Quarterly Corrections Refresher Quiz

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This quiz is meant to refresh your knowledge of the corrections profession in general.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A minimum of how many officers is needed to escort a group of inmates after secure count?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    What are the different types of searches?
    • A. 

      Pat

    • B. 

      Strip

    • C. 

      Body Cavity

    • D. 

      Area

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Body cavity searches are performed by which section, and on whom?
    • A. 

      OIC on inmates

    • B. 

      Staff on Staff

    • C. 

      Staff on OIC

    • D. 

      By medical staff on inmates

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of counseling an inmate?
    • A. 

      To make them pay for violating institutional rules and regulations.

    • B. 

      To give the inmate a C.C. (Corrective Consultation)

    • C. 

      To eliminate future violations.

    • D. 

      So they can't use the phone.

  • 5. 
    How often must the housing supervisor tour confinement?
    • A. 

      Twice a day.

    • B. 

      Three times per shift.

    • C. 

      Doesn't have to.

    • D. 

      Once per shift.

  • 6. 
    Why is an inmate placed on management meals and for how long?
    • A. 

      An inmate may be placed on Management meal if he/she chooses for as long as they want.

    • B. 

      Management meals are outdated and no longer used in confinement.

    • C. 

      Only the Shift Supervisor can place an inmate on Management meal for disciplinary reasons and for 3 days.

    • D. 

      An inmate can be placed on management meal for throwing, or otherwise misusing food items so as to create an unsafe or unsanitary environment. 7 days.

  • 7. 
    Who determines, and approves, an inmate being placed on management meals?
    • A. 

      Shift Supervisor only.

    • B. 

      Shift Supervisor and Chief of Security.

    • C. 

      Medical and the Shift Supervisor.

    • D. 

      Medical and the Warden.

  • 8. 
    What are the approved chemical agents for use in the DOC?
    • A. 

      CM, OC, CN

    • B. 

      OC, CS, CN

    • C. 

      Tear Gas

    • D. 

      Mace

  • 9. 
    How soon, after the initial use, can chemical agents be reapplied?
    • A. 

      30 seconds

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      5 minutes

    • D. 

      15 minutes

  • 10. 
    When can a firearm be discharged?
    • A. 

      Unauthorized entrance/exit of a vehicle by an inmate, escape, defend self or others from immanent threat of harm, quell a riot.

    • B. 

      You see an unarmed inmate attempting to climb the inner fence.

    • C. 

      You observe an unauthorized vehicle driving very slowly along the perimeter road.

    • D. 

      Someone from a nearby wooded area fires a round nearly hitting you.

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 11. 
    What happens when an inmate learns of a death in his/her family?
    • A. 

      He/she is referred to the Shift Supervisor.

    • B. 

      He/she is referred to the chaplain.

    • C. 

      You pray with the inmate.

    • D. 

      Call the control Room

  • 12. 
    What is the proper procedure to break up a fight?
    • A. 

      Use maximum force then call for assistance.

    • B. 

      Order the other inmates to separate the ones fighting.

    • C. 

      Give a verbal command to cease, call for backup, use minimum force.

    • D. 

      Lock yourself in the officer's station.

  • 13. 
    What is the most reliable source an officer has for inmate problems?
    • A. 

      Proper radio etiquette.

    • B. 

      Observation and awareness.

    • C. 

      Good interpersonal skills.

    • D. 

      Have a good rapport with the inmates.

  • 14. 
    When can you drug test an inmate?
    • A. 

      You suspect the inmates is or has used drugs.

    • B. 

      You can test an inmate randomly.

    • C. 

      You are ordered to test an inmate for drugs by your Shift Supervisor.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 15. 
    Name the different types of counts?
    • A. 

      Formal and Informal.

    • B. 

      Sundown count and Morning turnout.

    • C. 

      Midnight count, Formal count and Master Roster.

    • D. 

      Informal, Formal, Emergency, Master Roster.

  • 16. 
    What is contraband?
    • A. 

      Anything that is purchased at the canteen.

    • B. 

      Anything not authorized to be brought in or sent in, not bought in the canteen, not in its original form or used for original purpose, or given to another who didn’t buy/receive it.

    • C. 

      A magazine left in the day room.

    • D. 

      Anything that is authorized to be brought in or sent in, bought in the canteen, in its original form or used for original purpose.

  • 17. 
    When should handcuffs be placed on an inmate?
    • A. 

      When escorting an inmate during daylight hours.

    • B. 

      If an inmate needs medical care.

    • C. 

      If the inmate is pregnant and needs to be taken to medical.

    • D. 

      At the discretion of the Officer.

  • 18. 
    What are the phases of an emergency?
    • A. 

      Run for help, Evacuate the dormitory, count the inmates.

    • B. 

      Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep.

    • C. 

      Locate, Isolate, Evacuate, Resolve, Deactivate.

    • D. 

      Notify the Control Room, Notify the Shift Supervisor, Notify the Chaplain.

  • 19. 
    Name the levels of alert.
    • A. 

      Amber, Yellow and Green

    • B. 

      Green, Blue, Amber

    • C. 

      Red, Green and Blue.

    • D. 

      Amber, Yellow and Blue.

  • 20. 
    Where are class AA tools stored?
    • A. 

      In a Locked room, inside the compound.

    • B. 

      In a locked room, outside the compound.

    • C. 

      In a DOC approved service vehicle.

    • D. 

      On a Locked Trailer pulled by a golf cart stored on the compound.

  • 21. 
    What types of keys are used by the DOC?
    • A. 

      Restricted, Used and Emergency.

    • B. 

      Master, copied, and backup.

    • C. 

      Emergency, Active, and Restricted.

    • D. 

      Emergency, Master and Restricted.

  • 22. 
    How long can a restrained inmate be held in a holding cell?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      3 hours

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 23. 
    How long can an unrestrained inmate be held in a holding cell in a 24 hour period?
    • A. 

      2 hours straight, or 4 cumulative hours

    • B. 

      4 hours straight, or 6 cumulative hours.

    • C. 

      6 hours straight, or 8 cumulative hours.

    • D. 

      Indefinitely

  • 24. 
    How long can an inmate be held in a holding cell before starting a cell log?
    • A. 

      30 Minutes

    • B. 

      1 hour

    • C. 

      2 hours

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 25. 
    An inmate is flooding their cell in confinement, what kind of corporal punishment are you permitted to use to make the inmate stop?
    • A. 

      Corporal punishment can be authorized by the warden only.

    • B. 

      Corporal punishment shall be administered by the Shift Supervisor once authorized by the warden.

    • C. 

      Corporal punishment is not permitted under any circumstance.

    • D. 

      Corporal punishment Shall be administered in 30 minute increments until the inmate complies with all orders given.

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