Situational senarios Flashcards Preview

2020 Supervisor study Course > Situational senarios > Flashcards

Flashcards in Situational senarios Deck (31)

Conduct a size up of the situation by asking the following questions:
a. What do I have? (Refer to Chapter 2 for specific incident checklists)
b. Location of incident?
c. Number of suspects?
d. Type of weapons?
e. Type of chemical? (Refer to DOT Emergency Response Guidebook)
f. Remember that simple information is difficult to obtain, stress brings confusion.



Identify immediately in order to limit additional exposure to danger:

Danger Zone
Once the "Danger Zone" is identified immediately communicate its boundaries to the
Comm. Center.
b. The "Danger Zone" boundaries will be communicated to the general public in the affected
c. No one, including law enforcement and Fire personnel, will be allowed to enter the
"Danger Zone" until authorized by the Incident Commander.


Control and contain:

Establish Inner Perimeter
No unauthorized personnel are to have access to inner perimeter.
If plainclothes personnel are used on inner perimeter, replace with uniform personnel as
soon as possible.
c. Ensure personnel take proper cover and concealment, or in the event of a Haz-Mat
personnel maintain distance.
d. Attempt to limit the movement of inner perimeter personnel.


This perimeter is used to limit and control access into the emergency incident area:
a. Identify and secure safe routes of travel for emergency vehicles both to and from the
b. Prevent or control access to inner perimeter.
c. Establish a media information area.
d. All outer perimeter personnel should be made aware of the following locations:
1. Command Post
2. Staging Area
3. Media Information Area

Outer Perimeter


An _______________should be established between the inner and outer perimeter.
However, depending on the type of incident, it should not be in line-of-sight with the scene.

Incident Command Post


The __________is used to control the deployment of personnel and material:

staging area

Establish the staging area outside the inner perimeter. A staging area is NEVER to be
within view of the scene and SHOULD NOT be at the Incident Command Post.
b. Assign a unit to respond to the staging area and assume the duties of the Staging Officer.
c. Advise the Comm. Center of the location of the staging area and the route to be used to
gain access to it.
d. Advise all unassigned units responding to the scene to report to the staging area.
e. Advise the radio dispatcher to contact any responding mutual-aid agencies with the
staging area information.


Assess the need for additional personnel, specialized units, or other agencies.

Request additional resources


guidelines for handling barricaded suspect and hostage
situation calls
part 1

1. Confirm the actions of the suspect and determine if any crimes
have been committed.
2. Notify the Watch Commander and/or Sector Captain.
3. Contain the suspect(s), do not let him/her become mobile.
4. Request patrol units necessary to set up a perimeter.
5. Cordon the area and isolate from pedestrian and vehicular



guidelines for handling barricaded suspect and hostage
situation calls continued!
part 2

6. Secure a radio talk group for the operation.
7. Establish an inner perimeter (scene area).
8. Establish an outer perimeter. The outer perimeter should be
established far enough from the inner perimeter to reduce the
danger to all persons outside and prevent unauthorized
persons from interfering with the operation.
9. Evacuate the injured when applicable and feasible.
10. Notify the High Risk Incident Commander of the incident.
He/she will determine the appropriate resource response.


guidelines for handling barricaded suspect and hostage
situation calls continued!
part 3

11. Request SWAT response, if appropriate.
12. Designate a scribe to take notes during operation.
13. Establish a command post in the outer perimeter.
14. Request Rescue Units respond to the command post.
15. Provide all persons with the description of the suspect and the
suspect's vehicle, if applicable.


Tactical Considerations for handling barricaded suspect and hostage situations

1. Determine the probable location of the suspect(s).
2. Determine the type(s) of weapons available to the suspect(s).
3. Place the helicopter on standby.
4. Provide for access routes to and from the scene and the command post.
5. Establish and enforce media access areas.


other considerations part 1

Notify the Public Information Officer.
2. Notify Special Operations and Investigations Division personnel.
3. Ensure all personnel on the scene are briefed. Maintain
communications with all personnel at the scene.
4. Identify, isolate and maintain custody of all witnesses.


other considerations part 2

6. Ensure that deputies' vehicle keys are available in the event
their vehicles need to be moved.
7. If a school is near the affected area, a patrol supervisor or
designee shall notify the school authorities so they may direct
the students to a safe location until the crisis is over or the
threat potential is neutralized.
8. If the affected area will be impacted by students leaving
school, school authorities will be instructed to hold students
when route home is considered unsafe.


Failure to return rental vehicles and property shall be referred to the _________in
accordance with the appropriate written directive.

Auto Theft

Sector supervisor

Sector Pso's

sector PSO's


Escapes from secure facilities
When an escape occurs from the secured area of the 33rd Street Jail
Complex, the following shall occur:


The initial responding deputy shall:
1. Ensure the Patrol Supervisor is aware of the incident.
2. Respond to the building from which the escape occurred and
meet with Corrections personnel outside the building at the
main door. The deputy shall not enter the facility.
3. Ensure that other responding deputies establish an outer perimeter.
4. Request K-9 and Aviation assistance
5. Ensure that Corrections personnel have instituted a lock down
of all inmates.
6. Ensure that Corrections personnel have instituted a roll call of inmates to verify that an inmate has escaped.


Escapes from secure facilities continued


7. Determine from Corrections personnel how many inmates are
8. Obtain current photographs from Corrections personnel of all
missing inmates.
9. Notify the on-duty or on-call Persons detective to respond.
10. Obtain a scent item for K-9 to use to start a track.
11. Obtain all necessary information from the BOLO and ensure
that the BOLO information is given to Communications for
12. Complete the Incident Report.


The Patrol Supervisor shall: (ref. escape from secure facilities)


1 Notify the Watch Commander and/or Sector Captain
2. Coordinate the establishment of the outer perimeter.
3. Ensure that communications is maintained with Corrections personnel.


When a walk away escape occurs, the following shall occur:
1. Corrections personnel shall advise Communications of the
walk away escape.
2. The initial responding deputy shall:
a. Respond to the building from which the escape
occurred and meet with Corrections personnel.
b. Obtain all necessary information for the BOLO and
ensure the BOLO information is given to
Communications for dissemination.
c. Complete the Incident Report.
3. K-9 and Aviation personnel need not respond.

True / False

6.2.15, Page 11 C


Gas drive off will be broadcast as a “local look out” on the sector radio
channel where the crime occurred.

True / False

6.2.15 T1


In regards to a gas drive off, the complainant will be given an event
number and told to respond to the closest sub-station, during normal
business hours with suspect information, etc

True /False

6.2.15 T1


In regards to a gas drive off, if the suspect is located, he will be arrested and be taken to booking

True / False

The suspect will be issued an NTA when appropriate


Clandestine Drug Laboratories and Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations
On-Site Supervisor shall:


a. Maintain the area contained 100-300 feet.
b. Confirm employees are following basic safety protocol (uphill, upwind,
upstream and up gradient).
c. Notify the Watch Commander.
d. Notify the on-call Narcotics agent.
e. Notify Orange County Fire Department (OCFD) and request the
assistance of the OCFD Squad for a drug lab or grown operation


Clandestine Drug Laboratories and Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations cont.


f. Notify OCFD of juvenile presence, if any, for medical screening,
decontamination, and transport to a medical facility.
g. Not allow juvenile(s) to eat or drink prior to decontamination or
transport to a medical screening facility.
h. Notify the Department of Children and Families of juvenile presence, if
i. Establish unified command with OCFD and any other entities that
may respond.
j. With the assistance of OCFD, evaluate the need for and conduct
evacuations, considering wind direction and environmental conditions
(rain, lightning, wind direction, etc.).


Clandestine Drug Laboratories and Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations cont.

k. Restrict unauthorized persons to enter the scene until the scene is
turned over to the OCSO CLRT.
l. Confirm personnel who may have entered or who were in close
proximity to the site do not leave until cleared by the CLRT
m. Remain vigilant for signs of contamination (feeling ill, burns,
respiratory difficulty, incoherent, loss of consciousness, etc.).
n. If an obvious contamination in the absence of OCFD, decontaminate
personnel with copious amount of water.


Clandestine Drug Laboratories and Indoor Marijuana Grow Operations cont.


o. Brief the first arriving CLRT member or the CLRT Coordinator.
p. Confirm a Work Related Injury Worksheet is completed for each
deputy exposed, contaminated, or believed to be contaminated.
q. Refer to the Critical Incident Management Guide for further reference.


Upon arrival, the CLRT Coordinator/Technicians shall assume control of the
scene. The CLRT Coordinator or designee shall serve as the lead
investigator on the scene.

True / False


6.2.15 U3


Mentally Ill Person

The MENTLD call will be dispatched as a Code 3 emergency response with
an alert tone, as described in Special Order 8.0. A minimum of_______deputies and a uniform patrol supervisor will respond and Emergency
Medical Services (EMS) will be notified.

two (2)

three (3)

four deputies

three (3)

6.2.15 V2


Whenever possible, in accordance with General Order 6.4.0, a Crisis
Intervention Team (C.I.T.) deputy should be dispatched to calls involving a
confirmed or suspected mentally ill person in crisis.

True / False

6.2.15 V3


The________________will be notified upon dispatch of any suspected
mentally-ill, excited delirium event.

Sector Supervisor


Watch Commander

Watch Commander
6.2.15 V4


If it is determined that an animal classified as an endangered or threatened
species has been injured or killed, an Agricultural Crimes deputy shall be

True / False

6.2.15 W2


When a call for service is received regarding the possible injury or death of
an endangered or threatened species of animal, a patrol deputy shall be
dispatched to attempt to locate and identify the animal (e.g., black bear,
Florida panther, alligator, manatee). Deputies may refer to
for a complete list of protected and endangered species.

True / False

6.2.15 W1