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Updated on September 4th, 2022
Event Name
Disturbance Call
ScoringPlacement
Point BasedHighest Score Wins
CriteriaLoHi

Team Function

One officer in charge01
Proper delegation of responsibilities to other officer on the team01
Each officer knew his/her role on the team and in the scenario01
Officers worked well as a team05

Command Presence

Officers effectively and professionally communicated with suspects/ witnesses05
Officers knew what to do and took confident action05

Interview Process

Witness(es) were properly identified05
Suspect(s) were properly identified05
Complainant(s) were properly identified/noted05
Officers asked thorough questions to elicit responses about the incident.05
Officers separated witness(es) and suspect(s).05
Officers properly applied handcuffs when necessary and double locked them.05

Team/Officer Safety

Officers maintained visual contact with suspects and witnesses (didn’t allow them to leave their sight).05
Proper personal officer safety used at all times (gun side away and prepared for necessary action).05
Officers controlled suspects, not allowing them to place hands out of officers view.05
Officers secured and cleared any weapons. (Clearing must be articulated)05
Scene was checked for safety.05

Officer in Charge Communication with Judge

Officer in Charge relays arrest/non arrest decision to judge.05
Officer in Charge is able to recount scenario details to judge accurately.05
Officer in Charge relays probable cause for arrest (if made).05
Officer in Charge relays the proper offense for arrest (if made).05
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