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Police Operational Planning

fleeing suspect from the crime scene to prevent


Police Operational Planning - the act of determining their escape.
policies and guidelines for police activities and
operations and providing controls and safeguards for
Management or Administrative Functions
such activities and operations in the department.
1. Planning
Involves strategies or tactics, procedures, policies or
2. Organizing
guidelines.
3. Directing
4. Controlling
Operational Planning - the use of rational design or
5. Staffing
patten for all departmental undertakings rather than
6. Reporting
relying on chance in an operational environment. The
7. Budgeting
preparation and development of procedures and
techniques in accomplishing each of the primary tasks
Guidelines in Planning
and functions of an organization.
1. What - mission/objective
2. Why - reason/philosophy
Police Planning - an attempt by police administrators
3. When - date/time
in trying to allocate anticipated resources to meet
4. where - place
anticipated service demands. The systematic and
5. How - strategy/methods
orderly determination of facts and events as basis for
policy formulation and decision making affecting law
Characteristics of a Good Plan
enforcement management.
1. A Plan must have a clearly defined objective
2. A Plan must be simple, direct and clear
Planning - the determination in advance of how the
3. A Plan must be flexible
objectives of the organization will be attained; involves
4. A Plan must be attainable
the determination of a course of action to take in
5. A Plan must provide standards of operation
performing a particular function or activity. The process
6. A Plan must be economical in terms of resources
of developing methods or procedures or an arrangement
needed for implementation.
of parts intended to facilitate the accomplishment of a
definite objective. The process of deciding in
Types of Plan
advance what is to be done and how it is to be done.
1. Procedural/Policy Plan
2. Operational Plan
Plan - an organized schedule or sequence by
3. Tactical Plan
methodical activities intended to attain a goal or
4. Administrative/Management Plan
objectives for the accomplishment of mission or
5. Extra-Departmental Plan
assignment. A method or way of doing something in
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order to attain objectives and provides answers to the
5Ws and 1H. 1. The determination in advance of how the objectives
of the organization will be attained.
Strategy - a broad design or method or a plan to attain
A. Planning
a stated goal or objective.
B. Organizing
C. Directing
Tactics - are specific design, method or a course of
action to attain a particular objective in consonance with D. Controlling
strategy.
2. involves the determination and allocation of the men
Procedures - are sequences of activities to reach a and women as well as the resource of an organization to
point or to attain what is desired. achieve pre-determined goals or objectives of the
organization.
Policy - a course of action which could be a program of A. Planning
actions adopted by an individual, group, organization or B. Organizing
government or the set of principles on which they are C. Directing
based. D. Controlling

case operational plan (COPLAN) - a definite 3. It involves the overseeing and supervising of the
target - specific activity conducted in relation to human resources and the various activities in an
an intelligence project under which it is organization to achieve through cooperative efforts the
affected. Several case operations may fall pre-determined goals or objectives of the organization.
under one intelligence project. - refers to a A. Planning
preparatory plan on how to carry out a case B. Organizing
operation which is the last resort to pursue C. Directing
intelligence objectives when normal police D. Controlling
operations fail.
4. It involves the checking or evaluation and
command post/holding area - area where measurement of work performance and comparing it
case conferences, briefings and debriefings are with planned goals or objectives of the organization, and
being conducted by the responding agencies. making the necessary corrective actions so that work is
accomplished as planned.
dragnet operation - is a police operation A. Planning
purposely to seal off the probable exit points of B. Organizing
C. Directing A. Goal
D. Controlling B. Objective
C. Plan
5. The task of providing competent men to do the job D. Strategy
and choosing the right men for the right job-involves
good selection and processing of reliable and well- 2. Specific commitment to achieve a measurable result
trained personnel. within a specific period of time.
A. Staffing A. Goal
B. Reporting B. Objective
C. Budgeting C. Plan
D. Controlling D. Strategy

6. The making of detailed account of activities, work 3. An organize schedule or sequence by methodical
progress, investigations and unusual in order to keep activities intended to attain a goal and objectives for
everyone informed or what is going on. the accomplishment of mission or assignment.
A. Staffing A. Goal
B. Reporting B. Objective
C. Budgeting C. Plan
D. Controlling D. Strategy

7. The forecasting in detail of the results of an officially 4. Is an attempt by administration to allocate


recognized program of operations based on the anticipated resources to meet anticipated service
highest reasonable expectations of operating efficiency. demands.
A. Staffing A. Police Planning
B. Reporting B. Planning
C. Budgeting C. Strategy
D. Controlling D. Plan

8. This is intended to be used in all situations of all 5. A process of preparing for change and copping
kinds, which shall be outlined to guide officers and men uncertainty formulating future causes of action, the
in the field. process of determining the problem of the organization
A. Field Procedure coming up with proposed resolution and finding best
B. Headquarters Procedure solution.
C. Special Operating Procedure A. Police Planning
D. None of the Above B. Planning
C. Strategy
9. To be included in these procedures are the duties of D. Plan
the dispatcher, jailer, matron, and other personnel
concerned, which may be reflected in the duty manual. 6. It is a broad design, method, a plan to attain a
It also involves coordinated action on activity of several stated goal or objective.
offices. A. Police Planning
A. Field Procedure B. Planning
B. Headquarters Procedure C. Strategy
C. Special Operating Procedure D. Plan
D. None of the Above
7. It is a specific design, method, or course of action to
10.Certain special operations also necessitate the attain a particular objective in accordance with strategy.
preparation of procedures as guides. A. Tactic
A. Field Procedure B. Procedure
B. Headquarters Procedure C. Policy
C. Special Operating Procedure D. Guidelines
D. None of the Above
8. A sequence of activities to reach a point or to attain
Answer: that which is desired.
A. Tactic
1. A B. Procedure
2. B C. Policy
3. C D. Guidelines
4. D
5. A 9. A product of prudence or wisdom in the management
6. B of human affairs.
7. C A. Tactic
8. A B. Procedure
9. B C. Policy
10. C D. Guidelines
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10.A rule of action for the rank and file to show them
1. A general statement of intention and typically with a and they are expected to obtain the desired effect.
time horizon. A. Tactic
B. Procedure 7. The principles and rules governing the planning,
C. Policy organization, direction, and employment of the PNP
D. Guidelines forces in the accomplishment of basic mission of
maintenance of peace and order, crime prevention and
Answer: suppression and security and public safety operations.
A. Fundamental Doctrine
1. A B. Operational Doctrine
2. B C. Functional Doctrine
3. C D. None of the Above
4. A
5. B 8. This provides guidance for special activities of the
6. C PNP in the broad field of interest such as personnel,
7. A intelligence, operations, logistics, planning.
8. B A. Fundamental Doctrine
9. C B. Operational Doctrine
10. D C. Functional Doctrine
D. None of the Above
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9. Doctrine formulated jointly by two or more bureau in
1. Set of procedures to meet varying degree of
order to effect a certain operation with regard to public
emergency while at the same time providing continuing
safety and peace and order.
police coverage of areas not affected by the emergency.
A. Fundamental Doctrine
A. General Emergency Plan
B. Operational Doctrine
B. Specific Emergency Plan
C. Complimentary Doctrine
C. Policy
D. Ethical Doctrine
D. Guidelines
10.It defines the fundamental principle governing the
2. A sub-type of plan to meet unusual needs which is
rules of conduct, attitude, behavior and ethical norm of
similar to general emergency plan but it is basically to
the PNP.
certain specific situation.
A. Fundamental Doctrine
A. General Emergency Plan
B. Operational Doctrine
B. Specific Emergency Plan
C. Complimentary Doctrine
C. Policy
D. Ethical Doctrine
D. Guidelines

3. It relates to plans which are strategic or long range


Answer:
in application, it determine the organizations original
goals and strategy.
1. A
A. Strategic plan
2. B
B. Intermediate plan
3. A
C. Operational plan
4. B
D. None of the Above
5. C
6. A
4. It relates to plans which determine quantity and
7. B
quality efforts and accomplishment. It refers to the
8. C
process of determining the contribution on efforts that
9. C
can make or provide with allocated resources.
10. D
A. Strategic plan
B. Intermediate plan
C. Operational plan
Notes:
D. None of the Above
1. Index Crimes - crimes against person
5. It refers to the production of plans which determines
2. Non-Index Crimes - crimes against properties
the schedule of special activity and are applicable from
3. Characteristics of a good plan - SMART
one week to less than a year duration.
a. Simple
A. Strategic plan
b. Measurable
B. Intermediate plan
c. Attainable
C. Operational plan
d. Realistic
D. None of the Above
e. Time Bound
6. It is the basic principle in planning, organizing, and Police Operational Planning Reviewer 4
management of the PNP in support of the overall pursuit
of the PNP vision, mission, and strategic action plan of 1. An organization is more effective if it enables
the national objective. the individual to contribute to the organization.
A. Fundamental Doctrine A. Principle of Unity of Objective
B. Operational Doctrine B. Principle of Organizational Efficiency
C. Functional Doctrine C. The Scalar Principle
D. None of the Above D. Functional Principle
2. Organizations structure is effective if it is structured D. Extra-Office Plan
to aid the accomplishment of organizations objective
with minimum cost. Answer:
A. Principle of Unity of Objective
B. Principle of Organizational Efficiency 1. A
C. The Scalar Principle 2. B
D. Functional Principle 3. C
4. D
3. The vertical hierarchy of the organization which 5. A
defines an unbroken chain of scale of units from top to 6. B
bottom describing explicitly the flow of authority. 7. C
A. Principle of Unity of Objective 8. B
B. Principle of Organizational Efficiency 9. C
C. The Scalar Principle 10. A
D. Functional Principle
Notes:
4. This implies a system of varied function arranged into 1. Scalar Principle
a workable pattern. The line organization refers to the a. Unity of Command
direct accomplishment of the objective. The staff refers b. Span of Control
to the line organization which is an advisory or c. Delegation of Authority
facilitative capacity. d. Chain of Command
A. Principle of Unity of Objective 2. Five Approaches in Planning
B. Principle of Organizational Efficiency a. Synoptic Planning
C. The Scalar Principle - feasibility study
D. Functional Principle - acceptability study
- cost effective analysis
5. The right to exercise, decide and command by virtue b. Must and Wants analysis
of rank and position. c. Incremental Planning
A. Authority d. Trans-active Planning
B. Doctrine e. Advocacy Planning
C. Discipline
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1. Standard Operating procedures shall be planned to guide member


6. It provides for the organizations objectives, it
A. Policy/Procedural Plan
provides the various actions, hence, policies,
B. Operational Plan
procedures, rules, and regulation of the organization are
C. Tactical Plan
based on the statement of doctrines.
D. Extra-Office Plan
A. Authority
B. Doctrine
2. Procedures for coping with specific situations at known locations.
C. Discipline
A. Policy/Procedural Plan
D. None of the Above
B. Operational Plan
C. Tactical Plan
7. It is imposed by command or self-restraint to insure
D. Extra-Office Plan
supportive behavior.
A. Authority
3. Plans for the operation of special divisions like patrol, detective, tra
B. Doctrine
A. Policy/Procedural Plan
C. Discipline
B. Operational Plan
D. None of the Above
C. Tactical Plan
D. Extra-Office Plan
8. Procedures for coping with specific situations and
locations.
4. The active interest and participation of individual office is so vital t
A. Procedural Plan
A. Policy/Procedural Plan
B. Tactical Plan
B. Operational Plan
C. Operational Plan
C. Tactical Plan
D. Extra-Office Plan
D. Extra-Office Plan
9. Plans for the operation of special divisions like patrol,
5. It shall map out in advance all operations involved in the organizat
detective, traffic, vice, and juvenile control division.
A. Policy/Procedural Plan
A. Procedural Plan
B. Operational Plan
B. Tactical Plan
C. Management Plan
C. Operational Plan
D. Extra-Office Plan
D. Extra-Office Plan
6. Forecasting future events and determining the most effective futur
10. Standard operating procedures shall be planned to
A. Planning
guide members in routine and field operations and in
B. Organizing
some special operations.
C. Commanding
A. Procedural Plan
D. Coordinating
B. Tactical Plan
C. Operational Plan
7. Consist of the ways in which the organizational structure is established
6. and
A how the authority and responsibility are given to managers a
A. Planning 7. B
B. Organizing 8. C
C. Commanding 9. D
D. Coordinating 10. C

8. Managers must supervise subordinates in their daily work, and Notes:


A. Planning
B. Organizing 1. Types of Plans
C. Commanding a. Policy/Procedural Plan
D. Coordinating b. Tactical plan
c. Operational Plan
9. Concerned with activities designed to create a relationship between all the
d. Extra-Office
organizationsPlan
efforts and individual task.
A. Planning e. Management Plan
B. Organizing
C. Commanding 2. Henry Fayol - (1841 - 1926) - concern was efficiency and effective
D. Coordinating a. Planning
b. Organizing
10. It is a manager's duty to observe and report deviations from c. Commanding
A. Planning d. Coordinating
B. Organizing e. Controlling
C. Controlling
D. Coordinating 3. Five M of management
a. Manpower
Answer: b. Machine
c. Money
1. A d. Means/Method
2. C e. Material
3. B
4. D
5. C