Ld 3 - Policing The Community

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Ld 3 - Policing The Community

LD 3 - Policing The Community


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Attend community events such as festivals and cultural celebrations.

    • B. 

      Always remember to speak in a professional, authoritarian manner.

    • C. 

      Get out of their patrol cars frequently and have friendly, non-enforcement discussions with adults and children.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and c) only.

  • 2. 
    A individual's perception of peace officers is likely to be influenced by whichof the following factors?
    • A. 

      Apathy

    • B. 

      Socio-economic conditions

    • C. 

      Collective feeling of victimization

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      B) and c) only

  • 3. 
    To effectively transmit a clear message, an officer must consider:
    • A. 

      Content.

    • B. 

      Listening skills.

    • C. 

      Body language.

    • D. 

      A) and c) only.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    A community crime prevention program commonly includes:
    • A. 

      Taking specific actions designed to reduce the opportunity for criminal activity.

    • B. 

      Increasing the number of officers assigned to the community.

    • C. 

      Anticipating potential criminal activity within the community.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and c) only.

  • 5. 
    In community policing, who is responsible for developing proactive strategiesfor crime prevention?
    • A. 

      A specially trained team of law enforcement professionals.

    • B. 

      All peace officers

    • C. 

      Citizens

    • D. 

      Both peace officers and citizens

    • E. 

      A select group of citizens and peace officers specifically trained in SARA problem solving methods

  • 6. 
    A peace officer who is analyzing reports to determine crime patterns isengaging in:
    • A. 

      Reactive crime prevention.

    • B. 

      Proactive crime prevention.

    • C. 

      Law enforcement.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following circumstances would an officer evaluate whenperforming a commercial security survey?
    • A. 

      Lighting

    • B. 

      Landscaping

    • C. 

      Inventory control

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and b) only.

  • 8. 
    Peace officers are perceived by residents as unable or unwilling to handleservice calls in a particular neighborhood. Officers can help combat thisstereotype by:
    • A. 

      Trying to go beyond their own recognized limitations to handle more situations.

    • B. 

      Applying different standards of enforcement or assistance for different groups in the community.

    • C. 

      Conducting additional community meetings in the concerned neighborhood.

    • D. 

      Increasing individual interaction with community members when not on dispatched calls.

    • E. 

      C) and d) only.

  • 9. 
    To deliver service effectively, peace officers should develop the ability toempathize with victims and witnesses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When a peace off,rcer speaks to an individual, the primary portion of themessage is typically being conveyed by the officer's:
    • A. 

      Words.

    • B. 

      Voice characteristics.

    • C. 

      Nonverbal signals.

    • D. 

      Tone.

  • 11. 
    Community policing programs generally rely upon an analytical approachto problems and develop solutions using:
    • A. 

      Traditional law enforcement problem-solving tactics.

    • B. 

      Nontraditional law enforcement problem-solving tactics.

    • C. 

      Both a) and b).

    • D. 

      Applied mathematical models.

    • E. 

      Applied psychological models.

  • 12. 
    Officers respond to the scene of a burglary at the home of a 45-year-old singlefemale. When they arrive, the victim is extremely upset. When officers try tocommunicate with the victim, they should:
    • A. 

      Tell the victim to calm down since no one was hurt.

    • B. 

      Let the victim know they are there to assist her.

    • C. 

      Use a strong authoritarian tone of voice to take control of the situation.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      B) and c) only.

  • 13. 
    In which of the following scenarios is the peace officer fulfilling a publiceducation role?
    • A. 

      An officer visits a third grade classroom to talk about safety.

    • B. 

      A peace officer talks with an elderly woman on his beat about self protection.

    • C. 

      A peace officer talks to a young teen on his beat about the dangers of heroin abuse.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A) and b) only

  • 14. 
    SARA refers to:
    • A. 

      An analytical process used to identifu crime risk factors within a community.

    • B. 

      A problem-solving model.

    • C. 

      A method for evaluating the effectiveness of a proposed problem-solving strategy.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The benefits of integrating communily mobilizationwith Homeland Securityincludes:
    • A. 

      Identification of potential terrorist targets.

    • B. 

      Intelligence gathering.

    • C. 

      Apprehension of those who commit terrorist acts.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Effective communication techniques for active listening include:
    • A. 

      Paraphrasing.

    • B. 

      Use of limited physical force.

    • C. 

      Officer positioning in relation to the subject.

    • D. 

      Summarizing.

    • E. 

      A) and d) only

  • 17. 
    Peace Officers who exercise ethical leadership,
    • A. 

      Promote trust.

    • B. 

      Communicate well.

    • C. 

      Take action.

    • D. 

      Embrace change.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 18. 
    In helping to establish community partnerships, officers should develop goodfacilitation skills.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Officers are commonly evaluated by members of a community based on theofficers':
    • A. 

      Appearance.

    • B. 

      On duty activities when not responding to a call.

    • C. 

      Friendly, rather than authoritarian, demeanor.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      A) and c) only.