Blet Crowd Control Test

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This is the test on crowd control techniques. We have gone over all of this in class.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Why is it important for an officer to identify the size and orginization of a crowd?

    • A.

      So he can estimate how many people may be criminals

    • B.

      Influences whether an officer confronts it

    • C.

      Determine when to call for backup

    • D.

      Notify dispatch if theres another call that he needs to respond to

    Correct Answer
    B. Influences whether an officer confronts it
    Explanation
    It is important for an officer to identify the size and organization of a crowd because it influences whether the officer confronts it. By understanding the size and organization of a crowd, an officer can assess the potential risks and threats associated with it. This information allows the officer to make an informed decision about whether it is necessary to intervene or take action. It also helps the officer determine if additional resources or backup is required to handle the situation effectively.

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  • 2. 

    When assessing the crowd any large gathering has potential______ and must be approached cautiously.

    • A.

      Danger

    • B.

      Rudeness

    • C.

      Foul language

    • D.

      Precautions

    Correct Answer
    A. Danger
    Explanation
    When assessing a large gathering, it is important to approach it cautiously because there is potential danger. Large crowds can be unpredictable and chaotic, making it necessary to take precautions to ensure safety.

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  • 3. 

    Sheer___________ can be overwhelming for responding officers.

    • A.

      Conversations

    • B.

      Numbers

    • C.

      Drinks

    • D.

      Criminals

    Correct Answer
    B. Numbers
    Explanation
    The word "sheer" suggests that the blank should be filled with something that is large or overwhelming. Out of the given options, "numbers" is the most appropriate choice as a large number of people or things can indeed be overwhelming for responding officers.

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  • 4. 

    The crowds mood will also be a factor in an officer's approach and gives insight to its possible reaction to _______________ presence.

    • A.

      EMS

    • B.

      Firemen

    • C.

      Law Enforcement

    • D.

      Agitators

    Correct Answer
    C. Law Enforcement
    Explanation
    The sentence suggests that the crowd's mood affects an officer's approach and can provide clues about how they will react to the presence of law enforcement. This implies that the presence of EMS or firemen may not be as significant in determining the crowd's reaction. Agitators, on the other hand, could potentially cause a negative or hostile response from the crowd, but it is not explicitly mentioned in the sentence.

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  • 5. 

    What is the officer's main concern in a crowd control situation?

    • A.

      Getting everything under control

    • B.

      Ask for I.D. for people who might be drinking under age

    • C.

      Providing security for the agitators

    • D.

      Safety of innocent civilians involved and officers

    Correct Answer
    D. Safety of innocent civilians involved and officers
    Explanation
    In a crowd control situation, the officer's main concern is the safety of innocent civilians involved and officers. This means that their primary focus is on ensuring that no harm comes to the people present in the crowd, as well as to themselves and their fellow officers. This includes taking necessary measures to prevent any potential violence or harm, maintaining order, and minimizing any potential risks or dangers that may arise during the situation.

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  • 6. 

    Make a list of some crowd control equipment that should be taken to every potential riot even if it is not likely that it will be used.

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