BRC 104 - Patrol 1 (188-202)

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This quiz covers all material from page 188 (PROBLEM SOLVING: COMMUNITY ORIENTED POLICING) to page 202 (RECEIVING THE CALL: GATHERING INFORMATION). It is 25 questions. 80% is a passing score. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does COP stand for?

    • A.

      Community Oriented Police

    • B.

      Community Oriented Policing

    • C.

      Community Oriented Policing Services

    • D.

      Community Oriented Interactions with Law Enforcement

    Correct Answer
    B. Community Oriented Policing
    Explanation
    COP stands for Community Oriented Policing. This approach to law enforcement focuses on building strong relationships between the police and the community they serve. It involves proactive problem-solving, collaboration, and partnerships to address the root causes of crime and disorder. By working together, the police and the community can create a safer and more secure environment.

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  • 2. 

    Who do many regard as the father of Community Oriented Policing?

    • A.

      Herman Goldstein

    • B.

      Sir Robert Peel

    • C.

      Phillip Davis

    • D.

      Ronald Goldman

    Correct Answer
    A. Herman Goldstein
    Explanation
    Herman Goldstein is regarded as the father of Community Oriented Policing because he was one of the first criminologists to propose and develop this approach to law enforcement. He emphasized the importance of collaboration between police and the community, focusing on problem-solving and prevention rather than just reactive measures. Goldstein's ideas and principles have had a significant impact on modern policing strategies, making him a key figure in the development of Community Oriented Policing.

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  • 3. 

    The COP model has two core components. The first is community partnerships. What is the other?

    • A.

      Community interaction

    • B.

      Community relations

    • C.

      Problem solving

    • D.

      Target research

    Correct Answer
    C. Problem solving
    Explanation
    The other core component of the COP model, in addition to community partnerships, is problem solving. This means that the COP model not only focuses on building relationships and collaborations with the community, but also aims to address and resolve the issues and challenges faced by the community. Problem solving is an essential aspect of the COP model as it helps to improve the overall well-being and safety of the community by finding effective solutions to their problems.

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  • 4. 

    The SARA Model providesa tool for officers to proactively find solutions to community issues. What does the "S" in SARA stand for?

    • A.

      Security

    • B.

      Secure

    • C.

      Solutions

    • D.

      Scanning

    Correct Answer
    D. Scanning
    Explanation
    The "S" in the SARA Model stands for Scanning. This step involves identifying and prioritizing specific problems or issues within the community. It requires officers to gather and analyze relevant data, conduct interviews, and assess the needs and concerns of community members. Scanning helps officers to gain a comprehensive understanding of the problems they are facing, which is crucial for developing effective solutions and strategies to address them proactively.

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  • 5. 

    The SARA Model has four basic components. After you have scanned for a problem and have analyzed the cause of the problem, what is the next logical step?

    • A.

      Assessment

    • B.

      Response

    • C.

      Community

    • D.

      Reaction

    Correct Answer
    B. Response
    Explanation
    After scanning for a problem and analyzing its cause, the next logical step in the SARA Model is to develop a response. This involves creating a plan or strategy to address the identified problem. The response should be based on the analysis of the problem's cause and should aim to effectively and efficiently resolve the issue. It may involve implementing specific interventions or initiatives, allocating resources, and coordinating efforts with relevant stakeholders. The response stage is crucial in the SARA Model as it focuses on taking action to address the problem and prevent its recurrence.

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  • 6. 

    What are the proper components of SECURE?

    • A.

      Safety, Ethics, Community, Understanding, Response, Evaluation

    • B.

      Security, Ethics, Community, Understanding, Relations, Evaluating

    • C.

      Securing, Evaluating, Contacting, Understanding, Relating, Evaluation

    • D.

      Safety, Ethics, Community, Understanding, Respect, Empathy

    Correct Answer
    A. Safety, Ethics, Community, Understanding, Response, Evaluation
    Explanation
    The proper components of SECURE are Safety, Ethics, Community, Understanding, Response, and Evaluation. These components encompass various aspects of ensuring security and creating a safe environment. Safety is important to protect individuals from harm, while ethics guide the moral principles and behavior within the community. Community emphasizes the importance of working together and fostering a sense of belonging. Understanding promotes empathy and awareness of different perspectives. Response focuses on taking appropriate action in case of emergencies or threats. Evaluation allows for continuous improvement and assessment of the effectiveness of security measures.

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  • 7. 

    ______ is organizing and attaching meaning to sensastions so that they can be interpreted.

    • A.

      SECURE

    • B.

      SARA

    • C.

      Observation

    • D.

      Perception

    Correct Answer
    D. Perception
    Explanation
    Perception is the process of organizing and attaching meaning to sensations so that they can be interpreted. It involves the brain processing sensory information and making sense of it based on past experiences, knowledge, and expectations. Perception allows us to make sense of the world around us and understand the meaning behind the sensations we experience.

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  • 8. 

    What is the one sense that officers should NOT use to identify a potential hazard?

    • A.

      Sight

    • B.

      Smell

    • C.

      Touch

    • D.

      Taste

    Correct Answer
    D. Taste
    Explanation
    Officers should NOT use taste to identify a potential hazard because taste is not a reliable sense for identifying hazards. Taste is primarily used to identify the flavors of food and drink, and it is not a sense that can effectively detect potential dangers or hazards in the environment. Using taste to identify hazards can be dangerous and lead to incorrect assessments, as many hazardous substances may not have a distinct taste or may even be tasteless. Therefore, relying on taste as a sense to identify potential hazards can be ineffective and potentially harmful.

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  • 9. 

    The main difference between cover and concealment is.......

    • A.

      Concealment provides a bulletproof barrier, while cover does not

    • B.

      Cover provides a sight barrier, whereas concealment provides a protective barrier

    • C.

      Cover provides a bulletproof barrier, while concealment provides a sight barrier

    • D.

      Cover and concealment can (and is often) used interchangeably.

    Correct Answer
    C. Cover provides a bulletproof barrier, while concealment provides a sight barrier
    Explanation
    Cover and concealment are both terms used in tactical situations to describe objects or structures that can provide protection or hide a person from view. The main difference between the two is that cover provides a bulletproof barrier, meaning it can protect someone from gunfire, while concealment only provides a sight barrier, meaning it can hide someone from view but does not offer the same level of protection from bullets. Therefore, the correct answer is that cover provides a bulletproof barrier, while concealment provides a sight barrier.

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  • 10. 

    ______ is the narrowing of the attention field due to stress caused by a stressor.

    • A.

      Fatal Funnel

    • B.

      Tunnel Vision

    • C.

      Officer safety compromise

    • D.

      Stress-induced Attention Deficit Disorder (SADD)

    Correct Answer
    B. Tunnel Vision
    Explanation
    Tunnel vision refers to the narrowing of attention that occurs when an individual is under stress caused by a stressor. In this state, the person's focus becomes extremely limited, and they may only be able to perceive and process information directly related to the stressor. This can lead to a loss of awareness of their surroundings and an inability to consider alternative perspectives or options.

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  • 11. 

    _____ is a physical or emotional reaction to an event or situation

    • A.

      Stressor

    • B.

      Emotional response

    • C.

      Stress

    • D.

      PTSD

    Correct Answer
    C. Stress
    Explanation
    Stress is a physical or emotional reaction to an event or situation. It is a response that the body and mind experience when they perceive a threat or challenge. Stress can manifest in various ways, such as increased heart rate, muscle tension, irritability, or feelings of overwhelm. It can be caused by both positive and negative events and can have short-term or long-term effects on a person's well-being. Stress is a common experience in everyday life and can impact individuals differently based on their coping mechanisms and resilience levels.

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  • 12. 

    The type of stress that occurs from the combining of many different stressors over a span of time is......

    • A.

      Acute Stress

    • B.

      Chronic Stress

    • C.

      Accumulative Stress

    • D.

      Delayed Stress

    Correct Answer
    C. Accumulative Stress
    Explanation
    Accumulative stress refers to the type of stress that occurs when multiple stressors accumulate over a period of time. Unlike acute stress which is short-term and immediate, accumulative stress builds up gradually and can have long-lasting effects on an individual's physical and mental well-being. This type of stress can result from various sources such as work pressures, relationship issues, financial difficulties, and other life challenges. The accumulation of stressors can overwhelm a person's coping mechanisms and lead to chronic stress if not effectively managed.

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  • 13. 

    ______ is the type of stress someone feels due to a single stressor felt over a prolonged span of time.

    • A.

      Acute Stress

    • B.

      Chronic Stress

    • C.

      Accumulative Stress

    • D.

      Delayed Stress

    Correct Answer
    B. Chronic Stress
    Explanation
    Chronic stress refers to the type of stress that occurs when someone experiences a single stressor for an extended period of time. Unlike acute stress, which is a brief and intense response to a stressor, chronic stress can have long-term effects on physical and mental health. It can be caused by ongoing problems such as work pressure, financial difficulties, or relationship issues. The prolonged exposure to stress can lead to various health problems, including anxiety, depression, high blood pressure, and weakened immune system.

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  • 14. 

    _____ is the type of stress that can be associated with taking an exam. The stress felt is very short in duration.

    • A.

      Acute Stress

    • B.

      Chronic Stress

    • C.

      Accumulated Stress

    • D.

      Delayed Stress

    Correct Answer
    A. Acute Stress
    Explanation
    Acute stress is the type of stress that can be associated with taking an exam. This type of stress is characterized by a short duration, meaning that it is temporary and typically lasts only for a brief period of time. It is common to experience acute stress in situations that are perceived as threatening or demanding, such as exams. This stress response is often characterized by increased heart rate, rapid breathing, and heightened alertness.

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  • 15. 

    _____ is the type of stress that resurfaces after being buried for a period of time.

    • A.

      Acute Stress

    • B.

      Chronic Stress

    • C.

      Delayed Stress

    • D.

      PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder)

    Correct Answer
    C. Delayed Stress
    Explanation
    Delayed stress is the type of stress that resurfaces after being buried for a period of time. This can occur when an individual experiences a traumatic event or prolonged stress, and initially suppresses or avoids dealing with the emotions associated with it. However, over time, these unresolved emotions can resurface and cause significant distress and impairment in daily functioning. Delayed stress is often associated with symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), such as intrusive thoughts, nightmares, and heightened anxiety. It is important for individuals experiencing delayed stress to seek support and therapy to process and heal from the underlying trauma.

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following is NOT a general category of stress?

    • A.

      Biological

    • B.

      Environmental

    • C.

      Personal

    • D.

      Self-induced

    • E.

      Work-related

    Correct Answer
    A. Biological
    Explanation
    Biological stress refers to stress caused by physical factors such as illness, injury, or hormonal changes. The other options listed - environmental, personal, self-induced, and work-related - are all general categories of stress. Environmental stress is caused by external factors such as noise or pollution, personal stress is related to individual experiences and relationships, self-induced stress is caused by one's own choices or behaviors, and work-related stress is caused by job demands and pressures. Therefore, the correct answer is biological, as it does not fall under the general categories of stress.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following is NOT a long term stress response?

    • A.

      Chronic Depression

    • B.

      Suicidal Thoughts

    • C.

      Irritability

    • D.

      Psychosis

    Correct Answer
    C. Irritability
    Explanation
    Irritability is not a long term stress response because it is a short-term reaction to stressors. Long term stress responses typically involve persistent and ongoing symptoms, such as chronic depression, suicidal thoughts, and psychosis. While irritability can be a symptom of stress, it is not considered a long term response as it tends to subside once the stressor is removed or managed.

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  • 18. 

    _____ is the main activity officers perform daily

    • A.

      Patrol

    • B.

      Roll Call

    • C.

      Work-related stress coping

    • D.

      Traffic stops

    Correct Answer
    A. Patrol
    Explanation
    Officers perform patrol as their main activity daily. Patrol involves actively patrolling a designated area to maintain public safety, prevent crime, and respond to emergencies. It allows officers to proactively monitor and deter criminal activity, provide a visible presence in the community, and promptly respond to calls for service. Patrol is a fundamental duty of law enforcement officers and serves as the backbone of their daily operations. It helps ensure the safety and security of the community by maintaining order and enforcing laws.

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  • 19. 

    The best type of officer will conduct patrol.......

    • A.

      In his/her vehicle

    • B.

      On foot

    • C.

      By combining vehicle patrol with foot patrol

    • D.

      By initiating a "reactive" patrol procedure.

    Correct Answer
    C. By combining vehicle patrol with foot patrol
    Explanation
    Combining vehicle patrol with foot patrol is the best type of officer conduct patrol because it allows for a more comprehensive and effective approach to policing. Vehicle patrol provides the ability to cover larger areas quickly, respond to emergencies, and transport equipment. On the other hand, foot patrol allows officers to establish a presence in the community, interact with residents, and gather valuable information. By combining both methods, officers can maximize their effectiveness by utilizing the advantages of both vehicle and foot patrol.

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  • 20. 

    When responding to a call, the officer should......

    • A.

      Always engage active visual warnings (lights)

    • B.

      Choose the most direct route

    • C.

      Choose the quickest route

    • D.

      Always engage both active visual and auditory warnings (lights, siren, PA System, etc...)

    Correct Answer
    C. Choose the quickest route
    Explanation
    The officer should choose the quickest route when responding to a call. This is important because it allows them to reach the location as quickly as possible, which can be crucial in emergency situations. By selecting the quickest route, the officer can minimize response time and potentially save lives or prevent further harm.

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  • 21. 

    True or false: Officers should use streets that are parallel to the location of the call.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Officers should use streets that are parallel to the location of the call because it allows for quicker and more efficient response times. Parallel streets are typically closer to the location, reducing travel distance and time. This can be crucial in emergency situations where every second counts. Additionally, using parallel streets can help officers navigate through traffic more easily and avoid congestion, further expediting their arrival. Overall, using parallel streets is a recommended strategy to ensure a prompt and effective response to calls.

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  • 22. 

    If the responding officer accidentally drives past the location of the call, what should the officer do?

    • A.

      Quickly put the patrol vehicle in reverse and back up

    • B.

      Pull the vehicle over to the side of the road and walk to the scene

    • C.

      Drive around the corner, park, and then walk up to the scene

    • D.

      Call a backup officer to drive past the scene as well.

    Correct Answer
    C. Drive around the corner, park, and then walk up to the scene
    Explanation
    If the responding officer accidentally drives past the location of the call, the officer should drive around the corner, park, and then walk up to the scene. This is the appropriate action because it allows the officer to safely and efficiently reach the location of the call without causing any further delay or disruption. By parking the vehicle and walking to the scene, the officer can ensure that they have a clear understanding of the situation and can respond appropriately.

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  • 23. 

    After an officer shines his/her flashlight to observe an object, the officer should..........

    • A.

      Notify dispatch of the object

    • B.

      Sketch the object

    • C.

      Tell his backup officer what he sees

    • D.

      Move to another location

    Correct Answer
    D. Move to another location
    Explanation
    After shining the flashlight to observe an object, the officer should move to another location. This is because staying in the same position could potentially make the officer vulnerable to any threats or danger associated with the object. Moving to another location allows the officer to maintain a safe distance and potentially gain a better perspective or angle to assess the situation. It also provides the opportunity to reposition for better visibility or to seek cover if necessary.

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  • 24. 

    If more than $300 is taken from someone's front yard, it is classified as......

    • A.

      Misdemeanor Theft

    • B.

      Felony Theft

    • C.

      Misdemeanor Burglary

    • D.

      Felony Burglary

    Correct Answer
    B. Felony Theft
    Explanation
    If more than $300 is taken from someone's front yard, it is classified as Felony Theft. Felony theft refers to the act of stealing property or money that exceeds a certain value, which in this case is more than $300. Felony theft is a more serious offense compared to misdemeanor theft, as it involves larger amounts of stolen property and carries harsher penalties.

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