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The _ ESTABLISHES the Rules and Regulations for the Fire Department as set forth in Section 506 of the Los Angeles City Charter.

BOFC

2

Only the _ may make ADDITIONS, DELETIONS, or INTERPRETATIONS of these rules.

BOFC

3

POLICIES and PROCEDURES that govern the FD is established by?

BOFC

4

Request for INTERPRETATIONS of the Rules and Regs should be directed to _?

BOFC

5

_ unconditionally prohibited members from LENDING THEIR NAME as members of the Department, to any commercial or business

Rules and Regs.

6

MAX. time member may be ABSENT from duty without a valid excuse and still not be considered absent without leave is?

120 minutes

7

CIRCULATE of a PETITION relating to a Department policy for signature of any other members while on duty, requires the written approval of?

BOFC

8

A company commander may not impose _ off?

Time off

9

Personnel should be selected for relief positions based on their?

Qualifications and Experience

10

CHARGES in writing may be preferred against a member of the department and unless unavoidable prevented, must be forwarded within _ after the occurrence of the alleged violation?

24hrs

11

_ is the HEAD of the Fire Department, and has the power to SUPERVISE, CONTROL, REGULATE and MANAGE the Department.

BOFC

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If you receive an order from Captain A to perform an assignment, then receive conflicting order from Captain B, the member shall?

Explain the conflict to Cpt. B and be guided by his or her instructions

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AUTOMATICALLY RELIEVED from duty for?

????

14

Direct communication between uniform members and the BOFC is permitted for the purpose of communicating on any matter affecting the _?

Department

15

If you receive an order from a Superior that you believe that the officer has exceeded their authority you are?

Protected from penalty if you carry out the order

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All acting officers shall yield_?

Yield command to regularly appointed officers of the same rank at fires.
Be accorded all privileges pertaining to the position they occupy
Be obeyed and respected accordingly

17

GENERAL ORDER is an order issued by _ to amend the Rules and Regs?

BOFC

18

All members shall report any CHANGE of ADDRESS within?

24hrs

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Lowest ranking officer who is specifically authorized by Rule and Regs. to designate a member to act in the absence of a Unit Commander?

Battalion Commander

20

Company Commander shall not allow visitors in quarters after _ hours?

2300 hrs

21

Company commander shall make _ inspections of BUILDINGS in their First-In District?

Periodic

22

Officers are responsible for _ training sessions with their command to determine _ and _?

Daily
Efficiency and Coordination

23

Rules and Regs serves as the Departments ?

Code of Conduct

24

Who designates company members to act in the positions of Engineers and AO's?

Task Force Commander
Company Commander

25

AO drivers are responsible for the operation of the Apparatus to which they are assigned under the supervision of?

Respective Commanding officers

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Apparatus operators shall at all times drive and operate apparatus in a safe manner, with due regard for the _ of the public and the _?

Public and Department

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If a member has knowledge that they are named as a SUSPECT or principle unwritten CRIME report or complaint filed with any law enforcement agency, they shall notify?

Their Supervisor and
Operations

28

If a member is subjected to discrimination or sexual harassment by another member or supervisor they should?

Communicate that the behavior is unwelcome

29

Engaging in OFF-DUTY EMPLOYMENT for COMPENSATION requires the approval of?$$$

Fire Chief

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Before signing any RELEASE of LIABILITY or initiating civil action for damages against a third party for on DUTY INJURIES caused by negligence of a third party, member shall notify? $$$$

Fire Chief

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Subject to the authority of the _, members may transact PRIVATE BUSINESS in quarters with a representative of a commercial establishment provided it does not interfere with Department business?$$$

Fire Chief

32

A member may accept a reward, fee or valuable gift for services incidental to the performance of his/her duty with permission of?$$$

Fire Chief

33

Station watches and other watch duty is maintained in the manner PRESCRIBED by?

Fire Chief

34

An employee desiring "INFORMAL" counseling or assistance with a discrimination or sexual harassment problem may contact?

Any Chief Officer

35

Fire departement procedure for reporting discrimination or sexual harassment complaints provides for _ Departmental INTERNAL procedures?

3

36

All members shall commit themselves to a _ understanding of this material and periodically review these rules to maintain a _ knowledge of its content.

thorough understanding
working knowledge

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INTERNAL PROCEDURES for reporting a discrimination or sexual harassment complaint are, notify? "3"

1. IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
2. F-225 TO FIRE CHIEF AND FIRE COMMISSION: (F225) THROUGH CHANNELS, to the Fire Chief and file a duplicate concurrently with the Board of Fire Commissioners, if he or she believes that he or she has been unfairly treated.
3. ANY CHIEF OFFICER: If the nature of the problem is such that the individual would rather file a formal complaint, the employee shall go THROUGH CHANNELS and prepare an F-225.

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Cause for DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS are? "5"

Persistence in uncleanliness or offensive habits
Refusal to pay just debts
Failure to report for duty or to place of assignment at time specified
Ineffeciency or indifference in the performance of any duties
Invasion of Witness duties???

39

Department policies state all members shall be assigned for service base on?

Merit and Qualifications

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Approval of TOOLS, APPLIANCE and EQUIPMENT and their manner of care and use lies with?

Fire Chief

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SPECIAL ORDER is a directive issued by the _ for the ADMINISTRATION of Department affairs? It shall be effective until cancelled?

Fire Chief

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_ is Normally FIRST to arrive in response to an alarm

First-In District

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_ an area outside First-In District in which a company ROUTINELY responds to a fire or other emergencies.

First Alarm District

44

Lowest ranking member of department responsible for MORALE, EFFICIENCY and distribution of personnel within their commands is?

Battalion Commander

45

Distribution, posting or display of CAMPAIGN literature for or against any ballot measure is permitted on or in Department property or building when?

Its officially endorsed by BOFC

46

All member shall tender the hand salute to?

Mayor
BOFC
Chief Officers in UNIFORM

47

LEGAL VALIDIDTY of any part of he Rules and Regs. may be determined by the?

City Attorney

48

_ ADMINSITRATIVE directive by FC establishing PRACTICES and PROCEDURES of department

Manual of Operations

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_ notice issued by an Authoritative department source for GUIDANCE and information of members?

Special Notice

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Children in quarters only when?

Accompanied by an Adult

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LOSS of PRIVILEGES? "5" The loss of those privileges granted to members by the Chief. Within the meaning of disciplinary action assessment are?

Early relief
360
Parking at Station
Family Visits
Occupying beds not on duty

52

Members shall carry FD identification at all times except?

When practical, turnouts, athletics etc

53

Members are _ to report discrimination?

Encouraged

54

Power to RESCIND, ALTER or AMEND rules and regs?

BOFC

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A company commander may impose?

Extra duty assignments
Loss of privileges
Any other penalties that are not unusual or excessive

56

RR specifies that all member shall abstain from?

lending their names, as a member of the Department , to any commercial or business enterprise

57

Privileges are granted to members by the _?

Fire Chief

58

Who prescribes the specifications and manner of wear of the uniform and protective clothing of the Department.

Fire Chief

59

SUPERVISES the FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTION of assigned occupancies within the company fire prevention districts of their commands.

Battalion

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CAUSE station watches and other watch duty to be maintained in the manner prescribed by the Chief.

Task Force Commanders,
Company Commanders
Unit Commanders shall

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Members shall Notify their _ immediately and _ in writing, if they have knowledge that they have been named as a suspect or principle in a written crime report or complaint filed with any law enforcement agency.

supervisor and Operations

62

Primary responsibility of all members is to act?

In the public interest as expressed by the policies promulgated by the City, BOFC, and LAFD