HPM 70.6 Officicer Safety - Quiz 1 Flashcards
It is the policy of the Department to offer assistance to disabled motorists as _____________ and ____________
expeditiously as possible and in a courteous, professional manner.
Motorcycle officers, when on a stop and working in pairs, should park their motorcycles in _____ rather than side by side.
During peak traffic periods, enforcement actions should be primarily directed
against hazardous accident and congestion-causing violations. Special emphasis should be
(a) Slow-moving vehicles impeding traffic.
(b) Unsafe lane changes.
(d) Driving under the influence.
(e) Following too close.
Sergeants ______ normally respond to all major accidents or incidents whenever possible to advise and coordinate operations.
Deadly force is defined as
that force which creates a substantial
risk of causing death or serious bodily injury.
Uniformed employees must be guided by two key principles in the understanding and application of the use of force policy. What are the two?
(1) Sound professional judgment.
(2) The use of only that force reasonable for the situation as provided by
law and in conformance with departmental policy.
What force option is the Carotid considered?
The use of force policy shall be reviewed ________ by all uniform employees at the rank of Sgt. and below.
The desired minimum distance between the violator and patrol vehicle on a traffic stop should be___
The first _____seconds are crucial in an officer’s contact with the violator. During this time, the officer may gain or lose support for the Department or
place themselves in a life-threatening position.
The officer should make their decision relating to the action they will take on the basis of the ________ surrounding the violation.
facts and circumstances
If an officer realizes they have made an error, they _______admit the mistake and do not issue a citation. The officer should conclude the contact as gracefully as possible,
A CHP 215 _______ normally charge only a single major hazardous
violation observed during the continuing movement immediately prior to the
Employees shall or should wear seat belts at all times when operating a departmental vehicle or as a passenger in a departmental vehicle.
A pursuit should or shall not be initiated or engaged in while providing
transportation for any person, other than sworn peace officers.