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Policing & Juveniles Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Why must a police officer issue a Miranda Warning when a person is arrested or questioned as a suspect in a crime?

Question 3 3. What provides the basis for the creation of Legal Restraints, and why were these limits created?

Question 4 4. Which method of policing places an emphasis on violations of law, and relies on threats of arrest or actual arrests?

Question 5 5. What do we call a collection of a police department's methods, routines, and processes?

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Question 6 6. Which method of policing places an emphasis on serving the public and helping the community?

Question 7 7. The idea of problem-oriented policing was developed by:

Question 8 8. In the problem-oriented policing model, a problem is:

Question 9 9. Which is a solution to driving hazards under the problem-oriented policing model?

Question 10 10. What is the primary purpose for traditional justice (incarceration) as we know it?

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Question 11 11. For which of the following crimes may community justice alternatives NOT be a good decision?

Question 12 12. Amy is convicted of taking a check from the person she babysits for and writing it out to herself for $300. The judge suggests that Amy meet with the victim in a supervised environment so that she can understand the impact of her actions. What type of community justice program involves bringing the perpetrator and victim together in a controlled environment?

Question 13 13. In what state is the Newark Youth Court located?

Question 14 14. What is the Newark Youth Court?

Question 15 15. What is the LAPD Cadet Program?

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Question 16 16. What are two major types of patrol patterns in preventative policing?

Question 17 17. A 2014 study of 65 community oriented-policing programs found what percentage of crime reduction in 27 of the studies?

Question 18 18. To further the mission of preventive policing and target problem neighborhoods, some agencies may have a specialty unit designed for this purpose. This unit is commonly known as what?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a type of decision a police officer must make utilizing his own discretion while on the job?

Question 20 20. What is one reason proponents of police discretion cite for the use of discretion?

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Question 21 21. Which is a reason why people are against police discretion?

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?

Question 23 23. What do we call illegal behavior by a person under the age of 18?

Question 24 24. What do we call unauthorized or illegal absence from school?

Question 25 25. Using the punishment of one offender to prevent others in society from committing a crime is known as:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a requirement for a punishment to be an effective deterrent?

Question 27 27. A punishment that's intended to prevent individuals from committing a crime again is known as:

Question 28 28. Which of the following BEST describes the difference between proactive and reactive policing?

Question 29 29. ''Broken Windows'' is a theory on which most proactive policing approaches are based. Which of the following is a key assumption of the ''Broken Windows'' theory?

Question 30 30. Proactive policing policies make a number of assumptions about how to best reduce crime. Which of the following statements BEST represents some of the key underlying assumptions of proactive policing?

Policing & Juveniles Chapter Exam Instructions

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