Public safety telecommunicators (PSTs), also known as dispatchers, are generally __________ personnel who operate the radio and telecommunications systems.
Officers use mobile electronic devices to
access information regarding criminal records, information regarding driving history,
submit electronic reports to a supervisor,
allow the officer to view and receive calls for service,
to check in and out of service.
receive dispatch information to minimize radio traffic.
The duties of all public safety telecommunicators include
answering, receiving, transferring, and dispatching functions related to 911 calls.
Throughout their shifts, officers use radios to send and receive __________ information, call for backup, or identify a suspect or wanted person.
Agencies may use technology such as scrambled or __________ for specialized units to increase operational security.
Officers should conduct all radio communication in a professional manner and understand that there is no expectation of __________.
The 911 public safety telecommunicator uses the __________ to communicate with all officers.
dispatch console or base station
__________ (on portable radios) should be loud enough for you to hear but not so loud that it is disruptive.
Public safety telecommunicators usually work in a(n) __________ area with access to telephones and other resources needed to assist sworn officers.
Sensitive information or criminal history details should only be transmitted by radio
when there is an officer or public safety concern.
When using the radio, some agencies use a phonetic alphabet or uniform codes; others prefer __________ (plain English).
In accordance with rules established by Florida's secretary of state, all radio transmissions that are recorded must be retained for __________ days.
You are expected to become proficient in your __________ language when using a radio to communicate.
What can be included in appropriate radio system use?
facilitating calls for service
law enforcement-related messages to other agencies within the state or another state
vehicle, boat, and aircraft registration queries
road condition and weather queries
criminal records checks
driver's license status and driver history
hazardous material queries
The __________ code system combines letters and numbers that may include officer call signs or vehicle tags.
In stressful situations, a person's voice
may fluctuate, which can make the radio message difficult to understand.
Radio __________ describes the customs and regulations for dealing with diplomatic formality, precedence, and etiquette when constructing and transmitting radio messages. It also includes proper use of appropriate codes and signals, which varies among agencies and regions.
When using a police radio, speak __________ into the microphone with an even tone of voice.
Before making a voice transmission, listen to make sure there is no other radio traffic and then depress and hold the transmit button for approximately __________ second(s) before speaking.
When in the presence of a suspect, reduce the risk and dangers of exposure by using appropriate __________ on the radio.
The __________ code system uses the number "10" to precede other numbers that represent specific activities.
ten or numeric
The __________ prohibits people who use police radios from: transmitting nonessential or excessive signals, messages, or communications; using profane, indecent, or obscene language; willfully damaging or permitting damage to radio apparatuses; maliciously interfering with another unit's radio transmission; making unidentified transmissions; transmitting before the air is clear and interfering with other transmissions; transmitting a call signal, letter, or numeral not assigned to the station or unit; adjusting, repairing, or altering a radio transmitter.
Individual agencies might not use the radio codes reviewed in the textbook
but will train their officers to use the language they use.
When constructing a radio message, delivering accurate information in a __________ , concise manner is extremely important.
When you receive a call from dispatch, you should
record the information provided by the dispatcher.
you should respond with your assigned identification.
you should respond with your current location
Officers should monitor radio transmissions from other units at all times in the event that other units may require __________.
Officers working high priority calls may request dispatch to
designate a radio channel for emergency traffic only.
The Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC) is connected to the __________.
National Crime Information Center
You should advise dispatch
upon your arrival at the call and request backup or any additional resources that are needed.
When an officer takes self-initiated action during patrol, what information should be transmitted to dispatch?
description of vehicle
description of involved parties
other assistance needed (backup, ambulance, tow truck, etc.)
type of action (vehicle crash, fire, disturbance, etc.)
officer's identification and location
plan messages before transmitting them on the police radio.
communicate with dispatch throughout your shift.
Radio messages should provide essential information, such as
officer identification, current location, the reason for the call, and information specific to the situation.
The __________ system contains information from records of stolen, abandoned, and recovered property and wanted and missing person files for all 50 states, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia.
National Crime Information Center
__________ is gathering information for law enforcement purposes; also includes entering, running, vehicle check, records check, wants and warrants check, criminal justice database check, and FCIC/NCIC Department of Safety and Motor Vehicle database check.
Dispatch will alert other officers to
refrain from transmitting on the designated channel (unless an emergency occurs) when an officer is dealing with a high priority case.
The Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC) is housed at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) in __________.
If you experience radio failure,
establish another means of communication, which could require switching to another channel or calling dispatch to report the failure.
The __________ is a database house at the FDLE that provides statewide information on people and property, driver's licenses and registration information, wanted and missing people, stolen guns, vehicles, and other property, and a person's status files and computerized criminal histories.
Law enforcement officers often have to obtain information quickly through their communications database called the __________.
Florida Crime Information Center
The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) is maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in __________.
Clarksburg, West Virginia
A computerized criminal history (CCH)
is created when the booking agency submits the fingerprints and arrest information for an arrested person.
The entering agency is responsible for
the accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the records entered (into the FCIC/NCIC systems) and the removal of the information when it is no longer valid.
When an agency enters data into the FCIC/NCIC,
the officer must provide the original report and supplemental documentation to the person at the agency responsible for making such data entries.
The __________ Hazardous Materials file provides users with online information about hazardous materials. Officers can make inquiries using the four-digit number normally found on the placard of a vehicle such as a railroad car or semi-trailer.
A connection between the FCIC/NCIC and the __________ provides records of vehicles or vessels registered in Florida and driver's licenses or provides Florida identification card information. Auto insurance information is also available through this system.
Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
When officers finish using retrieved CCH information,
they should destroy it by shredding or burning.
Due to the sensitive nature and sheer volume of information included in the FCIC/NCIC systems,
officers must strictly follow agency policies when conducting a records check.
The __________ response to a hazardous materials inquiry contains a variety of information such as the chemical name, personal safety precautions, general handling procedures, disposal methods, the degree of hazard to public health, and the availability of countermeasure materials. The Office of Hazardous Materials Safety, part of the U.S. Department of Transportation, supplies this information.
The __________ maintains seven property files containing records of stolen articles, boats, guns, license plates, parts, securities, and vehicles.
The Florida Crime Information Center and the National Crime Information Center enable officers to gather criminal__________ or stolen property information so they can appropriately deal with many incidents.
Using the FCIC, law enforcement agencies may enter data about
stolen property and wanted and missing persons.
The FCIC connects to the __________, an international justice and public safety information-sharing network.
The National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC) systems are available __________.
Most information entered into the Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC)
is also recorded into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).
Additional charges, arrests, dispositions, and other information in the computerized criminal history (CCH) will be added by the state attorney's office, the Clerk of the Court, and the __________.
Department of Corrections
It is extremely important that information included in arrest reports or on fingerprint cards (entered in the FCIC)
is correct, from the spelling of suspects' names to the laws they violated.
A high-speed, nationwide message-switching communications network (located in Phoenix, Arizona), __________allows for interstate and interagency information exchange.
__________ the record of the computerized criminal history (CCH) is created, the FDLE first must process and verify the information by fingerprint review.
Only agencies that maintain a 24-hours a day, seven-days-a-week operation
are allowed to make entries into the FCIC/NCIC systems.
__________ has the capability to receive, store, and forward messages to and from its user agencies. It supports inquiries into out-of-state motor vehicle and driver's license files, criminal histories, including those from Canada, agency identification information, aircraft tracking and registration, and out-of-state weather information.
The __________ contains the National Sex Offender Registry, the files of people on supervised release, protection orders, foreign fugitives, immigration violators, and known or suspected terrorists or gang members.
The only __________ to give information obtained through the FCIC/NCIC systems is that registration and lien information may be given to towing companies per s. 713.78(4)(b), Florida Statutes.
Through __________, officers can request a driver's license re-examination or medical review for a specific driver.
__________ is the first of its kind, as it provides all information about a motorist (driver/vehicle owner) in one program. The Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), in partnership with FDLE, provides this database to authorized users for enforcement and investigative purposes only via the Criminal Justice Network (CJNet).
The hit confirmation process (in the FCIC/NCIC database) ensures that system information remains valid and is __________ to the person or property of interest to the officer.
The hit confirmation process (in the FCIC/NCIC database) prevents arrests based on outdated or invalid __________.
Misuse of the FCIC/NCIC system can result in serious consequences, such as
disciplinary action, decertification, or criminal charges.
An exact match in the FCIC/NCIC database, called a __________, must be confirmed before an officer arrests a wanted person or recovers a missing person or stolen property. To confirm this, contact the agency that entered the information into the database to verify the information is valid.
The FCIC/NCIC logs are used for
system compliance, criminal investigations, suspected system misuse, public records requests, and administrative purposes.
If the FCIC/NCIC database contains data that is the same as or similar to the information submitted,
a list of possible matches will be returned.
System users of the FCIC/NCIC systems must attend the __________ certification class and pass the certification exam.
Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)
Users authorized by statute can access __________ to view: driver images and signatures, state-issued identification cards, applications for driver's licenses, driving history, vehicle history for motorists, and identification documents used by non-citizens.
__________ is a secure internet site used by the Florida criminal justice community as a portal to many beneficial information databases. These include InSite, Florida's Integrated Criminal History System (FALCON), Child Abduction Response Team (CART), and Florida Offender Registration and Tracking Services (FORTS).
The __________ issues concealed weapon permits. Officers can make database inquiries on concealed weapons permits through dispatch.
The __________ database contains records of vehicles or boats registered in Florida and driver's license information. Insurance information is available through this system.
__________ is a search/report system that effectively cross-matches fingerprints and criminal histories; contains photographs (including faces and tattoos); searches national and other criminal justice databases; and allows for instant updates of criminal justice information systems.
An agency involved in the misuse of the FCIC/NCIC systems
can lose its certification as an FCIC terminal site.
When performing a query (through the FCIC/NCIC) on __________ , officers should provide the required information, which is name, race, date of birth, and sex.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles maintains an online inquiry database known as the ___________.
Driver and Vehicle Information Database (DAVID)
System users of the FCIC/NCIC systems must submit a state and national fingerprinted-based background check within __________ days of employment or being assigned to a terminal.
An identical hit in the FCIC/NCIC database provides more details about the action the entering agency wants taken depending on the location of the __________.
person or property
The __________ Model provides a tool for officers to find proactive solutions to community issues.
first developed and advanced the concept of problem-oriented policing (POP) in 1979, which is now called community-oriented policing (COP).
What are some factors which may cause stress?
a perceived threat
psychological response to a demanding situation or change
physiological response to a demanding situation or change
Drawing on the deterrent value of highly visible traffic enforcement and the knowledge that crimes often involve motor vehicles, the goal of __________ is to reduce crime, crashes, and traffic violations.
allow law enforcement agencies to develop long-term, proactive programs and strategies to address local problems.
Community partnerships exist
to inform law enforcement agencies about pertinent crime-related issues in the community, while establishing a rapport and understanding with the public about the agencies' methods to deter crime.
__________ can raise awareness of a potentially dangerous situation and prepare an officer to react, such as in the case of the fight or flight response.
Scanning takes a broad, intensive view of a particular area or series of events to describe community problems accurately. Often, you can state these descriptions as answers to which of the following questions?
How do you perceive the problem?
How do those outside law enforcement perceive the problem?
Have you identified a problem?
Is the problem a law enforcement issue?
How serious is the problem?
Community-oriented policing is a philosophy that promotes community partnerships to address the __________ of crime and other community issues.
With __________, agencies compile statistical data from various sources such as incident reports, field contacts, calls for service, and interagency information sharing. Agencies analyze the data to map and forecast crime trends that allow the effective allocation of resources.
__________ policing is the integration of community policing and law enforcement intelligence.
__________ is the integration of location-based crime and traffic crash data that determines the most effective methods for deploying law enforcement and other resources.
Community partnerships __________ understanding and trust between law enforcement agencies and community members.
The keys to community-oriented policing are the creative and long-term solutions resulting from thorough data collection and analysis put into practice during the __________ phase.
Possible community partners can include
law enforcement representatives, government representatives, and community representatives.
Community-oriented policing has two core components: __________ and __________.
community partnerships and problem solving
__________ stress is short-lived and is similar to what people experience before taking a test or testifying in court.
__________ stress responses include temporary increases in anxiety, tension, and irritability.
__________ stress responses may include erratic work habits and decreased productivity.
Negative stress can
make an officer question his or her decisions.
can cloud an officer's judgment
can slow reaction time.
__________ stress continues over an extended period, such as the stress of a field training program or working with a difficult co-worker or supervisor.
The National Study of Police Suicide (NSOPS) states that
the suicide rate among criminal justice professionals is higher than the amount of officers shot and killed in the line of duty.
__________ stress responses related to personality may include psychosis, chronic depression, or suicidal thoughts. Those stress responses related to health may include chronic disease, high blood pressure, ulcers, and coronary heart disease. Other health problems that could occur include asthma attacks, diabetes, alcoholism, and substance abuse.
__________ stress involves elements of an officer's job that cause physical or emotional distress. Some may be from forces outside the officer's agency. Stress may also come from daily patrolling and may include the danger of patrolling, the boredom contrasted with the need to be alert, and the responsibility for the safety and welfare of the public.
__________ stress responses may include headaches, blood pressure changes, loss of sleep, and excessive eating.
__________ stress affects an individual's perception of situations and events. Causes are very specific to the individual and include personal attitudes towards work, perceptions of others, and work-related goals.
__________ is an enhanced state of awareness or "being on guard" that impedes one's ability to relax and disengage from a stressful situation.
Factors that contribute to __________ stress include trauma related to injury or death, or to financial or family difficulties.
__________ stress involves elements of an officer's surroundings, such as the weather or high noise levels that could add mental or physical strain.
__________ stress lies dormant for a period of time and then resurfaces. For example, an officer works a traumatic traffic fatality and ignores the stress of the situation. Later, a family member is involved in a traffic crash and the officer associates this event with the previous fatality; it triggers this kind of stress.
The __________ response is the body's preparation to either get far away from a dangerous situation or be physically prepared to face it head on.
fight or flight
__________ stress results from a variety of sources over time. For example, an individual has domestic, financial, and career problems.
Cumulative or routine
__________ is a psychological disorder that occurs after a person experiences a highly stressful event such as war, physical violence, or a natural disaster. Sufferers may display symptoms such as depression, anxiety, recurring nightmares, and flashbacks.
Post-traumatic stress disorder
People experiencing __________ are always on alert, constantly scanning their environment for anticipated danger or threats. Because they are unable to let go of the sense of being on duty, officers who experience this may lose connections with family and friends.
__________ stress may cause relationship problems, displacement of anger towards family and friends, and withdrawal from domestic and social activities.
When observing situations,
do not be distracted by a few elements; observe the entire scene before making a judgment.
__________ is the individual's way of interpreting, organizing, and attaching meaning to observations and information obtained through the senses.
Objects that keep an officer hidden but provide a position from which he or she can observe are examples of __________.
What are some factors that can affect an officer's vision?
dimly lit objects
visual defects like nearsightedness and farsightedness
lighting from sources like streetlights or fluorescent lamps
__________ is an object or environment that provides camouflage for an officer but will not stop incoming gunfire.
What are some of the factors that can affect an officer's sense of smell?
substances with strong odors, like gasoline or ether
his or her health
odors in an outdoor environment that mask other smells
What are some ways that officers may use touch?
to identify items during a search or pat down
to check for heat in tires or engines to determine if a vehicle was recently driven
Good __________ skills improve through practice, such as memorizing car descriptions or observing pedestrians and environmental details.
The consequences of officers not monitoring their emotional well-being
affect their personal lives and job performance.
What are some of the most common warning signs of stress in which officers should monitor themselves and fellow officers?
erratic work habits
excessive alcohol or drug use
sleeping and eating disorders
excessive accidents or injuries
sudden behavioral changes
complaints from peers or citizens
What are some examples of cover?
automobile engine blocks
One technique for visually adapting to darkness is to __________ briefly after entering a dark area to allow your eyes to adjust.
What are some techniques an officer can use to reduce stress?
an extended vacation
participation in non-law enforcement activities such as community organizations, religion, sports, and hobbies
avoiding excessive amounts of fat, sugar, caffeine, and alcohol
getting seven to nine hours of sleep a night
getting regular physical exercise
Ambient sounds, such as traffic, noise from residences, or environmental sounds may
impair your ability to recognize auditory cues that indicate that a crime or incident is in progress.
What are some of the various factors that can affect an observer's perception?
his or her physical condition
his or her environmental conditions
his or her sex
his or her maturity
his or her position or location
his or her race
his or her mental condition
his or her bias
his or her education
his or her past experience
Officers should always identify themselves as law enforcement officers and give __________ commands, such as "Stop!" and "Don't move!"
What should an officer do after a suspect is shot?
Watch the suspect for unusual actions, especially hand movements.
Maintain cover and wait for assistance of backup officers before approaching the subject.
An officer's ability to observe hazards and signs of criminal activity
is an integral part of patrolling.
Dirty, faulty, or improperly maintained equipment. Not taking care of equipment can
cause serious injury or death to you or others.
Officers should always be alert for indicators of danger and should use their __________ skills to analyze the scene for potential dangers.
In order to alleviate __________, scan your surroundings, practice controlled breathing, and employ self-talk techniques.
Responding to a call without the appropriate mindset or attitude
may cause an officer to become complacent during a potentially life-threatening situation.
__________ is the narrowing of your field of view during a stressful event such as a vehicle pursuit, foot chase, or armed confrontation.
How can an officer be prepared for difficult situations?
by mentally rehearsing
by regularly practicing safety procedures
What does survival readiness involve?
first aid skills
To make their presence known,
officers must continuously travel through the patrol area and speak to people for short periods.
__________ is a brief meeting officers attend before each shift. It provides information about current issues to keep in mind while on patrol.
Local, state, or national agencies issue BOLOs that may include what?
descriptions of missing or wanted persons
areas needing extra patrol attention
If you do not have sufficient information on a suspect (when preparing a BOLO),
run a criminal justice database check for outstanding warrants, criminal history, and any additional information to include in the BOLO.
If you arrive at the scene of an incident and are required to issue an immediate BOLO, relay all significant information to __________.
If you arrive at the scene of an incident and the need for a BOLO is not immediate, continue to gather and verify information to prepare a written __________.
The BOLO should include as much as possible of what information?
person, vehicle, or property description or photograph
location of the incident
the subject's name and identifying information
reason for the BOLO
alleged violation or reason the subject is wanted
last known mode and direction of travel
What are some examples of roll call information that officers should record that may affect their shifts?
officer safety bulletins
stolen and lost vehicle tags
addresses that require or request extra patrol
wanted and missing persons
__________ requires immediacy in responding to an incident, which increases the likelihood of catching the offender.
Prior to each shift, .
inspect items on your duty belt to ensure all equipment is present and functional
When approaching a suspect, what are some factors that an officer should consider?
possible escape routes for the suspect
the presence of other people
the suspect's behavior
the suspect's criminal history
the possible presence of weapons
Prior to arriving at the scene of a call, the officer should turn __________ emergency lights and sirens prior to arriving at the scene of a call and reduce speed.
When exiting a patrol vehicle at the scene,
close the door gently and quietly and be conscious of items on your person that make noise.
In the patrol area, knowledge of the __________ and good __________ skills assist officers in determining whether the suspicious activity is a crime in progress.
What safety techniques should you use when preparing to approach the scene of a call?
Turn cell phone to silent mode.
Maintain contact with dispatch throughout the incident.
Avoid backlighting/silhouetting other officers.
Scan the environment for potential threats.
Secure the contents of your pockets and equipment on your duty belt.
Use cover and concealment-vehicles, landscape, fencing, or shadows.
When developing a plan for contacting a suspect,
officers should decide whether to contact the suspect immediately or wait for backup.
is any activity that is abnormal for a specific time of day in a particular area.
__________ patrol allows officers to cover a large area and closely observe specific areas.
A combination of vehicle and foot
When using a flashlight to examine the perimeter of a building, carry the flashlight in your __________ hand and hold it away from your body to avoid presenting a clear target.
The __________ officer is responsible for directing the approach and handling all communication with the suspect, including commands and interviews.
__________ and __________ is an effective technique for keeping safe when approaching a suspect.
Contact and cover
As soon as possible, the first responding officer (at the scene of a call)
should make an initial determination regarding the type of incident and the need for backup.
Once dispatch has notified you of an incident,
you should respond and confirm that you are en route.
What are some advantages of foot patrol?
the ability to observe activity in specific areas
being visible to the public
greater accessibility to the community
the ability to closely investigate community concerns
Once on the scene of a call, communicate descriptions of suspicious vehicles or people leaving the immediate area to __________.
When responding as backup, __________ situations may include assisting with serving a warrant or responding to a vehicle pursuit.
When calls for backup assistance occur,
officers should continue to monitor communications, so they can determine whether to elevate or downgrade their response when they receive additional information.
A __________ is the area surrounding an incident that officers may cordon off to prevent unauthorized people from leaving or entering.
The __________ officer's responsibilities include observing the contact officer's interactions with the suspect and watching for hazards such as hostile crowds, traffic, or escape routes.
When responding as backup, __________ situations can range from assisting with administrative paperwork to providing additional equipment.
Responding backup officers may gauge their responses based on factors that may include what?
the demeanor of the requesting officer
their familiarities with the area
the type of assistance needed
the nature of the call
Upon arrival at the scene, the backup officer should
make visual or verbal contact with the primary officer to determine what type of assistance is needed.
be quiet and minimize flashlight use.
During a stop, what information should an officer ask a suspect to provide?
Social Security number
date of birth
legal identification cards
When responding as backup, __________ situations include encountering incidents such as handling an active shooter or a vehicle crash with serious injuries.
Enough perimeter resources should be used to
contain the suspect(s) or area and keep people from entering into a potentially dangerous area.
What situations may occur in which a perimeter will be necessary?
securing a crime scene
any incident where an area's access needs to be restricted
When moving toward a suspect, what actions should the officer take?
Maintain visual contact with the suspect.
Stay alert to potential resistance or threats.
Approach the suspect cautiously.
Ensure that you keep a safe distance between yourself and the suspect.
Observe the suspect's position and body movements for indications of flight or assault.
Continuously scan for weapons.
The corners that cannot be visually cleared from the doorway (also known as __________ corners) must be checked first upon entry. When you encounter these areas, ensure that the area is clear of threats and dangers before moving through them.
When conducting a building search, consider any people in the building
a potential threat until you or another officer determines their status.
Even if a suspect is located (during a building search),
continue to search and clear the remainder of the building.
When entering a room using the __________ technique, officers start on opposite sides of the doorway. They enter rapidly, one after the other, crossing to the opposite sides.
When entering a room using the __________ technique, an officer and a partner enter the room by hooking around the corner at the point of entry. They stand on opposite sides or on the same side of the door. They should wrap around the wall and into the room.
As officers move through a building, they need to be aware of narrow spaces that restrict movement; these are commonly referred to as __________. These are typically doorways, hallways, and windows.
When setting a perimeter, officers should be positioned so they will be able to
take immediate action in the event someone attempts to enter or leave the perimeter.
The perimeter will be implemented and officers assigned to posts will ensure
its integrity through constant observation and activities.
What steps should be taken when making a physical custody arrest?
Any illegally possessed contraband must be seized and marked in the same manner as other evidence.
Perform a custodial search using proper techniques.
Inform suspects that they are under arrest.
Ask suspects if they understand the charges.
If custodial questioning is necessary, you must issue the Miranda warning.
Properly handcuff suspects before searching for weapons or contraband.
Inform suspects of the reason for the arrest.
When conducting a building search,
do not assume that your partner sees and hears everything you do.
When conducting a building search, it is important
to stay together and search each room thoroughly before moving to the next.
When setting a perimeter, officers should be able to maintain visual contact with each other to prevent
anyone from entering or leaving a secured area without being seen
Prior to entering a room (when conducting a building search), and officer should visually clear as much of the room as possible. One technique is called __________. Officers should stand to one side of the door and scan as many parts of the room as possible. When you enter a room, you should move deliberately.
cutting the pie (edging)
Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to techniques for searching grounds.
Be aware of areas that present a higher threat, such as low light or potential hiding areas.
Be aware of the noise you are making; move only as fast as you can to remain safe.
Use available cover and concealment.
Working with a partner is safer than working alone.
Avoid exposing yourself as a target.
Coordinate with other officers to avoid crossfire situations.
Avoid conducting a building search alone and use additional resources, including
the officers and a canine unit if available.
When working with a partner in a building search, both officers must
establish a plan to search and secure the building.
For a prisoner who is known to be pregnant and in her third trimester, or who is in labor, delivery, or postpartum recovery, restraints may
not be used unless the officer makes a determination that the prisoner presents a substantial flight risk or some other extraordinary medical or security circumstance dictates that restraints be used.
When transporting a prisoner with a physical, sensory, or language disability,
transport procedures should be adjusted as needed without compromising officer safety.
During the entire escort (of the prisoner to the patrol vehicle),
the officer must maintain physical control of the prisoner.
Information released too soon about evidence, potential witnesses, or any other aspect of a crime
may hinder the investigative process.
Transportation (for a prisoner) in a non partitioned vehicle
should only occur if no other options are available.
Before transport (of a prisoner) begins,
call dispatch and provide the current location, destination, and beginning vehicle mileage.
When in doubt, officers should consult a supervisor or consider notifying the agency public information officer (PIO) __________ releasing any information (about an arrest situation) to the public.
During a foot pursuit, you must clearly communicate your .
location, direction of travel, and a description of the suspect-and to continuously update this information
Officers will be required to transport subjects in custody under a number of conditions,
such as prisoner transport, involuntary committals, and juvenile status offenses.
Law enforcement officers are called upon at times to
transport prisoners already incarcerated or detained in a correctional institution.
Considerations during a foot pursuit include what
threat to officers and the public
location and potential to ambush
seriousness of the offense committed
securing the patrol vehicle
the suspect's familiarity with the area
number of officers vs. number of suspects at the scene
physical limitations and capabilities of officer and suspect
time of day and weather conditions
known suspect/ability to apprehend at a later time
availability of additional resources, such as canine, air support, or SWAT
probability that the suspect is armed
For booking purposes, the officer should try to confirm the prisoner's biographical information by asking for __________ identification and then requesting __________ identification.
At a detention facility, the transporting officer is responsible for the prisoner
until the prisoner is received by facility staff.
A detaining officer is responsible for a juvenile (in the officer's custody)
who suffers from medical abnormality, mental illness, or effects of substance abuse.
If video or audiotape systems are used to document all or part of the contact, arrest, or transport,
the tape becomes part of public record under Florida's public records law.
During booking procedures, the officer should make sure that the prisoner is advised
of the charges against him or her.
Taking accurate inventories and securing a prisoner's property protects the officer and the agency
from theft accusations and maintains the chain of custody for items that are evidence.
An officer may take juveniles to an adult jail or police lockup for temporary custody for no more than __________ hours or for the purpose of fingerprinting and photographing, as long the juvenile is out of the sight and hearing of adults.
During booking procedures, the transporting or the booking officer should verify that an
FCIC/NCIC check has been conducted.