Week 9 - Courtroom Testimony

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 36

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Court Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Testifying in court, three areas of concern are as follows:  ____________, Attitude, and Etiquette.
    • A. 

      Honesty

    • B. 

      Professional

    • C. 

      Brief

    • D. 

      Appearance

  • 2. 
    Steps to be taken when preparing to give testimony:
    • A. 

      Principles of courtroom Testimony (CHOBE)

    • B. 

      Refreshing the Memory of the Officer

    • C. 

      Your Appearance must be prompt

  • 3. 
    The Nine Rules for courtroom Survival to Increase the Officer's Effectiveness in Court:
    • A. 

      Read all relevant reports on an incident

    • B. 

      Look professional and be professional

    • C. 

      Always tell the truth

    • D. 

      Listen to the question

    • E. 

      Understand the question before you answer

    • F. 

      Pause before answering a question

    • G. 

      Avoid police jargon

    • H. 

      Act naturally, but be dynamic

    • I. 

      Don't argue with the defense attorney

  • 4. 
    Cross Examination Tactics by Defense Attorneys:
    • A. 

      Rapid-fire questions

    • B. 

      Condescending counsel

    • C. 

      Friendly counsel

    • D. 

      Badgering/belligerent counsel

    • E. 

      Offensive counsel

    • F. 

      Staring at the officer

    • G. 

      Demand for Yes or No answers

    • H. 

      Suggestive questions

    • I. 

      Repetitious questions