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There are three (3) methods for referring officers who are identified as having unacceptable behavioral traits to the Officer Concern Program. Which is not a method for referral?

a. Referrals by the Chief of Police
b. Referrals by Supervisors
c. Citizen Referrals
d. Computer-Generated Referrals

c. Citizen Referrals

2

Who has the prerogative to place an officer directly into the Officer Concern Program?

a. Internal Affairs Supervisor
b. Division Commander
c. Officer Concern Program Coordinator
d. Chief of Police

d. Chief of Police

3

The Internal Affairs Unit maintains a computer database on all complaints made against officers. Referrals to the Officer Concern Program may be computer- generated by the number and type of complaints during any continuous ____________ period.

a. 6 month
b. 12 month
c. 18 month
d. 24 month

c. 18 month

4

Referrals to the Officer Concern Program can be recommended based on One (1) sustained formal complaint involving which one?

a. Physical mistreatment of prisoners
b. Force
c. Family Violence
d. An act resulting in the complainant being seriously injured
e. Alcohol or drug abuse
f. Racial/Biased profiling
g. Insubordination
h. Significant Behavioral Infraction
i. All of the above

i. All of the above

5

Referrals to the Officer Concern Program can be recommended based on all of the following methods except which one?

a. Three (3) formal complaints (administrative reviews & deactivated cases )
b. Three (3) Administrative Complaints
c. One (1) criminal activity complaint
d. Four (4) complaints comprised of any combination of formal or line complaints.
e. Three (3) chargeable City Vehicle crashes within a eighteen (18) month period
f. Any combination of four (4) driving-related complaints and/or chargeable city vehicle crashes within a eighteen (18) month period

b. Three (3) Administrative Complaints

6

The Officer Concern Program Board, hereafter referred to as the Board, is comprised of ____voting members appointed by the Chief of Police.

a. 5
b. 6
c. 7
d. 8

c. 7

7

Board members must have a minimum of ______ seniority with the Department and must not have incurred a suspension during the previous twelve (12) months.

a. 1 year
b. 3 years
c. 5 years
d. 7 years

c. 5 years

8

Board members serve _______ terms.

a. 180 business days
b. 6 month
c. July through December
d. January through June

b. 6 month

9

_________Board members must be present to conduct a hearing.

a. 3
b. 5
c. 6
d. 7

b. 5

10

The ________ will review the case studies prepared for officers who have become candidates for the Officer Concern Program to determine which cases should be reviewed by the entire Board.

a. Director of Internal Affairs
b. Officer Concern Program Board Chairman
c. Preliminary Review Panel
d. Chief of Police

c. Preliminary Review Panel

11

The above only reviews officer case studies where the recommendations for the majority of the complaints which caused the referrals are either ______ for formal complaints or no disciplinary action for line complaints.

a. Unfounded
b. Inconclusive
c. Sustained
d. All of the above

a. Unfounded

12

The above is comprised of ______ officers of any rank from the existing Board.

a. 2
b. 3
c. 4
d. 5

b. 3

13

On the above panel, how many are appointed by the Chief of Police.

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4

b. 2

14

In cases not forwarded to the Board, an officer will again become a candidate for the program if an additional complaint is received within __________ of the original complaint which caused the referral.

a. six (6) months
b. eighteen (18) months
c. The day of the last complaint
d. The day of the first complaint

b. eighteen (18) months

15

If the majority vote is not to enter the officer into the Officer Concern Program, the above cycle begins__________.

a. The day of the last complaint
b. The day of the first complaint
c. When the board members receive the complaint
d. From the date of the complaint which caused the referral

d. From the date of the complaint which caused the referral

16

The Officer’s presence at the Board hearing is ___________.

a. voluntary
b. mandatory
c. not required
d. recommended

b. mandatory

17

The Board members discuss the case and, by __________ ballot, make recommendations whether or not to enter the officer into the Officer Concern Program.

a. written
b. oral vote
c. secret ballot
d. written secret

d. written secret

18

If the majority vote is to enter the officer into the Officer Concern Program, the Board develops a _________ to be recommended to the Chief of Police for his review and consideration.

a. Recommendation
b. Course of Action
c. Plan of Action
d. Plan

c. Plan of Action

19

If the majority vote is not to enter the officer into the Officer Concern Program, any additional complaints within the __________ cycle will cause the officer to become a candidate again.

a. 6 month
b. 12 month
c. 18 month
d. 24 month

c. 18 month

20

If the officer is entered into the Officer Concern Program, the Board Chairperson meets with the _________ to review the Board’s recommendation and above plan.

Chief of Police
Early Warning System Coordinator
Internal Affairs Commander
Officer

Chief of Police

21

The officer’s immediate supervisor monitors the officer’s progress while assigned to a Plan of Action and reports his findings to the Board Chairperson, the officer’s Captain, and the Officer Concern Program Coordinator on a _________ basis.

Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Quarterly

Weekly

22

The Officer Concern Program Coordinator advises the ____________ of additional incidents which have generated complaints which occur during the officer’s assignment to a Plan of Action.


Board Chairperson

Respective Division Commander

Officer’s Captain

Board Chairperson and Officer’s Captain

23

Based on the findings reported by the ________, the Board recommends to the Chief of Police whether the officer should be removed from the Officer Concern Program or needs further behavior modification.

Immediate supervisor
Board Chairperson
Chief of Police
All of the above

Immediate supervisor and Board Chairperson

24

Any additional complaints resulting from incidents occurring after the completion of a Plan of Action within the eighteen (18) month cycle will cause the officer to become a candidate again. The Officer Concern Program Coordinator will update the officer’s case study and it will be reviewed by the ____________.

Immediate supervisor
Preliminary Review Panel
Chief of Police
Respective Division Commander

Preliminary Review Panel

25

Immediate and intermediate supervisors may initiate a referral by submitting a written report through the chain of command to the_________.

Respective Division Commander
Any Division Commander
Patrol Division Commander
Chief of Police

Respective Division Commander

26

The Officer Concern Program Coordinator will complete an annual written evaluation of the Officer Concern Program to determine the Program’s effectiveness and to recommend any modifications which need to be made. The _________ evaluation will be presented to the Chief of Police.

Monthly
Quarterly
Annual
All of the above

Annual

27

Referrals to the Officer Concern Program may be computer-generated by the number and type of complaints during any continuous eighteen (18) month period:

Three Complaints in any combination of the following

hint : FAD

Formal Complaints

Administrative reviews

Deactivated cases, based solely on complainant waver

In any order or combination

28

Referrals to the Officer Concern Program may be computer-generated by the number and type of complaints during any continuous eighteen (18) month period: This type of complaint is supported by credible evidence or which results in an arrest, or formal charges by “indictment,” “information,” “complaint,” or other charging instrument.

One (1) criminal activity complaint

29

Referrals to the Officer Concern Program may be computer-generated by the number and type of complaints during any continuous eighteen (18) month period: _______ chargeable city vehicle crashes within a eighteen (18) month period.

Three (3)

30

Referrals to the Officer Concern Program may be computer-generated by the number and type of complaints during any continuous eighteen (18) month period:

Any combination of __driving-related complaints and/or chargeable city vehicle crashes within a eighteen (18) month period.

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