Criminal Investigation Chapter 12
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False robbery reports may be identified by
All of the above (unusual delay in reporting the offense, lack of correspondence with the physical evidence, improbable events)
Generally, the three elements of robbery are
the wrongful taking of personal property, from a person or in the person's presence, against the person's will by force or threat of force.
The main elements of robbery include
force or fear
Which of the following correctly lists priorities at a hostage situation?
preserve life, apprehend the hostage taker, and recover or protect property
Which one of the following is not characteristic of robberies?
the offender always lives within a few miles (five or ten) of the robbery
Which of the following sets of categories is used to define robbery?
residential, commercial, street, and vehicle-driver
Robberies committed by a lone robber tend to
Both 1 and 2 (be crimes of opportunity
and involve lone victims)
In most robberies, the robber
makes an oral demand
Residential robberies are also referred to as
Bank robberies are investigated by
the FBI, in joint investigation with local police and sheriff's departments
To prosecute for the crime of robbery, officers must
prove all elements of the crime
Most residential robberies occur
in the early evening
The most frequent victims of robbery are
Both 1&2 (middle-aged and older people)
Deterrents to convenience store robberies include
elevating the cash-register area
The first priority in hostage situations is to
An indicator of a false robbery report is
All of these (an exceptionally detailed description of the offender, an exceptionally vague description of the offender, a lack of cooperation)
A robbery occurring at a loan company would be classified as a _____ robbery.
A recent innovation in robbery investigations is
facial recognition systems
Robberies which have multiple armed offenders are less common but more costly: losses are 10 times greater than average in this type of robbery. These are referred to as
Which is a true statement?
professionals prefer to operate when there are fewer customers, such as at opening time
This system may be of great assistance in identifying a stolen vehicle that might be serving as a getaway car, even as robbers speed away at 100 mph.
automatic license plate recognition (ALPR)
This psychological effect may occur when hostages report that they have no ill feelings toward the hostage takers and, further, that they feared the police more than they feared their captors.
Why would clothing and disguises discarded by the robber upon leaving the scene be valuable evidence if discovered?
They may provide DNA evidence
Today, officers have the advantage of using technology use Global Information Software (GIS) to
map all incidents of robberies
As an essential element of robbery, the robber must have _____________to the property.
no legal right
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