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The Growden storage facility receives all impounded vehicles except vehicles in pounded for?

Downtown area parking violations

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What storage facility receives vehicles impounded for downtown area parking violations?

Storage facility belonging to the holder of the current wrecker contract

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Officer submit a written report showing justification for impoundment. Copies of the report are forwarded to?

The vehicle crimes unit and municipal court

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Officers impounding vehicles are responsible for completing the towing service record. When applicable, in the remarks column the officer notes any waiting or labor time after the first-----minutes

15

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Officers impounding vehicles are responsible for the vehicle and its contents. Officers will complete the towing service record listing any-----?

Damage noted on the vehicle

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When an officer has probable cause to believe a vehicle has been used in the commission of a crime excluding minor traffic offenses, the vehicle is Impounded as-----?

Evidence

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When a vehicle is impounded as evidence, the officer will route a copy of his report to?

Appropriate follow-up unit

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When a vehicle is impounded as evidence the officer will request --------to process the vehicle.

UEDI/crime scene unit investigator

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Vehicles parked in the fire lanes at shopping malls are issued a ticket, but not impounded unless they are------.

Obstructing firefighting equipment

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An uninsured driver/occupant if 17 years of age or older have the option of arranging for transportation of their choice but it must be accomplished within ------ wait-time allowed before towing

30 minutes

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An uninsured driver/occupant under 17 years of age have the option of being returned to the -------office if unable to locate a parent, legal guardian or custodian.

Youth processing Office

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If the officer decides to have the vehicle towed because of an uninsured driver, the officer will allow a minimum of 30 minutes before the wrecker arrives. What would allow the officer to proceed without a mandatory waiting period?

An admission to being an uninsured driver

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If dispatch cannot verify insurance coverage of the vehicle, before the officer decides to tow the vehicle what circumstances should he consider?
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A) physical condition of driver elderly, sick
B) weather conditions
C) call load
D) if the driver is from out-of-state
E) if there are small children in the car or the number of children
F) if the driver or other occupants are disabled
G) if there are animals in the car
H) The nature and quantity of contents in the vehicle
I) exigent circumstances
J) Time of day
K) location like desolate areas, open field, safety issues

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Under what situation would the officer write "DROP FEE" on the towing service record?

If the owner returned to claim his vehicle before the vehicle has been removed but the contractor of the wrecking service has attached equipment for towing

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Once it has been determined the driver is uninsured, can the officer allow the vehicle to remain parked instead of towed?

No they will either have the vehicle towed or allow the driver to proceed with the vehicle

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If a vehicle is abandoned on any public street, or any dedicated street on city property with the Official police notice (green sticker) is placed on the windshield how long before a parking ticket is issued and the vehicle is impounded for using the street for storage?

24 hours

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How long can a car be parked on the untraveled portion of an expressway before the vehicle is impounded?

Over two hours

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What do officers do about a vehicle abandoned on private property?

Those do not fall within the jurisdiction of this department

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Recovered stolen vehicles used in conjunction with any serious offense are impounded. The vehicle is released only by the authority of----?

Appropriate follow-up unit

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If an owner is contacted about his recovered stolen vehicle not used in any serious offense, how long does he have to claim his vehicle at the scene?

A minimum of one hour

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Before releasing a recovered stolen vehicle, the officer requires the owner to:

A) show proof of ownership
B) sign release of property form
C) contact the vehicle crimes unit, if arrests were made

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Vehicles involved in public property crashes and come to rest on private property are removed. What about vehicles involved in private property crashes and remain on private property: who is responsible?

It is the responsibility of the owner to remove

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Vehicles found parked under the following circumstances are ticketed and/or relocated in Lieu of being impounded:
1)
2)
3)

1)On parade routes
2). Hindering repair work by public works crew
3) blocking driveways

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Officers inventory all impounding vehicles for any items of personal property. An inventory is limited to places where a person ordinarily would store or leave items such as:
1)p
2)t
3)o

1) passenger compartment
2) trunk if key is available
3) any open container

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What are the seven classifications of impounded vehicles?
F
E
P
T
A
R
C

Impounded for:
A) Forfeiture
B) evidence
C) prisoner's personal property
D) traffic violations
E) abandoned vehicle
F) recovered stolen vehicle
G) crash scene

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.05 EXCLUSIVE AUTHORITY TO TOW VEHICLES
A. Officers have authority to impound any vehicle found parked in violation of any ________related to traffic or parking, abandoned in a ______, or constitutes a traffic hazard.

city ordinance
public place

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.06 OFFICERS' RESPONSIBILITIES
B. Officers impounding vehicles are responsible for completing the Towing Service Record (TSR). When applicable,
in the remarks column the officer notes the following:
1. Any waiting or labor time after the first fifteen (15) minutes; and
2. The words "Hold for Municipal Court" for any vehicle impounded pursuant to an ______.
3. The words “______” for any vehicle impounded pursuant to TTC 601.051-601.124.

2) Order of Impoundment
3) NO INSURANCE

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.10 IMPOUNDED FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
A. Officers ticket and/or impound vehicles for any of the following traffic violations or court orders:
3. Uninsured Driver;
a. Driver/occupants, if 17 years of age or older, have the option of:
(3) Being taken to the nearest p_____ or r_____, which ever is closer;
(a) Requesting the officer drop them off at another location, if closer than substation or residence;
(4) Waiving Transportation - Released at the scene if safe to do so.
(5) Officers shall_____every incident where the driver/occupants refuse transportation by the officer
using an Incident report.

3) police substation or residence
5) document

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.10 IMPOUNDED FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
A. Officers ticket and/or impound vehicles for any of the following traffic violations or court orders:
5. Municipal Court Orders of Impoundment, provided:
a. The vehicle is ______parked;
b. The officer has a copy of the _____; and
c. The court order is returned to _______.

a. The vehicle is illegally parked;
b. The officer has a copy of the court order; and
c. The court order is returned to Municipal Court.

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.10 IMPOUNDED FOR TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
C. When stopping persons with no proof of auto liability insurance, officers shall utilize the following procedures (via the Information Channel) to attempt to verify insurance coverage.
5. If the officer decides to have the vehicle towed, the officer will allow a _______, before the
wrecker arrives, for the driver to provide proof of insurance. Officers will not initiate ________of the
vehicle until after the ______timeframe has elapsed. An admission to being an uninsured driver allows the
officer to proceed without a mandatory waiting period.

minimum of 30 minutes
an inventory
30 minute

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.11 IMPOUNDED AS AN ABANDONED VEHICLE
A. Vehicles abandoned on any public street, or any dedicated street on city property is handled as follows:
1. SAPD Form #114, Official Police Notice (green sticker), is placed on the ______; and
2. If the vehicle remains after twenty-four (24) hours, a parking ticket is issued for "_______"
and the vehicle is impounded, in accordance with GM Procedure 402, Differential Police Response (N-Code
31).

1) windshield
2) Using the Street for Storage

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.13 IMPOUNDED FROM CRASH SCENE
C. If a driver can make his vehicle drivable after minor repairs, the officer will allow the driver ______ after the completion of the investigation to repair his vehicle. If the vehicle is still not drivable after that time, it is removed by contract wrecker. Driver must show Evidence of Financial Responsibility as required pursuant to TTC 601.051 before driving away.

fifteen (15) minutes

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.14 RELOCATING IN LIEU OF IMPOUNDING
B. Vehicles are relocated in the ____. Officers notify the _____as to the new location of the vehicle.
C. Vehicles are impounded only if it is impractical for them to be relocated. Impractical to relocate means there is _____ or ______.

B. immediate area
Security Desk

C.no space available in the immediate area or all parking is restricted in the immediate area

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.15 INVENTORY AND DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY FROM IMPOUNDED VEHICLES
D. All personal property found during an inventory of a vehicle is placed in the Property Room, except property from:
2. Locked vehicles - If entry cannot be made, the officer inventories _____ property, listing the property on the _____ and in his report. The vehicle is impounded at the Growdon Storage Facility, on Secure Row, only after a ______and authorizes the storage by signing the TSR

visible
TSR
supervisor personally inspects the vehicle