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  1. State the four factors which most likely contribute to unethical behavior.-Anger
    -Lust
    -Greed
    -Peer pressure

          

  2. Identify the two types of responses to a hostage situation-Inmate who is fearful
    -The escaping inmate
    -The "Alpha Male" inmate
    -The mentally unstable inmate

          

  3. Describe the two types of sexual harassment & an example of each.-Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature as a condition of employment.

          

  4. Explain the general parts of a civil lawsuit in a correctional setting-To maintain the order in the facility
    -To prevent contraband from entering the facility
    -To prevent escapes from the facility

          

  5. Identify the two steps in asking questions-think about the meaning
    -reflect back the feeling and meaning

          

  6. Identify the five classes of jails in Ohio.-Looking carefully at behavior, appearance & environment
    -Making inferences
    -Deciding if the situation is normal or abnormal
    -Deciding if a situation indicates a potential for trouble or no trouble

          

  7. Identify the three types of visual clues used during the first part of observing-Volume
    -Emotion
    -Voice pitch

          

  8. Define the term "sexual harassment".-Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature as a condition of employment.

          

  9. Define the term "strip search"A thorough search or "pat down" of a prisoner's clothes and head cavities while the prisoner is still clothed

          

  10. Define the term "administrative segregation".-The act of confining a prisoner to an individual housing cell or designated housing unit, physically separate from the general population for specific reasons, other than as a penalty, thereby prohibiting physical contact between this prisoner & the general population.

          

  11. Identify the four types of hostage takers-Looking carefully at behavior, appearance & environment
    -Making inferences
    -Deciding if the situation is normal or abnormal
    -Deciding if a situation indicates a potential for trouble or no trouble

          

  12. Explain the general parts of a civil lawsuit in a correctional setting.-Plaintiff - party that brings a civil lawsuit
    -Defendant - the person being sued
    -Tort - civil wrong for which a remedy may be attained

          

  13. State the four categories of hazardous materials.-Hazardous materials
    -Hazardous substances
    -Hazardous wastes
    -Extremely hazardous substances

          

  14. Define the term bail.-A guarantee, usually in the form of money, that the accused will appear in court.

          

  15. Identify the six goals of classification-Full service
    -12 Day
    -12 Hour
    -Minimum Security Jail
    -Temporary Holding

          

  16. Define the term "Identifying Feeling"-the ability to capture in words the specific feeling being experienced by the inmate

          

  17. Identify the two steps in identifying feeling-Think about what was seen/heard
    -Reflect back using a responding format

          

  18. Identify the six reasons why a well-written report is important-A well-written report is a permanent record
    -A report reflects on the training & character of the reporter
    -Written reports are subject to review
    -Reports may have a wide circulation
    -Written reports may ultimately have legal implications
    -Written reports provide a means of ensuring that facility policies and procedures are applied consistently & appropriately documented

          

  19. Identify the five reasons for which a prisoner may be placed in administrative segregation-The prisoner presents a chronic inability to adjust in general population
    -The prisoner poses a major threat to himself, others, or the security of the facility
    -The prisoner presents a valid need for protection as determined by the facility administrator
    -The prisoner has a communicable disease
    -The jail administrator has determined that such segregation is necessary & is in the best interest of the prisoner, staff, or facility

          

  20. Identify the two choices a correctional officer has when dealing with minor incidents of misbehavior or minor infractions of the facility rules-Reprimand
    -Suspension of rights or disciplinary isolation up to 120hrs

          

  21. Identify the seven guidelines a corrections officer should follow if taken hostage-Relinquish your position of authority
    -Keep a demeanor of dignity
    -Stay healthy
    -Do not attempt escape
    -Take mental notes
    -Keep in mind that time is on your side
    -Control anxiety during the period of event

          

  22. Identify the three basic components of the IPC Model-use the 5 W's & H method (who, what, when, where, why, how)
    -think about what was said and not said
    -respond to the inmate

          

  23. Identify characteristics of potential sexual assault perpetrators.-Open and close the door while inside
    -Check the lock
    -Check the bars
    -Check the sink
    -Check the pillows
    -Check the mattress
    -Check the bedding

          

  24. Identify steps an officer can take to prevent riots, disorders and escapes-Be thorough and careful
    -Be systematic
    -Take your time and concentrate
    -Be objective

          

  25. Identify the six articles that must be provided to an inmate who is being incarcerated for more than eight hours-Bed
    -Mattress
    -Blanket
    -Linens
    -Towels
    -Personal hygiene items

          

  26. List the basic legal issues that the court will consider when determining whether sexual harassment is present in the workplace.-Volume
    -Emotion
    -Voice pitch

          

  27. Identify the seven steps for a systematic cell search-Inmate who is fearful
    -The escaping inmate
    -The "Alpha Male" inmate
    -The mentally unstable inmate

          

  28. Identify the characteristics of potential sexual assault perpetrators-Violent crime convictions
    -Long sentences
    -Familiar with prison culture
    -Large stature
    -Confidence
    -Gang affiliations
    -Significant social status within the prison

          

  29. Identify the three main objectives of security in a correctional facility-To maintain the order in the facility
    -To prevent contraband from entering the facility
    -To prevent escapes from the facility

          

  30. Describe the four basic rules for making cell and living area searches-Look before you touch
    -Be thorough
    -Be systematic
    -Be curious

          

  31. Define the term "frisk search"A thorough search or "pat down" of a prisoner's clothes and head cavities while the prisoner is still clothed

          

  32. Define the term "emergency"The moral actions, conduct, motives & character of an individual

          

  33. Identify the most important aspect of security in a correctional facility-The corrections officer (you)

          

  34. Identify the purpose of any "Code of Ethics".The moral actions, conduct, motives & character of an individual

          

  35. State the nine ethical responsibilities of Correctional Officers-Natural disasters
    -Man-made disasters
    -Inmate disturbances
    -Terrorist events

          

  36. State the seven safety precautions an officer should observe when handling a hazardous material situation-Approach cautiously from upwind
    -Secure the scene
    -Identify any labels on containers if possible
    -Evaluate all available information
    -Consult emergency response guide book
    -Assess the situation
    -Obtain help from proper authorities

          

  37. Identify the four clues that can be used to identify inferences-Think about the feeling & its intensity
    -Reflect back using a responding format

          

  38. Identify the three major parts of positioning-Putting yourself in the best possible position to see & hear groups & individuals
    -Place yourself far enough to remain safe while still remaining close enough to see & hear what is happening

          

  39. Identify the three components of good posturing-Standing erect
    -Eliminating distractive behaviors
    -Inclining slightly forward

          

  40. Identify the three types of counts which can be taken in a correctional facility-The corrections officer (you)

          

  41. Define the term "preventive patrol"-The officer is visible to the inmates

          

  42. Identify the two security indicators in a detention facility that could indicate the possibility of arson being planned in the facility-Aerosols of any type in housing areas
    -Hoarding of paper products & other combustibles

          

  43. Identify the two steps in identifying content-Think about what was seen/heard
    -Reflect back using a responding format

          

  44. Identify the three applications skills used in managing behavior-Responding to inmates
    -Asking questions

          

  45. Identify the basic rules for conducting body searches-Be thorough and careful
    -Be systematic
    -Take your time and concentrate
    -Be objective

          

  46. Identify the six requirements for classification of inmates-Probable cause for a warrant
    -Conducted under sanitary conditions
    -By a medical professional of the same sex

          

  47. Define the term "Posturing"-Holding your body in such a way that shows strength, confidence, interest & control

          

  48. Identify, sequentially, the 12 basic steps for booking a prisoner into a facility-Admit the escorting officer & the prisoner according to department policy
    -Check physical condition of the prisoner
    -Determine proper authority by which a prisoner is to be held
    -The arresting or committing officer shall be properly identified
    -Every inmate shall be properly identified & searched in order to prevent contraband from coming into the facility
    -Remove & inventory all property taken from the prisoner
    -Receipt all valuables & cash taken from the inmate & properly secure them
    -Fill out the facility booking record completely and properly
    -Add the prisoner into the facility head count
    -Photograph the prisoner according to department procedure
    -Fingerprint the prisoner according to department procedure
    -Allow prisoner to make necessary phone calls

          

  49. Identify the three items that may be used to determine intensity-Volume
    -Emotion
    -Voice pitch

          

  50. Identify the three objectives of fingerprinting-Distancing - should be adequate to allow both safety & and to see & hear things
    -Facing squarely - the most effective line of vision
    -Looking directing - understanding what is happening & to send a positive psychological message

          

  51. Define the term "indictment".-The offering, giving, receiving or soliciting of something of value for the purpose of influencing the action of an official in the discharge of his or her public or legal duties.

          

  52. Identify characteristics of potential male sexual assault victims.-Open and close the door while inside
    -Check the lock
    -Check the bars
    -Check the sink
    -Check the pillows
    -Check the mattress
    -Check the bedding

          

  53. Define the term "ethics".-The offering, giving, receiving or soliciting of something of value for the purpose of influencing the action of an official in the discharge of his or her public or legal duties.

          

  54. Identify the five reasons for photographing inmates when they are booked into a correctional facility-The prisoner presents a chronic inability to adjust in general population
    -The prisoner poses a major threat to himself, others, or the security of the facility
    -The prisoner presents a valid need for protection as determined by the facility administrator
    -The prisoner has a communicable disease
    -The jail administrator has determined that such segregation is necessary & is in the best interest of the prisoner, staff, or facility

          

  55. Identify the five on the job precautionary techniques for arson fires in a jail-Routine inspections of housing areas & support areas
    -Flammable cleaning supplies removed from all housing areas
    -Any food carton or other disposable items used in food servicing should be picked up, not left for prisoners to discard
    -Consistent trash removal from housing areas and entire facility
    -Limit amount of combustibles in housing areas

          

  56. Identify the two add-on skills used in IPC-think about the meaning
    -reflect back the feeling and meaning

          

  57. Explain the five reasons for conducting cell and living area searches-check things out
    -respond to the request

          

  58. List the basic requirements for body cavity searches-Male & females separated by sight, sound, touch & out of reach of normal conversation
    -Violent & nonviolent prisoners are not placed together in cells
    -Males & females are supervised if placed together for purposes of transporting, programming or other events
    -Juvenile & adult prisoners are separated in a manner consistent w/ 2151.312 ORC
    -Jails using prisoner workers shall evaluate % select workers based on criteria
    -Workers or educational release programs shall be housed separately from general population

          

  59. Identify the four causes of accidental fires in correctional facilities that require constant monitoring-Improper storage of paint/cleaning supplies near flames
    -Inadequate ventilation of storage areas
    -Inconsistent trash removal from cells
    -Inadequate ventilation around electrical equipment

          

  60. Identify the fire suppressant necessary for a class "A" fire.-Fire hose (water)
    -Multipurpose fire extinguisher

          

  61. Identify the fire suppressant necessary for a class "C" fire.-Male & females separated by sight, sound, touch & out of reach of normal conversation
    -Violent & nonviolent prisoners are not placed together in cells
    -Males & females are supervised if placed together for purposes of transporting, programming or other events
    -Juvenile & adult prisoners are separated in a manner consistent w/ 2151.312 ORC
    -Jails using prisoner workers shall evaluate % select workers based on criteria
    -Workers or educational release programs shall be housed separately from general population

          

  62. Identify the four "Sizing Up" skills-Looking carefully at behavior, appearance & environment
    -Making inferences
    -Deciding if the situation is normal or abnormal
    -Deciding if a situation indicates a potential for trouble or no trouble

          

  63. Identify ways staff can become aware that an alleged sexual assault has occurred.-Convicted of non-violent crimes
    -First time offenders who are unaware of prison culture
    -Young, smaller in stature or possess feminine characteristics
    -Not street-wise
    -Mental & physical disabilities

          

  64. Identify the three materials in correctional facilities that are commonly used as fuel materials by inmates in arson fires-Mattresses and bedding
    -Clothing
    -Paper products

          

  65. Explain the relationship between a Student Performance Objective and a test question.-To prevent escapes
    -To prevent violence
    -To prevent contraband
    -Maintain sanitation & fire safety
    -Detection of criminal activity

          

  66. Define the term "Identifying Meaning"-the ability to capture in words the specific feeling being experienced by the inmate

          

  67. Identify the three reasons for giving an inmate an explanation for an officer's response-The prisoner presents a chronic inability to adjust in general population
    -The prisoner poses a major threat to himself, others, or the security of the facility
    -The prisoner presents a valid need for protection as determined by the facility administrator
    -The prisoner has a communicable disease
    -The jail administrator has determined that such segregation is necessary & is in the best interest of the prisoner, staff, or facility

          

  68. Identify the two parts of reinforcing behavior-Think about the feeling & its intensity
    -Reflect back using a responding format

          

  69. Define the term "malfeasance".The moral actions, conduct, motives & character of an individual

          

  70. Identify the seven sources of authority by which a prisoner may be committed to a facility-Commitments issued by the court for executions of sentencing
    -Court orders or orders from the Attorney Generals office for the detention of state witnesses
    -Arrest warrants
    -Hold orders issued by the Adult Parole Authority of the State of Ohio, the local probation department, or teletype holds from other agencies that are substantiated
    -Journal entry from any court of record
    -On view arrests charged by the arresting officer
    -Others (en-route prisoners, contempt prisoners, others as devised by different courts)

          

  71. Identify the seven important factors of security in a correctional facility.-Classification
    -Inspections
    -Key & tool control
    -Counts
    -Emergency plans & training
    -Control of medication & medical supplies
    -Firearms usage

          

  72. Identify the four types of bonds by which an inmate may be released from a facility-Own recognizance bond
    -Cash bond
    -10% bond
    -Surety bond

          

  73. Identify inmate behavior that is a predictor of riots and disturbances-Putting yourself in the best possible position to see & hear groups & individuals
    -Place yourself far enough to remain safe while still remaining close enough to see & hear what is happening

          

  74. Define the term "bribery".-A formal written presentation of the facts

          

  75. Explain the U.S.S.C. ruling that defines the standard of deliberate indifference, according to Farmer vs. Brennan (1994).-Correction officials must know of a substantial risk of serious harm to include prisoner's health & safety.

          

  76. State two types of riots-A guarantee, usually in the form of money, that the accused will appear in court.

          

  77. Identify the four steps in listening-Suspend judgment
    -Pick out key words & phrases
    -Identify the intensity of what was said
    -Reflect on mood

          

  78. Identify the primary symptom of the "Stockholm Syndrome"A sense of bonding develops between abductor and abducted

          

  79. Define the term "probable cause".-The facts & circumstances within the officer's knowledge & of which he/she has reasonably trustworthy information sufficient to warrant a person to believe that an offense has been or is being committed by the person to be arrested.

          

  80. Define the term "Reinforcing Behavior"-requires you to paraphrase the content of an inmate's statement in such a way as to provide a meaningful reason for the inmate's feeling

          

  81. Explain what qualities as deliberate indifference to medical needs according to Estelle vs Gamble (1976).-Unnecessary and wanton infliction of pain through refusal of medical care by correctional or medical staff or intentionally delaying or interfering with treatment.

          

  82. Identify the four elements of observing-Looking carefully at behavior, appearance & environment
    -Making inferences
    -Deciding if the situation is normal or abnormal
    -Deciding if a situation indicates a potential for trouble or no trouble

          

  83. Identify the two steps in handling requests-check things out
    -respond to the request

          

  84. Identify the legal standards in which use of force is evaluated in a correctional setting.-Classification
    -Inspections
    -Key & tool control
    -Counts
    -Emergency plans & training
    -Control of medication & medical supplies
    -Firearms usage

          

  85. Identify the three basic steps in asking questions-think about the meaning
    -reflect back the feeling and meaning

          

  86. List five reasons for corrections training.-To acquire new knowledge & skills
    -To prepare for proper job performance
    -To improve safety & survival during critical events
    -To standardize procedures within the field of corrections
    -To build confidence with new found knowledge & skills

          

  87. Define the term "Report"-The offering, giving, receiving or soliciting of something of value for the purpose of influencing the action of an official in the discharge of his or her public or legal duties.

          

  88. Explain the primary sources of inmate rights-Between inmates and inmate groups
    -Against the institution and correctional personnel

          

  89. State the nine responsibilities of Correction Officers.-To treat everyone professionally
    -To yourself to maintain your self-respect
    -To your own profession
    -To your family
    -To your community
    -To citizens to never allow cynicism to cloud your view of the people whom you serve
    -To never use excessive physical force when controlling combative individuals
    -To never accept gratuities
    -To never commit perjury

          

  90. Identify primary and immediate actions that should be taken by the corrections officer in response to an emergency-Formal count - a regular required count of all inmates in the correctional facility
    -Census count- informal, irregular count
    -Emergency count - infrequent (escapes, riots & disturbances)

          

  91. Explain the primary sources of inmate rights.-Natural disasters
    -Man-made disasters
    -Inmate disturbances
    -Terrorist events

          

  92. Identify the two steps in making requests-check things out
    -respond to the request

          

  93. Describe the five guidelines a correctional officer should use when communicating informal discipline to an inmate-Relinquish your position of authority
    -Keep a demeanor of dignity
    -Stay healthy
    -Do not attempt escape
    -Take mental notes
    -Keep in mind that time is on your side
    -Control anxiety during the period of event

          

  94. Define the term "Identifying Content"-the ability to capture in words the specific feeling being experienced by the inmate

          

  95. Identify when, at a minimum, a prisoner should be searched-Whenever entering or leaving the security perimeter

          

  96. Identify the three purposes of the IPC training module-To give trainees practical skills
    -To equip trainees to apply those skills to the management of people
    -To develop each trainee so the he/she can make effective use of his/her strengths as communicators

          

  97. List the duties of the first responder to a sexual assault incident.-Negotiation
    -Tactical

          

  98. State the objective of a "Master Riot Plan"To provide for the development of personnel, equipment and resources into the effected area as quickly & effectively as possible

          

  99. Identify the two major elements of positioning-Distancing - should be adequate to allow both safety & and to see & hear things
    -Facing squarely - the most effective line of vision
    -Looking directing - understanding what is happening & to send a positive psychological message

          

  100. Identify the five requirements of a well-written report-Looking carefully at behavior, appearance & environment
    -Making inferences
    -Deciding if the situation is normal or abnormal
    -Deciding if a situation indicates a potential for trouble or no trouble

          

  101. Name the four categories of disaster-Natural disasters
    -Man-made disasters
    -Inmate disturbances
    -Terrorist events

          

  102. State the six responsibilities of the first responder to a hazardous materials situations.-Separate the victim and the accused
    -Preserve and protect any crime scene until appropriate steps can be taken to collect any evidence
    -Have the victim and abuser not take any actions that could destroy evidence

          

  103. Identify the seven important factors of security in a correctional facility-To maintain the order in the facility
    -To prevent contraband from entering the facility
    -To prevent escapes from the facility

          

  104. Define the term "non-feasance".-The nonperformance of some act which the person is obligated or has responsibility to perform.

          

  105. List in order the major components of the criminal justice system.-Inmate who is fearful
    -The escaping inmate
    -The "Alpha Male" inmate
    -The mentally unstable inmate