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  1. Emergency doctrine
  2. Juvenile sexual offender
  3. Acting within the scope of employment
  4. Communication
  5. Maliciously
  6. Nolo contendere
  7. Slang
  8. Physical or real evidence
  9. Assumption
  10. Ethics
  11. Human trafficking
  12. Warm up
  13. Prospect
  14. Arrest
  15. Custody
  16. Delusion
  17. General intent
  18. Bribery
  19. Members
  20. Conclusion
  21. Sender
  22. Seizure
  23. Forcible felony
  24. Addiction
  25. Hard of hearing
  26. Ethical behavior
  27. Self knowledge
  28. Perception
  29. Omission
  30. Curtilage
  31. Conspiracy
  32. Crime
  33. Criminal liability
  34. Defense of property
  35. Beat in
  36. Direct liability
  37. Noncriminal violation
  38. Writ of replevin
  39. Self help repossession
  40. Partial sight
  41. Plain touch feel doctrine
  42. Civil law
  43. Sign language
  44. Primary stage
  45. Sexual harassment
  46. Intellectual disability
  47. Withdrawal
  48. Marchman Act
  49. Misdemeanor
  50. Corrections
  51. Oath
  52. Felony
  53. Proximate cause
  54. Certified
  55. Transitional gang members
  56. Solicitation
  57. Gratuity
  58. Witness
  59. Major life activities
  60. Perjury
  61. Personal identification information
  62. Jargon
  63. Suspect
  64. Paper terrorism
  65. Traumatic brain injury
  66. Dwelling
  67. Gonnabe
  68. Mental incompetence
  69. Discrimination
  70. Lateral communication
  71. Personal values
  72. Prostitution
  73. Domestic violence
  74. Probable cause
  75. Associates
  76. Consensual encounter
  77. Constitutional law
  78. Qualified immunity
  79. Pretext stop
  80. Criminal negligence
  81. Principal in the first degree
  82. Fruits of a crime
  83. Mirroring
  84. Baker Act
  85. Report
  86. Instrumentalities
  87. Offense
  88. Deafness
  89. Probable cause affidavit
  90. Cognitive interviewing
  91. Bill of Rights
  92. Transferred intent
  93. Impairment
  94. Circumstantial or indirect evidence
  95. Mistake or ignorance of fact
  96. Hybrid gangs
  97. Carroll doctrine
  98. Conflict resolution
  99. Hearing impairment
  100. Statute of limitations
  101. Ex parte order
  102. Child abuse
  103. Excited utterances
  104. Affirmation
  105. Autism spectrum disorder
  106. Civil rights violation
  107. Deadly force
  108. Post traumatic stress disorder
  109. No retreat law
  110. Notice to appear
  111. Physical dependence
  112. Arrest warrant
  113. Speech impairment
  114. Admissibility of evidence
  115. Intent
  116. Family or household member
  117. Due process clause
  118. Elderly person
  119. Professionalism
  120. Psychological dependence
  121. Statutory law
  122. Justifiable use of force
  123. Criminal street gang
  124. BOLO
  125. Sworn statement
  126. Criminal law
  127. Corpus delicti
  128. Self regulating behaviors
  129. Receiver
  130. Blindness
  131. Reasonable suspicion
  132. Narrative
  133. Forfeiture
  134. Victim
  135. Hallucination
  136. Minimal encouragers
  137. Conflict of interest
  138. Personality disorder
  139. Proof beyond a reasonable doubt
  140. Sovereign immunity
  141. Totality of circumstances
  142. Voluntary examination
  143. Community control
  144. Vertical communication
  145. Interview
  146. Alibi
  147. Testimonial evidence
  148. Tort
  149. Substance abuse
  150. Investigative stop
  151. Confidential informant
  152. Hostile work environment
  153. Compensatory damages
  154. Fresh pursuit
  155. Phobias
  156. Search warrant
  157. Structure
  158. Nonverbal communication
  159. Accessory
  160. Ordinance
  161. Sexual battery
  162. Body
  163. Willfully
  164. Duress or coercion
  165. Court system
  166. Negligence
  167. Show up
  168. Exclusionary rule
  169. Traditional gangs
  170. Law enforcement
  171. Closing stage
  172. Substance dependence
  173. Test of heart
  174. Civil liability
  175. Harass
  176. Hearsay
  177. Vicarious liability
  178. Insanity
  179. Prose
  180. Community
  181. Lip reading
  182. Statement
  183. Mental illness
  184. Child, juvenile, youth
  185. Live line up
  186. Exculpatory evidence
  187. Ethical principles
  188. Sign language interpreter
  189. Hypervigilance
  190. Mere suspicion
  191. Detoxification
  192. Unnatural
  193. Criminal street gang member
  194. Delegation of authority
  195. Juvenile
  196. Case law
  197. Conveyance
  198. Courtesy
  199. Values
  200. Jurisdiction
  201. Evidence
  202. Photographic array
  203. Tagging
  204. Bias Prejudice
  205. Accessory after the fact
  206. Entrapment
  207. Direct evidence
  208. Punitive damages
  209. Extremist group
  210. Insubordination
  211. Fellow officer rule
  212. Consent
  213. Americans with Disabilities Act
  214. Quid pro quo
  215. Administrative law
  216. Cyber stalk
  217. Introduction of a report
  218. Parole
  219. Exigent circumstances
  220. Documentary evidence
  221. Self defense
  222. Chain of command
  223. Self talk
  224. Sex in
  225. Substance use
  226. Bless in
  227. Crisis
  228. Lascivious
  229. Criminal justice
  230. Panic disorder
  231. Dementia
  232. Non traditional gangs
  233. Search
  234. Specific intent
  235. Sentence
  236. Breach of duty
  237. Complainant
  238. Contraband
  239. Culpable negligence
  240. Drug tolerance
  241. Attempt
  242. Active listening
  243. Indirect evidence
  244. Sentence fragment
  245. Criminal street gang associate
  246. Obsessive compulsive disorder
  247. Color of law
  248. Homophone
  249. Substantial limitation
  250. Overdose
  251. Probation
  252. Command presence
  253. Physical or mobility impairment
  254. Stereotyping
  1. a The body of law that allows for the creation of public regulatory agencies
  2. b The part of the legal system responsible for the interpretation of laws
  3. c Can be without laws or codes but still have an organizational structure; some examples include Haitian gangs, Jamaican Posse, and Asian Pride
  4. d A court order authorizing law enforcement to take the individual named on the warrant into custody to answer for charges specified in the warrant
  5. e The brief statements made during an interview which indicate that the officer hears what the person is saying and is inclined to hear more
  6. f Written or oral facts that are stated under oath or penalty of perjury
  7. g The physical resistance to effects of a substance that causes a user to need a larger amount of it to experience the desired effect
  8. h Sometimes called "mission" or "work," the test of heart requires a gang prospect to commit a criminal act such as a drive-by shooting, assault or battery, robbery, graffiti, or burglary
  9. i Wrongfully, intentionally, and without legal justification or excuse, and with the knowledge that injury or damage will or may be caused to another person or the property of another person
  10. j When a person or entity is held liable for the negligent actions of another person, even though the first person or entity was not directly responsible for the injury
  11. k When a person purposely does what the law declares to be a crime
  12. l Court awards designed to compensate for the actual property damage, harm, or injury the plaintiff suffers
  13. m A legal concept derived from the common law idea that the king and his agents can do no wrong, which is applied to governmental agencies and their employees to protect them from personal liability and from being named as defendants in a state civil lawsuit; as a law it includes a list of circumstances and requirements that must be met before the agency or employee can be sued in a state tort action
  14. n A strong belief or feeling about a person, group, or subject, whether positive or negative, that is formed without reviewing all available facts or information
  15. o Coping skills which allow an overstimulated individual to calm down and behave appropriately in his or her environment
  16. p Anything presented in a court of law to prove or disprove the existence of a fact
  17. q An offense in which a person commands, encourages, hires, or requests another person to engage in specific conduct which would constitute the commission of an offense or an attempt to commit the offense
  18. r A word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not (there/their/theyâre, dear/deer, advise/advice, accept/except etc.)
  19. s A situation in which the offender agreed, conspired, combined, or confederated with the person(s) alleged to cause a crime to be committed. Section 777.04(3), F.S.
  20. t When a law enforcement officer uses undue persuasion or fraudulent means to induce a person to commit a crime that he or she would not have otherwise committed; can be used as a legal defense
  21. u The part of the criminal justice system responsible for the enforcement of and maintaining civil order
  22. v Individual convictions about what is right and wrong based on religious beliefs, cultural roots, family background, personal experiences, laws, organizational values, professional norms, and political habits
  23. w Is a lifelong condition characterized by slow intellectual developmental
  24. x A law that provides substance abusers access to emergency services and temporary detention for evaluation and treatment either on a voluntarily or involuntarily basis
  25. y Concludes the interview
  26. z The legal, or illegal, therapeutic, or recreational intake of a substance that can lead to substance abuse
  27. aa Any unmarried person under the age of 18 who has not been emancipated by order of the court and who has been found or alleged to be dependent, in need of services, or from a family in need of services; or any married or unmarried person who is charged with a violation of law occurring prior to the time that person reached the age of 18 years. Section 985.03(6), F.S.
  28. ab A work situation in which lewd jokes or offensive habits are acceptable
  29. ac A deeply ingrained, non-psychotic, inflexible pattern of relating, perceiving, and behaving which can cause distress to the people around the individual with a personality disorder
  30. ad To repeat what the individual has heard by restating or paraphrasing the speaker's words
  31. ae A rule that during a valid stop and frisk allows an officer to seize an item he or she readily recognizes as contraband even if it does not feel like a weapon
  32. af Intentionally, knowingly, and purposely
  33. ag The standards of conduct based on moral duties and virtues that are derived from the principles of right and wrong
  34. ah Transporting, soliciting, recruiting, harboring, providing, enticing, maintaining, or obtaining another person for the purpose of exploitation of that person
  35. ai The exchange of messages, verbally and nonverbally, through signals or writing
  36. aj A wicked, lustful, or unchaste, licentious, or sensual intent on the part of the person doing the act and causing offense to one or more persons or substantially intruding upon the rights of others
  37. ak Due to a well-respected or high ranking family member, a prospective member is initiated into a gang
  38. al A written order that may be issued by a law enforcement officer in lieu of a physical arrest requiring a person accused of violating the law to appear in court at a specified date and time. It may only be used under limited circumstances for misdemeanor offenses, municipal or county ordinance violations, and criminal traffic violations.
  39. am A part of the Fourteenth Amendment that expands the restrictions the Bill of Rights places on the federal government to state and local governments and states, "No state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty or property, without due process of law; nor deny any person within its jurisdiction of the equal protection of the laws."
  40. an A Latin term meaning "something for something in return"
  41. ao Gangs with a documented history, a written set of laws or codes that can have an organizational structure; they often have a leadership structure (implicit or explicit), codes of conduct, colors, special dress, signs, and symbols
  42. ap The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution
  43. aq The level of justification needed to support a legal Terry stop or investigative detention where an officer can articulate the facts that support a suspicion of a law violation
  44. ar A solemn and formal declaration or assertion in place of an oath
  45. as A fair probability or reasonable grounds to believe that a crime was committed, based on the totality of circumstances
  46. at The people and locations that make up the neighborhoods, institutions, and businesses in which an officer works
  47. au A prospect (usually female) must have sex with one or more members of the gang to be initiated
  48. av A court order issued and signed by a judge that is initiated by one person in the absence of and without representation or notification of other parties
  49. aw A type of gang initiation where multiple members of the gang batter the prospective member for a predetermined length of time
  50. ax The actions and situations that could conflict with official responsibilities
  51. ay A civil wrong in which the action or inaction of a person or entity violates the rights of another person or entity
  52. az A decision made by an individual to willingly seek a psychiatric evaluation for symptoms that may be due to a mental illness
  53. ba The types of cases in which the court can make decisions
  54. bb A defendant who helped another person or persons commit or attempt to commit a crime and must be treated as if he or she had done all the things the other person or persons did
  55. bc A fixed and unvarying idea or opinion of a person, group, or subject
  56. bd A sworn, written statement by a law enforcement officer establishing certain facts and circumstances to justify an arrest; also called an arrest affidavit
  57. be A person believed to have committed a crime or offense
  58. bf Witness statements presented in court tending to prove or disprove facts about the case
  59. bg Any force that is likely to cause great bodily harm or death under s. 776.06, F.S.
  60. bh An awareness of one's own inner nature, character, abilities, motives and limitations which promotes self-control
  61. bi A defense which protects government officials from liability for civil damages insofar as their conduct does not violate clearly established statutory or constitutional rights of which a reasonable person would have known
  62. bj Explains how the officer resolved the situation or handled the obtained information
  63. bk Evidence which proves a fact without an inference or presumption and which, if true, conclusively establishes that fact
  64. bl Is an enhanced state of awareness or "being on guard" that impedes one's ability to relax and disengage from a stressful situation
  65. bm A rule that involves relying on the collective knowledge of other officers in taking law enforcement action
  66. bn The release of an inmate from a correctional institution prior to the end of the inmates court-imposed sentence
  67. bo Any government intrusion into a place in which a person has a reasonable expectation of privacy
  68. bp An expectation of a particular result, requiring a heightened mental state of intent to commit the act; proof that the suspect intentionally committed the act with a particular purpose or desire in mind
  69. bq To give, offer, or promise a benefit or gift to any public servant in order to influence the performance of any act or omission within the official discretion of that person. Section 838.015, F.S.
  70. br A defense against liability that allows an officer to react instinctively to sudden peril without being held to the same legal standard of care as he or she would have been had there been time to reflect upon the circumstances
  71. bs Certain emergencies, such as evidence destruction, an emergency scene, or fresh pursuit that justify a warrant-less entry
  72. bt A suspect or defendant's claim that he or she was not present when the alleged act was committed
  73. bu Language expressed through tone of voice, facial expressions, gestures, and body language
  74. bv The legal requirements that must be met before a jury is allowed to see or hear evidence
  75. bw Negative behavior toward a person or because of prejudice involving color, race, sex, age, religion, ethnic and national origin, handicap, and/or marital status
  76. bx A false belief that is held in spite of obvious proof or evidence to the contrary
  77. by Informal, nonstandard words often characterized by regional or specific group usage
  78. bz Also known as graffiti; writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surfaces in a public area
  79. ca Include caring for oneself, performing manual tasks, walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, and working
  80. cb A functional limitation that affects one or more of a person's limbs
  81. cc The part of statutory law that defines unacceptable behaviors and government prosecution of those who commit them
  82. cd The items used by the defendant to commit the crime
  83. ce The structures, functions, and decision-making processes of agencies that deal with the management and control of crime and criminal offenders
  84. cf A continual internal monologue that occurs when an individual evaluates events that are occurring
  85. cg A person's Social Security number, official state-issued or United States-issued driver license or identification number, alien registration number, government passport number, employer or taxpayer identification number, Medicare or food assistance account number, bank account number, credit or debit card number, and medical records
  86. ch Not officially gang members but are accepted to some degree. They participate on a limited basis in the gangs social and criminal activities
  87. ci Behavior that involves showing consideration, respect, and cooperation when interacting with others
  88. cj Unplanned, spontaneous statements that occur during or after a shocking event, or having suffered an injury, and may be relied upon for truthfulness
  89. ck A notion, statement, or belief about a person, group, or event that may or may not be factual
  90. cl Any mental disorder so severe that it prevents a person from having legal capacity and excuses that person from criminal or civil responsibility
  91. cm The process where a creditor may take possession of the collateral after default without a court order, if the repossession can be done without breach of the peace
  92. cn A legal plea in which an individual does not accept or deny responsibility for the charges but agrees to accept punishment
  93. co A one-on-one identification of a suspect in the field by a victim or witness orchestrated by a law enforcement officer a short time after the commission of an offense
  94. cp The date of the incident, place of the incident, assignment and arrival time, the officerâs name, the identity of the victim, suspect, or complainant, the officerâs initial actions
  95. cq The person who reports the crime or alleges that a crime has been committed
  96. cr The order of authority within an organization
  97. cs Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature
  98. ct A Latin term meaning the "body of the offense" which describes the principle that the officer must determine whether the elements of a criminal act are present and have probable cause to believe that the person to be charged committed the crime
  99. cu Nuisance property liens, frivolous lawsuits, and false income reports filed by sovereign citizens often to retaliate against government officials
  100. cv The physical and mental symptoms that occur after chronic use of a drug is reduced or stopped
  101. cw A person who provides information in confidence about a crime, either from a sense of civic duty or in the expectation of some personal benefit or advantage, and whose identity is normally not disclosed until required by law
  102. cx A person who has a panic disorder can experience an extreme panic attack with a racing heartbeat, sweating, tension, and a feeling that something terrible is about to happen
  103. cy A restriction of the manner, condition, or duration in which one can perform major life activities compared to non-impaired people
  104. cz When a person with authority grants power to another person
  105. da To engage in conduct directed at a specific person which causes substantial emotional distress to that person and serves no legitimate purpose
  106. db A legal doctrine that permits a law enforcement officer to arrest a fleeing suspect who crosses jurisdictional lines
  107. dc The intent that is present when an intentional act harms an unintended second victim
  108. dd A law that provides persons with mental illness access to emergency services and temporary detention for psychiatric evaluation and voluntary or involuntary short-term community inpatient treatment
  109. de An act that occurs when the government affects a person's right to have or control his or her property, usually by physically taking that property
  110. df A failure to use due or reasonable care in a situation that results in harm to another
  111. dg Any degree of hearing loss
  112. dh Individuals initiated into a gang who usually participate in the gang's social and criminal activities
  113. di A criminal offense committed within a state in which the maximum penalty is death or incarceration in a state correctional facility for more than one year
  114. dj Formed within schools, neighborhoods, or regions, and in youthful offender, juvenile, and adult correctional facilities. Gangs that are composed of members from other gangs uniting to form a group
  115. dk An impression in a persons mind of an individual, people, or events based on experiences, biases, beliefs, assumptions, and observations; the process of organizing and attaching meaning to sensations, so that they can be interpreted
  116. dl A stop made by an officer on the basis of a traffic infraction when there is not enough information for reasonable suspicion to make the stop but for the purpose of investigating other, more serious criminal activity
  117. dm An unmarried person under the age of 18 who has not been emancipated by order of the court and who has been found or alleged to be dependent, in need of services, or from a family in need of services; any married or unmarried person who is charged with a violation of law occurring prior to the time that person reached the age of 18
  118. dn The intentional infliction of physical or mental injury upon a child
  119. do Consciously doing an act that the person knew or should have known was likely to cause death or great bodily injury
  120. dp Occurs when a person is chemically and physically dependent upon the substance to maintain normal functioning, not just of the central nervous systems but of all systems
  121. dq A legal defense which recognizes that a criminal defendant will be judged on his or her present ability to assist counsel by participating in the criminal defense
  122. dr Writing in normal continuous form
  123. ds An acronym that stands for Be On the Look Out. A BOLO is a description of the suspect, the suspect's name, and any additional information that would help apprehend the suspect
  124. dt Not a specific crime but actions that include any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death of one family or household member by another
  125. du To deprive a person of his or her liberty by legal authority
  126. dv A loss of hearing, but not to the extent that an individual must rely primarily on visual communication
  127. dw A person who aids or contributes in committing or concealing a crime
  128. dx A person may legally use force to defend against the use of force by another. Chapter 776, F.S.
  129. dy A common legal term describing a person's authority to take reasonable steps, including the use of force (except deadly force) to the extent that a person reasonably believes that it is necessary to protect his or her possessions from trespass or theft or to terminate these acts
  130. dz "a formal or informal ongoing organization, association, or group that has as one of its primary activities the commission of criminal or delinquent acts, and that consists of three or more persons who have a common name or common identifying signs, colors, or symbols and have two or more members who, individually or collectively, engage in or have engaged in a pattern of criminal street gang activity." Section 874.03, F.S.
  131. ea A physiological condition that causes someone to have difficulty in producing sound or understanding language
  132. eb The giving or receiving of the body for sexual activity for hire
  133. ec A stop that may be made only if an officer has reasonable suspicion that the person stopped was committing, is committing, or is about to commit a law violation; also known as a Terry stop
  134. ed A technique in which the interviewer acts as if he or she looks in a mirror and sees him- or herself as the interviewee
  135. ee Any of the following offenses defined in Florida Statutes 776.08 - treason; murder; manslaughter; sexual battery; carjacking; homeinvasion robbery; robbery; burglary; arson; kidnapping; aggravated assault; aggravated battery; aggravated stalking; aircraft piracy; unlawful throwing, placing, or discharging of a destructive device or bomb; and any other felony which involves the use of threat or physical force or violence against any individual
  136. ef Community supervision in which a person is closely monitored and is more restrictive than probation or parole
  137. eg A person or entity which suffers an injury as a result of a crime
  138. eh The person who transmits a message to a receiver (listener)
  139. ei A situation that is uncertain, difficult, or painful, especially when a person in crisis feels unprepared and pressured to take action or make a decision
  140. ej Individuals or a group of members that come to prison and realign themselves with traditional and non-traditional gangs
  141. ek Structural damage sustained by the brain resulting in temporarily or permanently impaired brain function
  142. el Intelligent, knowing, and voluntary consent that does not induce coerced submission nor failure by the alleged victim to offer physical resistance; a legal defense that claims that the acts in question were committed with the victim's consent and permission
  143. em Anything that is illegal to possess
  144. en A court review of all factors known to the officer at the time of the incident
  145. eo The body of law that is formed by the decisions of the court system
  146. ep Any formal or informal association of individuals acting in concert or independently to advocate violence and/or the illegal disruption of the lawful activities of others; it can be domestic or international
  147. eq The ability to understand what someone is saying by watching the movement of the lips, the facial expressions, and the body language of the other speaker when he or she is talking
  148. er A failure to follow orders from superiors in the chain of command
  149. es Communication which involves the hand and arms signaling, or body movements simultaneously combined with facial expressions in order to express their thoughts
  150. et Occurs when an officer neglects to perform what the law or duty requires
  151. eu An act that that imposes criminal liability and that occurs when a person did not intend for a behavior to cause the resulting harm
  152. ev The principle that an officer may search a vehicle or other mobile conveyance without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe that the vehicle contains contraband or evidence of criminal activity
  153. ew The suspect is deprived of freedom in a significant way
  154. ex Principled, value-based decision making practiced daily
  155. ey The federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities and requires public buildings and spaces to have equal opportunity for access
  156. ez A person 60 years of age or older who suffers from the infirmities of aging as manifested by advanced age or organic brain damage, or other physical, mental, or emotional dysfunction, to the extent that the ability of the person to provide adequately for the person's own care or protection is impaired
  157. fa Any criminal offense that is punishable by a term of imprisonment in a county correctional facility not in excess of one year
  158. fb A written document prepared by a law enforcement officer that gives information about an event, situation, or person encountered by the officer
  159. fc A hunch or gut feeling based on law enforcement training and knowledge but is not an acceptable justification for interfering with someone's rights
  160. fd A civil proceeding in which the law enforcement agency asks the court to transfer ownership of property from the defendant to the government
  161. fe When an officer acts or purports to act in the performance of official duties under any law, ordinance, or regulation
  162. ff Any evidence that requires an inference or presumption to establish a fact
  163. fg Evidence that requires an inference or presumption to establish a fact
  164. fh A statute enacted by a municipal (city) or county government and which applies only within the jurisdiction of the governmental entity which created it, may be criminal or civil
  165. fi The communication in an organization that travels across employees on the same level within the chain of command
  166. fj A building or conveyance of any kind, including any attached porch, whether the building or conveyance is temporary or permanent, mobile or immobile, which has a roof over it and is designed to be occupied by people lodging therein at night
  167. fk Damages awarded in addition to actual damages when the defendant acted with recklessness, malice, or deceit
  168. fl Spouses, former spouses, persons related by blood or marriage, persons who are presently residing together as if a family, or who have resided together in the past as if a family, and persons who are parents of a child in common regardless of whether they have been married. With the exception of persons who have a child in common, the family or household members must be currently residing or have in the past resided together in the same single dwelling unit.
  169. fm The compulsive abuse of substances due to an uncontrollable physical or psychological craving for that substance
  170. fn The written laws enacted by Congress, state legislatures, or local governing authorities in response to a perceived need
  171. fo A defense that requires the person committing the act to reasonably believe that the only way to avoid death or great bodily harm to self or a third party is to commit the crime
  172. fp An officer's demeanor and confidence exhibited by personal appearance, erect posture, alertness, and attention to surroundings which is developed through training and self-confidence
  173. fq Intrusive thoughts and impulses resulting in ritualistic behavior, such as an excessive need to count, excessively wash their hands, or an extreme need to avoid dirt
  174. fr A child 12 years of age or younger who is alleged to have committed a violation of sexual battery, prostitution, a lewd and lascivious act, an act of sexual performance by a child, or an act of obscenity, or any violation of law or delinquent act involving juvenile sexual abuse
  175. fs An impairment of the mental or emotional processes that exercises the conscious control of one's actions or the ability to perceive or understand reality
  176. ft The paragraphs in a police report containing specific details and pertinent information about an incident and the elements of the crime
  177. fu When an officer comes into voluntary contact with a citizen under circumstances in which a reasonable person would feel free to disregard the police and go about his or her business
  178. fv A permanent, verbal, or written record of a persons account of an incident or occurrence that may or may not be made under oath
  179. fw Actual objects which may be offered to prove facts about a case in court
  180. fx A group of words that contains a subject and a verb and expresses a complete thought
  181. fy A visual impairment in which, after correction, objects still look dim or out of focus
  182. fz The liability incurred when an officer is found guilty of committing a crime and is sentenced to incarceration or other penalties
  183. ga A person who meets TWO or more of the criteria listed in s. 874.03 (3), F.S.
  184. gb A person who meets ONE of the criteria listed in s. 874.03 (3), F.S.
  185. gc A noncustodial meeting where information is obtained from a person
  186. gd The information that flows down through the supervision level to the lowest levels of the organization
  187. ge Not in accordance with nature or with normal feelings or behavior
  188. gf A severe anxiety disorder that develops after experiencing an extremely terrifying event
  189. gg A court order that entitles the creditor to possess collateral after the borrower defaults
  190. gh Anything of value intended to benefit the giver more than the receiver; something given to a person because of that persons position or authority
  191. gi A person who receives a message from a sender then acknowledges the message and provides feedback
  192. gj An offense, also known as a civil infraction, for which the only penalty may be a fine, forfeiture, or other civil penalty
  193. gk An offender's intention to voluntarily make the bodily movement which becomes the act to commit a criminal offense
  194. gl The initial stage of the interviewing process
  195. gm Any sensory perceptions in which a person can see, hear, smell, taste, or feel something that is not there
  196. gn A criminal or noncriminal act punishable by law
  197. go A common legal term that describes the justifiable use of force that is necessary to protect oneself or the defense of others
  198. gp An individual who aspires to become a gang member, but has not proven him- or herself and therefore not yet accepted into the gang
  199. gq Rules of conduct derived from ethical values
  200. gr A person who can both receive and express information and interpret it effectively, accurately, and impartially
  201. gs A person who has information about some element of the crime or about evidence or documents related to the crime and who may have heard statements or observed events before, during, or after the crime; a person who sees, knows, or vouches for something and makes a sworn statement about that information
  202. gt The process of managing and resolving a dispute rationally and effectively by increased awareness and understanding of each party's concerns and how they can each reach an understanding
  203. gu An act that the law makes punishable
  204. gv An organic, progressive mental disorder characterized by a loss of memory, an impairment of judgment and abstract thinking, and changes in personality
  205. gw A motor vehicle, vessel, ship, aircraft, railroad vehicle or car, trailer, aircraft, or sleeping car
  206. gx The oral, anal, or vaginal penetration by, or union with, the sexual organ of another; anal or vaginal penetration of another by any other object
  207. gy A promise to tell the truth regarding an incident or occurrence
  208. gz A false statement made under oath which the person speaking does not believe to be true
  209. ha A court order that authorizes law enforcement to conduct a search and seizure
  210. hb To communicate or cause to be communicated, words, images, or language by or through the use of electronic mail or electronic communication to a specific person, causing substantial emotional distress to that person and serving no legitimate purpose
  211. hc The continued use of a mind or physically altering substance that adversely affects an individual's social or occupational life and psychological or physical health
  212. hd The technical vocabulary of a particular profession that has meaning specific to people who work in that field
  213. he The detailed chronological account of the incident
  214. hf A functional loss of vision
  215. hg A behavior that follows the prescribed Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, which demonstrates good character and is marked by pride in self and career
  216. hh An unlawful interference with the fundamental rights of another person
  217. hi A liability which arises in cases in which the officer committed an intentional or negligent tort in violation of the employing agency's orders or policies
  218. hj A physical and/or psychological dependence on a substance
  219. hk A mental, psychological, or physical disorder that impedes the completion of major life activities using traditional methods
  220. hl Responsibility for a wrongful act or an omission that injures a person or property
  221. hm A link between the breach of duty and the harm caused
  222. hn The officer obtains information about the incident from the interviewee
  223. ho Involves asking questions designed to reveal cognitive memory through the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch
  224. hp The accidental or intentional use of a dangerously large amount of a substance that leads to death
  225. hq The principles, standards, or qualities considered worthwhile or desirable; the core beliefs or desires that guide or motivate attitudes and actions
  226. hr Sworn, as in a certified police officer
  227. hs A presentation of a series of photographs to a victim or witness in a non-suggestive manner for the purpose of identifying a suspect
  228. ht An intense fear of a specific object or situation, such as a fear of heights, spiders, or leaving home
  229. hu An offense in which a person maintains or assists an offender and while giving assistance knows that the offender committed the felony, and assists with the intent of helping the offender avoid or escape detection, arrest, trial, or punishment. Section 777.03, F.S.
  230. hv The area of law that pertains to the legal action that a person takes to resolve a private dispute with another person
  231. hw A section of the Florida Statutes that says an individual has "no duty to retreat when faced with imminent harm," "has the right to stand his or her ground," and may "meet force with force, including deadly force when he reasonably believes it is necessary to do so to prevent death or great bodily harm." Section 776.013, F.S.
  232. hx An individual who is generally accepted by a gang and may participate in gang activities during a probationary period with hopes of becoming a full-fledged member
  233. hy The standard used to determine if a criminal defendant is guilty and which holds that based on the facts of the case, there is no other reasonable explanation than that the defendant committed the crime
  234. hz A building of any kind, either temporary or permanent, which has a roof over it, and the enclosed space of ground and outbuildings immediately surrounding that structure
  235. ia A rule which states that evidence obtained illegally by law enforcement cannot be used as evidence in court
  236. ib An offense when a person did some act toward committing a crime that went beyond thinking or talking about it, or would have committed the crime except that the person failed or that someone or something prevented the person from committing it
  237. ic The part of the legal system responsible for enforcing punishments defined by the court system
  238. id An unreasonable failure of the defendant to act in the duty he or she was obligated to perform
  239. ie Occurs when a person feels that he or she needs drugs to cope with problems, function better in life, or feel happier and can lead to physical addiction
  240. if The standards set forth in the Constitution and court decisions or interpretations of the Constitution handed down by U.S. District and Supreme Courts; identifies the powers and limitations of each branch of the U.S. government
  241. ig Evidence that points to the suspect's or defendant's innocence in a trial
  242. ih A legal defense that is used when the accused does not possess the mental state required to commit a criminal offense because of a reasonably mistaken belief about the facts relating to the circumstances; not to be confused with diminished mental capacity or insanity
  243. ii The enclosed space of ground and the outbuildings immediately surrounding a structure
  244. ij The process of allowing the body to rid itself of a drug while managing the symptoms of withdrawal
  245. ik A group of words that lacks a subject or verb or fails to express a complete thought
  246. il A statement other than one made by the declarant while testifying at the trial or hearing, offered in evidence to prove the truth
  247. im The objects obtained by the defendant as a result of committing a crime
  248. in A sentence placing a person under the supervision of a probation officer for a specified length of time instead of in confinement
  249. io The reasonable and foreseeable activities that an employee does while carrying out the employer's business
  250. ip The presentation of a number of individuals, which may include a known suspect, to a victim or witness in a non-suggestive manner for the purpose of identification
  251. iq The legal principle that bars the state from prosecuting an individual after a certain period of time has elapsed since the criminal act occurred
  252. ir A hearing loss of such severity that the individual must rely primarily on visual tools such as writing, gestures, sign language, and lipreading to communicate
  253. is Anything written or printed which is offered to prove or disprove facts pertaining to a case in court
  254. it A type of pervasive developmental disorder that is diagnosed in early childhood and continues throughout adulthood that is characterized by language and social development delay and selfregulating behaviors