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08/27/2009

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What is authority?
Definition
Defined in 14 USC 89(a) - The governments legal power to act. (SEASII) Search, Examine (Documents, License, Manifest), Arrest, Seize, Inspect (PFD, Fire Ext., Equip.), Inquire (Pre-boarding questions)
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What is jurisdiction?
Definition
The governments power to excercise it's authority over persons, vessels, or territory.
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What are the three elements of jurisdiction?
Definition
Substantive Law, Vessel status/flag, Location.
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What is substantive law?
Definition
A law that prohibits certain action, or requires affirmitive conduct.
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What is the Coast Guard's use of force policy?
Definition
Only that force reasonably necessary under the circumstances may be used. NEVER USE EXCESSIVE FORCE!
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What are the two types of force?
Definition
Non-deadly and deadly.
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What are the levels of force on the use of force continuum?
Definition
1. Officer Presence
2. Verbal Commands
3. Control techniques
4. Aggressive Response Techniques
5. Intermediate Weapons
6. Deadly Force
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What are the four types of subjects?
Definition
1. Passive Compliant
2. Passive Resistor
3. Active Resistor
4. Active Agressor
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What is Officer Presence?
Definition
An officer's appearance, demeanor, verbal, and non-verbal communication that creates an atmosphere of compliance.
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What are Verbal Commands?
Definition
Task direction with consequences aimed at the subject.
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What are Control Techniques?
Definition
Techniques or actions with a low probability of causing connective tissue damage, laccerations of the skin, or broken bones.
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What are Aggressive Response Techniques?
Definition
Techniques or action with a probability of causing connective tissue damage, laccerations of the skin, or broken bones; or that will produce irritation of the skin, eyes, and/or mucous membranes.
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What are Intermediate Weapons?
Definition
Techniques or actions with a high probability of causing connective tissue damage, laccerations of the skin, or broken bones.
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What is Deadly Force?
Definition
Any force that is likely to cause death or serious injury.
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What is a Passive Compliant?
Definition
A subject who follows the officers request or verbal direction.
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What is a Passive Resistor?
Definition
A subject who does not follow the officers requests or verbal directions, but does not offer physical resistance to the officers attempt to gain control.
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What is an Active Resistor?
Definition
A subject who does not follow the officers requests or verbal direction, offers physical resistance that prevents or may prevent the officer from gaining control, but does not attempt to harm the officer.
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What is an Active Aggresor?
Definition
A person who attempts to harm or attack the officer.
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What are the three elements of the deadly force triangle?
Definition
1. Weapon
2. Opportunity
3. Action
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What is the Reactionary Gap?
Definition
Maintain 4' to 6' from the subject.
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What is the Attack Triangle?
Definition
1. Weapons
2. Delivery System
3. Subject Action
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What is the Guide for dealing with emotional subjects?
Definition
(LEAPS) Listen, Empathize, Ask Questions, Paraphrase, Summarize
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What is the guide used to help decide when to move up the use of force continuum?
Definition
(SAFER) Safey/Security, Attack, Flight, Exessive Repetition, Revised Priorities
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What is the Fatal Funnel?
Definition
An area extending in a funnel shaped pattern from any opening in a bulkhead, overhead, or deck.
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What is Cover and Concealment?
Definition
An area an officer can hide behind. Cover may stop or divert a bullet. Concealment will not stop a bullet.
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When is it appropriate to draw your weapon?
Definition
1. If deadly force is authorized.
2. There is a reasonable possibility that the use of deadly force may be required.
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What is contact and cover?
Definition
Contact is the person who has visual, verbal, or physical contact. Cover is the person who maintains overall cover of the situation or subject.
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What is Reasonable suspicion?
Definition
The belief by a reasonable and prudent person based on articulable facts that something has happened.
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What is Probable Cause?
Definition
The level of suspicion, which would cause a reasonable and prudent person, given the overall circumstances, to believe a crime has been committed.
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What is a Frisk Search?
Definition
The crushing and passing of hands over the outer clothing of a person in search of weapons, when an officer suspects an individual may have a weapon that poses a threat to the boarding team or others. Looking for weaons.
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What is a Search Incident to Arrest?
Definition
A detailed "Crush and Feel" search of an arrested individual and a thorough search of the outer clothing and also the grab area. Looking for Weapons, Evidence, or a means of escape.
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What is a BISI?
Definition
Basic Initial Safety Inspection - a quick and limited protective inspection of a vessel.
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What is an EISI?
Definition
Extended Initial Safety Inspection - conducted only to identify or locate known weapons, unaccoutned for persons, or known safety hazards that may endager the boarding party.