Crimes Against Persons – Death Investigations
This StudiGuide course provides a practice review-testing resource for police academy cadets (based on the state of California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standard and Training 'POST' requirements) to help understand and pass the POST written examinations.
RECOGNIZE the crime elements required to arrest for and the crime classification as a misdemeanor or felony:
· Assault with a deadly weapon or by means of force
· Elder or dependent adult abuse
· False imprisonment
· Child abduction without custodial right
· Child abduction with custodial right
RECOGNIZE the crime elements required to arrest for murder
RECOGNIZE the crime and classification for manslaughter crimes
IDENTIFY information that should be obtained and documented when conducting an investigation involving the death of a child
IDENTIFY indicators that a child’s death may be due to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
IDENTIFY appropriate actions for responding officers interacting with parents or care givers involved in a SIDS Incident
Selected information from this written examination will also appear on your Mid-Course and End-of-Course Proficiency Tests.