Police Academy 1.1,1.2, 1.7

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Quiz over police academy SPOs, this was initially created as an aid to myself but if it helps you out then I am glad I could help, pay attention because the answers are just as they appear in the regulation.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the reasons for training?
    • A. 

      Create professional officers

    • B. 

      To give the necessary skills for a lawful and intelligent response in a stressful situation

    • C. 

      It is required by law therefore we train

    • D. 

      To keep an officers mind sharp

  • 2. 
    State 3 traditional criteria of profession
    • A. 

      Specific body of knowledge

    • B. 

      Certified and accredited training

    • C. 

      Code of ethics

    • D. 

      Commitment to clientele

  • 3. 
    State 3 prerequisites of the community policing philosophy
    • A. 

      Allows police and citizens to work together to defeat crime

    • B. 

      Police officers must be a resident of that same community

    • C. 

      Encourage the aid of technology, yet praise teamwork

    • D. 

      Everyone must be involved to get maximum results

  • 4. 
    Define discretion
    • A. 

      When the officers perceives a clash between competing perceptions, values and standards when deciding what behavior is appropriate

    • B. 

      A state of physical and psychological arousal or wear and tear on the body

    • C. 

      The use of individual judgment by officers in making decisions as to which of several behavioral responses is appropriate in specific situations

    • D. 

      Behaviors performed in the course of pursuing one's job or vocation

  • 5. 
    Define Role
    • A. 

      When the officers perceives a clash between competing perceptions, values and standards when deciding what behavior is appropriate

    • B. 

      The use of individual judgment by officers in making decisions as to which of several behavioral responses is appropriate in specific situations

    • C. 

      Behaviors performed in the course of pursuing one's job or vocation

    • D. 

      Expected social behavior typically performed by an individual in a particular situation of occupation

  • 6. 
    When does a role conflict occur?
    • A. 

      Behaviors performed in the course of pursuing one's job or vocation

    • B. 

      Expected social behavior typically performed by an individual in a particular situation of occupation

    • C. 

      When the officers perceives a clash between competing perceptions, values and standards when deciding what behavior is appropriate

    • D. 

      The use of individual judgment by officers in making decisions as to which of several behavioral responses is appropriate in specific situations

  • 7. 
    Define occupational role
    • A. 

      Expected social behavior typically performed by an individual in a particular situation of occupation

    • B. 

      Behaviors performed in the course of pursuing one's job or vocation

    • C. 

      The use of individual judgment by officers in making decisions as to which of several behavioral responses is appropriate in specific situations

    • D. 

      The use of individual judgment by officers in making decisions as to which of several behavioral responses is appropriate in specific situations

  • 8. 
    State 2 intervention techniques to be utilized after a critical incident
    • A. 

      Physical exercise

    • B. 

      Replay the incident over and over in your head until it becomes desensitized

    • C. 

      Go straight back to work and keep your mind busy

    • D. 

      Talk to friends and family

  • 9. 
    What are the 4 categories of stress?
    • A. 

      Cognitive, physical

    • B. 

      Emotional, Behavioral

    • C. 

      Severe, Behavioral

    • D. 

      Physical, Mental

  • 10. 
    Define Stress
    • A. 

      The imbalance of hormones due to critical instances

    • B. 

      A state of physical and mental arousal

    • C. 

      A state of physical and psychological arousal

    • D. 

      Wear and tear on the body

  • 11. 
    Define a critical incident
    • A. 

      When the officers perceives a clash between competing perceptions, values and standards when deciding what behavior is appropriate

    • B. 

      Expected social behavior typically performed by an individual in a particular situation of occupation

    • C. 

      A compilation of events which causes unusually strong physical reactions and which has the potential to interfere with the ability to function at the scene or later

    • D. 

      A specific event which causes unusually strong emotional reactions and which has the potential to interfere with the ability to function at the scene or later

  • 12. 
    State 2 requirements of a well written report
    • A. 

      Concise

    • B. 

      Complete

    • C. 

      Summarized

    • D. 

      Time essential

  • 13. 
    State 4 essential characteristics of a report
    • A. 

      Who

    • B. 

      What

    • C. 

      When

    • D. 

      Where

    • E. 

      All of the above