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Definition: A specific group of radios that are assigned to a bureau, division, or unit.

Talk Group

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Definition: An approved set of talk groups.

System

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Definition: Indicates a specific radio transmission which can be heard by any member in the talk group or anyone with an appropriate scanner.

Unencrypted or Clear Voice

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Definition: Indicates a specific radio transmission is encoded to prevent unauthorized personnel from hearing the transmission.

Encrypted

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Definition: A private conversation between two radios.

Individual Call

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Code Definition: Requires emergency lights and siren. this class of calls is an Emergency.

Code One

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Code Definition: Possible set up call, i.e., possibly designated to bring harm to officers.

Code Five

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Code Definition: Explosive device call.

Code Seven

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The primary reasons for using ten signals in radio communications are to _________ errors caused by misunderstanding the message, and saving of _____ _____ by minimizing unnecessary repeats and clarifications.

Decrease / Air Time

10

Caution Indicator One =

Known to be physically violent

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Caution Indicator Two =

Known to be armed

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Caution Indicator Three =

Known to have assaulted a police officer

13

A mouth-to-microphone distance of ____ to ___ inches should be maintained.

1 - 2

14

All transmissions to the dispatcher, and from officer to officer are __________.

Recorded

15

Members will discontinue use of and turn off the vehicle radio or portable radio within ______ yards or _______ feet of suspected explosive devices.

100 yards / 300 feet

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Members shall keep car-to-car transmissions at a minimum, and limit them to ________ ________ business.

Official Police

17

Acknowledge radio calls from the dispatcher by always giving _____/______ street locations first and complete radio numbers.

East/West

18

Members shall contact outside agencies on the _______ _______ talk group.

Mutual Aid

19

_____ ______ Signal is used prior to broadcasting general information.

Alert Tone Signal

20

______ ______ Signal is used when a call has been received or it can be reasonably surmised that a gun is involved in a violent or potentially violent incident.

Pulse Tone Signal

21

_____ ______ Signal is used in all assist-the-officer report.

Warble Tone Signal

22

Pushing the emergency button initiates a _______ _____.

Declared Emergency

23

Emergency Situations take _________ over all radio transmissions.

Precendence

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______ ___ _______ is defined as a period of time that members are to cease all radio transmissions except in the even of an emergency.

Hold the Air

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A member will be considered to have missed a radio call if they fail to answer the radio after having been called by the dispatcher _____ times.

Three (3)

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If members discover that they have missed a radio call, they will contact their ________ ________ and provide an explanation.

Immediate Supervisor

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In the interest of ______ _______, the Communications Unit must dispatch all priority 10 through 30 calls for service and handle auxiliary requests by officers prior to conducting computer inquiries.

Public Safety