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Chapter 6 Mobile Surveillance Part 2

Below are the questions and indicative answers to Covert Surveillance Theory by each chapter.


If you are taking the assessments for the Level 4 NQF qualifications in surveillance, you are advised not to copy and paste these answers into your workbook. It will be easily noticed if you do, and you will be struck off for plagiarism.


Only the indicative content is included, not the complete answers, therefore you will have to answer your questions in full to level 4 standard.

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Chapter 6 Questions - Mobile Questions Part 2

1. Illustrate how you would deploy your vehicles if the Target entered a rail station and waited for a train (you have identified the destination).


  • Size of team

  • Destination

  • Remain

  • Leapfrog

  • Motorbike


2. Explain what the eyeball should convey to the team upon entering a car park.


  • Stop

  • Handover

  • Location

  • Exits

  • Report

  • Plot up

  • Trigger


3. Examine why all of the team should not be within the same car park as your target.


  • Consolidation

  • Third party

  • Trapped

  • Losses

  • Counter surveillance

4. Explain what you would do if your target pulls over onto the hard shoulder of a motorway.


  • Ahead

  • Observe

  • Bridges

  • Plot

  • Breakdowns

  • Drive pasts

  • Emulate


5. Identify what checks must be made to surveillance vehicles, prior to their use on a night mobile surveillance operation.


  • Lights

  • Interior

  • Exterior

  • Dashboard

  • Satnav

  • Windows

  • Torch


6. What general principles or tactics should you consider during night time mobile surveillance.


  • Handovers

  • Closeness

  • Distances

  • Indication

  • Frequency

7. Explain the phrase ‘Lights Away’.


  • Trigger

  • Checking

  • Possibilities

  • Confirm


8. Explain the advantages of using a biker on surveillance.

  • Traffic

  • Public transport

  • Support

  • Triggers

  • Imagery


9. Identify the hazards when carrying out single handed surveillance.

  • Compromise

  • Danger

  • High speeds

  • Multitasking

  • Losses

10. Identify three things should you check upon finding someone involved in an accident who appears to be unconscious.

  • Airway

  • Breathing

  • Circulation

End of Chapter 6 Pt 2

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