Police Officers Code of Conduct - Alcohol and Substance Use

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What is the primary focus of Principle Two in the text?

Fostering public trust in the criminal justice system

According to Principle Two, why must police officers act honestly and with impartiality?

To ensure community cooperation

What does Rule III require police officers to do in official matters?

Truthfully and impartially report and present evidence

Which action violates Principle Two regarding the public's faith in the criminal justice system?

Making false accusations of law violations

In what way can police officers use deception according to the text?

In criminal investigations or interrogations as allowed by law

Rule II states that police officers shall not knowingly make false accusations about what?

Criminal or law violations

What is the implication of violating Rule IV according to the text?

Loss of credibility with the general public

What should a police officer do if in doubt about the clarity of an order?

Request the issuing officer to clarify the order

If a police officer learns of conduct that violates the law or department policy, what action should be taken?

Report the incident to their immediate supervisor

Why is it essential for police officers to perform their duties impartially and without prejudice?

To maintain public trust and confidence in law enforcement

What should a police officer do if an order requires them to commit an illegal act?

Refuse to obey the order

If a police officer observes their immediate supervisor engaging in misconduct, what should they do?

Report the incident to the immediate supervisory officer in charge

Why should police officers refrain from fostering disharmony in their communities?

To improve community relations

According to Principle Three, what should police officers do when applying the law?

Apply the law impartially and without prejudice

Why is it crucial for police officers to perform their duties without regard to personal biases?

To ensure public trust and confidence in law enforcement

What should a police officer do if a prescribed medication is likely to impair their performance?

Inform their supervisor immediately

Which of the following would be a violation of the guidelines for police officers mentioned in the text?

Reporting for work with an odor of an alcoholic beverage

What conduct is prohibited for police officers, according to the text, while off duty?

Engaging in sexual harassment while off duty

If a police officer is legally prescribed narcotics, what action should they take based on the guidelines provided?

Notify their supervisor about the prescription

What behavior should police officers avoid while on duty to comply with the guidelines?

Engaging in sexual harassment behaviors

In accordance with the text, what should a police officer do if they suspect a prescribed medication may affect their performance on duty?

Immediately notify their supervisor

What action should a police officer take if they smell alcoholic beverages on their breath before reporting for duty?

Immediately report it to their supervisor

If a police officer is off duty and witnesses unwelcome sexual behavior, what should they do based on the guidelines provided?

Report it to their supervisor when on duty next

What acts are police officers prohibited from committing under Florida law?

Both a and b

In what situations can police officers have regular personal associations with persons known to engage in criminal activity?

When the associations are unavoidable due to personal or family relationships

Under Principle Five, how should police officers treat all members of the public?

Politely and with respect

What is the rationale behind the requirement for police officers to treat the public courteously and with respect?

To create a positive impression when interacting with the public

What type of behavior does the prohibition against lewd conduct apply to for police officers?

Sexual contact

Which of the following is NOT true according to the text?

Police officers are allowed to engage in sexual contact while on duty.

When can police officers have regular personal associations with persons who engage in criminal activity?

When unavoidable due to personal or family relationships

Why should police officers treat all members of the public courteously and with respect?

To create a positive impression when interacting with the public and each other

What is the responsibility of the employee if the wrecker desired by the automobile owner is not available?

Inform the owner and suggest an alternative wrecker service provider.

What action should employees avoid in relation to City property?

Influencing vendors using their position within the City.

What is the consequence if an employee directs another employee to use their position to acquire property for personal use?

Both employees will face disciplinary action.

If a wrecker service desired by the automobile owner is unavailable, who has the authority to secure an alternative?

Apopka Police Department

In relation to City property, what are employees prohibited from doing?

Influencing vendors using their City position.

Test your knowledge about the code of conduct for police officers regarding alcohol and substance use. Topics include policies on alcohol consumption, reporting for duty, and the use of controlled substances.

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