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Criminal Justice
09/26/2012

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Term
DAAT
Definition
Defensive and Arrest Tactics
Term
Three major components of disturbance resolution
Definition
Approach Considerations
Intervention Options
Follow-through Considerations
Term
What does the RESPOND model stand for?
Definition
Report
Evaluate
Stabilize
Preserve
Organize
Normalize
Document/Debrief
Term
3 parts to Approach Considerations
Definition
Decision-making
Tactical deployment
Tactical Evaluation
Term
What are the 2 parts of Decision Making?
Definition
Justification
Desirability
Term
What are the 4 parts to Tactical Deployment?
Definition
Control of Distance
Relative Positioning
Relative Positions with Multiple Subjects
Team Tactics
Term
What are the 4 parts to Tactical Evaluation?
Definition
Threat Assessment Opportunities
Officer/Subject Factors
Special Circumstances
Level/Stage/Degree of Stabilization
Term
What are the 5 parts of Threat Assessment Opportunities?
Definition
Level of resistive tension
Early warning signs
Pre-attack postures
Indications of mental/emotional disturbance
Weapon control factors
Term
Resistive Tension
Definition
Level of agitation in a subject's body
Term
Early warning sign
Definition
Certain behaviors by a subject that are associated with a high level of danger to officers
Term
What are the 5 early warning signs?
Definition
Conspicuously ignores you
Gives you excessive emotional attention
Moves in an exaggerated way
Ceases all movement
Has known violent history
Term
What is a pre-attack posture?
Definition
Behaviors that may indicate imminent danger of physical assault
Term
What are the 5 pre-attack postures?
Definition
Boxer stance
Hand set/clenched fists
Shoulder-shift
Target glance
"Thousand-yard stare"
Term
What are the 4 officer/subject factors?
Definition
Age
Size
Strength
Skill level
Term
What is a special circumstance?
Definition
Factors or situations that may justify a rapid escalation of force or selection of higher force options
Term
What are the 9 special circumstances?
Definition
Reasonable perception of threat
Special knowledge of suspect
Sudden assaults
Subject's ability to escalate force rapidly
Your physical positioning
Injury/exhaustion
Equipment/training
Availability of backup
Other special circumstances
Term
What are the 5 modes within Intervention Options?
Definition
Presence
Dialogue
Control Alternatives
Protective Alternatives
Deadly Force
Term
What are the 3 stances within the presence mode?
Definition
Open stance
Ready stance
Defensive stance
Term
What are the 4 types of dialogue?
Definition
Search talk
Persuasion
Light control talk
Heavy control talk
Term
What is the purpose of control alternatives?
Definition
To overcome passive resistance, active resistance, or their threats.
Term
What is passive resistance?
Definition
Non-compliant and non-threatening behavior
Term
What is active resistance?
Definition
Behavior which physically counteracts an officer's control efforts and which creates a risk of bodily harm to the officer, subject, or others.
Term
What are the 4 tactics/tools under Control Alternatives and their goals?
Definition
Escort holds - safely initiate physical contact
Compliance holds - overcome passive resistance
Control devices - overcome active resistance
Passive counter measures - decentralize a subject
Term
What is the purpose of protective alternatives?
Definition
To overcome continued resistance, assaultive behavior, or their threats
Term
What is continued resistance?
Definition
Maintaining a level of counteractive behavior that is not controlled by an officer's current efforts
Term
What is assualtive behavior?
Definition
Direct actions that generate bodily harm.
Term
What are the 3 tactics/tools under Protective Alternatives and their goals?
Definition
Incapacitating technique - cause immediate temporary cessation of violent behavior
Active countermeasures - create temporary dysfunction of a resisting subject
Intermediate weapon - impede a subject
Term
What is the purpose of deadly force?
Definition
To stop the threat
Term
What is the definition of deadly force?
Definition
The intentional use of a firearm or other instrument, the use of which would result in high probability of death.
Term
What is the justification for the use of deadly force?
Definition
Behavior which has caused or imminently threatens to cause death or great bodily harm to you or another person.
Term
Under imminence what are the three things a suspect must have for an officer to use deadly force?
Definition
Intent
Weapon
Delivery system
Term
What is the unarmed danger zone?
Club or edged weapon?
Firearm?
Definition
<10 feet
<21 feet
line of sight unbroken by cover
Term
What are the 3 target requirements?
Definition
Target acquisition
Identification
Isolation
Term
What is the exception to target isolation?
Definition
The greater danger exception
Term
Define Preclusion
Definition
The elimination of all viable alternatives
Term
What must you do before you handcuff?
Definition
Stabilize
Term
How do you stabilize?
Definition
Set them up
Term
What 4 things do you do after handcuffing?
Definition
Check for tightness
Safety-lock
Search the subject
Check for injuries
Term
What is the purpose for use of force (or DAAT)
Definition
To gain control
Term
Do you need to go step by step when using force?
Definition
No
Term
At any time, if the level of force you are using is not effective to gain control you can do what?
Definition
Disengage or escalate
Term
Once you gain control of a subject you must do what?
Definition
Reduce the level of force to whats needed to maintain control
Term
You must always maintain a position of...
Definition
advantage
Term
What is control?
Definition
A perception based on an officer's training, experience, and the fact situation.
Term
Is control a 50/50 proposition?
Definition
No
Term
Proper police action balances what?
Definition
Safety and efficiency.
Term
Name the Decentralizing Techniques
Definition
Hug Yourself
Lower your center
Push-Pull
Secure the head
Term
What are the 2 categories of active countermeasures?
Definition
Vertical stuns
Focused strikes
Term
What are the 8 focused strikes?
Definition
Reaction Hand Strike
Reaction Forearm Strike
Strong Hand Strike
Strong Forearm Strike
Reaction Front Kick
Reaction Knee Strike
Strong Angle Knee Strike
Strong Angle Kick