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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Examples of communicable disease that is not normally found in the general population.:

1. Hepatitis
2. Tuberculosis
3. Meningitis

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

If the injured employee's supervisor is not available to investigate the injury, who then should conduct the investigation?

A supervisor on duty

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Supervisors are responsible for reporting all injuries requiring medical treatment and call risk management injury reporting center within how long from notification of the injury?

Within 24 hours of notification of the injury

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Commanding officers are to forward all paperwork to the Medical Assistant Unit within how long?

Within two working days

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

RM-1634 form is valid for how long?

Only two pay periods.

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Exposure to communicable disease may require immediate "on the spot" treatment and depends upon the level of exposure and injury of the employee; however, treatment should be given as soon as practicable, within how many days from time of initial exposure?

Within 3 to 7 days.

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Employees on industrial leave or receiving 4850 benefits are not to attend court, department sponsored schools/training or any work related functions. True or false?

TRUE

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Are employees who are on pregnancy leave entitled to long-term disability income?

YES

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5.02 – LIGHT DUTY (08/10/2012)

What are the requirements to be assigned light duty work?

1. Assignments is medically suitable
2. Must fulfill job function
3. The assignment is temporary

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5.02 – LIGHT DUTY (08/10/2012)

When an employee is involved in "unlawful behavior" which resulted in not being able to perform his duty, can he be assigned to TRU pending investigation?

No, he must take a leave of absence on his personal time.

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5.02 – LIGHT DUTY (08/10/2012)

CTRU personnel may be assigned to assist a unit with a specified need. The assignment would not last longer than how long?

Eight months

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5.02 – LIGHT DUTY (08/10/2012)

When will Medical Assistance Unit sergeant review to determine the appropriateness of continuing an employee in the light duty assignment in CTRU?

When an employee has been in a light-duty status for over 90 days.

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5.03 – EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (11/8/13)

Employees are encouraged to report EEO violations within how many days from the most recent alleged act?

Within 60 days.

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5.04 – GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES (03/21/2014)

Who is responsible for ensuring that grievances are processed in compliance with established policies and procedures throughout the department?

The Assistant Chief of Neighborhood Policing.

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5.05 – USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS (04/18/2014)

No public employee shall smoke any tobacco products inside a building, or an outdoor area within how many feet from the main exit?

Within 20 feet

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5.05 – USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS (04/18/2014)

The use of smokeless tobacco presents an unprofessional appearance and is prohibited under the same conditions as smoking. True or False?

TRUE

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5.06 – DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE DEATHS (12/06/13)

Who is the Departments designated Bereavement Assistance Officer (BAO)?

The Medical Assistance Sergeant.

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5.06 – DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE DEATHS (12/06/13)

Officers attending the funeral in uniform shall wear what class uniform?

Class "A" uniform.

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5.06 – DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEE DEATHS (12/06/13)

Line of duty funerals for outside agencies will be participated by how many on duty officers from the San Diego Police Department?

TWO SDPD honor guard members

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5.07 – TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

Civilian employees requesting a transfer must have at least how long of service in their current assignment?

At least six months

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5.07 – TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

Transfer requests that are purged will be kept on file for how long from the approval date?

Three years from the approval date.

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5.07 – TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

How may a transfer of request be withdrawn?

Must be done in writing.

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5.07 – TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

Rating sheets of interviews will be completed on each candidate interviewed and will be retained by the command for how long?

Three years.

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5.07 – TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

Commands are not required to advertise all openings they have. True or False?

TRUE

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5.08 – PERSONNEL / DIVISIONAL FILES (08/28/2015)

Upon the employees transfer, divisional file will be forwarded to the new command within how many days?

Within 14 days

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5.08 – PERSONNEL / DIVISIONAL FILES (08/28/2015)

832.8 PC defines a personnel file as any files containing records relating to personal data, medical history, election of employee benefits, and discipline. True or false?

TRUE

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5.08 – PERSONNEL / DIVISIONAL FILES (08/28/2015)

Notes of counseling, written warnings, and personnel investigations must be maintained with all associated attachment in the employee's divisional file for how long?

Two years from the date of investigation.

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5.08 – PERSONNEL / DIVISIONAL FILES (08/28/2015)

Disciplinary documents and personnel investigations shall be sealed after how long?

After one year, and maintained in the employees divisional file for one additional year.

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5.08 – PERSONNEL / DIVISIONAL FILES (08/28/2015)

When or how can sealed documents be opened in employee's Divisional Files?

1. Judicial order,
2. Human resources, or
3. Police legal advisor (only in the event the officer is the subject of litigation).

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5.08 – PERSONNEL / DIVISIONAL FILES (08/28/2015)

Copy of transfer requests and recommendations shall go and which file?

Divisional personnel file

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5.09 - EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWS (12/20/2013)

Following the initial training, updated Appointing Authority Interview Training is required once every how often?

Every five years

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5.09 - EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWS (12/20/2013)

For formal interviews, who must approve all questions, factors, and criteria prior to the start of the interview?

Human Resources Unit.

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5.10 - UNIFORM, EQUIPMENT, and WEAPONS (08/21/15)

What is considered excessive tattoos, scarification, or brands?

Exceeds 30% of the exposed body part.

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5.10 - UNIFORM, EQUIPMENT, and WEAPONS (08/21/15)

The rear armor panel is optional, except where the side coverage is attached to the rear panel. True or false?

TRUE

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5.10 - UNIFORM, EQUIPMENT, and WEAPONS (08/21/15)

Personnel may be granted a one time exemption by the chief of police for tattoos, scarification, or brands already in existence on or before what date?

July 14, 2004.

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5.10 - UNIFORM, EQUIPMENT, and WEAPONS (08/21/15)

The rear armor panel is optional, except where the side coverage is attached to the rear panel. True or False?

TRUE

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

Can a member of the department use his bulletproof vest for outside employment?

Yes

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

Can members engaging in outside employment that requires the use of a firearm carry department issued firearm and ammunition?

No

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

Can officers work off-duty at fixed locations (mall, buildings, etc.) in the division where they are assigned to work?

They may, but only with the approval of their commanding officer.

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

All requests for outside employment shall be processed and the decision will be made within how many business days?

Within 10 business days

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

Outside employment requests will then be forwarded to what unit for review and final processing?

Backgrounds Unit

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

Completed outside employment requests will be kept in what unit and for how long?

Backgrounds unit for a period of three years.

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

Training points accrue at a ratio of one training point for every how many hours of instruction?

20 hours

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

POST regulations now authorize officers to apply military police experience up to a maximum of how many years in lieu of law-enforcement experience?

Five years

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

Who will notify payroll regarding the eligibility of the officer to receive additional pay?

In-Service Training

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

Officers with advanced POST certificate and less than 60 college units or 15 years on must requalify how often?

Every three years

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

Officers with intermediate POST certificate and less than 15 years on must requalify every how often?

Once every two years

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5.14 – TUITION REIMBURSEMENT (04/26/2013)

What is the maximum reimbursement amount per fiscal year for employees?

$1,000

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5.14 – TUITION REIMBURSEMENT (04/26/2013)

Prior to enrollment, an educational plan must be approved by whom?

In-Service Training

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5.14 – TUITION REIMBURSEMENT (04/26/2013)

Which type of employees are not entitled to tuition reimbursement?

Hourly employees

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5.14 – TUITION REIMBURSEMENT (04/26/2013)

What is the minimum amount of tuition reimbursement that will be approved for an employee?

$5.00 per course

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5.14 – TUITION REIMBURSEMENT (04/26/2013)

Can an employee receive tuition reimbursement while receiving veterans benefits for the same course?

Yes

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5.15 – RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE (04/11/14)

How many days of discretionary leave is entitle to someone successfully recruits a Crisis Interventionist, VIP, or RSVP members?

One day

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5.15 – RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE (04/11/14)

For an employee to receive credit for the recruitment of an applicant, their recruitment incentive program form must be submitted when?

No later than the time to applicant takes the written examination.

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5.15 – RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE (04/11/14)

If an applicant fails the initial backgrounds process and applies to the department at a later date, does a new incentive program form must be completed?

Yes

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

What type of employees are eligible for exceptional merit pay?

Only civilian employees.

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

In no event shall a single employee receive cash awards totaling more than a net amount of how much?

$1,000 in any fiscal year.

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

When is exceptional merit cash payment Grievable?

It shall not be grievable

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

Employees must be at what step in their job classification in order to receive exceptional merit cash payment?

"E" step in their job classification.

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

The Department's exceptional merit cash payment committee is comprised of whom?

1. Assistant chief of neighborhood policing
2. Crime lab manager or designee
3. Communications commanding officer

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

The Departments exceptional merit cash payment committee may be reviewed by the Chief of Police how often?

On a yearly basis.

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

Awards for the amounts of $750 and $1,000 must be reviewed and recommended by whom before being forwarded to the Chief's office?

The committee

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5.17 – AWARDS (10/03/2014)

At what point should employees being considered for an award be notified of the pending recommendation?

At no time.

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5.18 – DISCRETIONARY LEAVE (09/20/2013)

Is the granting or non-granting of discretionary leave with pay grievable?

Shall not be grievable.

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5.18 – DISCRETIONARY LEAVE (09/20/2013)

All employees shall be eligible for leave with pay for up to how many consecutive days for instances of exceptional performance?

Up to three consecutive days

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5.18 – DISCRETIONARY LEAVE (09/20/2013)

Discretionary leave shall be taken on consecutive days within how many months from the date granted?

Six months

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5.18 – DISCRETIONARY LEAVE (09/20/2013)

Discretionary leave may be granted more than once during a fiscal year and may be in addition to any cash awards. True or False?

TRUE

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5.18 – DISCRETIONARY LEAVE (09/20/2013)

Can discretionary leave days be accrued?

Shall not be accrued.

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

Mode of transportation shall be selected based on what?

On the basis of the least total cost to the City after all expenses are tabulated.

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

Travel throughout California is separated into how many categories?

A - Inside the City and County of San Diego
B - Outside San Diego County
C - Outside of San Diego County and requiring the transportation of specialized equipment.

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

Which of the three categories require the transportation of specialized equipment?

Category C

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

In category B, Mileage reimbursement will be limited to equal that of the lowest possible airfare with how many days in advance purchase?

14 days advance purchase

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

Personnel will be granted a maximum of one hour of travel time for every how many miles of travel round trip?

50 miles

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

Can commands make changes to days off to accommodate travel, training and/or staffing requirements?

They may

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5.19 – TRAVEL TIME TO APPROVED TRAINING (1/13/12)

Personnel that choose to drive their personal vehicle for category B travel WILL or WILL NOT be entitled to overcome the delays due to vehicle breakdown?

WILL NOT

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5.20 – CAL ID RECOGNITION PROGRAM (07/1/2013)

To receive a lapel pin, personnel must submit latent print evidence that results in the identification of how many suspects through ALPS?

FOUR SUSPECTS

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5.20 – CAL ID RECOGNITION PROGRAM (07/1/2013)

To receive a plaque and one day discretionary leave, a total of how many suspects have to be identified through ALPS?

10

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5.21 – CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFING (02/09/2012)

Can critical incident debriefings be conducted on an individual basis instead of a group debriefing?

Yes

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5.21 – CRITICAL INCIDENT DEBRIEFING (02/09/2012)

If the incident is an officer-involved shooting or an in-custody death, who will provide psychological services?

The Wellness Unit

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

Which unit is the department's official liaison with POST?

In-Service Training

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

Whose responsibility to notify the POST school coordinator of any upcoming POST certificates he/she may be eligible to receive?

The individual officer.

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

Who manages tuition reimbursement program?

In-service training unit.

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

The curriculum for the Academy is broken down into how many core areas?

SEVEN: 1. Communication/human relations/Spanish. 2. Defensive tactics. 3. Firearms training. 4. First aid/CPR/health management program. 5. Legal/report writing/investigation. 6. Patrol techniques/officer safety. 7. Traffic/emergency vehicle operations

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

Sworn personnel will generally be limited to how many classes per fiscal year?

One out-of-town POST school
One in-town POST school
Two in-County schools

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

Civilian personnel will generally be limited to how many schools per fiscal year?

Two in-County schools

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5.22 – TRAINING and CERTIFICATION (02/22/2013)

Probationary sergeants will be limited to the POST supervisory schools. True or False?

TRUE

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5.23 – FIREARMS PROFICIENCY AWARD (11/27/2012)

What is the minimum passing score to successfully complete the prescribed course with no rounds off the silhouette target and all rounds fired?

95%

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5.23 – FIREARMS PROFICIENCY AWARD (11/27/2012)

The annual award testing period shall be during which months each year?

September through January of each year.

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5.24 – EIIS (06/12/2012)

The information contained in the EIIS program is a great tool for performance evaluation or discipline. True or False?

FALSE - The information is confidential.

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5.24 – EIIS (06/12/2012)

Coaching an employee or referring employee to appropriate resources is the definition of what?

Intervention

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5.24 – EIIS (06/12/2012)

Does industrial leave fall under the performance indicator category?

Yes

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5.24 – EIIS (06/12/2012)

Who has access to all data and the EIIS system?

1. Chiefs
2. System administrator

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5.24 – EIIS (06/12/2012)

Sgt./supervisors will review all of their employees in the EIIS how often?

On a quarterly basis.

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT

Employees hired as consultants, employed by government agencies, or self-employed, are not required to show proof of Worker's Comp. insurance. True or false?

TRUE

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5.07 - TRANSFERS W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/14)

A matrix of specific requirements for both POII and Police Detective positions within individual specialized assignments will be reviewed annually by whom?

Chief’s Executive Committee and will be maintained by Human Resources.

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5.01 – INJURY/ASSAULT REPORTING (07/17/2015)

Who needs to be contacted when any injury, including traffic collisions, to an employee on-duty where the employee is transported by ambulance to a medical facility?

The on-call Medical Assistance Sergeant

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5.02 – LIGHT DUTY (08/10/2012)

which type of employees are eligible for Centralized TRU?

Police Recruit, PO I, PO II, POIII, and Police Agent.

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5.04 – GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES (03/21/2014)

A grievance is a claim or charge of misunderstanding, or difference in interpretation, or violation of provisions of the Civil Service Rules which affects what?

Wages, hours, or other terms and conditions of employment.

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5.07 - TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

A specialized assignment transfer is a transfer within the same classification to an assignment that includes additional pay or benefits, or is considered career enhancing. True or False?

TRUE

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5.07 - TRANSFER W/IN THE DEPARTMENT (08/22/2014)

If vacancies must be filled in an area where there are no transfer requests on file, who will be assigned to fill such vacancies?

Officers who have most recently completed their probationary period will normally be assigned to fill such vacancies.

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5.12 – OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT (03/22/13)

Active duty members shall not operate that portion of a security guard company that utilizes the services of off-duty sworn members of the San Diego Police Department. What does the word "operate" mean?

Having day-to-day control of, and responsibility for, the activities of the security guard company such as recruitment, hiring and firing, and scheduling of personnel and work assignments.

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

Whose responsibility is it to notify the POST School Coordinator of any upcoming POST Certificates (Intermediate/Advanced) he may be eligible to receive?

It is the responsibility of the individual officer.

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5.13 – EDUCATION INCETIVE PAY PROGRAM (03/01/13)

Whose responsibility is it to know his/her educational incentive re-qualification date and to re-qualify prior to that date.

It is the responsibility of the individual officer

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5.15 – RECRUITMENT INCENTIVE (04/11/14)

One day of Discretionary Leave = Recruits a Crisis Interventionist, VIP, or RSVP member who is appointed, successfully completes the training academy, and remains in an active volunteer for how long?

SIX months

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5.16 – EXCEPTIONAL MERIT CASH PAYMENT (10/25/13)

Employees who are not at “E” step, but would otherwise be recommended for an exceptional merit cash Payment, should be considered for what?

An exceptional merit increase.

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5.17 – AWARDS (10/03/2014)

Unit Exceptional Performance Citation – The accomplishment must be the result of a combined
effort of the unit. The unit must contain at least

Two or more employees working together.