Defensive Tactics Test

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Defensive tactics


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  • 1. 
    Any person is justified in using any force to defend themselves from bodily harm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A person is justified in using force, other than deadly force, against another when and to the extent that he believes that force is necessary to prevent or terminate criminal interference with real property or personal property
    • A. 

      Lawfully in his possession

    • B. 

      Lawfully in the possession of a member of his immediate family

    • C. 

      Belonging to a person whose property he has a legal duty to protect

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    In Utah, if feasible, a warning shot should be given prior to the use of deadly force
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    A peace officer, when affecting the arrest of for a felony auto theft only, may use deadly force to prevent the person’s escape  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    An officer is justified in using deadly force to prevent an escape when
    • A. 

      He has PC to believe the suspect has committed a felony offense involving the infliction or threatened infliction of death or serious bodily injury

    • B. 

      The suspect poses a threat of death or serious bodily injury if apprehension is delayed

    • C. 

      The suspect owns a firearm

    • D. 

      A and b only

  • 6. 
    The use of deadly force may be employed to prevent death or serious bodily injury.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The U.S. Supreme court case Graham V. Conner defines the standard under which excessive force claims will be judged as
    • A. 

      Reasonable objectivness

    • B. 

      Conjunctive reasonableness

    • C. 

      Objective reasonableness

    • D. 

      Objective reality

  • 8. 
    A sign a person is planning to attack an officer may be
    • A. 

      Ignoring the officer

    • B. 

      Emotional venting

    • C. 

      Repetitive questioning

    • D. 

      Hiding

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    When searching a suspect it should be done by a member of the same sex when reasonable and feasible.  If a member of the same sex is not available, there should be two officers present during the search and it should be documented in your report
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The three cuffing positions are
    • A. 

      Standing

    • B. 

      High profile

    • C. 

      Kneeling

    • D. 

      Low profile

    • E. 

      Prone

  • 11. 
    The ten deadly errors have cost many officers there lives, some of them are
    • A. 

      Missing the danger signs, taking a bad position, asleep/sleepy on the job

    • B. 

      Failure to watch the hands, relaxing to soon, poor search or no search

    • C. 

      Escape routes, footing, cover and/or concealment

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and b only

  • 12. 
    Which are not principles of defensive tactics
    • A. 

      Distance

    • B. 

      Balanced stance

    • C. 

      Self control

    • D. 

      Awareness

    • E. 

      Wide stance, gun side away

  • 13. 
    If a person is being arrested and _______ __ ________
    • A. 

      Flees or forcibly

    • B. 

      Runs or fights

    • C. 

      Pees or poops

    • D. 

      Screams or yells

  • 14. 
    Resists after being _________ __ ___ _______to make the arrest,
    • A. 

      Informed of the intention

    • B. 

      Told of the desire

    • C. 

      Informed of the irritation

    • D. 

      Told of the intention

  • 15. 
    The person arresting may use ________ _____ to effect the arrest.
    • A. 

      Reasonable force

    • B. 

      Any force

    • C. 

      Objectively reasonable force

    • D. 

      Any force, except deadly force

  • 16. 
    Deadly force may be used only as provided in section _______
    • A. 

      76-2-404

    • B. 

      76-4-202

    • C. 

      77-7-7

    • D. 

      76-4-402

  • 17. 
    When engaged in an use of force you should use verbal commands
    • A. 

      Before the use of force, if feasible

    • B. 

      During the use of force

    • C. 

      After the use of force

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    Some of the reasons a person may use kneeling cuffing position may be
    • A. 

      The person is physically unable to lay down

    • B. 

      The person kneels because of environmental considerations

    • C. 

      The person is bigger than the officer

    • D. 

      The person is smaller than the officer

    • E. 

      A, b, and c

  • 19. 
    All altercations end up on the ground in some form or another  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Some of the reasons for a systematic search are
    • A. 

      Psychological control

    • B. 

      Less chance of missing weapons

    • C. 

      Find weapons more quickly

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Some indications that a person may try to take an officers weapon are
    • A. 

      Looking at the weapon

    • B. 

      Looking around for potential witnesses

    • C. 

      Closing the distance between himself and the officer

    • D. 

      Looking around for people that may come to the officers aid

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    In regards to you weapon it is
    • A. 

      Imperative that you keep your gun side away from the suspect at all times

    • B. 

      A good idea to keep your gun side away if possible

    • C. 

      Impossible to keep your gun side away at all times

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B and c only

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