Week 2- Preparing For Deadly Force And Other Serious Events

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  • 1. 

    Officer Survival is dependent on 5 areas: Mental preparedness, Physical, equipment, Tactics, and ___________________

    • A.

      Defensive tactics

    • B.

      Driving skills

    • C.

      Shooting skills

    Correct Answer
    C. Shooting skills
    Explanation
    Officer Survival is dependent on 5 areas: Mental preparedness, Physical, equipment, Tactics, and Shooting skills. Shooting skills are crucial for an officer's survival as they are trained to use firearms effectively and accurately in high-stress situations. This includes proper handling, aiming, and shooting techniques, as well as understanding when and how to use lethal force. Proficiency in shooting skills ensures that officers can protect themselves and others while minimizing the risk of collateral damage or injury.

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  • 2. 

    Three terms a police officer should avoid: _________, Average, and Typical.

    • A.

      Routine

    • B.

      Quit

    • C.

      Kill

    • D.

      Shut up

    Correct Answer
    A. Routine
    Explanation
    A police officer should avoid the term "routine" because it implies that their job is predictable and lacks potential danger. Policing is a dynamic profession where situations can quickly escalate, and officers must always remain vigilant and prepared for the unexpected. Using the term "routine" can lead to complacency and a lack of awareness, which can be detrimental to their safety and the safety of others.

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  • 3. 

    Check the Deadly Errors

    • A.

      Attitude

    • B.

      Tombstone Courage

    • C.

      Not enough rest

    • D.

      Taking a bad position

    • E.

      Missing danger signs

    • F.

      Failure to watch suspects hands

    • G.

      Relaxing too soon

    • H.

      Improper use or no use of handcuffs

    • I.

      No search or poor search

    • J.

      Dirty or inoperable weapon

    • K.

      Failure to wear vest or seat belt

    • L.

      Failure to maintain physical and emotional fitness

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Attitude
    B. Tombstone Courage
    C. Not enough rest
    D. Taking a bad position
    E. Missing danger signs
    F. Failure to watch suspects hands
    G. Relaxing too soon
    H. Improper use or no use of handcuffs
    I. No search or poor search
    J. Dirty or inoperable weapon
    K. Failure to wear vest or seat belt
    L. Failure to maintain physical and emotional fitness
    Explanation
    The answer provided is a list of deadly errors that can occur in a law enforcement situation. These errors include attitude, tombstone courage, not getting enough rest, taking a bad position, missing danger signs, failure to watch suspects' hands, relaxing too soon, improper use or no use of handcuffs, no search or poor search, having a dirty or inoperable weapon, failure to wear a vest or seat belt, and failure to maintain physical and emotional fitness. These errors can have serious consequences and jeopardize the safety of law enforcement officers and those around them.

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  • 4. 

    Methods we use to evaluate alertness are: Partner Planning, Familiar with equipment, ___________, and Mental attitude

    • A.

      Evaluate scene

    • B.

      Evaluate report

    • C.

      Evaluate Tactics

    Correct Answer
    C. Evaluate Tactics
    Explanation
    The missing method to evaluate alertness in the given list is "Evaluate Tactics." When assessing alertness, it is important to consider the strategies and tactics used in a given situation. Evaluating tactics involves analyzing the effectiveness and appropriateness of the actions taken to address the alertness requirements. This method helps to ensure that the right approach is being used to maintain alertness and respond effectively to any potential risks or challenges.

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  • 5. 

    Check the principles of Personal Defense are:

    • A.

      Alertness

    • B.

      Decisiveness

    • C.

      Aggressiveness

    • D.

      Speed

    • E.

      Coolness

    • F.

      Ruthlessness

    • G.

      Surprise

    • H.

      Attitude

    • I.

      Decision making

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Alertness
    B. Decisiveness
    C. Aggressiveness
    D. Speed
    E. Coolness
    F. Ruthlessness
    G. Surprise
    Explanation
    The principles of Personal Defense are a set of qualities or actions that contribute to effective self-defense. Alertness is important because it allows one to be aware of their surroundings and potential threats. Decisiveness is necessary to quickly make decisions and take action in dangerous situations. Aggressiveness refers to the willingness to take initiative and confront threats. Speed is crucial for reacting quickly and escaping dangerous situations. Coolness refers to remaining calm and composed under pressure. Ruthlessness implies being relentless and not hesitating to use force if necessary. Surprise involves catching attackers off guard. Attitude refers to having a determined and confident mindset. Decision making is the ability to make quick and effective choices in self-defense scenarios.

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  • 6. 

    During a shooting situation, a competent officer will respond aggressively.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In a shooting situation, a competent officer is trained to respond aggressively. This means that they will take quick and decisive action to neutralize the threat and protect themselves and others. Aggressive response may involve using force, such as shooting back at the shooter, to eliminate the danger. This approach is necessary to ensure the safety of everyone involved and to prevent further harm. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 7. 

    Before relaxing, an officer must identify the threat.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    An officer does not need to identify the threat before relaxing. The statement implies that relaxation can occur regardless of whether or not a threat has been identified.

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  • 8. 

    If wounded, an officer should call EMS. Pain is not an index of the seriousness of the wound.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that an officer should call EMS if wounded, implying that pain is not a reliable indicator of the seriousness of a wound. However, this is not entirely accurate. While pain alone may not always accurately reflect the severity of a wound, it is still an important symptom to consider. Pain can provide valuable information about the extent of injury, potential complications, and the need for immediate medical attention. Therefore, it is essential for an officer to assess both the presence of pain and other factors when determining the seriousness of a wound.

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  • 9. 

    Continue to fight for your life.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    This statement encourages the reader to keep fighting for their life, implying that they should not give up or lose hope. The word "continue" suggests that they have already been fighting, and the phrase "for your life" implies that their life is at stake. Therefore, the statement is true as it promotes resilience and determination in the face of challenges.

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  • 10. 

    After shooting incident, a competent officer will secure the scene and remain calm. Avoid spontaneous statements and speak only to supervisors and investigators.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    After a shooting incident, it is crucial for a competent officer to secure the scene and remain calm. This is important to ensure the safety of everyone involved and to preserve the integrity of the crime scene. By avoiding spontaneous statements and only speaking to supervisors and investigators, the officer can prevent any potential misinformation or interference with the investigation. This approach allows for a thorough and accurate examination of the scene and helps in gathering reliable evidence. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 11. 

    On the scene where an officer is wounded, the senior officer on the scene is in charge when no supervisors is present.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In this scenario, the correct answer is true. When an officer is wounded, the senior officer present at the scene takes charge in the absence of any supervisors. This is a common practice in emergency situations where immediate action and decision-making are required. The senior officer is responsible for coordinating the response, ensuring the safety of the injured officer, and managing the overall situation until higher-ranking officials or supervisors arrive.

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  • 12. 

    If you arrive on the scene where an officer is wounded you should immediately summons help, check and treat wounds the best you can, and constantly ask the wounded officer questions. Above all, don't panic. The wounded officer will key in on your body language and emotions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer being False is that while it is important to summon help and check and treat wounds, constantly asking the wounded officer questions is not necessary or recommended. The focus should be on providing immediate medical assistance and ensuring the officer's safety rather than bombarding them with questions. Additionally, it is crucial to remain calm and composed in order to reassure the wounded officer and maintain a clear state of mind to handle the situation effectively.

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