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  1. An agency can activate an AMBER Alert by calling the FDLE Missing Endangered Persons Information
    Clearinghouse (MEPIC) at
    1-888-FL-MISSING (356-4774).

          

  2. If, after thorough investigation, you develop probable cause that a crime meeting the
    domestic violence criteria occurred and the suspect is present,
    make an arrest.

          

  3. There is nothing in Florida Statutes
    that indicates that law enforcement should not take the same steps to find the missing child if the child is a
    http://bluealert.imarcsgroup.com/.

          

  4. Use the following factors to help identify the primary aggressor and make an arrest:TRUE

          

  5. To establish probable cause for domestic battery by STRANGULATION, document that the suspect:• knowingly and intentionally blocked the normal breathing and circulation of the blood of the victim
    against his or her will by applying pressure on the throat or neck of the victim or by blocking the nose
    or mouth of the victim,
    • created a risk of great bodily harm to the victim, or caused great bodily harm to the victim, and
    • was a family or household member of the victim or in a dating relationship with the victim.

          

  6. Florida's Safe Harbor Act addresses thegrowing number of runaway children who are at risk of sexual exploitation.

          

  7. The Blue Alert Foundation, Inc. developed theBlue Alert system to help provide law
    enforcement with the means to apprehend more quickly violent criminals who kill or
    seriously injure local, state, or federal law enforcement officers

          

  8. highways. To sign up to receive email
    alerts when law enforcement activates a Blue Alert, go to their website at
    http://bluealert.imarcsgroup.com/.

          

  9. Family or household meansspouses, former spouses, people related by blood or
    marriage, people who are presently residing together as a family or have resided together
    in the past as a family, and people who are parents of a child in common, regardless of
    whether they have been married.the family or household members must be currently residing or in the past
    have resided together in the same single dwelling unit.

          

  10. Hairbrushes, drinking glasses, toys, and other items are
    valuable sources of fingerprints
    totality of the circumstances of the incident.

          

  11. Children who __ ____are missing and at considerable risk of falling prey to heinous crimes.FDOT's highway dynamic message signs and other highway advisory
    methods. This alert will enhance and supplement the local agency response by broadcasting vehicle information
    about the missing person to motorists and the public.

          

  12. Gay, bisexual, and transgender children are at even greater risk of becoming involved in-missing child, younger than 18 years old
    -missing adult, younger than 26 years old
    -missing adult, older than 26yrs and believed to be in danger or the victim of criminal activity.
    -missing adult, older than 18 years that meets the criteria for a Silver Alert.

          

  13. The statewide Silver Alertis a plan to aid local law enforcement in the rescue or recovery of a missing adult
    who suffers from irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties.

          

  14. Clearinghouse will contact thebring a toolbox full of assets
    ready to deploy to any location as quickly as possible. CART teams are in operation throughout Florida. With
    a single phone call to any of the FDLE Regional Operation Centers, local law enforcement agencies have
    immediate access to all of the expertise and resources of CART.

          

  15. It is somewhat common to find childrentwo to four
    months of age and rarely after eight months of
    age.

          

  16. Amber Alert purpose is tobring a toolbox full of assets
    ready to deploy to any location as quickly as possible. CART teams are in operation throughout Florida. With
    a single phone call to any of the FDLE Regional Operation Centers, local law enforcement agencies have
    immediate access to all of the expertise and resources of CART.

          

  17. SIDS occurs most commonly in infantstwo to four
    months of age and rarely after eight months of
    age.

          

  18. Criteria for CART activation are abring a toolbox full of assets
    ready to deploy to any location as quickly as possible. CART teams are in operation throughout Florida. With
    a single phone call to any of the FDLE Regional Operation Centers, local law enforcement agencies have
    immediate access to all of the expertise and resources of CART.

          

  19. define domestic violence ascriminal charge.

          

  20. The National Center for Missing and Exploited ChildrenBlue Alert system to help provide law
    enforcement with the means to apprehend more quickly violent criminals who kill or
    seriously injure local, state, or federal law enforcement officers

          

  21. The standardized criteria for initiating the Florida Silver Alert Plan are as follows:(NCMEC) works with law enforcement, families,
    and professionals who serve them on issues related to missing and sexually exploited children.

          

  22. When dispatched to a call regarding a missing person, follow the Missing Endangered
    Persons Information Clearinghouse (MEPIC) guidelines.
    1. Respond promptly to the scene of the report of a missing person.
    2. Consider activating a patrol-vehicle-mounted video camera when approaching
    the scene to record vehicles, people, and anything else of note for later
    investigative review.
    3. Interview the person who made the initial report. Determine if the missing
    person has a history of running away.
    4. Confirm the person is in fact missing by conducting a thorough search of
    the house.
    5. If a child is missing, verify the child's custody status.
    6. Identify the circumstances of the disappearance.
    7. Determine who last saw the missing person, when and where.
    8. Interview the individuals who last had contact with the missing person.
    9. Identify the person's zone of safety for his or her age, developmental, physical,
    and mental state.
    10. Make an initial determination of the type of incident.
    11. Obtain a description of the missing person including photographs
    and videotapes.
    12. If applicable, obtain a description of any suspected abductors and other
    pertinent information.
    13. Evaluate whether the circumstances of the child's disappearance meet AMBER,
    Silver, or Blue Alert criteria and other immediate community notification
    protocol. Discuss plan activation with your supervisor.
    14. Provide continuous, detailed, descriptive information to the communications
    unit for broadcast updates as you obtain new information.
    15. Identify and interview everyone at the scene, neighboring residences, or
    businesses separately.
    16. Continue to tell the communications unit about all appropriate developing
    information for broadcast updates.
    17. Extend the search to surrounding areas including vehicles and other hidden
    places. Determine if surveillance or security cameras in the vicinity may have
    captured information about the disappearance. Use additional resources to
    canvass the surrounding areas.
    18. Secure and safeguard the area as a potential crime scene.
    19. Record if the missing person has access to an online computer, cellular
    telephone, and pager.
    20. Review sex-offender registries to determine if any such individuals live, work,
    or associate within the area of the child's disappearance.
    21. Determine the correct National Crime Information Center (NCIC) Missing
    Person File category and ensure entry within two hours of the report.
    22. Prepare necessary reports and complete appropriate forms.

          

  23. the goal of CART is tobring a toolbox full of assets
    ready to deploy to any location as quickly as possible. CART teams are in operation throughout Florida. With
    a single phone call to any of the FDLE Regional Operation Centers, local law enforcement agencies have
    immediate access to all of the expertise and resources of CART.

          

  24. (domestic violence) Contact the Department of Children and Families if you determine .the home is not safe for the
    children or if you decide to arrest both combatants

          

  25. Except in rare circumstances, arrest only the primary aggressor and not a person who acted reasonably to
    protect or defend him- or herself or another family or household member from domestic violence.
    • Compare physical evidence to statements.
    • Compare injuries to statements.
    • Consider evidence or patterns of assault and coercion; include physical, sexual, and psychological abuse.
    • Compare the victim, witness, and suspect's statements.
    • Assess the verbal and nonverbal communication of involved parties.
    • Consider the emotional state, use of physical stature for intimidation, and fearfulness of involved parties.
    • Consider violent physical acts such as the following:
    Who damaged property?
    Who injured animals?
    Who ripped the phone from the wall?
    Does the injury fit the story of the person who claims self-defense?

          

  26. In Florida, domestic violence is not acriminal charge.

          

  27. SUID and is the most
    common cause of death in infants aged
    one month to one year in the United States.

          

  28. Most teens on the street are at risk to traffickers who lure them into prostitution and sex
    trafficking within
    -missing child, younger than 18 years old
    -missing adult, younger than 26 years old
    -missing adult, older than 26yrs and believed to be in danger or the victim of criminal activity.
    -missing adult, older than 18 years that meets the criteria for a Silver Alert.

          

  29. Determine who the primary aggressor is by
    analyzing the
    primary aggressor; however, not with
    respect to a person who acts in a reasonable manner to protect oneself or other family
    member from violence.

          

  30. Project Lifesaveris a plan that aids the victims and families suffering from Alzheimer's disease and disorders
    such as Down's syndrome and autism.

          

  31. NCMEC is amissing children hotline that serves as the national clearinghouse for information related to these issues, which you can contact at www.MissingKids.com or 1-800-843-5678. NCMEC is a good training resource and
    provides literature related to missing and exploited children.

          

  32. MEPICMedical Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse guidelines

          

  33. missing childMedical Endangered Persons Information Clearinghouse guidelines

          

  34. A large percent of runaway children that remain at large for two or more weeks will become involved inprostitution and child trafficking.

          

  35. Law enforcement may use this option if the missing person's incident does not meet the criteria to issue an AMBER AlertA Child Is Missing, Inc.

          

  36. To activate the Florida AMBER Plan, 5 conditions must exist:1. The child must be less than 18 years of age.
    2. There must be a clear indication of abduction.
    3. The local law enforcement agency of jurisdiction must recommend the activation.
    4. There must be a detailed description of child, abductor, or the vehicle to broadcast to the public (use
    a photo when available).
    5. The law enforcement agency's investigation must conclude the child's life is in danger.

          

  37. missing and endangered person is any one of the following:1-888-875-2246 with the missing person's information.

          

  38. The Child Abduction Response Teambring a toolbox full of assets
    ready to deploy to any location as quickly as possible. CART teams are in operation throughout Florida. With
    a single phone call to any of the FDLE Regional Operation Centers, local law enforcement agencies have
    immediate access to all of the expertise and resources of CART.

          

  39. The relationship between the perpetrator and the victim classifies these charges
    as
    domestic violence

          

  40. Arrest is
    the preferred response only with respect to the
    broadcast critical information about a missing or abducted child, in a timely manner, to the public via radio,
    television, and the internet.

          

  41. A Child Is Missing, Inc. offers free1-888-875-2246 with the missing person's information.

          

  42. In the event the missing adult uses a vehicle during the Silver Alert incident, law enforcement can activate the
    statewide messaging system by using
    FDOT's highway dynamic message signs and other highway advisory
    methods. This alert will enhance and supplement the local agency response by broadcasting vehicle information
    about the missing person to motorists and the public.

          

  43. contact A Child Is Missing, Inc. by callingassistance to law enforcement to aid in the recovery of missing persons
    including children, teens, and the elderly. It provides immediate neighborhood telephone alerts to the
    surrounding community.

          

  44. FDOT/FHP/FDLE dynamic message sign activation: (silver alert)is a plan to aid local law enforcement in the rescue or recovery of a missing adult
    who suffers from irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties.

          

  45. Project Lifesaver usesstate-of-the-art technology, employing wristband transmitters
    to locate wandering and lost adults and children. The website is
    http://www.projectlifesaver.org/.

          

  46. the FDLE, in conjunction with the Department of Community Affairs and
    the Florida Association of Broadcasters, Inc., established the statewide
    Florida AMBER Plan

          

  47. These ___ _____ _______are typically running away from an abusive home situationrun away children

          

  48. Other risks that runaways face areis a plan to aid local law enforcement in the rescue or recovery of a missing adult
    who suffers from irreversible deterioration of intellectual faculties.

          

  49. Be aware that you might assist with furthering the investigation of a missing or
    endangered person by:
    1-888-875-2246 with the missing person's information.

          

  50. (domestic violence) Most employing agencies have _____ policies and procedures that make arrest mandatory if probable cause exists.the home is not safe for the
    children or if you decide to arrest both combatants