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1

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, to many supervisors, advancement into a position of authority involves a considerable change in life-style from being a follower to being a leader and requires a radical change in philosophy and thought processes, especially in which of the following?

a. the area of human relations
b. communication
c. mentoring
d. coaching

a. the area of human relations

2

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, how many counseling session should a supervisor provide to a troubled employee before referring him/her to a professional?

a. 2
b. 4
c. 6
d. As many as is necessary.

a. 2

3

Sgt. Ortiz is concerned that one of his officers may be having thoughts of suicide. According to Police Administration which of the following indicators should Sgt. Ortiz be most concerned about?

a. The officer is showing aggression with prisoners.
b. The officer's quality of report writing has significantly decreased.
c. The officer is exhibiting signs of helplessness and hopelessness.
d. The officer recently quit drinking alcohol.

c. The officer is exhibiting signs of helplessness and hopelessness.

4

According to PA, this aspect of POSDCORB involves serving as the leader of the enterprise:

a. Directing
b. Supervising
c. Coordinating
d. Organizing

a. Directing

5


According to PA, the vast majority of grievances that end up in arbitration relate to which of the following?

a. Policy changes
b. Contract issues
c. Bargaining stalemates
d. Discipline

d. Discipline

6

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, if arrests are to be made at the scene of a civil disturbance the officers should focus on arresting which of the following?

a. Those who are the most boisterous.
b. Those who commit the most chaos.
c. Those with known criminal records.
d. Those who appear to be leading the group.

d. Those who appear to be leading the group.

7

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, which of the following leaders would most likely perform best during a critical incident?

a. The charismatic leader
b. The democratic leader
c. The autocratic leader
d. The inspirational leader

c. The autocratic leader

8

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, when a supervisor is instructing a group of subordinates and a question is asked by a student the instructor may throw the question back at student to answer himself. This is referred to as:

a. A throw back question
b. A relay question
c. Pass the buck
d. A reverse question

d. A reverse question

9

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, which type of leader generally obtains the best results?

a. A goals oriented leader.
b. A pragmatic leader.
c. A democratic leader.
d. A motivational leader.

c. A democratic leader.

10

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, which aspect of POSDCORB refers to interrelating the various parts of the work?

a. Organizing
b. Coordinating
c. Directing
d. Staffing

b. Coordinating

11

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, which of the following is a sign of an employee who is developing a drinking problem?

a. Increased tardiness
b. the odor of alcohol on the employee's breath
c. bloodshot eyes
d. all of the above

a. Increased tardiness

12

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, in their course "Rapid Development to High-Risk Incidents," the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) trains officers in the rapid deployment system. This system calls for which of the following?

a. The immediate establishment of a perimeter and staging area before any engagement in order to prevent escalation.
b. The first responding officers to enter the structure and attempt to neutralize, or contain, the active shooter until a special weapons team can arrive.
c. Securing the scene and calling for special weapons and tactics teams.
d. Focusing on the rescue of injured persons as the primary duty, and capturing the suspect as a secondary duty.

b. The first responding officers to enter the structure and attempt to neutralize, or contain, the active shooter until a special weapons team can arrive.

13

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, which of the following is a clue that an officer has a drinking problem?

a. Attempts to avoid his/her supervisor while working.
b. Excessive lying.
c. The odor of alcohol detected during roll call.
d. A disheveled appearance.

a. Attempts to avoid his/her supervisor while working.

14

According to Police Administration, most active shooter situations are over within?

a. 1 to 3 minutes
b. 5 to 7 minutes.
c. 10 to 15 minutes
d. 20 to 30 minutes

b. 5 to 7 minutes.

15

A

A

16

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, the police have both primary and secondary duties at the scene of a plane crash. Which of the following is considered a secondary duty?

a. providing assistance to rescue personnel.
b. requesting necessary support.
c. protecting property from looting.
d. All of the above are considered secondary duties.

a. providing assistance to rescue personnel.

17

According to Supervision of Police Personnel, in their course "Rapid Development to High-Risk Incidents," the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) trains officers in the rapid deployment system. This system calls for which of the following?

a. The immediate establishment of a perimeter and staging area before any engagement in order to prevent escalation.
b. The first responding officers to enter the structure and attempt to neutralize, or contain, the active shooter until a special weapons team can arrive.
c. Securing the scene and calling for special weapons and tactics teams.
d. Focusing on the rescue of injured persons as the primary duty, and capturing the suspect as a secondary duty.

b. The first responding officers to enter the structure and attempt to neutralize, or contain, the active shooter until a special weapons team can arrive.