penal code exam #6
Terms in this set (31)
"To threatend to harm someone, by an unlawful act, on account of their services as a witness or public servant," is
"To influence a witness, a person confers a benefit on a witness in an official proceeding, to withhold information or testimony," is
Tampering with a witness
"To threatend to harm another, by an unlawful act, to prevent or delay the service of another as a complainant of a crime,"is:
X stops Y for "disregaurding a stop." Y wraps a $100.00 bill about her drivers license, and hand it to the X saying "cant we just handle this here and not make a court case out of this?" X says "this is a warning," takes the $100.00 dollors and returns the drivers license to to Y. What offense (s) occurred here?
A. Bribery against Y
B. Soliciting a bribe against X
both... A. & B.
A statement is "MATERIAL" to a case in court if it ______.
Could affect the out come of the proceeding
To make a false statement, under oath, is only perjury if:
A. The intent was to deceive
B. It is made with knowledge of its meaning
Both A. & B.
The differance between aggrevated perjury and perjury, is that aggrevated perjury is perjury that is____.
A. made during an official proceeding
B. material to the case
both A. & B.
"To knowingly make a false statement, that is material to a criminal investigation, to an employee of a law enforcement agency conducting the investigation," is:
False report to law enforcement employee
X finds his wife dead in their home. He calls the police and destroys the suicide note before they arrive (because he knows their insurance will not pay in case of suicide). X has commited what offense....
Tampering with physical evidence
X kills his wife by poison. He then leaves a typed "suicide note" and puts his wifes fingerprints on the note, post mortem. He locks the bedroom door and closes it from the outside so he can break it in to create the illusion that she had commited the suicide in her locked bedroom. X calls the police. X (aside from murder) has committed what vialations at the scene?
Frabrications of physical evidence
X has graduated from a TLCEOSE basic peace officers course. X has not been hired by a law enforcement agency yet, but he has bought the complete police uniform complete shoulder patches, badge and collar devices. X wears the complete uniform today to the corner stop n go, to get free coffee "just like the real police." X has no commission of identication as a peace officer. X has committed what offense if any?
Impersonating a public servant (peace officer)
To knowingly possess a police badge, shoulder patch insignia, when not a peace officer and without the intent induce another to submit to his authority, is the offense of.....
Possession of a false identification as a peace officer
Any of the above
A. Unautherized departure from custody
B. Failure to return to custody following temperary leave.
both A. & B.
Y a witness to a crime, gives detective X his correct name but intentionally gives a false date of birth. Y can be charged with....
Failure to identify
X arrested burglar Y in the act of burglory. X advised Y of his right to remain silent under Miranda, and Y now refuses to answer any questions, including his name, adress, and date of birth. Y can be charged with....
Failure to identify
X is arrested for robbery by officer Z. As Z attempts to put X in the patrol car to transport, X's brother Y tries to prevent the officer from doing this by closing the patrol car door before X can be seated. Y can be charged with...
Primary differance between resisting arrest and Hendering Apprehension is...
use of force
X runs from the savings and loans with a pistal in his hand and a bank of cash as the alarm goes off. Officer Z gives pursuit on foot in full police uniform and yells for X to stop. X refuses to stop and runs a block before he is tackled and handcuffed by Z. X fights Z during this arrest but Z uninjured. X is guilty of....
Evading Arrest and Resisting arrest
X runs a motel and knows the police are there to arrest his friend in room 110. X calls the room before the police can get upstairs and warns his friend so he can get away. X is guilty of....
A person commits an offense if he escapes from custody when he is
any of these
Gaurd X at the county jail, knows the prisoner Y was arrested unlawfully, Gaurd X leaves the cell door and the exterior doors to the jail unlocked with the intent to allow Y to escape and get a good lawyer. Y does escape. X is guilty of....
Facilitating an escape
Failure to appear is a felony offense if....
The offense he's on bail for is a felony
Bail jumping and failure to appear is a ________ unless the original offense is a Class C misdemeanor or felony.
Class A misdemeanor
X was stopped on traffic by officer Z. X was very irate and as Officer Z attempted to calm him down, he stopped too closs and X grabbed Officers Z's duty weapon in an attempted to take take it in order to harm the officer. Z executed proper weapon retention tactics and kept his weapon and handcuffed X. X is guilty of...
Attempting to take weapon from peace officer
Deputy Constible Z was attempting to serve Mr. X a civil writ. Z asked X if he was the person named on the writ and X lied to avoid being served X is guilty of...
Preventing execution of a civil process
A public servant with intent to obtain a benefit, intentionally misuses government property or services by virtue of his office or employment," is committing the offense of...
Abuse of official capacity
A paece officer commits official oppression, if he intentionally subjects another to _______ under the color of his officer....
Any of the above
Officer Z has arrested Miss X on ttraffic violations. she officers Z sex for her release. Z accepts her offer and upon complition sexual conduct ,Z denies the oral agrrement and books X in jail . Z can be charged with...
Improper sexual activity with person in custody
X (a prison guard) intentionally denies inmate Y basic daily privileges to eat in population, exercise and exits his single cell. X knows his conduct violates the prison policy on "isolation" but because Y is murderer, he feels he has it coming. X can be charged with..
Violation of civil rights of a person in custody
Officer Z while interrogating burglar X, has refused to let X's atterney talk to X and has subject X to 14 days of continuous interrogation against against his will, even though Z know this is unlawful Z can be charged with...
A. Violation of civil rights of a person in custody
B. Official Oppression
D. BOTH A. & B.