Police Academy 2.3

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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. 
    Which amendment to the United States Constitution requires the presence of probable cause for the arrest of any person?
    • A. 

      1st Amendment

    • B. 

      2nd Amendment

    • C. 

      6th Amendment

    • D. 

      4th Amendment

    • E. 

      14th Amendment

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a requirement of a valid arrest warrant?
    • A. 

      Warrant must be issued in the name of the State or United States

    • B. 

      Warrant must state the nature of the offense

    • C. 

      Person seized must be particularly described

    • D. 

      Warrant must be shown to the person being arrested upon the initial seizure

  • 3. 
    The issuing authority must consider whether you have proof beyond a reasonable doubt that a crime has been committed prior to issuing an arrest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Information can become "Stale" when
    • A. 

      Five days passes from the issuance of the warrant

    • B. 

      An eyewitness makes statements that further implicate the suspect

    • C. 

      Information is discovered which contradicts the earlier information that gave rise to probable cause

    • D. 

      The suspect leaves town for ten months

  • 5. 
    The usual method of identifying the person to be arrested is to
    • A. 

      List the suspect's address

    • B. 

      List the suspect's date of birth

    • C. 

      List the suspect's name

    • D. 

      List any scars, marks or tattoos of the suspect

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does not give an officer the authority to execute an arrest warrant in the home of a third party?
    • A. 

      Search warrant

    • B. 

      Exigent circumstances

    • C. 

      Consent to enter

    • D. 

      The suspect has failed to appear at court before for the same offense

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the most reliable sources for an officer?
    • A. 

      Fellow officer

    • B. 

      Identified good citizen

    • C. 

      Anonymous tip

    • D. 

      Past criminal record

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of when an officer may pursue, arrest and detain outside the officer's jurisdiction?
    • A. 

      The offense was a felony

    • B. 

      The pursuit initiated within the jurisdiction where the officer is employed

    • C. 

      The offense is a misdemeanor

    • D. 

      The pursuit takes place without unreasonable delay

  • 9. 
    Pursuant to Terry VS Ohio, an officer may detain an individual based upon a reasonable articulable suspicion that criminal activity was being planned or was in the process of being executed
  • 10. 
    Which of the following accurately represents the four element necessary to constitute an arrest as set forth in SPO#2 of 2.3?
    • A. 

      An arrest warrant, signed by a neutral judge, presented with an intent to arrest and the actual or constructive seizure or detention of the person

    • B. 

      Witness statements implicating the suspect, probable cause, a warrant to arrest and informing the suspect of their rights

    • C. 

      An intent to arrest, under real or assumed legal authority, an actual or constructive seizure or detention of the person, which is understood by the person arrested

    • D. 

      An intent to arrest, informing the suspect of their rights, a warrant signed by a judge and seizing or detaining the suspect