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Police Examination Preparation Flash Cards


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What does NCIC stand for?
National Crime Information Center
What ammendment pertains to Seaches and Seizures
The forth ammendment. It sates the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, againts unresonable searches and seizures.
When are you required to read a possible suspect the Miranda Rights.
You are required to read a possible suspect their rights before questioning them in a manor in which they may further incriminate themselves.
Which of the following crimes would be least likely to be affected by an increased police presence? A. Larceny
B. Criminal Trespass
C. Murder
D. Robbery
C. Murder. Murder nine times out of ten is a spontaneous event that lacks premeditation.
What is the definition of an emergency vehicle?
As defined in the US Dept of Transportation bylaws an emergency vehicle is a vehicle that has both its Warning lights and audible siren activated during emergency response.
What are the letters in the military phonetic alphabet code?
A: Alpha
B: Bravo
C: Charlie
D: Delta
E: Echo
F: Foxtrot
G: Golf
H: Hotel
I: India
J: Juliet
K: Kilo
L: Lima
M: Mike
N: November
O: Oscar
P: Papa
Q: Quebec
R: Romeo
S: Sierra
T: Tango
U: Uniform
V: Victor
W: Whiskey
X: X-Ray
Y: Yankee
Z: Zulu
9 x 5.2 ÷ 18.76 = X

What is the Value of X?
13 is 75% of What Number?
If a screw has a pitch that requires it be turned 30 times to advance it two inches, what ratio correctly reflects the relationship?
the ratio is 30:2 but as with fractions ratios should be reduced to it's simplest form making the true answer 15:1
If a triangle has a base of 8 feet and a height of 3.5 feet what would its area be?
14 Square feet
What does AWWS stand for?
Automated Want and Warrant System
What is the Police motto
To Protect and Serve
What is Direct Evidence?
A form of testimony from a witness who actually saw, heard, or touched the subject of interrogation.
What is Opinion Evidence?
A form of testimony from a whitness describing what he or she thinks, believes, or infers in regard to facts in despute, as distinguished from his or her personal knowledge of the facts themselves.
What is Circumstantial Evidence?
A form of testimony not based on actual personal knowledge or observation of the facts in controversy, but of other facts from which deductions are drawn shoing indirectly the facts sought to be proved.
What is Real Evidence?
Objects or items furnished for view or inspectio, as distinguished from a description furnished by a witness.
What is First Degree Assault?
First degree assault invovles the use of a firearm or deadly weapon or any other means which is likely to result in the victim being severely harmed or killed. This is a CLASS A FELONY.
What is Second Degree Assault?
The intentional assault that consequently inflicts substantial bodily harm to the victim or assault of another for reason of committing a felony or with the intent to cause bodily harm, inadvertently passes a pthogen on to the victim. This is a CLASS B FELONY.
What is Third Degree Assault?
The assault of any law enforcement officer or public employee while performing their assigned duties, or any criminal negligence that resulst in bodily harm to the victim, or the willfull intent to assault another to avoid lawful apprehension or detention. This is a CLASS C FELONY
What is Fourth Degree Assault?
Any kind of assault except for those already describe. This is a Gross Misdemeanor.
You are on foot patrol and you witness a gunman gun down a black male and take of running what should you do?
Get the best description of the gunman possible. Go and help the victim radio dispatch reporting shots fired give location, description of gun man last seen direction he was heading and request an ambulance. Provide victim with life support.
What is First Degree Extortion?
Involves the direct or indirect threat to cause future bodily injury or physical damage to the property of another or to subject the person threatened to restraint or confinement. This is a CLASS B FELONY punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
What is Second Degree Extortion?
Involves the direct or indirect threat to expose a secret whether true or not, that instills contempt or hatred toward another; to withold crucial testimony or disseminate false testimony that affects another person's legal defense or clain; to perpetuate a strike or boycott to obtain property unrelated to the event itslef; or to act in a way harmful to another person's saftery, health, business, or personal relationships. This is a CLASS C FELONY punishable by up to 7 years in prison.
What is Bribery?
Bribery is defined as the offering, giving, recieveing, or soliciting of anything of value to influence action as an official or in the discharge of legal or public duty. Any person whose official conduct is connected withthe administration of government is subject to this legal provision. This is a CLASS A FELONY punishable by up to 15 years in prison.
What is the definition of Homicide?
The act of a human being taking the life of another human being either through felonious, excusable, or justifiable means.
What is First Degree Murder?
Causing the death of another; with premeditated intent or, though indefference to life, causing circumstances which create a grave risk and actually result in the death of another; or causing the death of another, whether the victim or a third party, in the commission or attempt to commit rape, robbery, arson, burglary, or kidnapping, or in flight therefrom. This is a CLASS A FELONY.
What is Second Degree Murder?
Intentionally causing the death of anohter without premeditation, or during th ecommission or attempt to commit offenses not specifically mentioned under first degree murder or flight therefrom.
What is First Degree Manslaughter?
A person recklessly causing the death of another or the intentional and unlawful killing of a fetus by causing injury to the mother. This is a CLASS B FELONY.
What is Second Degree Manslaughter?
Criminal negligence that results in the death of another. This is a CLASS C FELONY.
What is Homicide by abuse?
Causing the death of either a child under the age of 15 or a dependent adult suffering from severe developmental disabilities through a pattern of extreme indifference to life. This is a CLASS A FELONY.
Officers are told not to appear at places within their patrol jurisdiction at regular intervals. What is the best reason for this policy?
Established patterns of patrol make it easier for the criminal element to go about its business without the threat of getting caught.
What is Blackmail?
An individual is guilty if he/she (public officials excluded) utilizes a threat, be it verbal or written, to acquire property not rightfully due him/her.
The Seatbelt law applies to all persons except whom?
The seatbelt law applies to all occupants of a motor vehicle except passengers over the age of 16 riding in the rear of the vehicle and Police Officers who are operating/riding in a patrol vehicle.
What is the length of a diagnol line inside a square that measures 81 square feet.
12.73 Feet
6.71 x 0.88 = X What is the value of X
12 3/8 x 2 5/7 = X What is the value of X
33 33/56
The fraction 3/7 represents what percentage?
What is the area of a rectangle if it is 6 feet long by 4 feet wide?
24 Square Feet.
9 - 3/8 = X What does X equal?
8 5/8

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