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POLICE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS

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1. The most common type of police organizational structure in the rural areas is the a) line b) functional c) line and
staff d) functional. C
2. Outside his own office the police personnel director is a : a) Line officer b) Staff officer c) line and staff
officer d) Agency head representative. A
3. Inside his own office, the police budget director is a) Line officer b) Staff officer c) line and staff officer d)
Commanding officer. B
4. Command responsibility generally means: a) Each member is held responsible for his own acts or performance
b) Each ranking officer is held responsible for the acts of his subordinates c) The director general cannot be held
responsible for all acts of his subordinates d) Ministerial authority should be delegated. B
5. Which of the following laws initially created the National Police Commission? a) RA 4864 b)RA 8551 c) PD
765 d) PD 1184. A
6. It is the law or act that abolished the Integrated National Police and the Philippine Constabulary. a) RA 6975 b)
PA 8551 c) RA 7610 d) RA 6713. A
7. It is the presidential decree that abolished local police departments, fire departments and local municipal city jails
into an integrated police force. a) PD 765 b) PD 1184 c) PD 421 d) PD 971. A
8. Which of the various police laws has for its purposes the promotion of a higher degree of efficiency in the
organization, administration and operation of local police agencies and to place the local police service on
professional level: a) RA 4864 b) RA 6975 c) RA 8551 d) PD 765. C
9. In this police law, the state, among other goals, shall bolster a system of coordination and cooperation among the
citizenry, local executives and the integrated law enforcement and public safety agencies. a) RA 4864 b) RA 6975
c)RA8551 d) PD 765. C
10. All except one is a basic police activity: a) Apprehension of criminal b) Crime prevention c) Prosecution of
criminals d) recovery of stolen property. C
11. Created by royal decree to relieve partially Spanish Peninsular Troops in their duty in policing towns in the
Philippines in 1852. a) Guardilleros b) Politia c) Guardia civil d.) Barangay Police. c
12. A statute which provides for the organization and government for insular constabulary. a) Act 225 b) RA 4864 c)
PD 765 d) RA 6975. C
13. The gauge of police efficiency is the absence of crime. a) Old concept b) Modern concept b) Modern concept c)
continental concept d) Home rule theory. A
14. This viewpoint stresses that punishment is the sole instrument of the social control. a) Old concept b) Modern
concept c) Continental theory d) Home rule theory. A
15. Control would entail which activity? a) Inspection b) Periodic report of activity c) Follow up procedure d) ALL of
these. A
16. Routine and frequent rotation of transfer of personnel ids desirable in which type of police work? a) Vice b) Patrol
c) Investigation d) Juvenile. B
17. To determine to a supervisors span of control, what has to be taken into consideration? a) The number of superiors
who gives him orders b) The number of superior to whom he reports c) the function for which he assumes full
responsibility d) the number of subordinates who directly reports to him. D
18. Administrative tools designed to assure top management that direction of the department is effective. a) Control
devices b) Planning devices c) Organization devices d) Coordinating devices. A
19. An expert or specialist is usually assigned to which the organization? a) Functional b) Line c) Line and staff
d) Staff. D
20. Which of the following is not a principle of “Line and Staff” relationship? a) Span of control b) Staff advices c)
Staff independence d) Limitation of staff economy. A
21. Which of the following is nit a basic type of organization structure? a) Functional b) Line c) Line and staff d)
Staff and auxiliary. A
22. The three basic formal relationship in an organization are: a) Responsibility, authority and chain of command b)
Authority, span of control and responsibility c) Responsibility, functional growth and accountability d) Authority
and responsibility and accountability. D
23. Of the principle of “Span of Control” it may be said that: a) It limits subordinates to eight b) It is closely related
to the necessity for functional and differentiation downwards c) It has little to do with human limitations d) It is
independent of the variety of function supervised. A
24. When a supervisor delegates responsibility to a subordinates; a) He shall set clear limits b) He rids himself of the
responsibility c) He takes no risk d) He should do well to make sure that another subordinates shares the
responsibility. A
25. Except for one, listed functions are all operational task: a) Patrol b) Investigation c) Traffic control d) Inspection
and audit. D
26. Crime laboratory, transportation, communications that assist primary task are referred to as: a) Auxiliary service
work b) Line service work c) Administrative service work d) Primary service work. A
27. Except for one, listed functions are all auxiliary tasks: a) Crime laboratory b)Records c) Communication
d)Juvenile control. D
28. Which of the following functions are not classified as auxiliary service task? a) Records management b)Property
management c)Communications management d)Security management. D
29. During the Pre-Spanish Period, the function of policing was a job of the: a)Guardia civil b)Barangay headman
c)Sultan d)Guardrilleros. C
30. Which of the following is not a basic police activity? a) Crime prevention b)Crime repression c)Arrest of
offender d)Prosecution of criminal. D
31. The yardstick of efficiency of the police can be determined by absence of crime and the welfare of the individual
and society as its objective. This described as the: a) Traditional concepts b)Police Service Oriented Concept
c)Community Oriented Public Service d)Modern Concept. A
32. Peace officers are treated as state servants and people have minimal share in their duties or any direct connection
with them. This reflected as: a) Old concept b) New concept c)Continental theory d)Home rule theory. B
33. Policeman depends for their effectiveness in their functions upon express wishes of the community because they
are considered as servants of the people. This concepts is described as: a) Home rule theory b)Traditional theory
on policing c)Continental theory d)Old concept. A
34. Continuing Police Education and Training for PNP uniformed personnel is a basic responsibility of: a)National
Police Commission b)Philippine National Police c)Philippine Public Safety College d)National Police College.
C
35. The organizational rule of Unity of Command is done thru: a)Subordinate reports to one supervisor only
b)subordinate reports to one immediate supervisor c)subordinate reports to the same functional supervisor d)A
supervisor is responsible for unified group function. A
36. The development and use of an effective communication system theoretically gives greatest impetus to which of
the following organizational principles. a) Line of command b)Unity of command c) Span of control d)Chain
of command. B
37. Coordination as an administrative function: a)Requires without question acceptance of authority from above
b)Can always be achieved if subordinates are adequately remunerated c)Can generally be achieved without
acceptance of control d)Can likely be achieved if policies are clear with capable supervisors. D
38. Staff responsibilities differ from those of the line in that; a) Staff has no direct authority, but operates as
representative of a particular line officer. b) Line carries out its work under direct supervision by the staff c) Staff
officers never give direct orders d)Line carries out its work under direct supervision by the staff. A
39. In regard to the police planning function, it may be said that; a)Planning is essentially decision-making in
advance of action b)Planning is essentially order-giving c)Policemen must plan carefully than their
supervisors d)The higher the job in the organization, the shorter the time-lag between planning and execution. A
40. Recognition and definition of a problem is the first step in planning. Which of the following in not a further step
in planning? a) Delegation of responsibility b) Determination of possible solutions c) Collection and analysis of
facts d) Selection of best solution. A
41. The structure of an organization should be such that; a)It can adjust to short-term variations in work loads b)It
can adjust as necessary to the capability of the people who man it. c) Its function has resources compatible with
its contribution to the whole. d) It can weather the years without substantial structural changes. C
42. with respect to orders and command, it may be said that: a)Supervisors would do well to explain why, when
issuing orders. b)Orders should be personal not impersonal c)Orders should direct, not segregate d)Orders
must be complete and detailed. D
43. Delegation of responsibility to subordinates; a)Cannot be undertaken unless the supervisors is sure his men can
do the work. b)Seldom proves his men to be an effective motivating factor c)Does not put the subordinate on
his own d)Will not succeed unless the subordinate have self confidence in their capabilities. A
44. The function of control can be divided into three parts. Which of the following is not a part of control?
a)Initiation of activities b)Supervision of activities c)Comparison of results with standards d)Corrective action.
D
45. The most complex of the factors with which top management must deal with is: a)Men b)Money c)Materials
d)Mechanics. A
46. Police executive’s prime responsibility in law enforcement is the welfare and well being of: a)Personnel of the
organization b)Client of the organization c)Leader of the mobilized community d)Community,
townspeople. D
47. The staff officer of the Chief of Police is related to the latter as his: a)Alta ego b)Extension c)Administrative
support d)Coordinator. B
48. The 1987 Constitutional Mandate on the establishment of a police force is attained thru: a)RA 6975 b)RA 8551
c)RA 6975 and RA 8551 d)RA 4864. A
49. The 1973 Constitutional mandate on the establishment of an Integrated National Police was attained thru: a)PD
421 b)PD 448 c)PD 765 d)PD 1184. C
50. Plans utilized by patrol, traffic, vice and juvenile control. a)Tactical plans b)Operational plans c)Policy plan
d)Special operating plan. B
51. An area assigned for patrol purposes. a) Post b)Beat c)Sector d)Route. B
52. A medium through which work is accomplished by individuals or groups associated with each other.
a)Functional units b)Organization c)Associations d)All of these. A
53. One man must be in complete command in every situation. a)Chain of command b)Unity of command
c)Command responsibility d)Span of control. A
54. Intended to be used in all situations of all kinds: a)Office procedures b)Field procedures c)Special operating
procedures d)Tactical plans. C
55. Procedures in copying for specific locations at known locations. a)Tactical plans b)Operational plans c)Policy
plan d)Special operating plan. D
56. Operating procedure designed to guide members in routine assignments. a)Tactical plans b)Operational plans
c)Policy plan d)Special operating pan. C
57. Ability of one man to control, direct and coordinate immediate subordinate. a)Chain of command b)Unity of
command c)Command responsibility d)Span of control. A
58. Geographical subdivision of a city for patrol purposes. a)Bureau b)Section c)Division d)District. D
59. Sound organization involves delegation of decision-making authority. It should involve: a)Immediate
subordinates only b)All line personnel c)All line and staff personnel who have reached supervisory status
d)As far down the organization as competence and required information are available. C
60. Except for one the following are practical methods of Police Supervisory training: a)Conference method
b)Lecture method c)Study method d)Role playing method. C
61. Of the following, what collegiate educational program is most related to public training courses? a)Criminology
b)Police administration c)Criminal justice d)Public safety administration. D
62. It is the training of an individual already proficient in one line to be trained in another, usually allied to what he
has specialized. a)Cross-training b)Enhanced specialized training c)Technical specialized training
d)Maximized specialized training. B
63. A kind of training taken by members of the force to prepare them intellectually as temperamentally for
supervisory positions. a)Specialized training b)Management training c)Police basic training d)Command
training. B
64. For promotion to P/Inspector, the training required for permanent status is: a)Public Safety Officer Candidate
Course b)Public Safety Officer Supervisory Course c)Public Safety Basic Officer’s Course d)Public Safety
Inspector’s Course. B
65. Permanency is extended to a PNP officer promoted to Chief inspector if he has among others completed
successfully the career course on; a)Public Safety Officer Basic Course b)Public Safety Officer Advance Course
c)Public Safety Supervisory Advance Course d)Public Inspector’s Course. C
66. What is the highest Police career training given by the PPSC for permanent appointment as Police
Superintendent? a)PS Officer Advance Course b)PS Officer Advance Management Course c)PS Officer Senior
Executive Course d)PS Officer Senior Supervisor’s Course. C
67. The PPSC thru the PNPA grants a bachelor’s degree for permanent appointment as Police Superintendent?
a)Bachelor of Science in Police Administration b)Bachelor of Science in Public Safety c)Bachelor of Science in
Public Safety Management d)Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration. D
68. What constitutive unit of the PPSC grants Master’s Degree in Public Safety Administration? a)Philippine
National Police Academy b)National Police College c)National Public Safety College d)National Public Safety
Academy. C
69. The Philippine Public Safety College was created as an attached agency to the DILG. The enabling congressional
act is: a)RA 6975 b)RA 8551 c)RA 7610 d)RA 6713. a
70. The Philippine National Police Academy is an educational institution under the direction and supervision of:
a)Philippine National Police b)Philippine Public Safety College c)Office of the Secretary , DILG d)National
Police Commission. B
71. As an External Disciplinary Authority in the PNP the Peoples law enforcement boards are empowered to
investigate, decide citizen’s complaints against PNP members. These boards are created by what agency in
government? a)National Police Commission b)PNP c)City/ Municipal Mayors d)Sangguniang Panglungsod.
D
72. Women’s desk in all police stations nation-wide shall be established by the ______to administer and attend to
cases involving crimes against chastity, sexual harassment, abuses against women and children among others.
a)PNP b)Local city / Municipal Mayor c)National Police Commission d)Sangguniang Panglunsod. A
73. The internal affairs services of the PNP created under RA 8551 as part of the reform-reorganization movement in
the PNP performs the following, except for one: a)Investigative-prosecutorial functions b)Investigative &
monitoring functions c)Adjudicatory functions d)Appellate functions. D
74. It is the premier educational institution in the national government created to provide continuing education and
career training and human resource development of all personnel of the PNP, Fire and Jail Bureaus. a) Philippine
Public Safety college b) Philippine National Police c) Police National Training Institute d) Directorate for
Human Resource Development. A
75. The following, except or one educational institution are initial constitutive units of the PPSC on its creation in
1991. a) PNPA b) Jail Service training Service Center c) Philippine National Training Center d) National
Police College. D
76. What is the entry training for PNP permanent appointment in the initial rank of Police Officer I? a) On the jobs
training for recruits b) Basic police training for recruits c) Basic orientation course d) Police recruit candidate
course. B
77. For permanent promotion to Senior Police Officer I or SPO2, what is the career police training required? a)
Public Safety Officer Supervisors Course b) Public Safety Juniors Leadership Course c) Public Safety Juniors
Supervisors Course d) Public Safety Seniors Leadership Course. D
78. The career training required for lateral entry as a professional in the rank of Inspector or Senior Inspector, PNP is:
a)Public Safety Officer Candidates Course b)Public Safety Officer Orientation Course c) Public Safety Officer
Inspector’s Course d) Public Safety Basic Officer Course. A
79. That level of training that prepares the top administrative personnel of the force maximizes/ enhances decision-
making policy deliberating responsibilities. a) Management Training b) Total Quality Executive Training c)
Advance Leadership Training d) Proficiency Occupational Training. A
80. Under the police reform and reorganization law, a field training Program for all PNP uniform members is required
for permanency of their appointment consisting of 12 months. Basic areas of actual experience and assignment
during this period shall be on: a) Patrol, Traffic and investigation b) Patrol, investigation and instructional duties
c) Patrol, investigation and instructional duties c) Patrol, investigation and auxiliary services d) Patrol,
investigation and staff duty. A
81. The increase educational qualification for appointment as Director of a Provincial Police Officer is: a)
Completion of academic units towards a master degree in criminology or related master’s degree b) Holds a
master’s degree in public administration, sociology, criminology, criminal justice, law enforcement and related
disciplines c) Holds any master’s degree needed by the PNP d) Completed at least 24 academic master’s units as
mentioned above. B
82. The increase minimum educational qualification for appointment as Chief of Police of Municipal Police Station
are the following, except for one: a) Finished at least 2 nd year Bachelor’s of Laws b) Earned at least 12 units in
Master’s degree program in public administration, criminology, criminal justice, law enforcement, national
security administration and related programs. c) Member of the bar d) Licensed criminologist or PNPA graduates.
D
83. If the military service top officer’s corps has their National Defense College of the Philippines for their highest
educational programs, what has the police service have by way of identical educational program? a) Philippine
National Academy b) Philippine Public Safety College System c) National Police College d) Police College of
the Philippines. B
84. Largest organic unit within a large department. a) Division b) Bureau c) Section d) Functional units. B
85. Functional unit necessary for specialization. a) Division b) Bureau c) Section d) functional unit. C
86. Primary subdivision of a bureau. a) Division b) Bureau c) Functional d) None of these. A
87. Except for one the following are identifiable as administrative service function. a) Police training b) Police
personnel management c) Accounting, auditing and budgeting d) Transportation management. A
88. Patrol, Investigation, vice control are classified as: a) Auxiliary b) Line service c) k d) All of these. B
89. An officer who is in dominion of the department, district or bureau. a) Line officer b) Superior officer c)
Commanding officer d) Ranking officer. C
90. In the Philippine National Police four stars is the delegated insignia of; a) Deputy director b) Director c) Chief
Superintendent d) Director General. D
91. They constitute police officer from the Director General to police inspectors. a) Commanding officer b) Superior
officer c) Ranking officer d) Commissioned officer. D
92. A police rank of Superintendent is represented by the insignia; a) One Sun b) Two Sun c) Three Suns d) One Star.
A
93. Under RA 8551, suppression of insurgency and other serious threats to national security shall be the
responsibility of; a) PNP b) DIL c) DND D) AFT. A
94. Ex-officio chairman of the NAPOLCOM a) DOJ Secretary b) DND Secretary c) DILG Secretary d) President. C
95. the NAPOLCOM is a collegial body, whose members are appointed by the president, it is composed of a
chairperson and four regular commissioners of whom should be a woman, the regular commissioners shall come
from the civilian sector a) Two b) Three c) Four d) None of these. B
96. Service as an ex-officer member of the NAPOLCOM. a) DOJ Secretary b) DILG undersecretary c) PNP Chief d)
AFP Chief. C
97. They serve as deputized NAPOLCOM representative in their jurisdiction. a) City mayors b) Municipal mayors c)
Governors d) All of these. D
98. Automatic deputation of local executives as NAPOLCOM representatives shall be withdrawn in which of the
following cases? A) Frequent unauthorized absence and abuse of authority b) Providing material support to
criminal elements c) Engaging in acts inimical to national security or which negate their effectiveness of the peace
and order campaign. d) Any of the foregoing. D
99. Under the law, they may recommend the recall or re-assignment of the chief of police, when the latter has been
ineffective in combating crime or maintaining peace and order in the municipality. a) City mayors b) Municipal
mayors c) Governors d) Local peace and order council. D
100. Generally, a city or municipal mayor chooses the chief of police from a list of five eligibles coming from
the; a) Regional director b) Provincial director c) NAPOLCOM d) DILG. B