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Criminal Justice Agencies in the U.S. Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the National Security Division formed?

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Question 2 2. Theresa is a single mother who has recently moved into a new neighborhood with her 11-year-old daughter. She is concerned for her safety due to the increased crime rate in the city, which is high above the national average. How does Title I of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act aid her?

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Question 3 3. John has been in the military for five years. After returning from another overseas shift, he decided to join the U.S. Marshals. They saw his combat training as an asset and quickly accepted his application. Which of the following is a duty John will now be expected to do?

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Question 4 4. What is specific to the U.S. Marshals?

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Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT within the jurisdiction of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT provided by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act?

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Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of truancy?

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Question 8 8. Jennifer is a DEA agent. She has recently been assigned to a task related to their diversion program. Which of the following would BEST reflect such a role?

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Question 9 9. Which of the following is the responsibility of the Brady Act and the ATF?

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Question 10 10. Which of the following created the position of the U.S. Attorney General?

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Question 11 11. Who is responsible for establishing the FBI's Identification Division, which allows the FBI to track criminals through fingerprints?

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Question 12 12. Which of the following organizations has both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities?

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Question 13 13. Which federal government department supervises the DEA?

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Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a Criminal Division national task force?

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Question 15 15. Which of the following agencies does NOT fall under the Department of Justice?

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Question 16 16. One of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's responsibilities is the secret gathering of information for political, military, or police purposes. What is this responsibility called?

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Question 17 17. The ATF currently falls under which federal government department?

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Question 18 18. Why was the U.S. Marshals Service created?

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Question 19 19. Which agency handles all national security functions for the Department of Justice?

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Question 20 20. Which law establishes minimum standards for sex offender registration and notification to be used throughout the United States?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a function of the Command and Coordination Centre?

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Question 22 22. The U.S. Department of Justice oversees a federal office that helps states and communities develop and use programs designed to benefit juveniles. What is the name of this federal office?

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Question 23 23. Which DEA program is a newer unit formed to combat Mexico-based drug trafficking groups?

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Question 24 24. The Criminal Division is divided into several different sections. Which of the following is NOT a section of the Division?

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Question 25 25. How is U.S. attorney general related to the Department of Justice?

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Question 26 26. The Federal Bureau of Investigation was created under the presidency of _____.

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Question 27 27. Why is the Brady Act important?

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Question 28 28. The U.S. Marshals Service was created through which law?

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Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a weapon of mass destruction?

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Question 30 30. Which law built a national database of convicted child sex offenders, strengthened federal penalties for crimes against children, and provided funding and training for law enforcement to fight crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children through the Internet?

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Criminal Justice Agencies in the U.S. Chapter Exam Instructions

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