Test Answers on criminal justice

Criminal Justice Operations Module Four

William Blackstone One of the most influential English lawyers during this era. child-saving movement increasing number of children roaming the streets of the newly industrialized cities. Some of these children caused trouble and even committed petty crimes, but others were simply unsupervised. The social reformers who led the child-saving movement, also known as the \”Progressives,\” […]

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Chapter 11, Criminal justice

Community Corrections Also called community-based corrections, is a sentencing style that represents a movement away from traditional confinement options and an increased dependence upon correctional resources available in the community. Probation Which is one aspect of community corrections, is \”a sentence served hwile under supervisin in the community. Probation is a court-ordered sanction. Its goal […]

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MCC Criminal Justice Ch 1

Informal Sanctions social norms that are enforced through the social forces of the family, school, government, and religion. Formal Sanctions Scoail norms enforced through the laws of the criminal justice system. Social Norms The expected normative behavior in a society. Order Maintenance Activities of law enforcement that resolve conflicts and assist in the regulation of […]

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Intro to Criminal Justice Chapter 2

Murder The unlawful killing of one human being by another. Sexual Assault Forced or coerced sexual intercourse(or other sexual acts). Assault A threat or an attempt to do violence to another person that causes that person to fear immediate physical harm. Battery The act of physically contacting another person with the intent to do harm, […]

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Criminal Justice – Quiz #1

Criminal Justice System System of law enforcement, adjudication, and correction that is directly involved in the apprehension, prosecution, and control of those charged with criminal offenses Criminal Justice Process Decision-making points, from the initial investigation or arrest by police to the eventual release of the offender and his or her reentry into society; the various […]

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Introduction to Criminal Justice – Chapters 1,2, and 3.

In 1931, President Herbert Hoover appointed which group to make a detailed analysis of the U.S. Justice System? The Wickersham Commission Created in 1919, which professional association was responsible for keeping track of the activities of local justice agencies? The Chicago Crime Commission Which of the following did not spur the early development of the […]

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Criminal justice – chapter 3

anomie Emile Durkheim’s concept of normlessness and social isolation as symptoms of a dysfunctional society and causes of deviant behavior atavistic stigmata physical characteristics, representing earlier or pre-human stages of evolution, that were believed to distinguish criminals from others biocriminology a new field in criminology encompassing modern biological approaches (such as neurochemistry and neuroendocrinology) to […]

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Criminal Justice Exam 1

the civil rights act of 1964 declares that is is illegal for businesses, hotels, restaurants, and public transportation to deny citizens service based on their race events that shaped the modern criminal justice system -rioting and fear of crime -civil rights and war protests -the war on crime -omnibus crime control and safe streets act […]

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Test 4 Flash Cards- Criminal Justice

Parole the early release of a prisoner from imprisonment subject to conditions set by correctional authorities Probation a sentence entailing the conditional release of a convicted offender into the community under the supervision of the court (in the form of a probation officer), subject to certain conditions for a specified time Probation revocation an administrative […]

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Criminal Justice Chapter 3 Vocab

theory an assumption that attempts to explain why or how things are related to each other criminological theory the explanation of criminal behavior as well the behavior of the police attorneys prosecutors judges correctional personnel victims and other actors in the criminal justice process classical theory a product of the enlightenment based on the assumption […]

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The Practice of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice

ESPEM Equal probability of selection method; not specific; everyone in sampling frame has equal chance of being in final sample SRS Simple Random Sample; selected via random process EX Flipping coin/throwing dice Systematic Sampling Every kth item is selected; initial element selected at random Stratified Proportionate Methods in which elements are selected from strata in […]

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Ch 5 Exam-Criminal Investigation-Criminal Justice-Ashley Morris, Philadelphia, PA

A lane search or partitioning the area into lanes can be adapted to any number of police personnel? What is not a goal of a search during an investigation To punish the offender Investigators do not need to know _______ in order to conduct an effective search identity of the offender The 4th amendment to […]

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INTRO TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE CH.4-6

question . Which policing strategy reorganizes conventional patrol strategies into integrated and versatile police teams assigned to a fixed district? team policing answer . Which policing strategy reorganizes conventional patrol strategies into integrated and versatile police teams assigned to a fixed district? question Strategic policing answer Which police strategy emphasizes an increased capacity to deal […]

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Criminal Justice Ch. 2

question Most criminologists agree there is one major theory that explains the majority of crime. answer False question Cesare​ Lombroso, Richard​ Dugdale, and William Sheldon were all proponents of answer biological determinism. question Which perspective emphasized that a​ person’s criminal nature was an inherited​ characteristic? answer early biological theories question Those who advocate conflict theories […]

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Criminal Justice Management Exam 10

question Politics is a process and should be viewed in perjorative terms. answer False question Coercive power is the use of a reward by a power holder to gain the compliance of a power recipient. answer False question The social bases of power are much more circumscribed for corrections administrators than for inmates. answer True […]

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Criminal Justice Administration and Management

question values answer desirable group goals that are set because of a shared group; measured by the investment of resources toward the goals question occupational socialization answer the process by which a person acquires the attitudes and behaviors of an ongoing occupational social system question corruption answer violating rules, policies, and ethical considerations for personal […]

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Criminal Justice System Ch. 10, 11, 13

question What is the percentage of female inmates who have dependent​ children? A. ​80% B. ​50% C. ​65% D.​30% answer A. 80% question The primary reason behind the use of prison privatization is to A. reduce costs. B. lease other properties. C. improve prison living conditions. D. eliminate overcrowding. answer A. Reduce costs question What […]

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Intro to Criminal Justice CH 8 through CH 14

question Which amendment to the Constitution guarantees the defendant the right to a speedy​ trial? A. Fifth Amendment B. Fourth Amendment C. Fourteenth Amendment D. Sixth Amendment answer Sixth Amendment question Courts of limited jurisdiction are A. not courts of record. B. courts that prepare for very long trials. C. court cases using jurors. D. […]

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Criminal Justiceconclusion

question due process answer ensuring that citizens are protected from abusive power by the government question criminal justice system answer the enforcement of laws by the police, the courts, and correctional institutions question crime control model answer view a criminal justice system that fights crime and protects potential victims question civil rights act of 1964 […]

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Criminal Justice Exam 2

question Bourgeoisie answer Marx’s term for the capitalists or owners of industry question Classical Theory answer Contained in the writings of Beccaria and Bentham, these theories assume that criminals are rational actors who weigh the pleasure and pain of an activity question Demonological Theory answer Assumes that supernatural forces cause and control crime commission question […]

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Intro. to Criminal Justice Ch. 10-13

question alternative sentencing strategies answer Intermediate sanctions are also sometimes termed ________. question relative lack of punishment answer Which of the following is considered a disadvantage of probation and parole? question general answer Mary is sentenced to probation. The conditions of her probation include: maintain employment, possess no firearm, obey all laws, and meet with […]

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