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which of the following must be balanced under a democratic system of government?
rights of the individuals and the collective needs of members of society
which of the following best describes Patrick Colquhoun's approach to solivng the crime problem in London?
he wanted to eliminate social problems.
title VII of the Civil Right Act prohibits discrimination in employment based on all the following EXCEPT"
which of the following is best defined as "the combination of organization and management"
Sir Robert Peel developed which of the following principles?
Police must be organized along military lines, police must be controlled by the government, police headquarters would be centrally located.
This type of sexual harrasment exists when there is a tangible economic detriment as a result of refusal to succumb to sexual advances
quid pro quo
which of the following is a type of "institutional barrier" that dissuades minorities from seeking employment?
complicated applications, multistage selection process, the department's image regarding minorities.
Which of the following is not one of the major objectives of the Bureau of Alcohol and firearms?
to establish the amount of taxes to be paid on alcohol, tobacco, and firearms
this refers to minorities' lack of interest in law enforcement as a career choice
the ________ style of policing implements the criminal justice process as the frequent offenses regardless of their circumstances or the severity of their offense, seldom...
refers to developing formalized organization arrangements whereby officers at lower levels of the organization can have input into departmental matters
prior to becoming the Austin Police Department of Police, Chief Acevedo researched the problems facing the Austin Police Department. Which is not one of the problems he found?
low arrest rates
According to Chief Acevedo, the #1 priority as the chief of the police is to keep the community and the people that work for you safe
When dealing with the media, transparency is not crucial to building community and the people that work for you safe
under the social contract theory, members of society are assumed to have entered an agreement to create government to acquire security and order for the entire society
the Paris metropolitan police force essentially came into existence as the result of an evolutionary process consisting of efforts by a number of leaders and government officials
false- London metropolitan
title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act was the first federal legislative action taken into this country to prohibit discrimination in employment
hierarchy exists in all organizations, and generally, hierarchy decreases as the number of employee increases.
false (hierarchy increases)
community policing is rooted in 2 schools of thought: problem-oriented policing and community-oriented policing
under the ______, members of society are assumed to have entered an agreement to create the state & a government to acquire security and order for the entire society
the concept of __________ includes belief in such fundamental principles as respect for law, individualism, civil rights, human dignity, consitutionalism, social justice and majority rule.
______________ are the collective practices by which a group attempts to ensure that individuals conform to the norms and values of the group
_____________ is a binding rule that regulates conduct and provides sanctions for violations of its provisions
____________policing refers to policing that emphasizes order maintenance and crime control and generally can be found in larger industrialized cities
Community policing is rooted in two schools of thought:1. _________policing developed by Goldstein and 2. community-oriented policing
____________refer to minorities' lack interest in law enforcement as a career choice.
____________is a system of beliefs that attempts to justify differential treatment of women
the development of a pool of sufficiently qualified applicants from which to select officers, is the definition of_____________
____________tests and standards are used to determine if an applicant can perform the tasks associated with police work
__________is the examination and mapping of crime and calls for service in order to discover patterns
A traffic unit is charged with reducing accidents and facilitating the flow of traffic. How do such units accomplish these two goals?
enforcement, education, engineering
the type of patrol in which officers are assigned to beats in marked vehicles and randomly to reduce opportunities for criminal acts when not involved in police activities known as:
routine preventive patrol
what type of patrol attempts to deter crime or problems in a specific area by deploying large numbers of officers?
which of the following was characteristic of the "detective as secretive rogue"?
They focused on criminals rather than on crimes
which of the following statements is true regarding discretion in the criminal justice system?
judges, prosecutors, and police officers are allowed to use discretion in the decision-making.
which of the following is best defined as "effective limits on a public official's power leave him or her free to make a choice among a number of possible courses of action?
which of the following elements influence police officer's decision-making process?
offender variables, situational variables, system variables
Which of the following is not a decision element when an officer contemplates arrest?
which of the following best describes the historical police view of domestic violence?
crimes that manifest evidence of prejudice based on certain group characteristics are know as:
which types of force is where officers legally apply force in too many incidents?
excessive use of force
which of the following best describes the courts ruling in Tenessee v garner
police cant use deadly force to prevent the escape of a felon unless the suspect poses a significant threat of death or serious injury to the officer or others
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