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History of U.S. Law Enforcement Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were sheriffs and constables not highly effective at preventing and prosecuting crime in the English and American systems of the 16th-18th centuries?

Question 2 2. In Colonial times, what city had a slave patrol of over 100 people?

Question 3 3. Fugitive slave hunters operated in which region?

Question 4 4. Political groups sought to control the police in which region?

Question 5 5. Who were the London Metropolitan Police?

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Question 6 6. What future President sought to clean up the NYPD?

Question 7 7. The Pinkertons were a name for which group?

Question 8 8. What was an outlaw in Colonial America?

Question 9 9. U.S. Marshalls and Sheriffs were underfunded in which of these regions?

Question 10 10. What aspect of Peel's police departments was changed in the United States?

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Question 11 11. Keeping large amounts of recent immigrants from revolting was a job of which region's police?

Question 12 12. In the English system of citizen volunteer law enforcement, who was primarily responsible for preventing and prosecuting crime in a community?

Question 13 13. Which future President would reform the NYPD?

Question 14 14. Who appointed a sheriff in Colonial America?

Question 15 15. What was the most professional police force for much of the 1800s?

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Question 16 16. Where were police often associated with Slave Patrols?

Question 17 17. What was the main priority of law enforcement in England during the Colonial period?

Question 18 18. Who selected constables in Colonial America?

Question 19 19. Underfunded police forces were most common in which region?

Question 20 20. What part of the English law enforcement system became very important to American colonists?

History of U.S. Law Enforcement Chapter Exam Instructions

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