Cj121 Final- American Corrections

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  • 1. 
    Would the crime committed by a Situational offender usually be a serious violent crime?

  • 2. 
    Is one of the purposes of corrections is;
    • A. 

      Protecting society by rewarding people who break society's rules

    • B. 

      Protecting society by medicating people who break society's rules

    • C. 

      Protecting society by punishing people who break society's rules

    • D. 

      Protecting society by punishing victims who break society's rules


  • 3. 
    Corrections can be viewed as a series of processes consisting of which of the 5 following areas,
    • A. 

      Sentencing,classification, rewarding, reviewing, rewinding

    • B. 

      Sentencing, classification, supervision, programming, revocation

    • C. 

      Sentencing, classification, probation, promotion, emotion

    • D. 

      Sentencing, protection, probation, parole, processing


  • 4. 
    Is the purpose of feedback to learn, grow and improve?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 5. 
    Is a key issue facing corrections funding, and conflicting goals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 6. 
    Would Incapacitation be best described as depriving an offender of the ability to commit crimes against society?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 7. 
    Does a career criminal see crime as a way to earn a living?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 8. 
    Do career criminals contribute prison overcrowding?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 9. 
    Is a Substance Abuser a person who's; 
    • A. 

      Use of illegal chemical substances disrupts normal living

    • B. 

      Use of illegal chemical substances creates a condition for normal living

    • C. 

      Use of illegal chemical substances promotes normal living


  • 10. 
    According to the text. Do treatment programs have a high success rate for substance abusers?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 11. 
    Mentally ill offender is;
    • A. 

      Distructive

    • B. 

      Disturbed

    • C. 

      Disruptive

    • D. 

      Dumb


  • 12. 
    One key method shown to prevent AIDS transmission in corrections is through;
    • A. 

      Education

    • B. 

      Passing out condoms

    • C. 

      Prohibiting homosexual behavior

    • D. 

      Legalizing drugs


  • 13. 
    Is a Long-Term Prisoner  a person who serves a prison sentence of 10 years or more before his or her first release?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 14. 
    Older prisoners are more likely to;
    • A. 

      Break prison rules

    • B. 

      Prefer solitude

    • C. 

      Seek gang membership for protection

    • D. 

      Be less stable


  • 15. 
    Is Discretionary Release relase without conditional supervision?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 16. 
    Expiration Release is? 
    • A. 

      Release of a prisoner with supervision

    • B. 

      Release of a prisoner that is terminally ill

    • C. 

      Release of a prisoner without any further correctional supervision

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Non of the above


  • 17. 
    Are most parolees unskilled or semiskilled when released?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 18. 
    Parolees can have their parole for two reasons, which are they?
    • A. 

      Committing a new crime, committing an old crime

    • B. 

      Committing a new crime, committing a technical violation

    • C. 

      Committing a technical crime, committing a crime

    • D. 

      Committing to a violation, committing to a life of crime


  • 19. 
    Which best describes Mr. Gonzalez's approach to being  a Probation officer?
    • A. 

      Parental approach

    • B. 

      Welfare approach

    • C. 

      Passive approach

    • D. 

      Punitive approach

    • E. 

      Suspect approach

    • F. 

      Creeper approach


  • 20. 
    Based on the readings of the text, would you agree that suicide is one of the main issues facing jails today?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    Would the biggest in the U.S. be located in, 
    • A. 

      Los Angeles, New York

    • B. 

      New Jersey, Los Tigre De Norte

    • C. 

      Los Angeles, New Mexico

    • D. 

      New York, New hampshire


  • 22. 
    Do you beleive that over 2/3 of detainees have a history of substance abuse
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    What best describes "Bail" according to the text.
    • A. 

      The amount of money specified by a judge for pretrial release

    • B. 

      The amount of money specified by retrial services for release

    • C. 

      The amount of money specified by a judge prior to sentencing

    • D. 

      The amount of money specified by a judge for resitution


  • 24. 
    According to the text what percentage of detainees cannot afford bail?
    • A. 

      100%

    • B. 

      60%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      20%

    • E. 

      40%


  • 25. 
    Who is considered to be the father of Probaiton ?
    • A. 

      John Ritter

    • B. 

      John Augustus

    • C. 

      John E. Law

    • D. 

      Joe Gonzalez

    • E. 

      John Adams

    • F. 

      John D. Augustini


  • 26. 
    What is the PSI
    • A. 

      Pounds per square inch

    • B. 

      Presentence report

    • C. 

      Presentence investigation

    • D. 

      Presentence sentencing report

    • E. 

      All of above

    • F. 

      Non of the above


  • 27. 
    Do Probation Officers have the ability to influence a person's actions?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 28. 
    Are Conditions of Probation considered,
    • A. 

      Constraints imposed on all probationers

    • B. 

      Constraints imposed on the weather

    • C. 

      Constraints imposed on all correctional officers

    • D. 

      Constraints imposed on all prison offenders


  • 29. 
    Government seizure of property and other assets is called?
    • A. 

      Day fines

    • B. 

      Forfeiture

    • C. 

      Sanctions

    • D. 

      Repossession

    • E. 

      Obsession


  • 30. 
    According to the text, is Recidivism the return of a former correctional client to criminal behaivor
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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