CJ 115 Quiz 4

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CJ 115 Quiz 4

Question 1

In 2008, there were approximately _____ arrests of persons under age 18.

500,000

1 million

  1. 5 million

  2. 1 million

Question 2

Approximately ____ percent of youths taken into custody are referred to juvenile court.

40

50

70

90

Question 3

According to statistics in the text for the year 2005, approximately ____ youths were arrested for murder.

510

750

1,260

9,200

Question 4

Another term for the professional crimefighter role is:

problem-solver

911 policing

community police officer

none of the above.

Question 5

According to the text, which of the following was a problem with the professional crimefighter model of policing?

It did not have as much impact on crime as expected.

Rapid response to crime calls did not prove to be effective in reducing crime.

Many calls to the police do not involve crime matters.

all of the above

Question 6

When taking a child into custody, which of the following is not a requirement for their holding?

physical separation from adults

visual separation from adults

aural separation from adults

all of the above are required

Question 7

Most recently, the number of youths arrested for murder has actually decreased compared to prior years such as 1993.

True

False

Question 8

According to the text, for most of the twentieth century, the police role was that of professional crime fighter.

True

False

Question 9

Research has shown that quick response to crime calls reduces crime.

True

False

Question 10

By 2007, what percent of schools had either security guards or police officers on the premises?

30%

50%

70%

none of the above

Question 11

School Resource Officers are involved in all but which of the following?

law enforcement

chaperoning events

teaching classes

they are involved in all of the above

Question 12

The outcome of differential decision making is often called:

disproportionate minority contact

driving while black

cultural exclusion

none of the above

Question 13

According to the text, the most reasonable conclusion about the effectiveness of juvenile curfew laws is that such laws:

have absolutely no impact on crime

have some impact on a few crimes

have major impact on most crimes

none of the above

Question 14

According to the text, juvenile curfew laws can be related to the:

panacea phenomenon

community policing

problem solving policing

all of the above

Question 15

According to the text, a major problem with involving police in probation supervision is:

mission distortion

lack of respect for the police

police-probation antagonism

lack of legal standing

Question 16

Part of community policing can be community meetings between citizens and police.

True

False

Question 17

Restorative justice conferences in Indianapolis were well liked but had no impact on recidivism.

True

False

Question 18

Broken windows policing is simply another name for professional policing.

True

False

Question 19

According to Skogan and Hartnett, citizens should expect that about ____ percent of efforts police undertake to improve or change will be effective.

25

33

50

65

Question 20

According to Albert Reiss, __ are the most likely targets of abusive language from police.

minorities

teens

women

derelicts (winos and panhandlers)

Question 21

The Police Public Contact Survey found that of those who had contact with the police, ___ percent reported improper force or the threat of improper force.

less than 1

2

5

10

Question 22

Research has clearly and convincingly shown that disorder causes crime.

True

False

Question 23

According to the text, one problem with broken windows policing is that the police can engage in disorder such as excessive force

True

False

Question 24

In general, citizens actually hold positive attitudes toward the police.

True

False

Question 25

More than one-half of all Americans rate the honesty and ethical standards of the police as high or very high

True

False

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