Police Corruption And Misconduct

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Police Corruption And Misconduct - Quiz

The concept of police corruption and misconduct is an all too serious issue in recent years, particularly in the western world, when it comes to unnecessary shootings. What do you know about the problem? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term baksheesh is an euphemism for
    • A. 

      Bibes

    • B. 

      Protection money

    • C. 

      Graft

    • D. 

      Rewards

  • 2. 
    In terms of police corruption, the so-called "queensland model" has become the most well-known
    • A. 

      Ethical model

    • B. 

      Integrity model

    • C. 

      Utilitarian model

    • D. 

      Critical model

  • 3. 
    According to the text, citizens from which country report trusting their police more than any other professonal group
    • A. 

      The Danish

    • B. 

      Canadians

    • C. 

      The British

    • D. 

      The Finnish

  • 4. 
    the Knapp Commission coined the term "grass eaters" to refer to officers who did all of the following except
    • A. 

      Took offered bribes

    • B. 

      Took offered gratuities

    • C. 

      Picked up merchandise at a crime scene

    • D. 

      Accpeted protection money

  • 5. 
    The term grass eaters refers to
    • A. 

      Police officers in New York City who accpeted bribes, gratuities and protection money

    • B. 

      Police officers in Boston who accepted bribes, gratuities, and protection money

    • C. 

      Police officers in Los Angeles who "shopped" at a burglary scenes

    • D. 

      Police officers in Chicago who "shopped" at burglary scenes

  • 6. 
    The term meat eater refers to
    • A. 

      Police officers in Los Angeles who accepted bribes, gratuitites, and protection money

    • B. 

      Police officers in Boston who accepted bribes, gratuities, and protection money

    • C. 

      Police officers in New York City who "shopped" at burglary scenes

    • D. 

      Police officers in Chicago who "shopped" at burglary scenes

  • 7. 
    Barker and Carter proposed that police abuse of authority comes in all of the following areas except
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Psychological abuse

    • C. 

      Legal abuse

    • D. 

      Sexual abuse

  • 8. 
    According to Barker and Carter, disrespect, harassment, and ridicule are all examples of which of the following types of abuse
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Psychological abuse

    • C. 

      Legal abuse

    • D. 

      Sexual abuse

  • 9. 
    According to Barker and Carter, unlawful searches and seizures are examples of which of the following types of abuse
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Pyschological abuse

    • C. 

      Legal abuse

    • D. 

      Sexual abuse

  • 10. 
    Fyfe and Kane discuss three types of police misconduct including all of the following except
    • A. 

      Police crime

    • B. 

      Police corruption

    • C. 

      Abuse of power

    • D. 

      Abuse of authority

  • 11. 
    According to Fyfe and Kane, conduct-related probationary failure is
    • A. 

      The use of excessive force, psychological abuse, or discrimination

    • B. 

      All offences except those that are drug-related with the goal of profit

    • C. 

      Simple failure to meet expectations

    • D. 

      Violating one or more departmental rules

  • 12. 
    According to Fyfe and Kane, on-duty abuse is
    • A. 

      The use of excessive force, psychological abuse, or discrimination

    • B. 

      All offenses excpet those that are drug-related with the goal of profit

    • C. 

      Simple failure to meet expectaions

    • D. 

      Violating one or more departmental rules

  • 13. 
    items of value received by an individual because of his or her role or position rather than because of a personal relationship with the giver are called
    • A. 

      Freebies

    • B. 

      Gratuities

    • C. 

      Bribes

    • D. 

      Rewards

  • 14. 
    Kania believes that gratuities should be allowed because
    • A. 

      Officers don't make much money

    • B. 

      They cement social bonds

    • C. 

      They are in payment for special services

    • D. 

      They are without cost

  • 15. 
    The two major arguments against gratuities are the slippery slope argument and the
    • A. 

      Anti-utilitarian argument

    • B. 

      Blue erosion argument

    • C. 

      Unjust enrichment argument

    • D. 

      Anti-bribe argument

  • 16. 
    An important distinction between a gift and a gratuity is that a gift is
    • A. 

      Something clearly given with expectations of reciprocity

    • B. 

      Something clearly given with no string attached

    • C. 

      Something that can only be excahnged off duty

    • D. 

      Something that is recieved from someone recently arrested

  • 17. 
    The practice of not ticketing an officer who is stopped for speeding or for other driving violations is called
    • A. 

      Blue gratuity

    • B. 

      Professional gift

    • C. 

      Professional courtesy

    • D. 

      Blue graft

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is not considered graft
    • A. 

      Bribes

    • B. 

      Protection money

    • C. 

      Taking merchandize from crime scene

    • D. 

      Rewards for referring certain bail bondsmen

  • 19. 
    in Barker and Carter's study, they found that up to what percent of police may have used drugs on duty
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      40

  • 20. 
    According to Carter, the elements of police work that can lead to drug use include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Exposure to criminal element

    • B. 

      Time spent in traffic patrol duties

    • C. 

      Relative freedom from supervision

    • D. 

      Uncontrolled availability

  • 21. 
    Graft is best defined as
    • A. 

      The explotation of one's role by utilizing excessive force while arresting someone

    • B. 

      The explotation of one's role by utilizing excessive force to obtain a confession

    • C. 

      The explotation of one's role by accpeting free coffee from convenience stores

    • D. 

      The explotation of one's role by accepting bribes or protection money

  • 22. 
    In studies of sexual harassment, what percent of female officers reported being victimized
    • A. 

      30%

    • B. 

      70%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 23. 
    The Buddy Boys operated in which city
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      L.A.

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      Detroit

  • 24. 
    According to the text, explanations of corruption include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Individual explanations

    • B. 

      Institutional explanations

    • C. 

      Sub-cultural explanations

    • D. 

      Systemic explanations

  • 25. 
    In his "corruption continuum", Trautman argues that organizations create unethical employees through several steps. Which of the following is not one of three steps
    • A. 

      Ignoring obvious ethical problems

    • B. 

      Perceives sense of victimization

    • C. 

      Survival of the fittest

    • D. 

      Hypocrisy and fear-dominated culture

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