Db Ch11

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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