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NSA:PIMS stands for:
Personnel Information Management System
NSA: Compliance with IAD Investigation timeline standards shall be regularly monitored by__________.
IAD command and the Department’s command staff.
NSA:IAD staffing shall be increased when___________
IAD experiences an unusual proliferation of
cases and/or workload - increased to maintain timeliness.
NSA:IAD shall conduct integrity tests in situations where members/employees are
the subject of repeated allegations of misconduct.
IAD shall have ______ standards for integrity tests.
When shall every complaint received by any supervisor or commander be reported to IAD?
on the day of receipt, or if IAD is not available, IAD shall be contacted at the start of the next business day.
NSA:Supervisor shall be summoned to scene or complainant brought to IAD/supervisor within ___ hours. If not, what occurs.
3 hours. If not,
the reason for such delay shall be documented by the person receiving the complaint.
NSA:In the event a complainant refuses to meet with supervisor, what happens?
Info gathered and made known in writing ASAP to unit commander or watch commander. Commander ensures IAD notification.
NSA:When a commander or
the assigned investigator encounters a Class I violation during a Class II, division-level
he/she shall contact the IAD Commander. The IAD Commander shall consult with
the Chief of Police to determine whether the investigation shall be forwarded to IAD or remain in
the unit in which the Class II violation was originally assigned.
NSA:Class 1 misconducted investigated by IAD unless:__________
Approved for DLI by COP.
In cases where it is clear invstigator bias exists then invstigator shall__________
recuse him/herself from the investigation.
NSA: In cases where investigator bias is ambiguous then investigator shall________________
make full disclosure, in writing, to his/her
NSA:Except upon approval from COP, who reviews findings and makes disciplinary
recommendations in sustained internal investigations?
the operational chain of command, from lieutenant
NSA:"Supporting IAD Process – Supervisor/Managerial Accountability" means:_______
Supervisor or manager can be held accountable for failure to supervise, failure to review, and/or failure to intervene if reasonably could have been aware of misconduct.
NSA:T or F: Supervisor shall always respond TO THE SCENE OF ARREST for arrest approval? Explain answer
False. Respond unless community unrest or other conditions at the scene make this impractical:
Supervisors shall approve arrests for these 4 circumstances: What 1 extra circumstance does OPD GO add?
2-Narcotics-related possessory offenses;
3-Where there is an investigated use of force;
4-Penal Code §§69, 148 and 243(b)(c).
OPD G.O. adds marijuana offenses when I/C.
NSA: When reviewing arrests, supervisors are to:________

(4 things)
1-determine whether PC for the arrest, or RS for the stop, is articulated,
2-to ensure available witnesses are identified,
3-to approve or disapprove the arrest in the field,
4-and to log the
time of the contact.
NSA:How often are commanders to meet with subordinates/Sergeants?
twice per year.
Supervisors and commanders/managers shall be responsible for identifying patternsof improper behavior of their subordinates such as (in BFO situations):________
arrests for very small amounts of drugs, arrests pursuant to searches 2
with no underlying offense leading to the search, and Penal Code §§69, 148 and 243(b)(c) arrests with no underlying offense.
Management-Level Liaison (MLL)is liaison to:__________
to the courts, the District Attorney’s Office, and the Public Defender’s Office.

Members/employees notify their supervisor __________ following any investigated use of force or allegation of excessive use of force.
as soon as practicable
Who shall report all uses of force on the appropriate form, unless otherwise directed by the investigating supervisor?
every member/employee using force, and every member/employee on the scene of the incident at the time the force was used
"Investigator Bias" relationships include:
family, business, romantic, close work or personal friendships.
Who shall review sustained findings and make disciplinary reccomendations?
OPeratoinal Chain of command-
lieutenant up, shall be responsible for reviewing recommended findings and making disciplinary
recommendations in sustained internal investigations.
How many hours to report arrest, served with suit,etc.?
What units must report within 72 hrs to COP when served with financial claim?
The Gang Unit, Vice/Narcotics Section, Intelligence Division or Internal
Affairs Division;
PIMS - how often must PI<S unit notify DC and commander/manager of PIMS identified member/emp?
no less frequently than quarterly,
NSA: How long PIMS data kept?
At least 5 years
NSA: PIMS complaint threshold is -
3 complaints per 30 month period or combo of 5 comps or 69/148/243 arrests in 30 month period.
NSA: Officer X arrests suspect for 243b, uses force and then adds 69 and 148 to the CAR - T or F, this counts as 4 PIMS hits?
False...counts as 1 since all stemmed from 1 incident.
NSA: Who attends mandatory PIMS meeting?
member, supervisor, commander
NSA: What is the purpose of mandatory PIMS meeting?
to review the member/employee’s performance
and recommend appropriate remedial action, if necessary.
PIMS meeeting identifies corrective action needed -
The primary responsibility for any corrective action required should be placed upon the COMMANDER or SUPERVISOR?
NSA: Identified PIMS member follow-up shall be monitored for minimum of 3, 6, 9, or 12 months?
NSA:Identified PIMS member follow-up many and how often
follow fpr minimum of 12 months - 2 meetings (1st at 3 month and second at 1 year)
NSA: MAy a member be dismissed from Pims follow-up review prior to 12th month of monitoring?
yes - reccomendation submitted by supervisor to DC and approved by DC.
NSA: May PIMS review be extended past 12 months?
Yes, by DC- increments of 3 months with review every 3 months.
NSA: How often must Commanders/managers review PIMS for trends involving members, groups, units, and responsible supervisors?
NSA: PIMS: What are "Integrity Meetings"?
Quarterly meetings held by Commanders/managers woith supervisors - identify potential or actual problems and trends...
NSA: Are "Integrity meetings" documented? How?
confidential minutes of the meetings are taken and retained for a period
of five (5) years.
Commanders shall meet HOW OFTEN with the IAD to discuss the state of their commands and any potential or actual integrity-control problems within the unit.
At least annually
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NSA: FTO Trainees must be rotated to new FTO and new gographic area at predetermined intervals. What must occur prior?
Interview with coordinator or designee for any training questions raised.
NSA:In-Service training how often for officers and sergeants? How many hours?
SGT = 20 hrs every 18 months
R/O - 40/18 mnths
NSA: Promotion eligibility: What affect does sustained finding have on eligibility?
presumtive ineligibility for 12 months following sustained - sustained considered as factor for 3 years.