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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

SDPD utilizes Motorola 800 MHz radio system comprised of how many trunked channels?

20

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Multi-site simulcasting provides how much percentage in-building portable radio coverage within the city?

95%

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

The current system has the ability to communicate with how many other law enforcement agencies throughout San Diego County?

Over 50 other law-enforcement agencies

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Each agency using 800MHz radios has developed "Fleetmaps" consisting of what?

Zones and modes

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

To reserve a talk group in advance for a special operation or event, a supervisor or his representative should contact communications division supervisor or lead dispatcher. True or false?

False, must contact.

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

What is the purpose of CLEMARS?

To provide Common Police radio talk groups for statewide use by state and local law-enforcement agencies during disasters or mutual aid.

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Who regulates all SDPD communications talkgroups?

Federal communications commission

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Priority "E" and "one" calls are not to be held. True or false?

True

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Priority "2" calls are to be dispatched within how long?

Within 15 minutes

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Radio dispatchers are to notify a field supervisor when there are how many officers assigned to a CAD incident?

Three or more officers

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Radio emergency activations will always appear on which frequency?

Gold elite radio console on a primary dispatch-one talk group.

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

How are Radio Emergency activations handled?

Shall be handled in the same manner as an officer who has verbally called for cover.

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

During radio emergency activations, dispatchers shall not ask if the officer is Code-4. True or false?

True

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

Who will normally be responsible for determining if the situation is Code-4?

The first arriving "cover officer."

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

The trunking system requires how many seconds to lock onto a channel before an officer can begin transmitting?

One-half second.

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2.01 – RADIO PROCEDURES (12/11/2012)

While at a scene, officers may call 911 to reach communications in a non-emergency situation. True or false?

False, officers are not to use the emergency number, for nonemergency calls.

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2.02 – UNIT DESIGNATOR (04/12/2013)

What are the purpose of unit designators?

1. Area command identification
2. Identify assignment
3. Identify investigate units
4. Identify supervisors
5. Identify the watch
6. Accommodate future growth

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2.02 – UNIT DESIGNATOR (04/12/2013)

Each command will use a number series denoting service area number through the first how many of their allotted numbers?

40

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2.03 – FINAL DISPOSITION CODES (06/19/2015)

What's are other benefits of disposition codes?

1. To augment information available to management.
2. Faster exchange of information between field units.

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2.03 – FINAL DISPOSITION CODES (06/19/2015)

What is the primary reason for the disposition code?

To ensure accountability for dispatches made to field units.

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2.05 – CHILD SAFETY AMBER NETWORK ACTIVATION (3/15/2013)

What is the Child Abduction Regional Emergency (CARE) alert system?

A communications partnership between local media, law-enforcement agencies, and emergency services personnel.

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2.05 – CHILD SAFETY AMBER NETWORK ACTIVATION (03/15/2013)

Who is the lead contact agency for request of activation of the CARE alert system?

The San Diego Sheriffs Department

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2.05 – CHILD SAFETY AMBER NETWORK ACTIVATION (03/15/2013)

What are the criteria for an AMBER alert activation?

1. Abduction has occurred
2. Victim is 17 or younger, or mental or physical disability.
3. Victim is in imminent danger of serious bodily injury or death.
4. Dissemination of information to the general public could assist in the safe recovery of the victim.

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2.05 – CHILD SAFETY AMBER NETWORK ACTIVATION (03/15/2013)

Who maintains the Changeable Message Signs (CMS)?

California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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2.06 – TARASOFF DECISION (08/22/2014)

Who will complete the Tarasoff report and evaluate the potential for danger?

Communications Division

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2.06 – TARASOFF DECISION (08/22/2014)

Upon receiving the call regarding a threat, who will prepare a report listing the victim, suspect, and all information regarding the threat?

The dispatcher receiving the call.

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2.07 – SIGALERT BULLETINS (01/18/2013)

Requests for sigalert bulletins may originate from which agency?

Any law enforcement agency in the county.

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2.07 – SIGALERT BULLETINS (01/18/2013)

What are the guidelines for initiating sigalert bulletins?

1. Severe traffic congestion
2. Heavy fog conditions
3. Flooding conditions
4. Major fires
5. Snow or icy road conditions

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2.07 – SIGALERT BULLETINS (01/18/2013)

Which department will administer the sigalert program?

The San Diego Police Department Communications Division.

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2.08 – AIR AMBULANCE SERVICES (3/1/13)

What is the only approved air ambulance service in San Diego County?

Mercy air