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1

Officers may perform necessary ____ ______, consistent with the officers' training and experience until relieved by medical personnel.

First Aid

2

True/False: An officer can pronounce someone dead.

False

3

Officers should treat all ______ and _______ ______ as potential hazards.

Blood / Bodily Fluids

4

In situations which tend to attract unruly crowds, it may become unsafe for the paramedics to continue treatment at the scene. In these situations, a police ______ or _______ may request the paramedics evacuate the area with the patient.

Supervisor or Commander

5

Members will _________ transportation to a medical facility when requested.

Procure

6

When a person is in custody at a Department detention facility, an _______ _______ will advise when to procure transportation to a medical facility.

On-duty Nurse

7

If the person is unconscious or otherwise judged to be in critical condition, the ________ will determine which hospital the person will be taken to whether or not that person is under arrest.

Paramedic

8

True/False: If a person is not under arrest and refuses to be taken to a medical facility, the officer can force the person to be transported for a medical (not psychological) condition.

False

9

Officers requesting an ambulance will advise the dispatcher what two (2) things?

The nature of the injury/illness and the number of victims

10

Issuing a citation and/or summons requires that the violator be ________ of the citation and his/her obligation to answer to the Municipal Court.

Aware

11

An officer will not issue a citation/summons to a violator who is ___________, has been ___________ to a location outside the State of Missouri, or is so seriously _________ that issuing a citation/summons would impeded medical attention.

Unconscious / Removed / Injured

12

An officer may issue a citation or summons to a conscious/coherent violator who has been removed to a hospital providing the violator is charged with a violation ______ requiring bond.

Not

13

Officers will accompany or escort all _______ arrests to the hospital

State

14

If a state arrest is to be treated and release, the arresting officer will _______ _______ of the arrest and, upon release will follow the procedures established for booking of State Statute/Warrant arrests.

Maintain Security

15

If a state arrest is to be admitted to the hospital, the arresting officer will provide _____ for any state statute arrest taken to a hospital, from the time of arrest until a decision is made to admit the prisoner to the hospital.

Security

16

Extended security for state statute or state warrant arrest beyond ________ hours will be reported to the Patrol Bureau Office.

Seventy-two (72)

17

True/False: If a person under arrest refuses to be taken to a medical facility, the officer can force the person to be transported for a medical (not psychological) condition if the officer believes that the subject needs medical care.

True

18

When there are complaints or visible signs of physical injury and the subject is in need of psychological evaluation treatment in East, Central, or Metro, he/she may be transported to which facility for treatment of the minor injury? Upon treatment of the injury, the officer will transport the subject to ______ for _____ _______.

Truman Medical Center (TMC) / Center for Behavioral Medicine (CBM) - formerly Western Missouri Mental Health Center.

19

When there are complaints or visible signs of physical injury and the subject is in need of psychological evaluation treatment in South Patrol, he/she may be transported to _______ _______ or ______ for treatment.

TMC Lakewood or TMC

20

When there are complaints or visible signs of physical injury and the subject is in need of psychological evaluation treatment in North Patrol or Shoal Creek, he/she will be transported to _______ ________ ______ Hospital, _ _______ ________ Hospital, or _______

North Kansas City Hospital / St. Luke's Northland / TMC

21

All _________ ________ will be transferred to CBM after receiving treatment of minor injuries or after refusing treatment of minor injuries.

Combative Subjects