Criminal Procedure Act Quiz

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Criminal Procedure Act Quiz

Criminal procedure act is one of the laws laid down by the land that either help a person from wrongful arrest or to serve as a guide on how the courts treat specific lawbreakers. Just how well informed are you when it comes to some of the procedure to be followed about a criminal. Take this test and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Prosecution Withdrawn” is considered which type of disposition?
    • A. 

      A. Conviction

    • B. 

      B. Active Diversion

    • C. 

      C. Dismissed Diversion

    • D. 

      D. Straight Dismissal

  • 2. 
    A charge that occurred 10 years ago is still considered reportable in restricted states if the disposition date is within the past 7 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    State restrictions should be applied if
    • A. 

      A. The applicant currently lives in a restricted state

    • B. 

      B. The applicant has ever lived in a restricted state

    • C. 

      C. A record is located in a restricted state

    • D. 

      D. The applicant is applying to work in a restricted state

  • 4. 
    A record reports for a restricted state with a disposition dated 10 years ago, however the sentencing indicates 5 years prison time.
    • A. 

      A. The record should be suppressed because the disposition date is outside of 7 years

    • B. 

      B. Add the 5 years prison time which makes the record fall within the scope

    • C. 

      C. Public records should verify the physical prison release date *

    • D. 

      D. Check the client’s grading criteria to determine whether a 10-year old record is reportable

  • 5. 
    Dismissed diversions are not reportable in which of the following states:
    • A. 

      A. CA

    • B. 

      B. KY

    • C. 

      C. Dismissed diversion are not reportable in any of the restricted states

    • D. 

      D. Dismissed diversions are not reportable in any state

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are reportable per SOP?
    • A. 

      A. Misdemeanors

    • B. 

      B. Felonies

    • C. 

      C. Summary Offenses

    • D. 

      D. Ordinance Violations

  • 7. 
    We should not report a pending record older than 7 years even if we verify there is still an active warrant
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    As long as a record is reportable per SOP we can report it regardless of the client’s grading criteria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a restricted state
    • A. 

      A. AZ

    • B. 

      B. CA

    • C. 

      C. NV

    • D. 

      D. NH

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not considered a diversion?
    • A. 

      A. Deferred adjudication

    • B. 

      B. Suspended imposition of sentence

    • C. 

      C. Suspended execution of sentence

    • D. 

      D. Prayer for judgment

  • 11. 
    If the CIF indicates to report a record that is not reportable per SOP (for example, the CIF says to report single dismissals) which guidelines do we follow?
    • A. 

      A. Follow the CIF and report the record

    • B. 

      B. Follow the SOP and do not report it

    • C. 

      C. Check the Watson guidelines to see what they say

    • D. 

      D. E-mail the account manager for advice

  • 12. 
    A conviction for DUI is considered a traffic record and should not be reported per SOP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is not a restricted state?
    • A. 

      A. MA

    • B. 

      B. MD

    • C. 

      C. MI

    • D. 

      D. MO

  • 14. 
    A charge of “Misdemeanor Speeding” is reportable per SOP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not considered a straight dismissal?
    • A. 

      A. No bill

    • B. 

      B. Nolle Prosequi

    • C. 

      C. Non adjudication of guilt *

    • D. 

      D. Stricken with leave

  • 16. 
    Active diversions are not reportable in which of the following states?
    • A. 

      A. AZ

    • B. 

      B. CA

    • C. 

      C. KS

    • D. 

      Option4

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a restricted state?
    • A. 

      A. KS

    • B. 

      B. KY

    • C. 

      C. MT

    • D. 

      D. NM

  • 18. 
    A diversionary disposition that is still active is considered which type of record?
    • A. 

      A. Conviction

    • B. 

      B. Pending

    • C. 

      C. Dismissal

    • D. 

      D. Open Warrant

  • 19. 
    Certain accounts are approved exceptions to SOP and may receive records that are dismissed or out of scope in restricted states.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If the applicant provides admitted criminal information and we locate the record but it is not reportable according to the client’s guidelines, we should:
    • A. 

      A. Report the record anyway because it is the admitted crim

    • B. 

      B. Suppress the record but grade for it since the applicant admitted to it

    • C. 

      C. Suppress the record according to the same guidelines as any other record

    • D. 

      D. E-mail the account manager for advice on whether to report the record

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