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1

The San Diego Police Department uses what radio system? (2.01-III)
a. Motorola 400 megahertz
b. Motorola 450 megahertz
c. Motorola 600 megahertz
d. Motorola 800 megahertz

D

2

The SDPD uses a radio system using how many trunked channels? (2.01-III)
a. 10 trunked channels
b. 16 trunked channels
c. 20 trunked channels
d. 24 trunked channels

C

3

Each channel is recorded and cannot be monitored by the public. (2.01-III)
a. True
b. False

B

4

To reserve a talkgroup in advance for a special operation or event, a supervisor or his representative MUST contact one of the following: (2.01-IV)
a. Communications Division Supervisor
b. Lead - LD01
c. Watch Commander
d. Both A and B
e. All of the above

D

5

At a critical incident, when a command post has been established, the _____ should request that a tactical talkgroup be reserved for the incident. (2.01-IV)
a. Ranking Officer
b. Case Agent
c. Incident Scribe
d. First Responding Officer

A

6

If a portable radio is lost or stolen, officers need to request a _______ to "inhibit it" from use on the system. (2.01-VI)
a. Field Supervisor
b. Watch Commander
c. Communications Supervisor
d. Equipment Officer with Operational Support

C

7

What is the unit designator for a Two Officer, Extra Unit, on Second Watch? (2.02-III)
a. K
b. X
c. W
d. Z

C

8

Who is responsible for the development and appropriate distribution of detailed lists of unit designator assignments? (2.02-III)
a. Field Supervisor
b. Commanding Officer
c. Watch Commander
d. Operational Support

B

9

The primary reason for the final disposition code is to ensure accountability for dispatches made to field units. (2.03-III)
a. True
b. False

A

10

In regards to an Amber Alert Activation, which scenario would not apply? (2.04-V)
a. A child's abduction by a stranger
b. A missing 16 year old diabetic who requires insulin shots
c. A missing or runaway 11 year old boy
d. A kidnapped 17 year old with a proven mental capacity of an 8 year old boy

C

11

Who will be notified by the Incident Commander or patrol supervisor to initiate the California Child Safety Amber Network? (2.04-VI)
a. CHP
b. Local media
c. Communications supervisor
d. Watch Commander

D

12

Regarding the Tarasoff Decision, officers should give the victim the identity of the suspect. (2.06-IV)
a. True
b. False

A

13

What is not one of the guidelines for initiating Sigalert Bulletins? (2.07-IV)
a. Flooding conditions
b. Major fires
c. In progress vehicle pursuit
d. Heavy fog conditions

C

14

The general on a Sigalert Bulleting for severe traffic condition is that the congestion would extend for how long? (2.07-IV)
a. More than 15 minutes
b. More than 30 minutes
c. More than 45 minutes
d. More than 1 hour

B

15

What is the only approved air ambulance service in San Diego County? (2.08-III)
a. Mercy Air
b. Life flight
c. Rescue Air
d. All of the above are approved

A

16

Placing EMS/Rescue Aircraft on standby will normally cut response time by ____. (2.08-IV)
a. 2 minutes
b. 5 minutes
c. 10 minutes
d. 15 minutes

B

17

Patients under the influence of PCP are not candidates for transport by EMS/Rescue Aircraft. (2.08-IV)
a. True
b. False

A

18

Which agency is primarily responsible for handling industrial accidents? (2.09-IV)
a. CAL/OSHA
b. SD Police Department
c. SD Fire Rescue
d. City Environment Services

C

19

Collect call originating outside San Diego County may only be accepted by _____/ (2.10-V)
a. Supervisors
b. Communications
c. Watch Commander
d. Commanding Officers or designees
e. Collect calls are not allowed

D

20

Who is responsible for maintaining an accurate and updated inventory of all Department cellular telephones? (2.10-VII)
a. Communications Division
b. Operational Support Administration
c. Watch Commanders Office
d. Chief's Office

B

21

Personnel may download ringtones, games, or similar items onto Department-issued cellular devices as long as it would not interfere with the phones normal functions. (2.10-VII)
a. True
b. False

B

22

Who is responsible for updating the Computer-Aided-Dispatch (CAD) system with all pager assignment changes? (2.11-VI)
a. Watch Commanders Office
b. Communications Division
c. Records Division
d. Operational Support Division

D

23

Who is responsible for monitoring cellular telephone usage and conducting telephone audits when unusual cellular telephone use is noticed? (2.12-VI)
a. Commanding Officers
b. Operational Support Division
c. Communications Division
d. Internal Affairs Unit

A

24

In regards to replacement procedures and responsibility for lost, stolen, or damaged radios, who conducts an investigation verifying the radio was lost, stolen, or damaged, and determines the presence or absence of employee's negligence? (2.13-V)
a. Operational Support Administration
b. Commanding Officer
c. Supervisor
d. Fiscal Operations

C

25

The Department may routinely employ automatic electronic mail content scanning tools to ensure that users restrict the communications to Department business matters. (2.14-IV)
a. True
b. False

A