NYPD Sgt’s test 2013 -212 part 1

In ALL incidents involving holders of handgun licenses or rifle/shotgun permits; Desk Officer will
• Make immediate phone notification directly to a License Division, Incident Section member or License Division supervisor, Monday though Friday 0630 x 1700 hours.
• Other hours, leave a detailed message w/ Type of incident, date, time, location, identity of licensee/permit holder.
Name and rank of investigating supervisor and/or reporting officer Department reports prepared W/ report #
If just the paper is lost (Lic/Permit) direct holder to the License Division for a new license/permit.
o Direct the preparation of a Complaint Report.
• Direct licensee/permited to contact License Div, Incident Section, when involved in any incident.
In ALL incidents involving holders of handgun licenses or rifle/shotgun permits; Investigating Supervisor Assigned will:
Investigate and ascertain the following;
• Carry licenses have addresses listed on them and they have to match the location.
o Limited Carry license also has time & day of week listed on rear.
• Premise licenses also have addresses and have to match too but they can be traveling to/from an authorized
range. If so, see if the gun was properly transported;
o Unloaded in a locked container with ammunition carried separately
• Lost or stolen, or for any other incident, ascertain if firearm was properly safeguarded and
whether any unauthorized person(s) had access to the handgun
• If allegation that licensee made threatening statements, improperly displayed a firearm, was involved in
a firearms discharge or for any ongoing disputes, ascertain whether all relevant parties/witnesses have
been identified and interviewed
SEIZE handgun license or rifle/shotgun permit and ALL firearms listed if:
• The licensee/permit holder is arrested, regardless of charge.
• An Order of Protection exists against the licensee/permit holder.
• The incident involves physical force or the threat of physical force.
• Circumstances lead to the belief that continued presence of a firearm would create an
unjustifiable risk of unlawful use or possession of firearm, or injury to anyone.
• Further investigation by the License Division is needed to determine whether the actions of the
licensee/permit holder affect their qualifications for the license or permit.
• Any other situation that may affect public safety.
• Invoice firearms only on PCI & Include the following statement in the “Remarks” section;
o “Firearms shall not be released without written authorization of C.O., License Division.”
Handgun & Rifle/Shotgun license/permit holders: For all incidents;
• 49 to C.O., License Division unless a 61, OLBS DIR, Unusual Occurrence Report, or other 49 has
all necessary information.
• Voluntary Surrender, 49 to C.O, Lic. Div. unless, reason in “Remarks” of PCI or other rept
• Forward all Dept reports prepared including license and/or permit and 49 if prepared to the License Division, Incident Section.
For all incidents regarding Handgun & Rifle/Shotgun license/permit holders
• 49 to C.O., License Division unless a 61, OLBS DIR, Unusual Occurrence Report, or other 49 has
all necessary information.
• Voluntary Surrender, 49 to C.O, Lic. Div. unless, reason in “Remarks” of PCI or other rept
• Forward all Dept reports prepared including license and/or permit and 49 if prepared to the
License Division, Incident Section.
Roll Call Formations: Patrol Supervisor?
5 minutes AFTER start of tour, assemble platoon in muster/sitting room & make assignments
Platoon Inspection: Reprimand privately, praise in public and
Follow up.
o See if corrections were made and take necessary action
room and make assignments.
o Report personally to Desk/ranking officer
o Report members absent & reason (if known)
• March platoon (when directed) into muster room
• Face platoon towards Desk/ranking officer conducting R/C
• Dress up Platoon & stand front and center
Patrol Supervisor instruct platoon NOT to congregate in groups around S/H & leave for post at selected intervals
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Roll Call Formations:Desk Officer?
• Make required R/C adjustments prior to posting platoon
• After pltn posted record changes in CMD LOG & on front of R/C
• Conduct R/C & in absence of Plt Comd., follow above steps
Patrol Supervisor
• Conduct roll call IF directed by platoon commander or D.O.
Desk /ranking officer Patrol Supervisor

“Report 2 nd Platoon” Salute. “Platoon inspected.”
“Parade Rest”
Conduct roll call & issue
necessary instruction. “Post
Assume attention.
“Platoon Attention.”
Face Platoon in direction to be

Meal Period: General Rule:
-No meal assigned during first or last 1 1/2 hours of tour except in emergency.
-8 or 9 hour shift ONE meal period lasting 1 hour
-12 hour shift TWO meal periods lasting 45 minutes each (non-consecutive)
-If taking lost time:
• Must be scheduled for 8 consecutive hours to be eligible for a meal.
• If scheduled for a full tour and request lost time of 3 hours or less, you ARE eligible for a meal as long as you
request the lost time PRIOR to the start of the tour.
Meal Period:While on extended tour overtime for an arrest or other police necessity.
• Only if assigned meal was denied during regular tour, a supervisor may grant meal.
o If you did get your assigned meal during regular tour you may be granted break period commensurate
with the expected duration of overtime.
• A meal on extended tour overtime may NOT be granted if it interferes with the arrest processing or
the needs of the service.
• Under no circumstances will a rescheduled meal period on extended tour overtime be assigned during
the LAST HOUR of overtime.
• Once the event that necessitated the extended tour overtime ends, a member who has not yet taken a
meal period is precluded from taking any meal thereafter.
Meal Period:Outside Details
• If denied a 1-hour meal, you’re entitled to a credit of one 1-hour compensatory time at straight time.
o However, comp time is NOT available if meal was denied due to exigent circumstances.
Meal Period:Out of precinct meal location:
-you must request and obtain permission from immediate supervisor to leave the command and advise that supervisor of the intended meal location.
o If immediate supervisor is not available, notify bureau/borough operations/FOD of meal location. Notification must include scheduled tour and expiration of tour.
Meal Period:the old basic rules for UMOS
• Take meal in a police facility, bonafide restaurant or Department vehicle.
o For Housing it must be within the PRECINCT to which assigned for that tour.
o Housing may also go to a PSA facility as determined by the Chief of Housing.
• Notify radio dispatcher at beginning of meal, of location where meal is to be taken.
o If meal is to be taken in a Department facility, notify the Desk Officer.
• Commence and end meal period on assigned post. Travel time not authorized.
Meal Period: the old basic rules for Foot Post/Transit Post
• Obtain meal on assigned post, if possible, and in a place maintained for eating purposes.
• Make ACTIVITY LOG entry prior to leaving AND upon returning to post w. meal location address.
• Inform radio dispatcher upon return to post and make ACTIVITY LOG entry.
Meal Period: the old basic rules for RMP
• Notify radio dispatcher, by appropriate code signal, prior to commencing assigned meal period and
upon return to patrol and provide:
o Address when meal taken in restaurant
o Nearest intersection when meal taken in Radio Motor Patrol (RMP)
o “Stationhouse” when meal taken in command facility.
• Notify Desk Officer when deprived of scheduled meal due to police service.
Meal Period: the old basic rules for Patrol Supervisor
• Notify radio dispatcher, via landline, from meal location when commencing meal period.(Notify T.S. of meal location)
• Make ACTIVITY LOG entry at beginning of meal (include address of meal location) and upon
conclusion of meal period.
Meal Period: the old basic rules for UMOS in Civilian Clothes
• Request permission from Immediate Supervisor PRIOR to taking meal & inform of location.
• Call Borough/Bureau Operations desk (FOD) if Immediate Supervisor not available.
• Put name of supv & meal location in appropriate Dept. record (A/L, DAR, etc.)
Expiration Of Tour
When finished for a tour:
Foot Post
• Leave post & go direct to S/H
• Assignment requiring relief ? (Contact D/O 1 hour
prior to E.O.T.)
• Assigned to special post ? (Comply with
instructions of C.O.)
• Portable radio (return and sign checkout
as specified by C.O.)
• Complete, sign & submit reports as required.
R.M.P. Crew
• Complete current assignment if any
• Comply with D/O instructions if assignment can be transferred to another unit.
• Park in relief area designated by C.O.
• Remain with RMP until relieved
RMP Operator
• Give keys to D/0 if RMP not being
• Inform relieving operator of defects
and incomplete assignments
• Sign return roll call in uniform
• If unable to report to S/H at E.O.T., W notify D/O
Desk Officer
• Check return roll call to account for all members from previous tour and sign as required
o Conduct immediate investigation if member failed to sign return roll call
Crime Scene: UMOS
• Request response thru Communications of
o Patrol Supervisor
o PDS/ Specialty Unit required
o advise both of witness’s detained and other information regarding ease.
• Remove unauthorized persons and secure Crime Scene
• Do not disturb evidence found at the scene
• Initially secure a large area as the crime scene when uncertainty exists
• Detain witnesses and persons with information pertinent to crime
• ACTIVITY LOG entries of:
o Observations
o ID of suspects/witnesses and their
> Addresses, Phone #s and
> Statements made either casually or formally.
Crime Scene: Patrol Supervisor
• Assess the scene
• Determine if Crime Scene Unit services are required
• Call CSU direct on landline or if no landline available, through dispatcher.
o Be specific with location; cross streets, apt #, etc. also; time, date, crime, weapon, etc. and # of
victims & hospital removed to.
o If P/S can’t respond to scene, detective on scene MAY request CSU & other req. notifications
Pat Supervisor/Detective request CSU For HARBOR:
o Homicide
o Aggravated Assault w/dangerous instrument AND victim is likely to die.
o Rape (forcible) not rape 1º
o Burglary involving forced safe or circumvented alarm
o Other crime in which the services of C.S.U. will assist the investigation
o Robbery OR hijacking w/injury caused by firearm.(firearm does not have to be shot)
• Notify D/O of details & request addt’l assistance if required.
• Have “Crime Scene” signs posted
Explain the New BARRIER TAPES
There are TWO new “barrier tapes”
• “POLICE LINE Do Not Cross” —WHITE tape with BLUE letters.
o To establish a ‘secure area’ for police operations; close streets, secure transit facilities, etc.
• “CRIME SCENE Do Not Cross” —YELLOW tape with BLACK letters.
o ONLY authorized, trained, equipped, actively involved personnel whose presence is
ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED will be permitted —absent exigents involving life or safety.
o Deployment of tape for any other reason is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
Crime Scenes Affecting Train Service, A serious incident is a:
• Homicide
• Assault SILD
• PO Shot or Injured Seriously
• Police Firearm Discharge with Injury
• If moving the train jeopardize admissibility of physical evidence, DON’T move it.
• Detain train & wait for P/S
Crime Scenes Affecting Train Service, In most cases a train can be moved to another
location for more extensive search EXCEPT IF:
• Blood trail between train to platform
• Shots into/out of train
• Ejected rounds
• Photos that can prove/disprove eyewitness
Crime Scenes Affecting Train Service, Patrol Supervisor
• Show up to the scene
• Determine if service will be seriously affected
• Ascertain if crime scene will be effected by moving train
o Move a “Suspicious” DOA, need permission from BOTH the ASSIGNED DET. & the MEDICAL EXAMINER
• Confer with Ranking DB member regarding move
• Know the exact location train is moved to and assign a UMOS to protect crime scene
• Expedite crime scene (if you can’t move train)
• Provide for prompt resumption of service at completion of investigation.
Transporting Non-MOS In RMPs: RMP Recorder
• Get permission from P/S or D/0 if possible
• Notify radio at start/conclusion(rec makes call, gender, time,& (mi at start and end)
• Search RMP passenger area upon conclusion
Time start/end
Results of Inspection
Identity of people transported
Place start/end
Activity Logs; who must have one and what do you record?
All UMOS below Captain keep an A/L except:
• MOS that work permanent administrative/ clerical or
• UMOS that use Investigators DAILY ACTIVITY REPORT
• Information from roll call before start of tour
o Day, Date, Tour, Assignment, Meal time, Name o f op./rec, School/Church Crossing —if applicable
Vehicle inspection; COG:
o Condition of vehicle, Odometer reading, Gas
Regarding activity logs NEVER…3 things
Skip line
Remove pages
Do not Erase
Regarding activity logs, supervisors will
• Comments relating to a members activity will be made known to member’s immediate supervisor.
• Sign cops ACTIVITY LOG to indicate inspection/supervision.
• Indicate supervision and inspection of MOS A/L by inserting on the next open line, DATE, TIME, RANK, SIGNATURE AND COMMENT IF ANY.
• Submit to a 120 Precinct supervisor for signature.
• 120 Precinct supervisor signs and makes notation in 120 Precinct distribution record under remarks.
• Go to the 52, your new assignment…
• Submit to a supervisor in the 52 Precinct.
• 52 supervisor signs and makes entry in rear of the 52 Precinct DISTRIBUTION RECORD
Unusual Occurrence is substantially more than an ordinary occurrence because of it’s:
• Seriousness, Vastness, Peculiarities, Sensationalism, Differences, Newsworthiness
• Potential to affect police/community relations re; interracial/ethnic conflict or community unrest
When In Doubt, Fill It Out…Chief Of Patrol Needs To Know…
• Make notification to Operations “whenever there is doubt as to the significance of an incident”
Unusual Occurrence Reports: UMOS & D/O
Notify D/O immediately
Request P/S to respond
Desk Officer: (
• Notify Operations and Boro (don’t wait for the full story)
• Notify C.O./Duty Captain have him/her respond
• Prepare preliminary 49 or Unusual Occurrence Report to Chief of Patrol even if investigation
incomplete, & forward in next Department mail. (Attach SPRINT if documented, prior to forwarding)
Unusual Occurrence Reports:Sex crimes victims
• Refer to victim as “Person known to this Department”
• Do not attach Sprint IF it contains victim’s ID
• Include on 49 “Sprint not attached because it contains victims ID”
Do Not Use The Pre-Printed Unusual Occurrence Report For FLIPD
• Firearms discharge by MOS
• Labor Coalition incidents
• I f determined not appropriate by C.O./Duty Captain
• Prisoner Unusual (210-07)
• Diplomatic Incidents (212-56)
Prepare 49 on typed letterhead instead
what is the Interrupted Patrol Log?
• Report to D/O and give reason for presence in command
Desk Officer
• Maintain log under control AT ALL TIMES
• Review frequently. Expedite the stay
Regarding Stop & Frisk Desk Officer (Pct of Occur) will:
• Review each 250, enter # and sign (Instruct MOS if necessary)
• Separate # for each worksheet
• Make entry in 250 index cover sheet
• Bring 250’s to attention of C.O., photocopy and forward
Off Duty Incidents Involving UMOS:
Off-duty UMOS at an unusual police occurrence that s/he is either participant or witness:
• Includes family disputes and domestic violence when the MOS is either a participant or a witness
• STAY PUT- When feasible AND safe.
• Request P/S- precinct of occurrence.
Patrol Supervisor
• Respond and assess situation.
• Notify D/O of available details.
Desk Officer:
• Notify C.O./Duty Captain.
• Notify IAB Command Center with all available details
Command Responsibility When A Person Dies Or Sustains A Serious Injury In Connection With A Police Activity
• Immediately request P/S
• Safeguard possible crime scene
• Secure medical attention
Patrol Supervisor:
• Respond to scene and assess the situation
• Notify D/O
• Establish crime scene, if necessary
Desk Officer: Notify
• Boro
• Operations
• C.O./Duty Captain
• IAB Command Center
• Detective Squad and Detective Boro Commands
Regarding Command Responsibility When A Person Dies Or Sustains A Serious Injury In Connection With A Police Activity. What do they mean by police activity?
(Death) Any in police custody
Death/ serious injury to a person fleeing from a foot/vehicle pursuit
Serious injury Suffered by a person prior to custody (prisoner/EDP)
Serious injury Results from police use of force
Serious injury Results from police restraint (EDP)
Serious injury Self inflicted
Any injury Resulting from a police firearms discharge