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1

It is the policy of the Department to offer assistance to disabled motorists as _____________ and ____________

expeditiously as possible and in a courteous, professional manner.

2

Motorcycle officers, when on a stop and working in pairs, should park their motorcycles in _____ rather than side by side.

line

3

During peak traffic periods, enforcement actions should be primarily directed
against hazardous accident and congestion-causing violations. Special emphasis should be
placed on:

(a) Slow-moving vehicles impeding traffic.
(b) Unsafe lane changes.
(c) Speed.
(d) Driving under the influence.
(e) Following too close.

4

Sergeants ______ normally respond to all major accidents or incidents whenever possible to advise and coordinate operations.

will

5

Deadly force is defined as

that force which creates a substantial
risk of causing death or serious bodily injury.

6

Uniformed employees must be guided by two key principles in the understanding and application of the use of force policy. What are the two?

(1) Sound professional judgment.
(2) The use of only that force reasonable for the situation as provided by
law and in conformance with departmental policy.

7

What force option is the Carotid considered?

deadly force

8

The use of force policy shall be reviewed ________ by all uniform employees at the rank of Sgt. and below.

quarterly

9

The desired minimum distance between the violator and patrol vehicle on a traffic stop should be___

10 feet

10

The first _____seconds are crucial in an officer’s contact with the violator. During this time, the officer may gain or lose support for the Department or
place themselves in a life-threatening position.

60

11

The officer should make their decision relating to the action they will take on the basis of the ________ surrounding the violation.

facts and circumstances

12

If an officer realizes they have made an error, they _______admit the mistake and do not issue a citation. The officer should conclude the contact as gracefully as possible,

should

13

A CHP 215 _______ normally charge only a single major hazardous
violation observed during the continuing movement immediately prior to the
enforcement action.

should

14

Employees shall or should wear seat belts at all times when operating a departmental vehicle or as a passenger in a departmental vehicle.

shall

15

A pursuit should or shall not be initiated or engaged in while providing
transportation for any person, other than sworn peace officers.

should

16

True or False
An officer may use an arrestee's shirt In the absence of a spit sock of a spitting prisoner.

False

17

A supply of ___ spit socks should be stored at each Area

20

18

True or False
During the course of enforcement duties, all officers and sergeants shall carry mace.

False

19

True or False
The carrying of a baton during rest or lunch breaks is mandatory.

False - encouraged

20

What are the two approved control holds for a misdemeanor

bent wrist
twist lock

21

Areas shall notify Division _______ of their scheduled Area OST days.

quarterly

22

Uniformed employees unable to demonstrate an acceptable level of skill
shall be provided refresher training for a period of time not to exceed ___ days
after annual certification is due.

30

23

When placing roadblock, appropriate warning devices should be placed in the center of the roadway not less than _____feet from the unit facing traffic to be stopped

300

24

OC spray should be replaced during the _____ year during annual inspection

fourth

25

WMD bags are inspected ________

quarterly

26

optimal range of the less lethal shotgun is ____to ____feet

5/60

27

A supervisor ______ respond. Pictures of the probe sites, drive stun
sites, and any other injuries _____ be taken.

should/shall

28

Records
shall be retained for the life of the ECD plus ____ years.

ten

29

Departmental firearms should be displayed in the low-ready position during high-risk enforcement contacts (Figs. 8-1 through 8-3.) The shotgun and tactical rifle will have a round chambered and the safety on (finger off the trigger).

True

30

During a high risk stop, the supervisor or Officer In Charge (OIC) should or shall respond to the scene and coordinate all involved units as appropriate to changing situations.

should