Crime Prevention 101

12 Questions

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Crime Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Police are more likely to spot suspicious and/or criminal activity in progress than possibly local residents. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What are some possible reasons crimes may go unreported?
    • A. 

      People are hesitant to call out of fear they will be identified by the potential criminal

    • B. 

      People take for granted that someone else has already contacted the police

    • C. 

      They worry about being embarrassed if their suspicions prove to be unfounded

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    People are not suspicious, the behavior or activity is suspicious.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    • žA stranger entering your neighbor’s house when it’s unoccupied.
    • žA scream anywhere might be serious.
    • žAnyone peering into parked cars.
    • žAnyone removing accessories, license plates or gasoline from a car.
    • žPersons entering/leaving a business place after hours.
    • žSound of broken glass or other unusual noises.
    Can all be considered what?
    • A. 

      Normal activity

    • B. 

      Innocent activity

    • C. 

      Coincidental

    • D. 

      Suspicious activity

  • 5. 
    Not every stranger who comes into your neighborhood is a criminal.  There are many legitimate door-to-door salesmen, repairmen and servicemen moving around your neighborhood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In order to solicit in the City of Temple Terrace solicitors must...
    • A. 

      Register through the City of Temple Terrace

    • B. 

      Obtain a badge

    • C. 

      Display a badge in a visible location while performing solicitation activities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Out of the following choices, what would be considered "suspicious activity"?
    • A. 

      A person carrying something of value to their car?

    • B. 

      A person running, while carrying something of value to a car?

    • C. 

      A person carrying something of value at 3 a.m. in the morning to a car?

    • D. 

      Both B and C

  • 8. 
    Out of the following choices, which would be considered "suspicious activity"?
    • A. 

      Any vehicles moving slowly and without lights, or following a course that appears aimless or repetitive is suspicious in any location...

    • B. 

      Parked, occupied vehicles containing one or more persons are especially significant if observed at an unusual hour.

    • C. 

      Vehicles being loaded with valuables are suspicious if parked in front of closed businesses or untended residences, even if the vehicle is a legitimate looking commercial vehicle.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Law enforcement agencies have a non-emergency or alternate phone number to call aside from 911?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When reporting an incident to police, information that the Dispatch Center will usually request from the caller is...
    • A. 

      What happened?

    • B. 

      When did it happen?

    • C. 

      Is anyone injured?

    • D. 

      Where did it happen?

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      How tall the suspect was?

    • B. 

      Did the suspect walk with a limp?

    • C. 

      Did the suspect have a tattoo of a dog on their forearm?

    • D. 

      Was the suspect a male or a female?

  • 12. 
    The reduction of crime in the community is the sole responsibility of the Police Department?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False