← Criminology Test 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What does "preventing crime" entail?
- What are the three goals of the CJ system?
- What are life course theories?
- What powers does the national government have in the area of CJ?
- Define mens rea
- a Deterrence, self-help, and citizens rights
- b "Guilty mind" or blameworthy state of mind
- c Doing Justice, controlling crime, preventing crime
- d Enforcement of federal Criminal laws
- e Theories that identify factors affecting the star, duration, nature, and end of criminal behavior over the life of an offender
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Theories that assume criminal law and the CJ system are primarily mean of controlling the lower classes, women, and minorities
- Offenders are held fully accountable for their actions, the rights of persons in the system will be protected, like offenses will be treated alike , and officials will take into account relevant differences among offenders and offenses
- functions to provide goods and services that are in high demand but are illegal
- violent crime, property crimes, public order crimes
- a field of criminology that examines the role the victim plays in precipitating a criminal incident
5 True/False Questions
What are some of the costs of crime? → Fear, financial costs, emotional costs, lifestyle restrictions
What is keeping the peace? → involves protection of rights and persons in situations ranging from street corner brawls to domestic quarrels
What are social conflict theories? → Theories holding that criminal behavior occurs when the bonds that tie an individual to society are broken or weakened
What is an exchange? → a field of criminology that examines the role the victim plays in precipitating a criminal incident
What is contained in states penal code? → actors in the system must maintain good relationships with officials like legislators, mayors, and city council members in order to get money to fund their agency