Spo Racist Quiz #2

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  • 1. 
    Choose the answer, which correctly describes the term race.     (Unit 1-4 )
    • A. 

      A concept that differentiates people based on skin color

    • B. 

      A modern concept used to classify people by similar, observable physical characteristics, based on genetics

    • C. 

      A modern concept used to classify people by similar, observable physical characteristics, NOT based on genetics

    • D. 

      All the answers

  • 2. 
    Race is based on genetics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Select the answer is NOT a type of racism according to the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission
    • A. 

      Individual

    • B. 

      Interpersonal

    • C. 

      Institutional

    • D. 

      Systemic

    • E. 

      Structural

  • 4. 
    Choose the answer which correctly defines the term Stereotype
    • A. 

      A negative prejudgment based on characteristics such as race, age, etc. that is not necessarily reasonable or logical

    • B. 

      Generalizations about the perceived “typical” characteristics of a social category

    • C. 

      Positive or negative feelings associated with individuals or groups; the tendency to like or dislike, or to act favorably or unfavorably, toward someone or something

    • D. 

      The unequal treatment by a law enforcement officer of any person by stopping, questioning, searching, detaining or arresting him/her on the basis of the person’s ethnic or racial characteristics, gender, religion, or sexual orientation

  • 5. 
    Stereotypes always carry with them a negative connotation and should always be avoided in the work place.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Select the answer which correctly defines the term Prejudice
    • A. 

      An often negative prejudgment based on characteristics such as race, age, etc. that is not necessarily reasonable or logical

    • B. 

      Generalizations about the perceived “typical” characteristics of a social category

    • C. 

      Positive or negative feelings associated with individuals or groups; the tendency to like or dislike, or to act favorably or unfavorably, toward someone or something

    • D. 

      The unequal treatment by a law enforcement officer of any person by stopping, questioning, searching, detaining or arresting him/her on the basis of the person’s ethnic or racial characteristics, gender, religion, or sexual orientation

  • 7. 
    Choose the answer which correctly defines the term Attitude
    • A. 

      A negative prejudgment based on characteristics such as race, age, etc. that is not necessarily reasonable or logical

    • B. 

      Generalizations about the perceived “typical” characteristics of a social category

    • C. 

      Positive or negative feelings associated with individuals or groups; the tendency to like or dislike, or to act favorably or unfavorably, toward someone or something

    • D. 

      The unequal treatment by a law enforcement officer of any person by stopping, questioning, searching, detaining or arresting him/her on the basis of the person’s ethnic or racial characteristics, gender, religion, or sexual orientation

  • 8. 
    Select the answer which correctly defines the term Bias-based Profiling
    • A. 

      A negative prejudgment based on characteristics such as race, age, etc. that is not necessarily reasonable or logical

    • B. 

      Generalizations about the perceived “typical” characteristics of a social category

    • C. 

      Positive or negative feelings associated with individuals or groups; the tendency to like or dislike, or to act favorably or unfavorably, toward someone or something

    • D. 

      The unequal treatment by a law enforcement officer of any person by stopping, questioning, searching, detaining or arresting him/her on the basis of the person’s ethnic or racial characteristics, gender, religion, or sexual orientation

  • 9. 
    Illegal profiling is a term that has the same meaning and is interchangeable with…
    • A. 

      A. Bias-based profiling

    • B. 

      B. Criminal profiling

    • C. 

      C. Racial profiling

    • D. 

      All Answers

    • E. 

      A & C are correct

  • 10. 
    Explicit Bias is defined as…
    • A. 

      The conscious preference (positive or negative) for a social category

    • B. 

      Preference (positive or negative) for a social category based on stereotypes or attitudes that we hold and tend to develop early in life and that operate outside of our awareness

    • C. 

      The tendency of our perception to be affected by our recurring thoughts

    • D. 

      The tendency to do or believe things because many other people (majority) do or believe the same

  • 11. 
    Implicit Bias is defined as…
    • A. 

      The conscious preference (positive or negative) for a social category

    • B. 

      Preference (positive or negative) for a social category based on stereotypes or attitudes that we hold and tend to develop early in life and that operate outside of our awareness

    • C. 

      The tendency of our perception to be affected by our recurring thoughts

    • D. 

      The tendency to do or believe things because many other people (majority) do or believe the same

  • 12. 
    In general, there are two modes of thinking. The first mode is Automatic, select the answer which correctly states the second mode of thinking
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Deliberative

    • C. 

      More linear

    • D. 

      Associative

  • 13. 
    How can Police officers guard against the influence of Implicit Biases
    • A. 

      A. Recognize that everyone has biases and think critically about your own potential biases

    • B. 

      B. Seek greater awareness and more education to increase motivation to be fair

    • C. 

      C. Know when you are susceptible

    • D. 

      All the Answers

    • E. 

      "A" & "C" are correct

  • 14. 
    Select the answer which defines the person-based approach, of the two-pronged concept to procedural justice
    • A. 

      The emphasis is on the importance of face-to-face interactions between an officer and a citizen

    • B. 

      The ultimate goal is to achieve police legitimacy throughout entire society

    • C. 

      The overall objective is understanding the perception of society and adapting policies to coincide with that perception

    • D. 

      None

  • 15. 
    Select the answer which defines the community-based model, of the two-pronged concept to procedural justice
    • A. 

      The emphasis is on the importance of face-to-face interactions between an officer and a citizen

    • B. 

      The ultimate goal is to achieve police legitimacy throughout entire society

    • C. 

      The overall objective is understanding the perception of society and adapting policies to coincide with that perception

    • D. 

      None

  • 16. 
    The community bank account concept as it relates to Procedural justice, is that every encounter is either a deposit or withdrawal (i.e., an opportunity to increase or decrease the public’s perception of police legitimacy)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    There are four core principles of Procedural Justice, choose the answer which is NOT one of those four principles
    • A. 

      Giving others a voice (i.e., listening)

    • B. 

      Neutrality in decision making

    • C. 

      Respectful treatment

    • D. 

      Trustworthiness

    • E. 

      A = O + P (citizens assessment of interaction A, depends on more than just the outcome O, based on the process used by police P)

  • 18. 
    The concept that people are sensitive to whether they are treated with dignity and politeness and to whether their rights are being respected, and that they will react very negatively to dismissive or demeaning interpersonal treatment; is the concept of which core principle
    • A. 

      Giving others a voice (i.e., listening)

    • B. 

      Neutrality in decision making

    • C. 

      Respectful treatment

    • D. 

      Trustworthiness

    • E. 

      A = O + P (citizens assessment of interaction A, depends on more than just the outcome O, based on the process used by police P)

  • 19. 
    Select the answer that correctly states the purpose of the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.     (Unit 2-3)
    • A. 

      Establishes citizen’s rights and equal protection of the laws.

    • B. 

      Establishes rights relating to arrests, searches, and seizures of persons.

    • C. 

      Establishes the right to a speedy and public trial.

    • D. 

      Establishes citizens right of freedom of speech, press, religion and petition.

  • 20. 
    Select the answer that states when a person is seized.
    • A. 

      When a police officer initiates a citizen contact whether that contact is consensual in nature or not, a seizure had occurred.

    • B. 

      When in view of all of the circumstances surrounding the incident, a reasonable person would believe that he/she was not free to leave.

    • C. 

      A person is seized if during the contact there is some form of physical touching or contact of the subject.

    • D. 

      A seizure of a person only occurs when a police officer places that person under arrest.

  • 21. 
    Select the answer, which most correctly states when probable cause exists.
    • A. 

      When an officer has sufficient knowledge to believe that criminal activity is at hand.

    • B. 

      When the facts and circumstances within the officer’s knowledge and of which he/she has reasonably trustworthy information sufficient to warrant a person to believe that an offense has been, or is being, committed by the person to be arrested.

    • C. 

      When an officer has sufficient facts and circumstances to establish probable cause to search you then also have probable cause to arrest.

    • D. 

      When the officer feels like it

  • 22. 
    Following the “Terry” rule, an officer may detain an individual based on…
    • A. 

      The officer’s reasonable, articulable suspicion that criminal activity was being planned or was in the process of being executed

    • B. 

      An anonymous tip received

    • C. 

      The officer’s speculation

    • D. 

      The facts and circumstances within the officer’s knowledge and of which he/she has reasonably trustworthy information sufficient to warrant a person to believe that an offense has been, or is being, committed

  • 23. 
    The elements required to establish probable cause to arrest are the same as those required to establish probable to search?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What are the two requirements that must be established before a Terry pat down can be performed by a police officer?
    • A. 

      Officers are required to articulate a reasonable belief that there is criminal activity afoot and the suspect is armed.

    • B. 

      Officers are required to articulate a reasonable belief that there is criminal activity afoot and the suspect poses a threat to them.

    • C. 

      Officers are required to articulate a reasonable belief that the suspect is armed and the suspect poses a threat to them.

    • D. 

      Officers are required to articulate the establishment of probable cause and the suspect is armed.

  • 25. 
    While an officer may not search for objects other than weapons on a Terry stop, according to the Plain Feel Doctrine, an officer may seize contraband IF….
    • A. 

      The officer feels the object and reasonably suspects that the object as contraband and seizing it does not invade the suspect’s privacy beyond what is allowed by Terry

    • B. 

      The officer feels the object and determines that the object is contraband by manipulating the object with the fingers and seizing it does not invade the suspect’s privacy beyond what is allowed by Terry

    • C. 

      The officer feels the object and immediately recognizes the object as contraband and seizing it does not invade the suspect’s privacy beyond what is allowed by Terry

    • D. 

      The Plain Feel Doctrine is unconstitutional.

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