Select the best answer for each question. There is one and only one correct answer for each question.
Each question of this sample test is based on one of the documents in the Official Bibliography for the Lieutenant's examination. Answer each question based on the document from which it was taken. Following each question, in bold face, is the document name, page and section from which the question was taken.
The test preparation workshop for the Lieutenant's Examination will consist of four original practice tests. Each practice test will consist of 80-120 questions. Two of the tests will be administered in class under realistic test conditions and two tests will be given via the Internet.
There is a link to the correct answers after the last question.
1. The Watch Commander shall write the UCR CC code on the Incident Report (IR). The primary UCR CC code is based on:
A. the arresting officer(s)'
OCOP Notice 2.2.7, 2014; p. 2, Watch Commander's Responsibilities (Note)
2. Any deviations from Department tactical training shall be articulated and must:
A. have supervisory/command
UOF Directive 10.2, 2015; p. 5, (Reminder)
3. Warning shots shall only be used in exceptional circumstances, where:
A. no citizens are
anywhere in the vicinity of the incident.
UOF Directive 1, 2009; p. 3 (Warning Shots)
4. Department personnel may not use race, color, ethnicity, or national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or disability (to any extent or degree) in conducting stops or detentions, except when engaging in the investigation:
A. of appropriate
suspect-specific activity to identify a particular person or group.
Special Order 15, 2009; p. 1, para. 3
5. Which of the following statements about Response Protocols for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) is not correct?
A. The belief that
an individual may be infected with EVD does not by itself justify detention
QTP, Qtr. 1, 2015; pp. 10-11, (III)(C)(G)(1)(2)
6. Watch Commanders are required to notify RACR within ______ minutes of a Categorical Use of Force.
Special Order 5, 2012; p. 1, (I)
7. An individual that has been observed engaging in suspicious activity, when no definitive criminal activity is identified, is the definition of:
A. a suspect.
Special Order 17, 2012; p. 2, bottom
8. All of the following are Watch Commander responsibilities regarding the In Car Video Program except:
A. analyze recurring
repair problems and service delays and make recommendations for reducing
down time to the concerned Commanding Officer.
Operations Order 2, 1997; p. 2, Addendum 4, Watch Commander Responsibilities, Bullets 2, 6, 8
9. Police activities, not in conjunction with an Unusual Occurrence, involving arrests, processing and detention of felony suspects, intoxicated drivers, and the arrest of other law violators in the interest of public safety is the definition of:
A. Police work of
Media Relations Handbook; p. 26, para. 6
10. In the Incident Command System, the Operations Section Chief will hold a Tactics Meeting with his/her staff along with the Planning Section Chief and staff and the Logistics Section Chief. The purpose of the Tactics Meeting is to:
A. efficiently allocate
FOG; p. 69; top
11. Assign personnel to monitor radio frequencies, news media, internet, etc.; assign personnel as scouts to respond to the incident; listen to the information provided no matter the source; and remain at the Incident Command Post are best practices to use to:
A. gain situational
awareness during a significant incident.
COG; p. 27, Section 3
12. Not all crowd management incidents involve civil disobedience resulting in illegal acts and the abridgement of the rights of others. The primary objectives must be addressed to accomplish the mission. They must be accomplished in priority order: Establish contact with/crowd; obtain voluntary compliance with police directives; and:
A. provide for effective
EOG 5; p. 4, paras. 3, 4
13. In a Crowd Control Situation, a Lieutenant will generally be assigned as:
A. the Incident Commander.
EOG 5; p. 11, para. 3
14. In situations where mutual protective orders have been issued, liability for arrest applies to:
A. both parties.
Penal Code; Sect. 836 (C)(3)
15. Risk Management Information System (RMIS) utilizes a number of separate performance related databases that capture employee activity and transmit these selected data to RMIS. The combined data in RMIS is statistically analyzed using:
A. peer groups and
LAPD Manual; 1/668.01, para. 2
16. In situations involving a barricaded suspect which develop from radio calls or spontaneous activities, which of the following is in command?
A. The senior uniformed
officer at the scene.
LAPD Manual; 1/568.20
17. Which of the following shall determine if a vehicle pursuit is out of policy?
A. Area/division C/O.
LAPD Manual; 3/201.30
18. Watch commanders are responsible for ensuring that all employees on their watch adhere to the provisions of the "STOP" Application Manual; shall use the supervisor's reports in the "STOP" Application to monitor the most common mistakes and the time taken to the correct them; and:
A. issue FDR books
to all officers.
LAPD Manual; 4/202.02, Watch Commander Responsibilities
19. Immediate Action/Rapid Deployment is the swift and immediate deployment of law enforcement resources to on-going, life-threatening situations where delay could otherwise result in death or great bodily injury to innocent persons. Immediate Action/Rapid Deployment will generally require the immediate configuration of responding resources into two teams: Contact and:
LAPD Manual; 4/214.20, para. 1
20. The two main components of a successful gang enhancement allegation are the quality of the gang expert and his/her testimony and:
A. predicate crimes
committed by persons who are current or former members of the gang, exhibiting
a pattern of criminal activity.
LAPD Manual; 4/721.15, para. 1
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