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Exam Prep Questions

Refer to Figure 4.6 and the following instructions to answer questions 1 through 8.

Figure 4.6 is a map of the fictional town of Flagtown, Ohio. Points of interest include


Mercer County Industrial Complex


Memorial Hospital


Jefferson Grade School


Lincoln Grade School


Washington Grade School


Monroe Grade School


Jefferson Middle School


Memorial High School


Memorial Football Stadium


Flagtown Medical Complex


Private Parking (Abandoned Streets)


Safety Building


Municipal Building


Water Treatment Facility


Power Plant


Flagtown Municipal Swimming Pool


Founder’s Park


Post Office


Senior Towers Apartments


Blue Rose Apartments


Country Chef Supermarket


Senor Manor Apartments


Richfield Manor Apartments


Old Towne Shoppes Plaza


Founder’s Towers Apartments

The Mercer County Industrial Park and the sides of the streets bordering that park are outside the city limits and are in the jurisdiction for the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department. Otherwise, the city limits extends to the east side of Old Mill Road, the south side of Hickory Street, the west side of Old Towne Road, and the north side of Superior Street. Note the following jurisdictional exception: Old Towne Road north of Main Street is State Route 683, and is handled by the Ohio State Highway Patrol. All other state routes that coexist on city streets are handled by the Flagtown Police Department.

The emergency entrance and exit for Memorial Hospital is on the north side of Maple Street.

The gray area (marked 14) in the Flagtown Medical Complex indicates abandoned streets that are now private parking for the complex.

  1. Officer Brewster, who is eastbound on Huron Street, receives a report of four juveniles doing some acts of vandalism to the northwest corner of Monroe Grade School. As she approaches the school, she observes Juvenile #1 run north on Monroe Avenue, Juvenile #2 run east on Huron Street, Juvenile #3 run west on Huron Street for a block and then run north on Hamilton Avenue, and Juvenile #4 run south on Monroe Avenue. Which youth is most likely to be found hiding in the shrubbery near the gates to Memorial Football Stadium?
    • bullet.jpg A. Juvenile #1
    • bullet.jpg B. Juvenile #2
    • bullet.jpg C. Juvenile #3
    • bullet.jpg D. Juvenile #4
  2. A pedestrian walks eastbound on Main Street from the southeast corner of the power plant for a block and then turns left. He continues in that direction for four blocks. Where is the Flagtown Municipal Swimming Pool in relation to the pedestrian’s final location?
    • bullet.jpg A. Northeast
    • bullet.jpg B. Northwest
    • bullet.jpg C. Southeast
    • bullet.jpg D. Southwest
  3. An accident occurs on Old Towne Road at the northwest corner of Elm Street between two vehicles both traveling southbound on Old Towne Road. Which law enforcement agency should respond to this accident?
    • bullet.jpg A. Flagtown Police Department
    • bullet.jpg B. Ohio State Highway Patrol
    • bullet.jpg C. Mercer County Sheriff’s Department
    • bullet.jpg D. Unable to determine from the information given
  4. In which direction is a vehicle traveling on Lincoln Avenue from Main Street toward Maple Street headed?
    • bullet.jpg A. North
    • bullet.jpg B. South
    • bullet.jpg C. East
    • bullet.jpg D. West
  5. Fearing that an altercation is about to break out over an accidental injury incident inside the Mercer County Industrial Park, the rescue squad requests officers respond to that location to handle crowd control. Which agency should respond?
    • bullet.jpg A. Flagtown Police Department
    • bullet.jpg B. Ohio State Highway Patrol
    • bullet.jpg C. Mercer County Sheriff’s Office
    • bullet.jpg D. Unable to determine from the information given
  6. An officer is needed for traffic control on Superior Street until a wrecker can remove his disabled vehicle. Which agency should respond?
    • bullet.jpg A. Flagtown Police Department
    • bullet.jpg B. Ohio State Highway Patrol
    • bullet.jpg C. Mercer County Sheriff’s Department
    • bullet.jpg D. Unable to determine from the information given
  7. Officer Baxter’s patrol unit is headed westbound on Elm Street from Hamilton Avenue when he receives a call to respond to the emergency entrance at Memorial Hospital where an altercation is in place. Based on the information given with the map, and obeying all traffic laws (in other words, no U-turns), what would be his most logical route to the hospital?
    • bullet.jpg A. West on Elm Street, north on Jefferson Avenue, and then east on Maple Street until he reaches the emergency entrance
    • bullet.jpg B. West on Elm Street, north on Jefferson Avenue, east on Maple Street, and then north on Lincoln Avenue until he reaches the emergency entrance
    • bullet.jpg C. West on Elm Street, north on Washington Avenue, east on Maple Street, and then north on Lincoln Avenue until he reaches the emergency entrance
    • bullet.jpg D. West on Elm Street, north on Washington Avenue, and then east on Maple Street until he reaches the emergency entrance
  8. A report is received that the drivers involved in a traffic accident that occurred in the parking lot of the Flagtown Medical Complex are involved in a fight. Which agency should respond?

    • bullet.jpg A. Flagtown Police Department
    • bullet.jpg B. Ohio State Highway Patrol
    • bullet.jpg C. Mercer County Sheriff’s Department
    • bullet.jpg D. None; the accident took place on private property

    The following is the key you need to follow for questions 9 and 10:


    Moving vehicle.


    Parked vehicle.


    Pedestrian at a stationary location.


    Pedestrian on the move; arrow indicates direction in which the pedestrian is walking.

  9. Upon investigating a motor vehicle accident, Officer Connelly ascertains that an eastbound vehicle on Commerce Street west of Ash Street ran the stoplight, made a left turn, and then attempted to make a right turn, subsequently causing his vehicle to be struck by a southbound and a westbound vehicle. Which diagram accurately portrays the direction of travel and subsequent accident?
    • bullet.jpg A. f0084_01.jpg
    • bullet.jpg B. f0084_02.jpg
    • bullet.jpg C. f0084_03.jpg
    • bullet.jpg D. f0084_04.jpg
  10. While walking west on Unity Street and about to cross 5th Street, which is a one-way street for northbound traffic, Linda Turner observed the driver of a vehicle north of her fail to stop at the stop sign on Grant at 5th Street. As that vehicle continued to travel westbound on Grant, it broadsided a vehicle that had the right of way and was headed north on 5th Street. Another witness, who was standing at the northwest corner of 5th and Unity Streets and waiting until it was safe to cross the street on foot, further corroborated this account. Which sketch is an accurate portrayal of the accident scene?
    • bullet.jpg A. f0085_01.jpg
    • bullet.jpg B. f0085_02.jpg
    • bullet.jpg C. f0085_03.jpg
    • bullet.jpg D. f0085_04.jpg
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