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1

The _____ role is the focal point of this process. Consequently, the_____, as authorized by the Chief of Police, has the authority to direct field units.

Patrol Division
Traffic Division
Communications Unit’s
Special Operations Unit’s

Communications Unit’s

2

A ______Emergency Call is a request for police service which presents a threat of immediate danger of death or serious bodily injury to any individual. Both, the threat and need for assistance needed must be immediate.

Code-One
Code-Two
Code-Three
All of the above

Code-Three

3

A _______Call is a request for police services which does not present an actual and immediate potential for serious injury, damage or loss of property. Generally requires only a routine police response.

Code-One
Code-Two
Code-Three
All of the above

Code-One

4

A _______Emergency Call means a request for police service where the immediate rapid response or arrival of police units will reduce the probability of serious injury, damage or loss of property. Common responses include bomb threats and animal bites in progress.

Code-One
Code-Two
Code-Three
All of the above

Code-Two

5

The ______has a responsibility to respond with a degree of promptness appropriate to the situation. While the priority spectrum and degree of urgency is wide, each call is extremely important to the individual placing it. For this reason, dispatchers are not restricted to district or section boundaries, or even rank (under exceptional circumstances) when assigning calls.

City
Patrol officer
Department
Any officer

Department

6

Assignment of a cover call is at the discretion of the _____, although an officer with primary report responsibility may elect to request cover based on direct knowledge of the situation.

Supervisor
Unit Director
Dispatcher
Communications Supervisor

Dispatcher

7

An officer/UEDI or Crime Scene Investigator is subject to cancellation from a call or assignment by the dispatcher and placed back in service under the following conditions; all are correct except:

When information is received eliminating the need for further response
Officer is not assigned to the district
A supervisor determines the officer is not needed
A complainant refuses police services (i.e., fingerprinting stolen vehicles or burglary scenes)

Officer is not assigned to the district

8

______ regulations prohibit any form of superfluous, indecent, or unauthorized radio communications.

Federal Communications Commission
Patrol SOP
Communications
NTSB

Federal Communications Commission

9

The failure of an officer to verbally respond after ______ successive calls from the dispatcher initiates the following process: The dispatcher time-stamps and completes SAPD Form #116, Failure to Respond Form, and notifies the Communications Unit supervisor.

One (1)
Two (2)
Three (3)
Four (4)

Two (2)

10

The appropriate ______ is notified and assigned to attempt to locate the officer who failed to respond to the call from the dispatcher. He also submits a written report under the original case number with a copy routed to the Unit Commander.

shift commander
section commander
field supervisor
district officer

field supervisor

11

If the field supervisor fails to respond after ______ calls, the nearest available unit/shift commander is notified by the Communications Unit supervisor. The nearest available officer is then assigned the call.

One (1)
Two (2)
Three (3)
Four (4)

Three (3)

12

The following information is relayed to all dispatch consoles by a communications clerk for broadcast to all officers; all are correct except:


Police officer needing help

Emergency pursuit information of fleeing vehicles is broadcasted

Crimes in progress that may pose an immediate danger of death or serious bodily injury to officers responding or to any person

Severe weather conditions

Any information essential to officers

Emergency pursuit information of fleeing vehicles is broadcasted

13

The following information is relayed to selected dispatch consoles by a communications clerk for broadcast to officers:

Emergency pursuit information of fleeing vehicles is broadcast on affected channels as the vehicle crosses channel divisions

Updating information or descriptions pertaining to felony offenses in progress or recently committed on selected channel(s)

Police officer needing help

Newly received information concerning missing/wanted persons, stolen autos, and attempts to locate persons or vehicles

Any other information essential to selected officers

Police officer needing help

14

The Communications Unit operates an______ Channel on a twenty-four (24) hour basis to service the needs of all units.

Information
Investigation
Management
Assignment

Information

15

Uniform Commander / Supervisor responsibilities include all except:

Monitors radio and computer traffic involving their respective channel to preserve proper radio decorum and ensure a high degree of efficiency regarding the functions and activities of their unit

Responds to and supervises the scene of all dispatched major incidents

Checks in service promptly after roll call and notifies the dispatcher of vehicle and radio number

Handles complaints on officers (on and off-duty) received from the dispatcher

Investigates when subordinates fail to respond to the dispatcher

Responds to scenes upon request of subordinates, when feasible

Assists dispatchers in maintaining officers’ availability for service

Checks in service promptly after roll call and notifies the dispatcher of vehicle and radio number

16

In compliance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and to be better able to communicate with other first responders, the use of Radio Ten Codes is limited to only twelve codes: ______ Mentally Ill Person

10-11
10-12
10-13
10-14
10-15
10-16

10-14

17

In compliance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and to be better able to communicate with other first responders, the use of Radio Ten Codes is limited to only twelve codes: ______ Patient Expired

10-11
10-12
10-13
10-14
10-15
10-16

10-16

18

In compliance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and to be better able to communicate with other first responders, the use of Radio Ten Codes is limited to only twelve codes: ______ Cover Officer Requested

10-11
10-12
10-13
10-14
10-15
10-16

10-11

19

In compliance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and to be better able to communicate with other first responders, the use of Radio Ten Codes is limited to only twelve codes: ______ Sex Offenses/Medical Concerns

10-11
10-12
10-13
10-14
10-15
10-16

10-13

20

In compliance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and to be better able to communicate with other first responders, the use of Radio Ten Codes is limited to only twelve codes: ______ Officer or Firefighter in Trouble

10-11
10-12
10-13
10-14
10-15
10-16

10-15

21

In compliance with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and to be better able to communicate with other first responders, the use of Radio Ten Codes is limited to only twelve codes: ______ Wanted Person/Active Stolen

10-11
10-12
10-13
10-14
10-15
10-16

10-12

22

Requests for temporary assignment of service channels for special functions or operations are made in writing to the ______. The requests include the reason(s) for requiring the channel, the date(s) and time(s) needed, and necessity of dispatch personnel.

Traffic Unit Supervisor
Communications Unit Director
Patrol Division
Chief’s Office

Communications Unit Director