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The Area commander may direct the use of off-street observation for limited periods for the purpose of reducing a specific condition which has not responded to visible enforcement. Each use of off-street observation shall have prior approval of whom?

The appropriate Division Chief (HPM 100.68, CH 1, page 8)


Per 627 W&I, after being taken into custody, a minor has the right to make two calls within what time frame?

One hour (HPM 100.68, CH 2, page 6)


Officers accepting custody of a person arrest by a private citizen are obligated to determine if there is probable cause for the arrest. True or False?

False, there is no requirement for the officer accepting custody of a person arrest by a private citizen to determine probable cause for the arrest (HPM 100.68, CH 2, page 11)


An officer is driving a patrol vehicle with its rear emergency lights activated at 20 mph on the right shoulder, following a Caltrans sweeper. A vehicle passes you in the adjacent lane at 65 mph. Did the driver violate 21809 VC (move over law)?

No – only applies to person driving a vehicle on a freeway approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicles (HPM 100.68, CH3, page 11)


May officers stop a vehicle for reasonable suspicion alone for a child seat violation?

Yes Regardless of the existence of any other violation of law, officers reasonably suspecting a violation of the child passenger restraint requirements may stop a vehicle to determine whether or not a violation of Sections 27360 or 27360.5 CVC has occurred (HPM 100-68, CH 5, page 9)


If a public school employee is arrest for controlled substance offences, Commands shall ensure proper notifications are made by telephone and written notice within what time frame?

Immediately (HPM 100.69, CH 1, page 15-16)


What is sufficient justification to seek an Emergency Protective Order?

A victim’s statement of abuse or threat of abuse (HPM 100.69, CH 3, page 3)


An officer at the scene of domestic violence involving threat to human life takes temporary custody of a firearm, necessary for the protection of the officer or other persons present. A copy of what form must be given to the party who possessed the weapon?

A CHP 36 (HPM 100.69, CH 3, page 13) and the weapon will be held not less than 48 hours


What are the four required advisements during a domestic violence investigation?

(1) Referral. Indicate that victim was given a Domestic Violence Referral card with local information inserted.
(2) Confidentiality. Indicate that the victim was advised of the right to confidentiality, and whether it was invoked.
(3) Follow-up Rights. Indicate that the victim was advised of their follow-up rights.
(4) Private Persons Arrest. Indicate that the victim was advised of the right to make a private persons arrest (if arrest not executed by officer) (HPM 100.69, CH 3, Annex C, page 26)


Can a departmental supervisor initiate EAS broadcasts?

Shall not without ENTAC approval (HPM 100.69, CH 9, page 4)


How long can you detain a juvenile for DUI testing while in an adult detention facility per 207.1 WIC? (HPM 100.68/2-9)

2 hours


How long can you detain a juvenile at any law enforcement facility while investigating a crime per 207.1 WIC? (HPM 100.68/2-7)

6 hours


An adult person that has been arrested has the right to make________ phone calls no later than______ hours of their arrest.

Three/three (HPM 100.68/ 2-3)


With regards to an arrested juvenile’s rights to make phone calls, how many phone calls can he make and when must he make them?

2 calls, one to a parent or guardian, responsible relative or employer; the other may be an attorney no later than within 1 hour after taken into custody. (Except when physically impossible) (HPM 100.68/ 2-6)


If a public employee of a school is arrested for a controlled substance offense;
Who shall be notified by phone? (HPM 100.69 / 1-15 & 1-16)

Superintendent of Schools of the school district employing the arrestee Immediately


True or False? (HPM 100.69, 7-4).
Departmental personnel releasing sex offender information to the public shall complete a CHP 216, regarding the incident. The report shall be maintained at the Area office for 5 years.



Within_____ hours of locating /finding a missing person, a copy of the CHP 216
(should be / shall be) forwarded to the appropriate law enforcement agency. (100.69 / 6-10)

24 hours / shall be


True or False. When a person is arrested by private persons, it is necessary for the officer to determine the private person had probable cause to arrest the person before the officer accepts custody. (100.69 / 1-15)



Who is responsible for instilling in each officer a personal interest and obligation to prevent traffic collisions (hmp 100.68 chp 1 section 1 C).



What are the patrol responsibilities? HPM 100.68 pg 1-2

(1) The Department of California Highway Patrol (CHP) is responsible for protecting life and property on the highways of California. This responsibility primarily involves the application of preventive enforcement to reduce traffic collisions.
(2) The Department is also responsible for rendering services to the motoring public. These services include, but are not limited to, providing information, assisting those who are disabled or otherwise need help, and removing traffic hazards.
(3) In fulfilling our duties, the Department uses the basic method of in-view patrol based on the belief that people do not generally violate the law when they know they are being observed by officers. While patrolling, we will also be readily available to offer services to those in need of assistance.


How many phone calls are allowed to an in custody juvenile arrestee and within how many hours? (Chapter 2-6)

2 calls within 1 hour


What criteria must be met for a minor to be placed in a temporary sheriff lockup? (Chapter 2-6)

(a) The minor is 14 years of age or older.
(b) The minor is taken into temporary custody on the basis of having violated a criminal law (Section 602 WIC).
(c) The peace officer apprehending the minor has a reasonable belief that the minor presents a "serious security risk of harm to self or others."


Just prior to the release to a juvenile or a parent of a juvenile not interrogated, what shall an officer advise the juvenile? (Chapter 2-9)

Their constitutional rights


During the first 12 months after issuance of a provisional driver’s license, what are the restrictions for the driver? (Chapter 2-14)

1) must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian or certified instructor 25 years or older when:
(a) Driving between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m.
(b) When transporting passengers under 20 years of age at any hour.


What are the exceptions for a minor to drive outside the parameters of a provisional license with a signed note from the parent or appropriate entity? (Chapter 2-14, 2-15)

a) Medical necessity.
(b) School or school-authorized activity.
(c) Employment necessity.
(d) Immediate need of family member
(e) Emancipated minor


What are the enforcement guidelines for slow moving vehicles? (Chapter 3-7)

(1) At 10 MPH or more below the normal speed of traffic, the officer shall stop and should issue a CHP 215.
(2) From 5 to 9 MPH below the normal speed of traffic, the officer should stop and take appropriate enforcement action.
(3) From 1 to 4 MPH below the normal speed of traffic, the officer may stop and take appropriate enforcement action.


What must a physician have displayed on their vehicle in order to be identified and exempt from speed law violations and prima facie speed limits? (Chapter 3-17, 3-18)

A California Medical Association (CMA) insignia located on the rear of the vehicle as close to the rear license plate as practicable


What are the exceptions to the Mandatory Seatbelt Law? (Chapter 5-6)

(a) Taxicab operators only when they are operating on a city street and engaged in the transportation of a fare-paying passenger.
(b) Rural postal carriers while actually engaged in the delivery and
collection of mail between their first and last stops along their specified routes.
(c) Newspaper delivery persons while actually engaged in the delivery of
newspapers between their first and last stops along their specified routes.
(d) Persons with a duly certified physically or medically disabling condition. The certification must: be in the person’s possession; describe the nature of the condition; cite the reason why restraint use is inappropriate; and be signed by a licensed physician, surgeon, or chiropractor.
(e) Public employees, when in an authorized emergency vehicle, as defined in Section 165(b)(1) CVC, or any passenger behind the front seat of an authorized emergency vehicle, unless required by the agency employing the public employee.


What is the maximum distance allowed for travel with for passengers in the back of the pickup or flatbed motortruck owned by a farmer or rancher, and the vehicle is being used exclusively within the boundaries of land owned or managed by that farmer or rancher, between different parts of the farm or ranch? (Chapter 5-14)

One mile of highway


Which specialized license plates are permitted to park, without charge, in a metered parking space, as specified, upon approval of the local governing body? (Chapter 5-30)

(a) Pearl Harbor Survivor (Section 5101.3 CVC).
(b) Legion of Valor (Section 5101.4 CVC).
(c) Former American Prisoner of War (Section 5101.5 CVC).
(d) Congressional Medal of Honor (Section 5101.6 CVC).
(e) Purple Heart Recipient (Section 5101.8 CVC).