Pursuit Policy 104

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  • 1. 
    Austintown police officers shall engage in motor vehicle pursuits ____ when the necessity for the immediate apprehension of the suspected offender or violator _________ the level of danger created by the pursuit itself.
  • 2. 
    What is an incident in which sufficient elements are present to support a charge of willfully fleeing and eluding a police officer as provided in ORC 2921.331,  
  • 3. 
    What is based on a set of articulable facts and circumstances that would warrant a police officer of average caution in believing that an offense has been committed, is being committed, or is about to be committed by a specific person.    
  • 4. 
    The primary duty of the police department is the protection of ___ and _______.    
  • 5. 
    By law, police officers who are engaged in motor vehicle pursuits must at all times operate their vehicles with ___ ______ for the safety of all persons and property on the _______.
  • 6. 
    By law, officers are exempted from obedience to speed limits, traffic control devices, and other regulations, and gain the right of way from other vehicles and pedestrians, only when they are operating both ________ ______ and _____.
  • 7. 
    Officers must immediately and continuously re-evaluate whether, in the ______ of the circumstances, the necessity for immediate apprehension _________ the hazards of further pursuit.
  • 8. 
    Officers are authorized to initiate pursuit whenever there is reasonable belief that any occupant of the fleeing motor vehicle has committed any violation or offense under the criminal or traffic laws of this state.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Generally, no more than two police vehicles should be actively involved in any pursuit, one to be designated as the ______ ____ and the other as the secondary unit.
  • 10. 
    The active involvement of any additional officers in the pursuit is prohibited except at the direction of the Chief Dispatcher.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Officers in unmarked cars that are not equipped with emergency lights and siren are permitted to  initiate or engage in motor vehicle pursuits
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Officers in unmarked cars that are equipped with emergency lights and siren may initiate a motor vehicle pursuit only when immediate action is necessary and no marked car is close enough to initiate or engage in pursuit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Chech which are the responsibility of the Field Supervisor.
    • A. 

      Determining whether the pursuit is justified

    • B. 

      Directing and controlling the situation, taking into consideration all existing conditions

    • C. 

      Assigning, directing, and coordinatingthe actions of officers and dispatchers

  • 14. 
    Which is not a responsibility of the Field Supervisor.
    • A. 

      Determining whether the use of authorized forcible intervention tactics are justified

    • B. 

      Ensuring that proper investigative procedures are followed

    • C. 

      Initiate emergency traffic only on the primary dispatch channel.

  • 15. 
    If a field supervisor initiates the pursuit and another supervisor is on duty, the other supervisor shall ______ overall command of the pursuit operation.
  • 16. 
    All supervisors shall strictly monitor compliance with this written directive and take immediate __________ action whenever violations are observed.
  • 17. 
    The _______ ____ and the field supervisor share the responsibility for making this determination and ordering the pursuit to be terminated.
  • 18. 
    A pursuit shall be _________ when, in the totality of the circumstances, the hazards of further pursuit outweigh the necessity for immediate apprehension
  • 19. 
    The use of forcible intervention tactics, such as boxing-in, ramming, or roadblocks, in order to stop a fleeing vehicle are prohibited except as a last resort.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Complete obstruction of the roadway is permitted only when ______ ______ would otherwise be justified and ample warning is provided.
  • 21. 
    The Chief will select two _________, not on the turn involved in the pursuit, to review all the information to determine compliance with policy.