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  1. b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
  2. a. Private presentence reports
  3. b. Weapons offenders
  4. b. The correctional system's finite size
  5. a. They change the way offenders think.
  1. a How does cognitive intervention work?
    a. They change the way offenders think.
    b. They increase an offender's IQ.
    c. They place offenders in school.
    d. They help make an offender "school smart."
  2. b 3. Holdback jail inmates are held in jail because:
    a. They are awaiting bail to be set.
    b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
    c. They are awaiting adjudication in the court system.
    d. They require extensive medical, physical, or psychological attention.
  3. c 19. The least represented group of offenders in state prison are:
    a. Property offenders
    b. Weapons offenders
    c. Drug offenders
    d. Violent offenders
  4. d 4. The Presentence Investigation Report generally includes all of the following information except:
    a. Private presentence reports
    b. Plan of supervision
    c. Past criminal information
    d. Level of risk of the offender
  5. e 17. There are several sources of "pressure" in the correctional system discussed in your textbook that leads to practical problems in sentencing. Which of the following is not one of them?
    a. Limited resources
    b. The correctional system's finite size
    c. Sentencing discrimination
    d. The number of prisoners in institutions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 20. An example of indeterminate sentencing would be which of the following sentences?
    a. Two to ten years
    b. Three strikes and you're out legislation
    c. Ten years plus five for aggravating factors of the crime
    d. Two years
  2. 4. Which sentencing structure underlies the treatment model?
    a. Presumptive sentencing
    b. Indeterminate
    c. Mandatory minimum
    d. Determinate
  3. 4. Several organizations have contributed the adoption of standards for jails. Which of the following is NOT one of these institutions?
    a. National Institute of Corrections
    b. American jail association
    c. National institute of Justice
    d. American correctional association
  4. 17. All of the following are reasons why custody concerns outweigh those of treatment in institutions except:
    a. When one of the treatment staff is sick, the position must be filled in order to maintain "minimal critical staffing."
    b. Custody issues are immediate and mandatory.
    c. Treatment staff usually only work regular "workdays" during regular hours.
    d. Custody concerns are ever-present 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  5. 12. Restitution requires the offender to:
    a. Compensate the victim for loss of injury.
    b. Be incarcerated for his or her crime.
    c. Plea bargain for a lesser sentence.
    d. Be placed on probation.

5 True/False questions

  1. c. To divert drug-abusing offenders to intensively monitored treatment instead of incarceration.14. Drug Courts were created to do which of the following?
    a. To increase the level of supervision of offenders over that of ISPs.
    b. To lower the rate of recidivism compared to that of ISPs.
    c. To divert drug-abusing offenders to intensively monitored treatment instead of incarceration.
    d. To more effectively utilize the principles of effective intervention.

          

  2. c. This disposition is generally imposed and completed to nullify the conviction.6. All of the following statements are applicable to community work orders except:
    a. The individual performs community service duties as a condition of another sentence.
    b. The number of hours worked may serve to reduce any accompanying fines imposed during sentencing.
    c. This disposition is generally imposed and completed to nullify the conviction.
    d. The individual "volunteers" his or her time to the community agency.

          

  3. d. Utilitarianism13. Indeterminate sentencing is most consistent with which goal of punishment?
    a. Deterrence
    b. Rehabilitation
    c. Incapacitation
    d. Retribution

          

  4. c. Not allow the victim a voice in the criminal justice process7. Restorative justice purports all of the following elements listed below except
    a. Crime creates the obligation to make things right
    b. Make amends to the victim and community
    c. Not allow the victim a voice in the criminal justice process
    d. "the balanced approach."

          

  5. c. ISPs abdicate the use of rehabilitation.How does cognitive intervention work?
    a. They change the way offenders think.
    b. They increase an offender's IQ.
    c. They place offenders in school.
    d. They help make an offender "school smart."

          

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