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What are the three methods for referring officers who are identified as having unacceptable behavioral traits to the officer concern program?

Referrals by the chief of police
referrals by supervisors
computer generated referrals

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When a referral is done by the immediate or intermediate supervisor for unacceptable behavioral traits to the officer concern program the supervisor must submit a written report through the chain of command to WHO?

Respective division commander

3

In the supervisor's referral which initiates a referral for officers having unacceptable behavioral traits to the officer concern program, the report must detail the reasons why the supervisor has determined that the officer should be placed in this program and must be supported by WHAT

Documentation, statements, etc.

4

Some common reasons for referrals by supervisors of officers to the officer concern program include but are not limited to the following:
1) C
2) deterioration of work quality or quantity
3) T
4) reasonable suspicion of substance abuse
5) vehicle crashes
6) Poor performance evaluations
7) EEO complaints
8) Tort cases against the city due to officers actions

1) Complaints of rudeness
3) tardiness

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Some common reasons for referrals by supervisors of officers to the officer concern program include but are not limited to the following:
1)Complaints of rudeness
2) deterioration of work quality or quantity
3) tardiness
4) reasonable suspicion of substance abuse
5) V
6) Poor performance evaluations
7) E
8) Tort cases against the city due to officers actions

5) vehicle crashes
7) EEO complaints

6

Some common reasons for referrals by supervisors of officers to the officer concern program include but are not limited to the following:
1)Complaints of rudeness
2) D
3) tardiness
4) R
5) vehicle crashes
6) Poor performance evaluations
7) EEO complaints
8) Tort cases against the city due to officers actions

2) deterioration of work quality or quantity
4) reasonable suspicion of substance abuse

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Some common reasons for referrals by supervisors of officers to the officer concern program include but are not limited to the following:
1) complaints of rudeness
2) deterioration of work quality or quantity
3) tardiness
4) reasonable suspicion of substance abuse
5) vehicle crashes
6) P
7) EEO complaints
8) T

6) Poor performance evaluations
8) Tort cases against the city due to officers actions

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In the event that an officer exhibits a pattern behavior which could signal potential problems that may require non-punitive departmental intervention WHO conducts a review of the referred officer and, when appropriate, formulates a plan of action in an attempt to address the officers undesirable behavior.

Officer concern program board

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When referring an officer with unacceptable behavior traits to the officer concern program one method of referral is computer-generated referrals they are generated by the number and type of complaints during how long of a continuous period of time?

12 months

10

How many voting members appointed by the chief of police comprise the officer concern program board?

Seven

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Who appoints the seven voting members that comprise the officer concern program board?

The chief of police

12

What length of time does the officer concern program board members serve for their term?

Six month terms

13

How many officer concern program board members must be present to conduct a hearing?

Five

14

Who makes up the seven voting members of an officer concern program board which are appointed by the chief of police?

a division commander
a captain
a lieutenant
a sergeant
a detective investigator
two police officers

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Which member of the officer concern program board serves as the chairperson?

Division commander

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Referring to the officer concern program, the Preliminary review panel is comprised of how many officers of any rank from the existing board?

Three

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After the preliminary review panel reviews the officer's case and determines by majority vote whether or not to send the case study to the entire board for review who do they notify of its decision in writing?

The board chairperson

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A computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of one sustained formal complaint during any continuous 12 month period: What are examples of this kind of complaint?
1)
2) Force
3) Family violence
4) alcohol or drug abuse
5) An act resulting in the complainant being seriously injured
6) Racial/Biased Profiling
7)

physical mistreatment of prisoners
Insubordination

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A computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of one sustained formal complaint during any continuous 12 month period: What are examples of this kind of complaint?
1) physical mistreatment of prisoners
2) F
3) Family violence
4) alcohol or drug abuse
5) An act resulting in the complainant being seriously injured
6) R
7) Insubordination

Force
Racial/Biased Profiling

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A computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of one sustained formal complaint during any continuous 12 month period: What are examples of this kind of complaint?
1) physical mistreatment of prisoners
2) Force
3)
4)
5) An act resulting in the complainant being seriously injured
6) Racial/Biased Profiling
7) Insubordination

Family violence
alcohol or drug abuse

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A computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of one sustained formal complaint during any continuous 12 month period: What are examples of this kind of complaint?
1) physical mistreatment of prisoners
2) Force
3) Family violence
4) alcohol or drug abuse
5)
6) Racial/Biased Profiling
7) Insubordination

An act resulting in the complainant being seriously injured

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During any continuous 12 month period, a computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of how many formal complaints? "Administrative Reviews" and "Deactivated" cases are not included unless they become converted to formal cases.

3

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During any continuous 12 month period, a computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of how many criminal activity complaints supported by credible evidence or which results in an arrest, or formal charges by "indictment", "information", "complaint" or other charging instrument.

1

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During any continuous 12 month period, a computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of 1 criminal activity complaint supported by credible evidence or which results in an arrest, or formal charges by "______", "_____", "______" or other charging instrument.

"indictment", "information", "complaint"

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During any continuous 12 month period, a computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of how many complaints comprised of any combination of formal or line complaints? Complaints which are addressed through the chain of command are considered line complaints for the purpose of this procedure.

4

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A computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of how many chargeable city vehicle crashes within a 24 month period?

3

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A computer generated referral for the officer concern program can consist of how many combination of complaints and/or chargeable city vehicle crashes within a 24 month period?

4

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The preliminary review panel for the officer concern program is comprised of 3 officers of any rank from the existing OCP board. How many are appointed by the Chief of Police and how many is appointed by the SAPOA?

2 appointed by Chief of Police
1 appointed by SAPOA

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How and by whom is the officer notified that he/she is a candidate for the Officer Concern Program

in writing
Officer Concern Program Coordinator

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Who notifies the officer as to the date and time his/her presence is required at a Board hearing for the officer concern program?

Officer Concern Program Board Chairperson

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T or F
The officer's presence at his/her Officer Concern Program Board hearing is voluntary.


False
Is mandatory

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T or F
The officer who is a candidate for the officer concern program may have a supervisory officer present at the Board hearing, but the supervisor's presence is optional and voluntary.

True

33

If the officer is entered into the Officer Concern Program, who meets with the Chief of Police to review the Board's recommendation and Plan of Action?

Board Chairperson

34

If the Chief of Police approves the Plan of Action, a meeting is called by the officer concern program board chairperson and includes the following persons:

*chairperson
*officer (candidate)
*officer's immediate supervisor
*officer's division commander
*board member holding the same rank as the officer
*If temporary reassignment is part of the plan of action, the supervisor responsible for supervision of the officer during the reassignment

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The officer's immediate supervisor monitors the officer's progress while assigned to a plan of action in the officer concern program and reports his findings to the Board chairperson, the officer's captain, and the officer concern program coordinator on a ____basis.

weekly

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The officer's immediate supervisor monitors the officer's progress while assigned to a plan of action in the officer concern program and reports his findings to the _____,______,and_______on a weekly basis.

Board chairperson, the officer's captain, and the officer concern program coordinator

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Any additional complaints resulting from incidents occurring after the completion of a Plan of Action in the officer concern program within a_____ cycle will cause the officer to become a candidate again.

12 month

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The officer concern program coordinator will complete an annual written evaluation of the program to determine the program's effectiveness and to recommend any modifications which need to be made. The annual evaluation will be presented to who?

chief of police

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The officer concern program coordinator will complete an annual written evaluation of the program to determine the program's effectiveness and to recommend any modifications which need to be made. The annual evaluation will be presented to the chief of police and at a minimum will include what four things?

1) number of officers referred to the OCP during calendar year
2) most common method of referral
3) most common remedial action taken
4) the effectiveness of the OCP