The Role of the Police Department: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following represents the first step involved in the preliminary investigation process once police officers arrive at the crime scene?

Question 2 2. Which is a reason why people are against police discretion?

Question 3 3. What is one reason proponents of police discretion cite for the use of discretion?

Question 4 4. What is the FBI computer system that is used to compare fingerpints?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are examples of life elements that can cause a crisis situation?

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Question 6 6. Force that is used which exceeds what is necessary to control a situation or gain compliance is considered _____?

Question 7 7. What is the background of police operations?

Question 8 8. A police officer pulls over a car and has a reasonable suspicion that there are drugs in the car. Can the officer search the car? Why or why not?

Question 9 9. Which of the following would be most likely to be considered an excessive use of force by a police officer?

Question 10 10. Which term or phrase means that the police have freedom to decide what should be done in any particular policing situation?

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Question 11 11. Using the punishment of one offender to prevent others in society from committing a crime is known as:

Question 12 12. What does the problem-oriented policing model propose law enforcement be?

Question 13 13. Which of the following are examples of police discretion?

Question 14 14. What statute keeps evidence that was gathered illegally by the police from being used against a person in a criminal trial?

Question 15 15. Which unit in a police department collects, evaluates, analyzes, and disseminates intelligence about local criminal activity?

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Question 16 16. If an offender has committed ____ or ____, it is lawful in New York and Connecticut to use deadly force.

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. A punishment that's intended to prevent individuals from committing a crime again is known as:

Question 19 19. What is the foundation of police operations?

Question 20 20. The last level in the use of force continuum is _____?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a type of decision a police officer must make utilizing his own discretion while on the job?

Question 22 22. ________ call(s) to law enforcement agencies is considered a crisis situation.

Question 23 23. What is a criminal defense?

Question 24 24. Having the suspect repeat their confession is known as ___ ?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following did the Supreme Court indicate was the test for use of force during police stops in Graham v. Connor?

Question 27 27. What is the information gathered in the preliminary investigation utilized for?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. The idea of problem-oriented policing was developed by:

Question 30 30. Police officers are trained to use a _____ when attempting to control a situation.

The Role of the Police Department: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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