Strayer CRJ 100 CRJ/100 CRJ100 Midterm Solutions


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CRJ 100 Week 5 Midterm Answers / Introduction to Criminal Justice

  1. Jurisdictions that encourage patrol officers to aggressively arrest and detain suspicious persons experience lower crime rates than other jurisdictions that do not practice this type of policing?
  2. The time-in-rank system used in police departments often discourages the:
  3. The statement “Aggressive policing increases community perception that police arrest many criminals and therefore most violators get caught” is an example of what?
  4. ____ policing is a department policy that emphasizes stopping crimes before they occur rather than reacting to crimes that have already occurred.
  5. Which of the following is not one of the major purposes of police patrol?
  6. Which courts review whether the judge conducted the trial in an approved manner?
  7. In the formal criminal justice process all defendants must go through which stage to ensure proper sentencing/punishment/dismissal/closure?
  8. Which of the following statements is true?
  9. The contemporary criminal justice system can be divided into three main components:
  10. The corrections system is vast and costs federal, state, and local governments:
  11. Which American city created the first formal U.S. police department?
  12. The Pledge System was where people were grouped in families of 10 called _________ were entrusted with policing their own minor problems.
  13. What was one of August Vollmer’s greatest contributions to police professionalism?
  14. What federal agency is responsible for witness security?
  15. Which law enforcement agency is responsible for fugitive investigations?
  16. Justification of the use of deadly force via the “fleeing felon” rule can be traced to:
  17. Over the years, minority officers seem to be as self assured as white officers, regardless of feeling ________rates of job related stress and strain stemming from general police stressors
  18. An officer approaches a group of teenagers drinking beer, she checks everyone’s ID and arrests all who are underage. This example best typifies which officer style?
  19. An officer approaches a group of teenagers standing in a parking lot, drinking beer. She checks them for gang symbols and calls into the station to ascertain if any of them have active warrants. This officer typifies which officer style?
  20. Which of the following factors bests fits under the heading of extralegal discretionary factors?
  21. Most reported crimes occur during which season?
  22. What type of study is the best measure of unreported crimes?
  23. The National Crime Victimization survey is prepared by what agency?
  24. Which of the following is not a problem associated with the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)?
  25. For serious violent crimes, the male-female arrest ratio is ____ males to 1 female.