Week 2 Handling Juveniles

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Week 2 Handling Juveniles


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Louisiana Children's Code enacted in 1992, was prepared with the following purposes in mind.
    • A. 

      Save children from abuse

    • B. 

      Comprehensive and complete document, resolve conflicts and ambiguities in the old code, reflect current law, be consistent and easy to read

    • C. 

      Create havoc for the parents

    • D. 

      Help law enforcement officers understand how to arrest juveniles

  • 2. 
    A ____________ _____ is an act committed by a child 10 years of age or older which if committed by an adult would be an offense of this state or another state if it occurred there.
    • A. 

      Delinquent Act

    • B. 

      Criminal Act

    • C. 

      Misleading Act

    • D. 

      Misbehaving Act

  • 3. 
    Name the two grades of delinquent acts.
    • A. 

      Felony grade, misdemeanor grade

    • B. 

      Delinquent, juvenile

    • C. 

      Bad grade, good grade

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    A ____________ ___________ is an offense that can oly be committed by a juvenile.
    • A. 

      Criminal

    • B. 

      Felony offense

    • C. 

      Status Offense

    • D. 

      Misdemeanor offense

  • 5. 
    Give examples of three status offenses
    • A. 

      Robbery, murder, battery

    • B. 

      Theft, DWI, Possession of Marijuana

    • C. 

      Fighting, cursing, misbehaving

    • D. 

      Truancy, Runaway, Ungovernable

  • 6. 
    Identify the one three titles of the Children's Code that define the Scope and authority of the juvenile courts and guide law enforcement's actions when dealing with juveniles.
    • A. 

      Title II- Whoop your kid

    • B. 

      Title VII- Families in need of Service (FINS)

    • C. 

      Title XI- Juvenile Detention

    • D. 

      Title X- FOTS

  • 7. 
    At what age is a Minor?
    • A. 

      Under 18

    • B. 

      Under 17

    • C. 

      Under 21

    • D. 

      Under 10

  • 8. 
    Identify two basic provisions for taking a child into custody1. Court order​2. ___________
    • A. 

      Juvenile Delinquent

    • B. 

      Habitual Offender

    • C. 

      Probable Cause

    • D. 

      Shit Head

  • 9. 
    The four primary duties of a peace officer when taking a child into custody without a court order are Release to a parent, Counsel and release, Place in ________________, and Place in Detention center.
    • A. 

      Jail

    • B. 

      Hospital

    • C. 

      School

    • D. 

      Shelter Care

  • 10. 
    If you release the child to the parents you have 7 days to write the report, if you take the child into custody you have how long to write the report?
    • A. 

      At the end of shift

    • B. 

      3 days

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      8 hours

  • 11. 
    Status offender cannot be placed in __________________ or held in a _________________.
    • A. 

      Juvenile, or Detention center

    • B. 

      Jail, prison

    • C. 

      Handcuffs, jail

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 12. 
    Felony or misdemeanor grade delinquent act against another person: can be placed in a shelter care
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Any other misdemeanor grade delinquent act: released to parents, placed in shelter care, placed in detention center, counsel and released.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    On court approval and over fifteen years old: can be transferred to adult court.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    List the legal or Dino requirements for taking a statement from a juvenile in custody?​Must be advised of Miranda rights, In the presence of a parent, guardian, or concerned adult, Bothe the child and ___________ must wave Miranda rights and agree the child will provide a statement.
    • A. 

      Police officer

    • B. 

      Child's friend

    • C. 

      Adult

    • D. 

      Judge

  • 16. 
    The child's parent, legal guardian, or concerned adult does not have to be present during the interrogation of a child.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Identify the mandatory elements required in filling a police report involving a juvenile offender. Child's name, address, DOB, race, and sex. Parent's _________ and __________.​Circumstances under which the child was taken into custody. Statement of Probable Cause. Statement indicating released or detained.
    • A. 

      Sex, DOB

    • B. 

      Name, Address

    • C. 

      Email, Physical address

    • D. 

      Phone number, race

  • 18. 
    Juveniles in custody are afforded these rights: notification of charges, protection against self incrimination, right to confront witnesses, right to written transcripts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    ______________ in a juvenile case is in the parish where the offense occurred.
    • A. 

      Home

    • B. 

      District

    • C. 

      Court

    • D. 

      Venue

  • 20. 
    District attorney files a bill of information or obtains a grand jury indictment to prosecute child as and adult.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    When booking a juvenile for a felony grade with a dangerous weapon:​Without a court order: any other Identifying procedureWith a court order: only photograph and fingerprints
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Neglect is serious endangerment to a child's physical, mental or emotional health and safety.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    As a mandatory reporter, a law enforcement officer is required to report all circumstances when he has cause to believe a child's physical or mental health or welfare is endangered as a result of abuse or neglect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Law enforcement officer shall make a report of suspected child abuse or neglect if the perpetrator is a parent or caretaker Call Law enforcement, if the perpetrator is anyone else call DCFS Hotline and Folloq in writing within 5 days. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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