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1

The best physical evidence is normally found at or near the site of the most ____ action taken by the ____ against the property or victim.

Critical Action
Criminal

2

Physical evidence must be properly found, recorded, and collected for it to be used in ____ the ____ of a crime.

Discovering the facts

3

Any calls involving officer of this department in any major incident, the ____ ____ officer shall be in charge of the scene.

ranking command officer

4

Investigation unit supervisory officer is present at the crime scene, he supervises the activities of follow up unit det, ____ and CSU Investigators.

UEDI

5

Officer should utilize the ____ ____ form, on any preliminary criminal investigation where witnesses are likely to be present, or at the direction of a supervisor or follow up in a personal

Neighborhood Canvas form

6

The primary officers report should include:
-vehicles, persons, or suspicious activity seen on the way to the scene
-time of arrival
-name all ____ present if a supervisor does not make a scene
-____ ____ statement made by the actor or ____ ____ made by the complaint

Officer
res gestate statement
dying decelerations

7

When an officer is handling a firearm:
-Least intrusive manner
-Does NOT rotate ____ , does NOT ____ firearm
-Secures it in the ____ of the ____ vehicle
-Record the location of recovery and condition- marks his ____

Cylinder/Unload
Trunk of police vehicle
Initials

8

Follow up unit detective assigned to the case identifies and interviews ____ outside the ____ crime scene area.

Witnesses
Immediate crime scene

9

Personnel authorized in homicide/ violent crime scene:
-First officer
-EMS
-Patrol SGT
-additional officers if needed to secure/protect scene
-CSU Inv. and ____
-Follow up unit personnel
-____

A patrol sgt assigns a officer to complete the crime scene ____ ____ and records all personnel entering into the crime scene. The form is forwarded to homicide for the file.

CSI SGT
Medical Examiner

10

Any personnel entering an indoor crime scene will wear protective ____ ____ and ____
Any personnel entering an outdoor crime scene will wear ____
Equipment is determined by an investigation division ____

Shoe Coverings And Gloves
Wear Gloves
Supervisor

11

In cases of a "mysterious" homicide/ no evident SP or witness/ where it appears a solution to the crime may rest heavily on the development of ____ ____ to identify a criminal actor-
The only officers authorized to enter a crime scene are those specifically charged with ____ the ____ for ____ ____.

Physical Evidence
Processing the area for physical evidence

12

Crime recordings officers duties:
-officer notify the supervisor if entry into the video recording origin or custody of the VHS tapes is refused, or if a digital copy cannot be made
- viewing of the master recording should only be done by the follow up unit and the ____ ____ detail
-if viewing of master video is needed for immediate information on the crime, approval is needed from ____

Technical investigation Detail
Follow up supervisor

13

If a video copy can't be made, the crime scene unit investigator shall take custody of all digital video equipment including the monitor when requested by ____ and place it in the property room. They shall also route the copy of the report to the follow up and ____ ____ ____.

Supervisor
Technical investigation Detail Supervisor

14

Follow up unit Det:
-Views master video to verify incident was recorded
-Should be viewed on another ____
-Documents the camera ____ and ____ digit ____ of incident

Computer
Number/ Six digit time

15

If custody of the master video is refused the supervisor will notify the follow up unit to let them determine if they want to do an immediate ____ ____ or wait to obtain the video evidence at a later date
When a master video recording cannot be made supervisor determines if the offense is severe enough to notify the technical investigations detail detectives after hours

Search warrant

16

Robbery crime scenes-
-Safeguard all ____ and ____ possibly used by the actor
-Allow no authorized persons near areas where the robbery may have been
-____ the areas where the actual robbery took place

Entrances and exits
Isolating

17

UEDI/CSI Cancelation:
-Officer determines no burglary committed
-____ determines impossible to lift prints/ get evidence
-____ doesn't want processing after being told of UEDI role

Officer will document the cancelation in his report.

Supervisor
Owner

18

When a safe has been entered, the officer secures the ____ area surround the safe, ____/____ point of SP, and notifies follow up who may need to make the scene.

Immediate area
Entry/exit point

19

Vehicle burglary processing:
-AP
-SP in case and possibility of developing ____ ____
-Complainant requests processing
-Theft involves losses of ____ monetary ____

Latent print
Great monetary value

20

Recovered stolen processing:
-UEDI dispatched to all scenes of recovery unless complainant refuses or vehicle is impounded to the vehicle storage unit due to UEDI availability
-Vehicles are taken to the storage unit if:
Inclement ____
Inadequate ____
Serious offense and CSU Investigator request vehicle be moved to ____ ____

Inclement weather
Inadequate lighting
Evidence Stall

21

Recovered stolen processing:
-UEDI dispatched to all scenes of recovery unless complainant refuses or vehicle is impounded to the vehicle storage unit due to UEDI availability
-Vehicles are taken to the storage unit if:
Inclement ____
Inadequate ____
Serious offense and CSU Investigator request vehicle be moved to ____ ____

Inclement weather
Inadequate lighting
Evidence Stall

22

Officers ____ make the scene on all forgeries ____ ____. Officers notifies the forgery detail or NCID. Officer handles the arrest if units are not available.

Shall
Forgeries in progress.

23

Communications unit will advise complainants of check forgeries not in progress; to fill out forged check form (found at HQ, ____ or SAPD web), each forged check will need a form and either ____ or return the forged check to forgery unit.

Substation
Email

24

The ____ ____ detail should be present at all search warrant for digital evidence with approval from their ____.
Officers should not manipulate any buttons, switches or keyboards when confiscating a device unless instructed by a ____ ____ detective. This should be documented in officers report and a copy will go with the computer.

Technical Investigation Detail
Supervisor
Computer Forensics Detective

25

Digital evidence related to a criminal offense may be placed in the property room or taken to the ____ ____ lab for forensic analysis.

Computer forensic lab