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- from theft accusations and maintains the chain of custody for items that are evidence.
officer safety bulletins
stolen and lost vehicle tags
addresses that require or request extra patrol
wanted and missing persons
- the demeanor of the requesting officer
their familiarities with the area
the type of assistance needed
the nature of the call
should continue to monitor communications, so they can determine
whether to elevate or downgrade their response when they receive
- fight or flight
- continue to search and clear the remainder of the building.
- securing a crime scene
any incident where an area's access needs to be restricted
- may cause an officer to become complacent during a potentially life-threatening situation.
- inspect items on your duty belt to ensure all equipment is present and functional
inform law enforcement agencies about pertinent crime-related issues in
the community, while establishing a rapport and understanding with the
public about the agencies' methods to deter crime.
- cutting the pie (edging)
- substances with strong odors, like gasoline or ether
his or her health
odors in an outdoor environment that mask other smells
- officer identification, current location, the reason for the call, and information specific to the situation.
- enter based on how the doors and windows open.
- may involve the coordination of multiple officers and resources.
- Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
- its integrity through constant observation and activities.
be used unless the officer makes a determination that the prisoner
presents a substantial flight risk or some other extraordinary medical
or security circumstance dictates that restraints be used.
- system compliance, criminal investigations, suspected system misuse, public records requests, and administrative purposes.
- threat to officers and the public
location and potential to ambush
seriousness of the offense committed
securing the patrol vehicle
the suspect's familiarity with the area
number of officers vs. number of suspects at the scene
physical limitations and capabilities of officer and suspect
time of day and weather conditions
known suspect/ability to apprehend at a later time
availability of additional resources, such as canine, air support, or SWAT
probability that the suspect is armed
- plan messages before transmitting them on the police radio.
communicate with dispatch throughout your shift.
- Job performance-related
- Be aware of areas that present a higher threat, such as low light or potential hiding areas.
Be aware of the noise you are making; move only as fast as you can to remain safe.
Use available cover and concealment.
Working with a partner is safer than working alone.
Avoid exposing yourself as a target.
Coordinate with other officers to avoid crossfire situations.
- is essential to officer safety.
- on the radio at all times.
- location, direction of travel, and a description of the suspect-and to continuously update this information
- is created when the booking agency submits the fingerprints and arrest information for an arrested person.
- transport prisoners already incarcerated or detained in a correctional institution.
- firearm proficiency
first aid skills
- Social Security number
date of birth
legal identification cards
- Reactive patrol
- description of vehicle
description of involved parties
other assistance needed (backup, ambulance, tow truck, etc.)
type of action (vehicle crash, fire, disturbance, etc.)
officer's identification and location
- is the hub of contact for patrol officers.
- Clarksburg, West Virginia
- when there is an officer or public safety concern.
- hiding suspect
- answering, receiving, transferring, and dispatching functions related to 911 calls.
- community partnerships and problem solving
- his or her physical condition
his or her environmental conditions
his or her sex
his or her maturity
his or her position or location
his or her race
his or her mental condition
his or her bias
his or her education
his or her past experience
- make visual or verbal contact with the primary officer to determine what type of assistance is needed.
be quiet and minimize flashlight use.
- such as prisoner transport, involuntary committals, and juvenile status offenses.
- for longer than 30 days.
- may fluctuate, which can make the radio message difficult to understand.
- continuous cycle that reassesses and solves problems within the community.
- the officer must maintain physical control of the prisoner.
- you can intercept a weapon before the individual uses it.
- is an integral part of patrolling.
- clear speech
- ten or numeric
- establish a plan to search and secure the building.
- "Be On the Look Out".
- they must notify dispatch.
- the need for a perimeter and necessary resources.
- Reactive patrol
- a list of possible matches will be returned.
- Proactive patrol
- Maintain visual contact with the suspect.
Stay alert to potential resistance or threats.
Approach the suspect cautiously.
Ensure that you keep a safe distance between yourself and the suspect.
Observe the suspect's position and body movements for indications of flight or assault.
Continuously scan for weapons.
- do not be distracted by a few elements; observe the entire scene before making a judgment.
- may hinder the investigative process.
a criminal justice database check for outstanding warrants, criminal
history, and any additional information to include in the BOLO.
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- depends on the agency's accuracy when entering the information.
- with minimal resources, usually at least two officers.
- you should respond and confirm that you are en route.
- Any illegally possessed contraband must be seized and marked in the same manner as other evidence.
Perform a custodial search using proper techniques.
Inform suspects that they are under arrest.
Ask suspects if they understand the charges.
If custodial questioning is necessary, you must issue the Miranda warning.
Properly handcuff suspects before searching for weapons or contraband.
Inform suspects of the reason for the arrest.
- by the nature of the incident.
- is correct, from the spelling of suspects' names to the laws they violated.
- is also recorded into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).
- buttonhook (wraparound)
- cause serious injury or death to you or others.
- natural or manmade obstructions.
- make an officer question his or her decisions.
can cloud an officer's judgment
can slow reaction time.
- the ability to observe activity in specific areas
being visible to the public
greater accessibility to the community
the ability to closely investigate community concerns
- until the prisoner is received by facility staff.
from transmitting on the designated channel (unless an emergency
occurs) when an officer is dealing with a high priority case.
officer must provide the original report and supplemental documentation
to the person at the agency responsible for making such data entries.
- to keep officers and the public safe.
- constantly changes.
- a person
- allow law enforcement agencies to develop long-term, proactive programs and strategies to address local problems.
accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of the records entered (into the
FCIC/NCIC systems) and the removal of the information when it is no
- should make an initial determination regarding the type of incident and the need for backup.
- fatal funnels
- Tunnel vision
- may be at higher risk for suicide.
- erratic work habits
excessive alcohol or drug use
sleeping and eating disorders
excessive accidents or injuries
sudden behavioral changes
complaints from peers or citizens
- person or property
- is recorded and subject to review under public records law.
- is negative.
- access information regarding criminal records, information regarding driving history,
submit electronic reports to a supervisor,
allow the officer to view and receive calls for service,
to check in and out of service.
receive dispatch information to minimize radio traffic.
- close the door gently and quietly and be conscious of items on your person that make noise.
another means of communication, which could require switching to
another channel or calling dispatch to report the failure.
- impair your ability to recognize auditory cues that indicate that a crime or incident is in progress.
- law enforcement purposes only.
- person, vehicle, or property description or photograph
location of the incident
the subject's name and identifying information
reason for the BOLO
alleged violation or reason the subject is wanted
last known mode and direction of travel
- officers must continuously travel through the patrol area and speak to people for short periods.
- brick walls
automobile engine blocks
- possible escape routes for the suspect
the presence of other people
the suspect's behavior
the suspect's criminal history
the possible presence of weapons
- immediately identify cover and concealment areas.
- Roll call
- Watch the suspect for unusual actions, especially hand movements.
Maintain cover and wait for assistance of backup officers before approaching the subject.
- an extended vacation
participation in non-law enforcement activities such as community organizations, religion, sports, and hobbies
avoiding excessive amounts of fat, sugar, caffeine, and alcohol
getting seven to nine hours of sleep a night
getting regular physical exercise
- intelligence-led policing
- Department of Corrections
- dimly lit objects
visual defects like nearsightedness and farsightedness
lighting from sources like streetlights or fluorescent lamps
- officers should decide whether to contact the suspect immediately or wait for backup.
- dependent on proper microphone techniques.
- Driver and Vehicle Information Database (DAVID)
- prior to a building search.
- they should destroy it by shredding or burning.
- is any activity that is abnormal for a specific time of day in a particular area.
- but will train their officers to use the language they use.
- How do you perceive the problem?
How do those outside law enforcement perceive the problem?
Have you identified a problem?
Is the problem a law enforcement issue?
How serious is the problem?
- facilitating calls for service
law enforcement-related messages to other agencies within the state or another state
vehicle, boat, and aircraft registration queries
road condition and weather queries
criminal records checks
driver's license status and driver history
hazardous material queries
- anyone from entering or leaving a secured area without being seen
- law enforcement representatives, government representatives, and community representatives.
- transport procedures should be adjusted as needed without compromising officer safety.
- that any call is routine.
- the officers and a canine unit if available.
- National Crime Information Center
- by studying
by mentally rehearsing
by regularly practicing safety procedures
- take immediate action in the event someone attempts to enter or leave the perimeter.
- should only occur if no other options are available.
- a perceived threat
psychological response to a demanding situation or change
physiological response to a demanding situation or change
- can lose its certification as an FCIC terminal site.
- additional manpower, a helicopter, or canines.
- Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS)
- are allowed to make entries into the FCIC/NCIC systems.
- who suffers from medical abnormality, mental illness, or effects of substance abuse.
- National Crime Information Center
- officers may use an earpiece to minimize eavesdropping.
- be directed to a safe location.
- FCIC/NCIC check has been conducted.
- the suicide rate among criminal justice professionals is higher than the amount of officers shot and killed in the line of duty.
- Turn cell phone to silent mode.
Maintain contact with dispatch throughout the incident.
Avoid backlighting/silhouetting other officers.
Scan the environment for potential threats.
Secure the contents of your pockets and equipment on your duty belt.
Use cover and concealment-vehicles, landscape, fencing, or shadows.
- logged and can be electronically retrieved upon request.
- Tallahassee Florida
- to identify items during a search or pat down
to check for heat in tires or engines to determine if a vehicle was recently driven
- approach upon arrival.
developed and advanced the concept of problem-oriented policing (POP)
in 1979, which is now called community-oriented policing (COP).
- of the charges against him or her.
- to stay together and search each room thoroughly before moving to the next.
- dispatch console or base station
- evaluate the legal authority to pursue.
- the tape becomes part of public record under Florida's public records law.
- physical or emotional reaction to an event or situation.
- use a clear, concise tone and an even rate of speech.
- when the subject of the alert is accounted for.
- law enforcement
- in the performance of a patrol officer's duty.
- record the information provided by the dispatcher.
you should respond with your assigned identification.
you should respond with your current location
- call dispatch and provide the current location, destination, and beginning vehicle mileage.
- upon your arrival at the call and request backup or any additional resources that are needed.
- the boundaries of the assigned area.
- tunnel vision
- A combination of vehicle and foot
- as soon as possible
- misuses of criminal justice information.
- contain the suspect(s) or area and keep people from entering into a potentially dangerous area.
- Florida Crime Information Center
- designate a radio channel for emergency traffic only.
- a potential threat until you or another officer determines their status.
- officers must strictly follow agency policies when conducting a records check.
- Cumulative or routine
- do not assume that your partner sees and hears everything you do.
- affect their personal lives and job performance.
- disciplinary action, decertification, or criminal charges.
- Contact and cover
- descriptions of missing or wanted persons
areas needing extra patrol attention
- stolen property and wanted and missing persons.