Organization & Processes in Police Operations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What statute keeps evidence that was gathered illegally by the police from being used against a person in a criminal trial?

Question 2 2. Chelsea was asked to come to the police station and answer some questions. To begin, the officer asked her name and questions about where she lives and works. Then, the officer asked her where she was at 2:00pm the previous afternoon. Chelsea decided that she did not want to answer any more questions until she got more information and consulted an attorney. Was she within her rights? Why?

Question 3 3. Arrests must be based on:

Question 4 4. Which style of policing assigns a limited number of subordinates to each supervisor, in which the department uses a fixed hierarchy with a centralized command?

Question 5 5. Which police department structure uses a chain of command structure, but also adds internal support roles?

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Question 6 6. The defendant in a court case confesses to a crime during police interrogations. This individual was not read his rights before his taped confession. Since the confession contains self-incriminating information, it is not admissible in court. Which amendment is protecting this defendant?

Question 7 7. In which police department structure are officers assigned a particular role within a specialized unit?

Question 8 8. A police officer knocks on Tim's door and demands to be let in, without a warrant or any clear reason. Is Tim justified in not letting the officer enter his home?

Question 9 9. An arrest occurs when the suspect being detained reasonably believes that he or she _____.

Question 10 10. Why is policing a profession?

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Question 11 11. Which method of policing places an emphasis on serving the public and helping the community?

Question 12 12. Which term or phrase describes the police functioning within their legal authority, in accordance with established police practices, and in a fair way that is consistent with what the community expects?

Question 13 13. Why must a police officer issue a Miranda Warning when a person is arrested or questioned as a suspect in a crime?

Question 14 14. _____ refers to the administrative activities of coordinating, controlling, and directing police resources, activities, and personnel.

Question 15 15. Which method of policing places an emphasis on violations of law, and relies on threats of arrest or actual arrests?

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Question 16 16. How do the various styles of policing differ?

Question 17 17. X is an official document that is obtained from a judge that authorizes the arrest of a suspect. X is normally an added assurance for the enforcement officer. Identify document X.

Question 18 18. After holding a suspect for five hours for questioning, a few of the police officers in the station have decided to intimidate the suspect to get information and evidence out of him. They tell the suspect that ''If you do not cooperate your wife will be charged with crimes too.'' Which technique are the police officers using?

Question 19 19. Which method of policing places an emphasis on maintaining order, but through informal channels?

Question 20 20. If a suspect is _____, that means they're at the police department or are otherwise deprived of their freedom in a significant way.

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Question 21 21. After the arrest, a suspect is brought to court within a few days to be informed of the charges and whether bail can be granted. This is known as:

Question 22 22. What do we call a collection of a police department's methods, routines, and processes?

Question 23 23. Which term or phrase means that the police have freedom to decide what should be done in any particular policing situation?

Question 24 24. Which term or phrase means that there is a system of moral values that are generally accepted as professional standards in policing?

Question 25 25. Why is community policing beneficial to the communities in which it occurs?

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Question 26 26. What provides the basis for the creation of Legal Restraints, and why were these limits created?

Question 27 27. Why might an officer invoke the public safety exception?

Question 28 28. Which term or phrase refers to the conduct and qualities that characterize the profession of policing?

Question 29 29. Which unit in a police department collects, evaluates, analyzes, and disseminates intelligence about local criminal activity?

Question 30 30. Excessive force is defined as _____.

Organization & Processes in Police Operations Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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