06-13-2008, 10:23 PM #1
LVMPD 400 Codes and Definitions for Academy
There seems to be some confusion about where to find the correct definitions and 400 code lists for studying prior to/during the Academy. Below are the CURRENT/UP-TO-DATE "Required Knowledge" at the Academy. I have both in .pdf file format and can e-mail them if requested.
LAS VEGAS METROPOLITAN POLICE ACADEMY
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
DEFINITIONS TO BE MEMORIZED VERBATIM BY ALL ACADEMY RECRUITS
ARREST : The taking of a person into custody in a case and in the manner authorized by law.
CRIME : A crime is an act or omission forbidden by law, punishable upon conviction by death, imprisonment, fine or other penal discipline.
PROBABLE CAUSE : Probable cause exists when the facts and circumstances known to the officer would warrant a prudent man in believing that a crime had been committed and that the accused had committed it.
CLASSIFICATIONS OF CRIME :
FELONY: Punishable by death or imprisonment in the state penitentiary.
GROSS MISDEMEANOR: Punishable by fine of not more than $2,000.00 or imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 1 year or by both fine and imprisonment.
MISDEMEANOR: Punishable by fine of not more than $1,000.00 or imprisonment in the city or county jail for not more than 6 months, or by both fine and imprisonment.
ELEMENTS OF A CRIME : In every crime or public offense, there must exist a union or joint operation of act and intention or criminal negligence.
INTENT : Intention is manifested by the circumstances connected to the perpetration of the offense and the sound mind and discretion of the person accused.
SOUND MIND : A person shall be considered of sound mind who has arrived at the age of 14 years, or before that age if he knew the distinction between good and evil.
LARCENY FROM PERSON : The unlawful taking, from the person of another, without his consent, any money, property or thing of value, under circumstances not amounting to robbery.
PRIMA FACIE CASE : Legally sufficient to establish a fact or a case unless disproved.
ROBBERY : The unlawful taking of personal property from the person of another, or in his presence, against his will, by means of force or violence or fear of injury immediate or future.
BURGLARY : Every person who, either by day or night, enters any structure with intent to commit grand or petit larceny, any felony, assault or battery, is guilty of burglary.
HOME INVASION : Every person who, by day or night, forcibly enters an inhabited dwelling without permission of the owner, resident or lawful occupant, which involves any act of physical force resulting in damage to the structure, whether or not a person is present at the time of the entry, is guilty of invasion of the home.
ASSAULT : The unlawful attempt, coupled with the present ability to commit a violent injury on the person of another, intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of immediate bodily harm.
BATTERY : Any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the person of another, intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of immediate bodily harm.
PARTIES TO CRIMES:
1.) PRINCIPALS: Every person who aids or abets in the commission of a crime, either during or prior.
2.) ACCESSORIES: All those persons not standing in close relationship to the offender who give aid after the crime, with knowledge of its commission.
3.) CLOSE RELATIONSHIP: Husband, wife, brother, sister, parent, grand-parent, child or grandchild to the offender.
MANSLAUGHTER : The unlawful killing of a human being without malice, either expressed or implied, and without any mixture of deliberation.
MURDER : The unlawful killing of a human being with malice aforethought, either expressed or implied, or caused by a controlled substance which was sold, given, traded or otherwise made available to a person.
HOMICIDE : The killing of one human being by another.
MAYHEM : Unlawfully depriving a human being of a member of his body or disfiguring or rendering it useless.
SUBSTANTIAL BODILY HARM : Any bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death, causes serious permanent
disfigurement, protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member, organ or prolonged physical pain.
SEXUAL ASSAULT : A person who subjects another person to sexual penetration, or who forces another person to make a sexual penetration on himself or another, against the victim's will is guilty of sexual assault.
STATUTORY SEXUAL SEDUCTION : Statutory sexual seduction means ordinary sexual intercourse, anal intercourse, cunnilingus
or fellatio committed by a person 18 years of age or older with a consenting person under the age of 16 years.
CORPUS DELICTI : The substantial and fundamental facts necessary to prove the commission of a specific crime or offense.
EVIDENCE : All the means by which any alleged matter of fact, the truthfulness of which is submitted for investigation, is established or disproved.
1.) COMPLIANT : A person, contacted by a police or corrections officer, who acknowledges direction or lawful orders given and offers no counter or physical resistance.
2.) COUNTER RESISTANCE : The person’s verbal or physical actions are intended to prevent an officer’s control, but are
not directed at harming the officer.
3.) PHYSICAL RESISTANCE: The resistance offered by a person in the form of active physical aggression towards an officer or another person and can include the threat of or actual use of a weapon by a personagainst an officer or third party.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
I.D.F. Codes (Amended 06-2000)
(When clearing from the following events, a disposition is required)
401A HIT AND RUN
401B ACCIDENT WITH INJURY
401C ACCIDENT (PRIVATE PROPERTY)
404 UNKNOWN TROUBLE
404A 9-1-1 DISCONNECT
406A BURGLARY ALARM
406V AUTO BURGLARY
407A ROBBERY ALARM
407B ROBBERY INVOLVING A B-PACK
409 DRUNK DRIVER
410 RECKLESS DRIVER
411 STOLEN MOTOR VEHICLE
411A RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE
411B STOLEN DEPT. BAIT CAR
413 PERSON WITH A GUN
413A PERSON WITH A KNIFE
413B PERSON WITH OTHER DEADLY
414 GRAND LARCENY
414A PETIT LARCENY
414C LARCENY FROM A PERSON
415A ASSAULT/BATTERY WITH A GUN
415B ASSAULT/BATTERY WITH
OTHER DEADLY WEAPON
415C ASSAULT/BATTERY NEGATIVE
INJURY DRIVE BY SHOOTING
416A JUVENILE DISTURBANCE
416B OTHER DISTURBANCE
417 FAMILY DISTURBANCE
418 MISSING PERSON
418A FOUND PERSON
419 DEAD BODY
421 SICK OR INJURED PERSON
421A MENTALLY ILL PERSON
421C SICK OR INJURED PERSON WITH COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
422 INJURED OFFICER
423 SEE PERSON FOR INFO
425 SUSPICIOUS SITUATION
425A SUSPICIOUS PERSON
425B SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE
425H HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
426 SEXUAL ASSAULT
428 CHILD MOLEST
429 INDECENT EXPOSURE
430 ANIMAL COMPLAINT
431 MISSING/FOUND PROPERTY
433 STOLEN PROPERTY
434 ILLEGAL SHOOTING
437 KEEP THE PEACE
438 TRAFFIC PROBLEM
439 ASSIST CITIZEN
440 WANTED SUSPECT
441 MALICIOUS DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY
442 AIRPLANE EMERGENCY
443 ASSIST AN OFFICER
444 OFFICER NEEDS HELPEMERGENCY
444A PANIC ALARM AT METRO FACILITIES
445 EXPLOSIVE DEVICE
447 CIVIL MATTER
NOTE: “Z” IS USED AFTER ANY OF THE ABOVE TO REPRESENT “ATTEMPT”.
“G” IS USED FOR GANG INVOLVEMENT,
“D” IS USED FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE,
OR “X” FOR DEPARTMENT EXERCISE.
OFFICER INITIATED CODES
461 NON-CRIMINAL DETAIL
462 DIRECTED PATROL ACTIVITY
465 STAKE OUT
467 VEHICLE STOP
468 PERSON ON FOOT
469 BAR/PERIMETER CHECK
485 COMMUNITY CONTACT
494 OUT OF VEHICLE
495 MISC. ADMIN. MATTER
B CITATION ISSUED
C INCDT./CRIME REPORT (PRIMARY)
D INCDT./CRIME REPORT (PRIMARY) ARREST MADE
E INCDT./CRIME REPORT (PRIMARY) CITATION ISSUED
G DISPATCH CANCELLED
H GONE ON ARRIVAL
I UNABLE TO LOCATE
J SETTLED AT SCENE
K REPORT TAKEN-OTHER THAN INCDT./CRIME REPORT (DO NOT USE IF AN INCDT./CRIME REPORT WAS TAKEN)
L HANDLED BY OTHER JURISDICTION
M WARNING AND/OR SUBJECT ADVISE
O FALSE ALARM
P REFUSED TO SIGN COMPLAINT
Q HANDLED BY UNIT OTHER THAN PATROL (INDICATE SPECIFIC UNIT)
R RADIO BROADCAST ONLY
S NON-CRIMINAL DETAIL COMPLETE
T REPORT TAKEN UNDER PREVIOUS EVENT #
Z INSURANCE REPORT (CAD Event only)
CODE 3 RESPOND WITH RED LIGHTS AND SIREN
CODE 4 TO BE UTILIZED WHEN THERE IS NO LONGER AN EXISTING EMERGENCY AND WHEN NECESSARY TO CLEAR THE CHANNEL
CODE 5 REQUEST FOR CAMERA IN JAIL TO BE ACTIVATED
CODE RED EMERGENCY EXISTS - EMERGENCY TRAFFIC ONLY
CODE 30 DOES NOT CONFORM TO PROPER PROCEDURES"You will face fear and pain. Do not listen; they will only give you excuses to quit..." -LtGen Victor H. Krulak, USMC
06-14-2008, 12:48 AM #2
- Join Date
- Jan 2006
- NY > Las Vegas > FL
Wow, someone has way too much time on their days off.
06-14-2008, 04:37 AM #3
Im Glad i was an Explorer and know all my info...Gosh thats was alot to try to remember.
06-14-2008, 01:28 PM #4
06-14-2008, 01:36 PM #5
Wow, that's alot of crap to remember...LVMPD Cop's rock!
06-16-2008, 02:05 PM #6
- Join Date
- Sep 2007
I see that some definitions have changed in only a few years. (Specifically, assault, battery and burglary)
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