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A case is tried in Justice of the peace court and the person is found guilty. What court could the defendant appeal this conviction to?
A person is charged with a "Class B" misdemeanor crime involving official misconduct. Which Texas court is given original jurisdiction to try this case?
A person is charged with "speeding," a class C misdemeanor. Which Texas court has original jurisdiction to try this case?
Justice of the peace
A person may NOT become a peace officer if they have ever been convicted of:
Felony, class a misdemeanor, any family violence offense
According to the commission rules, if you licensee's name is changed for any reason, such as marriage, divorce, or other court action, it may be reported to the commission with him_days.
According to the penal code, a public servant acting under color of office our employment commits the offense of "official oppression" if the public servant _.
Intentionally subjects another two sexual harassment
According to the US Constitution, the writ of habeas corpus may be suspended.
In cases of rebellion when the public safety requires it. In cases of invasion when the public safety requires it.
According to the_ the accuse shout enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial.
Amendment_ states, "the enumeration in the constitution, of certain rights, should not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people."
Amendment_ protects citizens from being required to a witness against himself in a criminal case.
Amendment_ states, "the powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people."
Article 3 of the U.S. Constitution
None of the above
Provides for the establishment of the federal court system
Article 3 of the US Constitution gives"_" as the only crime to be found in the constitution.
August Vollmer can best be remembered for:
His contribution to the goal of professionalizing the police
Commission rules are divided into sections that group similar topics together.
Finding someone else to blame for one's own problems and misfortune is known as:
The US Supreme Court decides to hear a case on appeal it issues a "_"
Writ of Certiorari
In early American history, the north eastern states generally had the "watch and ward" system of policing. "Watch" was_ policing, while "Ward" was_policing.
In the "traditional police service model" of policing, most decisions are made:
At the management and mid management level with little citizen involvement.
In_the Texas legislator enacted legislation that created TCOLE
Physical fitness can be divided into two categories which are
Function/health related and motor related.
Physical, regarding the "two categories of the physical fitness" which of the following is more important?
Policing in America has its roots in _ methods.
Right to indictment for a Capital or otherwise infamous crime is found in amendment
Speciality, the "_" role is performed by being objective and ethical and personal behavior and is functioning as a representative of the criminal justice system.
Stephen F Austin employed a militia group to protect the settlers from Indian and bandit rates. This group later became known as the _.
The condition of the human organism that consist of its health and disease status and risk potential
The "criminal justice system" structure includes the following three major components:
Police, courts, and corrections
The "minimum" educational requirement for becoming a peace officer in Texas is
Passed GED test
high school graduate
has 12 semester hours credit from a accredited college or university
The fifth amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives citizens to protection from
The first amendment contains the following rights
Freedom of assembly
freedom of the press
freedom of religion
The 14th amendment to the constitution guarantees:
Due process of law
The fourth amendment to the constitution:
Protect citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures
The condition of the body that enables an individual to use his or her body in activities requiring strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, coordination, agility power, balance, speed, and accuracy, without undue experience of fatigue and exhaustion is the definition of
The fifth amendment covers which of the following rights?
The highest Texas court to hear appeals of civil cases is
Texas supreme court
The highest Texas court to hear a pills of criminal cases is
Court of criminal appeals
The legislatively required continuing education program for an individual's license as peace officer shall consist of _ hours of training every _ month unit of a training license
The maximum imprisonment authorized by law for a violation of USC 242 is
Imprisonment for any term of years or life
The minimum age at which a person may become a peace officer in Texas is
The minimum passing percentage shall be at least_ for each fire arm qualification
The national commission of law observance and enforcement, (Wickersham commission) reported "the greatest promises for the future of policing is"
The college or university
The requirement that the government must act in accordance with due process of law is contained in which two amendments to the US Constitution?
Fifth and 14th
The right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures is found in the:
The right to be free from double Jeopardy is found in the:
The right to be free from excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment is contained in the
The right to be free from excessive bell and cruel and unusual punishment is contained in the
The right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures is found in the
The_ is the statutory authority from the commission, (TCOLE) to establish rules that law-enforcement agencies and officers must follow
The_amendment has been interpreted to limit the level of force that may be used by law-enforcement to reasonable force
The_ is the statutory authority for the commission (TCOLE) to establish rules that law-enforcement agencies and officers must follow
Under TCOLE rules, a licensee would be required to report to TCOLE any arrest that involve the licensee for any offense higher than a class C misdemeanor or for any class C misdemeanor involving the duties and responsibilities of office, or family violence, that person must report such a fact to be commission in writing_ days of the arrest.
United States code (USC)_ deals with "deprivation of rights under color of law."
Wellness ranges from optimum health to...
What federal law enforcement agency has a special role assigned to them to investigate violations of federal statutes designed to prevent violations of civil rights of citizens by peace officers?
Federal Bureau of investigation
What is the possible punishment that a person can receive from a violation of USC 241?
They shall be fine not more than $10,000 are in prison not more than 10 years, or both; and if that's results: they shall be subject to imprisonment for any term of years or life.
When a licensee is arrested, charged, or indicted for a criminal offense above the grade of class C misdemeanor or any class C misdemeanor involving the duties and responsibilities of office or family violence, that person must report search back to the commission in writing within_days
Which amendment requires that the accused have a right to be confronted with the witness against him?
Which amendment to the United States Constitution gives citizens the right to an attorney during criminal proceedings?
Which of the following Texas court ordinarily has jurisdiction to try class a and B misdemeanor's?
Which of the following US supreme court cases has been interpreted to limit the level of force that may be used by law enforcement to reasonable force?
Tennessee v. Garner
Which of the following court cases deals with freedom of speech?
Duran v. city of Douglas, AZ
Which of the following is not a minimum standard to the permanently licensed as a peace officer in Texas?
Be a Texas resident for one year
Which of the following statements is "true" regarding stress?
Some types of stress are considered as being "positive."
Which of the following statements is correct concerning the "wellness pyramid? "
Exercise in proper nutrition make up the foundation of the wellness pyramid
Which of the following statements is true concerning TCOLE rule's for "minimum" educational requirement for becoming a peace officer in Texas?
Person must have a high school diploma
Which of the following was given as a basic feeling or attitude harbored by most "prejudice" persons?
Feeling of superiority
feels that others are strange in different as a member of the group, the individual believes he is entitled to exclusive our prior rights in a certain area
Which of the following was given as a basic feeling or attitude harbored by most "prejudice" persons?
As a member of the group, the individual believes he is entitled to exclusive our prior rides in a certain area.
Which of the following was specifically listed by TCOLE as being a characteristic of "professionalism?"
Service to others
Which of the following was specifically listed by TCOLE as being an "advantage" of the "professional model for law-enforcement?"
Public our client better served
quality of peace officer is improved ethical conduct
more affective problem-solving
Which of the following was specifically listed in the BPOC, chapter 3, as an example of moral courage?
Which of the following was specifically listed in the BPOC, chapter 3, as an example of physical courage?
Facing a barricaded or arm suspect
Which of the following would be an example of a "tort?"
A civil wrong for which a remedy may be obtained
_ is define by TCOLE is the condition of the human organism that consist of its health and disease that status and risk potential.
A peace officer has how many days to report a name change or arrest above the grade of class C misdemeanor to the commission?
All peace officers with a intermediate peace officer license, must take which of the following courses once every training cycle
An agency who becomes aware that an officer has been arrested for an offense classified as a class "a" misdemeanor has how many days to report the rest of the commission?
And appointing agency is required to request all prior F5's on a piece officer prior to appointment
If a peace officer is charged with a felony and placed on probation or community supervision, the commission shall automatically suspend the peace officers license for a minimum of how many years?
Peace officers are not required to be US citizens as long as they are authorized to work in the United States
TCOLE is considered what type of state agency?
TCOLE was created during which legislative session of the Texas legislator?
Which TCOLE form is utilized by a political subdivision to commission a piece officer with TCOLE?
Which TCOLE form is utilized to report a peace officer's separation from a police agency?
Which of the following is not a lifetime disqualification as a peace officer?
Conviction of a class B misdemeanor
"_" Is the adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge of examination of the facts.
"_"Is the name given to a variety of Writs, with the objective of bringing a party before a court or judge. The primary function is to release from unlawful imprisonment. The purpose of the writ is not to determine prisoners guilt or innocence. The only issue the writ addresses if the prisoner is restrained and his liberty by due process.
Writ of Habeas Corpus
"_" is acting on the basis of prejudice.
"_" law is that portion of the law which defines the personal and property rights of individuals; the rights of an individual to seek reddress or to prevent a wrong; any action other than criminal proceedings.
"_" generally refers to groups of people with common ancestry and physical characteristics.
"_" involves the expression or use of facts without distortion by personal feelings or prejudice
"_" is a mental position based on a persons knowledge, feeling, and experiences about someone or something influencing him/her to behave in a certain way regarding that person or thing.
"_" is a way of thinking and acting based on tradition; learned behavior passed down from one generation to another.
"_" is an order from the court directing the person responsible for holding an individual in jail or prison to bring that person before the court and show what the legal justification is for having the person in custody.
Writ of habeas corpus
"_" is described as good/positive stress
"_" is the occupation which one professes to be skilled in and to follow. Evocation in which professed knowledge of some branch of learning is use in its application to the affairs of others, or in the practice of an art based upon it.
"_" is the state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger with self-possession , Confidence, resolution; bravery; and valor.
"_" law which for the purpose of preventing harm to society, (a)declares what conduct is criminal, and(b) prescribes the punishment to be imposed for such conduct. It includes the definition of specific offenses in general principles of criminal responsibility. Criminal laws are commonly codified into criminal or Penal Code. Texas Penal Code
"_" refers to shared culture and background. Members of one of these groups usually have a common ancestry and generally share language, religion, and other cultural patterns.
"_" is the act of regarding one's culture as a center of the universe and hints as the basis for all comparisons with other cultures.
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