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Police Quest 3: The Kindred manual

                                  Cadet Sonny Bonds

                                     June, 1976

                                  Locker Combo 776

                  Table Of Contents

  RADIO CODES                                     3

  VEHICLE CODE                                    4

  PENAL CODE                                      4


          Definitions                             5

          Military time                           6

          Traffic officer                         7

          Supervisor's responsibility             8

          Booking prisoner                        8

          Booking evidence                        8

          Physical arrest procedure               8

          lnvestigative procedure                 9

          Coroner                                 9

          Taking of evidence                      9

          Evidence analysis                       9

          Criminal psychologist                   10

          Admonition of rights                    10

          Criteria for admonition of rights       10

          Levels of force                         11

          Required equipment                      11

  SPECIAL OPERATING PROCEDURES                    12

          Computer                                12

          The breathalyser                        12

          Felony situations                       12

          Obtaining entry into private property   12

          Forceful entry into dwellings           13

          Courtroom procedure                     13

  MAP                                             14

  GUIDE FOR NEW CADETS                            16

  FIRST DAY BRIEFING (Walk Thru)                  17


  NOTES                                           19

                                                                  Page 2


  10-1   Poor radio reception

  10-2   Radio reception good

  10-4   Received message

  10-6   On the air -- not available for call

  10-7   Off the air -- out of service

  10-8   ln service

  10-9   Repeat message

  10-10   End of shift -- off duty

  10-15   Prisoner in-custody

  10-19   Return to office

  10-20   Location

  10-21   Telephone

  10-23   Standby

  10-27   Subject check

  10-29   Check for wants

  10-35   Backup requested

  11-41   Ambulance

  11-44   Fatality

  11-48   Furnish transportation

  11-79   Injury traffic collision with ambulance responding

  11-80   Traffic collision with major injury

  11-81   Traffic collision with minor injury

  11-82   Traffic collision, property damage only

  11-83   Traffic collision, no details

  11-84   Traffic control

  11-85   Tow truck

  11-99   Emergency, officer needs assistance, respond code 3

                                                                  Page 3


  10851  Stolen vehicle

  12951  Driver's license not in possession

  14601  Driving with a suspended license

  20002   Hit and run

  21450   Failure to stop for a stop sign

  21453   Failure to stop for a red light

  21654   Driving too slow in the fast lane

  21703   Following too close

  22349   Exceeding the maximum speed limit

  23103   Reckless driving

  23152   Driving under the influence of intoxicants

  28002   Evading arrest

  05150   Not in full control of faculties


  148             Resisting arrest

  187             Murder

  664,187         Attempted murder

  207             Kidnapping

  211             Armed robbery

  242             Assault and battery

  245(d)(1)       Assault and battery on a police officer

  459             Burglary

  11350           Possession of a controlled substance

  11351           Possession of cocaine

  12025           Possession of a concealed weapon

                                                                  Page 4



          1. The taking into custody or detaining in custody of a
             suspect by authority of law.

          1. A violent physical or verbal attack.

          Circumstantial Evidence
          1. Evidence which does not conclusively prove that an event
             occurred, but which supports a reasonable inference that the
             event occurred by proving that surrounding events occurred or
             related circumstances did exist.

          1. An act or the commission of an act that is forbidden
             by a public law.
          2. The omission of a duty that is commanded by a public law
             and that makes the offender liable to punishment by that law.

          1. A public officer whose principal duty it is to inquire
             by an inquest into the cause of any death which there is reason
             to believe was not due to natural causes.

          1. One employed or engaged in detecting lawbreakers or in
             getting information that is not readily or publicly accessible.

          1. Something that furnishes proof. Something legally
             submitted to a tribunal to ascertain the truth of a matter.
          2. One who bears witness.

          1. A piece of information presented as having objective

          1. A crime for which the punishment in federal law may be
             death or imprisonment for more than one year.

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          1. The act or instance of violating, infringement.

          1. An offense of gravity less serious than a felony.

          1. To make a systematic examination.
          2. To conduct an official inquiry.

          Modus Operandi (MO)
          1. Method of procedure or operation.
          2. Repeating a particular pattern.

          1. Something that causes a person to act.

          1. One suspected of a crime.

          1. Attestation of a fact or event.
          2. One that gives evidence.


  The proper way to designate the time of day on all official
  documents and radio communications is to use military time.
  Military time uses the 24-hour clock.

          1:00 a.m. is "0100 hours"
          2:00 a.m. is "0200 hours" and so on through 12 noon
          12 noon is "1200 hours"
          After 12 noon, the hours continue to add on to the clock
          until 12 midnight, when the 24-hour cycle is complete.
          1:00 p.m. is "1300 hours"
          2:00 p.m. is "1400 hours" and so on through 12 midnight
          12 midnight is "2400 hours"

                                                                  Page 6


          1. Maintain high visibility while on routine traffic
             patrol. Clearly visible patrol cars are proven to reduce the
             instances of traffic collisions in their area of operation.

          2. Pay special attention and take immediate action on the
             following accident-causing violations:

                  a. Excessive speed.
                  b. Driving under the influence.
                  c. Reckless driving.
                  d. Failure to stop for a red light.
                  e. Failure to stop for a stop sign.
                  f. Driving too slow in the fast lane.

          3. For officer's safety, make right hand approaches on car

          4. Be professional. Remember that you are representing the
             department. Violators should be treated firmly but with courtesy.

          5. Make sure that you have sufficient evidence for
             successful prosecution.

          6. Search and handcuff all prisoners.

          7. Collision scenes:

                  a. Maintain traffic control.

                  b. Preserve and protect scene with proper use of flare

                  c. Summon support units necessary to resume the normal flow
                     of traffic.

          8. Patrol the freeway at 55mph and pay attention to the
             flow of traffic.

          9. Extreme caution must be used while operating "code 3"
             (red light and siren). Negligence can result in liability
             against the officer.

          10. Use the radio sparingly.

          11. Notice to appear (ticket writing). To successfully obtain
              and deliver a notice to appear you will need to:

                  a. Have the violator's driver's license.

                  b. Enter violation code into car computer.

                  c. Give the ticket to the violator, obtain a signature,
                     and return the driver's license.

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          12. Refusal to sign a citation:

                  a. Advise the violator that his or her signature is not
                     an admission of guilt, only a promise to appear.

                  b. If the violator still refuses to sign, transport the
                     violator to jail.

                  c. The  violator will be required to post bond before being

                  d. EXCEPTION: Pregnant women and the elderly.
                     Advise the violator as above. lf the violator still
                     refuses to sign the citation, call a supervisor to the


          1. Investigate personnel complaints.

          2. When making decisions, consider one that reflects most
             favorably on the department.

          3. Deal with those officers working under you in a
             professional manner.

          4. Set a good example.

          5. Give briefings and assign beats to junior officers.


          1. Never enter the booking facility with a weapon.

          2. Remove all personal items from the prisoner's pockets and place
             them into the booking drawer.

          3. Submit proper violation codes to booking officer.


          1. A case number is required for booking or viewing


          1. Handcuffing

                  a. All male suspects shall be cuffed with hands behind
                     the back.

                  b. All female suspects shall be cuffed. Cuffing with
                     hands in front or rear is left to the discretion of the
                     officer. However, due to the increase of assaults, the
                     department recommends hands to the rear.

                                                                  Page 8


          1. Scene investigation.

                  a. Scene assessment:

                     (1). Use extreme caution during initial approach.
                     (2). Watch out for possible life-threatening situations.
                     (3). Remain alert and prepared to take appropriate action.
                     (4). Make good use of your notebook.

                  b. lnterviewing of witnesses:

                     (1). ldentify yourself.
                     (2). Listen attentively.
                     (3). Follow up all possible leads.


          1. The findings of the coroner are valuable to your

          2. All personal property and effects belonging to any deceased victim
             will be the responsibility of the coroner, providing it is not
             needed for evidence.


          1. Use caution in order not to contaminate or destroy vital

          2. Use those tools available to you.

          3. Be observant and use caution when walking around a crime
             OF EVIDENCE!


          1. Submit evidence to the Evidence Officer for processing.

          2. All reports, files, or other relevant materials received from
             outside agencies that are pertinent to an ongoing investigation
             will be routed to the investigating officer assigned to the

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          1. The department's criminal psychologist will assist officers
             in the apprehension of suspects by providing
             psychological profiles of those suspects.

          2. An officer seeking a psychological profile of a suspect must
             provide the criminal psychologist with sufficient information on
             which to base the profile. This information can include:

                  a. Criminal records

                  b. Civil service or military records

                  c. Family background and history.

                  d. Details of modus operandi.

                  e. The testimony of witnesses to the suspect's behavior

                  f. School records.

                  g. Photographs or photo-reference material.

                  h. Medical records, especially those relating to blood
                     chemistry, family history, and mental or emotional

                  i. Employment history and personnel files from employers.

                                                                  Page 10


          1. Level One -- passive (verbal) resistance

                  a. Usually occurs during the questioning of suspects and
                     while on traffic stops.

                  b. Firm, professional conduct will, in most cases, prevent
                     the situation from escalating.

          2. Level Two - threats indicating imminent physical attack
             (no weapons used)

                  a. Call for backup if possible.

                  b. Use department-approved hand-to-hand combat.

                  c. Use PR-24.

          3. Level Three -- deadly force

                  a. The discharge of any firearm at any person will be done
                     only in life-threatening situations.

                  b. Use in your own self-defense, when assaulted with a
                     deadly weapon.

                  c. Use when in fear of your life, or the life of another.


          1. Suitable civilian attire (detectives only).

          2. Departmental uniform maintained to reflect a clean,
             professional appearance.

          3. Boot clip holster, belt clip holster, strap on shoulder
             holster or front-break high-rise holster.

          4. Departmental issue "Peerless" double lock handcuffs.

          5. Department-approved hand gun.

          6. Investigative kit equipped with various tools used at
             crime scenes.

          7. PR-24 (night stick).

                                                                  Page 11



          1. The computer is an invaluable investigative aid.

          2. An access card is required to access police computers.

          3. The computer directories are:

                  a. Homicide.

                  b. Personnel.

                  c. D.M.V.

                  d. Tools.


          1. The breathalyser is used to measure blood alcohol content.


          1. Approach the situation with weapon loaded and drawn.

          2. Your partner should be with you or in close proximity.

          3. Call for additional support if the situation warrants it.

          4. Avoid placing yourself in a vulnerable position.

          5. Identify yourself as a police officer.

          6. Verbally command the suspect.

          7. Keep suspect's hands over head.

          8. Handcuff and search the prisoner.


          1. Private property includes any private dwelling,
             building, or any privately-owned vehicle.

          2. PURSUIT
             If an officer is in hot pursuit and suspect enters
             private property to avoid apprehension, the officer may enter
             that property to effect the arrest. However, because of officer
             safety, it is not advisable to do so. Call for assistance and
             maintain surveillance.

                                                                  Page 12

          3. Other Situations

                  a. Requesting admission. An officer may present himself/
                     herself at a legitimate entrance to the private property
                     and ask for admittance. The officer must identify
                     himself and his purpose.

                  b. Admission refused. lf admission is refused the officer
                     can only gain entry by obtaining a search warrant.


          1. In the case of a locked or fortified building, specific
             departmental tools may be required to gain entry. Available
             tools include:

                  a. Hand-held power ram. Sufficient for most non-reinforced

                  b. Motorized converted military armored ram.
                     Used to violate heavily-reinforced steel entrances.


          1. Be prompt

          2. Be prepared and have proper paperwork available

          3. Testify in a professional manner and cite only those facts
             surrounding the case

                                                                  Page 13


          You're in a new uniform. You're excited. You're nervous.
          You're ready to take on the Sicilian crime world and the Latin
          American drug traffikers and come out unscathed.

          You're a cop.

          Before you start your first day on the job, there are
          some things you should know about the road you've chosen.
          Someone once said that being a cop is ninety-five percent
          boredom. Routine is the foundation of police work - routine that
          can include anything from sitting under a bridge with a radar
          gun in your hand for sixteen hours to making a midnight trip to
          the emergency room with half a kid in the back of your car. lt
          may not seem glamorous to rookies like you, but men who have
          been in the force know that "a cop's gotta do what a cop's gotta

          What's the other five percent of being a cop? Try
          plunging down the steepest roller-coaster you can imagine at
          about a hundred and fifty miles per hour. At night. Except,
          there's nobody at the controls down below. You'ye got the
          controls. There's a lot of screaming people on the ride behind
          you, and you're the one steering. Now, the brakes go....

          I know what you're thinking. You're thinking that
          ninety-five and five sound like pretty good percentages. You're
          thinking that you could manage being lucky five percent of the
          time. Trouble is, that's an average. On certain days, for
          certain cops, things can get MUCH worse.

          But, that's why you joined, isn't it? The force needs
          you. Lytton needs you. And you can steer real good.

          So what are you waiting for? Go out and DO IT.


          The next page is for "rookies" only. Experienced officers
          might want to avoid the first day briefing and strike out on
          their mission without undue assistance from headquarters.

                                                                  Page 16


          Watch the opening cartoon at least once to learn the
          story background. To skip the cartoon, press the ESC key.

          When the game opens, you'll be in the hallway at the
          Lytton Police Station.

          1) Look at your surroundings. Click the "EYE" icon on:

                          The floor
                          The window
                          The elevator
                          The elevator button
                          The door on the left side of the hall
                          The door on the right side of the hall

          2) Go into the Sergeant's office. Click the "HAND" icon on
             the door to the Sergeant's office.

          3) Look around the office. Click the "EYE" icon on

                          The desk against the wall
                          The things on the desk

          4) Check your in/out basket. Click the "HAND" icon on the
             in/out basket on your desk. You should get a message about a
             memo you just picked up.

          5) Look at the memo in inventory. Click on the inventory
             icon on the icon bar. Click the "EYE" icon on the memo once the
             inventory screen is up.

          6) Leave the Sergeant's office and "WALK" to the end of the
             hall, away from the elevator. ln the next section of hallway is
             an open door on the left. Click the "EYE" on the door to find
             out what room it is. "WALK" to the door and go inside the room.

          7) In the briefing room, look at the other officers. Click
             the "EYE" icon on the officers.

          8) Talk to Officer Morales. Click the "TALK" icon on

          9) Take the clipboard from the podium. Click the "HAND"
             icon on the clipboard.

          10) After the briefing, leave the room and go back to the
              Sergeant's office. Morales left the briefing room before you.
              She is in the room when you enter.

                                                                  Page 17


          1) Click the mouse on the road in front of your car to

          2) Click the mouse on the road behind your car to decelerate.

          3) To turn onto a cross-street: Move the mouse cursor to the left
             side of the road (left turn) or the right side of the road
             (right turn) to get a left or right arrow. Click the mouse
             button on the crossstreet.

          4) Stay off the radio unless you get an official call!

          5) The red button near your steering wheel is for Code 3 (siren
             and lights).

                                                                  Page 18


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