6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- society creates crime and criminals by labeling certain behavior and certain people as deviant.
- proposition that can be tested by researchers or observers to determine if it is valid.
- view criminal behavior as the result of class conflict
- deviant behavior is more likely in communities where social institutions fail to exert control over the population.
- explanation for a happening that is based on observation, experimentation, and reasoning.
- the publication in which the FBI reports crime data
6 True/False Questions
repeat victimization → study of why certain people are victims of crimes and the optimal role for victims in the criminal justice system
National Crime Victimization Survey → Measures reported and unreported crime, unaffected by police bias and distortions, does not rely on victims reporting directly to police.
Part I offenses according to UCR → Serious, frequent crimes that are reported by the FBI annually to give an idea of the "crime picture" in the U.S.
3 measurements of how the UCR reports crime data → number of persons arrested, number of crimes reported by victims/witnesses/police, and number of officers and support law enforcement specialists
chronic offender → the choice of committing a crime. criminal weighs the consequences of committing the crime or not.
trait theory → appearance is to blame for crime