In many states, if the sheriff is disabled or disqualified, the ______ takes over his or her responsibilities
Early _____ had whole districts of criminal haunts, where no watchmen visited and no honest citizen frequented
Which of the following was not a policing legacy from the colonial period?
A theory of "Republicanism" was created
When Henry Fielding died, his "thief takers" evolved into a group called the ______ Runners, under John Fielding.
Which of the following was not a part of the police uniform of London's first constables?
Black top hat
Two reasons for the scarcity of studies into police functions and methods prior to the 1960's were:
police resistance to outside scrutiny, and the view that traditional methods worked well
The Presidents Crime Commission brought policing "full circle," restating several of the same principles that were laid out by ____ years earlier
Police shifted to the community policing and problem solving era primarily due to:
the isolation of the police from the public
The overarching mission of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is:
eliminating vulnerabilities in the nation's border, economic, transportation and infrastructure security
Who participates in the uniform crime reporting system?
Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies
Which of the following is not a major function of the United States Marshal Service?
protecting the president
Today the top three priorities of the FBI are to protect the nation from what?
Foreign intel operations, cyber-based attacks, terrorist attacks
Secret Service agents are authorized to all of the following except what?
making arrests for state law violations
The Transportation Security Administration :
screens airports, protects transport, includes Air Marshals
The IRS's Criminal Investigation Division:
monitors and collects federal income taxes from US individuals and businesses
Among the 49 state law enforcement agencies in the U.S., which of the following is never deployed?
All are deployed
Nearly 60 percent of the nation's 49 state law enforcement agencies whose primary duties include highway patrol require their traffic patrol officers to:
record motorists race or ethnicity during traffic stops
The MCA (Military Commissions Act) contains all but which of the following provisions?
prevents defendants from invoking the Geneva Conventions
unique, collections of autonomous units with permeable boundaries, and can also be bureaucracies
The administration of most police organizations is based on:
the traditional, pyramidal, quasi-military structure
Unity of command is an organizational principle dictating that:
every officer should report to one and only one superior
Directives that leave little or no latitude for individual discretion, like not smoking in public
Which of the following is not a line element in a basic police organization structure?
Compared with police chiefs, sheriffs tend to be:
older, having less training, less likely to be a college grad
Which function is not commonly associated with the job of the county sheriff?
enforcing state statutes and municipal ordinances
There are now approximately ____ state and local law enforcement agencies in the United States
In most jurisdictions, when compared to municipal police departments, sheriff's offices have far greater responsibility for:
All of the above
The most significant investment police agencies make is in the ____ of personnel
recruitment, testing, training (All of the above)
Some research has found the personality of the typical police applicant to be very similar to:
Desirable Psychological qualities of police officers include:
logical skills, people oriented, incorruptible
AN area of lawsuit vulnerability in police testing and selection, because of job relatedness is the:
Physical agility test
These tests are commonly used to exclude police applicants with personality disorders