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Director of Patrol & Enforcement


Laws and ordinances exist for the benefit of _____ without regard to _____, _____ or _____.

all citizens
social status


It is the obligation of members of the Sheriff's Office to take whatever action may be necessary to enforce these laws and ordinances with _____ and _____.

equality and impartiality


In order to be most effective in suppressing and preventing crime, enforcement effort should be keyed to: (4)

time and location,
relative seriousness of the crimes occurring
crime preventable by police action
those which foster additional and more serious crimes.


Law enforcement is directed toward _____ and _____.

those who engage in unlawful activity
those who interfere with the rights and personal safety of others


To arrest and detain such persons is not to deny them their assured rights, since no person has the right to violate the law, but it is rather the _____ and _____ of the police acting as _____.

duty and responsibility
agents for society


Officers must exercise some degree of _____ in the application of enforcement action, as there often are methods of effectively accomplishing the purpose of the law other than arrest.



When the offense is minor, or in violation of a regulatory measure and lacks a specific victim, the police mission can sometimes be accomplished by _____ or _____ in lieu of _____.

a courteous warning
by issuance of a citation
physical arrest


Regardless of the nature of enforcement action taken, officers must remain _____ and _____ in contacts with offenders.

objective and professional


_______ is an order for the arrest of a defendant that is obtained after a case is formally filed by the State Attorney’s Office (SAO).



The issuance of a capias by a judge means that _____

the complete filing decision has been made and information or an indictment is filed with the Clerk of the Court.


_____ is issued by a judge upon probable cause (no case has been filed) and is generally used when an immediate arrest by warrant is required.

arrest warrant


An arrest warrant is different from a capias in that upon issuance of an arrest warrant,_____ and _____

the filing decision has not been made and information has not been filed.


_______ is issued by the SAO and commands an “at large” defendant to appear in court to face misdemeanor or ordinance violation charges resulting from information filed by the SAO.

misdemeanor summons


Service of a misdemeanor summons (is/is not) an arrest and the defendant (is/is not) incarcerated.

is not
is not


This may be used by police officers for a field release of eligible violators or by corrections officers for violators who meet specific criteria after physical arrest.

Notice to Appear Citation (NTA):


Notice to Appear Citation (NTA) is also referred to as a _______

Misdemeanor Citation,


Issuance of a NTA (does/does not) constitute an arrest.



a procedure whereby an eligible violator is immediately released upon the officer completing the NTA and the violator signing such citation.

Field Release”


that procedure whereby the officer takes the violator into custody and transports him to the Pretrial Detention Facility (PDF) for the purpose of booking him into the PDF.

Physical Arrest”


an order by the court commanding a sheriff or other official to physically bring before the court a person who is found guilty of contempt of court.

writ of bodily attachment


Who issues Identification (ID) documents to foreign government personnel (Foreign Diplomatic Officers, or Consular Officers, their families, official staff, and servants) who are entitled to immunity per the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR) and related treaties created with different countries.

The United States (US) Department of State


Regarding priviliges and immunities: Can reasonable constraints be applied? when? (3)

in emergency circumstances involving self-defense, public safety, or the prevention of serious criminal acts.


Questions regarding a person’s status or immunity, including claims a crime was committed pursuant to an “official act” should be directed to _____ during working hours at 202-485-7703 and to _____ after hours at (202) 647-1512.

the Bureau of Consular Affairs
the State Department Operations Center


U.S. Senators and U.S. Representatives shall in all cases, except _____, _____ and _____ be privileged from arrest during their attendance at the session of their respective Houses and in going to and returning from the same.

“Treason,” “Felony,” and “Breach of the Peace,”


In any circumstance involving priviliges and immunity, a _____ shall be contacted for assistance.

supervisor and/or commanding officer


_____, _____ and _____ who commit a minor violation of the law will not be taken into custody, but issued a citation to appear in court.

U.S. mail vehicle drivers
train engineers
bus drivers


Regarding U.S. mail vehicle drivers, train engineers, and bus drivers who commit a minor violation of the law: If an officer is unsure, he should contact _____

his supervisor.


If an arrest of U.S. mail vehicle drivers, train engineers, or bus drivers is necessary because a felony or “serious” misdemeanor has been committed, the officer will notify _____

A Supervisor.


Regarding the arrest of U.S. mail vehicle drivers, train engineers, or bus drivers: Once approval is obtained from the Street Supervisor, arrangements will be made to release the vehicle at the scene, if necessary, or _____

the subject will be accompanied to the depot, bus barn, or post office to leave the vehicle.


Jacksonville Police Officers are _____ and _____ with full police authority and are responsible for making arrests and executing all legal process within _____.

Municipal Police Officers and Deputy Sheriffs
all of Duval County


Officers are considered to be _____ outside of Duval County, unless an arrest is made in “fresh pursuit” or pursuant to a mutual aid agreement within the State of Florida.

private citizens


Officers are considered to be private citizens outside of Duval County, unless an arrest is made in _____ or pursuant to a _____within the State of Florida.

“fresh pursuit”
mutual aid agreement


A Police Officer has the authority to arrest on fresh pursuit outside of Duval County for _____, _____ or _____ per Florida State Statute (F.S.S.) 901.25.

a felony
city ordinance violation


Any officer making such an arrest outside of Duval County (except for arrests in Clay County and Nassau County) must immediately notify _____.

the officer in charge of the jurisdiction in which the arrest is made


Any officer making such an arrest outside of Duval County (except for arrests in Clay County and Nassau County) along with the officer in charge of the jurisdiction, must take the arrested person, without unnecessary delay, _____

before a county court judge or other committing magistrate of the county in which the arrest is made.


A Police Officer, acting as a private citizen within the State of Florida and not as an officer, may arrest outside of his county if: (2)

a. A felony has actually been committed and the Police Officer has probable cause to believe that the arrested person committed it; or
b. A misdemeanor constituting a breach of the peace is committed in his presence.


F.S.S. 901.27-32 and Rule 3.125 of the Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure provide that Police Officers may cite a person for violating_____ or _____ with a written “Notice to Appear” Citation after an arrest.

a State Misdemeanor (1st and 2nd degree)
a Municipal Ordinance (MO)


it is the general policy of the Sheriff's Office to use _____in lieu of a physical arrest whenever the violator meets the eligibility requirements, unless unusual circumstances exist.

the NTA


Only _____ will execute arrest warrants.

sworn law enforcement officers


Any officer or detective investigating an incident in Duval County with pursuant investigation leading him to a suspect in _____ or _____ shall follow the “Cops Without Borders” procedures:

Clay County or Nassau County


A Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (JSO) officer who locates a suspect(s) in Clay County or Nassau County who has an outstanding Duval County arrest warrant or capias shall do what?

contact the Clay County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) or the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) via the JSO Communications Center (Investigations Dispatcher) and notify CCSO/NCSO of the situation.


Regarding cops without borders: After notification has been made, JSO officers _____ and _____ should a crime occur in their presence while they are so engaged;

shall immediately be empowered to arrest the suspect
take other appropriate law enforcement action


A JSO officer who has located a suspect in Clay County/Nassau County for whom the officer has (or develops) probable cause to arrest for a serious, violent felony shall adhere to the following procedure: (4)

(1) Notify the CCSO/NCSO Watch Commander of the situation (including the suspect’s description and location, and the facts of the offense) via the JSO Communications Center;
(2) The CCSO/NCSO Watch Commander shall then decide whether an immediate arrest is appropriate, based on the facts of the situation. The CCSO/NCSO Watch Commander’s decision whether to authorize an immediate arrest by the JSO officer is final;
(3) If the CCSO/NCSO Watch Commander authorizes an immediate arrest, the JSO officer shall then be empowered to arrest the suspect and to take appropriate law enforcement action should a criminal offense occur in their presence while they are so engaged; and
(4) If the CCSO/NCSO Watch Commander does not authorize an immediate arrest, the JSO officer shall not arrest the suspect. In that case, the JSO officer shall return to Duval County and obtain an arrest warrant for the suspect. The arrest warrant can then be served following the warrant/capias arrest procedure above.


After making an arrest in Clay County/Nassau County for a Duval County offense, JSO officers shall transport the suspect to _____ and book the suspect ______;

the Duval County PDF
following standard procedures


If the arrest (Clay/Nassau County) is pursuant to a warrant/capias (Duval County) and there is a bond amount on the warrant/capias, the suspect (can/can not) request that they be booked in Clay County or Nassau County rather than Duval County. Officers (are/are) not required to inform the suspect of that option.

are not


If a JSO officer arrests a person for a crime that occurs in Clay County or Nassau County while the officer is acting under this program, that person must be booked where?

in either the Clay County or the Nassau County PDF, as applicable.


Officers acting under cops without borders procedure shall notify _____ that they will be taking law enforcement action outside Duval County.

a JSO Police Supervisor


Regarding Baptist medical centers: Employees that provide medical services to patients that are being arrested or detained/removed from the hospital property should be allowed _____ before being taken away from the building.

to pass down needed medical information to another employee


Regarding Baptist medical centers: If there are any issues that cannot be resolved by the hospital security staff, then ask to have _____ called. Consult with your supervisor for further guidance in handling the situation.

the on-call hospital administrator


Suspects apprehended or arrested for cases where the Investigations Division has sole responsibility for follow-up shall not be read their constitutional rights nor questioned about the case, unless _____

directed by a detective to do so.


For arrestees of the opposite sex, male officers shall search outer garments and personal goods, but shall refrain from searching the person of the female arrestee unless the officer has reason to believe _____.

a weapon is present


_______ shall conduct a strip search.

Only Corrections Officers of the same sex