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Criminology Test 3
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According to Wright, in order to reduce robberies what must be done in addition to creating job opportunities?
Undermine connections to street culture.
Where are people most likely to be victims of violence?
In their own homes.
Name a common location for money laundering.
Laundromats, casinos and grocery stores.
What is the most important thing an armed robber can do to secure victim compliance?
Create the illusion of death.
What method of data collection did Wright use in their work with residential burglars?
Do most scientists accept the idea of a killer instinct that normalizes violence?
Which step in money laundering involves discussing the money trail by transferring the money into the bank via phony companies?
In Wright's work with burglars, what was the preferred way of disposing of stolen goods?
Which stage of robbery is considered the make it or break it stage?
Announcing the robbery.
What is the fastest growing drug threat in the U.S.?
Controlled Prescription Drugs.
In Wright's work with armed robbers, what was the most common response for how they spent the money?
List 3 reasons why homicide statistics are some of the most reliable?
-Presence of a body
-Homicide is the most serious crime
-High likelihood of reporting
What are 2 reasons that the impact of white collar crime is difficult to determine?
List 3 crimes that are categorized as white collar?
List 3 types of multicide.
Does the U.S. spends at least $12 billion a year on graffiti clean up?
How many state level agencies contributed info to the 2013 NDTA?
What are Sutherland's 4 propositions of white collar crime?
-Offender is upper class
-Violations are work related
-Work related violations by blue collar workers are excluded
-Non-work related crimes by upper-class are excluded
What is the current RBI definition of rape?
The penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object.
Most common type of shoplifter.
What are the overall trends for meth?
Increased availability and purity, decreased price and stable demand.
Who coined the term "White Collar Crime"?
Give 3 reasons for the recent increase in heroin deaths?
-Increased availability of high purity heroin
-New, young users
-Switch to heroin by users of CPDs
3 types of arson.
3 warning signs of intimate partner violence.
-Rush to marriage
-Birth control sabatoge
2 characteristics of liberal democracies that make it difficult to illegally interrupt organized crime.
-Emphasis on private enterprise
-Priority on individual civil liberties
2 illegal businesses that fit the classic pattern of organized crime.
3 reasons for under reporting of sexual assault?
-Stigma attached to sexual assault
-Burden of proof on victim
-Sexist treatment of victims
-Intrusive facts by defense attorneys
Who are box men?
Residential burglars who specialize in safes.
The National Drug Threat Assessment forecasts that the domestic production will decrease for which drug?
When does shoplifting peak?
Spring break and Christmas.
What are Conklin's 3 types of violent offenders?
What are pill mills?
Rogue pain management clinics that facilitate the abuse of controlled prescription drugs.
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