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1
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What type of information should be considered prior to making a cell assignment

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  1. Violent, aggressive prisoners should be housed alone. Under no circumstances should they be housed with older or weaker prisoners.
    2) “Known” homosexuals should be housed alone
    3) Youthful offenders should be kept apart from older, more experienced prisoners
    a) The law mandates keeping juveniles totally separated from adults.
    4) Lame, infirm or injured prisoners- housing that makes services readily available.
2
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What’s the procedure for searching a prisoner

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Have the prisoner to stand still with his/her feet apart and arms extended outward, thumbs down and fingers spread, palms facing towards you.
•carefully check armpits, run hands down the shirt front, checking pockets, stopping at the waist or belt line.
•check waistline by running fingers around the inside of the waistband and behind the belt.
•from waistline, run your hands down the prisoners buttocks (feel carefully)
•move both your hands to one leg, abs from carefully down leg. Check the trouser cuff and repeat on the other leg.
•Run hands over prisoners lower abdomen and crotch area very carefully
•when you wish: check socks and shoes
(Check Females the same sequence with more attention to the breasts, shall be performed by same gender)

3
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Whats the procedure for conducting a cell search

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First search prisoner in cell and then remove. •Remove all blankets, covers, and sheets from the bed(s) and examine them closely.
•Next, closely examine the mattress.
•Inspect the bottom of any furniture that might be in the cell. •Inspect inside, outside, and underneath the washbasin and/or toilet.
•If the cell contains a floor drain and/or ventilation grill(s), remove their covers and inspect them.
•Probe inside faucets, drains, and any openings in cell door tracts.
vii.Finally, closely “examine” all items within the cell that are the prisoner’s property

4
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What’s the purpose of security inspections in the jail environment

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Determine if equipment is in working order, not tampered or broken.

Determine faults in personnel (Structural integrity)

5
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good supervision of inmates depends on

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depends on the ability of the jail staff to plan, initiate, and evaluate all of the jail activities.

Supervision is aimed at accomplishing: getting people to do what is required of them & developing an orderly, controlled environment.

6
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What are the procedures for Professional visits

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making sure the visit is completely confidential –

b. there are no electronic devices being used to listen to conversation.
c. That no one is intentionally listening to or overhearing the conversation.
d. That should an officer accidentally hear the conversation, (s)he does not repeat it or discuss it.
e. making sure the prisoners are made available for professional visits whenever it is reasonable to do so.

7
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what is needed to transfer an inmate from one facility to another

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Require the showing of official identification.

2) Require legal papers indicating the charge and the signature of the presiding judge.
3) Require them to fill out a form provided by your facility for such purposes.

8
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What is contraband

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Dangerous/hazardous which is never allowed in the facility;
or
Nuisance which may include items allowed in the facility, but only in specific amounts or only those issued in the facility as stated by policy and procedure

9
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What is a Strip Search procedure:

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Begin with an examination of the person’s head
•you may use a large, wide-toothed comb
• Using a flashlight – look into and behind both prisoner’s ears
•look into the mouth and under the tongue
•look up the nose
-Next- request the prisoner to raise his/her arms and carefully examine the armpit area
•request the prisoner to open both hands and carefully examine the backs, palms, and between the fingers
•Again, using the flashlight, carefully examine the prisoner’s groin area.
•Now, require the prisoner to turn around, bend over, and spread his/her buttocks.
•using the flashlight closely examine the prisoner’s rectum
•keep in mind that usually there is no need for you to touch the prisoner
•The last step is to have the prisoner lift his/her feet

10
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What is a Body Cavity Search

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Means the inspection of a persons anus or genitals.

May be conducted visually, manually, or by means of any physical instrument

11
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What procedures keep firearms out of the jail environment

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  • Having officers delivering prisoners surrender their weapons before entering themselves, but AFTER the prisoner has been admitted.
  • Making the jail or detention officer on duty responsible for ensuring that all weapons are removed and safely stored.
  • Making sure the keys are kept away from prisoners
12
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Explain searches: Standing, Kneeling, Prone

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Standing: the traditional tactic is to utilize a wall or other vertical surface like the side of a vehicle

Kneeling: officer is out in the open, facing away from you. With the suspect’s fingers intertwined behind his/her neck or head, the suspect’s right ankle should be crossed over the left ankle.

Prone: all-around best position for temporarily incapacitating a suspect is to have him/her prone out. Prone, he/she has the least opportunity for movement. Order the suspect face down on the ground, arms outstretched straight from his/her body, with the palms turned up. You want his/her head turned away from your intended route of approach.

13
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What’s the purpose jails issue clothing to inmates

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Jail-issued clothing serves as an easy way to identify prisoners and reduces the risk of easy escape.

b. It can help control the spread of body lice.
c. It helps eliminate the possibility of prisoners bartering, stealing, or gambling with personal clothing.

14
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What are inmate frisk searches

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It’s done while the prisoner remains clothed.

b.It’s used only to locate contraband – not to detect body lice, or injuries, or tattoos, etc…

15
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how do you describe inmate property

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All property should be inventoried and specifically described item-by-item.

16
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list Boyd’s O-O-D-A Loop

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Observe-Orient-Decide-Act

17
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What are the three phases of the Autonomic Nervous System

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  • Sympathetic Nervous system
  • Parasympathetic nervous system
  • Homeostasis
18
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What are the triggers of the Sympathetic Nervous System

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  • Obj threat perceptions/fear perception
  • Startle response
  • Physical exhaustion
19
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What is Perceptual Distortions

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  • Diminishing & intensifying sounds
  • tunnel vision
  • heightened visual clarity
  • Automatic pilot
  • Slow/Fast motion time
  • temporary paralysis
20
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What is Tactical Breathing

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used in a stressful situation to slow your thumping
heartbeat, reduce the tremble in your hands, deepen your voice, and bathe yourself with a powerful sense of calm and control.

21
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What is a Stress Inoculation

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a fundamental concept that prior success under stressful conditions acclimatizes (inoculates) one to similar situations and promotes future success

22
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What are Survival Variables

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Mindset (Belief in the Mission, Commitment, Willingness to Sacrifice)
•Fitness and Nutrition
•Belief Systems (Personal Relationships, Faith Systems, Killing versus Murder)

23
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What are common types of traffic stops conducted by law enforcement

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24
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where to place the violator while preparing the summons

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Left in the suspects vehicle, in handcuffs, booking

25
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What are vehicle search procedures

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  • Never search while occupied
  • At night use spotlight to illuminate backseat
  • Get backup if multiple occupants
  • Group occupants and seat them on the curb
26
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What are Physiological Responses with activation of the Sympathetic Nervous System

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•Adrenal Activity (Heart-rate & respiration)

•Vascular Activity
Vasoconstriction & Visual Problems
•Perceptual Narrowing (Auditory Exclusion)

27
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What is Controlling Fear

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“Stress inoculation” - Exposing stress to yourself to build more confidence

28
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What are the positioning of the patrol vehicle for the different types of vehicle stops

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Unknown risk stop: 15ft back and 3ft horizontal on driver side. Position shall illuminate vehicle.

High risk- Felony stop
30-40ft back. Command officer giving the orders to suspect as cover officer watched the vehicle and it’s occupants ONLY (Always expect someone else is in the car)

29
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What information does dispatch need before exiting the patrol vehicle during a traffic stop

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a. License number
b. Description of vehicle
c. Exact location
d. Number of visible occupants
e. Apparent description ( 2 white males, 1 black male & 1 white female)

30
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where do you search in a vehicle

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Under seats, arm rests, divided bench seats, glove compartment, lip of dash, fooor mat/carpet. Look for false compartments

31
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What are the 8 Steps of a Traffic Stop?

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Greeting
Identification 
Reason for stop
Justification
License
Insurance
Decision
Close
32
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What is an “Expungement Notification” relating to DNA sample

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warrant is refused and the DNA sample must be expunged, arresting Agency within 90 days must submit a form to MSHP