423 Multiple choice questions
STANDING of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than
temporarily, for the purpose of, and while actually engaged in loading,
unloading, merchandise or passengers.
- allows you to speak to the leader w/o the influence of the group
- officers MAY use appropriate equipment and force
- a family or household member, member of the public, or because of observations made by the officer
- contact dispatch and notify the chain of command
- which allows an officer to be consistent and thorough
- traffic crashes, debris, disabled vehicles, downed power lines, and special events
- find the safest possible location from which to direct traffic
- talk about committing suicide, attempt intentional self injury, write suicide notes, or sketch death related drawings
- thoroughly inventoried and taken to a secure location
- unique and may act or react differently
- is the highest priority for an officer when directing traffic
- provides the greatest visibility of the officers but is the MOST HAZARDOUS
- entrances as well as exits.
- running free, contained, injured, or aggressive
- critical when engaging a crowd or demonstration
- -mental health facility
-substance abuse treatment facility
- weather conditions, power outages, unitentional activation, open doors, or unknown causes.
- communicate necessary information to dispatch
- daytime activities, companionship, and daily meals
- clear up vagueness or inconsistencies
aware of open or unlocked doors, broken windows, damaged security
equipment, or barking dogs. -damaged vegetation, or items such as
outdoor furniture or planters that have been knocked over or rearranged.
- warn approaching motorists of the hazard and reroute traffic as necessary.
- if possible and safe to
- using simple vocabulary and sentences structure
- develop a tactical plan to apprehend the suspects.
- handle and sustain the level of traffic flow for the duration of the roadway obstruction
- the level of assistance needed
- point at the driver being directed to start and make eye contact, rotate your hand up and over your chin, bending at the elbow
- keep driving and stop farther down the street or around the corner.
- confuse drivers and are ineffective
- wind directions, speed, traffic conditions, and providing safe access for other responders
- citizen request, dispatch, or by the officer
- wind direction and speed, traffic conditions, and providing safe access for other responders
- tires, animals, tree limbs, flooding, and downed power lines
- the subject's environment
behavior of and statements made by the subject
any self-inflicted injury of the subject
complainant or witnesses statements
clearly, use direct phrases, avoid quick movements, and maintain a calm
presence. Be patient, allow extra time for responses, give praise and
encouragement when appropriate, and be alert for possible verbal or
- livestock as well as family pets such as: dogs and cats
about circumstances at the property in relation to the observations you
have made. if there are indications of criminal activity, property
damage, or loss, initiate the appropriate investigative action.
- intervention or referral
- follow typical traffic signal patterns which will reduce confusion and expedite traffic flow
- for planned events which anticipate a large crowd
- known hazards, location and number of victims, injuries to victims, and any action you have taken
- moved to a safe location and be provided with first aid as needed
- through inappropriate handling of a mentally distraught subject
will be directed only when they can be accomplished safely, turns will
be directed by pointing at the driver until eye contact is made, then
pointing in the direction of the turn
- gang members-colors, symbols, weapons
should attempt to give equal time to each direction of traffic
flow....... however HEAVIER LANES of traffic should be allowed to flow
for longer periods of time
- behind cover and keep the person talking
- identify contact information for the owner of the dwelling, building or grounds.
- confirm the subject's identity and possible location
- whistles can be used along with hand signals...
ONE long blast- signal motorist to stop
TWO SHORT blast signal motorist to proceed
MULTIPLE short blast may be used to get the attention of drivers not responding to your signal
as possible and include the victim's and subject's statements, actions,
reactions, physical condition, and appearance. witness statement, known
medication, weapons involved, and the disposition of the incident
should ensure they adhere to the same standards as an officer by
providing clear concise directions and remaining highly visible on the
- vehicle in violation
- dwellings, buildings, or grounds
- contact the local law enforcement agency in that area and reguest that one of their officers make the notification
- providing the recipient with a copy of the civil process
- license tag, and the VIN (vehicle identification number)
- safely restore or maintain order
- officers should wear reflective safety vest to ensure they are visible to motorist.
- a forced entry and search of the premises may be conducted
- vehicle spotlights, flashlights, and their radio to aid in conductug security checks
- hurricane, gas leak, spill on the roadway, waterlift station malfunction, sink hole, flash flood, and fire
- become uncooperative or violent if an officer stands too close
- pets, animals
smell and sounds- turning off lights and sirens may greatly improve
their immediate environment and ultimately their response
- completing service, providing a copy to the respondent, and returning documentation to the court through established channels.
2ASSESSING THE SITUATION
3TAKE INTO ACCOUNT THE ENVIRONMENT'S EFFECT AND THE CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES
- Autistic person should be
- should be moved to a safe location and be provided with first aid as needed
- at a safe distance based on the circumstances
- can elevate the tension of the situation and make it difficult to communicate
- routing away from the area
- talking DIRECTLY to the person w/o being judgmental
should proceed quickly and safely as possible, if emergency equipment
is used (lights and sirens), consider turning them off when nearing the
- to potential victims or other property
- for any person not partially or totally blind otherwise incapacitated to carry a white cane in a raised or extended way
- life-threatening situations for all parties involved
- always maintain a proper mind-set, situational awareness, and officer safety.
- sensitive to physical contact, lights and sound
- landlord-tenant dispute, or child custody issue (can become highly volatile)
- breaks eye contact, refocuses their attention on the officer, and can reduce tension and calm the situation
- observation and asking questions
- crime scene until it is processed by the proper personnel
should ensure all vehicle traffic has stopped prior to allowing the
pedestrian traffic to flow, pedestrian walkways are not blocked, and you
are positioned between pedestrian and vehicles while maintaining
visibility at all times.
- document the vehicle's overall condition, mileage if available, damage, contents and equipment
- interjects their personal mood, bias, or prejudice
- door-to-door contact, or by initiating media alerts and other public notification system
- wild, domestic, and exotic animals
- susspicious indicators as you approach the scene
- a traffic stop
- can mirror those hand signals
- understand the gathering
- reduces tension and relaxes people.
- domestic violence, sexual battery, or child abuse.
- sick, injured, under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or has committed or been the victim of a crime
- utilities, civic volunteer organizations, and police reserve units.
prohibited, any halting, even momentarily, of a vehicle, whether
occupied or not, EXPECT 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
- when it is towed at the direction of law enforcement
- and ensuring all points of entry are secure with no signs of tampering.
- probable cause, consent, or vehicle inventory.
- make eye contact with drivers, use a whistle, and make clear hand movements
- identify the issue and notify the proper agency to resolve the incident. (you should assist the other agencies as needed)
- agencies may conduct them to strenghten community relationships
- fire department, EMS, hazmat team, city utilities
- receiving or mental health facility
- can used to further a criminal investigation
down noise sources such as: music systems and televisions, and ask
bystanders to step away - allows officers and people involved to
- refrain from using potential ignition sources such as: road flares or open flames
- explain this to the family
- lieu of a lawful search
- a ride to the gas station, or to a bus stop
- a noncustodial transport
- power outages, parenting assistance, and keys locked in a vehicle.
- the results of sporting events(win or lose) or controversial court ruling
- incident, control traffic, or maintain a perimeter.
a perimeter, the suspect's knowledge of the police presence, if you
need to conduct a building search, and if you should call for additional
resources. (canine, tactical team)
- 1 transported to a medical facility
2 or has been arrested
- highest priority
- the law mandates the removal of the endangered person and custodial arrest of the abuser
- a court order to take a juvenile into custody.
- helps when selecting the appropriate protective equipment
- training, instincts, and professional conduct of the officer
- officers safety is the first consideration
- life-threatening situations, danger to public, or a significant loss of property.
- established written policy regarding inventories and agency employees follow that policy
- the officer should notify them in person
- are essential in resolving conflicts involving MANY people
- roadway obstruction, knowledge of the area, and environmental factors
- contact dispatch to request additional resources
- in SUBDUNIG a threatening situation
- may be placed around the roadway obstruction to increase its visibility
- wind direction and topography of area
- determining the leader or instigator
- level of enforcement, procedures for arrest or ejection, prohibited items, and other areas of concern
- is a vehicle w/o a known driver or person responsible for the vehicle
- is a service available to anyone and may be contacted at any time by calling 1-800-273 TALK (8255)
- you should supervise the actions of the people providing assistance to ensure their
2 minimize liability
3 and make sure they operate within the law
- remove and deactivate all traffic warning equipment and signal drivers to continue normal traffic patterns
- the way he or she responds to criminal calls for service
- community resources, family, friends, religious leaders.
equipment issued for the event and document any significant incidents,
Discussion may invlove strategies to improve event security for the
safety of officers and the public
- can be issued a citation
- suspect discription, false alarm notification, and "key holder" response.
- labor intensive and may require the coordination of multiple officers and agencies or be as simple as obtaining a DNA swab
- a patrol car, rooftop, or using a video monitor system
- lights and sirens
- cause no disturbance and act within the scope of state laws and city or county ordinances.
- by providing pamphlets, website addresses, or other agency contact information.
- after assessing the area for weapons
- traffic flow for both vehicles and pedestrians
- the subject of the well-being check to determine his or her status by 1 knocking on the door 2 or calling him/her on the phone.
- 1 has a medical alarm service
2 has an emergency contact in DAVID
3 or a call history at the location
- you should respond to the designated briefing location and make contact with the operation officer in charge.
- burglary, robbery, panic, fire, medical
- identify alternate routes such as alleyways, side streets, or parking lots
- circumstances such as legal duty, call volume, availabilty of resources, and agency policies and procedures.
- authorizes officers to command assistance from the public during these types of incidents
- make slower and more exaggerated motions because drivers may have difficulty interpreting short, sharp motions.
- the individual is home
- every reasonable effort should be made to immediately extinguish the fire
- medication, medical aids, or mobility devices
- when conducting a forced entry
- observation and by checking their vital signs.
- civil standby
volume and speed, number of pedestrians present, how long the traffic
congestion may last, whether there are any traffic control devices
available, geographic area, nature of event, most efficient and safest
- subject's resistance, or assist in apprehending a fleeing suspect.
- command post for the event and check in for a pre-detail briefing.
- someone trapped in a house on fire, a vehicle in the water and sinking, or a collapsed building.
- home, or dispatch may recieve a request from an individual's neighbor or relative to conduct a well-being check
- money courier at the event
- separate the individual from any obvious sources of agitation
- agitating caretakers, family members, object, noise, or animals
- in the path of the flood
- will also be provided in the briefing
- release, voluntary examination, involuntary examination under the Baker or Marchman Acts, arrest
- remove the vehicle from the scene
- asses the subject's physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being, and how likely they are to be violent
- emegencies such as: victim rescue, first aid, or overcoming resistance from a suspect
- "I know how you feel" of "God never gives us more than we can handel"
- the potential for verbal insults, and physical threats
- 1 be absolutely certain of the identity of the deceased
2 make a clear statement that the death has occured
3 allow time for venting of feelings
4 obtain medical help if needed
5 assist in notifying significant others
6 make referrals for follow-up support service
7 Describe the procedure for identifying the deceased
- resident complaints of a large gathering of people, or assigned to monitor a special event with a large crowd.
- partitions or a doorway
- the presence of injuries, or signs of substance abuse
- to the vehicle
- compartments are checked
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.
- become a victim
- provoke the violent behavior of aggressive individuals
- underage drinking or illegal narcotics usage.
- dispatched or an officer may observe a crisis situation
- type and scope of the search warrant, suspect information, the location, and safety concerns.
- alligators, snakes, bears, raccoons, and birds
- can the people in crisis care for themselves? are they a threat to themselves or others?
- sheriff, but can also be served by a city police officer or a private server: exception- witness subpoenas, and evictions
- determine a DIALOGUE with the subject
- stop traffic and allow these vehicles access
- may only cause the situation to escalate
- roadway obstruction, traffic crashes, special events, utility repairs, or broken traffic signals
- secure the scene as appropriate
- know the location of each backup officer
- 1 newspapers or mail piled on the doorstep
2 or very high grass or weeds in the yard
emergency service and temporary detention for evaluation and voluntary
or involuntary short-term community inpatient treatment for those
experiencing mental health problems.
- 1 a spare key and/or interiew any neighbor to determine the whereabouts of the person or if the neighbor has a key.
- audible, some may be silent
- the type of alarm (lights and sirens versus a stealthy approach)
- 1relocating the person to a safe environment
2taking the person into custody if he or she has committed a crime
3inintiating an involuntary treatment referral via the Baker or Marchman acts
4making a referral for services
5arranging for or providing transportation as necessary
- Marchman act
- requires officers to relay the charges of the arrest warrant.
- to protect the agency and the officer from false claims of lost, stolen, or damaged property.
- park the vehicle in a location to protect yourself and the public
- cultural and religioius issues involved in handling this delicate situation
the intensity of the situation. treat people with courtesy and speak
politely to create a comfortable atmosphere for conversation. Employ
active listening skills. Beware of your body language to avoid a
threatening and intimidating posture. use a calm, low voice,
intermittent eye contact, and maintain an appropriate reactionary gap
- fourth amendment
- reduce physical tension and calm the situation
- -they could be used to gain access to trapped victims.
- address and telephone number of the deceased person's next of kin using the criminal justice database
- clear all traffic warning devices to return the traffic flow to normal conditions
- request a backup officer
- the officer may need to evacuate residents from the incident area or building quickly and professionally.
- section 316.1301 F.S.
- date, and time on all copies of the court orders
- is not evidence of a lack of judgment with regard to the subject's need for such services.
- observing the location and environment, interviewing people present, and getting information provided throught dispatch
- by interviewing witnesses separately
- protect against discarded needles, weapons, or other hazards which could jeopardize officer safety
- the situation
- number of attendees in a small area
- refer a person with autism to the:
-DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
-THE LOCAL MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY
-THE CENTER FOR AUTISM AND RELATED DISORDERS (CARD)
-THE AUTISM SOCIETY OF FLORIDA
- may prove very helpful when you must notify family memeber or significant other of the death of a loved one
- begin rescue efforts to extract the victims while evaluating personal officer safety.
- security for the event facility, attendees, and employees
- are issued by the court.
- to determine the status of the person or indicators of distress
- fire, smoke inhalation, risk of drowning, falling debris, unstable ground, or electrical wires
- the initial concern is to identify public safety hazards which may include BOMBS
- type of environmental hazard
- alarm company
to establish dialogue, clear the scene of bystanders and any weapons or
potential weapons, render first aid and request EMS as necessary
- except under emergency circumstances
- assisting endangered people, aiding people with disabled vehicles, or investigating a situation
- you may need to request additional help
- hazardous materials, downed power lines, fire intensity, and any other materials that may present an immediate threat
- crowd size/movement, observed weapons (broken bottles) and any property damage.
- empathize, and avoid making light of the situation
- communicate specific information regarding the hazard.
- enhance signals given with a flashlight.
- safely park the patrol vehicle on the SHOULDER or another location that does not obstruct traffic.
- your level of training, experience, available equipment, and physical ability
- is a practical remedy, in the form of a court order, which requires a person to do or refrain from doing specific acts
- remove the individual in crisis from the crowd if necessary
- danger and must be approached cautiously
- pedestrian traffic
- by contacting dispatch
- SUBJECT, family or household member, member of the public, or observation by officer
- a legal order for an arrest issued by the clerk of courts at the request of the state attorney's office
- a vital part of the intervention process
aware of behaviors, statements, and the possible role of medications
(or missed medications) if a person is "hearing voices" you may want to
ask the (WHAT ARE THE VOICES SAYING) rather than what do you hear
how the crowd interacts. whom does it rally behind? who does all the
talking? who seems to stand out most, talking the loudest and prompting
- as the blind or partially blind pedestrian
- yelling and cursing at officers.
- stand, as well as the appropriate equipment to ensure high visibility and officer safety
- response and tactics
- secure the scene as appropriate
- security perimeter, entry, search, crowd control, or transport
- in the immediater area regarding the criminal activity
- school zones, time of day, local business hours and any community events.
- evaluated and moved if practical
- date and time on all copies of the civil process.
- you should have a working knowledge of local resources and service providers.
- survey the scene for victims, hazards and other threats to public safety
- or a parking summons, in a safe, conspicuous place (usually under the windshield wiper)
- you may attend a debriefing.
- to issue a public safety bulletin regarding road closures
- are typically planned in advanced with established pedestrian pedestrian route
- determined by the purpose of the search
- people with mental illness have the right to be treated with DIGNITY
their questions concerning the deceased person's location and the
circumstances surrounding the death (this will assist the family with
- the operation officer in charge immediately (execution of search warrants)
- as anyone else without a mental illness
- the building or residence
- if any injunctions or warrants exist
- crowd control, children present, suspects fleeing from the scene, aggressive animals, weapons and booby traps.
- invalidates the service
- the situation has returned back to normal
- 1. clear 2.specific
- alarm calls
must direct traffic around the damage and request assistance from the
appropriate department to respond and provide BARRICADES or ROAD SIGNS
- may be issued to enforce local ordinances
- any injury to people requiring first aid.
- must have the proper permit
- use interpersonal skills to express understanding and empathy of the situation and communicate why you cannot resolve the issue.
- reflective vest, flashlights and wands, reflective cones, or flares
- survey the scene for: victims, hazards and other threats to public safety.
- juveniles, members of the opposite sex, and victims
- be aware of your surroundings and anticipate unknown risks
- action by officers, their presence is sufficient to keep the incident from escalating.
- some individuals may ATTEMPT to end their lives by INTENTIONALLY provoking officers to use deadly force.
and make direct eye contact with the driver you want to stop, raise one
hand with your palm toward the driver until they stop, you may point
with the other hand to the exact location where the driver is stop. when
stopping vehicles on open high-speed highways, you should face the
traffic to be stopped and extend both hands above your head.
- impact the situation, either helping to defuse or elevate the crisis.
- the purpose of an inventory is to document items in or on a vehicle, not to search for evidence of a crime.
- disabled, illegally parked, or a potential crime scene
- expressing genuine interest and concern
- enforce violation of Florida Statue
- recipient's name, address, and nature of the civil process
- their mobility and limits their access to weapons, exits, or other people
for the involuntary or voluntary assessment and stabilization of a
person allegedly abusing substances such as drugs or alcohol and
provides for treatment of substance abuse
- ambush: approach scene with caution and look for cover and concealment, and survey entrances, exits and surroundings
- contact the property owner, or management to gain information about the individual and access to the location.
- late night bar closings or crowd leaving a venue
- determine if the demonstration or gathering is lawful based on state statue.
- dealt with first.
emotionally charged or panicked; therefore, officers should use command
presence and clear instructions to establish and maintain order
- by observing the mood, location, direction of travel, and size of the crowd.
- domestic violence, child abuse, disabled adult or elder abuse, and suicide risks all require referral by law
- may require additional person space
- duty location, responsibilities, and duration of assignment
- maximize officer safety
- invisible deployment
- or handle any animal
- sudden attack on the police or others
- duty to act with officer safety
- hazardous materials, downed power lines, fire intensity, and any other materials that may present and immediate threat
- type of obstruction or damage
- disoriented, incoherent, unfocused, or exhibit abnormal behavior and may not respond to the officer.
- pythons, parrots, and monitor lizards; are animals that are not native to Florida
- placard or an issued specialty license plate.
- interview the subject to determine who to contact for follow-up
- AGITATED, maintain a calm presence w/o touching the individual, unless he or she is an immediate danger to self or others.
- backup, or additional resources may be necessary to assist with a forced entry
- contact dispatch to relay the status of the individual, and/or request additional emergency resources.
- you may contact their religious leader to aid in the grieving process.
- medical or mental health service provider.
- when the officer's agency conducts a death investigation, and when request from other jurisditions are recieved through teletype
relative, or neighbor who initiated the well being check to update them
on the OUTCOME of the check and make any recommendation for future
- subject has a WEAPON
- will be used to maintain the chain of custody and ensure evidence is free from tampering.
- a wrecker service would transport the vehicle to a designated secure location
- through or around the immediate area.
- use various techniques to stabilize and maintain control
- complainant and introduce yourself in a professional manner
- 877.03, Breach of the peace; disorderly conduct
870.02 unlawful assemblies
856.011 Disorderly intoxication
- stop, stand, park
- fire or medical alarms
- certain enforcement protocol should be followed when making arrest decisions
- are some examples of events you may be assigned to cover
- attempt to identify the cause of the alarm
deployment of the riot squad, swat, k-9, mounted patrol, fire
department, public information office, or contacting the local event
- the vehicle to a secured lot
- enviromental hazard
- secure the scene and begin a investigaton
- nonconfrontatioinal situation
- EMS, emergency animal clinics, animal control, FWC, wildllife rehabilitators, and nuisance animal trappers.
- special needs
- estimating the perimeter of the scene and restricting bystander access into the area
the parties with information and resources to aid in conflict
resolution. landlord-tenant dispute: provide information and refer them
to civil court or mediation
- who, what, where, when, why, and how in order to determine what course of action to take.
- proximity and personal space
- officer confirms the obstruction has been removed and the roadway issue has been resolved.
may do so by locating any posted contact information, interviewing
witnesses and neighbors, or requesting dispatch to check for a property
- hidden compartments
- an officer may also learn about the person's openness to available resources,
- uniform traffic citation
- try to identify any languauge or cultural barriers
- can be extremely persuasive in CALMING a crowd down
- hand signals, whistles, a flashlight direction wands, reflective vests and gloves and a traffic box if necessary.
- you must complete the appropriate form and attach it to the related report
- specific radio channel
when an officer provides transportation to an individual that is not
under arrest (when an individual has voluntarily accepted or requested
transport to a specified location
- for maximum visibility to other s
- -Baker Act form CF-MH 3052a
-Transportation Form CF-MH 3100
-Agency specific Marchman Act Form(s)
and ending vehicle mileage, starting location and the intended
destination. (advise dispatch of any delays or changes during the
- there are occasions when the officer is unable to provide the expected levels of service.
- in situations where the officer has evidence that someone has been abused
may request that a specific tow company respond. in this case the owner
will make arrangements with the company about location and fees
- 1 request assistance such as additional officers, EMS, or CIT
2 coordinate responsibilities and tactics with other responding officers and EMS
3request information from dispatch information about:
-weapons on scene
-subject's intended method of suicide
-location and subject's call history
- ICS may need to be implemented
from any direction, so you should always have an EXIT STRATEGY and
PREVENT CROWDS from concerning you or limiting your ability to exit a
- reflective safety vest and use high-visibility equipment
- another call
- an officer may ask bystanders for assistance pushing the vehicle off the road
- and park their vehicle in a tactically sound location while observing the area
- suicide, person distraught over a divorce, or financial problems
- safely and effectively evacuate residents or animals.
- verify the individuals identity and conduct a patdown for weapons
- requires the officer to conduct an INVENTORY SEARCH of the vehicle and document all its content
- maintaining an awareness of your surroundings
- rescue situation
- give every reasonable effort should be made to immediately extinguish the fire
- executing a writ of replevin, child custody exchange, or pretrial release order.
- secure the premise and leave written notice of LEO action
- diminished value of life and may be more inclined to use deadly force on others
- hazard level
- the person in crisis may not be immediately obvious
- handicapped parking, blocking the fire lane, and blocking a sidewalk.
to dispatch if any vehicles are present and conduct a brief search of
the premises for signs of breaking and entering or inactivity.
- witness subpoena, protective injunctions, or eviction notice
- how serious and immediate the suicide threat is and possibly what method the person plans to use
- peaceably assemble
voluntary submission, petitioning for an ex parte order, or initiating
an involuntary admission for alcohol or substance abuse
- sporting events, festivals, natural disasters, critical incidents, parades, or a disabled traffic signal
- 1. violates the law
2. exceeds their knowledge
3. compromises safety
- chapter 932 contraband forfeiture act
- 1.cervical spine stabilization,
2.assist with CPR,
3. or apply pressure to control bleeding.
- slow down
- survey the scene to determine the degree of danger, the number of involved parties, and the need for additional resources.
- officer better understand group goals and possible solutions for a peaceful dispersal
- you should never become complacent when dealing with large groups as things can quickly change
- directly in front of or behind a vehicle
- require law enforcement intervention
- directly in front of the door when making contact