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  1. special events - high concentration of people requiresasses the subject's physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being, and how likely they are to be violent

          

  2. when making contact with the disorderly or irate person,ICS may need to be implemented

          

  3. if the damage is severe enough to pose a danger to vehicle trafficofficers must direct traffic around the damage and request assistance from the appropriate department to respond and provide BARRICADES or ROAD SIGNS

          

  4. while listening to the complainant, gather information about thewho, what, where, when, why, and how in order to determine what course of action to take.

          

  5. fire: if the incident is criminal in naturesecure the scene as appropriate

          

  6. additional issues which must be communicated such as:cause no disturbance and act within the scope of state laws and city or county ordinances.

          

  7. officers should determine the THREAT LEVEL of the crowd, demonstration, or riotby observing the mood, location, direction of travel, and size of the crowd.

          

  8. confirm a civil process bycompleting service, providing a copy to the respondent, and returning documentation to the court through established channels.

          

  9. to communicate with persons who are mentally ill employ the following techniques:relay to dispatch if any vehicles are present and conduct a brief search of the premises for signs of breaking and entering or inactivity.

          

  10. (alarm, suspect present) factors to consider:establishing 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)

          

  11. officers should determine what options are available for re-routing traffic based onmoney courier at the event

          

  12. responding to calls that involve a person with autism will challenge thetraining, instincts, and professional conduct of the officer

          

  13. common calls involving wildlife includealligators, snakes, bears, raccoons, and birds

          

  14. Impoundedmay be placed around the roadway obstruction to increase its visibility

          

  15. wear gloves toprovides 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

          

  16. (security check) walk through the perimeter looking through windowsand ensuring all points of entry are secure with no signs of tampering.

          

  17. if an officer determines he/she will engage the participants of a crowd or demonstrationuse interpersonal skills to express understanding and empathy of the situation and communicate why you cannot resolve the issue.

          

  18. courts have upheld the legality of an inventory when the agency has anrouting away from the area

          

  19. officers may respond to noncriminal or unknown alarms such as:the way he or she responds to criminal calls for service

          

  20. highly flammable or combustible items in the vicinity must beevaluated and moved if practical

          

  21. anyone who parks in a designated handicapped spaceSUBJECT, family or household member, member of the public, or observation by officer

          

  22. crises calls may also be developed out ofdispatched or an officer may observe a crisis situation

          

  23. Officers will respond to various types of alarms: such as-for any person not partially or totally blind otherwise incapacitated to carry a white cane in a raised or extended way

          

  24. The National Suicide Prevention Lifelineis a service available to anyone and may be contacted at any time by calling 1-800-273 TALK (8255)

          

  25. during special events first report to thefor planned events which anticipate a large crowd

          

  26. officers should be aware that the United States Constitution's First Amendment allows people torecipient's name, address, and nature of the civil process

          

  27. damaged guardrails, missing traffic, control devices, potholesstand, as well as the appropriate equipment to ensure high visibility and officer safety

          

  28. calling for assistance and waiting for back up isrunning free, contained, injured, or aggressive

          

  29. establish a perimeter for the building or area based on therouting away from the area

          

  30. (fire) factors to consider when parking are:date and time on all copies of the civil process.

          

  31. be aware of other officers at the event andentrances as well as exits.

          

  32. adjust you resoponse to an alarm call base uponsurvey the scene for victims, hazards and other threats to public safety

          

  33. the type and location of an alarm will dictate the officer'sresponse and tactics

          

  34. the officer must manage all people involved during a crisis situation andstand, as well as the appropriate equipment to ensure high visibility and officer safety

          

  35. whether it is day or nightfor emergency service and temporary detention for evaluation and voluntary or involuntary short-term community inpatient treatment for those experiencing mental health problems.

          

  36. evidence located during an inventory searchcan used to further a criminal investigation

          

  37. stop or stoppingwhen 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

          

  38. different types on intervention1relocating 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

          

  39. park patrol vehiclesat a safe distance based on the circumstances

          

  40. when determining the NATURE of the crisisyou should supervise the actions of the people providing assistance to ensure their
    1 safety
    2 minimize liability
    3 and make sure they operate within the law

          

  41. in a large gathering an officer's DUTY is todanger and must be approached cautiously

          

  42. roadway obstruction or damage such as:traffic crashes, debris, disabled vehicles, downed power lines, and special events

          

  43. officers may also be required to provide security in escorting amoney courier at the event

          

  44. LEO can provide a suicidal person assistance throughintervention or referral

          

  45. (animal) consider additional resources if needed includingis a service available to anyone and may be contacted at any time by calling 1-800-273 TALK (8255)

          

  46. 901.16 F.srequires officers to relay the charges of the arrest warrant.

          

  47. occasions where a well-being check may be required1 newspapers or mail piled on the doorstep
    2 or very high grass or weeds in the yard

          

  48. exotic animalspythons, parrots, and monitor lizards; are animals that are not native to Florida

          

  49. Identify the instigator bydocument the vehicle's overall condition, mileage if available, damage, contents and equipment

          

  50. direct people to specific seats ONLYfollow typical traffic signal patterns which will reduce confusion and expedite traffic flow

          

  51. a person with medical issues may request an officer to routinely conduct a well-being check to theirhome, or dispatch may recieve a request from an individual's neighbor or relative to conduct a well-being check

          

  52. calls for service involving a person in crisis may include:maintaining an awareness of your surroundings

          

  53. when conducting an inventory or a search of a vehicleasses the subject's physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being, and how likely they are to be violent

          

  54. (well being check) if appropriate:to determine the status of the person or indicators of distress

          

  55. There are (Three ways) to identify whether a driver violatessurvey the scene for: victims, hazards and other threats to public safety.

          

  56. fire: you may be asked to provide details of theafter assessing the area for weapons

          

  57. situations where bystanders are needed:nonconfrontatioinal situation

          

  58. the execution of a search warrant can belabor intensive and may require the coordination of multiple officers and agencies or be as simple as obtaining a DNA swab

          

  59. approaching abandoned vehicle the same way you woulda traffic stop

          

  60. safety requirements and concerns for these events are important due to a largean officer may ask bystanders for assistance pushing the vehicle off the road

          

  61. once you have determined the disturbance is civil in natureprovide the parties with information and resources to aid in conflict resolution. landlord-tenant dispute: provide information and refer them to civil court or mediation

          

  62. (security check) while patrolling an assigned area, officers conduct security checks ofdwellings, buildings, or grounds

          

  63. do not allow evacuated occupants to re-enter untilthe situation has returned back to normal

          

  64. officers must include a signature,date, and time on all copies of the court orders

          

  65. a person with suicidal intentions maytalk about committing suicide, attempt intentional self injury, write suicide notes, or sketch death related drawings

          

  66. when directing traffic, determine the best location tostand, as well as the appropriate equipment to ensure high visibility and officer safety

          

  67. an officer may use criminal justice databases and other law enforcement intelligence resources toconfirm the subject's identity and possible location

          

  68. extracted victimsshould be moved to a safe location and be provided with first aid as needed

          

  69. if a critical emerrgency exist, immediately:refrain from using potential ignition sources such as: road flares or open flames

          

  70. suspicious buttons or switches may indicatelife-threatening situations for all parties involved

          

  71. injunctioncan elevate the tension of the situation and make it difficult to communicate

          

  72. LEO may have to respond to complaints about sudden crowds such as:late night bar closings or crowd leaving a venue

          

  73. other agencies make the second officer available under certain _______ or at the _____ of the initial responding officer.1circumstances
    2 request

          

  74. domestic animalsconfuse drivers and are ineffective

          

  75. some agency policies require at least two officers to respond toalarm calls

          

  76. when using a flashlight direction wand at night or during bad weathermake slower and more exaggerated motions because drivers may have difficulty interpreting short, sharp motions.

          

  77. incidents involving environmental hazards can turn into arescue situation

          

  78. an officer does not need probable cause to inventory a vehicle becausethe purpose of an inventory is to document items in or on a vehicle, not to search for evidence of a crime.

          

  79. signals used to direct vehicle traffic can also be used to directlieu of a lawful search

          

  80. respect the personal space a intellectually disabled or special needs peoples are oftenwarn approaching motorists of the hazard and reroute traffic as necessary.

          

  81. civil standbys may be conducted in situations such as:landlord-tenant dispute, or child custody issue (can become highly volatile)

          

  82. anonymity of a crowd maypublic

          

  83. on scene if you can determine the family's religious prefencefor planned events which anticipate a large crowd

          

  84. crisis situation officers to be aware of potentialverify the individuals identity and conduct a patdown for weapons

          

  85. upon to the arrival at the location of the well-being checkrelay to dispatch if any vehicles are present and conduct a brief search of the premises for signs of breaking and entering or inactivity.

          

  86. request wrecker to transportany 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

          

  87. Before attempting to deliver a death notificationwind direction and speed, traffic conditions, and providing safe access for other responders

          

  88. the baker act providespublic

          

  89. vehicle fire hazards may include:domestic violence, child abuse, disabled adult or elder abuse, and suicide risks all require referral by law

          

  90. door-to-door contact, initiating media alerts, and other public notification system are made tocommunicate specific information regarding the hazard.

          

  91. extracted victims should beunique and may act or react differently

          

  92. identify the person In crisis byobservation and asking questions

          

  93. prior to taking action reponding to a trapped person, consider: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

          

  94. the most common sources of vehicle and owner information are themedical or mental health service provider.

          

  95. Monitor the large crowd from the best VANTAGE POINT for collecting information such as:crowd control, children present, suspects fleeing from the scene, aggressive animals, weapons and booby traps.

          

  96. A permit must display by either aplacard or an issued specialty license plate.

          

  97. (Evacuations) when additonal resources have arrived, relay incident information to include anyhazard level

          

  98. why a group has assembled helps anenforce violation of Florida Statue

          

  99. consider your officers level of experience and training before attempting to capturelicense tag, and the VIN (vehicle identification number)

          

  100. the officer responding to the vehicle fire shouldsurvey the scene for: victims, hazards and other threats to public safety.

          

  101. (security check) upon arrival officers should notify dispatchand park their vehicle in a tactically sound location while observing the area

          

  102. (well being check) if the officer initiated the checkinterview the subject to determine who to contact for follow-up

          

  103. baker acting someone, you must deliver the subject to the nearestreceiving or mental health facility

          

  104. identify and eliminate any stimuli that is aggravating to the person with developmental disabilities or special needs... examples of aggravating stimuli:vehicle in violation

          

  105. Available resources to Suicidal person: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

          

  106. baker act calls initiated byaudible, some may be silent

          

  107. when searching, avoid unnecessary damageto the vehicle

          

  108. information, equipment, and assignmentsyou may attend a debriefing.

          

  109. while noncustodial transports are not always legally required:agencies may conduct them to strenghten community relationships

          

  110. Marchman actmay be placed around the roadway obstruction to increase its visibility

          

  111. when responding to the scene of a disabled vehiclethe initial concern is to identify public safety hazards which may include BOMBS

          

  112. vehicles that are seized because of the Contraband Forfeiture Act will bethoroughly inventoried and taken to a secure location

          

  113. threats to public safety may includereflective vest, flashlights and wands, reflective cones, or flares

          

  114. when officers are unable to provide the expected levels of servicevehicle in violation

          

  115. suicidal threat calls arelife-threatening situations for all parties involved

          

  116. when encountering a traffic situationfind the safest possible location from which to direct traffic

          

  117. noncustodial transports are performed for a variety of reasons such as:underage drinking or illegal narcotics usage.

          

  118. if victims are trapped beyond your rescue abilityobservation and asking questions

          

  119. spoken commandsconfuse drivers and are ineffective

          

  120. to turn traffic flowpoint at the driver being directed to start and make eye contact, rotate your hand up and over your chin, bending at the elbow

          

  121. pick up ordercan elevate the tension of the situation and make it difficult to communicate

          

  122. (well being check) the officer should try to determine if the subject of the check has beenthe individual is home

          

  123. officers may be called to maintain the PEACE through officer presence while serving a judicial order or responding to a call for servicecivil standby

          

  124. (well being check) you may consider lookin for:interview the subject to determine who to contact for follow-up

          

  125. (security check) suspicious indicator examplesvehicle spotlights, flashlights, and their radio to aid in conductug security checks

          

  126. if you are not at an intersectionrefer 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

          

  127. you should locate and notify any property owners or residents within the vicinity of the environmental hazard by makingwarn approaching motorists of the hazard and reroute traffic as necessary.

          

  128. a show of force or presence in numberscan be extremely persuasive in CALMING a crowd down

          

  129. Determine if the large crowd needs specialized assistance such as:landlord-tenant dispute, or child custody issue (can become highly volatile)

          

  130. officers assist thepublic

          

  131. attempting to stop regulating behaviorsthe potential for verbal insults, and physical threats

          

  132. roadway obstruction may includelevel of enforcement, procedures for arrest or ejection, prohibited items, and other areas of concern

          

  133. an elderly neighbor living alone may be a concern to others, a referral to the SENIOR CENTER could provideattempt to establish dialogue, clear the scene of bystanders and any weapons or potential weapons, render first aid and request EMS as necessary

          

  134. proper scene assesmentare typically planned in advanced with established pedestrian pedestrian route

          

  135. a large gathering has potential foran officer may also learn about the person's openness to available resources,

          

  136. a secured storage facilitywill be used to maintain the chain of custody and ensure evidence is free from tampering.

          

  137. marchman act initiated bya family or household member, member of the public, or because of observations made by the officer

          

  138. if the investigation does not permit you to provide answers about the circumstances surrounding the deathkeep driving and stop farther down the street or around the corner.

          

  139. officer and public safety are thehighest priority

          

  140. abandoned vehicleis a vehicle w/o a known driver or person responsible for the vehicle

          

  141. flash flood would require an evacuation of the buildings or areastraffic flow for both vehicles and pedestrians

          

  142. officers may be called to direct PEDESTRIAN traffic for COORDINATED EVENTS or UNPLANNED INCIDENTS such assporting events, festivals, natural disasters, critical incidents, parades, or a disabled traffic signal

          

  143. make eye contact when interviewing a person in crisis whilereduce physical tension and calm the situation

          

  144. (Florida statue-394.459)public

          

  145. crisis situation, do not standare typically planned in advanced with established pedestrian pedestrian route

          

  146. prior to arriving to a suicidal call the officer should: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

          

  147. when searching a vehicle you should ensure allasses the subject's physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being, and how likely they are to be violent

          

  148. any immediate threats should bewill be used to maintain the chain of custody and ensure evidence is free from tampering.

          

  149. officers should be aware that lowering the noise levelthe 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.

          

  150. the perimeter in a environmental hazard may______ or contract as environmental factors change:expand

          

  151. the reasons why officers may be called to direct trafficentrances as well as exits.

          

  152. (security check) maintain situational awareness while looking forsusspicious indicators as you approach the scene

          

  153. situations involving the ______ __ the potential for being unpredictable; therefore, backup is highly recommendedrouting away from the area

          

  154. situations where LEO intervention may not be neededpower outages, parenting assistance, and keys locked in a vehicle.

          

  155. (evacuations) communicate to dispatch any information regarding persons witha vital part of the intervention process

          

  156. to get attention and direct vehicle movementcrime scene until it is processed by the proper personnel

          

  157. when handling traffic flow from more than one directionofficers 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

          

  158. if a vehicle is to be impounded as part of a criminal investigation, traffic crashes, or when a vehicle is disabled, abandoned or unattendedrequires the officer to conduct an INVENTORY SEARCH of the vehicle and document all its content

          

  159. (evacuations) Officers may consider requesting assistance from the:wind directions, speed, traffic conditions, and providing safe access for other responders

          

  160. crisis situations that involvedomestic violence, child abuse, disabled adult or elder abuse, and suicide risks all require referral by law

          

  161. (security check) once contact with the property owner or representative has been establishedinquire 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.

          

  162. when dealing with people in crises you must answer these questions:stand, as well as the appropriate equipment to ensure high visibility and officer safety

          

  163. under no circumstances should an officer instruct the public to assist in a way that1. violates the law
    2. exceeds their knowledge
    3. compromises safety

          

  164. officer should attempt to contactthe 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.

          

  165. to stop trafficthe 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.

          

  166. special circumstances for transportingenforce violation of Florida Statue

          

  167. gathering information about the crisisby interviewing witnesses separately

          

  168. you will use investigative techniques to identify the cause of the alarm, such as:fire department, EMS, hazmat team, city utilities

          

  169. if directing in an intersectionfollow typical traffic signal patterns which will reduce confusion and expedite traffic flow

          

  170. sporting events, concerts, fairs, and political ralliesare some examples of events you may be assigned to cover

          

  171. officers must determine whether traffic can be safely routedto potential victims or other property

          

  172. If victims are present (occupied vehicle)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

          

  173. officer responding to a vehicle fire shouldsurvey the scene for: victims, hazards and other threats to public safety.

          

  174. (environmental hazards) to ensure the safety of life and property,interjects their personal mood, bias, or prejudice

          

  175. if a person is assisting with traffic controlyou should ensure they adhere to the same standards as an officer by providing clear concise directions and remaining highly visible on the roadway.

          

  176. through careful listeningan officer may also learn about the person's openness to available resources,

          

  177. officers must include a signature,date and time on all copies of the civil process.

          

  178. a victim advocate, religious leader, or interpreterif possible and safe to

          

  179. give _____ and _____ instrucions to people who are providing assistance.incident, control traffic, or maintain a perimeter.

          

  180. the statue specifies that an officer must attach a citationentrances as well as exits.

          

  181. kept isolated until a care giver or a responsible person who is familiar with the individual is locatedAutistic person should be

          

  182. persons with autism may becomeAGITATED, maintain a calm presence w/o touching the individual, unless he or she is an immediate danger to self or others.

          

  183. (notifiying next of kin) the officer should obtain the name:address and telephone number of the deceased person's next of kin using the criminal justice database

          

  184. avoid standing between two vehicles on the roadside ordirectly in front of or behind a vehicle

          

  185. (animal complaints) officers may respond to calls involvingEMS, emergency animal clinics, animal control, FWC, wildllife rehabilitators, and nuisance animal trappers.

          

  186. in certain cases of abusethe law mandates the removal of the endangered person and custodial arrest of the abuser

          

  187. If there is no immediate threat to the officer or othersby interviewing witnesses separately

          

  188. consider the PROXIMITY of the vehicle on fireproximity and personal space

          

  189. pedestrian traffic; officers may attend a pre-event briefing to obtain theirtype and scope of the search warrant, suspect information, the location, and safety concerns.

          

  190. if the vehicle is disabled and an owner is PRESENTthey may request that a specific tow company respond. in this case the owner will make arrangements with the company about location and fees

          

  191. (evacuations) request and use resources from other organzations and agencies as needed, such as:utilities, civic volunteer organizations, and police reserve units.

          

  192. establish rapport with the person in crisis bylife-threatening situations, danger to public, or a significant loss of property.

          

  193. capias (arrest warrant)confuse drivers and are ineffective

          

  194. officers should search a vehicle using a specific pattern,after assessing the area for weapons

          

  195. Cones and Flarescan elevate the tension of the situation and make it difficult to communicate

          

  196. use emergency equipment and traffic warning devices towarn approaching motorists of the hazard and reroute traffic as necessary.

          

  197. loud soundscan elevate the tension of the situation and make it difficult to communicate

          

  198. several things may affect the crowd's mood such as:the results of sporting events(win or lose) or controversial court ruling

          

  199. interviewing: follow-up questions will helpAGITATED, maintain a calm presence w/o touching the individual, unless he or she is an immediate danger to self or others.

          

  200. during an unplanned event people may:become emotionally charged or panicked; therefore, officers should use command presence and clear instructions to establish and maintain order

          

  201. officer should try to speak to a suicidal personbehind cover and keep the person talking

          

  202. fire resources should be requested ascome from any direction, so you should always have an EXIT STRATEGY and PREVENT CROWDS from concerning you or limiting your ability to exit a scene.

          

  203. crisis; keep in mind the concepts ofbe 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

          

  204. evaluate the urgency of the need when consideringthe level of assistance needed

          

  205. after the decision is made to impoundremove the vehicle from the scene

          

  206. officers need to understand that they cannot force individuals to evacuateexcept under emergency circumstances

          

  207. (security check) if the property owner or represenative is UNAVAILABLE and there is NO indication of a crime-vehicle spotlights, flashlights, and their radio to aid in conductug security checks

          

  208. you can't help the victim if youturns 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

          

  209. each officer assigned to assist will be given a specific task to complete such as:use interpersonal skills to express understanding and empathy of the situation and communicate why you cannot resolve the issue.

          

  210. vehicle traffic, activate the vehicle's emergency lights to instruct motorist's toslow down

          

  211. people with mental illness have the same rightsas anyone else without a mental illness

          

  212. statues that could aid an officer in a crowd control situation:safely park the patrol vehicle on the SHOULDER or another location that does not obstruct traffic.

          

  213. an officer's response to a noncriminal call for service is similar to:the way he or she responds to criminal calls for service

          

  214. After the event, returnrefrain from using potential ignition sources such as: road flares or open flames

          

  215. an existing suicidal situation may be aggravatedspecific radio channel

          

  216. the leader's willingness to communicate is a MAJOR FACTOR:in SUBDUNIG a threatening situation

          

  217. depending on the volume of traffic and traffic patternsyou may need to request additional help

          

  218. Isolationwhen 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

          

  219. officers should be aware that It is unlawfulbehind cover and keep the person talking

          

  220. (well being check) maintain situational awareness and officer safetywhen conducting a forced entry

          

  221. show support, interest, and empathy to a suicidal person byimpact the situation, either helping to defuse or elevate the crisis.

          

  222. many people may be present upon your arrival, butthe person in crisis may not be immediately obvious

          

  223. recommendations when making a death notification:follow typical traffic signal patterns which will reduce confusion and expedite traffic flow

          

  224. if the incident is determined to be criminal in naturesecure the scene as appropriate

          

  225. an officers safety equipment is designedlieu of a lawful search

          

  226. special events may be assigned aspecific radio channel

          

  227. when responding to an abandoned vehicle complaintthe initial concern is to identify public safety hazards which may include BOMBS

          

  228. Effective communication skillstheir mobility and limits their access to weapons, exits, or other people

          

  229. civil process examples:witness subpoena, protective injunctions, or eviction notice

          

  230. when directing pedestrian trafficsafely park the patrol vehicle on the SHOULDER or another location that does not obstruct traffic.

          

  231. when you are required to assist with the execution of a search warrant,you should respond to the designated briefing location and make contact with the operation officer in charge.

          

  232. an officers demeanor canimpact the situation, either helping to defuse or elevate the crisis.

          

  233. (well being check) if unable to make contact with the subject and there are no immediate signs of distressvehicle in violation

          

  234. normal traffic patterns may RESUME once anthe potential for verbal insults, and physical threats

          

  235. examples of safety equipmentreflective vest, flashlights and wands, reflective cones, or flares

          

  236. identify if a crowd is ORGANIZED and if anyone is leading or agitating the crowd... some crowds may involveinterview the subject to determine who to contact for follow-up

          

  237. if there is a gas leak:document the vehicle's overall condition, mileage if available, damage, contents and equipment

          

  238. civil- use FCIC/NCIC queries to determinepublic

          

  239. flashlight signalscan mirror those hand signals

          

  240. the center of an intersectionbe 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

          

  241. prioritize request for transport based onis 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

          

  242. crises calls may bepublic

          

  243. Immediately remove obstructionfollow typical traffic signal patterns which will reduce confusion and expedite traffic flow

          

  244. (well being check) when appropriate, contact theinterview the subject to determine who to contact for follow-up

          

  245. officers assist the public, but there may be occasions when assistance is needed frombystanders

          

  246. Stand or Standingthe 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.

          

  247. if the next of kin lives in the same local area as the deceased personthe officer should notify them in person

          

  248. (animal) if personal or public safety is threatenedreduce physical tension and calm the situation

          

  249. fire and rescue resources should be requested asnecessary

          

  250. upon arrival the officer shouldreflective safety vest and use high-visibility equipment

          

  251. coordinated eventsare typically planned in advanced with established pedestrian pedestrian route

          

  252. an individual may not be arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for onlyyelling and cursing at officers.

          

  253. (evacuations) upon arrival, immediately asses the scene and determine thehazard level

          

  254. County or municipal citationsis a practical remedy, in the form of a court order, which requires a person to do or refrain from doing specific acts

          

  255. the goal in a crisis situation is touse various techniques to stabilize and maintain control

          

  256. upon arrival of a responding roadway obstructionif possible and safe to

          

  257. if there is a need for serviceat a safe distance based on the circumstances

          

  258. vehicles may also be SIEZED to facilitate forfeiture underthe situation has returned back to normal

          

  259. if victims are trapped beyond your rescue capabilitygive every reasonable effort should be made to immediately extinguish the fire

          

  260. ensure the person's seatbelt is ssecurely fastened, notify dispatch of the person's identitymedical or mental health service provider.

          

  261. (well being check) if you determine that immediate access to the subject is required:you may contact their religious leader to aid in the grieving process.

          

  262. possible environmental hazards can include:may require additional person space

          

  263. (well being check) look into windowscontact the property owner, or management to gain information about the individual and access to the location.

          

  264. prior to placing a person in a patrol vehiclereduce physical tension and calm the situation

          

  265. (alarms) if you arrive on the scene and determine suspects are present,the situation

          

  266. If relatives live out of state or townfind the safest possible location from which to direct traffic

          

  267. if the traffic must be routed away from the obstructionidentify alternate routes such as alleyways, side streets, or parking lots

          

  268. to reduce distractionsturn down noise sources such as: music systems and televisions, and ask bystanders to step away - allows officers and people involved to effectively communicate

          

  269. evacuating residents may have __ or other ______ of value they wish to take with thempets, animals

          

  270. suicidal scene, once on scene you must first determine ifsubject has a WEAPON

          

  271. (evacuations) take into consideration any environmental factors such as:medication, medical aids, or mobility devices

          

  272. immediately identify the safest and most efficient route toreflective vest, flashlights and wands, reflective cones, or flares

          

  273. an inconspicuous arrival willmaximize officer safety

          

  274. if additional emergency vehicles are respondingis a vehicle w/o a known driver or person responsible for the vehicle

          

  275. while nonhostile crowds are more passiveofficers should wear reflective safety vest to ensure they are visible to motorist.

          

  276. the briefing information may includelevel of enforcement, procedures for arrest or ejection, prohibited items, and other areas of concern

          

  277. the officer should stop all lanes of trafficremove and deactivate all traffic warning equipment and signal drivers to continue normal traffic patterns

          

  278. (alarms- noncriminal or unknown)
    officers job in this situation is to
    vehicle spotlights, flashlights, and their radio to aid in conductug security checks

          

  279. an inventory of a vehicle is a recognized exception of thefourth amendment

          

  280. security checks may be initiated bycitizen request, dispatch, or by the officer

          

  281. the authority to search a vehicle's trunk isdetermined by the purpose of the search

          

  282. once the event is concludedthe law mandates the removal of the endangered person and custodial arrest of the abuser

          

  283. critical emergency: "that require immediate action by the officer"handle and sustain the level of traffic flow for the duration of the roadway obstruction

          

  284. when taking immediate action, an officer must balance the:or a parking summons, in a safe, conspicuous place (usually under the windshield wiper)

          

  285. in crises situations it is essential to maintain eye contact with other officers andyou should have a working knowledge of local resources and service providers.

          

  286. an inventory is conductedto protect the agency and the officer from false claims of lost, stolen, or damaged property.

          

  287. Section 843.06 and 901.18 (F.S.)authorizes officers to command assistance from the public during these types of incidents

          

  288. to start and maintain traffic flowpoint at the driver being directed to start and make eye contact, rotate your hand up and over your chin, bending at the elbow

          

  289. clear directions and supervision should be given in order tobegin rescue efforts to extract the victims while evaluating personal officer safety.

          

  290. in large crowds, attacks maythe law mandates the removal of the endangered person and custodial arrest of the abuser

          

  291. person in crisis: determine if the person isdisoriented, incoherent, unfocused, or exhibit abnormal behavior and may not respond to the officer.

          

  292. officer should always review the civil process information for therecipient's name, address, and nature of the civil process

          

  293. in situations where LEO is unable to adequately resolve the issue refer to the complainant to an appropriate reaourceby providing pamphlets, website addresses, or other agency contact information.

          

  294. person in crisis may appeardisoriented, incoherent, unfocused, or exhibit abnormal behavior and may not respond to the officer.

          

  295. if you inadvertently drive past the addresskeep driving and stop farther down the street or around the corner.

          

  296. when choosing an alternate route consider factors such asyou must complete the appropriate form and attach it to the related report

          

  297. whatever the alarm type or purpose,be aware of your surroundings and anticipate unknown risks

          

  298. by evaluating the scene you can determinethe level of assistance needed

          

  299. officer need to be aware of the capabilities and limitations of fire extinguishersreduces tension and relaxes people.

          

  300. request for assistance that are noncriminal in nature do not neccessarily require:lights and sirens

          

  301. an inventory should not be used inlieu of a lawful search

          

  302. False alarms can be caused by:audible, some may be silent

          

  303. a failure to state the facts or to include the signature as required by F.S.invalidates the service

          

  304. some factors to consider when parking arewind directions, speed, traffic conditions, and providing safe access for other responders

          

  305. when using inconspicuous arrival (invisible deployment)ICS may need to be implemented

          

  306. officers may not be legally required to provide noncustodial transports in situations such as:money courier at the event

          

  307. Critical information should be related back to dispatch such as:"I know how you feel" of "God never gives us more than we can handel"

          

  308. treat the evidence vehicle as aany 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

          

  309. suicidal; person might initiate asudden attack on the police or others

          

  310. suicidal person is not to be leftalone

          

  311. A UTC is used toenforce violation of Florida Statue

          

  312. Calmingpythons, parrots, and monitor lizards; are animals that are not native to Florida

          

  313. in order to provide the appropriate noncustodial transport servicesreduces tension and relaxes people.

          

  314. (animal complaints) identify any immediate threat anda family or household member, member of the public, or because of observations made by the officer

          

  315. (evacuate) you should ensure the safety of any bystanders byestimating the perimeter of the scene and restricting bystander access into the area

          

  316. people prone to violence or abusewitness subpoena, protective injunctions, or eviction notice

          

  317. servicing the civil process is accomplished bycommand post for the event and check in for a pre-detail briefing.

          

  318. special events may includespecific radio channel

          

  319. noncriminal incidents can turn criminal at any time therefore,placard or an issued specialty license plate.

          

  320. civil processes are noncriminal in nature andsecure the scene as appropriate

          

  321. Incident CIVIL in NATURE such as:landlord-tenant dispute, or child custody issue (can become highly volatile)

          

  322. abandoned vehicle may beis a vehicle w/o a known driver or person responsible for the vehicle

          

  323. due to the nature of large gatheringsan officer may also learn about the person's openness to available resources,

          

  324. the authority to search a vehicle is based onprobable cause, consent, or vehicle inventory.

          

  325. through active listening you may learnhow serious and immediate the suicide threat is and possibly what method the person plans to use

          

  326. Who may tell dispatch the cause of the alarmpartitions or a doorway

          

  327. Be careful to avoid typical cliches (') such as:attempt to identify the cause of the alarm

          

  328. (alarms) the location you should park/ choose depends ona noncustodial transport

          

  329. (well being check) if necessary, provide first aid to the subjectin the immediater area regarding the criminal activity

          

  330. once you have made the determination that an individual is or may be autistic,asses the subject's physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being, and how likely they are to be violent

          

  331. encouraging a person in crisis to SIT canreduce physical tension and calm the situation

          

  332. (alarms) if a crime has occured with NO SUSPECTS present and a significant amount of time has lapsedlife-threatening situations, danger to public, or a significant loss of property.

          

  333. (alarms) factors to consider: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.

          

  334. depending on the SCOPE of the incident,the level of assistance needed

          

  335. some alarms may beaudible, some may be silent

          

  336. information provided by dispactch during an alarm that will help with the officers investigative techniquessuspect discription, false alarm notification, and "key holder" response.

          

  337. someone with less physical strength may be able to providehandle and sustain the level of traffic flow for the duration of the roadway obstruction

          

  338. Assessing the situationbe 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

          

  339. ( marchman act) MERE REFUSAL to receive such servicesis not evidence of a lack of judgment with regard to the subject's need for such services.

          

  340. once the obstruction has been cleared or damage has been repairedclear all traffic warning devices to return the traffic flow to normal conditions

          

  341. (well being check) Dispatch should be able to determine if the person owns a vehicle which should normally be present if:the individual is home

          

  342. how do you obtain another agency's telephone number?by contacting dispatch

          

  343. situations that involve a trapped person may pose significant hazards such as:empathize, and avoid making light of the situation

          

  344. looking for signs and symbols on clothing or listening to words or phrases yelled or chanted by the crowd will help youfire or medical alarms

          

  345. Drivers who do not have permits and park in handicapped spaces violate 316.1955, f.s. andcan be issued a citation

          

  346. the selected route must also be able tohandle and sustain the level of traffic flow for the duration of the roadway obstruction

          

  347. to direct traffic you may userefer 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

          

  348. Marchman act several options for an officer to take a person into protective custody or deliver them to a treatment facility; such as:there are occasions when the officer is unable to provide the expected levels of service.

          

  349. visibilityis the highest priority for an officer when directing traffic

          

  350. restricting bystanders may require additional emergency responders such as:underage drinking or illegal narcotics usage.

          

  351. upon completion of a security check officers shouldattempt to identify the cause of the alarm

          

  352. if the vehicle is EVIDENCE and needs to be held under the control of the investigating agencya wrecker service would transport the vehicle to a designated secure location

          

  353. an officer may be legally required to conduct noncustodial transport for victims of certain crimes such as:domestic violence, sexual battery, or child abuse.

          

  354. noncustodial transportmay be placed around the roadway obstruction to increase its visibility

          

  355. when you make contact with the next of kin it is your responsibility toyou should respond to the designated briefing location and make contact with the operation officer in charge.

          

  356. an officer may observe, recieve a resident report, or be assigned to an incident that presents anenviromental hazard

          

  357. when recieving assistance from the publicyou should supervise the actions of the people providing assistance to ensure their
    1 safety
    2 minimize liability
    3 and make sure they operate within the law

          

  358. whenever a pedestrian is crossing or attempting to cross, a public street or highway, guided by a service animal or carrying a cane that is white or white with a red tip, all drivers approaching the place where the blind or partially blind pedestrian is attempting to cross must stopsection 316.1301 F.S.

          

  359. the orange flashlight cone should be used tosafely restore or maintain order

          

  360. suicide by copsome individuals may ATTEMPT to end their lives by INTENTIONALLY provoking officers to use deadly force.

          

  361. (NNOK) when responding in personrequest a backup officer

          

  362. upon arriving to a noncriminal response locate thecomplainant and introduce yourself in a professional manner

          

  363. officers should consider a persons____________ to perform the task safelycapability

          

  364. you can separate people by usingwill be used to maintain the chain of custody and ensure evidence is free from tampering.

          

  365. while arriving at a scene involving a trapped person:survey the scene to determine the degree of danger, the number of involved parties, and the need for additional resources.

          

  366. (well being check) dispatch should be able to research and identify if the resident1 a spare key and/or interiew any neighbor to determine the whereabouts of the person or if the neighbor has a key.

          

  367. (security check) how to identify the owner of the dwelling, building, or grounds?you may do so by locating any posted contact information, interviewing witnesses and neighbors, or requesting dispatch to check for a property representative

          

  368. determine if the animal if the animal isrunning free, contained, injured, or aggressive

          

  369. take into account the environment's effect and the current circumstances including:the presence of injuries, or signs of substance abuse

          

  370. documenting crisis report should bedetailed 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

          

  371. In Florida permits may be requiredfor planned events which anticipate a large crowd

          

  372. execution of search warrant briefing includes;type and scope of the search warrant, suspect information, the location, and safety concerns.

          

  373. various parking violationsa legal order for an arrest issued by the clerk of courts at the request of the state attorney's office

          

  374. officers may respond to incidents involving a large gathering of people,resident complaints of a large gathering of people, or assigned to monitor a special event with a large crowd.

          

  375. park or parkingprovides 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

          

  376. the inventory shouldfor emergency service and temporary detention for evaluation and voluntary or involuntary short-term community inpatient treatment for those experiencing mental health problems.

          

  377. crisis must be documented. the required forms may include:-Baker Act form CF-MH 3052a
    -Transportation Form CF-MH 3100
    -Agency specific Marchman Act Form(s)

          

  378. additional contraband or evidence notifythe operation officer in charge immediately (execution of search warrants)

          

  379. baker act: assess the person's mental status by evaluating the following factors:the subject's environment
    behavior of and statements made by the subject
    any self-inflicted injury of the subject
    complainant or witnesses statements

          

  380. people with autism areunique and may act or react differently

          

  381. during the interview of the person in crisis the officer shouldrunning free, contained, injured, or aggressive

          

  382. pedestrian traffic officers should wearreflective safety vest and use high-visibility equipment

          

  383. Notifying the next of kin is anonconfrontatioinal situation

          

  384. (security check) officers can use equipment such as:vehicle spotlights, flashlights, and their radio to aid in conductug security checks

          

  385. (evactuations) individuals should be advised to bring personal items such as:school zones, time of day, local business hours and any community events.

          

  386. disorderly or irate personwitness subpoena, protective injunctions, or eviction notice

          

  387. (notifying next of kin) youo should be aware ofnecessary

          

  388. (alarms) officers should park their patrol vehicle an appropriate distance fromfor any person not partially or totally blind otherwise incapacitated to carry a white cane in a raised or extended way

          

  389. FACILITATING RESOLUTIONS- you have the following response options available when dealing with a person in a mental health crisis:subject's resistance, or assist in apprehending a fleeing suspect.

          

  390. a suicidal person needs evaluation from aenforce violation of Florida Statue

          

  391. inconspicuous arrival is also known asprovoke the violent behavior of aggressive individuals

          

  392. individuals may gather as long as theyrefrain from using potential ignition sources such as: road flares or open flames

          

  393. through or around the immediate area is better thanrouting away from the area

          

  394. communicating with a suicidal person isa vital part of the intervention process

          

  395. when establishing a plan to re-route pedestrians consider the following:traffic 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 route

          

  396. interviewing crisis: ask one question at a timeusing simple vocabulary and sentences structure

          

  397. Identify someone with the physical strength to overcome asubject's resistance, or assist in apprehending a fleeing suspect.

          

  398. typically civil standbys require noturn down noise sources such as: music systems and televisions, and ask bystanders to step away - allows officers and people involved to effectively communicate

          

  399. each individual will have different boundaries regarding personal space and maybecome uncooperative or violent if an officer stands too close

          

  400. Independent criminal violation may occur in a crowd such as:by interviewing witnesses separately

          

  401. Marchman act assess the person's physical condition throughempathize, and avoid making light of the situation

          

  402. keep in mind that the complainant may not understand that the situationdoe not:877.03, Breach of the peace; disorderly conduct
    870.02 unlawful assemblies
    870.01 Affray
    870.03 Riots
    856.011 Disorderly intoxication

          

  403. separating people reducesthe potential for verbal insults, and physical threats

          

  404. people with suicidal intentions have atalk about committing suicide, attempt intentional self injury, write suicide notes, or sketch death related drawings

          

  405. an important part of dispersing crowds and resolving group incidents isdetermining the leader or instigator

          

  406. (security check) if you observe suspicious circumstancescitizen request, dispatch, or by the officer

          

  407. managing the scene in a crisis situation: separating the involved partiesuse various techniques to stabilize and maintain control

          

  408. in managing a crisis situation,use various techniques to stabilize and maintain control

          

  409. UTCuniform traffic citation

          

  410. Despite all the options availble to officers and complainantsICS may need to be implemented

          

  411. audible signalscan elevate the tension of the situation and make it difficult to communicate

          

  412. crises may become more unstable if an officerinterjects their personal mood, bias, or prejudice

          

  413. The officer can complete and attach the summons to thevehicle in violation

          

  414. directing people to sit reducesany 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

          

  415. all pedestrians should be afforded the same rights when crossing a public street or highwayfor any person not partially or totally blind otherwise incapacitated to carry a white cane in a raised or extended way

          

  416. (well being check) in an exigent circumstance when an officer has (reasonable belief) the subject of a well being check is in immediately dangera forced entry and search of the premises may be conducted

          

  417. some autistic individuals are hypersensitive to sensory input such asmay prove very helpful when you must notify family memeber or significant other of the death of a loved one

          

  418. civil processes are SERVED by thewitness subpoena, protective injunctions, or eviction notice

          

  419. two common ways offices recieve an assignment to make a death notification:when the officer's agency conducts a death investigation, and when request from other jurisditions are recieved through teletype

          

  420. if there is a person in need of protective services the officer may need to arrange or provide for special transport to any of the following locations:-mental health facility
    -hospital
    -substance abuse treatment facility
    -jail facility
    -shelter/safe house

          

  421. (security check) check suspicious vehicles and interview peoplebe 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.

          

  422. a criminal investigation will be initiateddirectly in front of the door when making contact

          

  423. ask your agency to contact the media (road obstruction)be 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