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  1. b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
  2. d. Reduce recidivism....
  3. b. Custody
  4. c. 1878
  5. d. Counts
  1. a 2. Probation became an official sanction, supported by state statute, in what year?
    a. 1812
    b. 1856
    c. 1878
    d. 1907
  2. b 3. Holdback jail inmates are held in jail because:
    a. They are awaiting bail to be set.
    b. Adult prison facilities are overcrowded.
    c. They are awaiting adjudication in the court system.
    d. They require extensive medical, physical, or psychological attention.
  3. c 18. General goals of ISP; include all of the following statements except:
    a. Increase incapacitation over that of incarceration.
    b. Divert offenders from prison.
    c. Ensure public safety.
    d. Reduce recidivism.
  4. d 5. Which of the following is the primary way that offenders' whereabouts are determined?
    a. Inspections
    b. Electronic monitoring
    c. Video surveillance
    d. Counts
  5. e 1. Which of the following corrections staff has twenty-four hour contact with inmates?
    a. Policy-makers
    b. Custody
    c. Treatment
    d. Administrative

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 17. All of the following are reasons why custody concerns outweigh those of treatment in institutions except:
    a. When one of the treatment staff is sick, the position must be filled in order to maintain "minimal critical staffing."
    b. Custody issues are immediate and mandatory.
    c. Treatment staff usually only work regular "workdays" during regular hours.
    d. Custody concerns are ever-present 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  2. 15. Hallmarks to prisons in the 1960's include all the following except
    a. Power struggles between gangs and other groups
    b. Nature of inmate demands revolve around basic rights in prison
    c. Solitary living conditions
    d. Crowded living conditions, harsh rules, and poor food
  3. 9. The punishment of banishment was replaced by all the following except
    a. Imprisonment
    b. Penal servitude
    c. Capital punishment
    d. Transportation
  4. 20. All of the following are examples of the reintegration model except:
    a. Therapeutic communities
    b. Cognitive intervention
    c. Reality therapy
    d. Job placement
  5. 4. What is the "blue flu?'
    a. A particularly virulent virus rampantly spreading in prisons.
    b. A code name among correctional officers for a poor administrative decision.
    c. A tactic used by officers to create power in union negotiations.
    d. A code name among correctional officers for administrative power trips.

5 True/False questions

  1. a. Probation5. Which of the following is the primary way that offenders' whereabouts are determined?
    a. Inspections
    b. Electronic monitoring
    c. Video surveillance
    d. Counts

          

  2. d. Programs and services are provided in relatively equal proportion to individuals with suspended sentences and individuals on probation...19. Corrections must always ask, "Who are offenders and what are we expected to do with them?" Which of the following statement does not reflect a way that corrections historically answered this question?
    a. Offenders are no different than the rest of society
    b. Offenders are uneducated and ill-trained to function in modern society
    c. Offenders are out of touch with God and must repent
    d. Offenders are evil and must be destroyed

          

  3. d. Incapacitation3. Which of the following is a theory of punishment that argues the reason for punishment is to disable the offender from committing another crime?
    a. Retaliation
    b. Prevention
    c. Deterrence
    d. Incapacitation

          

  4. c. In the Walnut Street Jail4. The first American institution exclusively dedicated to the correction of felons was
    a. In hulks
    b. An abandoned copper mine in Simsbury, Connecticut
    c. In the Walnut Street Jail
    d. In Gaols

          

  5. b. Presentence investigation report14. One main problem with sentencing is that judges have to be able to predict human behavior. A judge uses all of the flowing tools to make his or her sentencing decisions except:
    a. Intuition
    b. Presentence investigation report
    c. Research on prediction
    d. Experience