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  1. At the scene of a burglary incident, determine the entry and ____________ points the burglar used and note any disturbed areas and possible evidence for processing.crowd and traffic

          

  2. __________ is a willful, malicious crime where the offender injures or damages property belonging to another.Criminal mischief

          

  3. Any person who willfully and maliciously damages any place of worship or religious article is guilty of a third-degree felony if the damage is over __________.trespassing.

          

  4. Officers should place forged documents in envelopes or clear plastic bags and ________ or photocopy all documents as soon as possible.photograph

          

  5. To establish probable cause for dealing in stolen property, document the suspectwith/with

          

  6. A damaged ignition on a vehicle or steering wheel locking mechanisms that have been bypassed are indications a vehicle may be ____________.stolen

          

  7. Many embezzlers intend only toentering through unlocked doors and windows or using a hidden key, removing hinge pins, breaking glass, or kicking in the door.

          

  8. It is a(n) _________ to walk on an archaeological site and remove an object.misdemeanor

          

  9. Burglary is one of the most frequent crimesentering through unlocked doors and windows or using a hidden key, removing hinge pins, breaking glass, or kicking in the door.

          

  10. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to processing found property.Take all the necessary steps to identify the owner or determine if the items are evidence of a crime.

    Inventory the items, complete a property/receipt form, and give the items to the property clerk for storage or destruction.

    Found property may be stolen, lost, or abandoned property.

    If you can identify the owner and the property is not evidence, attempt to return the property according to agency policy and procedures.

          

  11. __________ involves being somewhere that you do not own and without the permission of the owner, but with the intent to commit another crime.that the intent of being there is different.

          

  12. _____________ theft involves taking possession of or carrying away merchandise, money, or negotiable instruments; or altering or removing a label or price tag; transferring merchandise from one container to another of lower price or removal of a shopping cart with intent to deprive the merchant of possession, use, benefit, or full retail value.Retail

          

  13. To establish probable cause for __________, document the suspect did both or one of the following: a) willfully entered or remained in a structure or conveyance and the structure or conveyance was in the lawful possession of the complainant. The suspect entering or remaining in the structure or conveyance was without authorization, license, or invitation by the complainant or any other person authorized to give that permission; b) had been authorized, licensed, or invited to enter or remain in the structure or conveyance by the owner, lessee, or a person authorized by the owner or lessee of the premises warned the suspect to depart and the suspect refused to depart.burglary

          

  14. Launching a projectile (such as a firearm, bow, or crossbow) across someone else's land with the intent of taking or killing an animal isRecord the serial numbers and owner-applied numbers in your report.

    Conduct an FCIC/NCIC database search, and a local system search that will search local pawnshops for recovered property.

    Lost property may turn into stolen property.

    Get a description of the property and an estimate of the lost value.

    Note the unique distinguishing identifiers such as scratches or unique parts to help identify the property.

    The complainant will receive some type of case number.

          

  15. __________ means the production, preparation, packaging, labeling or relabeling, propagation, compounding, cultivating, growing, conversion or processing of a controlled substance, either directly or indirectly. It can be by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis. It can also be by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis.Manufacture

          

  16. __________ in a dwelling, structure, or conveyance occurs when the suspect, without authorization, willfully enters or remain in any dwelling, structure, or conveyance.Trespassing

          

  17. To establish probable cause for __________, document the suspect injured or damaged real or personal property that belonged to the complainant and the suspect willfully and maliciously caused the injury or damage.Theft

          

  18. __________ is knowingly obtaining, using or endeavoring to obtain or use property of another with intent to deprive, temporarily or permanently, the other person of the use of the property.Theft

          

  19. A forged check is one that is signed by a(n) __________.the offender uses a vehicle as an instrument, other than merely as a getaway vehicle, to assist in committing a burglary, and causes damage to the dwelling, structure, or property.

    the offender enters a dwelling, structure, or conveyance and is armed, or becomes armed in the course of the burglary.


    during the course of a burglary, the offender commits assault or battery.

          

  20. Occasionally, a fire is set as a technique totheft

          

  21. __________ possession means the controlled substance is in a place over which the suspect has control, or in which the suspect has concealed it.Burglary

          

  22. Injury or damage (caused by criminal mischief) can includethe placement of graffiti or the commission of other acts of vandalism.

          

  23. At the scene of a fire, the primary responsibility of an officer after the arrival of fire department personnel is to assist the fire department and the fire marshal in their investigation and to maintain __________ control.$300

          

  24. ___________ burglarize vehicles, homes, businesses, looking for prescription or non-prescription drugs, illegal drugs, and anything of value that can easily sell for drugs.Drug addicts

          

  25. Florida Statutes enhance the penalties for burglary if the offender causes damage to the dwelling or structure, or to the property within the structure in excess of __________.prying or spreading a door or window frame, slipping, pulling, or picking the lock, or using a bump key, garage door opener, or electronic decoder for keyless entries.

          

  26. ____________ is knowingly exhibiting or publishing a document to someone or attempting to cash a check by claiming the check and the endorsement is real.Uttering

          

  27. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to the characteristics of an organized crime operation.The business has profit continuity; it has both criminal and legitimate business.

    The higher echelon presonnel of the organization are relatively immune from liability for their criminal behavior.

    It is monopolistic, or is a provider of a product or service in a particular market.

    Members will attempt to intimidate or coerce witnesses and even people involved in law enforcement and regulatory agencies.

    It has a specific structure, usually hierarchial or paramilitary.

          

  28. Failure to leave or remaining on the premises after receiving a warning from or in the presence of law enforcement is __________.willfully enters or remains on the property.

          

  29. The Florida __________ Drug Abuse Prevention and __________ Act, chapter 893, F.S., places all substances regulated under existing federal law into one of __________ schedules.businesses and individuals

          

  30. __________ theft involves the theft of anything with a value of $300 or more and other items specified by statute regardless of their value.Retail

          

  31. It is __________ to enter or remain in a structure or conveyance of another if, under all the circumstances, a reasonable person would believe that he or she had the permission of the owner or occupant.lawful

          

  32. Uttering a false, forged, or altered record, deed, or other instrument with the intent to injure or defraud someone is a _______________ under Florida law.third-degree felony

          

  33. Sometimes called "__________", vice crime activity includes offenses such as prostitution, gambling, alcohol and tobacco violations, and pornography.victimless crimes

          

  34. Theft of property, funds, or assets may be reclassified to a higher degree if the victim was a person ______ years of age or older.fencing

          

  35. Local gang activity, organized crime, terrorist activity, and hate crimes are often enacted using ___________ to commit crimes.firebombs

          

  36. If a suspect has exclusive possession of a controlled substance, infer or assumethe suspect had knowledge of its presence

          

  37. Some burglars are driven by their interest in __________ and focus on collecting trophies or mementos, such as intimate articles of clothing located in bedrooms or bathrooms, and typically leave body fluids or defecate on the scene.businesses and individuals

          

  38. __________ uses fake websites that mirror legitimate business sites in order to obtain personal and financial information from unwitting victims. Suspects use this information to steal the identities, bank accounts, or credit availability from the victims.Phishing

          

  39. Burglars may use several methods of entry, such asthat an officer will investigate.

          

  40. Schedule __________ is the classification for a substance, compound, or mixture that has a low potential for abuse and has a currently accepted medical use, though abuse may lead to physical or psychological dependence.V

          

  41. When the provisions of theft (theft of services) are followed,that an officer will investigate.

          

  42. __________ means purposely or intentionally suppressing the truth or perpetrating a deception or both.Deliver or delivery

          

  43. To establish probable cause for possession of __________ tools, document the suspect intended to commit a burglary or trespass and had in his or her possession a tool, machine, or implement that he or she intended to use or allowed someone to use in the commission of burglary or trespass. The suspect did some obvious act toward the commission of burglary or trespass.trafficked in or endeavored to traffic in property the suspect knew or should have known was stolen.

          

  44. Fraud is __________ by deceptionthat an officer will investigate.

          

  45. The primary victim and complainant for most bankcard offenses is the _________.neither the operator nor the officer may be held criminally or civilly liable for false arrest, false imprisonment, or unlawful detention.

          

  46. Some burglars will travel across county lines in an attempt to prevent law enforcement fromtracking the items stolen in the burglary.

          

  47. Credit card __________ is the unlawful use of a credit card to obtain property, goods, or services.fraud

          

  48. __________ investigations involve a lot of undercover work and develop information through intelligence, ranging from information gathering, both strategic and tactical, to informants and surveillance.Vice

          

  49. Section 267.13(1)(a)-(c), F.S., addresses the protection of __________ under state law.archaeological sites

          

  50. When establishing probable cause for __________, document that the suspect knowingly and unlawfully obtained or used, or endeavored to obtain or use the property of the victim, doing it intentionally to temporarily or permanently deprive the victim of his or her right to the property or any benefit from it. The suspect takes the property of the victim for his or her own use or the use of any person not entitled to it.criminal mischief

          

  51. Ordering and eating a meal in a restaurant or occupying a room in a public lodging establishment and then refusing to pay, is the crime of _______________ by failure to pay.third-degree felony

          

  52. Vehicles that have broken side and vent windows, a poorly attached license plate, or missing, scratched, or punched door locks are indicators that a vehicle may be ________.stolen

          

  53. Criminal mischief is a __________ if the property damage is less than $200.third-degree felony

          

  54. Upon receiving stolen property, process the property by doing what?conducting an FCIC/NCIC and local database search to verify you have stolen property

    returning the item to the owner if there is no forensic value

    photographing the item

    processing the item for physical evidence to include latent prints and touch DNA

    forwarding any suspect or item identification to the appropriate department in your agency for a follow-up investigation

    attempting to identify the owner and/or the original case report to add a supplemental report

    after verifying you have stolen property, requesting the entering agency to remove the item from the database

    submitting the item as evidence if you cannot locate the owner or if there is forensic value

          

  55. The owner, lessee, or authorized person __________ to provide verbal authority to enter or remain in a structure or conveyance.theft

          

  56. Burglaries are classified according to the type of location entered, such as a dwelling, structure, or __________.conveyance

          

  57. Select ALL of the TRUE statements that apply to lost property reports.prying or spreading a door or window frame, slipping, pulling, or picking the lock, or using a bump key, garage door opener, or electronic decoder for keyless entries.

          

  58. Trespassing on a designated, posted construction site is a(n) __________.felony

          

  59. _____________ burglars target schools, their own family or friends, authority figures, and tend to steal age-appropriate items.Drug addicts

          

  60. Anyone who, without reasonable cause, makes a false alarm of fire is guilty of a misdemeanor for the first conviction and a(n) _________ for any subsequent convictions.felony

          

  61. Any person who does not have legitimate business on a school campus istrespassing.

          

  62. One method law enforcement uses to combat organized crime isinter-agency cooperation.

    asset forfeiture.

    asset forfeiture.

    gathering intelligence information

          

  63. ____________ theft is taking something valued at less than $300 and is a misdemeanor.Petit

          

  64. __________ possession means two or more suspects may jointly possess an article, exercising control over it. In that case, each of those suspects is in possession of the article.Joint

          

  65. __________ theft can involve theft of any commercially farmed animal or fish, 2,000 or more individual pieces of citrus fruit, items taken from a designated construction site identified by the posting of a sign, and anhydrous ammonia, used in methamphetamine production.Vice

          

  66. A third conviction of ______________ theft will be punished as a third-degree felony.misdemeanor

          

  67. According to s. 831.01 and s. 831.02, F.S., there are two aspects of forgery: forgery and __________.uttering a false instrument

          

  68. It is a(n) __________ to dig into an archaeological site to retrieve an object.felony

          

  69. _____________ burglars commit only a few offenses yearly, have sophisticated knowledge of security systems, and target only residences or businesses with significant assets.Professional

          

  70. If you suspect that an incident involves a stolen vehicle, circumstances will dictate if you allow the occupant tostay in the vehicle or you tell them to leave the vehicle for your safety during this process.

          

  71. Organized crime promotes public corruption, street crime, and ___________ and can have a significantly negative impact on the economy.felony

          

  72. Schedule __________ is a substance, compound, or mixture that has a high potential for abuse and has no currently accepted medical use.authorized

          

  73. An officer responding to a call concerning a violation of an archaeological site will need tointer-agency cooperation.

    asset forfeiture.

    asset forfeiture.

    gathering intelligence information

          

  74. If you recover a stolen vehicle, promptly notify dispatch so that dispatch can report the recovery to ______________, as well as to the owner of the vehicle.check the vehicle identification number.

          

  75. At the scene of a burglary incident, provide the victim with acase number, the primary officer's name, explain the follow-up procedures, and possibly give some crime prevention advice.

          

  76. Showing false identification in connection with leasing property or failing to return leased property within __________ hours without a reasonable explanation, may mean the suspect stole the property.is driving a stolen vehicle

          

  77. If the value of property taken during a retail theft is less than __________, the offense is a misdemeanor.$300

          

  78. A person's presence in a room or building where there are drugs or other contrabanddoes not necessarily mean the person has committed a crime.

          

  79. If an officer believes a crime was committed on an archaeological site, he or she shouldsecure and protect the scene, notify a supervisor, and inform local, state, or federal park rangers of the incident and any recovered evidence.

          

  80. __________ is altering, forging, or counterfeiting a public record, certificate, legal document, bill of exchange or promissory note, etc., with intent to injure or defraud someone.Forgery

          

  81. Some techniques burglars may use for entry includetheft

          

  82. __________ means to transfer or deliver something to another person in exchange for money or something of value or a promise of money or something of value.Sell

          

  83. _________ tools may include screwdrivers, pliers and wrenches, pry bars, or spark plugs, but can also be anything used to gain entry during a burglary, such as a rock or concrete block.Criminal mischief

          

  84. The mission of the Drug __________ Administration in the U.S. Department of Justice is to enforce the controlled substances laws and regulations of the United States.Enforcement

          

  85. Penalties are __________ severe for burglary of a dwelling than for a structure or conveyance.third-degree felony

          

  86. One method law enforcement uses to comabt organized crime is prosecution under the Racketeer _______________ and Corrupt Organization (RICO), chapter 895, F.S.inter-agency cooperation.

    asset forfeiture.

    asset forfeiture.

    gathering intelligence information

          

  87. __________ means empowerment, permission, or competence to act.Juvenile

          

  88. Document that the suspect entered a structure or conveyance owned by or in the possession of the complainant to establish probable cause fora burglary.

          

  89. To establish probable cause for the sale, purchase, manufacture, or possession of a controlled substance __________ intent, document the suspect sold, purchased, manufactured, delivered, or possessed the controlled substance __________ intent to sell, purchase, manufacture, or deliver a controlled substance. The substance was a controlled substance, and the suspect had knowledge of the presence of the substance.with/with

          

  90. Upon arrival at the scene of a burglary incident, obtain a general statement from the victim and immediately _________ by conducting a walk-through with the victim.case number, the primary officer's name, explain the follow-up procedures, and possibly give some crime prevention advice.

          

  91. Medicinal value, harmfulness, and the potential for abuse and addiction determines a substance'sschedule.

          

  92. __________ burglars often commit vandalism and may set fires.borrow the money temporarily to help them with a personal cash shortage and plan eventually to return it, while others feel unfairly compensated or mistreated by their employers and use embezzlement as a mean to compensate.

          

  93. Dealing in stolen property, also known as _______________, is a second-degree felony in Florida.petit

          

  94. A person who wrongfully takes money or other property entrusted to him or her for safekeeping and uses it for his or her own personal gain is guilty of ________________, a form of theft.$200

          

  95. If a suspect has one or more prior convictions for criminal mischief, the court will provide punishmentfor a subsequent offense as a felony, regardless of the amount of damage.

          

  96. Interruption or impairment of a business operation or public communication, transportation, water, gas or power supply, or other public service that costs $1,000 or more in labor and supplies to restore, is acase number, the primary officer's name, explain the follow-up procedures, and possibly give some crime prevention advice.

          

  97. A person can be guilty of trespassing on property other than a dwelling, structure, or conveyance if he or shewillfully enters or remains on the property.

          

  98. The most common types of forgery law enforcement officers encounter are forgery of the signature or endorsement on a check, use of a fictitious name, forgery by alteration, and check__________.inter-agency cooperation.

    asset forfeiture.

    asset forfeiture.

    gathering intelligence information

          

  99. Mere proximity to a controlled substance __________ sufficient to establish possession over the substance when it is not in a place over which the suspect has control.theft

          

  100. Person __________ means an owner or lessee, or his or her agent, or any law enforcement officer whose agency has received written authorization from the owner or lessee, or his or her agent, to communicate an order to depart the property in case of a threat to public safety or welfare.Sell

          

  101. There are two types of theft victims: ____________ and __________.unauthorized person

          

  102. If a suspect is warned to depart a dwelling, structure, or conveyance by the owner or lessee of the premises (or by a person authorized by the owner), and refuses to do so, the suspect commits the offense of ____________.lawful

          

  103. Criminal mischief is a __________ if the property damage is greater than $200 but less than $1,000.second-degree misdemeanor

          

  104. The _____________ burglar is opportunistic, capitalizing on easy targets.Juvenile

          

  105. Trespassing involves being somewhere that you do not own and without the permission of the owner; burglary is the same, exceptBurglary

          

  106. At the scene of a burglary incident, be careful not to minimize the impact this crime may have on the victim bycase number, the primary officer's name, explain the follow-up procedures, and possibly give some crime prevention advice.

          

  107. During a traffic stop, if you encounter a driver who acts jumpy or paranoid, it may be because he or she _____________.third-degree felony

          

  108. __________ means the actual, constructive, or attempted transfer from one person to another of a controlled substance, whether or not there is an agency relationship.Trespassing

          

  109. Criminal mischief is a __________ if the value of property damaged totals $1,000 or more.first-degree misdemeanor

          

  110. If a suspect does not have exclusive possession of a controlled substance, you __________ infer and/or assume the suspect had knowledge of its presence.may not

          

  111. If you suspect that an incident involves a stolen vehicle,check the vehicle identification number.

          

  112. Florida Statutes enhance the penalties for burglary ifthe offender uses a vehicle as an instrument, other than merely as a getaway vehicle, to assist in committing a burglary, and causes damage to the dwelling, structure, or property.

    the offender enters a dwelling, structure, or conveyance and is armed, or becomes armed in the course of the burglary.


    during the course of a burglary, the offender commits assault or battery.