Sergeant: The Military Rank Trivia Quiz

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Sergeant: The Military Rank Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Sergeant Bateman has just been assigned as the crime analysis sergeant in his command. Knowing it has been a number of years since he last opened the patrol guide, he begins to review procedures relevant to his new duties. He is particularly rusty on the rules regarding Vice, Narcotics, or Organized Crime related offenses. According to Patrol Guide procedure 207-01, Complaint Reporting System, select the CORRECT choice.
    • A. 

      Found controlled substances or drug paraphernalia in a building shall be recorded at the Investigative Support Division, Organized Crime Control Bureau

    • B. 

      Complaints received from members of the community regarding Vice, Narcotics, or Organized Crime related offenses will be recorded at the Organized Crime Investigation Division, Organized Crime Control Bureau

    • C. 

      Found controlled substances two (2) ounces or less (not in a building) or found marijuana two (2) pounds or less, requiring investigation, will be recorded in the precinct of occurrence.

    • D. 

      Pick-up arrests for Vice, Narcotics, or Organized Crime related offenses will be recorded at the precinct of occurrence, only if such offenses no not require investigation.

  • 2. 
    Newly promoted Sergeant Kress is being questioned by his commanding officer. Sergeant Kress, always looking to impress his superiors, made the following statements regarding the proper recording of complaints. According to Patrol Guide procedure 207-01, Complaint Reporting System, all of the following statements made by Sergeant Kress are correct EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      "A complaint of lost property will always be recorded in the precinct where the complainant first discovered the loss, without exception."

    • B. 

      "A complaint for an overdue leased/rented vehicle can be recorded either in the precinct where the vehicle was leased/rented or the precinct where the vehicle is expected to be returned."

    • C. 

      "A complaint of a missing New York City resident will be recorded at the missing person's resident precinct."

    • D. 

      "Complaints occurring on waterways or islands inaccessible to patrol precinct personnel will be recorded in the precincts of record after investigation by Harbor Unit personnel."

  • 3. 
    Sergeant Clifford, the desk officer, is reviewing several complaint reports submitted by Officer North, who is notorious for submitting erroneous paperwork.  Which of the following complaints was properly recorded by Officer North? According to Patrol Guide procedure 207-01, Complaint Reporting System, select the CORRECT choice: 
    • A. 

      A motor vehicle accident were the Highway District responded, but did not conduct at investigation.

    • B. 

      An alleged incident of work disruption at the a city construction site.

    • C. 

      A bicycle accident in which a person is seriously injured.

    • D. 

      A dangerous weapon found on the sidewalk under circumstances that require investigation.

  • 4. 
    A complaint for a transit bureau incident will have an "02" jurisdiction code.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Sergeant Tucker is the 1st platoon desk officer of the 16th precinct. Officer James approaches him for advice, as he is unsure about how to properly record a complaint report he took earlier in the day. The victim, Martha Clarkson, was kidnapped in the confines of the 16th precinct, thrown into a minivan and driven to a parking garage located in the confines of the 27th precinct. While inside the garage, she was forcibly raped. She was then thrown out of the minivan onto a sidewalk in the confines of the 16th precinct. How should Sergeant Tucker have Officer James classify this "continuous event"? According to Patrol Guide procedure 207-01, Complaint Reporting System, select the CORRECT choice:
    • A. 

      The complaint will be recorded as kidnapping the 16th precinct.

    • B. 

      The complaint will be recorded as rape in the 27th precinct.

    • C. 

      The complaint will be recorded as kidnapping in the 27th precinct.

    • D. 

      The complaint will be recorded as rape in the 16th precinct.

  • 6. 
    Is space is insufficient in the "Property" area of the COMPLAINT FOLLOW-UP (blue), information may be continued in the "Details" area, provided that sufficient room exists and entries are clearly distinguishable from other "Details" information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    All of the following require a separate complaint report EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Joana Peters, the victim of aggravated sexual abuse.

    • B. 

      Eleanor Smith, the victim of an assault incidental to an armed robbery.

    • C. 

      Mike Jones, the perpetrator of a petit larceny who was killed while committing the crime.

    • D. 

      Jordan Gomez, who is seriously injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident.

  • 8. 
    Evaluate the following statement: Taylor Williams enters the home of his ex-wife, where he forcibly rapes her. As he escapes, he discovers he has been seen by a neighbor, so he strangles him to death. As a final measure, he sets fire to the home to cover his tracks, in which two (2) innocent bystanders are injured. Unfortunately for Mr. Williams, he trips on the stoop while fleeing to his car, dying of blunt force trauma to the head. Based on your knowledge of the Patrol Guide, how many complaint reports are required for this event? According to Patrol Guide procedure 207-01, Complaint Reporting System, select the CORRECT choice:
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 9. 
    Which of the following complaints should be recorded on a complaint report?
    • A. 

      Arrest on a paternity warrant.

    • B. 

      Persons in need of supervision (PINS) eighteen (18) years or older

    • C. 

      Corruption/serious misconduct allegation against a NYC sanitation worker.

    • D. 

      Truancy

  • 10. 
    Sergeant Farrell, the command crime-analysis supervisor, has been tasked with voiding out several improperly recorded complaints.  While skimming through the previous days reports, he made several observations. According to Patrol Guide procedure 207-03, Voiding Complaint Reports, Sergeant Farrell would be correct in voiding all of the following reports EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Sergeant Farrell should void the report for a burglary which actually occurred in an adjoining precinct.

    • B. 

      Sergeant Farrell should void the report for GLA in which "Go-Go Towing" later notified the precinct that they legally reposed the vehicle.

    • C. 

      Sergeant Farrell should void the report for an offense which should have been recorded on a JUVENILE REPORT.

    • D. 

      All of the above complaint reports should be voided.