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1

Who is the owner of Order 252 - Sobriety Checkpoints?

Assistant Chief of Specialized Patrol

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_____ are intended to diminish the impaired driving problem by increasing the opportunity to detect, apprehend, and deter the impaired driver by selective enforcement of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) laws through concentration on existing laws.

Sobriety checkpoints

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_____ are used to heighten the public awareness to the dangers of driving while under the influence of alcohol, chemical or controlled substances.

Sobriety checkpoints

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Sobriety checkpoints will be conducted at times and in places where drug and/or alcohol use has caused _____.

vehicle traffic danger

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Sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in such a manner as to minimize ____ and _____.

traffic backups and inconvenience to motorists

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An integral part of the sobriety checkpoint is to attain maximum _____ of the program and to achieve _____ with Florida and municipal traffic laws.

public awareness
voluntary compliance

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The selection of each sobriety checkpoint will be made by a _____.

supervisor

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The criteria and data used to determine each sobriety checkpoint site will be recorded and maintained by the _____ or designee.

Assistant Chief of Specialized Patrol

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Sergeants shall submit an Intradepartmental Correspondence (P-0004) to his _____requesting authorization to conduct a sobriety checkpoint.

Assistant Chief

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_____ shall submit an Intradepartmental Correspondence (P-0004) to his Assistant Chief requesting authorization to conduct a sobriety checkpoint.

Sergeants

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The P-0004 requires a written reply from the ______ _________ authorizing the checkpoint.

Assistant Chief

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Sobriety checkpoints: The frequency of traffic stops which are flexible based upon traffic congestion. (This can include stopping every motorist or every 6th motorist up to every _____ motorist);

10th

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An after action report shall be submitted to the _____ or designee by the sergeant responsible for the sobriety checkpoint.

Assistant Chief of Specialized Patrol

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An after action report shall be submitted to the Assistant Chief of Specialized Patrol or designee by the _____ responsible for the sobriety checkpoint.

sergeant

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An after action report shall be submitted no later than _____ after the checkpoint occurred

one week

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An after action report shall include: (6)

a. The number of vehicles passing through the checkpoint;
b. The average delay to motorists;
c. The number of motorist detained for field sobriety testing;
d. The number and type of arrest;
e. The number and type of traffic citations issued; and
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f. The identification of unusual incidents such as safety problems or other concerns.

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All law enforcement personnel shall be briefed by the _____ the sobriety checkpoint.

sergeant supervising

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The sergeant responsible for the checkpoint shall provide each officer with a _____, _____ and _____

copy of the authorizing P-0004
related material;
diagram of the checkpoint site.

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The sergeant responsible for the checkpoint shall _____ immediately following the conclusion of the operation to provide an immediate critique of the operation and receive constructive comment from those involved.

Conduct a debriefing

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Each sobriety checkpoint site will be staffed by a sufficient number of uniformed police officers to maintain a safe and efficient operation. At a minimum, this will consist of: (6)

a. Lead Officer who is the supervising sergeant.
b. Approach Safety Officer who is responsible for;
c. Observation Officer (usually a motorcycle officer) who is responsible for;
d. Data Collection Officer who is responsible for maintaining records to include;
e. Lane Safety Officer who is responsible for;
f. Checkpoint Contact Officers are assigned at the checkpoint and shall;

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Sobriety Checkpoint:
Lead Officer who is the _____.

supervising sergeant

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Sobriety Checkpoint:
The lead officer has the responsibility for; (5)

(1) Briefing and debriefing all personnel,
(2) The overall supervision of the checkpoint,
(3) Altering the frequency of vehicles stopped to avoid undue traffic congestion,
(4) Determining the time limits of the checkpoint, and
(5) Discontinuing the checkpoint for the length of time necessary to avoid traffic congestion or other circumstances.

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Approach Safety Officer who is responsible for; (4)

(1) Stationing a police vehicle along the approach to the checkpoint,
(2) Observing approaching motorists and providing advance warning of any potentially hazardous activity,
(3) Notifying other officers of driving behavior which suggest impairment, and
(4) Remaining in position as long as the checkpoint is in operation.

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Observation Officer is usually a _____

motorcycle officer

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Observation Officer (usually a motorcycle officer) who is responsible for;

Watching for motorists who may attempt to avoid the checkpoint and determining if a driving pattern exhibits signs of impairment.

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Is it illegal for a motorist to avoid a sobriety checkpoint?

No, unless a traffic violation is observed or probable cause exists to take other action,

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Can the observation officer pursue a motorist who avoids a checkpoint?

yes, with the permission of the lead officer,

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Sobriety Checkpoint: who is responsible for maintaining records?

Data Collection Officer

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Data Collection Officer who is responsible for maintaining records to include; (6)

(1) The number of vehicles passing through the checkpoint,
(2) The number of motorists detained for field sobriety testing,
(3) Documenting time delays to motorists,
(4) The number and types of arrest,
(5) The number of traffic citations issued, and
(6) Duration of checkpoint.

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Lane Safety Officer who is responsible for; (2)

(1) Ensuring that warning signs, barricades, or flares are in place and remain there, and
(2) Assisting the data collection officer.

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Which officer at a checkpoint actually approach the motorists?

Checkpoint Contact Officers

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Checkpoint Contact Officers shall obtain the driver license to: (2),

(a) Verify the identity, and
(b) Check the expiration date.

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When will a checkpoint contact officer check the status of a driver's license?

When the driver cannot exhibit the license and necessary issue the appropriate traffic citations at the staging area

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Who looks for indicators and characteristics of an impaired driver at a sobriety checkpoint?

Contact Officers

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The sergeant designing, implementing, and supervising a sobriety checkpoint shall notify the Sheriff's spokesperson of the activity _____ prior to the checkpoint occurring.

two days

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Sobriety Checkpoint: The media officer will be provided the following information: (3)

a. Date and time;
b. Checkpoint location; and
c. Duration of the checkpoint activity.

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How will the supervising sergeant notify the Communications Center?

P-0004

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Sobriety Checkpoint: The Communications center will be notified of the following information

a. Date and time;
b. Checkpoint location; and
c. Duration of the checkpoint activity.

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_____ traffic stops at a sobriety checkpoint will not be conducted.

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