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  • Violates the law, exceeds their knowledge, or compromises safety.

    Under no circumstance should an officer instruct the public to assist in a way that ___, ___, or ___.

    Well-being check

    There are occasions when an officer observes a situation that may require a ___, such as a residence that shows lack of activityโ€”newspapers or mail piled on the doorstep, or very high grass or weeds in the yard.

    Situational awareness and Officer safety

    Maintain ___ and ___ when conducting a forced entry.

    Dwellings, Buildings, or Grounds

    While patrolling an assigned area, officers often conduct security checks of ___, ___, or ___.

    โ€ข Burglary
    โ€ข Robbery
    โ€ข Panic
    โ€ข Fire
    โ€ข Medical

    During the course of their patrol, officers will respond to various types of alarms. Alarms may include:

    Type and Location

    The ___ and ___ of an alarm will dictate the officer's response and tactics.

    Stealthy Approach

    Lights and siren versus a ___.

    Emergency circumstances

    Officers need to be aware that they cannot force individuals to evacuate, except under ___.

    Wind direction and Topography of areas

    Upon arrival, immediately assess the scene and determine the hazard level. Take into consideration any environmental factors such as ___ and ___.

    Incident Command System

    I.C.S. stands for ___. (Pg. 233)

    Noncustodial transport

    A ___ is when an officer provides transportation to an individual that is not under arrest. This individual has voluntarily accepted or requested transport to a specified location.

    Verify the individual's identity and conduct a pat down for weapons

    Prior to placing a person in the patrol vehicle, you should ___ and ___.

    Domestic animals

    ___ may include livestock as well as family pets such as dogs and cats.


    Common calls involving ___ include alligators, snakes, bears, raccoons, and birds.

    Exotic animals

    ___ are animals that are not native to Florida like pythons, parrots, and monitor lizards.

    When the officer's agency conducts a death investigation, and when requests from other
    jurisdictions are received through teletype.

    There are two common ways officers receive an assignment to make a death notification:


    An ___ is a practical remedy, in the form of a court order, which requires a person to do or refrain from doing specific acts.

    Civil Standbys

    Officers may be called to maintain the peace through officer presence while serving a judicial order or responding to a call for service, referred to as ___.

    Civil Standbys

    ___ may be conducted in situations such as executing a writ of replevin, child custody exchange, or pretrial release order. Typically ___ require no action by the officer; their presence is sufficient to keep the incident from escalating.

    Crisis Intervention Team

    C.I.T. stands for ___.


    ___ is a legal order for an arrest issued by the clerk of courts at the request of the state attorney's office.

    Pick-up Order

    ___ is a court order to take a juvenile into custody.


    Civil processes are typically served by the ___, but can also be served by a city police officer or a private server by authority of the chief judge. The exceptions to this agreement of authority are witness subpoenas and eviction notices.


    While conducting the assignment, adhere to the ___ of the search warrant. If you locate additional evidence or contraband, notify the operation officer in charge immediately.

    Abandoned Vehicle

    An ___ is a vehicle without a known driver or person responsible for the vehicle. These vehicles may be disabled, illegally parked, or a potential crime scene.

    Uniform Traffic Citation (UTC), municipal parking citation, or county parking citation

    An officer may enforce parking laws and ordinances by issuing a ___, ___, or ___.

    Stop or Stopping

    When prohibited, any halting, even momentarily, of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic or to comply with the directions of a law enforcement officer or traffic control sign or signal.

    Stand or Standing

    The halting of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily, for the purpose of, and while actually engaged in, receiving or discharging passengers, as may be permitted under this chapter.

    Park or Parking

    The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than temporarily for the purpose of and while actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers as may be permitted by law under this chapter.


    A vehicle is considered ___ when it is towed at the direction of law enforcement.

    Probable Cause
    Vehicle Inventory

    The authority to search a vehicle is based on ___, ___, or ___.

    Specific Pattern

    Officers should search a vehicle using a ___, which allows an officer to be consistent and thorough.


    An ___ is conducted to protect the agency and officer from false claims of lost, stolen, or damaged property.

    Direct Traffic

    Officers may be called to ___ for many reasons including roadway obstructions,
    traffic crashes, special events, utility repairs, or broken traffic signals.

    Cause and Location

    Officers should immediately survey the scene to determine the ___ and ___ of the traffic flow obstruction.


    When encountering a traffic situation, safely park the patrol vehicle on the ___ or
    another location that does not obstruct traffic.

    Reflective safety vest

    Whether it is day or night, officers should wear a ___ to ensure they are visible to motorists.


    The ___ of an intersection provides the greatest visibility of the officers but is
    the most hazardous.


    ___ is the highest priority for an officer when directing traffic.


    ___ long blast signals motorists to stop.


    ___ short blasts signal motorists to proceed.


    ___ short blasts may be used to gain the attention of drivers not responding to your signals.

    Invisible Deployment

    An inconspicuous arrival, sometimes known as ___, will maximize officer safety.

    Suicide By Cop

    Some individuals may attempt to end their lives by intentionally provoking
    officers to use deadly force. This is commonly referred to as ___.

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