Body Worn Camera Flashcards Preview

Shit To Know > Body Worn Camera > Flashcards

Flashcards in Body Worn Camera Deck (31)
Loading flashcards...
1

The use of the body worn camera system provides documentary evidence for: chose all that applies

A. criminal investigations.
B. internal or administrative investigations.
C. civil litigation.
D. A and B
E. B and C
F. All of the above

F. All of the above.

L 4430

2

Actual time spent testing or reporting damage to a body worn camera shall be regarded as time worked.

True or false

True.

L 4433

3

Each officer is responsible for ensuring that their assigned body worn camera is downloaded/ uploaded during their shift as needed or at the completion of their shift, or at the end of their workweek.

True or false

False.

Each officer is responsible for ensuring that their assigned body worn camera is downloaded/ uploaded during their shift as needed or at the completion of their shift, or at any time the device’s memory is deemed to be full.

L 4433

4

Supervisors completing a Use of Force investigation where a body worn camera was used should ________ the video and follow procedures set forth in Duty Manual Section L 2605 (Supervisor's responsibilities).

A. Reduce
B. Watch
C. Review
D. Show

C. Review

L 4434

5

Can a Supervisors view a video captured by the officer’s body worn camera prior to contacting the citizen for a citizen complaint?

Yes or no

Yes.

Supervisors may have the ability to immediately resolve citizen complaints by viewing video captured by the officer’s body worn camera prior to contacting the citizen. At no time, except at the direction of the Chief or designee, shall the supervisor allow the citizen to view the file footage. In those circumstances where a complaint is resolved with no further action needed, supervisors shall make notes in the CAD event.

L 4434

6

Officers _________ make every effort to record non-enforcement contacts should they become confrontational, assaultive or enforcement-oriented.

A. Will
B. Shall
C. Can
D. May

B. Shall

L 4435

7

Officers _________ activate the system any time they feel its use would be appropriate and/or valuable to document an incident.

A. May
B. Shall
C. Will
D. Can

A. May

L 4435

8

Body worn camera recordings shall not be intentionally terminated until the conclusion of the encounter except: chose all that applies

A. for tactical or safety reasons
B. the encounter no longer holds evidentiary or investigative value.
C. Flag down
D. Complaints

A and B.

L 4435

9

Can an officer deactivate his BWC when assigned to outer perimeter position and has no verbal and visual contact with involved parties?

Yes or no

Yes. An Officer can deactivate.

L 4436

10

Officers _________ deactivate the body worn camera when engaged in conversations with individuals with whom the officer is in a privileged relationship (e.g. spouse, attorney, police peer counselor, labor representative, minister, etc.)

A. May
B. Will
C. Shall
D. Can

C. Shall

L 4436

11

Officers _________ verbally indicate why the body worn camera is being deactivated and will reactivate the body worn camera at the conclusion of the private conversation if the need for recording the police encounter or investigation still exists.

A. Shall
B. Will
C. May
D. Can

B. Will

L 4436

12

Officer are not required to advise or obtain consent to utilize the BWC from a private person when (only two).


A. In a public place
B. In a location where there is an expectation of privacy (e.g., inside a building or dwelling) but the officer is lawfully present.

L 4437

13

when initiating a police action as described in Duty Manual Section L 4435 (When to Activate), officers shall make a ___________ ___________ to advise persons they are being recorded with the body worn camera, unless the officer has reason to believe that doing so will endanger the safety of the officer or another officer or a member of the public or will interfere with the conduct of an investigation.

A. Every effort
B. Mandatory effort
C. Reasonable effort
D. None of the above

C. Reasonable effort

L 4437

14

When an officer’s legal grounds for a search of a residence is based solely on consent, they are required to both advise ________ obtain consent to record with a body worn camera from the person, with legal standing, who is being recorded and/or searched. This does not apply to crimes in progress or other circumstances that would allow the officer to be lawfully present without a warrant.

A. And
B. Or
C. Also
D. But

A. And

L 4437

15

Personnel are not required to activate the camera system during routine, incidental contact with a citizen, (i.e. giving directions or lunch breaks).

True or false

True

L 4438

16

Officers will not knowingly activate the body worn camera in the following circumstances: chose all the applies

A. A victim or witness who requests that he or she not be recorded and the situation is not confrontational.
B. A potential witness who requests to speak to an officer confidentially or desires anonymity.
C. A victim who requests that he or she not be recorded as a condition of cooperation and the interests of justice require such cooperation.
D. A suspect who requests that he or she not be recorded and the situation is not confrontational.

A, B, C

L 4438

17

Officers will not knowingly activate the body worn camera in the following circumstances: chose all the applies

A. During tactical briefings, or the discussion of safety and security procedures.
B. Citizen initiated contact.
C. Undercover officers, except in the course of criminal investigation.
D. Strip Searches.
E. Public or private locker rooms, changing rooms, restrooms, unless taking the police actions.

A, C, D, E

B. Citizen self initiated contact does not apply.

L 4438

18

Officers will not knowingly activate the body worn camera in the following circumstances: chose all the applies

A. Doctor’s or lawyer’s offices, unless taking the police actions stated in Duty Manual Section L 4435 (When to Activate), Subsections 1-6, and 9.
B. Medical or hospital facilities, unless taking the police actions stated in Duty Manual Section L 4435 (When to Activate), Subsections 1-6, and 9.
C. Other places where individuals unrelated to the investigation are present and would have a reasonable expectation of privacy, unless taking the police actions stated in Duty Manual Section L 4435 (When to Activate), Subsections 1-6, and 9.
D. To surreptitiously record any department member without their consent, a court order, or unless lawfully authorized by the Chief of Police or designee for the purposes of a criminal investigation. (Duty Manual Section L 4513, Recording of Statements).
E. The monitoring of persons based solely upon the person’s political or religious beliefs or upon the exercise of the person’s constitutional rights to freedom of speech and religious expression, petition and assembly under the United States and California Constitutions, or because of the content or viewpoint of the person’s protected speech is prohibited.

All of the above

19

Should the officer use discretion and not record the crime victim or witness statement with the body worn camera, the officer should document the reason for not fully recording the statement with the body worn camera.

True or false

True.

L 4439

20

Personnel shall not make copies of any Body Worn Camera file for their _____________ use and are prohibited from using a recording device such as a phone camera or secondary video camera to record body worn camera files.

A. Benefit
B. Self-interest
C. Personal
D. Self-motivated

C. Personal use

L 4440

21

Personally owned body worn cameras can be used while on duty.

True or false

False

Personally owned body worn cameras shall not be used while on duty.

L 4440

22

The body worn camera shall not be used to record:

A. Encounters not directly related to official activities in the proper performance of police duties.
B. Performance of non-enforcement functions or administrative duties within a Department facility.
C. A and B.

C. A and B.

L 4440

23

In the event of an accidental activation of the body worn camera where the resulting recording is of no investigative or evidentiary value, the recording officer may request that the body worn camera file be deleted. The officer will submit a request for deletion via email, with sufficient information to locate the body worn camera file, to their ________ ___________.

A. Direct supervisor
B. Assistance chief
C. Command officer
D. Deputy chief

A. Direct supervisor.

L 4441

24

After an Officer request submit a request for deletion via email, with sufficient information to locate the body worn camera file, to their direct supervisor. The email will be forwarded through the officer’s chain of command to their ___________. The receiving _________ shall review the file and approve or deny the request.

A. Assistance chief/assistance chief
B. Deputy chief/deputy chief
C. Captain/captain
D. Lieutenant/lieutenant

D. Lieutenant/lieutenant

L 4441

25

No files associated with an official police contact, CAD event, or any pending litigation or complaint is eligible for deletion.

True or false

True

L 4441

26

Officers _______ document on a report when a body worn camera file is made associated with an incident. If no report is filed, the officer will ensure the use of the body worn camera is noted on the citation, CAD event or Street Check.

A. Shall
B. Will
C. May
D. Can

B. Will

L 4442

27

All BWC file viewing is not for law enforcement use only and subject to a right to know and need to know basis.

True or false

False

All file viewing is for law enforcement use only and subject to a right to know and need to know basis.

L 4443

28

An officer should review body worn camera files, including those of other officers, in the following instances: chose all that applies

A. For the purposes of completing criminal investigations and preparing official reports with the exception of Officer-Involved Incidents. Refer to Duty Manual Section L 4446 (Officer-Involved Incidents).
B. Prior to courtroom testimony or for courtroom presentations, or as part of preparation by the San Jose City Attorney’s Office for litigation in which a police officer is a party or a witness and the City Attorney’s Office is representing the City and/or officers who are parties to the litigation.
C. For potential training purposes refer to Duty Manual Section L 4445 (Training with Body Worn Camera Files).
D. For preparation of an Internal Affairs interview, including review with officer representative, outside the presence of any investigator or supervisor.
E. For other reasons as specified with the permission of the Chief of Police.

All of the above

L 4443

29

Supervisors and Internal Affairs personnel may _________ body worn camera files for administrative investigations limited to the specific complaint against the officer.

A. Look
B. Access
C. Download
D. View

B. Access

L 4444

30

Field Training Officers (FTO) and the FTO Commander may not view body worn camera files to evaluate the performance of an officer in the Field Training Program.

True of false

False

Field Training Officers (FTO) and the FTO Commander may view body worn camera files to evaluate the performance of an officer in the Field Training Program.

L 4444