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The Ultimate TCLEOSE Quiz - Quiz

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education is an act introduced in 1965 that serves as the regulatory agency for all peace officers in Texas, including all kinds of law enforcement officer. How much do you know?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    TCLEOSE is an acronym for: (1.1.1)

    • A.

      Texas Convention of Law Enforcement Officers and Security Experts

    • B.

      Texas Commission on Legal Experts and Officer Security Educators

    • C.

      Texas County Law Enforcement Officers Security Exchange

    • D.

      Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education

    Correct Answer
    D. Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. TCLEOSE is an acronym that stands for Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. This organization is responsible for setting standards and providing education for law enforcement officers in the state of Texas. They ensure that officers are properly trained and meet the necessary qualifications to serve in their roles.

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  • 2. 

    The statutory authority for the Commission to establish rules that law enforcement agencies and corrections officers must follow is: (1.2.2)

    • A.

      Education Code

    • B.

      Penal Code

    • C.

      Occupations Code

    • D.

      Life Safety Codes

    Correct Answer
    C. Occupations Code
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Occupations Code. The Occupations Code grants the Commission the statutory authority to establish rules that law enforcement agencies and corrections officers must follow. This code outlines the regulations and requirements for various occupations, including law enforcement and corrections officers. It provides guidelines and standards to ensure the proper conduct and performance of these professionals in their respective roles.

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  • 3. 

    Basic county corrections licensees must notify TCLEOSE if they: (1.2.1)

    • A.

      Are arrested on Class C misdemeanor charges

    • B.

      Receive a dishonorable discharge

    • C.

      Have name and address changes

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." Basic county corrections licensees are required to notify TCLEOSE if they are arrested on Class C misdemeanor charges, receive a dishonorable discharge, or have name and address changes. This means that any of these events happening to a basic county corrections licensee would necessitate notification to TCLEOSE.

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  • 4. 

    When an inmate challenges an officer, the inmate should be removed from the unit until: (1.3.2)

    • A.

      The inmate apologizes for their behavior

    • B.

      The challenged Officer agrees to have he inmate returned

    • C.

      A democratic vote among inmates determines that the inmate is welcome to return

    • D.

      The challenged officer requests that a different inmate be removed

    Correct Answer
    B. The challenged Officer agrees to have he inmate returned
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the challenged officer agrees to have the inmate returned. This means that the officer is willing to resolve the issue with the inmate and allow them back into the unit. It suggests that the officer is open to communication and finding a resolution rather than escalating the situation further.

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  • 5. 

    TCLEOSE sets minimum standards for all of the following groups EXCEPT: (1.1.1)

    • A.

      Peace Officers, Reserve peace officers, and county corrections officers

    • B.

      Law Enforcement instructors

    • C.

      Emergency medical technicians

    • D.

      Emergency communications personnel

    Correct Answer
    C. Emergency medical technicians
    Explanation
    TCLEOSE sets minimum standards for peace officers, reserve peace officers, and county corrections officers, as well as law enforcement instructors and emergency communications personnel. However, emergency medical technicians are not included in the groups for which TCLEOSE sets minimum standards.

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  • 6. 

     ________ rules are created to establish minimum standards relating to training and licensing, as well as to require the submission of reports and other information needed by the agency. (1.2.1)

    • A.

      TCJS

    • B.

      TCLEOSE

    • C.

      MTIS

    • D.

      MISL

    Correct Answer
    B. TCLEOSE
    Explanation
    TCLEOSE rules are created to establish minimum standards relating to training and licensing, as well as to require the submission of reports and other information needed by the agency.

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  • 7. 

    Applicants for a basic county corrections license have ___ chances to pass the qualifying exam before being required to repeat training and obtain another endorsement. (1.2.1)

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      There is no limit to the number of times an applicant may take the exam

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Applicants for a basic county corrections license have three chances to pass the qualifying exam before being required to repeat training and obtain another endorsement. This means that if an applicant fails the exam on their first two attempts, they still have one more opportunity to pass before having to go through the training process again.

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  • 8. 

    List the three primary Jail Concepts in Texas. (1.3.1)

    • A.

      Intermittent, podular remote, podular direct

    • B.

      Intermittent, indirect remote, direct podular

    • C.

      Intermittent, remote, direct supervision

    • D.

      Minimum, medium, maximum

    Correct Answer
    C. Intermittent, remote, direct supervision
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "intermittent, remote, direct supervision." In the context of jail concepts in Texas, intermittent supervision refers to periodic checks on inmates, remote supervision refers to monitoring inmates from a central control room, and direct supervision refers to constant supervision of inmates by correctional officers. These three concepts are the primary methods of managing inmates in Texas jails.

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  • 9. 

    If a licensee has not been commissioned for more than two years, and has not met continuing education requirements during that time, his or her license is considered to be inactive. This means: (1.2.2)

    • A.

      The Licensee must complete new training

    • B.

      The Licensee must meet current standards and pass the current licensing exam

    • C.

      The Licensee must formally request reactivation from TCLEOSE

    • D.

      The Licensee must get a new endorsement for training, complete new training, and pass the current licensing exam

    Correct Answer
    B. The Licensee must meet current standards and pass the current licensing exam
    Explanation
    If a licensee has not been commissioned for more than two years and has not met continuing education requirements during that time, their license is considered to be inactive. This means that in order to reactivate their license, the licensee must meet current standards and pass the current licensing exam. They do not need to complete new training or get a new endorsement for training, only meet the current standards and pass the exam.

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  • 10. 

    Staff to inmate ratio in a correctional setting is: (1.3.2)

    • A.

      1 to 68

    • B.

      1 to 50

    • C.

      2 to 48

    • D.

      1 to 48

    Correct Answer
    D. 1 to 48
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1 to 48. This ratio indicates that there is one staff member for every 48 inmates in a correctional setting. This ratio is important as it determines the level of supervision and control that can be maintained in the facility. A lower ratio means that there are more staff members available to monitor and manage the inmates, which can contribute to a safer and more secure environment.

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