Question 1 Which of the following is false regarding education and the police?
Question 2 What city was the first to hire and award the title of police officer to a woman in 1910?
Question 3 Justification of the use of deadly force via the “fleeing felon” rule can be traced to:
Question 4 Which of the following is not one of the six core beliefs at the heart of the police culture?
Question 5 Which of the following traits is said to be found on all levels of policing?
Question 6 Which of the following is not a problem associated with the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)?
Question 7 Cesare Beccaria advocated:
Question 8 Which of the following statements about the validity of self-report data is false?
Question 9 Which type of data prefers the use of interviews and questionnaires for high school students?
Question 10 A Crime Index is?
Question 11 Which state had the earliest example of state police?
Question 12 Henry Fielding operated his own monied police that attempted to clean up earlier policing efforts by deciding which cases to investigate and which streets to protect, they were called:
Question 13 Roughly how many metropolitan police agencies employ more than 1,000 sworn officers?
Question 14 The first technological breakthrough in policing came in the following area:
Question 15 Since September 11, 2001, which agency is considered the main federal investigative agency for terrorism?
Question 16 Which of the following is not a focus of community policing?
Question 17 Regardless of the size of the policing organization this person has general administrative control and sets policy for all of the department’s operating branches
Question 18 What was a result of the Kansas City Gun Experiment?
Question 19 Jurisdictions that encourage patrol officers to aggressively arrest and detain suspicious persons experience lower crime rates than other jurisdictions that do not practice this type of policing?
Question 20 Which of the following statements is true?
Question 21 According to this justice perspective, the proper role of the justice system is to prevent crime through the judicious use of criminal sanctions. It demands an efficient system that hands out tough sanctions to those who violate the law.
Question 22 Which of the following statements is true?
Question 23 Approximately __ percent of the people arrested on felony charges are eventually convicted in criminal court?
Question 24 Which courts review whether the judge conducted the trial in an approved manner?
Question 25 According to this justice perspective, the justice system serves as a mechanism of caring for and treating people who cannot manage themselves. It assumes people are at the mercy of social, economic, and interpersonal conditions.
Week 5 Midterm Exam
Question 1 Which of the following is not a focus of community policing?
Question 2 UCR data suggests that the average police officer makes less than one felony arrest every __ months.
Question 3 The statement “Aggressive policing increases community perception that police arrest many criminals and therefore most violators get caught” is an example of what?
Question 4 Regardless of the size of the policing organization this person has general administrative control and sets policy for all of the department’s operating branches
Question 5 In Martin Innes’ study of investigation techniques he found that police rely heavily on _ that includes canvas of neighborhoods, interviews with friends/family and constructing victim/suspect timelines to solve a crime.
Question 6 What pattern does research reveal regarding officers’ involvement in use-of-force incidents?
Question 7 Which policing style utilizes the least amount of discretion?
Question 8 An officer approaches a group of teenagers drinking beer, she checks everyone’s ID and arrests all who are underage. This example best typifies which officer style?
Question 9 The blue curtain is a term used to describe:
Question 10 What U.S. Supreme Court decision set forth the “reasonable officer” standard for police use of deadly force?
Question 11 The National Crime Victimization Survey asks participants to report on the frequency and characteristics of all but which one of the following crimes?
Question 12 Which of the following is not a problem associated with the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)?
Question 13 Which of the following groups experience violent crimes at a higher rate than other groups?
Question 14 Which view of criminality argues that people commit crimes if they believe it will provide immediate benefits without the threat of long-term risks?
Question 15 Which of the following is one of the problems associated with the validity of the Uniform Crime Report?
Question 16 The contemporary criminal justice system can be divided into three main components:
Question 17 The corrections system is vast and costs federal, state, and local governments:
Question 18 For every 1000 crimes, approximately __ people are sent to prison.
Question 19 In the formal criminal justice process all defendants must go through which stage to ensure proper sentencing/punishment/dismissal/closure?
Question 20 The exercise of power is granted to those who control the criminal justice system. In policing they are given the power to;
Question 21 What federal agency is responsible for witness security?
Question 22 What federal agency is responsible for the transportation of federal prisoners?
Question 23 Roughly how many metropolitan police agencies employ just one sworn officer?
Question 24 Which of the following officers was part of the watch system of policing that thrived in 13th century England?
Question 25 Which federal law enforcement agency has unlimited jurisdiction?