Flashcards in Persons in Custody Deck (46)
Mandatory Notification: for the Persons in Custody Procedure when does the OIC need to be notified? (7)
when transporting a prisoner who requires priority in booking
when a person in custody requires medical attention
upon arrival at a police station with a person in custody
when entering or leaving a detention facility with a person in custody
when receiving a person for lodging in police cells
when in doubt regarding the contents of the medication container, or if the prisoner requests medication in excess of the prescribed dosage, or if the prisoner exhibits signs of alcohol or drug consumption
if Booking Hall System (BHS) or Detention Area Monitoring System (DAMS) equipment malfunctions
Audio/video equipment has been installed in central lock–ups and booking halls for what three main purposes?
to monitor and record the condition of persons in police custody and Service members
to ensure their safety
for court purposes.
A young person under eighteen (18) years of age may be lodged in a divisional cell (other then the designated lock-ups) only if two situations occur:
to prevent injury or to protect others from aggressive behaviour AND when there is no adult present in the cells, OR
when there is an adult present in the cells and there is adequate space to isolate the young person from the adult.
For safety reasons, it is the practice of the Toronto Police Service that the following property be removed from every prisoner: (8)
implements of ESCAPE
offensive WEAPONS as defined in the Criminal Code
items which could be used as a LIGATURE including belts, ties, and shoelaces
items which could be used to cause DAMAGE to property including matches, lighters, combs, keys and other sharp objects
prescription and over the counter MEDS
When transporting a person in custody shall using only those handcuffs, leg irons and other restraining devices authorized by the _____, place the person in handcuffs using the approved manner and utilize the double–lock mechanism
Chief of Police
Where the police vehicle has no screen, the person shall be placed in the right rear seat. If an escort is available, the escort shall occupy the _____.
left rear seat.
Prior to departure, advise the communications operator of the ____, ____ and ____ of the person, and the odometer reading.
Destination, the sex and age
When transporting a prisoner who, due to their mental, physical or emotional condition, requires priority in
booking and processing to decrease the likelihood of a confrontation, health or safety risk, in what method shall the OIC be notified?
Request the communications operator to notify the officer in charge of the station to which the prisoner
is being transported
Upon arrival at a police station with a person in custody shall...take the person before the officer in charge and advise the officer in charge of what particulars?
the reasons for the arrest
the reasons for continued detention
any other pertinent information relating to the person
Where a person in custody exhibits violent behaviour, or threatens or attempts suicide, and it is believed that the person's (MNI) and (CNI) file should include a "caution flag" shall
Add the information to the Remarks field in the person’s MNI
The booking officer shall make what types of entries in the Arrest Booking/Cell Management screen? (7)
all prisoner movements
phone calls and feedings
The booking officer shall activate the BHS and record the following: (5)
the escorting officer reading the TPS 191
the complete booking of the person, excluding telephone calls and Level 3 searches
the removal and inventory of property
the release of the person
all entries and exits of the person leaving and returning to the facility.
When there are persons lodged in the police cells the booking officer shall
attend the cells to check the condition of persons detained in custody and
use a target of _____ between cell checks having regard for all the circumstances during the tour of duty
record the checks in the _____ screen
thirty (30) minutes
How often shall an intox person be awoken?
min every 4 hours
When receiving a request for access to prescribed medication from a person in custody the booking officer shall inspect the medication container and ensure what five things?
the patient's NAME on the medication container label matches the person
there is only ONE TYPE of pill in the medication container
the container label and contents do not appear to have been TAMPERED with
the medication container label is LEGIBLE
the EXPIRY DATE on the medication container label has not passed
When complying with a request for prescribed medication shall record each access on the ___ screen
If the BHS or DAMS equipment malfunctions shall immediately notify the officer in charge and
make the appropriate entry on the ______.
At the completion of their shift or when being relieved the booking officer shall
brief the relieving booking officer of all pertinent information with regard to prisoners in custody
physically attend and conduct a cell check together with the relieving booking officer and record the cell check information in the Cell Check screen and where?
in their memorandum book
Designated Operator: The member designated to _____ the audio/video equipment and what is the system called?
Detention Area Monitoring System (DAMS)
When a person in custody is brought into the station the OIC shall inquire into what? (5 initial main things)
1. Consider whether the circumstances of the arrest and continued detention is lawful and required
2. ensure the person has been informed of the reasons for the arrest
3. evaluate the physical and mental state of the person
inquire into any
existing injury and related circumstances
existing medical condition, including but not limited to: physical illness, mental illness, alcohol use and/or addiction, drug use and/or addiction
other self–disclosed condition to which police should be alerted
4. ensure the person has been been give RTC, etc.
5. ensure reasonable access to a telephone is afforded as soon as practicable and “no call desired” or the telephone number is recorded in the Arrest Booking/Cell Management
When removing personal property from persons in custody the OIC shall ensure that prior to removing the property, the person is informed of the _____ that require its
When a person in custody has apparently consumed liquor shall what is an important question for the OIC to ask?
inquire WHERE the person had their last drink
Upon determining the detention of the person is necessary the OIC shall only permit the following individuals to interview a person in custody:
police officers involved in the investigation
members of law enforcement or government agencies involved in the investigation, at the request of the investigating officer
crown attorney or assistant
a parent, relative, spouse or adult friend (young persons only)
spouse or immediate relative (at conclusion of investigation only)
a consular official, where the person in custody is a foreign national
READ THE OIC SECTION OF THIS SECTION
When in charge of a unit with audio/video equipment in the detention facility the OIC shall ensure the completed BHS DVD and TPS 175 are submitted by the booking officer for review
the MPVD# from the BHS DVD is entered on the TPS 192, and the completed BHS DVD and TPS 175 are deposited in the transport bin
What is the TPS175?
Booking Hall DVD Log
When a prisoner claims to be a methadone patient the OIC shall ensure that such persons are informed that
their prescribed dosage can only be obtained:
following release from custody, or
if remanded in custody, by request to corrections staff and after corrections staff has consulted with the prescribing doctor.
If the person is transported to a hospital, when complaining about symptoms relating to not getting their methadone; can the person then get their dose?
No they are not there to get their dose. The short–term
(24-36 hours) effects of abstinence from methadone by a patient are not life–threatening, although the patient may show signs of anxiety.
If an incident occurs in an area being monitored and recorded by the DAMS once the incident has been resolved, and it is determined that the recording should be retained, notify ____ to retrieve and preserve the relevant security recording and
ensure the incident, along with a notation that the recording has been preserved, is made in the
appropriate Arrest Booking/Cell Management screen and the _____
Video Service Unit
Officer in Charge of a Lock-Up, during the normal operating hours of criminal courts or detention centres shall ensure the person get transported when?
at the earliest opportunity
If a person in custody has TB where can they NOT be lodged within the station?
Interview rooms where there is no ventilation
The following services are available at no cost to assist the officer in charge in making a determination as to whether a prisoner is in need of further medical treatment:
Ontario Regional Poison Information Centre – SickKids Hospital
Individuals who have taken hard drugs such as cocaine, heroin, etc., shall be monitored more closely for at least ____ from the time when the drug was taken.
three (3) hours
Is snoring is an indicator of consciousness?
It indicates only that a person is breathing. Individuals
who are intoxicated or who exhibit very loud or disrupted snoring must be closely monitored and awakened frequently in order to determine if their state of sobriety is improving over time
What is a most serious condition of AWS?
Delirium tremens (DTs). If left untreated, DTs can result in death.
The member performing the cell check shall record all relevant information in the Cell Check screen
if no unusual or notable circumstances are encountered, select the __________
if any problems are encountered
select the ________ – see remarks
record the particulars in the Remarks field
Cell Status All Okay
Cell Status Problems
What is central lock up for 11/12/13 (male adults)?
14 Division is central lock up for what divisions?
14 and Traffic Services
23 is central lock up for which divisions?
Which division is central lock up for 31/32/33?
Which division is male youth central lock ups?
Which division is central lock up for 41/42/43?
Which division is central lock up for 52?
What are the two back ups for youth if 33 is full and in what order?
13 then 11
Units requiring the use of a lock–up for young persons shall call the______ at the applicable unit prior to transporting the young person to ensure that space is available to lodge the youth. Accused young persons must be fingerprinted and photographed prior to being lodged at any lock–up for young persons. _____ will transport young persons for this purpose and will determine, on a case by case basis, which adult central lock–up will be used for this function.
officer in charge
VSU will only take direction of the _____ of the unit and will not hand over a copy of a DAMS recording to any other member or agency without the consent and permission of the _______ of the unit.
officer in charge