Flashcards in Firearms Procedure Deck (37)
Cardinal Rule of Firearms: Always treat all firearms as if they are _________.
Cardinal Rule of Firearms: Never allow the ______ of any firearm to point at anything you are not wiling to shoot.
Cardinal Rule of Firearms: Keep your finger outside of the _______ _______ and along the frame/receiver, unless the muzzle is pointed at something you are prepared to shoot, and you have made the conscious decision to fire.
Cardinal Rule of Firearms: Be sure of your _______, and the area immediately around your intended __________.
The department approved on-duty firearm for sworn members will be called their ______ _______ _______.
Primary Duty Firearm
Name the five (5) reasons that a firearm may be discharged.
When using deadly force, during firearm training, to destroy an animal, for tactical purposes (shoot out a light for officer safety), and test firing by firearm range personnel
True/False: Sworn members generally should not discharge a firearm at a moving vehicle or from a moving vehicle unless the need to use deadly force is immediate.
True/False: Warning shots are encouraged.
False - Warning shots are prohibited
True/False: Members are able to texture the grip area of the Glock firearm as long as it does not compromise the structural integrity of the firearm.
The ___ ______ on the department approved solid frame .38 caliber revolver will not be altered.
True/False: Are most of these policies common sense? As in, if you are in uniform you should carry your weapon and you should not give anyone else your weapon and you should lock up your weapon when not in use.
The sworn member's _______ of _______, as well as the _______ Section will be notified if a duty weapon is lost or stolen.
Chain of Command / Supply Section
A department approved semi-automatic firearm will be considered empty or incapable of firing when (3 things):
No magazine in place, slide is locked back in the open position, no visible sign of ammunition in the chamber or magazine well
A department approved solid frame .38 revolver will be considered empty or incapable of firing when (2 things):
The cylinder is in the open position, there is no visible sign of ammunition in the cylinder
A department approved AR15 will be considered empty or incapable of firing when (3 things):
The magazine is removed, the bolt is locked in the open position, there is no visible ammunition in the chamber or magazine well
Which two (2) may be used as the primary duty firearm?
Glock Model 22. or Glock Model 23.
On-duty members in civilian clothes may carry which types of firearms? (4 options)
Glock Model 23., Glock Model 27., Glock Model 35., Any solid frame .38 caliber revolver
All Glock Model firearms must have what 4 things at all times?
fully loaded magazine, live round in the chamber, full spare magazine carried on the officer's person, department approved ammunition that has not been modified.
Firearm inspections should be done by the supervisor/commander a minimum of ______ per month.
Once per month
All approved firearms will be inspected by the department ________ or armorer prior to each n-Service or qualification session.
When in civilian attire, off-duty, sworn members may carry any department approved firearm that is properly loaded, but must keep it ___________ from public view.
True/False: The decision to carry a firearm off-duty is voluntary.
What three (3) units will be notified as soon as possible anytime a sworn member discharges a firearm?
Internal Affairs Unit (IAU), the FTTS Supervisor, and the Violent Crimes Division
___________ an animal is the act of humanely putting an animal to death to end suffering.
___________ an animal is the act of putting an animal to death to protect the safety of citizens or department members.
An officer should shoot the animal from close range, a distance of ____ to _____ feet
5 to 15 feet
In the event that a member unintentionally discharges a firearm, they should notify a _________ and complete a ________ of _______ Report, Form 101 P.D.
Supervisor / Discharge of Firearm Report
How many times per year will sworn members qualify with their primary duty weapon.
The primary type of projectile used by the department is the ________ round