Police And Investigative Psychology

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  • 1. 
    Today, the psychological assessment instrument most commonly used to evaluate the emotional and general psychological suitability of police officers is the:
    • A. 

      PAI

    • B. 

      CPI

    • C. 

      MMPI-2

    • D. 

      16PF

  • 2. 
    When a police psychologist tries to eliminate those police applicants who demonstrate significant psychopathology, the process is called:
    • A. 

      Selecting-in

    • B. 

      Screening-out

    • C. 

      Screening-in

    • D. 

      Selecting-out

  • 3. 
    A testing procedure that puts police applicants into simulated law enforcement conditions that they may encounter on the job is called:
    • A. 

      Situational testing

    • B. 

      The Rorschach

    • C. 

      Context testing

    • D. 

      Simulated conflict testing

  • 4. 
    Profiling is: 
    • A. 

      Well accepted and widely used

    • B. 

      Used comfortably and frequently by most police psychologists

    • C. 

      Not a frequent investigative activity of police psychologists

    • D. 

      Not questioned by any police psychologists

  • 5. 
    All of the following could be dynamic risk factors except:
    • A. 

      Attitudes

    • B. 

      Values

    • C. 

      Ethnic background

    • D. 

      Beliefs

  • 6. 
    A crime scene showing that the offender committed the crime without premeditation or planning is called a(n) __________ crime scene.
    • A. 

      Organized

    • B. 

      Disorganized

    • C. 

      Mixed

    • D. 

      Unregulated

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