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1. Which state created "the first modern state police agency" in 1830?
2. The Statute of Winchester:
Created the watch and ward
3. What are the three major legislative levels of law enforcement?
state, federal, local
4. The leading organization for private security professionals is:
5. The Bow Street Runners:
Were an early English police unit formed by Henry Fielding.
6. Between 2011 and 2012 the gang crime rate in Los Angeles fell by more than 10%. The mayor attributed this drop in crime to:
Adding hundreds more police officers to the force.
7. Which local law enforcement official is responsible for serving court papers, maintaining security within courtrooms, and running the county jail?
8. The first large scale scientific study of law enforcement practices was conducted in which American city?
9. State level law enforcement agencies are separated into which two models?
Highway patrol and state bureau of investigations
10. Which commission, started in 1931, recognized prohibition as unenforceable as well as a catalyst to police corruption?
11. The now defunct federal agency that was established to funnel federal funding to state and local law enforcement agencies was:
12. Use of private security has grown in recent years. In 2012 a Duke professor suggested in the last decade private security was responsible for:
The decrease in reported crime
13. Which of the following people was associated with London's New Police?
14. The application of social science techniques to the study of police administration for the purpose of increasing effectiveness, reducing the frequency of citizen complaints, and enhancing the efficient use of available resources is known as:
Scientific police management
15. The nation's largest law enforcement agency is in:
16. Which of the following is not a prominent private security firm?
17. An early form of police patrol in English cities and towns was:
The Night Watch
18. A police-management strategy designed to increase the productivity of patrol officers through the scientific analysis and evaluation of patrol techniques is known as:
19. ____________ uses research into everyday police procedures to evaluate current practices and to guide officers and police executives in future decision making.
20. The largest and most comprehensive crime laboratory, run by the FBI, is located in: