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1

How many hours does a 12 month probationary employee have to work?

1680 hours.

2

If an employee refuses to sign a Form 2, what shall the Supervisor do?

Write "refused to sign" in the signature box.

3

Within how many days of completing both Phase 1 and Phase 2 of radar/lidar certification shall the Area radar coordinator test the speed and distance capabilities of each Officer?

30 days.

4

If a commercial vehicle drivers medical certificate is expired, are they still authorized to drive a commercial vehicle?

No.

5

Within how much time of receiving a post-storage hearing request does the Department have to grant the hearing?

Within 48 hours of the hearing request.

6

Does the CHP have jurisdiction in National Parks?

No.

7

What is a grievance?

Alleges a violation of the MOU.

8

What is short term military leave?

Military leave NOT EXCEEDING 6 MONTHS.

9

What are the 4 types of discretionary leave?

1. Regular leave of absence.
2. Adoption leave.
3. Temporary leave of absence.
4. Informal leave.

10

Define critical incident?

Any event on duty, job related off duty, involving actual or threatened death or serious injury which has the potential to create a sense of fear, helplessness, horror, or general distress.

11

If an employee works or resides in a county where a state of emergency has been declared, how much paid ATO can they be granted?

5 days.

12

According to the Dills Act, who are "represent employees?"

Those not designated as Supervisory, managerial, confidential, or excluded.

13

If an employee participates in a civil rights investigation on State time, what is required.

1. Supervisor shall attend.
2. Interview shall be tape recorded.

14

What is discretionary leave?

Leave that is granted by the Commander at their discretion.

15

If an employee is over-paid, how much time does payroll have to recoup the over-payment?

Action must be initiated within 3 years from the date of the over-payment.

16

Under the Dills Act, when do employees have a right to representation?

In anything regarding wages, hours, and other conditions of employment.

17

What is long term military leave?

Military leave NOT EXCEEDING 7 MONTHS TO 5 YEARS.

18

What is required when a leave of absence WITH pay exceeds 30 WORKING DAYS?

BIA shall obtain approval from DPA.

19

When is a discharge of a firearm NOT REQUIRED TO BE REPORTED?

1. During a training, qualification, or shooting competition.
2. During military exercises.
3. Lawful hunting activities.

20

How many days does an employee have to appeal to SPB for an AA.

30 calendar days.

21

How would an employee submit a suggestion for change or deletion of something to the Uniform Committee?

Send a memo through channels.

22

What is AC Staffs penalty review level?

6-20 days.
Equivalent step reductions.
HQ personnel.
Reviews rejections during probation for Cadets.

23

Can a Peer be compensated with paid OT?

No, only CTO.

24

How would an Officer dismiss a ticket?

Submit a memo to the Commander detailing the circumstances surrounding the reason for the dismissal, and attach the remaining copies of the citation.

25

For 6 month probationary employees, when do they get written performance appraisals?

At least every 2, 4, 6 months.

26

What is the Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS)?

An emergency management system required in CA.

27

How many TEC's can be submitted per month?

1.

28

How many hours does a 6 month probationary employee have to work?

840 hours.

29

In the one leg stand, when 2 of the 4 validated clues are displayed, what % chance will a person have a BAC of .10+?

65%.

30

Can an Officer shoot from an aircraft?

Yes, but ONLY WHEN THE AIRCRAFT IS NOT IN FLIGHT.

31

Who delegates the processing of routine activity permit requests to the Area level?

Division Commander.

32

How long shall complaint records (employee complaints about policy) be retained at the affected Command?

1 year following the date of the final action.

33

For partial year registration, what enforcement action shall be taken within the first 20 days of the registration expiring?

Driver shall be issued a dismissible citation.

34

Within how long should an Officer follow-up with the allied agency in regards to the missing persons report?

24 hours of the MUPS notification.

35

What is CHP 240D?

A citizens complaint form for NON-UNIFORMED PERSONNEL.

36

What are "good service" codes for DL's (meaning you can tow the vehicle)?

A, B, D, H, J, M, P.

37

If an extension is granted for a PRA request, how many days can it be for?

14 days only.

38

If an employee loses a PAS and agrees to pay for it, can you still document it on paper?

No.

39

In the event an employee is unable to sign any CHP 121, what shall be done?

The Supervisor shall sign it for them, noting the employee was unable to sign.

40

What is a serious injury/illness?

A disabling injury/illness which REQUIRES OVERNIGHT HOSPITAL CARE other than for observation, a LENGTHY DISABILITY STATUS, OR DISABILITY RETIREMENT.

41

What is firearm placement during a felony stop?

Firearm on suspect.
Finger off the trigger.

42

How many hours prior to the checkpoint shall a NEWS RELEASE be provided?

48 hours.

43

When shall double spacing be used is correspondence?

When single paragraph.

44

If a firearm is returned to the CHP after being in the possession of another agency, what shall happen before that firearm is put back into service?

It shall be inspected by a CHP gunsmith.

45

Within how many days of receiving the formal complaint does the level 1 reviewer have to render a decision?

14 days.

46

What is Category 2 correspondence?

Letter Head.

47

What time increment is vacation burned at?

30 minute.

48

How shall a uniformed employee go about requesting reinstatement?

Written request to the Commissioner.

49

When does partial year registration expire?

On the LAST DAY OF THE MONTH indicated on the sticker.

50

How much notice does an employee have to give their Supervisor if they intend to vote during their work shift?

2 working days.

51

What are the 4 results of investigations?

1. Request for AA.
2. Rejection during probation.
3. Miscellaneous investigation.
4. Anonymous complaint.

52

How many FTO phases are there?

4.

53

Can the affected employee attend the meet-and-confer meeting?

Only at the discretion of the Commander.

54

When are Engineering and Traffic Surveys (ETS) required to be on file?

In most prima facie speed limits, unless the roadway meets the definition of a "local street or road."

55

If an employee has failed to pre-designate a medical care provider on a CHP 242, who shall they be directed to see?

A provider/facility within SCIF's Medical Physician's Network (MPN).

56

What are the 3 SSP categories of service the Department provides?

1. OCAPS/DPS/Constitutional Officer Protection.
2. Emergency response to crime calls.
3. Reimbursable service agreements.

57

For rental vehicles, how many employees shall use 1 vehicle.

3 employees to 1 vehicle.

58

What are the 2 types of sexual harassment?

1. Quid pro quo.
2. Hostile work environment.

59

What areas shall an Officer avoid intentionally aiming the CEW at?

1. Head.
2. Face.
3. Neck.
4. Throat.
5. Groin.
6. Spine.

60

What is the maximum amount of vacation time an employee can have in their bank?

816 hours.

61

If an employee is injured while participating in voluntary wellness program activities, is that considered a work related injury?

No.

62

When shall OC not be used.

At a distance of less than 3 feet.

63

At what level is a uniformed employee normally reinstated?

At the level of an Officer, normally one step below the maximum salary range.

64

If the owner of some property notifies the Area they are unable to pick up their property within the time prescribed, how long shall the Office hold it before disposing of it?

For a period not to exceed 1 year.

65

When can an employee carry their secondary firearm in lieu of the Departmental primary pistol?

While traveling to, during, and returning from court in civilian attire and in their privately owned vehicle.

66

What are the 5 ICS sections (FLOP-C)?

1. Command/command staff.
2. Planning/intelligence section.
3. Operations section.
4. Logistics section.
5. Finance section.

67

What constitutes an emergency incident zone?

The 500 feet in the same direction as a PV with its emergency lights activated or a tow truck with its rear ambers on.

68

In regards to a job action, if the employee is contacted and the reason for their absence is invalid, what should the Supervisor do?

Issue an order to report/return to work.

69

Within what time period shall CHP 121's be forwarded to the Commander?

72 hours.

70

As it relates to civil disturbances, during what mode is the non-lethal weapon authorized to be used?

Forcible contact mode.

71

Within what time period shall a STD 270 (report of vehicle accident) be completed and submitted to DGS/ORM?

48 hours.

72

What is firearm placement during a high risk stop?

Firearm at low ready.
Finger off the trigger.

73

What commercial loads can an Officer stop solely to determine if the driver is in legal possession of it?

1. Timber products.
2. Livestock.
3. Poultry.
4. Farm produce.
5. Crude oil.
6. Other petroleum products.
7. Inedible kitchen grease.

74

By which date shall less lethal shotgun deployments be reported to Division?

By the 10th of each month.

75

How long shall evidence be held when PENDING ADJUDICATION for crimes that are PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT IN STATE PRISON?

3 years.

76

For trips 50+miles and 24+ hours, what are the meal time requirements?

1. Breakfast: 0600 hours - 0800 hours.
2. Lunch: 1100 hours - 1400 hours.
3. Dinner: 1700 hours - 1900 hours.

77

When a vehicle registration inquiry returns "No Record On File," what does that mean?

No transactions have taken place on the vehicle in 4 years.

78

When does a Supervisor/Manager have to respond to an emergency incident not within the investigative authority of the CHP?

When the incident occurs on or adjacent to freeways and highways and significantly impact traffic management.

79

In regards to evidence, how often shall drug burns be conducted?

No less than twice a year.

80

What does an Officer have to do before impounding a vehicle that fled from them (FTY)?

Obtain a warrant or court order.

81

Who is the final level of review for complaints (policy)?

Commissioner.

82

How many hours of CTO is an off duty Peer entitled to when responding to a request of a Commander?

4 hours.

83

A male employees hair shall not extend below what while sitting or standing?

The TOP of the uniform shirt.

84

When shall a minor be mirandized?

Prior to interrogation or prior to releasing them to a jail facility or parent.

85

As it relates to civil disturbances, who shall give permission to use non-lethal weapons at the scene?

The on-scene CHP Supervisor.

86

Can a rep. use a State vehicle while conducting rep. duties?

No.

87

What are the 2 planning processes for civil disorder and crowd control events?

1. Incident action plans.
2. Operational plans.

88

When will an employee receive their uniform allowance check?

By the 10th of the 2nd month after the employees established uniform allowance anniversaries.

89

What are the 4 levels of foreign service personnel?

1. Diplomatic agents.
2. Consular officers.
3. Consular employees.
4. Honorary consuls.

90

If an employee is not satisfied with the level 1 complaint decision, how many days do they have to appeal (level 2)?

14 calendar days.

91

What is a driver's maximum liability for reimbursement to a public agency for response costs caused by a DUI incident (crash).

$12,000.

92

What is a record only injury/illness?

1. A NON-DISABLING injury or illness.
2. DOES NOT REQUIRE FIRST AID OR MEDICAL TREATMENT.

93

Within how long shall a Supervisor provide the employee with a CHP 601?

24 hours.

94

For a complaint, who does an employee meet with at the informal discussion level?

Their immediate Supervisor.

95

If an employee returns to work after a LEAVE OF ABSENCE of 1-2 years, what happens?

They have to complete REFRESHER training at the Academy.

96

In HGN, when 4 of the 6 validated clues are observed, what % chance will a person have a BAC of .10+?

77%.

97

If your Command receives a complaint letter from the Division of Occ. Safety and Health Compliance Office (DOSH), how long do they have to respond to it?

14 calendar days.

98

What is the maximum legal height permitted for a vehicle or load?

14 feet.

**Measured from the surface on which the vehicle stands.

99

Who approves mutual aid requests?

Commissioner.

100

What is the maximum dart distance for a CEW?

25 feet.

101

Within how many days shall an Officer advise Dispatch of the EPO information?

1 business day.

102

How many weapons inspection Officers shall an Area have.

At least 2.

103

How long shall Officers retain their copies of CHP 281's?

At least 6 months.

104

Prior to a rep. using state equipment, what shall happen?

They shall notify and be approved to do so by their immediate Supervisor.

105

In regards to the parental notification program for citations, what age shall the child be?

Under 14

106

If an AA seems possible, what shall the Supervisor ask the parties during their interview?

If they are willing to testify at a SPB hearing.

107

What are the 2 instances when a Commander may exempt someone from wearing their body armor?

1. Extremely hot weather where the employees health, welfare or ability to perform their duties would be impacted by wearing it.
2. When an employee has a temporary health condition which precludes the wearing of it.

108

Are employees in NON-SENSITIVE POSITIONS required to submit to chemical tests?

No.

109

As it relates to bomb searches, what type of searches shall TRAINED CHP personnel conduct?

Visual and facility searches only.

110

Who has to approve traffic monitoring from the CD if it is to be done on a regular basis?

Division.

111

If a Supervisor wants to tape record an employee for a citizens complaint interview, what has to be done?

The employee has to give consent.

112

What does the COSC do?

Assits the Commander in achieving compliance with occ. safety requirements and resolving H&S issues.

113

If the Supervisor accepts service of a subpoena and is unable to serve the employee and notify the server/attorney of their inability to serve the employee, what shall happen?

The Supervisor shall appear at the court on the appearance date and inform the judge of the Officer's unavailability.

114

What is a first aid injury/illness?

1. A minor NON-DISABLING injury or illness.
2. Involves ONE-TIME MEDICAL TREATMENT.

115

When shall you provide a citizen with a Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (VCGCB) form?

When they claim monetary damage of $1000 or more due to the action or inaction of an Officer.

116

If an Officer locates a missing child who is under 16 or at risk, how long do they have to provide the AG with the report?

24 hours.

117

What color stickers does the DMV use for their "year" stickers?

1. Red.
2. Orange.
3. Yellow.
4. Blue.
5. Green.

118

If an employee is not satisfied with the level 3 grievance decision, how many days do they have to appeal to the director of the DPA (level 4)?

14 calendar days.

119

By which date shall non-regulated commercial vehicle strike force information be sent to Division's CVS?

NLT close of business, 7 days after the last strike force inspection.

120

121

What 1 of 3 things does a repossesor have to show before we release a vehicle to them?

1. Certificate of repossession.
2. A security agreement.
3. A title showing proof of legal ownership.

122

For employees returning to work after an absence or limited duty of less than a year, what shall they do before returning to full duty?

Be retrained and re-certified at their assigned Commands.

123

What kind of jewelry are male employees authorized to wear while in uniform or in civilian attire?

Medical or ID bracelets.
2 conservative rings.

124

The SOLES on an employees work shoes or boots shall not exceed what?

3/4 inch.

125

How many hours of practical field training for Phase 2 of radar/lidar certification shall the employee complete?

30 hours.

126

If an employee is not satisfied with the level 2 grievance decision, how many days do they have to appeal (level 3)?

14 calendar days.

127

What are the Departmentally approved primary pistols?

1. SW Model 4013.
2. SW Model 4006 TSW.

128

Personal weapons should be used to strike what areas?

Sensitive areas (eyes, throat, groin, neck, back).

129

What are the requirements to retain FTO certification?

24 hour POST certified FTO update course every 3 years.

130

What is Category 1 correspondence?

Memo (CHP 51).

131

What is 3303(i) GC?

An employee has a statutory right to a representative of their choice upon the filing of a formal written statement of charges or whenever an interrogation focuses on matter which are likely to result in punitive action.

132

Who is the final level of appeal in the Departments internal discrimination process?

SPB.

133

Do CHP Officers have to record responses to State facilities even if they respond and the call is unfounded?

Yes, founded and unfounded calls shall be documented.

134

If a serious industrial injury or death occurs on State property (involving employee), within how long shall Cal-OSHA be notified?

24 hours.

135

Slow Moving Vehicle enforcement requirements?

10+ MPH below: shall stop/should cite.
5-9 MPH below: should stop/take appropriate enforcement action.
1-4 MPH below: may stop/take appropriate enforcement action.

136

If away at training, an employee is entitled to 1 round trip journey to their residence or HQ how often?

Every 3 weeks.

137

Under what circumstances can a vehicle be permitted to leave if it is in violation of size, height, or load?

None.

138

If an employee requests REINSTATEMENT after 6 months of leaving, what happens?

They have to attend REINSTATEMENT training at the Academy.

139

What is 23550.5 VC?

Person has a prior felony DUI CONVICTION or a specified vehicular manslaughter CONVICTION.

140

If an employee is not satisfied with the level 1 meet-and-confer decision, how shall they initiate a level 2 appeal?

The employee and their rep. have to appeal to the CAHP District Director and ask them to proceed on their behalf.

141

If an employee sustains an injury/illness while on a temporarily assigned to and/or under the direct control and supervision of an entity other than the Department, WHO is responsible for documenting the injury/illness on the CHP 121's?

The appropriate AC.

142

If an Officer requests a violators fingerprint, should they ask for the fingerprint before or after the violator signs the citation?

Before.

143

What are the 7 use of force options?

1. Control holds.
2. OC.
3. ASP/baton.
4. CEW.
5. Less lethal shotgun.
6. Personal weapons.
7. Lethal force.

144

As it relates to civil disturbances, the non-lethal projectiles shall not be fired at people within what distance?

Closer than 30 feet from the deploying Officer.

145

When an Officer stops a COMMERCIAL VEHICLE DRIVER WHILE DRIVING A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE, and their BAC is .01-.039, what shall happen?

The driver shall be placed out of service for 24 hours.

146

Officers SHALL NOT REMOVE CEW darts from where?

1. Female breasts.
2. Joints.
3. Spine.
4. Groin.
5. Neck.
6. Eyes.

147

As it relates to civil disturbances, who shall authorize the use of chemical agents and/or non-lethal weapons?

The on-scene CHP IC.

148

Regardless of the length of an employees assigned work shift, what length of time shall be used to do document work related training days at the Academy?

8 hours.

149

How many hours of release time shall a rep. be granted to help an employee PREPARE FOR A GRIEVANCE/COMPLAINT at each level?

Up to 4 hours.

150

Although the employee substance abuse results came back below a .04, but greater than .009, can the employee still get in trouble?

Yes, for inconsistent and incompatible activities.

151

In INCORPORATED cities, CHP TRAFFIC ASSISTANCE is limited to what?

1. Fatals.
2. Injury collisions.
3. DUI.
4. Major property damage collisions.

152

How long is administrative evidence retained for?

5 years.

**The date of destruction shall be written on CHP 36 form.

153

Sick leave shall be burned at what increment?

30 minutes.

154

List the incidental wearers of the utility uniform?

1. Area VIN Officers.
2. MC Officers (other than enforcement duties).
3. Area training Officers.
4. Area range/weapons Officers.
5. Personnel driving SMPV's or a part time/rotational basis.
6. DRE's while conducting initial certification evaluations.
7. Area specialized vehicle inspection Officers.

155

What is a catastrophic illness or injury?

A severe ILLNESS OR INJURY which is expected to INCAPACITATE AN EMPLOYEE OR QUALIFYING FAMILY MEMBER and which CREATES A FINANCIAL HARDSHIP because the EMPLOYEE HAS EXHAUSTED ALL OF THEIR LEAVE CREDITS.

156

What time increment is bereavement leave burned at?

1 hour.

157

In regards the evidence, what are the requirements for the NIK tests disposal containers?

1. At least a 3 gallon plastic container.
2. Have a closable lid.
3. Contain absorbent material.

158

When can a rep. distribute rep. material?

1. Before or after working hours.
2. During meal and rest periods.
3. In non-work areas.

159

If an employees decides to wear a scarf, what color shall it be?

Navy blue.

160

Can Supervisors contact MBC to seek advice on how to handle or approach a troubled employee?

Yes.

161

What type of correspondence do you send to ELECTED officials?

Category 2.

162

As it relates to employee substance abuse, HOW LONG SHALL NEGATIVE RESULTS BE SECURELY STORED for before they are destroyed?

3 weeks.

163

If an Officer makes a misdemeanor arrest in a neighboring state in accordance with the interstate mutual assistance agreement, what needs to happen?

The Officer shall relinquish custody to the appropriate agency at the earliest convenience.

164

If an employee provides a written response to their Form 2, what shall happen to that written response?

The written response shall be attached to all copies of the Form 2.

165

How many days notice does an employee have to give their Commander before going on long term military leave?

Shall notify Commander within 30 days of receiving orders.

166

If no prior expiration date of the secondary employment date was given, when shall it be re-evaluated?

At the employees next annual performance appraisal.

167

In regards to bereavement leave, if the death occurs outside the state, or outside of 400 miles, how much more time can be granted?

2 (8 hour) days.

**CHARGED TO EMPLOYEES TIME BANK.

168

When would an employee wear their work uniform?

During the course of normal duties.

169

A pursuit should normally be limited to how many units?

2 units + supervisor unit = 3

170

How often does the Command Occupational Safety Committee (COSC) conduct inspections?

Semi-annually.

171

What is a disability?

Any illness or injury which limits 1+ major life activities.

172

What is the total amount of time a minor can be present in an ADULT DETENTION FACILITY/JAIL?

2 hours.

173

How long does the Area have to send an investigation to OIA?

60 days.

174

How early can you request/submit a travel advance?

No sooner than 2 weeks prior to trip.

175

What is the final level of appeal for the IDR/meet-and-confer process?

Level 3 (Commissioner).

176

When shall you not aim directly at someones eyes?

At a distance of less than 5 feet.

177

Can the Department participate in permit granted activities?

Yes, when the events have a specific nexus to the mission of the Department.

178

Within how many days shall BREATH RESULTS be forwarded to the DMV?

5 business days.

179

Is the Fresh Pursuit Acts applicable to misdemeanors?

No.

180

If an Officer takes a missing persons report, within how long do they have to report it to MUPS?

4 hours.

181

Mobile/portable radio transmitters or cell phones shall not be used within what distance of BOMB SEARCHES OR SUSPECTED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES?

300 feet.

182

If a death, or serious injury/illness occurs, who shall be notified, by what means, and in what amount of time?

A Comm-Net Message shall be sent to the appropriate AC and DRU within 8 hours of occurrence.

183

What is the maximum repair cost authorized for "X" number repairs?

$4,999.99

184

What accouterments shall only be worn on the left shirt/jacket pocket?

1. Medal of Valor pin.
2. Officer of the Year pin.
3. U.S. Flag pin.
4. Other special pin as designated by the Commissioner.

185

How would an Officer void a citation?

Submit a memo to the Commander detailing the circumstances surrounding the reason for the void, and attach all copies of the citation.

186

When shall the discharge of a firearm be reported?

1. Intentional discharge on duty.
2. Intentional discharge off duty in the direction of, or causing injury to any person, or toward the property of another person without their permission.
3. AD of any firearm while off duty.
4. AD of a concealable firearm while off duty.
5. Warning shots fired off duty to apprehend someone.
6. Intentional or AD by a non-uniformed employee while on duty.

187

When can an Officer shoot an animal?

1. In self defense.
2. When it is believed the animal is rabid or attacking livestock.
3. To kill a critically injured animal.

188

How many red safety vest is an Area required to have for their range Officers?

3.

189

What type of correspondence do you send to APPOINTED officials?

Category 1.

190

What are the 4 specialty pay positions?

1. Bilingual.
2. MC.
3. Pilot/Flight observer.
4. Investigator.

191

Is a Supervisor or a Command designee required to attend a WCAB TRIAL?

Yes.

192

How often are non-uniformed personnel required to watch a defensive driver training video?

Every 4 years.

193

Within what time period shall a CHP 208 (accident prevention report) be completed and submitted to ORM?

48 hours.

194

Within how many days shall the Division Commander render a decision to the CAHP District Director?

21 calendar days.

195

Who does the Supervisor give a copy of the CHP 443 to?

The employees medical care provider.

196

Prior to impounding a vehicle for 22651(o) VC, what shall the Officer do?

Confirm the registration expiration in CLETS.

197

When can sick leave and/or bereavement leave be used for an employee seeking substance abuse treatment?

When the treatment is provided under the supervision of a licensed heath care specialist.

198

An employee will be disqualified from participating in the annual fitness challenge if their RESTING HEART RATE IS ABOVE WHAT?

90 bpm.

199

In regards to evidence, where shall flammables and explosives be stored?

Outside of the Area office.

200

Who is authorized to put a commercial vehicle out of service?

1. Any uniformed Supervisor.
2. Currently assigned commercial enforcement Officer and Motor Carrier Specialists who have completed Level 1 training.

201

What is a Category 2 complaint?

1. Allegations of verbal and non-verbal misconduct.
2. Matters not involving an employees conduct.

202

Is a report of vehicle accident done on a CHP 270 or a STD 270?

STD 270.

203

For 12 month probationary employees, when do they get written performance appraisals?

At least every 4, 8, 12 months.

204

What shall employees wear during checkpoints?

Full duty uniform (tans) and campaign hat while in public view.

205

How much time can an employee be granted for each catastrophic leave occurrence?

A maximum of 12 continuous months.

206

Who can take reports for stolen license plates?

All departmental personnel.

207

At the Commanders discretion, how long can they designate someone to light duty?

1 year.

208

What is a legislative complaint?

A complaint by a legislator on behalf of a constituent.

209

What is the maximum amount of hours a retired annuitant can work in a year?

960 hours.

210

How are uniform service stripes accrued?

1 stripe for every 5 years.

211

If an employee is not satisfied with the level 2 complaint decision, how many days do they have to appeal (level 3)?

14 calendar days.

212

What are "Other" complaints?

1. Citation validity.
2. Departmental.
3. Frivolous.
4. Rescinded.

213

As it relates to tactical formations, what is a SQUAD comprised of?

3 teams (total of 8 Officers) and 1 squad leader (normally a Sergeant).

214

What is The Dills Act?

A series of GC Sections which govern collective collective bargaining for represented employees in CA.

215

If an allied agency requests assistance because of a job action (strike), is that considered mutual aid?

Yes.

216

What is the mileage reimbursement rate for privately owned bicycles?

$.04 per mile.

217

What are the CHP ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES?

Fairness.
Respect for others.
Equitable treatment for all.
Ethical practices.

218

Within how many days of receiving the complaint appeal does the level 2 reviewer have to render a decision?

21 calendar days.

219

What is the minimum amount of money a travel advance can be requested for?

$25.

220

If a vehicle is registered in a foreign jurisdiction, or towed from private property, and the "Notice of Stored" vehicle returns unclaimed, how long shall the Department wait before sending written notice to the DOJ?

120 hours.

221

How long are commercial vehicle medical certificates valid for?

2 years.

222

Within how long shall a Supervisor provide the employee with a CHP 600?

24 hours.

223

For PRA requests, how many days does the Department have to notify the requestor of their decision?

10 days.

224

What is 23550 VC?

Person has 3+ DUI CONVICTIONS within last 10 years.

225

How many days can an employee be paid during short term military leave?

The first 30 calendar days.

226

Within how many days shall COMPLAINTS BE ACKNOWLEDGED (unless they complained in person)?

5 business days.

227

A male employees mustache shall not extend BELOW what at the corners of his mouth?

1/4 an inch.

228

For complaints alleging criminal misconduct, when shall they be forwarded to the DA?

When the finding is SUSTAINED OR UNINTENTIONAL ERROR.

229

What is the National Incident Management System (NIMS)?

A nationally recognized emergency management system.

230

What is the span-of-control ratio for CHP ICS operations?

1 to 8 (1 supervisor to 8 subordinates).

231

If an employee offers a verbal rebuttal to the Skelly Officer, how long does the Skelly Officer have to respond?

7 calendar days.

232

Job vacancies shall be advertised for how many days?

A minimum of 10 working days.

233

When will an employee substance abuse test be considered a "negative test"?

Results are below .04.

234

How long does a uniformed employee have to apply for reinstatement?

3 years.

235

How many OT meals can be claimed?

No more than 3 in a 24 hour period.

236

Under what circumstances will OT be authorized to an employee who is attending a funeral?

When the employee is assigned to perform honorary functions such as honor guard, escort duty, pallbearer, or departmental representative.

237

What type of occurrences are required to be documented a CHP 208?

1. Action of the elements/nature.
2. Damage to glass from an unknown cause.
3. Collisions with birds (injury confined to bird only).
4. Windshield or other glass damage from objects propelled from the roadway (unless there is injury to a person).
5. MC sustains damage after falling off kickstand.
6. PV vehicle is damaged by the push bumpers after pushing a vehicle (damage to PV only).
7. Unintentional/intentional damage sustained from in-custodies or unknown persons.

238

Describe a CHP Emergency Level 1?

An emergency incident where the available RESOURCES OF THE AREA ARE ADEQUATE.

239

How long shall evidence be held AFTER ADJUDICATION OF A CASE INVOLVING A JUVENILE?

90 days.

240

Within how many days of the informal complaint discussion with the employee shall the Supervisor give their response?

7 calendar days.

241

How much notice does an employee have to give their Commander before going on short term military leave?

Shall notify Commander within 30 days of receiving orders.

242

When is MBC required by law to disclose information they received from an employee?

1. Records are lawfully subpoenaed.
2. Individual expresses a desire to harm themself/other.
3. Child/elder abuse suspected.
4. Individual confesses to a crime.

243

If an enforcement document is issued to someone who claimed diplomatic immunity, what shall take place?

Documents shall be photocopied and faxed to AC Field within 48 hours.

244

Which complaints do not have a finding?

RESCINDED OR FRIVOLOUS complaints.

245

How often shall Officers re-certify for the use of radar?

Annually.

246

What is the Incident Command System (ICS)?

A nationally recognized and standardized on-scene emergency management system.

247

When is the closing correspondence sent to the citizen?

After the investigation has been approved by the appropriate level.

248

Within how many days of receiving the complaint appeal does the Officer of the Commissioner have to render a decision?

21 calendar days.

249

How long does a Supervisor have to complete a CHP 187 (pursuit report)?

10 days.

250

What is the maximum distance a uniformed, non-command employee can drive from home to work using a state vehicle?

50 miles.

251

Permission to attend funerals WITHIN THE AREA OF THE IMMEDIATE COMMAND ON STATE TIME is granted by who?

The Commander.

252

Who can authorize a reinstatement?

Commissioner ONLY.

253

In what increments in 4800.5 time burned?

Hourly.

254

Within how long shall Divisions report an Area radar AUDIT WHERE DISCREPANCIES WHERE FOUND TO RPS?

20 calendar days.

255

What shall an employee have in their possession while flying armed on State business?

Their Departmentally issued POLICE ID card.

256

Within how long does an R/O or L/O have to be notified in writing their their vehicle was stored/impounded?

10 days.

257

Can an Officer cite someone for wearing an illegal helmet.

Yes, with the Supervisors approval.

258

When would an employee wear their formal uniform?

1. Funerals.
2. Memorial services.
3. Formal personnel inspections.
4. Academy graduations.
5. Award ceremonies.
6. When directed by the Commander.

259

When an employee is on stand-by status, how much OT are they given?

1 hour of OT for every 4 hours of stand-by.

260

How many hours can an employee's CTO bank be reduced by each month?

Not more than 24 hours or not more than is necessary to keep them below 480 hours.

261

Within how long shall a Supervisor initiate and provide the employee with a SCIF 3301?

24 hours.

262

A vehicle impounded for evidence shall remain in the Departments possession until what 3 conditions are met?

1. DA has declined to file charges.
2. Adjudication of charges.
3. DA says evidence is no longer needed.

263

When an employees socks are visible while they are in uniform, what color shall the socks be?

Solid royal blue, navy blue, or black.

264

What are the qualifications to be a FTO?

1. POST basic certificate.
2. 1 year patrol experience (off probation).
3. Completion of the FTO course.
4. Supervisor's recommendation.

265

Within how long shall injuries/illnesses be recorded on the Cal-OSHA 300 log?

6 working days following knowledge of injury/illness.

266

If an employee is suspected of participating in a sick-out, what kind of substantiation can the Supervisor ask for?

Medical substantiation from a doctor detailing the SPECIFIC NATURE of the injury/illness.

267

How many days notice does an EMPLOYER HAVE TO GIVE to their employees who want time off to vote?

10 days.

268

All enforcement action taken for oversized vehicles or loads shall be confirmed with what?

A physical measurement.

269

How many less lethal shotguns shall be deployed each shift?

1.

270

When are managers required to interview trainees?

1st phase and 3rd phase.

271

How ofter do Supervisors receive sexual harassment training?

Within 6 months of promotion, and every 2 years after that.

272

For an employee who has to attend reinstatement training at the Academy, do they have a probationary period?

Yes, for one year.

273

When CHP personnel are committed to the support of of local jurisdictions during an ICS incident, who's control are they under?

The CHP.

274

The upper portion of a CHP 422 should be assigned for follow-up investigation within how long of it being issued?

5 days.

275

When in the Bazemore admonition optional? And at who's discretion?

It is optional at the discretion of the Commander in complaints with a finding of UNINTENTIONAL ERROR.

276

Upon receiving a 3rd party complaint, what shall you do?

Contact the "victim" directly and ask them what their intentions are.

277

How often are employees required to shoot the rifle per year?

Quarterly.

278

If an Officer runs an out of state LP# and it returns "No Record On File," can they tow the car?

No.

279

As it relates to civil disturbances, what is an operational plan and when would you use it?

It is used for ANTICIPATED/SCHEDULE PLANS especially when coordinating a multi-agency or multi-jurisdictional event.

280

A CHP 103 is prepared in how many copies?

Duplicate.

281

How long shall evidence be held AFTER ADJUDICATION OF A MISDEMEANOR?

60 days.

282

What is required when a leave of absence WITH pay exceeds 5 days?

Shall notify DPA.

283

According to the Dills Act, what is another name for "represented employees?"

Rank and file.

284

What is required for an employee to be eligible for mentoring leave?

1. Have a permanent appointment.
2. Successfully completed their initial probational period.
3. Have committed to mentor a child or youth through a mentoring organization.

285

Within how many days of receiving the grievance appeal does the level 2 reviewer have to render a decision?

21 calendar days.

286

Per 14602.8(a) VC, how long can an Officer impound a vehicle for if they stop a person for DUI and their BAC is .10+ and they have 2+ prior convictions for DUI in the last 10 years?

15 days.

287

What is an occupational injury?

Any injury which results from an occupational incident or exposure involving a single causative event in the work environment.

288

Describe a CHP Emergency Level 2?

An emergency incident where the available RESOURCES OF THE AREA ARE NOT ADEQUATE.

289

Who approves a leave of absence WITHOUT pay?

The appropriate AC.

290

What time increment is 4800.5 time burned at?

1 hour.

291

Within how many days of passing the speed estimation and capability test shall the radar coordinator send employee names and ID #'s to the Academy to finalize their certification?

30 days.

292

In regards to evidence, how often shall the Supervisor conduct an INVENTORY?

Annually.

293

If an employee is believed to be participating in a job action, what shall the Supervisor do?

1. Contact the employee and ascertain their intentions/reason for absence.
2. Advise the employee of the unlawfulness of such action.

294

When a Peer responds to an incident voluntarily, what happens?

They are on their own time.
Use of State time is not authorized.

295

When is an employee not entitled to representation?

During anything related to normal course of duty or counseling.

296

How long can OC incapacitate someone?

15-45 minutes.

297

Can you take someone to jail for refusing to sign a CHP 215 issued AT THE SCENE OF A TC?

No.

**Write "refused to sign" in the signature box.

298

How long can pregnancy/parental leave be granted for?

A period not to exceed 1 year.

**For female employee and spouse/legal domestic partner.

299

How often does the COSC meet?

Quarterly.

300

A CHP 2 (Form 2) is used to document what?

Commendable or censurable actions.

301

In regards to a sick out, if the employee has a religious affidavit on file, what shall be done?

Contact CHP Personnel for direction.

302

How long shall an employees "Go-Bag" be able to sustain them for?

At least 72 hours.

303

If an Officer receives a complaint while "on loan" to a task for, who is responsible for the investigation?

Permanent Command.

304

For SENSITIVE POSITIONS, an applicant shall be DQ'd if they disclose the use of hard drugs within how long of the date of application?

5 years.

305

How long shall administrative evidence be retained for?

5 years.

306

Within how many days of documentation of the adverse comment shall the meet-and-confer occur (level 1)?

21 calendar days.

307

When driving a PCF vehicle, what uniform shall be worn?

Tans, unless Level 1 commercial certified.

308

What can you NOT ASK an applicant about during their interview?

Anything regarding their disabilities.

309

Who authorizes the 2nd extension, if needed?

Division.

310

When does 23140 VC apply in the standard NCT program?

Only for fatalities.

311

Is a motorcycle an authorized mode of transportation?

No.

312

When shall an employees immediate supervisor refuse to accept service of a subpoena?

When the Officer is not available do to vacation, leave of absence, military leave, RDO, or other sufficient reason.

313

When registration fees are due, shall and Officer issue a CHP 215, or a CHP 281?

CHP 215.

314

If an employee is granted an initial 3 months of leave of catastrophic leave for a natural disaster, who can grant an extension and for how long?

The appropriate AC, and for an additional 3 months.

315

How long to checkpoints last?

4-6 hours.

316

What is the ratio of PMA/OST instructors to trainees? And range instructors instructors to shooters?

1 to 10 (1 instructor to 10 trainees).

317

How long shall found/unclaimed property be held for prior to disposing?

90 days.

318

An Officer SHOULD NOT USE a CEW on who?

1. Visibly pregnant.
2. Less than 80 lbs.
3. Elderly.
4. Young children.
5. Wheel chair bound.
6. Can potentially put a vehicle in motion.

319

Are interrogations required to be transcribed?

1. At minimum, the IMPORTANT PARTS SHALL be transcribed.
2. FOR DISMISSALS, THE INTERROGATIONS SHOULD be transcribed.

320

If the AWOL notice is being mailed, how does it have to be sent?

Overnight mail.

321

What is the MAXIMUM AMOUNT OF TRAVEL TIME an employee will be compensated for WHEN CALLED BACK TO WORK after completing their work shift or when called into work while on an RDO?

1.5 hours each way.

322

When shall an Officer request an EPO for a victim if DV?

When the person is believed to be or states they are in immediate/present danger and no other valid court order exists.

323

How many times a year is an employees primary pistol supposed to be inspected?

2.

324

For the Phase 1, classroom training part of radar/lidar certification, what is the minimum passing score of the written test?

80%.

325

Job vacancies are valid for how long?

For 120 days from the date of the posting.

326

In the walk and turn, when 2 of the 8 validated clues are displayed, what % chance will a person have a BAC of .10+?

68%.

327

How ofter is our use of force policy reviewed?

Quarterly.

328

If an Officer writes a radar citation on a roadway that has an expired ETS, the ticket can still be upheld if it was issued within how much time of the ETS expiring?

5 years normally, BUT there is a 7-10 year exemption based on certain criteria.

329

How long are CHP 121's retained for?

5 years for each injury/illness recorded on the Cal-OSHA 300 log.

330

Under normal circumstances, how often is an ID card issued?

Every 5 years.

331

BASIC Speed/Prima Facie enforcement requirements?

10+ MPH: shall stop/should cite.
5-9 MPH: should stop/take appropriate enforcement action.
1-4 MPH: may stop/take appropriate enforcement action.

332

What is a recurrence of injury/illness?

1. An injury/illness that does not have a new, clearly defined incident to cause injury or illness.
2. It is a spontaneous reappearance of a prior condition.

333

Vehicles should not be stopped solely for expired registration until when?

The beginning of the 2nd month following the month of expiration.

334

As it relates to civil disturbances, what is the baton position during the assertive contact mode?

The baton SHOULD BE CARRIED IN THE "PORT ARMS" POSITION and may be used with BRISK EXTENSIONS TO CAUSE CONTROLLED MOVEMENTS.

335

As it relates to civil disturbances, what is the baton position during the visible presence mode?

The baton SHOULD REMAIN IN THE RING but it may be displayed at the "port arms" position.

336

Upon involvement at level 2 of the meet-and-confer appeal process, who does the CAHP District Director request to have a meet-and-confer with?

The Division Commander.

337

How long shall CEW records be retained for?

10 years + the life of the CEW.

338

What are consular officers exempt from?

Everything EXCEPT FELONY WARRANTS.

339

When an Officer is off duty for 30+ consecutive days, how long is their performance appraisal extended for?

3 months.

340

How much release time is granted to a rep. who is assisting an employee who was INVOLVED IN A SHOOTING incident.

8 hours.

341

The signers name shall be in uppercase or lowercase in correspondence?

Uppercase.

342

Can abbreviations be used in correspondence?

Only for states and compass direction.

343

If the employee refuses to give their consent to be tape recorded during a citizens complaint interview, and the Supervisor deems it necessary, what shall occur?

The Supervisor shall conduct a formal Administrative Interrogation.

344

What DL service codes require an Officer to issue a DL 310A immediately?

I, K, R, or A if issued prior to 6/30/95.

345

When will a Peer be authorized to claim OT?

When the are off duty and requested to respond by a Commander.

346

If an employee is injured while preparing for the annual fitness challenge on their own time, is that considered a work related injury?

No.

347

If a violator presents an Officer with proof that fees have been deposited but the application is incomplete, what violation exists?

4000(a)(1) VC, expired registration.

348

How many employee substance abuse testing kits shall be kept at the area office?

At least 2.

349

For HGN how many of the validated clues need to be displayed?

4 of 6.

350

How long does an employee have to submit a written response to a Form 2?

30 days.

351

As it relates to civil disturbances, what is the baton position during the forcible contact mode?

The baton SHOULD BE CARRIED IN THE "LONG EXTENDED" (JAB) POSITION to MOVE PHYSICALLY AGGRESSIVE PARTICIPANTS/CROWDS.

352

What time increment is CTO burned at.

15 minute.

353

As it relates to civil disturbances, can you use your PR-24 in the assertive or forcible contact modes on seated or prone passive demonstrators?

No.

354

How often are employees required to review the civil disturbance policy?

Annually.

355

When is closing action documentation given to the employee?

After the investigation has been approved by the appropriate level.

356

How long does a person have to file a discrimination complaint with the SPB?

Within 365 days of the last incident.

357

How many hours prior to the checkpoint shall the SPECIFIC LOCATION of the checkpoint be released?

2 hours.

358

As it relates to employee substance abuse, HOW LONG SHALL POSITIVE RESULTS BE SECURELY STORED for?

1. 1 year to assure availability for retesting (appeal/litigation).
2. Indefinitely, when notified of an appeal.

359

Under what circumstances may an Officer legally discharge their firearm?

1. Self defense/defense of others.
2. Apprehension of a violent or atrocious felon.

360

Only after what, does reasonable suspicion exist?

CONFIRMATION FROM THE APPOINTING POWER upon considering all of the facts and evidence.

361

If an employee issues a CHP 422 to a unoccupied vehicle, what are they required to write on their CHP 415?

LP#.

362

Within what time period shall all CHP 121's be forwarded to SCIF?

5 days.

363

Who approves a leave of absence WITH pay?

The Commissioner.

364

What color ink shall the CHP 262 (travel claim) be signed in?

Blue.

365

What is the definition of a sensitive position?

Any peace officer, and any other position in which DRUG OR ALCOHOL AFFECTED PERFORMANCE could clearly ENDANGER THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OTHERS.

366

How long shall weapons be held if they were confiscated as a result of a DV incident?

NLT 48 hours, and not more than 5 business days after the DOJ letter is received.

367

How long are copies of miscellaneous investigations retained at the Area office?

3 years.

368

If an Officers soft body armor is penetrated during a shooting, what shall happen?

It shall be sent to BSS within 10 days.

369

How many days does an employee have to appeal to SPB for a rejection during probation?

15 calendar days.

370

How long can Veteran's educational leave be granted for?

A period not to exceed 4 years and 3 months.

371

For partial year registration, what enforcement action shall be taken after the first 20 days of the registration expiring?

Driver shall be issued a non-dissmisible citation.

372

In regards to an injury/illness, when can a Commander suspend an employees secondary employment request?

When their secondary employment will affect their ability to recover.

373

What does the Fresh Pursuit Acts give us the authority to do?

Enter into another state when in fresh PURSUIT OF A FLEEING FELON.

374

What mail service shall be used for packages up to 150 lbs.?

UPS.

375

As it relates to tactical formations, what is a COMPANY comprised of?

5 squads working as a single unit normally led by a Captain and assisted by a Lieutenant.

376

How long does a person have to file a discrimination complaint with the DFEH?

Within 365 days of the last incident.

377

How long shall found/unclaimed firearms be held for prior to disposing?

180 days.

378

What are the 4 organizational levels of mutual aid?

1. Local government (city).
2. Operational area (county).
3. Regional area (2+ counties).
4. State.

379

With the exception of marijuana, all controlled substances shall be sealed in what?

Heat sealed polyester bags.

380

What are the time requirements to qualify for swing shift pay differential?

4+ hours worked between the hours of 1800 and 0100.

381

Can an employee drink water before submitting to a substance abuse chemical test?

Yes, but only if supervised.

382

When an Officer decides to carry an ASP, where shall the departmentally issued baton be kept.

It shall be readily available in the PV.

383

When is per diem authorized?

When the employee is 50+ MILES OUTSIDE of their HQ or primary residence.

384

When is an Officer not required to wear their baton/ASP?

During rest or meal times.

385

Within how many days shall a legislative complaint be finished?

30 days.

386

How often are employees required to shoot the shotgun per year?

Quarterly.

387

In regards to evidence, what is a net weight?

The weight of the contents in its original packaging.

388

How long are Category 1, 2, and Other complaints retained for?

5 years.

389

When shall the Bazemore admonition be included a complaint finding?

It shall be included in all MOD's/MOF's which are counseling or remedial in nature.

390

What does the 4th Amendment pertain to?

Search and seizure.

391

If an employee is ORDERED BACK TO WORK after their completed shift, or is on an RDO and ordered into work, how much OT are they entitled to?

MINIMUM of 4 hours.

392

As it relates to the Departments professional counseling services, what does MBH stand for?

Magellan Behavioral Health.

393

When a Sergeant is off duty for 30+ consecutive days, how long is their performance appraisal extended for?

3 months.

394

When can an Officer fire a warning shot?

When deadly force is authorized and when the shot is not likely to endanger innocent people.

395

If mail carriers stop in the roadway in an unincorporated area, what is required?

Approaching vehicles must have a clear view of the mail vehicle for a distance of 200 feet in any direction.

396

What is PROPRIETARY jurisdiction?

The State has jurisdiction.

397

If an employee is working OT, what start time shall they put on their CHP 415?

Their regular shift start time.

398

What is the optimal distance range for a CEW?

7-15 feet.

399

How much time can an employee be granted to vote?

2 hours at the BEGINNING OR END OF THEIR SHIFT provided they will not have time to do it when they are off.

400

How many short notice court cancellations can an employee claim in any one day?

1, except when the beginning of the 2nd call back would have been 6+ hours from the completion of the 1st call back period.

401

If an employee wants to contest the removal of their specialty pay, how should they go about doing it?

File a grievance.

402

In regards to evidence, what system shall firearms be entered into?

AFS.

403

From the side view, a female employees hair shall not extend below the bottom of what?

Ear.

404

When are the CHECKPOINT STATS DUE to Division?

Within 48 hours.

405

Within how many days shall a "normal" complaint be completed?

60 days.

406

Who can initiate a rejection during probation?

The Commander with Divisons concurrence.

407

Can you arrest a person for refusing to sign a CHP 281?

No.

408

What shall an employee be notified of in their Notice of Form 8?

1. RANK of investigators.
2. COMMAND where investigators are from.
3. WHO investigators are.

409

Within how long shall an employees appeal for an allegation of discrimination as a result of an AA be submitted to SPB.

30 calendar days.

410

Permission to attend funerals ON STATE TIME, USING STATE EQUIPMENT, FOR ALLIED AGENCIES OR PUBLIC OFFICIALS IS granted by who?

Division Chief.

411

In regards to evidence, what is a gross weight?

The weight of the contents once packaged according to departmental policy.

412

Response into another state shall be limited to what distance?

50 statute miles.

413

What are "Non-Complaints"?

1. Vehicle storage/Impound validity.
2. Other agency.
3. Off duty.
4. Traffic.

414

Within what time period shall a CHP 90 be completed and submitted?

24 hours.

415

Are hoax bomb incident required to be reported?

Yes.

All bomb incidents (real or hoax) shall be reported.

416

If an employee notices a discrepancy in the # of CVSA decals at their facility, what shall they do?

Immediately notify their Supervisor and prepare a memo within 3 days of discovery.

417

What accouterments can be worn on the right shirt/jacket pocket?

Any 3 of the Officers choosing.

418

Within how many days of initial notification of, or any status change of, an employee injury, illness, or hazardous exposure, shall the Supervisor record or update the incident on the employee's CHP 442?

3 days.

419

What is an occupational illness?

Any abnormal condition or disorder, other than one resulting from an occupational injury, caused by exposure to environmental factors associated with employment.

420

Give 2 examples of federal proprietary land where the State has jurisdiction.

1. Indian reservations.
2. Rancherias.

421

Can you store wet/moist marijuana in plastic?

No, it shall be stored in paper.

422

What are the 3 types of fees collected for the registration of commercial vehicles?

1. Basic registration fee.
2. Vehicle license fee.
3. Unladen weight fee.

423

Is an Officer authorized to conduct felony follow-up in a neighboring state.

Yes, and the Officer should clearly articulate the investigation was TIMELY AND CONTINUOUS.

424

What color is a temporary handicap placard and when is it renewed?

Red.
Renewed every 6 months.

425

When is Peer Support required by law to disclose information they receive from an employee?

1. When employee misconduct is illegal.
2. Peer is subpoenaed to testify.
3. Individual is an immediate danger to themselves/others.

426

When shall release time be granted to a rep.?

Only during their work hours.

427

Within how long shall a NEWLY APPOINTED Command Safety Coordinator (CSC) CONDUCT AN INSPECTION.

Within 30 days.

428

When issuing a CHP 281, what shall the Officer advise the violator of?

1. They have to show proof of correction within 30 days.
2. Failing to do so is a misdemeanor.

429

In order for an Officer to make an arrest on exclusive or partial jurisdiction land, what must happen to the Officer first?

They have to be deputized as a US Marshal.

430

When is an employee considered AWOL?

When they are absent for 5+ consecutive working days.

**The 5 day clock starts after the postmark date.

431

For employees returning to work after an absence or limited duty of 2+ years, what shall they do before returning to full duty?

Complete REINSTATEMENT training at the Academy.

432

What is the maximum response time a MFF SRT member can have to their pre-determined staging area?

2 hours.

433

What 4 things can a rep. post on a work wall?

1. Notices and results of any official Board of Director/Association committee meeting.
2. Notices of Association elections and their results.
3. Notices of Association recreational and social events.
4. Notices of other official Association business.

434

When shall an employee be provided with tape recordings or transcriptions?

If requested, before any subsequent interrogations.

435

If an employee sustains an injury/illness while on a temporary assignment in another Area, for the purposes of a civil disturbance (SRT/MFF), what Area shall that injury/illness be credited to?

The permanent Area.

436

What is an employee entitled to when the time of their business calls exceed 30 minutes?

OT.

437

How long shall evidence be held AFTER THE ADJUDICATION OF A FELONY?

90 days.

438

What is a CHP 121D?

Injury/illness status report.

439

What is GC 3305?

Officer is entitled by law to obtain a copy of the entire complaint investigation.

440

What are the 5 types of Commercial Facilities?

1. Class A.
2. Class B.
3. Class C.
4. Class D.
5. Mini-site.

441

If an Officer receives a complaint while at the Academy, who is responsible for the investigation?

Academy Commander.

442

How long shall any LP's coming into the possession of the Department be held for before returning them to the DMV?

30 days.

443

If an Officer receives a complaint while on a "temporary assignment" within the CHP, who is responsible for the investigation?

Permanent Command.

444

How long shall FACE TO FACE CONTACT be in a sobriety check point?

Not more than 30 seconds.

445

If a CHP 735 (DUI reimbursement) is completed based on chemical test results, within how many days shall it be forwarded to FMS?

10 business days of receipt of the chemical test results.

446

When are PCF vehicles are authorized to use?

1. At the Commanders discretion.
2. When traditional means of enforcement have proven ineffective.
3. High fatals.
4. High injury collisions.

447

What shall be done before removing any rep. related wall postings?

Call OER.

448

How long shall completed radar calibration check logs be retained at the Area?

3 years, rotating.

449

What are the 4 operational modes during a civil disturbance?

1. Visible presence mode.
2. Non-aggressive contact mode.
3. Assertive contact mode.
4. Forcible contact mode.

450

If an employee sustains an injury/illness while training at other sites, where shall that injury/illness be documented?

The permanent Area.

451

How long is evidence held that was collected out of an Officer involved shootings?

10 years.

452

Within how many days of receiving the formal grievance does the level 1 reviewer have to render a decision?

14 calendar days.

453

Who decides if an employee will participate in a civil rights investigation?

The employee.

454

When working a temporary assignment, what location code goes on the CHP 415?

The temporary areas location code.

455

What age group is protected for Federal age discrimination?

40-70.

456

An applicant shall be DQ'd if they disclose drug use within how long of the date of application?

2 years.

457

How soon can en employee put a service stripe on their uniform sleeve.

Within 6 months of the 5 year period.

458

Can a juvenile consent to a blood draw without their parents approval?

Yes.

459

What is the maximum amount of CTO time a non-uniformed employee can have in their CTO bank?

240 hours.

460

If an employee is not satisfied with the grievance informal discussion resolution, how many days do they have to file a formal grievance (level 1)?

21 calendar days from the initial aggrieved event, or 7 calendar days of the informal discussion decision.

461

How long does a person have to file a discrimination complaint with the EEOC?

Within 300 days of the last incident.

462

What FONT SIZE shall be used in correspondence?

Not less than 10 but not more than 12.

463

For the walk and turn, how many of the validated clues need to be displayed?

2 of 8.

464

What form is used to evaluate a Sergeants annual performance?

CHP 118S.

465

The HEELS on an employees work shoes or boot shall not exceed what?

1.5 inches.

466

How many days does the Department have to comply to an informal discovery request?

15 days.

467

Within how long should a reasonable suspicion report be completed?

48 hours.

468

At the request of an employee, how many hours of release time shall a rep. be granted to REVIEW AN AA FILE to help an employee PREPARE THEIR "SKELLY" RESPONSE?

Up to 4 hours.

469

Does the CHP have jurisdiction in National forests?

Yes.

470

When shall 14607.2 VC (30 day/Forfeiture) be used to impound a vehicle?

1. A driver who is the R/O or L/O and is sus/rev and has a PRIOR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTION for 12500 VC/14601 series.
2. R/O of the vehicle has a Stipulated Agreement indicated on their driving record.

471

When using a spit sock on an arrestee, what is the Officer required to to?

Officer shall notify a Supervisor ASAP.

472

How much time is required for a Commander to terminate a leave of absence?

48 hours.

473

Is an Officer authorized to conduct misdemeanor follow-up in a neighboring state?

Yes, as long as it is timely.

474

What are the requirements to receive OIC pay?

6+ hours supervising 2+ employees.

475

When is a new ID card issued to an employee?

1. Promoted.
2. Has a change in rank/classification or name.
3. ID card is lost/stolen.

476

What are diplomatic agents exempt from?

Everything.

477

In regards to DUI investigations, what are the 3 phases of detection and evaluation?

1. Vehicle in motion.
2. Personal contact.
3. Pre-arrest screening.

478

A vehicle which was impounded for 30 days shall be released under what conditions?

1. Vehicle is stolen.
2. Vehicle is subject to bailment and is driven by an unlicensed employee of a business.
3. The driver can show valid proof their driving privileges have been reinstated.
4. DL was suspended for something other than a moving violation, prostitution, or drugs (not a complete list).

479

When are Officers required to take notes on the green copy of the citation?

After concluding all enforcement stops.

480

If an employee returns to work after a LEAVE OF ABSENCE of less than a year, what happens?

They report back to their assigned command.

481

What is a non-disabling injury/illness?

1. An injury/illness which REQUIRES MORE THAN FIRST AID, and may require more than one-time medical care.
2. The EMPLOYEE IS ABLE TO RETURN TO WORK (full or limited duty) FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THE INJURY/ILLNESS.

482

How long are Cal-OSHA 300 logs retained for?

5 years following the end of the calendar year the records cover.

483

Within how many days does the CAHP District Director have to have a meet-and confer with the Office of the Commissioner?

21 calendar days of the Division Commanders decision.

484

How often are employees required to shoot their primary pistol per year?

12 (once a month).

485

When are encLosures used in correspondence?

For letters.

486

How long shall the CSC be appointed to the position?

1 year at minimum.

487

Within how many days shall the COMPLAINANT be requested to RETURN THE COMPLAINT FORM?

10 business days.

488

Can an Officer make routine traffic stops for infractions in a neighboring state?

No.

489

If an employee issues a verbal warning, what are they required to write on their CHP 415?

1. Section violated and DL#.
2. If no DL#, then name and DOB.
3. If neither, the VIN or LP#.

490

What rank shall the complaint investigator be?

At least one rank higher than the involved employee.

491

Permission to attend funerals OUTSIDE THE IMMEDIATE COMMAND ON STATE TIME is granted by who?

Division Chief.

492

How often shall an employees body armor be replaced?

Every 5 years.

493

Who signs all correspondence leaving the Area Office?

The Commander or their designee.

494

When does an EPO expire?

NLT the 5th court day, or the 7th calendar day following issuance.

495

How shall the Notice of Stored Vehicles be mailed from the Office.

Certified mail, return receipt requested.

496

What are the requirements for earrings worn by female employees?

1. Can only be studs.
2. Can not exceed 4.0 mm in diameter.
3. Have to be a solid color.
4. Can only wear 1 in each ear.

497

If an employee is not satisfied with the complaint informal discussion resolution, how many days do they have to file a formal complaint (level 1)?

21 calendar days from the initial complaint causing incident, or 7 calendar days from the informal discussion decision.

498

Within how many days shall BLOOD RESULTS be forwarded to the DMV?

15 calendar days.

499

School bus accidents are required to be documented when?

1. Accident results in fatality or personal injury.
2. An identifiable violation exists and the collection of evidence is necessary to secure prosecution.
3. Accident results in an arrest for any degree of FTY or DUI.
4. Accident involves a hit and run and there is sufficient evidence to apprehend the suspect.
5. Accident involves a State vehicle.

500

How many hours of release time shall a rep. be granted to help an employee PREPARE FOR ARBITRATION?

Up to 8 hours.

501

How often are Division area radar coordinators required to conduct an audit of radar speed enforcement programs?

Biennially (once every 2 years).

502

Within how many days of the complaint causing incident shall the informal discussion occur?

21 calendar days.

503

What is a SCIF 3301?

Employees claim for workers comp. benefits.

504

Within what time period shall a CHP 268 be completed and submitted to ORM?

48 hours.

505

Within how many days of leave shall an employee request FMLA/CFRA leave.

30 days.

506

How long can adoption leave be granted for?

A period not to exceed 1 year.

507

How long shall applicant applications be retained for?

2 years.

508

When can a CAHP rep. view an employees personnel file during normal business hours?

When the employee gives WRITTEN PERMISSION to the rep.

509

Within how many days does the R/O or agent have to request a hearing in order to be granted a post-storage hearing?

Within 10 days of the date of notice.

510

What color shall an employees soft body armor be?

Navy blue, unless it was given to them in white.

511

Who can an employees personnel file be released to?

The DA, the AG, and a Grand Jury.

512

How often shall PAS devices be calibrated?

Every 10 days or after 150 uses.

513

What is a CHP 121A?

Supervisors review of occ. injury/illness/exposure.

514

How often shall Officers and Sgts. certify to use CEW's?

Annually.

515

When shall PV's be calibrated?

Every 90 days or 30,000 miles.

516

For the one leg stand, how many of the validated clues need to be displayed?

2 of 4.

517

If an employee is injured while participating in the annual fitness challenge, is that considered a work related injury?

Yes.

518

After how many days can a punishment be effective?

25 days after the date of service.

519

How many phone calls does an arrested MINOR have a right to?

2 call within 1 hours.
To parent/guardian, employer, attorney.

520

How many hours of commentary driver training are non-uniformed personnel required to have?

30 minutes to 1 hour, annually.

521

If a CHP 735 (DUI reimbursement) is completed based on a DUI conviction, within how many days shall it be forwarded to FMS?

10 business days of notification of the conviction.

522

How often the the Uniform Committee convene?

Annually.

523

What is the standard NCT program?

A forced blood program that ONLY APPLIES TO FELONY ARRESTS.

524

If an Officer runs an out of state VIN# and it returns "No Record On File," can they tow the car?

Yes.

525

How can an employee appeal their Commanders decision to grant them a merit salary adjustment?

File a GRIEVANCE.

526

For a grievance, who does an employee meet with at the informal discussion level?

Immediate supervisor.

527

If a Peer is requested to respond somewhere by a Commander, what shall they do before responding?

Notify their Commander and obtain approval.

528

Can a rep. use the Departments INTERNAL OFFICE MAIL system to distribute rep. related stuff?

No.

529

If an employee sustains an injury/illness while on a temporary assignment in another Area, what Area shall that injury/illness be credited to?

The temporary Area.

530

What is a CHP 225?

The form the Supervisor provides to the employees medical care provider to assist in determining if the employee may perform full or limited duty.

531

As it relates to civil disturbances, what is the baton position during the non-aggressive contact mode?

The baton SHOULD BE CARRIED IN THE "PORT ARMS" POSITION AND used to physically CAUSE MOVEMENT WITHOUT AGGRESSIVE EXTENSIONS.

532

What is the OPTIMUM span-of-control ration for CHP ICS operations?

1 to 5 (1 supervisor to 5 subordinates).

533

What does the 5th Amendment pertain to?

Self-incrimination.

534

How often shall CEW's be routinely downloaded?

Once a month.

535

In regards to evidence, how often shall the Supervisor AUDIT the property system?

Quarterly.

536

How often shall vehicles be SCANNED in a sobriety checkpoint?

Every 10 minutes.

537

What is a CHP 443?

Approval of limited duty assignment.

538

What is a CHP 442?

Individual accident, injury and safety recognition record.

539

What is non-discretionary leave?

Leave that an employee is entitled to as a matter of right.

540

Can a mock dickey be worn with a short sleeved shit?

Yes.

541

WHO can refuse to sign a CHP 215 WITHOUT GOING TO JAIL?

1. Diplomatic agents.
2. Consular officers.
3. Their staff and family.

542

In regards to evidence, how many employees shall count money?

2 SHALL count it.
1 SHOULD be a supervisor.
BOTH PEOPLE SHALL INITIAL the CHP 36.

543

If an employee provides aid to a disabled vehicle, what are they required to write on their CHP 415?

LP#.

544

If an AA, with a RECOMMENDATION FOR TERMINATION, is pending against an employee, can they participate in the annual fitness challenge?

No.

545

In regards to a sick out, if an employee says they are too sick to travel to a doctor, what can be done?

With Division and the appropriate AC's approval, the employee can be transported to a doctor by ambulance.

546

When an employee is ordered to take time off work because their CTO bank is maxed out, HOW MUCH NOTICE SHALL THEY BE GIVEN?

At least 24 hours.

547

Regardless of destination or attire, are employees required to have their Departmentally issued pistol with them while driving a PV?

Yes.

548

Within how many days of the informal grievance discussion with the employee shall the Supervisor give their response?

7 calendar days.

549

What is the Commissioners penalty review level?

21+ days.
Equivalent step reductions.
Dismissals.
Demotions.
Rejections during probation (except for Cadets).

550

Controlled substances seized in excess of how much can be destroyed without a court order?

10 lbs.

551

Before engaging in secondary employment, what does an employee need to do?

Submit a CHP 318 and it HAS TO BE APPROVED PRIOR TO engaging in the secondary employment.

552

What level inspections do SMPV Officers normally conduct during the course of their regular enforcement duties?

Level 2.

553

If an employee wants to use their personal vehicle on state time to conduct state business, what shall be done?

Employee shall complete a STD 261 and get approval from their Commander.

554

How many interrogators can be present during an interrogation?

Maximun of 2.

555

Can a Supervisor ACCOMPANY AN EMPLOYEE TO their doctors appointment?

Yes.

556

What style shall a female employee not wear their hair in?

Ponytails or similar styles.

557

What is Division's penalty review level?

5 days or less. Equivalent step reductions.

558

When can you ram a MC?

1. When defending a life against an ADW.
2. When necessary to apprehend the rider for committing an ADW.

559

Who should review a CHP 36 before submission.

A Supervisor.

560

If a non-uniformed employee loses/damages equipment, and agrees to pay for it, can you document it on paper?

Yes.

561

How is an aggravation of an injury/illness documented?

By a CHP 121 signed by the employee within 24 hours.

562

A travel advance request shall not exceed the amount of expenses for how many days?

30 days.

563

An employee will be disqualified from participating in the annual fitness challenge if their BLOOD PRESSURE IS ABOVE WHAT?

140/90.

564

Subject to a managers approval, how much release time is a rep. granted to PREPARE for a meet-and-confer meeting?

None.

565

How long shall PAS RECORDS be retained for?

2 years + current.

566

Who's approval is required to remove someones specialty pay?

The appropriate AC.

567

As it relates to tactical formations, what is an ARREST SQUAD comprised of?

8-10 Officers and a squad leader (preferably a Sergeant).

568

For multi-command investigations, who is responsible for the investigation?

The command with the employee who has the most severe allegation, or the command with the most involved employees.

569

Absent of an official mutual aid agreement, when shall Officers respond to request for assistance by an allied agency?

1. Officer needs assistance calls (11-99).
2. Emergency traffic assistance.

570

What color is a permanent handicap placard and when is it renewed?

Blue.
Renewed 6/30 every odd number year.

571

Within how many hours shall the Embassy be notified of an ENFORCEMENT CONTACT WITH A FOREIGN NATIONAL?

2 hours.

572

Who grants a regular leave of absence WITHOUT PAY FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED 1 YEAR?

Commissioner.

573

When would an employee wear their cold weather uniform?

While performing their regular duties while assigned to a designated cold weather area,

574

Who is the final level of review for Category 1 complaints?

BIA.

575

If a person calls into the Office to complain against a non-uniformed employee, what shall they be advised of?

To go on the internet and file a complaint online.

576

How many days does an employee have to respond to any adverse comment placed in their personnel file?

30 days.

577

What is the minimum amount of time that can be charged to dock time?

6 minutes.

578

How many quotes are required for "X" number approval for emergency repairs?

0.

579

If a subpoena is served to an employee at the Area office, within how many days of the requested court date can the Supervisor refuse service?

Within 5 working days prior to the date of the hearing.

580

When can you attach or store lethal ammunition with the less lethal shotgun.

Never.

581

Who has to approve out of state travel?

AC Staff.

582

How long shall evidence be held when PENDING ADJUDICATION for crimes that are MISDEMEANORS OR INFRACTIONS?

1 year.

583

When Departmental policy conflicts with the provisions of the MOU, what prevails?

MOU.

584

How long does an employee have to work past their shift to be eligible for an OT meal?

2 hours = 1st meal.
After another 6 hours = 2nd meal.
After another 6 hours = 3rd meal.

585

What are the 4 instances when body armor is not required to be worn?

1. Area Special Duty positions, other than the FC Officer.
2. HQ and Division staff personnel.
3. Comm. center and TMC personnel.
4. Commanders not performing field enforcement duties and not driving a marked PV.

586

When is a CHP 268 (civil litigation) form required to be completed?

1. Whenever a use of force option is used.
2. When an arrestee claims or sustains an injury.
3. When an innocent person is stopped during a felony/high risk stop.

587

What is an aggravation of injury/illness?

An injury/illness that has an identifiable new incident of injury or illness and shall be processed as a new injury/illness.

588

Who is the final level of review for Category 2 complaints?

The Commander.

589

Define sexual harassment?

Unsolicited or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal, physical, or visual conduct of a sexual nature.

590

Probationary Sergeants shall receive written performance appraisals when?

At the end of 4, 8, 12 months.

The 12 month report shall serve as the final probationary report.

591

If an employee requests REINSTATEMENT within 6 months of leaving, what happens?

They report directly back to their last Area.

592

How may quotes are required for "X" number approval?

3.

593

How many hours of mentoring leave can an employee be granted?

40 hours per calendar year (after employee has burned 40 hours of their own time).

594

What uniforms shall an employee posses and maintain for immediate use at all times?

1. A properly fitting long sleeved formal uniform.
2. A properly fitting long sleeved utility uniform.

595

If the CAHP is not satisfied with the level 4 grievance decision (to the Officer), how many days do they have to appeal to the DPA?

30 calendar days from the date of DPA's final decision.

596

What is 23136 VC?

Person under 21 with a BAC of .01-.049.

597

How long shall a vehicle be STOPPED for in a sobriety check point?

Not for more than 3 minutes.

598

As it relates to employee substance abuse testing, who is the confirming authority?

The specified Department manager who authorizes the Supervisor to obtain a urine sample based on their reasonable suspicion.

599

How long shall evidence be held when pending adjudication for crimes that are PUNISHABLE BY DEATH OR LIFE IN PRISON?

Indefinitely.

600

Within what time period shall CHP 121's be completed and signed by the employee?

24 hours.

601

What is a Category 1 complaint?

1. Allegations of physical contact, excessive force, and/or criminal, racial, sexual, or immoral conduct.
2. Also include dishonesty and falsification of documents.

602

How often shall an inventory of an Area's radar units be conducted?

1. Annually.
2. Upon a change of Command.

603

Target projections of the occ. safety program are based on what?

A previous 3 year average.

604

What is the total secure and non-secure amount of time a minor can be detained for?

6 hours.

605

What is the optimal deployment range for the less lethal shotgun?

5-60 feet.

606

Is an employee required to carry their campaign cover while on duty?

Yes, it shall be readily available for use in the PV.

607

Per 14602.8(a) VC, how long can an Officer impound a vehicle for if they stop a person for DUI and their BAC is .10+ and they have 1 prior conviction for DUI in the last 10 years?

5 days.

608

When the PV's red light and siren is activated, 21055 VC exempts an Officer from the rules of the road (still must exercise due caution) when?

1. Officer is responding to an emergency call.
2. Responding to a fire alarm.
3. In immediate pursuit of a suspected violator.
4. While engaged in rescue operations.

609

What are the 7 types of non-discretionary leave?

1. Pregnancy/parental leave.
2. Veteran's educational leave.
3. Military leave.
4. Spousal military leave.
5. FMLA/CFRA leave.
6. NDI leave.
7. State disability.

610

If an applicant complains, how long shall their application be retained for?

As long at the complaint is active.

611

If a violator presents an Officer with acceptable evidence of payment of fees, what violation exists?

5204(a) VC, no current registration tabs.

612

If a reply is required, within how many days from the receipt of the correspondence shall it be acknowledged?

15 working days.

613

What is the enhanced NCT program?

A forced blood program that applies to ALL DUI arrests (misdemeanor and felony).

614

In regards to firearms, what is an employee required to do if they are returning to work after being off for more than 3 months?

Qualify.

615

Within how long shall an employees appeal for an allegation of discrimination as a result of a rejection during probation be submitted to SPB.

15 calendar days.

616

How long is corrective documentation (MOD/MOC/MOF/Form 2) retained for?

3 years.

617

Within how many days of receiving the grievance appeal does the DPA reviewer have to render a decision?

45 calendar days.

618

When shall California Resident Foreign Registration Program (CRFR) stats be forwarded to Division.

By the 10th day of the end of each Quarter.

619

If a person wishes to appeal the denial of the release of their vehicle in a post storage hearing, how do they go about doing it?

The can file a CHP 267 ($1000 or less) or file a Victims Compensation Claim ($1000 or more).

620

What are the 4 requirements to initiate an Amber Alert?

1. Confirmed abduction.
2. Victim is 17 or under OR physically/mentally disabled.
3. Victim is at risk of harm/death.
4. Certain information, if released, could aid in the recovery of the child.

621

Who can remove Peace Officer Powers?

The Commander with approval from the appropriate AC.

622

A female employees hair shall not extend past what while sitting or standing?

The BOTTOM of the uniform shirt.

623

Does a Form 8 interrogation have to be recorded?

Yes.

624

What are the time requirements to qualify for graveyard shift pay differential?

4 + hours worked between the hours of 2300 and 0600.

625

How often shall radar equipment be re-certified?

Every 30 months.

626

When are written IAP's necessary?

For complex, long-term incidents.

Especially incidents that involve other agencies.

627

If an employee sustains an injury/illness while on travel status (traveling to/from a temporary assignment), where shall that injury/illness be documented?

The permanent Area.

628

To be eligible for FMLA/CFRA leave, how many months and hours does an employee have to work?

Must have at least worked 12 months AND 1250 hours.

629

If a Commander denies an employees merit salary adjustment, how long do they have to wait before reconsideration?

3 months.

630

How shall employees document their work shift during an emergency incident?

CHP 415C.

631

What is the maximum permitted length for a single vehicle?

40 feet.

632

When should an Officers CHP 100 be reviewed?

Promptly after the 15th of the month, and again after the last day of the calendar month.

633

When can grievances be appealed to binding arbitration?

When they involve interpretation, application, or enforcement of the express terms of the MOU.

634

If an employee assists another employee, or an allied agency, what are they required to write on their CHP 415?

1. Name of the agency or CHP badge #.
2. A comment on the type of assistance rendered.

635

What are the 3 instances when an employee shall wear their campaign hat?

1. When attending official functions.
2. When performing traffic control or crowd control duties.
3. When on the grounds or within the confines of the State Capitol.

636

When shall a SPIKE STRIP NOT BE USED to stop a vehicle.

When the vehicle is a MC.

637

What are the 4 advantages of using radar?

1. Safety.
2. Accuracy.
3. Deterrence.
4. Effectiveness.

638

Why would an Officer request a dismissal of a citation as opposed to just voiding it?

They have already issued the citation.

639

When a private school employee is arrested for a controlled substance/sexual assault charge, what shall be done?

The private school authority shall be notified by phone immediately.

640

If an Officer makes an enforcement stop on a foreign service personnel member, what shall immediately happen.

Supervisor shall be notified and should respond to the scene.

641

In regards to State Buildings/facilities, who shall the Supervisor notify if an arson investigation needs to be completed (arson is only crime)?

State Fire Marshall.

642

Under the Dills Act, when are Supervisors entitled to representation?

In anything regarding employment conditions and supervisory employer-employee relations.

643

When shall an employee conduct an internal operation and tuning fork test on the radar unit?

At the beginning and end of every shift.

644

Within how many days of the meet-and confer does the Area Commander have to render a decision?

21 calendar days.

645

When shall Officers charge a person with 148.9 PC?

When any person falsely represents themselves for the purpose of evading/avoiding punishment.

646

Can you impound/store a pocket bike?

No.

**You have to confiscate it by means of a CHP 36 form and store it at the office as property.

647

What is reasonable suspicion?

SPECIFIC ARTICULABLE FACTS or evidence that the substance testing could REVEAL A VIOLATION.

648

How long is the School Bus Officer required to maintain the log of all certificates that have been assigned or destroyed?

3 years + current.

649

If an employee notifies a Supervisor they believe they were discriminated against, but does not wish to file a formal complaint, what shall the Supervisor do?

Notify the Commander.

650

What is the maximum length a truck tractor and (2) 28.5 foot trailers can be?

75 feet.

651

A vehicle is subject to a 30-day impound when?

1. Driver has a sus/rev DL.
2. Driving privilege has been restricted for DUI and the vehicle is not equipped with a functioning and certified interlock device.
3. Driver has never been issued a DL and there are indications the driver will continue to drive.

652

Can an employee refuse to sign a Form 2?

Yes.

653

How long shall CHP 118's be retained for?

The last 3 are retained, regardless of age.

654

Can a Supervisor BE PRESENT IN THE ROOM when the doctors exam is being conducted?

No.

655

In regards to evidence, what system shall all serialized evidence (except property taken for safekeeping) be entered into?

APS.

656

When shall OC be replaced?

Every 4 years.

657

When shall OPS PLANS BE FORWARDED TO DIVISION for an upcoming checkpoint.

At least 1 week prior.

658

What is 23140 VC?

Person under 21 with a BAC of .05-.079.

659

When rep. material is posted on work walls, what shall be done by the rep. before posting?

They shall initial and date the material.

660

What GC authorizes the search of lockers or other places of storage?

GC 3309.

661

When an Officer takes a report on a person under 18 that shot themself on purpose or on accident, what else shall be done?

The Officer shall notify the CA Dept. of Public Health.

662

At what increment is CTO burned?

Quarter.

663

What is CONCURRENT jurisdiction?

All levels of government have equal rights to exercise the law.

664

At the Officers discretion, who MAY be handcuffed to the front?

1. Visibly pregnant females.
2. Sick, injured, or disabled people.
3. Elderly.

665

A male employees mustache shall not extend BEYOND what at vermillion border of his upper lip?

0, it can't extend below it.

666

What gives us the authority to enter into another state for apprehension of a misdemeanor violator?

Interstate mutual assistance agreement.

667

List the primary wearers of the utility uniform?

1. Uniformed commercial program personnel.
2. Level 1 and 2 commercial Officers who drive a SMPV on a regular basis.
3. Permanently assigned K-9 personnel.
4. Bomb detection Officers with K-9's.
5. Full time VIN Officers.
6. FSP personnel.
7. Permanently assigned MAIT personnel (uniformed and non-uniformed).
8. MAIT associate members while performing MAIT duties.

668

Per 945.4 GC, how long after the date of incident does a person have to file a VCGCB claim?

6 months.

669

What did Senate Bill 420 do?

Required the CA Dept. of Public Health to establish and maintain a voluntary ID card system.

670

Why would an employee ask their rep. to act on their behalf during a meet-and-confer?

They want to contest adverse written findings of citizens complaint, or any adverse comment on 100 forms, MOD's, MOF's, MOC's, Form 2's, etc.

671

When can a CHP officer enter into reciprocal state?

1. In response to a request for services.
2. Upon recognition of a situation or circumstance which requires immediate law enforcement action.

672

As it relates to civil disturbances, who shall authorize the use of the wooden dowel?

The CHP IC or designated Manager/Supervisor.

673

How long does a person have to file a discrimination complaint with the DOL?

Within 2 years of the last incident.

674

If an employee conducts business calls totaling 29 minutes or less, how much money are they entitled to?

$10.

675

What is the minimum distance a CEW should be deployed at?

There is no minimum distance.

676

Can a rep. be denied access to a work location?

Yes, but reasonable alternatives SHOULD BE PROVIDED.

677

How many hours of defensive driver training are uniformed personnel required to have?

1 hour minimum, annually.

678

Once an employee is served with the final notice of suspension, how many days do they have to submit a rebuttal to the Skelly Officer?

10 days.

679

As it relates to tactical formations, what is a TEAM comprised of?

3 Officers or 2 Officers and 1 Sergeant.

680

If approved, up to how many days of ATO can an employee take?

5 days.

681

What happens if an employee refuses to sign the complaint?

Supervisor shall write "refused to sign" in the signature box and if practical, have a 2nd Supervisor witness and sign.

682

How long is an extension period during break in?

10 days.

683

FMLA/CFRA leave authorizes an employee to take how much paid/un-paid time off WITH PROTECTED HEALTH, DENTAL, AND VISION BENEFITS?

12 weeks.

684

Within how many days of receiving the grievance appeal does the level 3 reviewer have to render a decision?

21 calendar days.

685

What are the 14 sensitive positions?

1. All peace officers.
2. Cadets.
3. Automotive technician.
4. Automobile mechanic.
5. Lead automobile mechanic.
6. Lead MC mechanic.
7. MC mechanic.
8. Commercial vehicle inspector.
9. Motor carriers 1 and 3.
10. Dispatcher 1 and 2.
11. Dispatcher supervisors 1 and 2.
12. Gunsmith.
13. Heavy truck driver.
14. School bus safety coordinator.

686

What recourse does an employee have when their POBR has been violated?

They may initiate action in Superior Court.

687

The CHP has reciprocal interstate mutual aid agreements with what states?

1. Oregon.
2. Nevada.
3. Arizona.

688

Upon establishing residency in CA or securing gainful employment in CA, how long does a person have to apply for a CA DL?

10 days.

689

Within how many days of the aggrieved incident shall the informal discussion occur?

21 calendar days.

690

What form is used to evaluate an Officers annual performance?

CHP 118.

691

What are the 6 legal intervention methods?

1. Channelization.
2. Roadblocks.
3. Ramming (PIT).
4. Hollow spike strip.
5. Boxing-in.
6. Use of firearms.

692

How many night shoots are employees required to participate in per year?

2.

693

What is AC Fields penalty review level?

6-20 days.
Equivalent step reduections.
Field personnel only.

694

In regards to the School Bus/FLV Safety files, who shall review all files before they are sent to the DMV?

Supervisor.

695

Who does an employee file an appeal with if their discrimination complaint comes out of an AA or a rejection during probation?

SPB.

696

If an employee is not satisfied with the level 1 grievance decision, how many days do they have to appeal (level 2)?

14 calendar days.

697

When are DRE stats due to Division?

Within 30 days of the last day of the quarter.

698

When is the FTEP coordinator required to do a ride-along?

During 3rd phase.

699

When can a Supervisor request a doctors note after every sick related absence?

After every single absence if it's believed the employee is misusing their sick leave.

700

Within how long does the Notice of Stored Vehicles have to mailed from the Office?

Within 48 hours, excluding weekends and holidays.

701

What are the 4 levels of federal jurisdiction?

1. Exclusive.
2. Partial.
3. Concurrent.
4. Proprietary.

702

As it relates to tactical formations, what is a BATTALION comprised of?

2-4 companies led by an Assistant Chief or higher and assisted by a Captain.

703

What is an Emergency Resource Center (ERC)?

A pre-determined permanent facility used to coordinate the procurement of resources during emergency incidents.

704

Within how many days does the CAHP District Director have to have a meet-and confer with the Division Commander?

21 calendar days of the Area Commanders decision.

705

How often do employees qualify with the rifle?

Semi-annually (once every 6 months).

706

How many SIGNS are required at a DUI checkpoint?

6.

707

What are the 3 standardized FST's?

1. HGN.
2. Walk and Turn.
3. One leg stand.

708

What is the preferred chemical test for CNS depressants?

Blood.

709

If a violator wants to contest a CHP 267, how do they have to do it?

Contact the citation processing agency.

710

When shall a uniform tie be worn?

When wearing the green jacket.

711

Under what circumstance is participation in a critical stress debriefing mandatory?

After a shooting incident.

712

For employees returning to work after an absence or limited duty of 1-2 years, what shall they do before returning to full duty?

Complete REFRESHER training at the Academy.

713

A female employees hair shall not extend what length to the front of the ear?

2 inches.

714

Can an Officer impound a vehicle believed to have been used in a hit and run?

Yes, after obtaining Supervisor approval.

715

How much time off work can an employee be granted for the Family School Partnership Act?

Up to 40 hours per calendar year, not exceeding 8 hours in a calendar month.

716

If an employee provides a motorist service, what are they required to write on their CHP 415?

1. LP#.
2. If no LP#, then the last 6 of the vessel #, or the vehicle verification #.

717

When SHOULD a spike strip NOT BE USED to stop a vehicle?

1. Haz-mat vehicles.
2. School buses w/ kids on it.
3. Passenger buses w/ passengers on it.
4. Any other vehicle that would pose a safety risk.

718

A Sergeants CHP 118S shall be sent to BSS within how much time?

Within 60 days following the end of each calendar year.

719

Can an Officer be subpoenaed to attend a trial de novo for issuing a CHP 267?

Yes.

720

What is the total maximum width a vehicle or load can be?

102 inches.

721

Who is included in POBR?

Extends to all probationary and permanent personnel, EXCEPT CADETS.

722

Is a CHP Officer required to turn over the arrestee upon apprehension on the neighboring state?

Yes, as soon as possible.

723

For a charge of child endangerment, how long does an Officer have to submit the appropriate forms to an LCDA?

36 hours.

724

What is the GC for rejection during probation?

GC 19173

725

What is the maximum length a truck tractor and semi-trailer combination can be?

65 feet.

726

How can rebuttals be submitted to the Skelly Officer?

Verbal or in writing.

727

When a person is arrested for 647(f) PC, what else shall be written in the body of the citation?

"A" or "D" to indicate alcohol or drugs.

728

What is the preferred chemical test for all other drug categories?

Urine.

729

What is a hazardous exposure?

An exposure to any chemical, biological, or physical agent which DOES NOT RESULT IN INJURY/ILLNESS.

730

In regards to a sick out, if an employee does not have a religious affidavit on file, what shall be done?

Advise the employee their religious beliefs are not a legal basis to refuse a medical exam and order them to submit to an examination.

731

What is a disabling injury/illness?

An injury/illness which results in an EMPLOYEE being UNABLE TO RETURN TO WORK FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THE INJURY/ILLNESS.

732

An Officers CHP 118 SHALL BE COMPLETED within how much time?

Within 30 days following their anniversary date.

733

For an employee impacted by a natural disaster, how much catastrophic leave can they be granted?

A maximum of 3 continuous months.

734

As it relates to the Departments professional counseling services, what company is the primary service, and what company is the subsidiary.

MBH is a subsidiary of MBC.

735

When the PV's red light and siren is activated, 21057 VC permits Officers to serve as escorts when?

1. Escort is furnished for the preservation of life.
2. To expedite military movements.

736

What does a MFF Special Response Team (SRT) team consist of?

Approximately 100 people (up to 7 squads).

737

Can diplomats and consular agents (and their staff and family members) refuse to sign CHP 215's?

Yes.

738

Who has to authorize OT for attendance at funerals?

Commissioner.

739

As it relates to the Departments professional counseling services, what does MBC stand for?

Merit Behavioral Care.

740

If specialty pay is removed as a punishment to an AA, who does the employee appeal to?

SPB.

741

Upon establishing residency in CA or securing gainful employment in CA, how long does a person have to apply for registration for their vehicle being brought into CA.

20 days.

742

Does an employee need their Supervisors permission to contact MBC directly?

No.

743

What form shall be carried by all Supervisors when on duty?

A CHP 103 (849b PC)

744

Who authorizes the 1st extension?

Commander.

745

Define a disabled person?

Someone who has a physical or mental impairment which limits 1+ of their major life activities; or has a record of such impairment; or is regarded as having such an impairment.

746

For SNO-PARK permits, what State does CA have reciprocity with?

Oregon.

747

Is a Supervisor or Command designee required to attend a WCAB HEARING?

No.

748

Do you have to grant a rep. access to the phones in the Office?

Yes, as long as it's for the purpose of conducting employee relations business.

749

Who approves the use of radars for speed enforcement on CA's freeways?

The Commissionner, after recommendation from AC Field.

750

If an employee does not show up for work, at what point should the Commander try to contact them?

After 4 hours.

751

What type of occurrences are required to be documented on a STD 270?

1. When a state vehicle is involved in an property damage/injury collision.
2. When a state vehicles is alleged to have been the proximate cause of injury or damage.
3. When damage to a state vehicle is discovered and it has not been previously reported.
4. When a driver other than a state employee is involved in a collision.
5. For cases of legal intervention which caused damage.
6. When a collision with an animal causes death, injury, or property damage (unless death or injury is confined to the animal).

752

Can any CHP 121's be handwritten?

No, they shall be typed.

753

Is there a limit to the number of supplemental CHP 415's that can be submitted?

No, but the total hours of all the CHP 415's cannot exceed 24 hours.

754

How many phone calls does an arrestee (ADULT) have a right to? Within how many hours?

3 calls within 3 hours.

**If they are a custodial parent/guardian of a minor, they are entitled to 2 more as soon as practical.

755

When would an employee wear their utility uniform?

1. When directed by the Division Commander for civil disturbances or natural or man made disasters.
2. Any circumstances which would expose the normal work uniform to excessive soiling or damage.

756

How long shall CHECKPOINT OPS PLANS be retained for?

2 years + current.

757

What is a CHP 121B?

Employees report of injury.

758

If an employee offers a written rebuttal to the Skelly Officer, how long does the Skelly Officer have to respond?

14 calendar days.

759

When can female employees wear earrings?

While on duty and in civilian attire.

760

As it relates to bomb incidents, radios shall not be used within what distance of SUSPICIOUS VEHICLES?

400 feet.

761

How much release time does an employee get when they are representing themselves?

None

762

How long shall weapons seized during DV incidents be held for?

At least 48 hours, but not more than 72 hours.

763

Who initiates the rejection during probation?

Commander.

764

What are the 4 instances when an employee shall wear their reflectorized vest?

1. When on COZEEP/MAZEEP and out of the PV.
2. At the scene of a stabilized collision scene.
3. While directing traffic at a stabilized collision scene.
4. While standing at a fixed post.

765

When shall an employee wear Departmentally approved neckwear?

When wearing a jacket.

766

A male employees mustache shall not extend BEYOND what at the corners of his mouth?

1/2 an inch.

767

A male employees hair shall not exceed what length from the scalp?

2 inches.

768

Who initiates an Amber Alert?

ENTAC.

769

What are the 2 departmentally approved control holds?

1. Twist lock.
2. Bent wrist.

770

How long shall MAIT evidence be retained for?

10 years.

771

What is is maximum amount of CTO time a uniformed employee can have in their bank?

480 hours.

772

How much urine is collected during an employee substance abuse test?

60 milliliters split into 2, 30 milliliter containers.

773

If a violator is not satisfied with the outcome of the administrative hearing for their CHP 267, what recourse to the have?

Seek a trial de novo in Superior Court.

774

What does a Mobile Field Force (MFF) team consist of?

4 squads, 1 Sergeant, 14 PV's.

775

What is a complaint?

Alleges a violation of policy or procedures.

776

What are the 4 reasons why the use of radar for speed enforcement would be necessary in an area?

1. High MDR.
2. Speeding problem.
3. Unusual roadway conditions.
4. Effectiveness.

777

Within how many days shall the Office of the Commissioner render a decision to the CAHP District Director?

21 calendar days.

778

If the CAHP District Director is not satisfied with the level 2 meet and confer decision, how shall they initiate a at level 3 appeal?

The CAHP District Director shall request a formal meet-and-confer with the Office of the Commissioner.

779

What is GC 3306?

Employee has a right to respond to any adverse comment placed in their personnel file.

780

An Officer SHALL NOT USE a CEW on someone when?

1. They have been exposed to flammables.
2. Likely to fall a considerable distance.
3. Standing in water.

781

The maximum width of a male employees sideburns shall not exceed what?

1.5 inches.

782

What is PARTIAL jurisdiction?

The federal government has some power and the State has some power?

783

What is an Incident Action Plan (IAP).

The verbal or written objectives, strategy, and specific actions determined necessary by the IC to mitigate the emergency incident.

784

If an employee fails their initial PPT test, how long do they have to successfully complete it?

90 days.

785

If an employee returns to work after a LEAVE OF ABSENCE of 2+ years, what happens?

The have to complete REINSTATEMENT training at the Academy.

786

What are miscellaneous investigations?

Investigations that DO NOT RESULT IN an AA or a rejections during probation.

787

When will we accept vehicle embezzlement reports?

After the R/O or L/O has obtained a warrant.

788

ABSOLUTE Speed/Max speed enforcement requirements?

5+ MPH: shall stop/should cite.
1-4 MPH: may stop/take appropriate enforcement action.

789

Probationary Officers shall receive written performance appraisals when?

Within 10 days of the end of 4, 8, 12 months.

The 12 month report shall serve as the final probationary report.

790

In the presence of an ERC, actual command and control of an emergency incident is the responsibility of who?

The on-scene incident commander.

791

When a rating of deficient is given on a CHP 118, what shall happen?

Interim reporting shall be initiated.

792

After how many days sick can a Supervisor request a doctors note from an employee?

After the 2nd consecutive day off work.

**Basically that means on day 3!

793

A male employees sideburns shall not extend past what?

The BOTTOM of the ear.

794

What beat codes shall an OIC use for the time expended performing OIC duties?

822.

795

Does Admin Per Se apply to drug only DUI's?

No.

796

Above what speed should a vehicle not be rammed?

35+ MPH.

797

What is the purpose of informal dispute resolution (IDR/meet-and-confer)?

To resolve disputes through an informal meet-and-confer process at the lowest level for all performance related matters.

798

When is a Peer authorized to use a State vehicle when responding to a request for their services?

When the request was initiated by a Commander.

799

When does an employee have a right to representation?

During any questioning where the answers could lead to, or are already related to an AA.

800

How often do employees qualify with their primary pistol?

Annually.

801

When shall enforcement of CA registration renewal start?

On the day following the date of expiration.

802

In regards to performance appraisals, how many critical tasks are essential to performing the tasks of a Sergeant?

10.

803

If an Officer makes a felony arrest in a neighboring state in accordance with the Fresh Pursuit Acts, what needs to happen?

The Officer shall take the accused before a local magistrate.

804

How long does a person have to file a discrimination complaint with the DIR?

Within 365 days of the last incident.

805

What age group is protected for State age discrimination?

40+.

806

Upon taking a missing persons report, within how long does the Officer have to forward the report to the allied agency?

24 hours.

807

If a vehicle is impounded for 23109.2 VC (use in a speed contest), and prior to the end of the 30 day impounded the citation against the driver is dropped or they are found not guilty, what happens?

The Department is responsible for the fees accrued.

808

Can a rep. use copiers, email, faxes, and AV equipment?

Yes.

809

What are the 4 types of work uniforms employees are authorized to wear?

1. Formal uniform.
2. Work uniform.
3. Utility uniform.
4. Cold weather uniform.

810

How is a recurrence of an injury/illness documented?

By a memo signed by the employee within 24 hours.

811

When a public school employee is arrested for a controlled substance/sexual assault charge, what shall be done?

The superintendent shall be notified by phone immediately.

812

Is the employee allowed to bring their own tape recorder?

Yes.

813

If an employee is off work due to an injury or illness for 3+ consecutive calendar days, what can the Supervisor do?

Designate the time off as FMLA/CFRA with medical substantiation.

814

What form is used to evaluate a Sergeants monthly activity?

CHP 112.

815

Within how long shall Divisions report a SUCCESSFUL Area radar AUDIT to HQ?

10 calendar days.

816

What is a CHP 240B?

A citizens complaint form for UNIFORMED PERSONNEL.

It includes the PC admonition.

817

How would an Officer void a CHP 267?

Submit a memo to the citation processing agency (via the Commander) within 21 days of the date of issuance.

818

For trips 50+ miles and less than 24 hours, what are the meal time requirements?

1. Breakfast: 0600 hours - 0900 hours.
2. Lunch: None.
3. Dinner: 1600 hours - 1900 hours.

819

What form is used to evaluate an Officers monthly activity?

CHP 100.

820

Who can wear the utility baseball cap?

1. Flight crews performing ground duties.
2. MRE's and Officers performing commercial enforcement duties.
3. Uniformed employees and special events or "off-line" at civil disturbances.
4. Uniformed employees wearing the cold weather uniform.
5. Uniformed employees wearing it under their rain gear hood.

821

How many copies of a CHP 90 shall be submitted at completion?

2.

822

When can unmarked PV's be used for enforcement at speed contests?

With the approval of the Commissioner.

823

How many FTEP coordinators are required?

1, BUT if there are 2+ trainees, there shall be an alternate FTEP coordinator.

824

How ofter are Officers certified on their OST/PMA techniques?

Annually.

825

What mail service shall be used for time sensitive material?

On-trac.

826

When are attachMents used in correspondence?

For memos.

827

How long is the 5150 WIC hold?

72 hours.

828

When are complaint control numbers NOT assigned?

They are not assigned to non-complaints.

829

What is EXCLUSIVE federal jurisdiction?

The State has no power to enforce anything.

830

When an employee has completed their work shift or is on an RDO and had to TESTIFY TELEPHONICALLY to the DMV, how much OT are they entitled to?

2 hours.

831

When are OT meals authorized?

When employee is WITHIN 50 MILES of their HQ or primary residence.

832

In INCORPORATED cities, CHP NON-TRAFFIC assistance is limited to what?

1. Property protection.
2. Life saving measures.

833

How often do employees qualify with the shotgun?

Semi-annually (once every 6 months).

834

What are the 3 instances when body armor is required to be worn?

1. All personnel assigned to field enforcement duties.
2. All personnel who operate a marked PV while in uniform.
3. All personnel participating in "live-fire" training.

835

If an employee needs more that 5 days of ATO, how are the additional taken care of?

Additional time off is charged to the employees leave credits.

836

For the previous years injuries/illnesses, by which date is the Cal-OSHA 300 log required to be posted in the Office?

It shall be posted by February 1, and remain posted until April 30th.

837

What is a CHP 601?

Coping with your injury.

838

How ofter are injuries/illnesses reported to Division.

Quarterly.

839

As it relates to civil disturbances, the non-lethal projectiles shall be skipped off the ground at what distance?

Approximately 6 feet in front of the target.

840

How long shall Officers retain their copies of CHP 215's?

1 year.

841

In regards to performance appraisals, how many critical tasks are essential to performing the tasks of an Officer?

9.

842

What shall be written/indicated on a CHP 180 when it is impounded for 30 days?

1. Officer shall mark "Agency Hold" box.
2. Write "Hold for 30 days" in the top margin.

843

What sleeve shall an employee place their service stripes on?

Left sleeve.

844

As it relates to civil disturbances, if you arrest an adult and a minor under the age of 12 is with them, what shall you do with the minor?

Transport them to a CPS agency.

845

How long shall evidence be held when PENDING ADJUDICATION for crimes that are PUNISHABLE BY IMPRISONMENT FOR 8 YEARS?

6 years.

846

If an Officer is on light duty, what 3 things can they not do?

1. Wear their badge.
2. Drive a PV.
3. Wear a uniform.

847

When can meals and lodging be provided to an employee within 50 miles of their primary residence or HQ?

During a declared emergency.

848

Upon issuing a CHP 422 for an abandoned vehicle, how long does an Officer have to wait before towing the vehicle?

4 hours.

849

Who does 4800.5 time apply to?

Uniformed employees only.

850

For the purposes of day to day law enforcement, is there a difference between exclusive and partial jurisdiction?

No.

851

What are the qualifications to be a FTEP coordinator?

1. Completion of FTO school.
2. Completion of FTEP coordinator school.

852

Who is the designated State coordinator for all haz-mat incidents?

CHP.

853

What is an informal leave of absence?

A leave of absence NOT EXCEEDING 11 WORKING DAYS/22 DAY PAY PERIOD OR 10 WORKING DAYS/21 DAY PAY PERIOD.

854

Subject to a managers approval, how much release time is a rep. granted to ATTEND a meet-and-confer meeting?

A reasonable amount of time.

855

Within what time period do you have to rinse someones face if you spray them with OC?

30 minutes.

856

When can an employees locker be searched?

1. Employee PRESENT.
2. Employee CONSENT.
3. Employee given REASONABLE NOTIFICATION.
4. Valid search WARRANT obtained.

857

What does the 14th Amendment pertain to?

Due process.

858

As it relates to civil disturbances, what shall be done prior to using chemical agents and/or non-lethal weapons?

Give and "order to disperse" and "use of force" warning.

859

Can an employee be assigned to work as an OIC on OT?

No.

860

What time increment is sick leave burned at?

30 minute.

861

An Officers CHP 118 SHALL BE SENT TO BSS within how much time?

Within 60 days following their anniversary date.

862

What is a CHP 121C?

Medical information release authorization.

863

Can an Officer impound a vehicle believed to be of evidentiary value?

Yes, after obtaining Supervisor approval.

864

What is the conditioning period for the initial phase of roadway deployment or when a new roadway is added to an existing radar program?

30 calendar days.

865

What is a 3rd party complaint?

1. A complaint brought on by any person or group, on behalf of a "victim".

The 3rd party was not a witness the the act.

**Can be an attorney, a parent of a child OVER 18, or a relative.

866

Why would an Officer request a voiding of a citation as opposed to just dismissing it?

They still have all the copies of the citation in their possession.

867

Within how many days shall an employee submit a memo to cancel their secondary employment?

Within 10 calendar days.

868

What does a Sergeants CHP 118S document?

Their performance DURING THE PRECEDING CALENDAR YEAR (Jan. 1 - Dec. 31).

869

How shall a completed evidence inventory be documented?

By memo to the Area.

870

Describe a CHP Emergency Level 3?

1. An emergency incident where the RESOURCES OF 1+ AREA COMMANDS ARE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED.
2. A local emergency has been declared or is likely and a State of emergency is possible.

871

How many range Officers shall an Area have?

At least 2.

872

Who is the final level of review for grievances (MOU)?

DPA.

873

When shall single spacing be used in correspondence?

When multiple paragraphs.

874

As it relates to civil disturbances, what is an incident action plan, and when would you use it?

It reflects the objectives, strategy, and specific actions for management of SPONTANEOUS EVENTS.

875

How many days can an employee be paid during long term military leave?

The first 30 calendar days.

876

Are CHP 268's confidential?

Yes, they are protected by attorney/client privileges.

877

How often should evidence officers purge evidence?

On a weekly basis.

878

What is the CEW dart spread?

For every 7 feet, the darts spread 1 foot.

879

What violations DO NOT APPLY to the enhanced NCT program?

23136 VC and 23140 VC.

880

Within how many days shall 3rd party complaints be requested to be returned in?

30 days.

881

If an employee rep. wants access to a work location what shall they do?

1. State their purpose.
2. Request approval from the Area Commander.
3. Get approval from their Supervisor to engage in rep activities during working hours.

882

What is an EPO?

An EPO is a court order issued by a judge, referee, or commissioner by phone or otherwise, whether the Superior Court is in session or not.

883

What is a temporary leave of absence?

A leave of absence NOT EXCEEDING 30 CALENDAR DAYS.

884

What kind a jewelry are female employees authorized to wear in uniform?

Medical or ID bracelets.
2 conservative rings (wedding band and engagement ring count as one).

885

What is a FLV?

A vehicle used to transport farm workers to and from the farm which hold 9+ people including the driver.

886

As it relates to tactical formations, what is a PLATOON comprised of?

2-4 squads working as a single unit and normally led by a Lieutenant.

887

How many days do employees have to complete the Phase 2, field training portion of radar/lidar certification?

90 days.

888

When will an employee substance abuse test be considered a "positive test"?

Results are .04+.

889

Describe a CHP Emergency Level 4?

1. An emergency incident where the RESOURCES OF A DIVISION ARE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED AND MAY BE OVERWHELMED, or where an EMERGENCY INCIDENT IS SO WIDESPREAD IT AFFECTS 2+ DIVISIONS AND SEVERAL AREA COMMANDS.
2. A local/State emergency declaration is imminent and a Federal disaster declaration is being considered.

890

Is it a Departmental or statutory requirement to have Cal-Trans post appropriate signage to inform the public that speed limits are enforced with radar?

Departmental.

891

How long is a normal FTO training cycle?

55 days.

892

What is 23154 VC?

DUI probation.

893

When shall an employee be Mirandized during a Form 8?

If prior to, or during the interrogation it is determined the employee may be charged with a criminal offense.

894

How much bereavement leave is granted per occurrence?

3 (8 hour) days.

895

When shall you provide a citizen with a CHP 287, claim form?

When they claim monetary damage of $1000 or less due to the action or inaction of an Officer.

896

Within how long of issuing a radar speed citation, shall the radar unit have been CALIBRATED BY AN INDEPENDENT RADAR CALIBRATOR?

3 years.

897

In regards to evidence, if the money was not returned to the owner, how long shall it be held before sending it to HQ Accounting?

90 days.

898

Can employees use State facilities to prepare for a job action (strike)?

No.

899

Within how long after a shooting incident does an employee have to see a mental health care professional?

Within 72 hours of the incident.

900

What is a CHP 600?

Right to privacy instructions relative to occ. safety injuries/illness and vehicle accident reports.

901

List the complaint findings in order of severity?

1. Sustained.
2. Unintentional error.
3. Undetermined/No-finding.
4. Departmental.
5. Exonerated.

902

How long shall a grievance be retained at the affected Command?

3 years following the date of the final action.

903

For employees assigned to 800 series beats, what are they required to put on all their enforcement documents in the beat area?

Their specific 800 beat.

904

Within how long shall a completed SCIF 3301 be forwarded to SCIF?

5 days.

905

Within how many days does a citizen have to be notified of the complaint findings?

30 calendar days.

906

When shall an employee submit their CHP 415?

Within 24 hours of the end of each work shift.

907

If the Supervisor accepts service of a subpoena, within what time period shall they notify the server or the attorney if they were unable to serve the employee?

Within 48 hours of the hearing.

908

What beat code shall a Sergeant use on their CHP 415?

822.

909

How often does an employee have to complete refresher training to keep their Level 1 status?

Annually.

910

When reporting a fatal, severe, or moderate injury school bus collision by Comm-Net, what shall not be included in the Comm-net?

The bus drivers DL#.

911

Within how long shall an employee contact an EEO counselor to file an informal discrimination complaint?

Within 11 months of the alleged incident.