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Phenomena where black officers must deal with the expectation that they will give members of their own race a break, while experiencing racism from colleagues?
What city was the first to hire and award the title of police officer to a woman in 1910?
Which of the following is false regarding education and the police?
Educated officers have greater disciplinary problems due to job boredom.
The blue curtain is a term used to describe:
The secrecy and insulation from others in society that is a consequence of the police subculture.
Which of the following is not one of the six core beliefs at the heart of the police culture?
All of the above are core beliefs in the police culture
An officer approaches a group of teenagers drinking beer, she checks everyone's Ids and arrests all who are underage. This example best typifies which officer style?
Law enforcer (1)
An officer approaches a group of teenagers standing in a parking lot, drinking beer. She checks for gang symbols and calls into the station to ascertain if any of them have active warrants. This officer typifies which officer style?
Law enforcer (2)
Which officer's style involves acting as problem solvers and is therefore well suited for community policing?
Law enforcer (3)
Which style of policing prefers to ignore or treat informally issues of concern, unless the social or political order if being jeopardized?
Which of the following factors bests fits under the heading of extra legal discretionary factors?
The higher the percentage of black officers on the police force the higher the arrest rates for crimes such as assault
True, higher percentage
Factors such as the living and working environment of the officer often affect their discretion
True, affect discretion
A search is considered unreasonable when it exceeds the scope of police authority or is highly invasive of personal privacy.
True, exceeds police authority
In 1914, in Weeks v. United States, the court established the exclusionary rule.
True, Weeks v. United States
The supreme court has created a good faith exception to the exclusionary rule with indicates evidence is admissible in court if the police officers acted in good faith by first obtaining court approval for their search, even if the warrant they received was deficient or faulty.
True, good faith exception
Courts of limited jurisdiction are most likely to handle which of the following crimes?
When a right is granted in a case by the Supreme Court it is usually referred to as a
Mandate of precedence
Which of the following is not one of the judicial functions of a judge?
Administrative control over probation
Which of the following is NOT one of the duties of a prosecutor?
Represent the government in appeals
Which of the following reasons may cause a case to be dismieed?
Interests of justice
Due process problems
What is the duty of a defense lawyer to his client and the legal system?
To fully represent and competently defend his client
In what 1963 landmark cases did the Supreme Court rule that state courts must provide counsel to indigent defendants in felony prosecutions?
Gideon v. Wainwright
Which of the following statements is false regarding public versus private attorneys?rk
Conviction rates for indigent defendants with public defenders were significantly higher than for defendants with their own attorney.
In Gideon v Wainwright, the court took the first major step ion the issue of right to ounsel.
True, G v. W
Conviction rates for indigent defendants and those with their own lawyers are about the same in federal and state courts
True, same rates
The concept of attorney competence was defined by the Supreme court in the case of Strickland v. Washington
True, attorney competence
It is unlikely that plea bargaining will be eliminated in the future because it:
eases the pressure of congested caseloads
If an individual is permitted a trial, who chooses whether it will be before a judge or a jurt?
Which of the following is a reason for which a jury can nullify the facts and evidence of a case?
Bail can be used to punish an accused and can be denied for revoked at the indulgence of the court
The state can never order a defendant to take medication when she or he is ruled incompetent to stand trial
False, drug away!
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