5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Fleeing Felon Rule
- National Crime Victimization Survey
- Statutory Law
- Adversary Process
- Police Culture
- a the method courts use to resolve disputes. through this process each side in a dispute has the right to present its case persuasively, subject to the rules of evidence, and an independent fact finder, either judge or jury, decides in favor of one side or the other
- b allowed an officer to use deadly force when he reasonably believed he was justified in arresting an individual for a felony, any felony, so long as the officer also reasonably believed that such force was necessary; this was the prevailing legal restrictions regarding deadly force used up until the mid-1980s
- c a distinct set of values beliefs and behaviors deemed acceptable within the law enforcement professions (authority, danger, social isolation and efficiency)
- d obtains its data from victims; U.S. has the highest crime rate of any major INDUSTRIALIZED NATION
- e The body of law enacted by legislative bodies (as opposed to constitutional law, administrative law, or case law).
5 Multiple choice questions
- Working for—and with—the Public
1970s to the present
Emphasizes crime prevention and focuses on developing positive relationships between the police and the public
Officers expected to cultivate positive relationships with individuals in the communities they serve
Shift from reactive to proactive police work
- A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
- the period 1961 to 1966 is frequently referred to as ________ _______ _______. the US supreme court an activist role, becoming quite literally givers of the law rather than interpreters of it
- (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
- A metaphor that describes crime that goes unreported to police and criminal justice officials and is never quantified.
5 True/False questions
Public Defender → An attorney employed by the government to represent criminal defenders who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer.
Constitutional Law → A law that governs relationships between individuals and defines their legal rights.
Misdemeanors → (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
Indictment → the situation of having been charged with a crime
Gideon v. Wainwright → A person who cannot afford an attorney may have one appointed by the government