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  • 1. 
    1.In 1985, the fleeing felon rule was declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court in the landmark case of _____.
    • A. 

      Lawrence v. Texas

    • B. 

      Mapp v. Ohio

    • C. 

      Tennessee v. Garner

    • D. 

      Terry v. Ohio


  • 2. 
    2.Of the approximate 43 million citizen contacts with the police, only what percent involved police use of force?
    • A. 

      8.5%

    • B. 

      5.3%

    • C. 

      1.6%

    • D. 

      12%


  • 3. 
    3.The legality and morality of the fleeing felon rule is challenged because of the U.S. legal concept of
    • A. 

      Presumption of innocence

    • B. 

      Fundamental fairness

    • C. 

      Cruel and unusual punishment

    • D. 

      Application of equality


  • 4. 
    4.Which of the following is incorrect?
    • A. 

      The police make more arrests for minor violations than for serious crime.

    • B. 

      The police make more arrests for driving while intoxicated (DWI/DUI) than they do for drug offenses.

    • C. 

      The police make more arrests for aggravated or felony assault than they do for misdemeanor assault arrests.

    • D. 

      The violation of liquor laws, drunkenness, disorderly conduct, vagrancy, and loitering are responsible for approximately 2.5 million arrests a year.


  • 5. 
    5.The vast majority of arrests the police make are for:
    • A. 

      Violent crimes

    • B. 

      Property crimes

    • C. 

      Financial crimes

    • D. 

      Quality of life crimes


  • 6. 
    6.Most of police contacts involve:
    • A. 

      Motor vehicle or traffic-related issues

    • B. 

      Dealing with family violence

    • C. 

      Arresting offenders

    • D. 

      Testifying in court


  • 7. 
    7.The police role is:
    • A. 

      Very ambiguous

    • B. 

      Very clearly defined

    • C. 

      Mainly related to violent crime

    • D. 

      Mainly related to arresting offenders


  • 8. 
    8.All are current less than lethal tools departments use except
    • A. 

      O.C. Spray

    • B. 

      Tasers

    • C. 

      Expandable Batons

    • D. 

      Slapjack


  • 9. 
    9.Sheehan and Cordner state that the two primary goals and objectives of police departments are
    • A. 

      Maintaining order and protecting life and property

    • B. 

      Preventing crime and arresting offenders

    • C. 

      Preventing crime and maintaining order

    • D. 

      Protecting life and property and preventing crime


  • 10. 
    10.Which of the following is not one of the secondary goals and objectives of police departments?
    • A. 

      Recovering stolen and missing property

    • B. 

      Enforcing non-criminal regulation

    • C. 

      Delivering services not available elsewhere in the community

    • D. 

      Settling arguments and disputes


  • 11. 
    11.Who arranged for the organization of the first paid, full-time, uniformed police department, conceived of the police role as a conspicuous community-oriented patrol designed more for prevention and deterrence than for enforcement?
    • A. 

      Henry Fielding

    • B. 

      Carl B. Klockars

    • C. 

      Sir Robert Peel

    • D. 

      Egon Bittner


  • 12. 
    12. Officer Smith believes her role is to maintain order on her beat by arresting criminals. According to Broderick, she would be considered a/an:
    • A. 

      Realist

    • B. 

      Optimist

    • C. 

      Enforcer

    • D. 

      Idealist


  • 13. 
    13.Officer Brown believes his role is keeping the peace and preserving the social order, yet he is very careful not to violate the constitutional rights of individuals. According to Broderick, he would be considered a/an:
    • A. 

      Realist

    • B. 

      Optimist

    • C. 

      Enforcer

    • D. 

      Idealist


  • 14. 
    14.Officer Green believes that it is impossible to achieve the goals and objectives of the police department and concentrates his efforts on the concept of police loyalty and the mutual support of his fellow officers. According to Broderick, he would be considered a/an:
    • A. 

      Realist

    • B. 

      Optimist

    • C. 

      Enforcer

    • D. 

      Idealist


  • 15. 
    15.Officer White concentrates her efforts on helping people in trouble, rather than on keeping society safe. According to Broderick, she would be considered a/an:
    • A. 

      Realist

    • B. 

      Optimist

    • C. 

      Enforcer

    • D. 

      Idealist


  • 16. 
    16.Which of the following is not one of James Q. Wilson’s operating styles?
    • A. 

      Watchman

    • B. 

      Legalistic

    • C. 

      Service

    • D. 

      Aggressive


  • 17. 
    17.The Bigtown Police Department maintains order through informal police intervention, including persuasion and threats, or hassling or roughing up disruptive people instead of formal arrests. According to James Q. Wilson, it would be considered to be a _____ department.
    • A. 

      Watchman

    • B. 

      Legalistic

    • C. 

      Moralistic

    • D. 

      Service


  • 18. 
    18.The Largetown Police Department issues many summonses and makes many misdemeanor arrests. According to James Q. Wilson, it would be considered to be a _____ department.
    • A. 

      Watchman

    • B. 

      Legalistic

    • C. 

      Moralistic

    • D. 

      Service


  • 19. 
    19.The Smalltown Police Department uses social service agencies to provide counseling for minor offenders. According to James Q. Wilson, it would be considered a _____ department.
    • A. 

      Watchman

    • B. 

      Legalistic

    • C. 

      Moralistic

    • D. 

      Service


  • 20. 
    20.Police officers have _____ discretion.
    • A. 

      Little

    • B. 

      Tremendous

    • C. 

      Limited

    • D. 

      No


  • 21. 
    21.The first decision maker in the criminal justice system and often the most important is:
    • A. 

      The judge

    • B. 

      The defense attorney

    • C. 

      The police officer

    • D. 

      The prosecutor


  • 22. 
    22.The two primary goals and objectives of police departments, according to Sheehan and Cordner are:
    • A. 

      Maintain order and protect life

    • B. 

      Maintain order and prevent crime

    • C. 

      Investigate crimes and make arrest

    • D. 

      Arrest individuals and protect property


  • 23. 
    23.All are secondary goals of policing except:
    • A. 

      Preventing crime

    • B. 

      Assisting the sick and injured

    • C. 

      Arresting and prosecuting offenders

    • D. 

      All are secondary goals of policing


  • 24. 
    1.Which of the following is not indicative of the police culture?
    • A. 

      Trust

    • B. 

      Clannishness

    • C. 

      Honor

    • D. 

      Individuality


  • 25. 
    2.The refusal of some police officers to report fellow officers’ misconduct is called:
    • A. 

      The uniform code of silence

    • B. 

      The blue wall of silence

    • C. 

      The police omerta

    • D. 

      Blue loyalty


  • 26. 
    3.Which is not a trait of the police personality?
    • A. 

      Authoritarianism

    • B. 

      Suspicion

    • C. 

      Racism

    • D. 

      Liberalism


  • 27. 
    4.Which is not indicative of the police personality?
    • A. 

      Hostility

    • B. 

      Insecurity

    • C. 

      Cynicism

    • D. 

      Social conscience


  • 28. 
    5.According to your text, which is not an issue related to stress
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Ulcers

    • C. 

      Impotence

    • D. 

      AIDS


  • 29. 
    6.Which type of stress is produced by the daily need to confront the tragedies of urban life? personal
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Organizational

    • C. 

      Operational

    • D. 

      Physical


  • 30. 
    7.The majority of recent studies have found that the police “working personality” comes from:
    • A. 

      The officer’s teenage years

    • B. 

      The socialization process in the police academy, field training, and patrol experience

    • C. 

      The officer’s early experiences as a child

    • D. 

      The officer’s adulthood


  • 31. 
    8.The Dirty Harry problem refers to:
    • A. 

      The corruption problem in law enforcement

    • B. 

      The brutality problem in law enforcement

    • C. 

      The moral dilemma officers face when they can use evil means to achieve good ends

    • D. 

      The stress problem in policing


  • 32. 
    9.The human body’s reaction to highly stressful situations is known as the:
    • A. 

      Flight-or-fight response

    • B. 

      Stressed-out syndrome

    • C. 

      Adrenaline response

    • D. 

      Fight-or-freeze syndrome


  • 33. 
    10.Which type of stress is produced by the interpersonal characteristics of belonging to the police organization, such as difficulties in getting along with other officers?
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Operational

    • C. 

      Organizational

    • D. 

      Mental


  • 34. 
    11.Which of the following is not one of the four general categories of police stress discovered by researchers?
    • A. 

      External stress

    • B. 

      Organizational stress

    • C. 

      Personal stress

    • D. 

      Command stress


  • 35. 
    12.Stress produced by real threats and dangers, such as responding to gun runs and other dangerous assignments, is classified as:
    • A. 

      External stress

    • B. 

      Organizational stress

    • C. 

      Personal stress

    • D. 

      Operational stress


  • 36. 
    13.The stress produced by elements inherent in the quasi-military character of the police service, such as adjusting to changing tours of duty, odd working hours, and working holidays, is classified as:
    • A. 

      External stress

    • B. 

      Organizational stress

    • C. 

      Personal stress

    • D. 

      Operational stress


  • 37. 
    14.The stress produced by the interpersonal characteristics of belonging to the police organization, such as difficulties in getting along with other officers, is classified as:
    • A. 

      External stress

    • B. 

      Organizational stress

    • C. 

      Personal stress

    • D. 

      Operational stress


  • 38. 
    15.The stress produced by the daily need to confront the tragedies of urban life, such as dealing with derelicts, criminals, and the mentally disturbed, and the need to engage in dangerous activity to protect a public that appears to be unappreciative of the police, is classified as:
    • A. 

      External stress

    • B. 

      Organizational stress

    • C. 

      Personal stress

    • D. 

      Operational stress


  • 39. 
    16.Which of the following is not one of the factors leading to stress in police work?
    • A. 

      Poor training

    • B. 

      Role conflict

    • C. 

      Exposure to brutality

    • D. 

      Early retirement


  • 40. 
    17.After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, what was required of all NYPD officers?
    • A. 

      Racial profiling classes

    • B. 

      Mental health counseling

    • C. 

      Terrorist identification classes

    • D. 

      Weekly safety briefings


  • 41. 
    18.According to Ellen Scrivner, which of the following is not a job-related issue that contributes to family dysfunction in police families?
    • A. 

      Family disruption due to rotating shifts

    • B. 

      Unpredictable work environment

    • C. 

      The constant exposure of police officers to members of the opposite gender

    • D. 

      Community expectations and demands


  • 42. 
    18.According to Ellen Scrivner, which of the following is not a job-related issue that contributes to family dysfunction in police families?
    • A. 

      Family disruption due to rotating shifts

    • B. 

      Unpredictable work environment

    • C. 

      The constant exposure of police officers to members of the opposite gender

    • D. 

      Community expectations and demands


  • 43. 
    18.According to Ellen Scrivner, which of the following is not a job-related issue that contributes to family dysfunction in police families?
    • A. 

      Family disruption due to rotating shifts

    • B. 

      Unpredictable work environment

    • C. 

      The constant exposure of police officers to members of the opposite gender

    • D. 

      Community expectations and demands


  • 44. 
    19.A situation in which police officers trust only other police officers and do not aid in the investigation of wrongdoing by other officers is called the:
    • A. 

      Red curtain

    • B. 

      Blue curtain

    • C. 

      Blue shield

    • D. 

      Red shield


  • 45. 
    19.A situation in which police officers trust only other police officers and do not aid in the investigation of wrongdoing by other officers is called the:
    • A. 

      Red curtain

    • B. 

      Blue curtain

    • C. 

      Blue shield

    • D. 

      Red shield


  • 46. 
    20.The attitude that there is no hope for the world and a view of humanity at its worst is called:
    • A. 

      Police social control

    • B. 

      Police prejudice

    • C. 

      Police attitude

    • D. 

      Police cynicism


  • 47. 
    21.According to research, compared to other professions the police exhibit higher rates of:
    • A. 

      Divorce

    • B. 

      Suicide

    • C. 

      Stress

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 48. 
    22.Suicide by cop incidents accounted for _____ of municipal police shootings.
    • A. 

      Less than 1%

    • B. 

      11%

    • C. 

      39%

    • D. 

      59%


  • 49. 
    23.Studies indicate that police officers are _____ more likely to suffer from alcoholism than the average citizen.
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      55%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      300%


  • 50. 
    1.The first African American police officer was appointed in what city?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      New Orleans

    • D. 

      Miami


  • 51. 
    2.Which of the following was not one of the duties relegated to early female police officers?
    • A. 

      Issuing parking tickets

    • B. 

      Guarding female prisoners

    • C. 

      Performing routine clerical tasks

    • D. 

      Patrolling


  • 52. 
    3.In 1910, _____ appointed the nation’s first “officially designated” policewoman.
    • A. 

      Dallas

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      Chicago


  • 53. 
    4.In 1910, the nation’s first “officially designated” policewoman was:
    • A. 

      Alice Stebbins Wells

    • B. 

      Nora Jean Wilson

    • C. 

      Hazel L. Davis

    • D. 

      Ruth Smith


  • 54. 
    5.The most prevalent form of discrimination has been:
    • A. 

      Separate job titles

    • B. 

      Disparate recruiting

    • C. 

      De facto discrimination

    • D. 

      Standard discrimination


  • 55. 
    6.According to your text, which racial group despite efforts is poorly represented in law enforcement?
    • A. 

      American Indian

    • B. 

      Pacific Islander

    • C. 

      Asian

    • D. 

      Hispanics


  • 56. 
    7.The Supreme Court case that established the concept that hiring requirements must be job-related was:
    • A. 

      Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    • B. 

      Brown v. Mississippi

    • C. 

      Griggs v. Duke Power Company

    • D. 

      U.S. v. Paradise


  • 57. 
    8.The concept that employers must take active steps to ensure equal employment opportunity and to redress past discrimination is called:
    • A. 

      Reverse discrimination

    • B. 

      Adverse impact

    • C. 

      Affirmative action

    • D. 

      De facto opportunity


  • 58. 
    9.All are issues women face in the law enforcement workplace except:
    • A. 

      Pregnancy

    • B. 

      Dating

    • C. 

      Family issues

    • D. 

      Drug use


  • 59. 
    10.The academic studies of women on patrol indicate that:
    • A. 

      Women can perform patrol duties as well as men can

    • B. 

      Women perform in a less satisfactory manner than men on patrol

    • C. 

      Women perform as well as men on patrol but only when teamed with a male partner

    • D. 

      The majority of women do not want to work patrol


  • 60. 
    11._____ of sworn personnel in local police departments are African American.
    • A. 

      11.9%

    • B. 

      20.7%

    • C. 

      5.2%

    • D. 

      18.9%


  • 61. 
    12._____ of sworn personnel in local police departments are women.
    • A. 

      11.9%

    • B. 

      15.3%

    • C. 

      3.9%

    • D. 

      21.2%


  • 62. 
    13._____ of sworn personnel in local police departments are Hispanic.
    • A. 

      19.5%

    • B. 

      22.7%

    • C. 

      10.3%

    • D. 

      L.8%


  • 63. 
    14.Until the 1970s, why was it presumed that women were not capable of performing the same type of patrol duty as men?
    • A. 

      Because of their gender and size

    • B. 

      Because they could not testify in court

    • C. 

      Because they were not good drivers

    • D. 

      14.Until the 1970s, why was it presumed that women were not capable of performing the same type of patrol duty as men?


  • 64. 
    15.The simultaneous expectation by white officers that African American officers will give members of their own race better treatment, but that African American officers will also receive hostility from the African American community because they are perceived as traitors to their race is known as:
    • A. 

      Double marginality

    • B. 

      De facto discrimination

    • C. 

      Adverse impact

    • D. 

      Reverse discrimination


  • 65. 
    16.All are challenges that African Americans face in the workplace except:
    • A. 

      Tokenism

    • B. 

      Acceptance

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Harassment


  • 66. 
    1.The Greek philosopher who wrote the classic Nicomachean Ethics was:
    • A. 

      Aristotle

    • B. 

      Plato

    • C. 

      Socrates

    • D. 

      Onassis


  • 67. 
    2.Which of the following is an example of the ethical standards established to determine how police officers should act?
    • A. 

      Organizational value systems or codes of ethics designed to educate and guide the behavior of those who work within an organization

    • B. 

      The Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

    • C. 

      An oath of office

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 68. 
    3.Which of the following is an example of the standards governing police ethics?
    • A. 

      U.S. Constitution

    • B. 

      Bill of Rights

    • C. 

      Case law as determined by appellate courts and the U.S. Supreme Court

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 69. 
    4.Noble cause corruption is also known as:
    • A. 

      Dirty Harry syndrome

    • B. 

      Blue line crossing

    • C. 

      Blue corruption

    • D. 

      Meat eating


  • 70. 
    5.The 193l National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement was more popularly known as the:
    • A. 

      Kerner Commission

    • B. 

      Volmer Commission

    • C. 

      Wickersham Commission

    • D. 

      Kefauver Commission


  • 71. 
    6.According to the author’s definition of police corruption, which of the following would be an example of police corruption?
    • A. 

      A police officer receives $15 from a driver for not giving her/him a summons for speeding.

    • B. 

      A police officer receives sexual favors from a driver for not giving him/her a summons for speeding.

    • C. 

      An off-duty police officer escorts a drug dealer as he delivers illegal drugs to customers. He receives $100 a delivery.

    • D. 

      All of the above.


  • 72. 
    7.Which of the following is not a reason for police corruption as listed in your text?
    • A. 

      Individual officer explanations

    • B. 

      The police subculture

    • C. 

      Social structure explanations

    • D. 

      All are reasons for corruption


  • 73. 
    8.Some studies indicate that domestic violence may be _____ in police families when compared to the general public.
    • A. 

      More prevalent

    • B. 

      Less prevalent

    • C. 

      The same

    • D. 

      None of these


  • 74. 
    9.“The excessive or unreasonable use of force in dealing with citizens, suspects, and offenders” is the definition of:
    • A. 

      Police misconduct

    • B. 

      Police violence

    • C. 

      Police mistreatment

    • D. 

      Police brutality


  • 75. 
    10.In recent years, an increasing number of lawsuits against police officers have been brought to federal courts on civil rights grounds. These federal suits are known as:
    • A. 

      1983 suits

    • B. 

      Federal Interstate Compacts

    • C. 

      Civil Rights Act of 1965

    • D. 

      Civil Rights Act of 1991


  • 76. 
    11.Which of the following is not an argument in favor of citizen review?
    • A. 

      It would improve public trust in law enforcement.

    • B. 

      It would ensure that justice is done and actual misconduct is punished.

    • C. 

      It would make police officers more aggressive in enforcing the law.

    • D. 

      It would provide an independent evaluation of citizen complaints.


  • 77. 
    12.The Knapp Commission was a(n):
    • A. 

      International commission

    • B. 

      Federal commission

    • C. 

      State commission

    • D. 

      Local commission


  • 78. 
    13.Police officers who participate in the more passive types of police corruption are referred to as:
    • A. 

      Meat-eaters

    • B. 

      Grass-eaters

    • C. 

      Dirt-eaters

    • D. 

      Tree-huggers


  • 79. 
    14.Officers who participate in more aggressive types of corruption by seeking out and taking advantage of opportunities of corruption are called:
    • A. 

      Meat-eaters

    • B. 

      Grass-eaters

    • C. 

      Dirt-eaters

    • D. 

      Tree-huggers


  • 80. 
    15.Which is not a type of office corruption according to the author?
    • A. 

      Taking bribes

    • B. 

      Taking gratuities

    • C. 

      Theft or burglary

    • D. 

      Choosing not to arrest an individual who they know


  • 81. 
    16.Any police-initiated activity that relies on a person’s race or ethnic background rather than on behavior as a basis for identifying that individual as being involved in criminal activity is called:
    • A. 

      Noble cause policing

    • B. 

      Situational stereotype policing

    • C. 

      Racial profiling

    • D. 

      Dispositional policing


  • 82. 
    17.A(n)__________ is the proactive investigation of corruption in which investigators provide opportunities for officers to commit illegal acts.
    • A. 

      Integrity test

    • B. 

      Agility test

    • C. 

      Bait test

    • D. 

      Shock test


  • 83. 
    18.Which is not a type of liability officers and departments need to be aware of?
    • A. 

      Civil liability

    • B. 

      Administrative liability

    • C. 

      Criminal liability

    • D. 

      All are liabilities to the officer and department


  • 84. 
    19.The ideal way for police agencies to handle the deviance and corruption issue is through:
    • A. 

      Detection

    • B. 

      Prevention

    • C. 

      Arrests

    • D. 

      Convictions


  • 85. 
    20.___________ is also referred to as civilian review or external review.
    • A. 

      Internal affairs

    • B. 

      External affairs

    • C. 

      Citizen oversight

    • D. 

      Compliance office


  • 86. 
    21.____________ means that a police officer may be sued in civil court for improper behavior, using such civil law concepts as negligence and torts.
    • A. 

      Criminal liability

    • B. 

      Civil liability

    • C. 

      Administrative liability

    • D. 

      Strict liability


  • 87. 
    22.Rules and regulations established by their department to govern the conduct of its officers:
    • A. 

      Criminal liability

    • B. 

      Civil liability

    • C. 

      Administrative liability

    • D. 

      Strict liability


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