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CCJ1020: Chapter 04 Quiz: Policing: Purpose and Organization
Intro to Criminal Justice CCJ1020 by Frank Schmalleger, 9th Ed. Spring 2013
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Which policing strategy reorganizes conventional patrol strategies into integrated and versatile police teams assigned to a fixed district?
Which police strategy emphasizes an increased capacity to deal with crimes that are not well controlled by traditional methods?
Which state had the first modern state police agency?
preventive patrol does not affect citizen fear of crime
The Kansas City Preventive Patrol Experiment established that
crime labs in the world.
The FBI operates one of the largest
In what year did the FBI begin as the Bureau of Investigation?
all of the above
A centralized law enforcement agency
-has only one headquarters.
-is characteristic in the Southern United States.
-combines criminal investigations with patrol of state highways.
-all of the above
Which agency would not be encompassed by the term local police?
appoint a local coroner
Which of the following is typically not a function of a sheriff's department?
-serve court papers
-maintain and manage county jails
-appoint a local coroner
-provide law enforcement throughout a county or area between municipalities
J. Edgar Hoover.
The FBI headquarters are named after
In what year was the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration established?
The FBI headquarters is located in what city?
Where is the nation's largest law enforcement agency, with about 38,000 sworn officers?
Which of the following is not one of the three major levels of law enforcement?
What strategy is designed to increase the productivity of patrol officers through the application of scientific analysis and evaluation of patrol techniques?
What decade is considered the heyday of scientific police management?
Citizens do not report the event to the police until a considerable amount of time passes.
Why doesn't police response time result in a significant number of arrests?
Federal Bureau of Investigation
What federal agency is responsible for managing the database of DNA profiles?
What state was the first to centralize its state police force?
Which local law enforcement official is responsible for serving court papers, maintaining security within courtrooms, and running the county jail?
police serving the interests of politicians is characterized as the__________ era
Police stressed their role of service to the community.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the reform era of American policing?
-Police stressed their role of service to the community.
-It lasted from the 1930s to the 1970s.
-Police prided themselves on being professional crime fighters.
-Police focused most of their resources on fighting "traditional" crimes.
Semi-permanent assignment of officers to particular neighborhoods is called
providing service to citizens is an example of what type of policing?
a particular set of values characteristic of the police
What is the best way to describe police subculture?
James Q. Wilson
What name is most closely associated with the concept of "policing styles"?
enforces the letter of the law.
The legalistic style of policing
Police-community relations (PCR) as a police practice
recognizes that the police derive their legitimacy from the community they serve.
the reform era
In what era of policing did police departments focus most of their resources on solving "traditional" crimes such as murder and rape?
Some authors have warned that the police subculture focuses almost exclusively on
Which policing style was in use when the Rodney King beating occurred in Los Angeles?
If state troopers were instructed to write a ticket for any motorist going 1 mph over the speed limit, one could argue that this department was operating under what style of policing?
According to a recent Bureau of Justice Statistics study, what percentage of local police departments had full-time officers engaged in some form of community policing?
A neighborhood resource officer asks residents to clean up litter, remove graffiti, and install better lighting in a nearby park that is known for extensive drug dealing. Such a request is characteristic of what type of policing?
Trojanowicz's Community Policing
What may be the definitive book on community policing?
centralization of command
Which of the following is not an element of community policing?
What acronym describes Chicago's comprehensive community-based policing program?
________ is when law enforcement officers exercise choice while carrying out their duties.
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