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1

Deadly force is authorized when?

-Defend yourself or other from what is believed to be imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury
- When necessary to apprehend a suspect who you believe has committed a felony involving the use or threatened use of deadly force (except ADW vehicle)
- When necessary to apprehend a person who has committed ADW with vehicle and you believe it has resulted in serious injury or death.

(the last two require you to avoid voce that might subject innocent to possible death or injury and "all other means have been exhausted")

2

Is Demeanor a force option?

NO

3

What are the 7 different use of force options?

Control Hold
OC
CEW
Baton
Deadly Force
Personal Weapons
Less-Leathel Shotgun

4

What two key principles must employee's be guided by in the understanding and application of the use of force policy?

-Sound force reasonable for the situation as provided by law and in conformance with Departmental policy.
- The use of only that force reasonable for the situation as provided by law and in conformance with departmental policy

5

How often shall the contents of 70.6 be reviewed by officers and sgts?

Quarterly

6

When shall a 268 be done in regards to use of force?

-Whenever any of the force options are use in an enforcement situation. (doesn't include display)
-When the use of a control hold or handcuffs on a suspect results in an injury or complaint of an injury.
- when a high risk or felony stopped is used on an innocent party

7

When can an officer discharge a firearm at an animal?

-self defense or defense of another
-to destroy critically injured animal, (when safe to do so)
-when necessary to destroy rabid animals or animal attacking livestock

8

Do you have to have supervisors approval to dispatch animal?

Should be obtained, with consideration to location and employee's experience.

9

Supervisor Responsibility in OIS

1 notify commander(S) (your agency and local authority)
2 respond and assume IC responsibilities
3- Coordinate resources with the primary agency
4- request appropriate CIIT (if applicable, depends on sop)
5- ensure all the first responders responsibilities have been completed.
6- provide safety of employees, victims, suspects and witness. Make sure all weapons are accounted for.
7-Provide the integrity of shooting scene by establishing perimeter.
8- do not allow allied agency to interview or interrogate our employee until our investigator can be consulted first.
9- use OIS on scene guidelines

10

What do we do if the primary agency doesn't want to let an supervisor (one rank higher than shooter) form our department in on the interview?

Shall inform employee of the legal representation program

11

How long do we keep a copy of the shooting report?

10 years plus the current year.

12

How long do we keep the evince from a shooting?

10 years plus current year unless there is still civil litigation

13

How much time can an employee receive off after a shooting if its requested by the commander and approved by ACF?

5 days

14

If the officers soft body armor is penetrated by a bullet what is required?

a report shall be forwarded to business service section w/ 10 working days concerning ballistic protection

15

For officer safety reason's, what is not discussed when a officer involved shooting is being discussed with the media?

whether or not the officer was wearing a bullet proof vest
Shall not*

16

Should you try to get the owners permission before dispatching an animal?

if possible

17

When does the discharge of a firearm need to be reported? 6 of them

1-intentional discharge of any firearm by an officer on duty
2- the intentional discharge of any firearm while off duty, in the direction of or causing injury to any person or toward the property of another person without their consent
3- accidental discharge on duty
4-off duty A/D with a firearm that may be concealed
5-warning shots fired off duty in attempt to apprehend a suspect
6- intentional or a/d by a non uniformed employee while on duty

18

what is required if you shoot an animal on duty?

shall submit a memo to his commander

19

Can info b withheld from the media if it can be proven it would jeopardize the investigation or endanger the safety of a person?

YEs, includes employee's, victims, suspects.

20

When are we exempt from the rules of the road? 4

in response to emergency call
engaged in rescue operations.
in the immediate pursuit of suspected or actual violator
in response to, but not returning from fire alarm

21

Can you engage in a pursuit with civilian in the car?

should not, peace officers only

22

Supervisors responsibilities in pursuit? 4

1- shall take active role in pursuit and conduct evaluation
2- discontinue when necessary (unsafe speed, risk vs gain)
3- ensure purist is conducted within policy (# of units, request for air, notification of allied agencies)
4- proceeding to the termination point if at all practicable to supervise and collect info

23

Is a supervisors permission needed before legal intervention?

should be obtained

24

Ramming shouldn't occur above what speed?

35 mph

25

What can you not use spike strips on?

m/c's, haz mat, busses with passengers, anything else that would pose a hazard

26

If a vehicle experienced brake fade or any other problems during a pursuit, what SHALL they do?

place it out of service

27

When shall pursuit policy be reviewed?

For officer and sgts, quarterly or when they transfer

28

What needs to be completed annually by employees every year in regards to pursuits?

CHP 228 Pursuit Policy Attestation

29

How often does policy require vehicle speedometers to be calibrated?

90 days or 30,000 miles

30

How should firearms be pointed on a high risk stop?
What about shotgun or rifle?

low ready
low ready, with round racked, and safety on

31

What's the major difference between high risk stop and felony stop, as far as tactics?

high risk = gun at low ready
felony stop= gun pointed at suspect

32

Minimum amount of officers that should perform high risk or felony stoP?

3, but should be more

33

Can you use a frontage road to pace a vehicle?

no

34

What enforcement me should be directed towards during commute?

hazardous accident and congestion - causing violations

35

How often must uniformed employee's attend training for enforcement tactics, arrest tech, and use of safety equipment? and how long? What happens if you fail?

8 hrs/ annually
refresher training for a period not to exceed 30 days after certificate is due, if they fail again after training, they are plead on interim.

36

Where should you attach with personal weapons?

eyes, throat, groin, neck, and back

37

What are the two approved control holds?

bent wrist, and twist lock

38

Do all person's arrested have to be handcuffed?
what about to the front?

Yes
officer may cuff to the front if, sick (injured or disabled), elderly, visibly pregnant

39

When is the only time a female riding in a car doesn't need to be announced to dispatch?

government employee's on official business or on ride alongs

40

How is a hogtied prisoner transported? Any special considerations?

shall be placed on his side and monitored the entire time

41

What should employee's do when they apply a spit sock?

shall advise supervisor

42

Where should the spit sock be in a patrol car?

fist aid kit in the trunk

43

What shall you do if you 10-15 is combative?

Have dispatch alert the jail

44

who can a spit sock go on?

only 10-15's, 5150's or minors who you have taken car of per 305 of W&I

45

Injuries to prisoner's shall be documented on what?

arrest report, CHP21, and CHP268

46

What are the rules for using pepper spray?

shall not be used at less than 3 feet, unless extreme danger exits.
The projected should not be aimed at the eyes at a distance of less than 5 feet

47

How do you decontaminate oc spray?

remove from area, flush with cool water (no more than 30 minutes after spray), and document the OC spray on the booking sheet and notify jailer

48

Can you put regular ammo in a less leather shotgun?

AT NO TIME Shall it be done!!!!

49

Can you shoot a less lethal shotgun at a potentially lethal are of the body? what are they?

only if deadly force is justified
head, neck, throaty, and spine

50

What are the normal targeted areas for less lethal shotgun?

hip, pelvic, or buttoch regions, or other large muscle mass ground in the lower body suck as thighs and calves

51

Where shall the officer avoid intentionally aiming for with the CEW?

head, face, neck, throat, groin and spine

52

Officer shall not use the few if they believe....

-the suspect has been exposed to flammable liquids
-they could fall from a substantial height or into water
-or on pregnant women, elderly or frail, suspects less than 80 pounds, or children.
- should not be used against a person who is in control of a vehicle if it can be put into motion.

53

If the probe can be removed from a CEW deployment, what shall be done?

swabbed with an antiseptic wipe and a first aid adhesive strip applied

54

What area shall a CEW probe not be removed from?

groin
breast (on female)
head or eyes
neck
spinal column
joints

55

After a probe is shot from a CEW what shall be done with it?

it shall be dealt with like biohazard and booked into evidence