Azdps Critical Incident Manual (Rev. 10/2018)

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Incident Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Critical incidents must be reported __________ by the involved employee or by any department employee having knowledge of the incident.
    • A. 

      Immediately

    • B. 

      As soon as practical

    • C. 

      Prior to end of shift

    • D. 

      As soon as possible

  • 2. 
    Notification of a critical incident shall be made to __________ which will inform _________.
    • A. 

      OpCom, Duty Office

    • B. 

      Supervisor, Duty Office

    • C. 

      OpCom, Supervisor

    • D. 

      Duty Office, Supervisor

  • 3. 
    ____________ is responsible for making the appropriate notifications about critical incidents.
    • A. 

      OpCom and the Duty office

    • B. 

      The supervisor

    • C. 

      PIO officer

    • D. 

      SIU

  • 4. 
    The ________________ shall determine, after examination of circumstances involved, whether or not a situation should be investigated as a critical incident.
    • A. 

      Major Crimes district commander

    • B. 

      On-scene supervisor

    • C. 

      Director

    • D. 

      Area District Commander

  • 5. 
    An on-duty incident not meeting the definition of a critical incident may be investigated as a critical incident when requested by the affected employee’s _______________.
    • A. 

      Division assistant director

    • B. 

      On-scene supervisor

    • C. 

      District Commander

    • D. 

      Association representative

  • 6. 
    The involved employee may be instructed by the critical incident investigation supervisor to prepare and submit a written narrative of the incident except in cases involving
    • A. 

      Death or serious physical injury

    • B. 

      Shootings

    • C. 

      Collisions

    • D. 

      When multiple employees are involved

  • 7. 
    The involved employee should refrain from making any statements or granting any interviews until
    • A. 

      The investigators from all concerned agencies have arrived

    • B. 

      A determination of criminal charges has been made

    • C. 

      A determination of civil liability has been made

    • D. 

      The PIO has had a chance to brief the media

  • 8. 
    An employee involved in a criminal investigation may decline to make any statements or grant any interviews in the criminal investigation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In a Department administrative investigation, the employee’s refusal may result in disciplinary action.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    An Incident Command System Log shall be initiated by _______________.
    • A. 

      On-scene DPS officers

    • B. 

      On-scene Supervisor

    • C. 

      Critical incident lead investigator

    • D. 

      VCU investigator

  • 11. 
    An Incident Command System Log shall be turned over to _______________.
    • A. 

      Senior on-scene DPS officer

    • B. 

      On-scene Supervisor

    • C. 

      Critical incident lead investigator

    • D. 

      VCU investigator

  • 12. 
    The ________ shall contact the EAP supervisor, who will determine whether a CISM team/member will be contacted.
    • A. 

      Duty Office

    • B. 

      Supervisor

    • C. 

      Critical incident lead investigator

    • D. 

      OpCom Supervisor

  • 13. 
    With ________ concurrence, a supervisor may relieve an employee from duty pending completion of an investigation which meets the appropriate criteria.
    • A. 

      Assistant Director

    • B. 

      Director

    • C. 

      LEMSC

    • D. 

      Legal

  • 14. 
    Supervisors will ensure that employees receive necessary psychological counseling and will coordinate this through ___________.
    • A. 

      EAP supervisor in HR

    • B. 

      Peer services coordinator

    • C. 

      Department psychologist

    • D. 

      Risk Management

  • 15. 
    ______________ may order an employee to seek assistance or counseling and/or may order immediate relief from duty if the employee’s conduct or emotional state dictates that such administrative action is in the best interest of the public.
    • A. 

      The supervisor or commander/manager

    • B. 

      The Director

    • C. 

      The assistant director

    • D. 

      EAP supervisor

  • 16. 
    During a critical incident the on-scene commander shall accomplish all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Request medical assistance and contact/coordinate with local authorities

    • B. 

      Document activates in the ICS log, broadcast critical info, brief investigators

    • C. 

      Assign an officer to notify and assist the injured employees family

    • D. 

      Ensure proper notification to the PIO and media

    • E. 

      Secure the scene, establish a perimeter, identify witnesses and protect evidence

  • 17. 
    Critical incidents that do not involve death or serious physical injury may be investigated by bureau/district/section personnel with approval of ______________. 
    • A. 

      The Major Crimes district commander, or designee

    • B. 

      The Director

    • C. 

      PSU commander

    • D. 

      The assistant director

  • 18. 
    ________ will issue critical incident case numbers and track all critical incident investigations.
    • A. 

      SIU

    • B. 

      DRU

    • C. 

      VCU

    • D. 

      The Duty Office

  • 19. 
    If a criminal investigation is also required, a _________ number must also be obtained if DPS conducts the investigation.
    • A. 

      Department Report (DR)

    • B. 

      PSU report

    • C. 

      Grievance report

    • D. 

      All are correct

  • 20. 
    When a traffic collision occurs and meets the criteria for a critical incident, ______ will conduct a traffic collision investigation using a ________ number.
    • A. 

      VCU, collision DR

    • B. 

      VCU, offense DR

    • C. 

      SIU, offense DR

    • D. 

      SIU collision DR

  • 21. 
    A traffic collision meeting the definition of a critical incident may require up to ___ separate investigations; __________.
    • A. 

      3, traffic collision investigation, a criminal investigation, and an administrative investigation

    • B. 

      2, traffic collision investigation and an administrative investigation

    • C. 

      4, traffic collision investigation, a criminal investigation, and an administrative investigation, discipline investigation

    • D. 

      Only 1 investigation will occur for a single incident

  • 22. 
    ___________ shall determine whether an incident will require an administrative or criminal investigation, or both.
    • A. 

      Major Crimes district commander

    • B. 

      Assistant Director

    • C. 

      Supervisor

    • D. 

      SIU commander

  • 23. 
    In the event both investigations (criminal & administrative) are conducted by the Department, a team designated by ___________ will conduct the criminal investigation, and ______________ will conduct the administrative investigation.
    • A. 

      The Major Crimes district commander, Professional Standards

    • B. 

      The assistant Director, Major Crimes

    • C. 

      The assistant Director, Professional Standards

    • D. 

      The Major Crimes district commander, Major Crimes

  • 24. 
    When the Department is responsible for the criminal investigation, it will be conducted by SIU or a designated team. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The criminal investigation takes priority over the administrative investigation in all cases where a conflict exists. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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