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1

concealment

to hide or put out of site; provides no ballistic protection

2

cover

a type of concealment that hides the body and offers ballistic protection

3

crime scene

a location where any part of a criminal act has occurred or where evidence relating to a crime may be found

4

distraction

a self defense measure that creates diversion in a person's attention

5

evasive tactic

a self defense measure in which the moves and actions of an aggressor are anticipated and unconventional pathways are used during retreat for personal safety

6

retreat

leaving the scene when danger is observed or when violence or indicators of violence are displayed; requires immediate and decisive action

7

tactical EMS

EMS personnel specially trained and equipped to provide prehospital care in tactical environments

8

tactical patient care

patient care activities that occur inside the scene perimeter or hot zone

9

the difference between cover and concealment relates to the degree to which you...?

are protected from bullets

10

the best material in which to collect potential evidence is...?

a brown paper bag

11

when should assessment of the potential for violence at the scene begin

en route to the call

12

which represents the safest approach to a single vehicle stopped on the highway

approach from the passenger side of the vehicle

13

body armor does not protect against high velocity bullets T/F

true