when a person intentionally makes a false written statement under oath or on an official form that bears the notice that false statements are punishable by law, -and the false, statement is intended to mislead a public servant in the performance of his or her official function.

    7. Tampering with or fabricating physical evidence: A person is guilty of this section when, believing that an official proceeding is about to take place, the actor, alters, destroys, conceals, or removes any record, document, or thing with purpose to impair its verity or availability in such proceeding.
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  23. Detective Parker arrested John Dukes for possession of narcotics with intent to sell. At the time of the arrest, Parker confiscated two glassine bags of reported heroin from Mr. Dukes. After delivering the evidence to the police property room, Parker realized that to prove possession with intent to sell, a larger quantity of heroin would be needed. A week after the arrest, the detective entered the police property room, obtained the evidence envelope in which he had placed the two glassine bags, and added another ten bags of heroin.

    Based on the reading passage, Detective Parker could be charged with the crime of.




    (C) tampering with or fabricating physical evidence
  24. At a formal hearing of the police civilian review board, ah officer testified under oath that she did not strike Delores Rodrigues with her flashlight, when in fact she did.

    The officer can be charged with.




    (A) perjury
  25. Officer Maggio testifies under oath in court that he saw Mr. Jack Johnson strike Officer Henry Rankin with a baseball bat. He knows his statement is false.

    Officer Maggio can be charged with.




    (D) perjury
  26. Mrs. Gloria Everett signs a notarized written statement under oath accusing Sergeant Downing of striking her son. She knows her statement is inaccurate.

    She may be charged with.




    (A) false statement
  27. Which of the following would not be considered a public servant.




    (C) a doctor testifying for the state
  28. Officer Reynolds stops a driver for a motor vehicle violation. He suggests to the motorist that he will ignore the violation if the motorist will give him a donation of twenty dollars.

    Officer Reynolds can be charged with.




    (C) bribe receiving
  29. On which of the following should a police report of an incident focus.




    (D) the facts of the case as developed by the investigation
  30. One of the primary differences between supervision and management is that management.




    (B) coordinates the completion of job tasks to fulfill organizational objectives.
  31. Lieutenant Kobolski has informed subordinates that he has an open door” policy." This practice is.




    (C) a good management technique; it fosters communication.
  32. The primary purpose of police in-service training is.




    (D) to keep officers abreast of changes in the field of policing.
  33. Assistant Chief Johnson often uses the phrase "According to the Chief's policies" when speaking to his subordinates, this practice is.




    (D) poor; it may give the perception the assistant chief does not support the policies
  34. Captain Phillips instructs Lieutenant Lewis to complete an assignment.

    In order to determine if the assignment is properly carried out, Captain Phillips must engage in some form of.




    (A) controlling
  35. Which of the following descriptions is most correct about "completed staff work."




    (B) work completed in such a way that all a manager needs to do is approve it
  36. In planning, the distribution of the patrol force, which of the following should be done first.




    (A) determine when police services are most needed
  37. The most critical element of a police report is.




    (D) accuracy
  38. The primary source of input into crime analysis is from




    (B) patrol officers
  39. The primary benefit of community-oriented policing is.




    (D) citizen involvement
  40. In which of the following areas would two-person vehicular patrol most likely be used.




    (B) an area with a high incidence of arrests involving two or more suspects
  41. Which of the following is considered to be the most important skill of a police manager.




    (A) the ability to communicate effectively
  42. The ability to properly delegate tasks to subordinates is a critical component of police management. In addition to allowing the manager to perform other functions, delegation also.




    (B) can be used to train subordinates
  43. Policy and Procedure 23-1: Emergency and Pursuit Driving

    23-1.1: Definitions

    a. Life and Death Emergencies

    (1) Those circumstances or situations that reasonably appear to be life threatening, in which the presence of a police officer may save a life, and in which seconds in response time would make a difference, shall be considered life-and death emergencies.

    (2) Also included are those instances in which another officer has placed a call for emergency assistance and those instances where a life-threatening crime is in progress or has just occurred.

    b. Emergency Vehicles

    (1) An emergency vehicle is:

    (a) Any ambulance or emergency medical service organization vehicle responding to an emergency call;

    (b) Any vehicle used by a fire department or by an officer of a fire department while on the way to a fire or emergency call, but not while returning from a fire or emergency call;

    (c) Any state or local police vehicle operated by a police officer answering an emergency call or in pursuit of fleeing law violators.

    23-1.2: Emergency Response Driving Procedures

    a. Pursuant to state statutes, the operator of an emergency vehicle responding to an emergency may:

    (1) Exceed the posted speed limits as long as the operator does not endanger life and property by so doing:

    (2) Park or stand the vehicle irrespective of any provision in the state motor vehicle code;

    (3) Proceed past any red light or stop signal or stop sign, but only after slowing down or stopping to the extent necessary for the safe operation of such vehicle.

    b. Such operation is proper so long as:

    (1) The emergency vehicle is making use of an audible warning signal device or siren and flashing or revolving red lights.

    (2) Audible and visual signals may be supplemented by lighted headlights, hazard warning lights, and/or spotlights.

    23-1.3: Pursuit Driving

    a. It is sometimes necessary for sworn law enforcement officers to engage in a vehicular pursuit. This section is intended to provide guidelines for personnel faced with these dangerous situations.

    b. General Guidelines
    (1) No speed is established at which an officer must cease pursuit. Such a policy would only encourage violators to extend their speed beyond such point to escape.

    (2) The dangers inherent in any pursuit vary in degree with the time of day, light conditions, geography, and type of incident involved. Members of the department must be aware of the policy and procedure to be followed when engaging in emergency pursuit.

    c. Definition of Pursuit

    (1) Pursuit is defined as:

    (a) An active attempt by a law enforcement officer in a' motor vehicle to apprehend one or more occupants of another motor vehicle; and/or

    (b) where the driver of the fleeing vehicle is aware of the attempts to apprehend and is resisting apprehension by maintaining or increasing speed or is ignoring the law officer's order to stop.

    23-1.4: Initiation and Discontinuation of Pursuit

    a. Policy Statement

    (1) The objective of pursuit is to apprehend a violator who refuses to voluntarily comply with the law requiring an operator to stop when indicated to do so by a law enforcement officer. It is the policy of this department that pursuit is justified when the necessity of apprehension outweighs the danger of the pursuit.

    (2) It is the policy of this department that the safety of the general public, as well as that of the officer and the person being pursued, shall be the primary concern in all pursuits,

    b. Discontinuation of Pursuit

    (1) During a pursuit, if a police supervisor thinks the chance of injury to the officer,
    the public, or the suspect has surpassed the necessity for immediate apprehension, the pursuit shall be terminated and alternate techniques of identification and apprehension will be used.

    23.1.5:Rights of Police Emergency Vehicles :

    a. A police vehicle becomes an emergency vehicle when it is operated by a police officer who is answering an emergency call or who is in pursuit of fleeing law violators.

    (1) Police emergency vehicles must use flashing red lights and a siren.

    (2) The operator of any police emergency vehicle may proceed past any red light, stop signal, or stop sign but only after stopping to the extent necessary for the safe operation of the vehicle.

    (3) The operator of any police emergency vehicle may exceed the posted speed limits so long as the officer does not endanger life or property by so doing.

    23-1.6: Involuntary Stop Methods

    a. During a pursuit, there are three forceful alternatives law enforcement officers may use to stop a pursued vehicle. These methods should be used only in extreme circumstances.

    b. In the event that a forceful alternative is chosen, the three options should be employed in the following order:

    (1) Boxing in

    (a) This practice involves one or more police vehicles surrounding the fleeing vehicle and slowing it to a stop;

    (2) Ramming

    (a) Ramming involves the deliberate contact of a police vehicle with tile pursued vehicle. Extreme caution should be used to avoid endangering innocent bystanders and other motorists.

    (3) Roadblocks

    (a) A roadblock is employed only when officers know the fleeing vehicle contains felons. When a roadblock is established careful consideration must be given to the safety of innocent bystanders and other motorists.
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  44. Lieutenant Smith hears via police, radio that two patrol units have engaged a motorcycle in emergency pursuit within a congested heavily populated area during rush hour. The motorcycle is being pursued for having an expired registration on plate. Based on the policy and procedure, it would be most appropriate for Lieutenant Smith to.




    (D) radio the officers and instruct them to terminate the pursuit
  45. Captain Brown has engaged a murder suspect in emergency vehicle pursuit and has his cruiser's red flashing lights and siren on. The suspect vehicle has gone through a stop sign at high speed, narrowly avoiding an accident. Captain Brown drives his vehicle through the stop sign and strikes a bus.

    According to the policy and procedure.




    (A) the captain was required to slow down or stop at the stop sign to the extent necessary for safe operation of the vehicle.
  46. An emergency vehicle in pursuit must use which of the following.




    (C) both flashing red lights and a siren
  47. Which of the following is a correct statement.




    (A) No speed is established at which an officer must cease pursuit
  48. The objective of an emergency vehicle pursuit is to.




    (B) apprehend a violator who refuses to voluntarily comply with the law requiring the operator to stop when indicated to do so by a law enforcement officer.
  49. Which of the following is an emergency vehicle.




    (A) an ambulance responding to an emergency call
  50. According to the policy and procedure, which of the following is a correct statement.




    (A) Lighted headlights are not required when engaging in vehicle pursuit.
  51. In which of the following situations should a police pursuit not be discontinued.




    (B) A pursued vehicle leaves the pursuing officer's jurisdiction
  52. Of the following involuntary stop methods, which should be the last to be is considered for use.




    (C) roadblock
  53. Lieutenant Jones determines a roadblock is necessary to stop a vehicle containing a suspect in a minor crime. According to the policy and procedure, using a roadblock under these circumstances




    (B) does not conform to the restrictions involved in establishing roadblocks
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