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  1. ScanningOfficers should look for patterns in crimes, victims, or geographic locations. Scanning takes a broad, intensive view of a particular area or series of events to describe community problems accurately. Often, you can state these descriptions as answers to the following questions:

          

  2. Intelligence led policingILP is the integration of community policing and law enforcement intelligence

          

  3. HypervigilanceAccurately noting what is presented to the five senses by keeping in view, noticing, or giving attention to persons, things, or circumstances

          

  4. ResponseThe physical or emotional reactions to an event or situation

          

  5. Deep cornersCorners that cannot be visually cleared from a doorway; must be checked first upon entry

          

  6. ConcealmentAn object or group of objects that creates a visual barrier between an officer and a threat but may not stop a projectile

          

  7. National Crime Information CenterA national database maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation that contains information from records of stolen, abandoned, and recovered property, wanted and missing person files, and files of people on supervised release, protection orders, foreign fugitives, immigration violators, and known or suspected terrorists or gang members

          

  8. SARAAn acronym for Scanning, Analysis, Response, Assessment; a problem-solving model that provides a tool for officers to find proactive solutions to community issues

          

  9. Ten or numeric codeA system that uses the number "10" to precede other numbers that represent specific activities

          

  10. StressAn acronym for Scanning, Analysis, Response, Assessment; a problem-solving model that provides a tool for officers to find proactive solutions to community issues

          

  11. Cover officerThe backup officer who is strictly responsible for officer safety concerns at a scene

          

  12. Fatal funnelsCorners that cannot be visually cleared from a doorway; must be checked first upon entry

          

  13. HitBe On the Look Out

          

  14. Roll callA system of communication that uses the word "signal" to precede numbers

          

  15. Alphanumeric codeA system that combines letters and numbers that may include officer call signs or auto tags

          

  16. Acute stressA type of stress that is short-lived and severe

          

  17. Chronic stressAny stress that lies buried for a period and then resurfaces

          

  18. AssessmentGenerally, problem solving produces one of five results: the problem is eliminated; the problem is substantially reduced; the harm created by the problem is reduced; a better method of handling the problem is found; or the problem is found to be outside the realm of law enforcement.

          

  19. QueryingOfficers should look for patterns in crimes, victims, or geographic locations. Scanning takes a broad, intensive view of a particular area or series of events to describe community problems accurately. Often, you can state these descriptions as answers to the following questions:

          

  20. Fight or flight responseThe body's preparation to either fight a threat or flee the situation

          

  21. Radio protocolThe customs and regulations for dealing with diplomatic formality, precedence, and etiquette when constructing and transmitting radio messages; it also includes the proper use of appropriate codes and signals

          

  22. SignalsA system of communication that uses the word "signal" to precede numbers

          

  23. CoverAnything that creates a bullet-resistant barrier between an officer and a threat

          

  24. Suspicious activityallows officers the opportunity to respond to the problem by working with people who live and work in the community, businesses, and public agencies.

          

  25. BOLOBe On the Look Out

          

  26. PerimeterThe area surrounding the site of an incident that may be cordoned off to prevent unauthorized personnel from leaving or entering the area

          

  27. ObservationAn impression in a person's 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

          

  28. PerceptionAn impression in a person's 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

          

  29. Delayed stressAny stress that lies buried for a period and then resurfaces

          

  30. DDACTSAn exact match in a database search

          

  31. Florida Crime Information CenterA database housed at the Florida Department of Law Enforcement that provides statewide information on people and property, driver's licenses and registration information, wanted and missing people, stolen guns, vehicles, and other property, and a person's status files and computerized criminal histories

          

  32. Phonetic alpha codeA system that combines letters and numbers that may include officer call signs or auto tags

          

  33. Cumulative stressA type of stress that is short-lived and severe

          

  34. AnalysisA system of communication that uses the word "signal" to precede numbers

          

  35. Contact officerThe backup officer who is strictly responsible for officer safety concerns at a scene