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SPEEDING

SPEED-

ING

SPEEDING MYTHS V. REALITY.

MR. MIRANDA

MIRANDA

MYTHS AND REALITIES

REGARDING MIRANDA RIGHTS.

RUN, RUN, RUN

RUN, RUN

RUN

IDENTIFY THINGS INVOLVING

POLICE PURSUITS.

CIVIL OR CRIMINAL

CIV. OR

CRIM?

IDENTIFY WHETHER AN

OFFENSE IS CIVIL OR CRIMINAL.

BAD BOYS, BAD BOYS

BE A BAD

BOY

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

BECOMING A POLICE OFFICER.

ODDS AND ENDS

ODDS AND

ENDS

ODDS AND ENDS OF LAW

ENFORCEMENT.

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Response 1

MYTH OR REALITY: WHEN

YOU'RE STOPPED FOR

SPEEDING, A POLICE OFFICER

MUST SHOW YOU HIS RADAR

UPON REQUEST

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS MAY ONLY READ

SOMEONE THEIR RIGHTS ONCE

THEY ARE UNDER ARREST

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: MAINE

POLICE CAN CHASE VEHICLES

INTO OTHER STATES

WHAT IS REALITY?

SHOPLIFTING

WHAT IS CRIMINAL?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS MUST HAVE A

PERFECT BACKGROUND WITH

NO CONVICTIONS

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: SANFORD

PD WAS THE FIRST

MUNICIPALITY IN MAINE WITH A

POLICE DOG

WHAT IS REALITY?

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400 POINTS


Response 2

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS CAN ISSUE YOU A

SPEEDING TICKET EVEN

THOUGH THEY DIDN'T GET YOU

ON RADAR

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: MINORS

HAVE A RIGHT TO REMAIN

SILENT

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: IF AN

OFFICER IS JUSTIFIED, HE CAN

LITERALLY RAM YOUR VEHICLE

OFF THE ROAD

WHAT IS REALITY?

POSSESSION OF LESS THAN 1/4

OUNCE OF MARIJUANA

WHAT IS CIVIL?

UNLIKE MOST MUNICIPALITIES,

THE SANFORD POLICE

DEPARTMENT REQUIRES

POLICE OFFICERS TO PASS

THIS

WHAT IS A POLYGRAPH

(OR LIE DETECTOR

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS MAY ONLY FIRE IF

FIRED UPON

WHAT IS A MYTH?

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Response 3

MYTH OR REALITY: IT IS

GENERALLY UP TO EACH

INDIVIDUAL OFFICER WHETHER

THEY ISSUE A SPEEDING

TICKET OR NOT

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: IF AN

OFFICER DOES NOT READ

SOMEONE THEIR RIGHTS

AFTER THEY ARE PLACED

UNDER ARREST, THE CHARGES

MUST BE DISMISSED

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: SIMPLY

ATTEMPTING TO ELUDE A

POLICE OFFICER IS A FELONY

IN MAINE

WHAT IS REALITY?

ALLOWING A DOG TO ROAM

AT LARGE

WHAT IS CIVIL?

IN ORDER TO BE CERTIFIED TO

CARRY THEM, OFFICERS ARE

REQUIRED TO DO THIS WITH

THEIR WEAPONS SEVERAL

TIMES A YEAR

WHAT IS QUALIFY?

MYTH OR REALITY: CITIZENS

MAY ARREST ANOTHER

CITIZEN FOR ALMOST ANY

CRIME

WHAT IS A MYTH?

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Response 4

MYTH OR REALITY: YOU CAN

BE ARRESTED FOR DRIVING 30

MILES PER HOUR OR MORE

ABOVE THE POSTED SPEED

LIMIT

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY:  AN

OFFICER DOES NOT HAVE TO

READ SOMEONE THEIR RIGHTS

OVER A PHONE, EVEN IF THE

OFFICER KNOWS THE PERSON

COMMITTED THE CRIME

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: THE

PUNISHMENT FOR ELUDING AN

OFFICER IS ALMOST ALWAYS

WORSE THAN THE ACTUAL

REASON THE DRIVER IS

RUNNING

WHAT IS REALITY?

OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE

WITH AN EXPIRED

REGISTRATION LONGER THAN

30 DAYS

WHAT IS CRIMINAL?

DUE PRIMARILY TO STRESS,

THE AVERAGE POLICE OFFICER

DOES NOT LIVE PAST THIS

DECADE OF LIFE: FIFTIES,

SIXTIES, SEVENTIES OR

EIGHTIES

WHAT IS FIFTIES?

MYTH OR REALITY: IN THEIR

PRIVATE LIVES, POLICE

OFFICERS ARE HELD TO A

HIGHER STANDARD THAN

CIVILIANS

WHAT IS REALITY?

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Response 5

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS MUST BE VISIBLE

WHEN RUNNING RADAR

WHAT IS A MYTH?

THIS TERM IS USED TO

DESCRIBE WHAT A PERSON

DOES TO THEIR MIRANDA

RIGHTS IF THEY DECIDE TO

TALK.  FLAGS ALSO DO IT.

WHAT IS WAIVE?

THIS IS THE ONLY PLACE A

MAINE POLICE OFFICER

CANNOT CHASE A SUSPECT

INTO

WHAT IS CANADA?

VIOLATION OF A LOCAL NOISE

ORDINANCE

WHAT IS CIVIL?

THE MAINE CRIMINAL JUSTICE

ACADEMY IS LOCATED HERE

WHAT IS VASSALBORO?

WHEN THIS OFFICER LEFT

SANFORD PD IN 1996, HE WAS

THE DEPARTMENT'S BEST

SHOOTER, EVEN OUTSCORING

ALL THE FIREARMS

INSTRUCTORS

WHO IS MR. AUGER?

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MYTH OR REALITY: WHENUSING THEIR FIREARM, IT ISSTANDARD POLICY THATOFFICERS SHOULD TRY TOWOUND A SUSPECTWHENEVER POSSIBLE

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WHAT IS A MYTH?

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ARREST OR NOT?

ARREST

OR NOT?

ANSWER WETHER OR NOT A

POLICE OFFICER MAY ARREST

SOMEONE.

TAKE A BITE OUT OF CRIME

POLICE

DOGS

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

POLICE DOGS.

SWAT

SWAT

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

POLICE TACTICAL TEAMS.

WARRANTS

WARRANT

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

SEARCH AND ARREST

WARRANTS.

SEARCH AND SEIZURE

SEARCH &

SEIZURE

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

SEARCH AND SEIZURE.

MOTOR VEHICLE STOPS

MOTOR

VEHICLE

STOPS

THINGS ASSOCIATED WITH

MOTOR VEHICLE STOPS.

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Response 1

THE POLICE WITNESS YOU

COMMITTING A CRIME

WHAT IS ARREST?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

DOGS MUST BE PURE-BREDS

WHAT IS A MYTH?

THIS CLOTHING COLOR IS USED

MOST OFTEN BY TACTICAL

TEAMS AS IT GIVES OFFICERS

SEVERAL EXTRA SECONDS

BEFORE BEING SEEN BY THE

NAKED EYE

WHAT IS BLACK?

MYTH OR REALITY: AN OFFICER

CANNOT ARREST SOMEONE

UNLESS HE ACTUALLY KNOWS

WHO HAS POSSESSION OF THE

ARREST WARRANT

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: THE ONLY

WAY A POLICE OFFICER CAN

SEARCH A RESIDENCE IS WITH

A SEARCH WARRANT

WHAT IS A MYTH?

IF AN OFFICER APPROACHES

WITH HIS LIGHTS OR SIREN ON,

YOU MUST DO THESE TWO

THINGS

WHAT IS PULL OVER

AND STOP?

CLUE 2

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Response 2

YOU SHOPLIFT, BUT THE

OFFICER DOESN'T ACTUALLY

SEE YOU DO IT

WHAT IS ARREST?

MYTH OR REALITY: IT TAKES

MORE TIME TO BECOME A K-9

OFFICER THAN A POLICE K-9

WHAT IS REALITY?

THE FIRST SWAT TEAM WAS

FORMED IN THIS LARGE WEST

COAST CITY

WHAT IS LOS ANGELES?

BEFORE ANY SEARCH OR

ARREST WARRANT IS ISSUED,

AN OFFICER MUST HAVE THIS

PERSON SIGN IT

WHAT IS A JUDGE?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS CAN SEARCH A

PERSON EVEN THOUGH THE

PERSON MAY NOT BE

SUSPECTED OF COMMITTING A

CRIME

WHAT IS REALITY?

BEFORE HE CAN ASK FOR

CONSENT TO SEARCH YOUR

VEHICLE, A POLICE OFFICER

MUST DO THIS WITH YOUR

LICENSE AND REGISTRATION

WHAT IS RETURN IT

TO YOU?

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Response 3

YOU WALK UP TO AN OFFICER

AND FLICK THEIR BADGE WITH

YOUR FINGER

WHAT IS ARREST?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE K-9

HANDLERS MUST CAREFULLY

DOCUMENT EVERY TRACK

THEY DO, WHETHER FOR

PRACTICE OR ON THE JOB

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH  OR REALITY: NO

TACTICAL TEAM OFFICER IN

MAINE HAS EVER BE KILLED IN

THE LINE OF DUTY

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: WITH A

SEARCH WARRANT, AN

OFFICER DOES NOT HAVE TO

KNOCK TO ENTER A

RESIDENCE

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

MAY KEEP ANY BEER THEY

CONFISCATE, AS LONG AS IT IS

NOT NEEDED IN COURT AND

THE OFFICER IS AT LEAST 21

YEARS OLD

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: WITH

PROBABLE CAUSE, AN OFFICER

CAN SEARCH THE ENTIRE

INTERIOR OF YOUR VEHICLE

WHAT IS REALITY?

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Response 4

AN OFFICER WATCHES YOU

DROP A WATER BALLOON ON

SOMEONE

WHAT IS ARREST?

MYTH VS. REALITY: AFTER

BEING SENT TO BITE YOU, A K-9

CAN ACTUALLY BE RECALLED

BY THE HANDLER JUST

BEFORE THEY ATTACK YOU

WHAT IS REALITY?

THIS WORD BEGINNING WITH

"P"IS USED TO DESCRIBE THE

AREA SURROUNDING A

TARGET, AND IS AMONG THE

FIRST THINGS TO BE SECURED

BY A TACTICAL TEAM

WHAT IS A PERIMETER?

MYTH OR REALITY: IF AN

OFFICER EXECUTES A SEARCH

WARRANT FOR DRUGS BUT

FINDS A STOLEN GUN, THE

SUSPECT MAY BE CHARGED

FOR THE STOLEN GUN

WHAT IS REALITY?

THE SUPREME COURT HAS

RULED THAT POLICE OFFICERS

DO NOT NEED A WARRANT TO

SEARCH THESE, AS LONG AS

THE OFFICER HAS PROBABLE

CAUSE

WHAT ARE MOTOR

VEHICLES (OR CARS)?

MYTH OR REALITY: AS LONG

AS IT IS A CONSISTENTLY

PRACTICED POLICY, OFFICERS

CAN SEARCH YOUR VEHICLE

JUST BECAUSE THEY ARE

HAVING IT TOWED

WHAT IS REALITY?

CLUE 5

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2000 POINTS


Response 5

A MAINE POLICE OFFICER HAS

PROBABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE

THAT  A MALE ASSAULTED HIS

GIRLFRIEND, BUT BOTH THE

MALE AND FEMALE DENY IT

WHAT IS (MUST)

ARREST?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

DOGS MUST BE ABLE TO

VICIOUSLY ATTACK A

SUSPECT, YET ALSO PLAY

WITH LITTLE CHILDREN

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: ONLY MALE

OFFICERS CAN BE ON A

TACTICAL TEAM

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: POLICE

OFFICERS MUST ACTUALLY

LEAVE A LIST FOR THE

HOMEOWNER OF ANYTHING

CONFISCATED DURING A

SEARCH

WHAT IS REALITY?

MYTH OR REALITY: IF THERE IS

ANY MISTAKE IN AN AFFIDAVIT

FOR A SEARCH WARRANT, ANY

WARRANT ISSUED MUST

LATER BE RULED INVALID

WHAT IS A MYTH?

MYTH OR REALITY: OFFICERS

MUST ALWAYS EXPECT THE

WORST DURING CAR STOPS,

EVEN IF THE DRIVER IS A LITTLE

OLD LADY

WHAT IS REALITY?

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MYTH OR REALITY: WHENUSING THEIR FIREARM, IT ISSTANDARD POLICY THATOFFICERS SHOULD TRY TOWOUND A SUSPECTWHENEVER POSSIBLE

 Response:   

WHAT IS A MYTH?

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