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1. What is the largest independent police association?
Question 2. Which statement about the use of the polygraph or voice stress detection equipment is not accurate?
Agency employees normally cannot be compelled to submit to such an examination.
Results of this form of examination rarely can be used in disciplinary hearing or appeals even if given voluntarily by an agency employee.
The polygraph or voice stress detection equipment is relatively useless when dealing with complaints and other civilian witnesses.
The use of polygraph and voice stress equipment in administrative investigations is controversial.
Question 3. Which of the following are not affiliated with other unions and represent only police personnel?
Local police associations
Interdependent police associations
Interdepartmental police unions
Independent police associations
Question 4. Which of the following is not a fact that should be taken into consideration when applying discipline?
An employee's political contacts outside of the agency
Intentionally unintentional errors
Degree of harm
Question 5. Which statement about the Americans with Disabilities Act is not correct?
It prohibited the use of physical agility test.
It was created to eliminate barriers to equal employment opportunity.
It was created to provide equal access to public accommodations, and the programs, services, and activities delivered by government entities.
Polygraph tests are not addressed specifically by the ADA.
Question 6. The author argues that the rise of police unions has reduced the management prerogatives of police executives.
Question 7. The union has encouraged all police officers to strictly enforce minor traffic violations that are usually ignored. This would be an example of a:
Work speed up
Question 8. The 1985 landmark case that restricted the use of deadly force in effecting an arrest without significant threat of death or serious physical injury to the officer or others was:
Taylor v. Kelley
Smith v. City of West Point
Monell v. Georgia
Tennessee v. Garner
Bivens v. City of Chicago Police Department
Question 9. The two theories upon which liability resulting from sexual harassment may be found are:
Quid pro quo liability and hostile environment
Offensive environment and sexual privilege liability
Gender liability and negligence of training
Procedural liability and substantive liability
Question 10. Which of the following is not a frequent factor in determining the extent of pursuit-related liability?
Use of roadblocks and the continuation of the pursuit
The driving conditions, including the weather, a general assessment of equipment, and the experience of the drivers involved in the chase
The gender and age of the officer involved in the pursuit
Disobeying traffic laws and excessive speed