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    HAZMAT Placards

    +*NFPA 707 HazHat Classification*+ +Health Hazard+ p((. 4 - Deadly p((. 3 - Extreme danger p((. 2 - Hazardous p((. 1 - Slightly Hazardous p((. 0 - Normal Material +Fire Hazard / Flash Points+ p((. 4 - Below 73 F p((. 3 - Below 100 F p((. 2 - Below 200 F p((. 1 - Above 200 F p((. 0 - ...
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    K-9 EMS

    _Note: Ensure officer safety!_ *1. Purpose of K-9 EMS* p((. Relieve suffering p((. Stabilize the dog’s vital signs until professional help is obtained *2. Handling An Injured Dog* p((. Approach the dog slowly, speaking in a reassuring tone of voice p((. Move toward dog without touching it p((. Stoop and observe its eyes and facial expression p((. If dog is growling ...
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    Infectious Diseases

    +Report every exposure and seek immediate treatment!+ Disease Spread by... Risk to you... AIDS / HIV IV / sex / blood products Lowers immune function, preumonias, cancer Anthrax Cutaneous: contact with skin Infection =25% mortality, but much lower if treated Ingestion: eating contaminated meat Infection = high mortality, unless treated with antibiotics Pulmonary: inhaled spores Infection = 95% morality, but much ...
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    Arrest & Detention of Foreign Nationals

    *Steps to follow when a foreign national is arrested or detained:* 1. Determine the foreign national’s country. In the absence of other information, assume this is the country on whose passport or other travel document the foreign national travels. 2. If the foreign national’s country is not on the mandatory notification list than: p((. Offer, without delay, to notify the foreign ...
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    Basic Spanish

    The Spanish language consists of the same letters as the English alphabet and the four additional characters: CH, LL, N, and RR. *CH*: Is pronounced like the “ch” in “church” at all times; LL: Like the English consonant “Y”; N: Like the “ny” in “canyon”; *RR*: Very strongly trilled, with the front top portion of the tongue on the roof of ...
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    Seizure of Electronic Evidence

    _Note: Ensure Officer Safety_ *1. Determine The Computer’s Role* p((. Is the computer contraband or fruits of the crime? p((. Is the computer system a tool of the offense? p((. Is the computer system instrumental to the offense and a storage device for evidence? *2. Essential Information* p((. Is there probable cause to seize hardware? p((. Is there probable cause to ...
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    DNA Evidence

    _Note: Ensure Officer Safety - Be Careful With Biohazards_ *1. Avoid Contamination* p((. Wear gloves — change them often p((. Use disposable instruments or clean them thoroughly before & after handling each sample p((. Avoid touching area where you believe DNA may exist p((. Avoid talking, sneezing, & coughing over evidence p((. Avoid touching your face, nose, and mouth when collecting ...
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    Incident Management

    *+Major Incident Management & Guidelines+* Ensure responder safety with personal protective measures and shielding as necessary. *1. Establish Command* *2. Select and Set Up Command Post:* p((. Neutral ground, outside inner perimeter or cold zone, but within security perimeter p((. Assess command post security *3. Ensure Scene Security:* p((. Isolate area / deny entry *4. Assess Staging:* p((. Provide, identify, designate ...
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    Controlled Substances & Indicators

    *Schedule I*: Substances include: heroin, LSD, marijuana, and methaqualone, MDMA (ecstasy), GHB, and Nexus. *Schedule II*: Substances include: morphine, PCP, cocaine, methadone, and methamphetamine. *Schedule III*: Substances include: anabolic steroids, rohypnol, ketamine, codeine and hydrocodone with aspirin or Tylenol®, and some barbiturates. *Schedule IV*: Substances include: Darvon®, Talwin®, Equanil®, Valium® and Xanax®. *Schedule V*: Substances include: Penicillin, and over-the-counter cough medicines ...
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    Alcohol/Drug Detection Guide

    *+Driver Observations+* Chances in 100 of nighttime driver with BAC equal to or greater than 0.10% *Driver Error* *%* Turning with wide radius 65 Straddling center or lane marker 65 Appearing to be drunk 60 Almost striking object or vehicle 60 Weaving 60 Driving on other than designated road 55 Swerving 55 Slow speed (Over 10 m.p.h. below posted speed) 50 ...
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    High Risk Traffic Stop Procedure

    *1. Initial Tactics* p((. Radio vehicle plate, description, occupant info p((. Communicate high-risk stop decision to other units p((. Pre-plan location for stop p((. Initiate stop & position units (Contact / Cover) *2. Initial Instructions (Contact Officer)* p((. Assume position of cover p((. Announce: p((((. • “Turn off engine” p((((. • “Don’t move” p((((. • “Throw keys out window” p((((. • ...
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    Speed Enforcement

    _Note: Always ensure officer safety_ The officer should choose a location to initiate the traffic stop that will provide, as much as possible, a safe environment for the driver and law enforcement officer. *1. Tracking History* p((. The most essential component of speed enforcement & courtroom testimony p((. Visual observation & estimation p((. Audio confirmation p((. Device corroboration *2. Visual Observation* ...
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    Six Levels of Force

    _In order of least to most severe_ *1. Officer's Presence & Demeanor* p((. Open Stance, Ready Stance, Defensive Stance. Body language = 55% of communication. *2. Verbal Control* p((. Search talk, persuasion, light control (advice), heavy control (orders). Words & commands = 7%; Voice and inflection = 38% *3. Physical Control* p((. Escort holds, Pain/ pressure compliance, passive counter measures, active ...
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    Defensive Demeanor Profile

    All our individual behaviors are learned through the trial and error process from our life experiences. If a behavior is successful during a stress period, it’s likely it will be used again. If it fails, we adapt our behaviors to overcome the failed attempt to relieve stress. This unique cluster of stress response is what we call the “Defensive Demeanor Profile” ...
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    Active Shooter: Plan, Prepare, and Initiate

    Through the past 4 years of conducting active shooter instructor training programs as well as basic operations programs for all law enforcement, we have been privileged to work with some of the most highly motivated and best officers in the world. This is due to the fact the majority have attended the programs with an “open mind” which gives an added ...
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    Too Many Choices - Creating Frustration in Interrogation

    If given the time, we could probably come up with a number of reasons a suspect won't confess, a hostile witness won't cooperate or why the victim won't disclose. If we then reviewed our "list" objectively we might find that we have placed a large portion of the blame on our subject and were partially if not fully blind to any ...
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    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part II

    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part II
    I need to step back and explain why I’m writing this. I’m not proud to admit I let my pistol skills drop off. The last year or so I’ve been concentrating on my long guns skills. This is just one of my many excuses for not training like I should, as I’m sure many of you have. For many years Law ...
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    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol

    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol
    I had no idea it could get so hot in Maine. It has to be near 100 degrees. The sun is beating down hard on my salty back and red neck as I stare at my target. I’m rubbing my blistered finger tips together listening to the monkeys in my head My back is sore as hell and I can feel ...
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    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part IV

    *Mindset* - No matter who you train with or how you train, take it seriously. When I train, I try to make it as real in my mind as I can. The targets are not paper. They are the bad guys. Never give up the fight. Weapons break, malfunction or just don’t work sometimes. If it happens to you, think about ...
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    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part III

    Bringing the Fight Back to the Pistol: Part III
    Within a few days of my first precinct assignment, I had an enlightenment in my lack of real training. I realized very quickly I was not sufficiently trained to deal with the complex tactical situations in the South Bronx. Since that time I have always been openminded to continuing education. I felt like a school kid who forgot his books when ...
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