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StudiGuide 25: Domestic Violence in California

Study Guide for the California Police Academy (P.O.S.T.) Written Examination
Instructor:
Michael Rubacha
48 students enrolled
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At the end of this StudiGuide course, students will be able to understand the California Criminal Justice System.
Students will be able to understand the basic concepts of Domestic Violence.
Students will, after careful study and review of this course, will be able to have a better understanding for the testing and passing of the State of California’s Commission on Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) basic police academy written examination.

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.

RECALL the definition of domestic violence per Penal Code 13700

RECOGNIZE the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for the following crimes as applied to domestic violence incidents, and RECOGNIZE the crime classification for each crime that may result from a domestic violence incident as a misdemeanor or a felony

• Willful infliction of corporal injury

• Battery

• Stalking

• Malicious destruction of telephone, telegraph, cable television, or electrical lines

• Preventing or dissuading a witness or a victim from testifying

• Criminal threats

• Spousal rape

RECOGNIZE:

• the initial process for responding to a domestic violence call

• under what circumstances an arrest should be made

• procedures for seizing firearms or other deadly weapons

IDENTIFY the differences between the types of court orders to include:

• Criminal protective/stay-away orders

• Emergency Protective Orders

• Restraining orders

IDENTIFY:

• common characteristics of a victim and a batterer

• a peace officer’s role in reducing domestic violence

• physical evidence to be collected

• the validity of a restraining order

• the purpose for obtaining an Emergency Protective Order

• what information needs to be documented in a report

• how the peace officer can provide support for the victim

DEMONSTRATE how to enforce a court order

DISCUSS resources available for victim protection

Selected information from this written examination will also appear on your End-of-Course Proficiency Test.

StudiGuide 25: How to Pass this Written Examination

1
StudiGuide Introduction
2
Test Taking Tips

Students will understand test taking tips for the California POST police academy written examinations.

3
Discussion Post

Students will be able to ask any question, leave comments and/or rate this course for the benefit of others.

StudiGuide 25: OVERVIEW of Domestic Violence in California

1
What will be covered and how it will be covered

Students will be given an overview of this course, what will be covered and how it will be covered.

StudiGuide 25: Domestic Violence: Identifying and Classifying DV Crimes

1
Defining Domestic Violence

Students will be able to recognize domestic violence and apply appropriate laws.

2
Willful Infliction of Corporal Injury

Students will be able to recognize the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for willful infliction of corporal injury and recognize the crime as a misdemeanor or felony.

3
Battery as Applied to Domestic Violence

Students will be able to recognize the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for battery as applied to domestic violence and recognize the crime as a misdemeanor or felony.

4
Stalking

Students will be able to recognize the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for stalking and recognize the crime as a misdemeanor or felony.

5
Malicious Destruction of Telephone, Telegraph, Cable TV, or Electrical Lines

Students will be able to understand the crime elements for malicious destruction of telephone, telegraph, cable television, or electrical lines regarding domestic violence incidents. 

6
Preventing or Dissuading a Witness / Victim from Testifying

Students will be able to recognize the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for preventing or dissuading a witness / victim from testifying and recognize the crime as a misdemeanor or felony.

7
Criminal Threats

Students will be able to recognize the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for criminal threats and recognize the crime as a misdemeanor or felony.

8
Spousal Rape

Students will be able to recognize the crime elements required to arrest a suspect for spousal rape and recognize the crime as a misdemeanor or felony.

9
Domestic Violence Crimes Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 25: Domestic Violence: Impact

1
Batterer and Victim Characteristics

Students will be able to understand the characteristics of a batterer and victim.

2
Peace Officer's Role in Reducing Domestic Violence

Students will understand that generally, arrest of the batterer is one of the most effective deterrents in preventing continued domestic violence.

3
Domestic Violence Impact Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 25: Domestic Violence: Responding to a Call

1
Response Procedures

Students will be able to understand the dangers involved in responding to domestic violence calls.

2
Arrest of a Batterer

Students will be able to understand the importance of arresting a batterer in a domestic violence situation if probable cause exists.

3
Identifying Evidence

Students will be able to understand the importance of the identification and collection of evidence in a domestic violence investigation.

4
Firearm Seizing Procedures

Students will understand the procedures for seizing firearms or other deadly weapons.

5
Victim Protection

Students will understand the rationale for protecting the victim after the arrest of the batterer.

6
Domestic Violence Response Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 25: Domestic Violence: Court Orders

1
Types of Court Orders

Students will be able to understand the different types of court orders available in domestic violence situations.

2
Validity of Restraining Orders

Students will be able to understand the importance of verifying a restraining order before making an arrest or notifying the suspect if its existence.

3
Emergency Protective Orders (EPO)

Students will be able to understand the purpose of Emergency Protective Orders (EPOs)

4
Enforcement Procedures

Students will be able to understand their responsibility in addressing a violation of a restraining order as a peace officer.

5
Domestic Violence Court Order Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

StudiGuide 25: Domestic Violence: Documenting the Crime

1
Report Documentation

Students will be able to understand the importance of properly documenting domestic violence situations for prosecution.

2
Support Services for Victims

Students will be able to understand the importance of providing and explaining support services available for victims of domestic violence.

3
Domestic Violence Documentation Review Questions

Lecture Review Questions.

4
Ending and StudiGuide 25 Course PDF

Course ending and closure.  Thank You for taking and completing this course.

Updates to StudiGuide 25 / March 2019

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Updates to StudiGuide 25 / March 2019

StudiGuide 25: Final Review Questions for Domestic Violence in California

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Final Review Questions: Domestic Violence in California

Course Review Questions.

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