Criminology - Qp7

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  • 1. 
    Local government performs many functions in our society and crime prevention has become a key activity for this sector of government.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In order to reduce crime the following points should be remembered: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Alone neither police nor any single agency can control crime and disorder

    • B. 

      Evidence based problem solving approaches promise the most effective approach to reducing crime and disorder

    • C. 

      Problems of crime and disorder are not complex

    • D. 

      Crime and disorder problems need to be understood in their local contexts and strategies thus need be locally tailored

  • 3. 
    A combination of developmental and situational crime prevention, it is intended to change the social conditions that are believed to sustain crime in communities.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    We cannot understand crime without understanding the community we live in and the dynamics and changes which lubricate and confront it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Strategies to improve community safety must target both potential offender and the situation in which the activity occurs: (Select three strategies)
    • A. 

      A crime prevention strategy

    • B. 

      A governmental strategy

    • C. 

      A social policy strategy

    • D. 

      A partnership strategy

  • 6. 
    Fear of crime does not affect the well-being of the neighbourhood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Crime and safety issues are complex, interdependent and embrace the activities of all government agencies at national, state and local levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False