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1

The primary goal of the Department in dealing with critical incidents and unusual occurrences involves the ___________.

a. Saving of overtime

b. Protection of property

c. Protection of officers lives

d. Protection of human lives

d. Protection of human lives

2

Critical incidents are those _________incidents whose resolution exceeds the regular resources of a Patrol Section and/or poses a requirement for a specially trained response team.

a. high risk
b. dangerous
c. volatile
d. large scale

a. high risk

3

___________ are emergency situations of such significant magnitude so as to compel the recall of personnel or support from other agencies to protect life and property, prevent escalation, and restore order.



a. high risk incidents
b. unusual occurrences
c. dangerous situations
d. critical incidents

b. unusual occurrences

4

Critical Incidents include, but is not limited to, the following types of incidents:

a. Barricaded individual / Hostage incident
b. Bomb incident / Terrorist action
c. High risk suicide situation
d. Sniper incident
e. All of the above

e. All of the above

5

Response to incidents generally falls into one of the following categories: ______are those situations that can be handled with on duty resources.

Unusual occurrences

Critical incidents

Routine incidents

High risk incidents

Routine incidents

6

Response to incidents generally falls into one of the following categories: ______are emergency situations of such significant magnitude so as to compel the recall of personnel or support from other agencies to protect life and property, prevent escalation, and restore order.

Unusual occurrences

Critical incidents

Routine incidents

High risk incidents

Unusual occurrences

7

Response to incidents generally falls into one of the following categories: ______are those high risk incidents whose resolution exceeds the regular resources of a Patrol Section and/or poses a requirement for a specially trained response team.

Unusual occurrences

Critical incidents

Routine incidents

High risk incidents

Critical incidents

8

___________, as initial responders to critical incidents, have several important functions essential to the successful resolution of the incident.

a. Special Operations Unit Officers

b. Officers

c. SWAT Officers

d. All of the above

b. Officers

9

Who should be the first to attempt to establish communication with the suspect, hostages, and/or witnesses to help assess the situation?

a. Special Operations Unit Officers
b. Officers
c. SWAT Officers
d. Hostage Negotiators

b. Officers

10

Whose responsibility is it to determine the type of police response needed (if any) to safely resolve the situation, either with available police resources or critical incident response teams.

a. Patrol Division Officers
b. SWAT Detail Supervisory Officers
c. Supervisory Officers
d. Critical Incident Commander

c. Supervisory Officers

11

The _____has the vital responsibility of facilitating and coordinating the response and activities of all personnel on the scene.

a. Critical Incident commander
b. Unusual Occurrence Commander
c. Communications Unit
d. Special Operations Unit Commander

c. Communications Unit

12

Who establishes a mobilization point within the established cold zone for on-scene assignments?

a. Patrol Division Officers
b. SWAT Detail Supervisory Officers
c. Supervisory Officers
d. Critical Incident Commander

c. Supervisory Officers

13

The above remains in control of the scene until he is relieved. Upon relief, he provides a formal transfer of command briefing for the incoming _____and ensures the Communications Unit notifies all personnel a change in command is taking place.

a. SWAT Detail Supervisory Officers
b. Patrol Division Supervisory Officers
c. Unusual Occurrence Commander
d. Incident Commander

d. Incident Commander

14

The _________ is a group of specially trained and certified officers who respond to critical incidents with the goal and responsibility of preserving life by obtaining a mutually acceptable solution to the matter.

a. SWAT Detail
b. Special Operations Unit
c. Crisis Negotiators Detail
d. All of the above

c. Crisis Negotiators Detail

15

The __________ is a group of specially trained and certified officers from the Special Operations Unit who are responsible for the preparation and exercise of all tactical functions utilized in the course of the situation.

a. SWAT Detail
b. Special Operations Unit
c. Negotiator Detail
d. Technical Services Uni

a. SWAT Detail

16

Who shall monitor the behavior of their subordinates involved in critical incidents, unusual occurrences or any major disasters (especially those involving mass deaths or injuries) and remain aware of any special needs of their personnel?

a. Commanders
b. Negotiations Detail Supervisor
c. Supervisors
d. Critical Incident Commander
e. A & C
f. C & D

e. A & C

17

The _________shall designate a safe and accessible press relations area for equitable information distribution.

a. Critical Incident Commander
b. Public Information Officer
c. Special Operations Commander
d. Unusual Occurrence Commander

b. Public Information Officer

18

____________ mean emergency situations that are of such significant magnitude so as to compel the recall of personnel or support from other agencies in order to protect life and property, prevent escalation, and restore order.

a. critical incidents
b. Large Scale Incidents
c. Terrorist Activity
d. unusual occurrences

d. unusual occurrences

19

The ___________ encountering or responding to an unusual occurrence must identify the nature and extent of the unusual occurrence as soon as possible to determine the appropriate level of response.

a. first supervisory officer
b. first officers
c. section commander
d. patrol division commander

b. first officers

20

Who’s responsibility is it to assess and report to the Communications Unit the approximate nature, size, and location of the unusual occurrence?

a. first supervisory officer arriving
b. first officers arriving
c. section commander
d. patrol division commander

b. first officers arriving

21

Who’s responsibility is it to identify the hot, warm, and cold zones of the scene, and the number of personnel required to properly secure the scene?

a. first supervisory officer arriving
b. first officers arriving
c. section commander
d. patrol division commander

a. first supervisory officer arriving

22

Responding officers request assignment positions from the_____. In other than life saving efforts, these assignments are directed toward establishing control of the situation.

a. Dispatcher
b. Supervisor
c. Communications Unit
d. Officers at the scene

c. Communications Unit

23

Who reports the manpower and equipment needs to the Communications Unit to control the situation, including the request of appropriate response teams and command personnel?

a. first officers at the scene
b. patrol division commander
c. first supervisory officer arriving
d. dispatch supervisor

c. first supervisory officer arriving

24

If the incident involves more than police assets, who coordinates all management efforts with the Unified Incident Command ?

a. first officers at the scene
b. patrol division commander
c. first supervisory officer arriving
d. dispatch supervisor

c. first supervisory officer arriving

25

The __________has the vital responsibility of facilitating and coordinating the response and activities of all personnel on the scene.

a. Personnel/Staging officer
b. Tactical commander
c. Logistics Officer
d. Communications Unit

d. Communications Unit

26

Who has the following responsibilities: Designate a safe and accessible press relations area for equitable information distribution; Maintain an ongoing dialogue of relevant, factual, and non-compromising information with representatives of the media.

a. Communications/Journal Officer
b. Public Information Officer
c. Tactical commander
d. Logistics Officer

b. Public Information Officer

27

A _______ is established for all unusual occurrences which require a major commitment of departmental resources for an extended period of time.

a. alternate command post
b. tactical command post
c. primary command post
d. command post

d. command post

28

A command post may be established by the _________ for any event or occurrence regardless of the size of the operation.

a. Incident Commander
b. Tactical Commander
c. First Supervisor Arriving on Scene
e. Unusual Occurrence Commander

a. Incident Commander

29

The creation of a _______ helps the Incident Commander with the vital tasks of commanding the operation, maintaining a system of communications, acquiring additional personnel and equipment, accumulating, utilizing and disseminating intelligence information, and coordinating efforts with law enforcement and other agencies.

a. primary command post
b. command post
c. alternate command post
d. tactical command post

b. command post

30

The location for a command post is selected by the_______.

a. Incident Commander
b. Tactical Commander
c. First Supervisor Arriving on Scene
d. Unusual Occurrence Commander

a. Incident Commander