5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Political Era
- Grand Jury
- Factual Guilt
- Public Defender
- Legal Guilt
- a when the prosecutor presents evidence to convince the judge the jury that the defendant is guilty as charged
- b An attorney employed by the government to represent criminal defenders who cannot afford to pay for a lawyer.
- c Deals with the issue of whether the defendant is actually responsible for the crime of which he or she stands accused.
- d The period of American Policing during the late 19th century and early 20th centuries during which police forces served more to regulate crime pursuant to the wishes of corrupt politicians.
- e A jury of 12 to 23 persons who, in private, hear evidence presented by the government to determine whether persons shall be required to stand trial. If the jury believes there is sufficient evidence that a crime was committed, it issues an indictment.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Landmark ruling that a police officer can detain without arrest, and frisk for officer safety when there is reasonable suspicion that a crime is about to be committed. Court rules that detention is a seizure, and frisk is a search, but is allowable since they are temporary and limited in scope, respectively.
- the constitutional amendment that forbids cruel and unusual punishment, although it does not define this phrase. Through the fourteenth amendment, this bill of rights provision applies to the states.
- discussed by Samuel Walker the model emphasizes that the system handles different kinds of cases differently; it depicts four layers. (Celebrated, Heavy Duty, Lightweight, Misdemeanors)
- A metaphor that describes crime that goes unreported to police and criminal justice officials and is never quantified.
- 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
5 True/False questions
Criminal Justice System → the system of police, courts, and prisons set up to deal with people who are accused of having committed a crime
Felony → a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
Constitutional Law → The body of law enacted by legislative bodies (as opposed to constitutional law, administrative law, or case law).
Police Culture → a distinct set of values beliefs and behaviors deemed acceptable within the law enforcement professions (authority, danger, social isolation and efficiency)
Ex-Post Facto Clause → (means after the fact) congress cannot pass a law that punishes a person retroactively; a person cannot be punished for something he/she did that was not a crime when it was committed