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Overreacting:

Overreacting may be characterized by the use of harsh language, unjustified use or display of force, unnecessary towing of vehicles, arrests for minor violations that ordinarily warrant a citation or warning, or exhibition of _______. 

prejudice

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Community Services:

Employees shall not neglect community services in the belief that the police function is restricted solely to _______ control. 

crime control 

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Sensitivity to Crowd Dynamics:

Supervisors and officers must be sensitive to the risk of attracting large crowds at incidents. One of the primary causes of such gatherings is the assembly of several  _______. Efforts shall be made to reduce the number of police cars as quickly as practicable. 

marked cars

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Planning:

The desired result of all ____ is to improve training, communications, and practices bearing on police- community relations. 

plans

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Youth Programs:

Educational youth programs are established to promote good citizenship, early anti-drug education, crime prevention, personal safety, and to provide opportunities for _____ interaction with police officers. 

positive

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All prevention and enforcement programs related to juveniles will be reviewed on an _____ basis to determine if they continue to effectively address the community concerns for which they were designed. 

annual

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Exhibitions and Large-Scale Community Relations Events:

The CIAB coordinates all large-scale departmental efforts at  _______, industrial and commercial shows/conventions/exhibits, Miami-Dade County open house activities, and other community relations programs. 

youth fairs

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Supervision of Activities:

Supervision of outings: Regardless of the minimum number of youth involved, all trips and outings require the supervision of at least ___ accompanying adult members of the Department, 

two

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Supervision of Activities:

Personal contact: Discussions between adults and children shall be held in  _____ of others. Conferences of a personal nature, which may necessitate privacy, require the presence of two adults. 

plain view

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Supervision of Activities:

Except for authorized  ______ programs, one- on-one contact between departmental members and children is prohibited.

Adult program staff members and youth program participants are prohibited from visiting each others’ homes without the presence of the participant's parent or legal guardian. 

ride-along

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Supervision of Activities:

Adult/child accommodations:  Children are not permitted to share ________, e.g., tents or hotel rooms, with adult chaperones other than with his/her own parent or legal guardian. 

sleeping quarters

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Supervision of Activities:

Discipline: Constructive discipline and positive interaction are essential components of the Department's youth program; however, _____ punishment is never permitted. 

corporal

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Community and Intergovernmental Affairs Bureau:

The CIAB is responsible for the coordination, review, and evaluation of the Department's youth programs, including _____ and PAL. Additionally, the CIAB is responsible for the operation of ____ and PAL. 

DARE

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In partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), uniformed police officers, who are carefully selected and trained, teach a ___-week validated curriculum to elementary school children. 

ten

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CRIME PREVENTION:

Documented evaluation of all crime prevention programs will be conducted every ____ years and forwarded to SPPB for consolidation. 

three

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Community and Intergovernmental Affairs Bureau:

The CIAB is primarily responsible for integrating and coordinating the Department's _______ activities. 

crime prevention

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CRIME PREVENTION PROGRAMS:

Security survey requests: Requests for business or residential security surveys may be received by district stations or the CIAB, Community Services Unit. 

Personnel receiving a security survey assignment request from CIAB shall contact the requesting party to schedule a date for the survey within ___ days of receipt. 

five

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Security survey requests: 

Personnel conducting security surveys are prohibited from recommending specific names of products or ________. 

security companies.

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CITIZENS' VOLUNTEER PROGRAM:

Volunteer personnel are primarily assigned to law enforcement related community service functions in specialized units or in district stations. They are not assigned to duties requiring ____ officer status. 

sworn

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The duties of volunteer personnel may include the following: 

Desk Operations: Answer telephones, receive court messages, and perform other desk operations as assigned by a supervisor.

Station Duties: Assist district administrative officers with inventory of _____ and emergency equipment, and distribute officers' mail.

Business Contacts: Distribute and update Business Emergency Information Cards.

Administration: Assist secretaries with duties and update the roll call information board. 

Intelligence: Compile and analyze _______ intelligence information. 

vehicle/nonsensitive

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ADMINISTRATION:

The _____ Major is the Citizens' Volunteer Program Coordinator. 

CIAB

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ADMINISTRATION:

Ineligibility: Persons in the following categories are ineligible to participate in the volunteer program:

  • Currently employed as a guard, private detective, security officer,  _______-, or any position which may create a conflict of interest.
  • Persons arrested and convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor. 

County employee

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Administration:

Volunteer Requirements: 

  1. Must provide own transportation.
  2. Must work a minimum of ___ hours per week, or as needed, at the unit of assignment. 

six

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Volunteer Supervision:

The district master sergeant, or bureau/section administrative sergeant, shall function as a liaison officer and be responsible for the following:

  1. Preparing work schedules for assigned civilian volunteers.
  2. Apprising the major/commander of individual performance.
  3. Ensuring biweekly submission of the Citizens’ Volunteer  _______. 

Time Sheet

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Volunteer Administration:

Transfer requires ______ performance in present assignment and skills which can be utilized by the area receiving the individual.

Discipline:

Citizens' Volunteer Program personnel must adhere to rules and regulations followed by civilian personnel. Civilian volunteers may be _____ counseled or reprimanded. 

satisfactory/informally

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Discipline:

In the capacity of a private citizen, volunteers do not obtain _____ status with the Department and are subject to dismissal by the Citizens' Volunteer Program Coordinator upon the recommendation of the concerned element commander.

There is no appeal process for terminated individuals

permanent

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COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:

Insurance Coverage: Citizens' Volunteer Program volunteers are not covered by, or entitled to, any injury or  ______ provided to County employees. 

Remuneration: Citizens' Volunteer Program volunteers will not receive payment, benefits, or otherwise be compensated for hours worked. 

death benefits