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  • 1. 
    Which is NOT an accurate statement regarding the crime of assault?
    • A. 

      Finding the perpetrator in cases of assault is generally an easy task for police to accomplish

    • B. 

      The crime of assault has decreased in the last decade

    • C. 

      Nearly half of all violent crimes in the 1990's were for aggravated assault

    • D. 

      About seventy percent of assault victims are acquainted with their attackers

  • 2. 
    Which is the most typical weapon used in assault cases?
    • A. 

      Firearm

    • B. 

      Blunt object

    • C. 

      Illegal drug

    • D. 

      Knife

  • 3. 
    Which legal elements are necessary for the crime of simple assault to occur? I.     A threat by the aggressor II.    A purposeful intent III.   Serious bodily injury
    • A. 

      I, II, III

    • B. 

      I, II

    • C. 

      II, III

    • D. 

      I, III

  • 4. 
    If someone fears for their life from an attacker, what rule must they follow in defending themselves from their attacker?
    • A. 

      They must wait until he has actually been physically assaulted before acting in self-defense

    • B. 

      They are obligated to first attempt to retreat from the attack even if he cannot ascertain any way to do so

    • C. 

      They must only use the degree of force necessary to stop his attacker

    • D. 

      They are obligated to render first aid to his attacker if the attacker is injured while committing the assault

  • 5. 
    Which is the correct order of tasks an officer should accomplish upon arriving at the scene of an assault after the perpetrator has left? I.     Protect the crime scene II.    Search the crime scene III.   Administer first aid IV.   Begin initial questioning
    • A. 

      I, II, III, IV

    • B. 

      II, I, IV, III

    • C. 

      III, IV, I, II

    • D. 

      III, I, IV, II

  • 6. 
    Which best illustrates the "hidden problem" of assault in the United States?
    • A. 

      Elder abuse

    • B. 

      Spousal abuse

    • C. 

      Child abuse

    • D. 

      Co-worker abuse

  • 7. 
    Which factors are included in the general definition of abuse?
    • A. 

      Psychological

    • B. 

      Financial

    • C. 

      Emotional

  • 8. 
    Which is the best interpretation of the "no-drop" policy that has been adopted in several states?
    • A. 

      Once a person charges another with abuse, that person must agree to testify should the case come to trial

    • B. 

      Abused wives must leave the premesis and enter a shelter until the abuser is brought to trial

    • C. 

      Battered children must be placed in foster care until the batterer is prosecuted in a court of law

    • D. 

      If a battered wife refuses to testify against her batterer in court, officers may use 911 tapes instead

  • 9. 
    Which is NOT true regarding protection orders against abusive husbands and boyfriends?
    • A. 

      All fifty states now have protection orders

    • B. 

      Protection orders generally do protect victims from further abuse

    • C. 

      Protection orders can be issued the same day on which the abuse occured

    • D. 

      A jail term generally accompanies a protection order against an abusive partner

  • 10. 
    Which description best fits an abusive male?
    • A. 

      Victim himself of the Stockholm Syndrome

    • B. 

      Secretly fearful and threatened by women

    • C. 

      Believe women are naturally subordinate to men

    • D. 

      Possess sub-average intelligence and skills

  • 11. 
    An officer who calls for an ambulance to transport an assault victim to the hospital should stay on the scene but interview the victim later in the hospital
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    When battered children are interviewed by police, a parent or other relative should be interviewed simulteneously to soothe the child's anxieties about the process
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    After completing initial tasks at the scene of an assault, the investigator should conduct a neighborhood canvass in hopes of locating an impartial witness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    While interviewing the victim of an assault, police should ask the victim to describe both the weapon and the motive for the assault
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The victim of an assault should accompany the officer on a search of the scene
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Currently about two-thirds of the states have laws against domestic violence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Two-thirds to three-fourths of assault victims are acquainted with their attacker
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Aggravated assault requires one or more of which elements beyond those of simple assault?
    • A. 

      High probability of death

    • B. 

      Serious, permanent disfigurement

    • C. 

      Loss or impairment of body members or organs

    • D. 

      Threats by one person to cause bodily harm or death to another

    • E. 

      Use of a weapon during the commission of the crime

    • F. 

      Observable injury to the victim

  • 19. 
    Why should an officer accompany an assault victim to the hospital?
    • A. 

      The victim may attempt to discard evidence

    • B. 

      The victim can be interviewed before arriving at the hospital

    • C. 

      The victim may die or fall unconscious before arriving at the hospital

    • D. 

      To maintain a chain of custody

  • 20. 
    Some bruises do not become visible for days
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If a domestic assault occurs between both parties, officers must try to determine the _________ and arrest them
    • A. 

      Primary physical aggressor

    • B. 

      Stronger party

    • C. 

      Reported person

    • D. 

      Relationship

  • 22. 
    The majority of elder abuse suspects are non-family members such as caregivers and medical staff
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The core definition of elder abuse focuses on harm where there is what?
    • A. 

      An expectation of trust between the older person and their abuser

    • B. 

      Intentional abuse of an older victim by someone younger than them

    • C. 

      An illegal physical or sexual act against an elderly person

    • D. 

      Purposeful neglect of an elderly person

  • 24. 
    There are approximately ________ typical cases of elder abuse that occur every year
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      500,000

    • C. 

      100,000

    • D. 

      750,000

  • 25. 
    One of every 45 men have been stalked at some time in his life
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    One of every ___ US women have been stalked
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      10

  • 27. 
    _________ stalking victims are women
    • A. 

      4 out of 5

    • B. 

      1 out of 2

    • C. 

      2 out of 3

    • D. 

      3 out of 5

  • 28. 
    About two-thirds of all stalking cases last ______ or less
    • A. 

      One year

    • B. 

      Two years

    • C. 

      Six months

    • D. 

      One month

  • 29. 
    An estimated 70 to 80 percent of stalking cases fall into the category of:
    • A. 

      Intimate or former intimate stalking

    • B. 

      Acquaintance stalking

    • C. 

      Stranger stalking

    • D. 

      Aggravated stalking

  • 30. 
    The range of sentencing for cyberstalking follows the range for physical stalking, which can be anywhere from no jail time to a maximum of _______
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      5 years

    • D. 

      2 years

    • E. 

      10 years

  • 31. 
    The first multi-jurisdictional computer forensic laboratory in the country was established in ______ in San Diego, California
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      1989

    • E. 

      2006

  • 32. 
    __________ women and 371,000 men are stalked annualy in the United States
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      850,000

    • C. 

      925,000

    • D. 

      750,000

  • 33. 
    The crime of stalking requires that the victim suffers substantial emotional distress because of the stalkers actions
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    About 50 percent of stalking victims report their stalking cases to police, and about ____ percent of all stalking cases result in criminal prosecution
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      41

    • D. 

      33

  • 35. 
    In _____, a federal law prohibiting interstate stalking was enacted
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1999

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      1990

  • 36. 
    An estimated ____ percent of all sexual assaults are believed to go unreported to authorities
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      40

  • 37. 
    _________ is the least reported of all violent offenses as only one in four are reported to the police
    • A. 

      Domestic violence

    • B. 

      Forcible rape

    • C. 

      Aggravated Stalking

    • D. 

      Elder abuse

  • 38. 
    Most rapes are committed by strangers or during the commission of another crime
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    The elements to the crime of forcible rape of a female over the age of consent is:
    • A. 

      Carnal knowledge (penetration)

    • B. 

      Forcible submission

    • C. 

      Lack of consent

    • D. 

      Battery

    • E. 

      Use of a weapon or object

    • F. 

      Premeditation

    • G. 

      Sexual contact

  • 40. 
    Regarding forcible rape, consent may involve submission, but submission does not necessarily imply consent
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    ________ is supportive evidence that tends to prove that a crime was committed
    • A. 

      Forensics

    • B. 

      Corroboration

    • C. 

      Intent

    • D. 

      Resistance

  • 42. 
    Seminal traces and bloodstains are highly brittle when dry and may be brushed off the clothing. Clothing should be ______________________ and each item placed in an evidence bag.
    • A. 

      Photographed from various angles

    • B. 

      Covered with paper before folding

    • C. 

      Analyzed and swabbed

    • D. 

      Wrapped in plastic

  • 43. 
    The __________ is arguably the most critical component in the aftermath of a sexual assault
    • A. 

      Forensic examination

    • B. 

      Victim's statement

    • C. 

      Arrest of the suspect

    • D. 

      Preservation of evidence

  • 44. 
    In regards to a forensic examination after a sexual assault has occured, the victim has a right to be examined by a physician of her choice, but this should be discouraged.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    In cases involving SANE or SART interventions, the average time between the assault and the report is ____ days compared with 33 days in cases without these interventions
    • A. 

      5.6

    • B. 

      3.2

    • C. 

      8.2

    • D. 

      10.5

  • 46. 
    If a sexual assault victim dies before the physical examination, she should be examined by the attending physician.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    Victims of sexual assault should be interviewed on several occasions as they may reveal more each time
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    The reluctance of a rape victim to discuss intimate details of the crime will generally increase if :
    • A. 

      There are other people present

    • B. 

      They are told they may have to testify in court

    • C. 

      The investigator is of the opposite sex

    • D. 

      The suspect is known to them

  • 49. 
    When interviewing a rape victim, after the opening remarks the investigator should allow the victim to direct the conversation into any area of concern to her
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    In the majority of sexual assault cases the attack is premeditated and in ___ percent of the cases the rapist has known or seen the victim prior to the assault 
    • A. 

      75

    • B. 

      80

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      65

  • 51. 
    Approximately _______ percent of rape reports are fictitious, no greater than the incidence of false reports for other crimes
    • A. 

      1 to 6

    • B. 

      3 to 5

    • C. 

      2 to 4

    • D. 

      5 to 10

  • 52. 
    The use of ________ can aid the criminal investigator in understanding the behavioral patterns of the suspect
    • A. 

      The rapist profile

    • B. 

      Surveillance systems

    • C. 

      Forensic evidence

    • D. 

      Criminal databases

  • 53. 
    The _______ rapist has the primary motivation of power of his victim. He accounts for 81 percent of rapes that are reported.
    • A. 

      Power-reassurance

    • B. 

      Power-assertive

    • C. 

      Anger-retaliatory

    • D. 

      Anger-excitation

  • 54. 
    The _______ rapist accounts in 12 percent of cases and he has the desire to demonstrate his manhood to the victim through sexual assault.
    • A. 

      Power-reassurance

    • B. 

      Power-assertive

    • C. 

      Anger-retaliatory

    • D. 

      Anger-excitation

  • 55. 
    The _______ rapist is one who vents his anger and frustration toward the opposite sex by punishing them. They account for 5 percent of all rapes.
    • A. 

      Power-reassurance

    • B. 

      Power-assertive

    • C. 

      Anger-retaliatory

    • D. 

      Anger-excitation

  • 56. 
    The _______ rapist is the most dangerous. He enjoys the victims reponse to the infliction of pain, usually through torture. He has a strong propensity toward sadism and is prone to severaly injure or murder his victim.
    • A. 

      Power-reassurance

    • B. 

      Power-assertive

    • C. 

      Anger-retaliatory

    • D. 

      Anger-excitation

  • 57. 
    Rapists reveal a great deal about themselves during the course of an attack through verbal remarks and comments
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    Threee forms of behavior exhinited by rapists are offered by Hazlewood and Burgess:
    • A. 

      Con approach

    • B. 

      Blitz approach

    • C. 

      Surprise approach

    • D. 

      Fast approach

    • E. 

      Violent approach

    • F. 

      Assaultive approach

    • G. 

      Moderate approach

  • 59. 
    According to the UCR, rape victims can only be female
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    Which is strongly recommended for police officers who arrive at the scene of a rape?
    • A. 

      Listen carefully during the initial interview but do not write anything down at this point

    • B. 

      Accompany the victim to the hospital and remain discreetly present during the physical exam

    • C. 

      Obtain physical evidence from the medical examiner immediately following the exam

    • D. 

      Show sympathy and conern for the victim as a person rather than as a source of evidence for the trial

  • 61. 
    When conducting a follow up interview with a rape victim, which is NOT recommended during the interview?
    • A. 

      Conduct the interview with an efficient, business-like tone

    • B. 

      Ask brief, open-ended questions in simple language

    • C. 

      Tell friends and neighbors to wait nearby but not sit in on the interview

    • D. 

      Avoid questions about the victims sexual history

  • 62. 
    About one-third of all college women are victims of date rapes or attempted date rapes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    About one-third of all rapes occur in the victims home
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 64. 
    Reports of nuisance offenses are useful to police since they often indicate a more serious sexual inclination
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 65. 
    The physician who examines a rape victim has the primary task of ascertaining that a rape has indeed occured
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False