Criminal Justice Chap 7

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What percent of blacks believe that police brutality against blacks happens occasionally or more often in their communities?

Following are the three I's of police selection. Which one of these do not belong?

-interaction skills
according to your text three highly important qualities for police are:

-the three I's of police selection common sense and compassion
-strength, endurance, and compassion
-strength, common sense, and the three I's of police selection
-the three I's of police selection
the three Is of police selection common sense and compassion
police wrok is intrinsically satisfying it is :

-generally outdoors
-people oriented
-all of the above
allov the above
Failure to failry represent all genders and races within police departments has led to several negative consequences. Which of the following is not one of the negatvie consequences?

-expensive lawsuits
-court ordered quotas to achieve the desired diversity
-consent decrees
-sensational publicity
sensational publicity
three successful police recruiting practices are listed below. Which of the folllowing does not belong?

-using television radio and newspaper advertisements
-going to colleges and to schools in minority communities
-waiting for ideal job applicants to gravitate toward ones department
-working with local employment offices
waiting for ideal job applicants to gravitate toward ones department
your textbook names three successful police recruitment programs, which are listed below. which of the following programs listed below is not one of these programs

-public safety officer programs
-high school tech prep programs
-police cadet programs
-police athletic leagues
police athletic leagues
a merit system of police employment is established when an independant civil service commission in cooperation with the city personnel section and the police department sets standards for three following issues. Which of the following is not set by a merit system?

-employment qualifications
-recruitment criteria
-discipline procedures
-performance standards
recruitment criteria
Your textbook names some of the characteristics of a police cheifs job. Three are listed below. Which of the following is not listed in your text book?

-a typical police cheif rarely served longer than 10 years
-police cheifs must be long term preferably lifetime local residents in order to fully understand the needs of the community
-police chiefs must be politically savvy in order to survive
-much of the political controvery and many of the social problems in major cities and countries end up involving the police department and its chief
police chiefs must be long term local residents in order to fully understand the needs of the community
Your textbook names three of these characteristics of a typical sheriff. They are listed below. Which of the following is not listed in your textbook?

-sheriffs sometimes have statewide jurisdiction especially in sates with smaller populations
-sheriffs often have a strong idea of the priorities of a community.
-sherrifs wield more influcence with prosecutors and in legislature than do cheifs of police
-sheriffs must be good politicians
sheriffs sometimes have statewide jurisdictions
the movement to limit the discretion of police officers is the result of:

-increased police community relations
-lowered crime rates
-abuses of that discretion
-positive publicity about lowered discretion
abuses of that discretion
police officers cannot make any arrest for every violation of the loaw -- that is they cannot provide:

-full enforcement
-high discretion
-selective enforcement
-limited discretion
-full enforcement
the practice of relying on the judgemenbt of the police leadership and rank and file officers to decide which laws to enforce is referred to as
-limited discretion
-selective enforcement
-high discretion
-full enforcement
selective enforcement
for most violations of the law a police officer can usually exercise a number of options. Fice are listed in your textbook and three are listed below. Which one does not belong/not an option in your text book?

-making a physical arrest
-issuing a written warning
-giving a verbal warning
-using lethal force
using lethal force
In cases involving lesser felonies, misdemeanors, and petty offenses police officers are more likely to:

-formally report the crime
-informally handle the crime
-do nothing
-maje a physical arrest
informally handle the crime
the ____ the complaint the more likely a patrol officer is to use formal procedures to report and investigate a crime.

-more affluent
more affluent
for a long time police looked at a domestic violence calls as ___ when in fact they should have been trated as ___

-criminal matters, routine service calls
-peacekeeping activities, criminal matters
-misdemeanors, felonies
-assault offenses, sexual offenses
peacekeeping, criminal
approx. ____ women are victims of domestic violence each year.

- 1 mill
-5 mill
1 mill
which of the following has/have always made the policethe pajor respondents to domestic violence calls?

-ongoing police interest
-high concerns for womens safety
-referrals from other agencies
0the availability of 24 hour service
-the availability of 24 hour service
Police have responded to domestic violence in three distinct ways. Which are listed in your textbook. Which of the following is not these three ways?

-arrest the perpatrator and the victim
-separate the domestic partners
-mediate the dispute
-arrest the perp of the assault
arrest perp and victim
racial profiling often occurrs during ___ where police justify stopping a car because of minir equipment or moving traffic violations that might otherwise be ignored.

-random patrol
-pretext stops
-full enforcement
-selective enforcement
pretext stops
your text book lists several methods that have been prescribed to stop racial profiling. Three are listed below. Which of the following is not one of the methods listed in your textbook.

-Having police officers distribute business cards to all motorists and pedestrians they stop
-racial and cultural diversity training for police personnel
-arresting all perpetrators regardless of race
-videotaping all traffic stops
arresting all perps regard of race
which of the following is defined as the harmful physical and emotional outcomes that occur when the requirements of a job do notmactch the capabilities, resources, or needs ot the employee?

-job stress
-organizational change
-stress management
-racial profiling
Job stress
most peoples definitions of brutality include three of the following according to your textbook. Which of the following is not included in your textbooks definition of brutality?

-unnecessary stopping, questioning, and searching of pedestrians or those in vehicles
-full enforcement
-verbal abuse
-threats of force
full enforcement
which of the following is a measure of coercion beyond what is necessary to control participants in a conflict?

-deadly force
-job stress
-excessive force
excessive force
approx what percent of the public has a great deal or quite alot of confidence in the polices ability to protect it from violent crime?

what is the average level of education in policing today

-a high school diploma
-nearly two years of college
-a two year college degree
-a 4 year degree
a two year degree
which of the following is an advantage of hiring college educated police officers?

-better written reports
-enhanced communication with the public
-fewer citizens complaints
-all of the above
allof the above
which of the following programs is intended to address the violent crime by increasing the number of police with advanced education and trinaing on the community patrol and provide educational assistance to lawenforcement personnell and students who possess a sincere interest in public service in the form of law enforcement?

-the public corps
-the public safety officer program
-the police cadet program
0the highschool tech prep program
the police corps
when did the systematic psychological testing of police officers began?>

approx what percent of recruits inpolice accademy classes fail to complete the program?

according to available recearch on the subject, which of the following factors does not influence the exercise of discretion on the part of police patrol officers?

-nature of the crime
-departmental policies
-amount of evidence
-personal characteristics of officers
personal characteristics of officers
which of the following is a way to control the amount of discretion exercised by police officers?

close supervision by a police agencys management
-department directives or policies
-decisions of the united states supreme court
-all of the abnove
all of the above
which of the following us supreme court decisions severely restrict the police use of deadly force?

-furman vs. georgia
-tennessee v garner
-escobedo v illinois
woodson v north carolina
tenn v garner
which of the following is not a type of police misconduct identified by ellywn stoddard?

-all of the above are types of police misconduct
all of the above
____ are officers who actively seek ways to make money illegally while on duty

-meat eaters
-grass eaters
meat eaters
in which of the following decades were police departments required to engage in affirmative action efforts in the hiring process?


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