policing, chapter 6, 8, and 14

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the first police department with a computer system in 1964 was A. New york B. San Fransisco C. Los Angeles D. St. louis
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st. louis
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today computerization is suitable for A. Only police departments serving cities with a population of one million citizens or more B. Only police departments serving cities with a population of 100,00 or more C. Any police department regardless of size D. Oorganizations such as businesses not police departments
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any police department regardless of size
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for law enforcement purposes the acronym CAD means A. Computer assisted department B. Computer aided dispatch C. Computer automatic dispatch D. Centralized audio dispatch
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computer aided dispatch
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the 911 emergency telephone number system was introduced by AT&T in A. 1968 B. 1945 C. 1973 D. 1986
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1968
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The national crime information center (NCIC) collects and retrieves data about A. Persons wanted for crimes anywhere in the UNited states B. Stolen and lost property C. Criminal history files D. All of these choices
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all of these choices
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NCIC means A. National crime investigation center B. National criminal information center C. national crime information center D. National criminal investigation center
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national crime information center
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The NCIC is operated by the A. Secret service B. U.S Marshals service C. Federal bureau of investigation D. Nation criminal justice reference service
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federal bureau of investigation
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The computer aided investigation system developed for british investigators is called A. CATCH B. HITS/SMART C. HOLMES D. SHERLOCK
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HOLMES
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AFIS means A. Automated fingerprint identification systems B. Automatic fingerprint identification systems C. Automated fingerprint information systems D. Automatic fingerprint information systems
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automated fingerprint identification systems
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the use of the taser was upheld in court in A. Nolte v. United States B. King v. taser; inc. C. Michenfelder v. sumner D. Scott v. maryland
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Michenfelder v. sumner
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whats used in the examination of marijuana, cocaine, and heroin A. Serology B. Criminalistics C. Chemistry D. Document analysis
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chemistry
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whats used in the examination of hairs, fibers, and fingernail scrapings A. Ballistics B. Serology C. Criminalistics D. Chemistry
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criminalistics
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whats used in the examination of blood, semen, and other body fluids A. Ballistics B. Serology C. Criminalistics D. Chemistry
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serology
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whats used in the examination of guns and bullets A. Ballistics B. Serology C. Criminalistics D. Chemistry
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ballistics
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the branch of forensic science that identifies corpses through dental examination is called forensic A. Toxicology B. Pathology C. Physical anthropology D. Ondotology
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ondontology
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the examination of skeletal remains is called forensic A. Toxicology B. Pathology C. Physical anthropology D. Ondontology
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physical anthropology
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the examination of dead bodies is called forensic A. Toxicology B. Pathology C. Physical anthropology D. Ondontology
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pathology
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the analysis of poisons and other toxic substances in a persons body is called forensic A. Toxicology B. Pathology C. Physical anthropology D. Ondontology
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toxicology
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Deoxyribonucleic acid is otherwise known as A. DMA B. DEA C. DYA D. DNA
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DNA
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the first scientist to use DNA profiling in a criminal case was A. Alec Jeffreys B. Joseph wambaugh C. Barry scheck D. Gerald sheindlin
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Alec Jeffreys
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fraudulently acquiring private or sensitive information using computer program expertise and techniques is called A. Spyware B. Trojan horse attack C. Phishing D. Malware
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phishing
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the greek philospher who wrote the classic Nicomachean Ethics was A. Aristotle B. Plato c. Socrates D. Onassis
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Aristotle
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The new york city plainclothes officer whose revelations about police corruption led to the legendary Knapp commission was A. Philip Mass B. Patrick V Murphy C. Ernest Verdeschi D. Frank Serpico
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Frank serpico
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Police testimony that narcotics found on the ground were dropped by persons they arrested has been called A. Dropsy testimony B. Fallen testimony C. On the ground testimony D. All of these choices
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dropsy testimony
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The first national commission to discuss police brutality was the A. Knapp commission B. Wickersham commission C. Presidential commission on law enforcement and administration of justice D. National commission on causes and prevention of police brutality
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wickersham commission
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a tort is a A. Felony case B. Misdemeanor case C. Criminal wrong D. Private wrong
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private wrong
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section 1983 of title 42 of U.S Code was originally enacted by congress as a means of enforcing the _____ Amendment guarantee of rights to the newly freed slaves A. 4TH B. 5th C. 10th D. 14th
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14th
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the Knapp commission was created A. Because an incident in which police used excessive force was caught on tape B. In respond to a series of articles in the new york times detailing widespread corruption C. After a city councilpersons son was illegally detained and searched D. Due to a political mandate by a newly elected governor
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due to a political mandate by a newly elected governor
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police officers who participate in more passive types of police corruptions are referred to as A. Meat eaters B. Grass eaters C. Dirt eaters D. Bug eaters
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grass eaters
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officers who participate in more aggressive types of corruption by seeking out and taking advantage of of opportunities for corruption are called A. Meat eaters B. Grass eaters .C Dirt eaters .D Tree eaters
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meat eaters
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any police initiated activity that relies on a persons race or ethnic background as a basis for suspicion in involvement in criminal activity is called A. Noble cause policing B. Situational stereotype policing C. Biased based policing D. Dispositional policing
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biased based policing
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the code of silence is often referred to as the blue curtain or A. Red curtain B. Blue shop C. Blue veil D. Blue sky
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blue veil
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officers may be subject to federal liability under the following A. U.S Code title 42 section 1199 B. U.S Code title 42 section 1983 C. U.S Code title 42 section 2315 D. U.S Code title 42 section 1700
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U.S Code title 42 section 1983
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who coined the term the working personality of the police A. Jerome Skolnick B. James Fyfe C. James Q. Wilson D. Egon bittner
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jerome skolnick
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which researcher conducted the classic study of the police subculture in Gary, Indiana A. Jerome Skolnick B. Anthony bouza C. William westley D. James Q Wilson
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william westley
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the best known study of the police personality, behind the shield, was written by A. Richard harris .B Howard Abadinsky C. Larry siegel D. Arthur niederhoffer
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arthur niederhoffer
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the human body’s reaction to highly stressful situations is known as the A. Fight or flight response B. Stressed out syndrome C. Adrenaline response D. Fight or freeze response
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fight or flight response
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Dr. Neal trautman proposes a solution to the problem of the code of silence with his A. Additional training regimen B. Basic misconduct survey study C. Code of silence argument D. Code of silence antidote
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code of silence antidote
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the stress produced by elements inherent in the quasi military character of the police service, such as adjusting to changing tours of duty, odd working hours, and working holidays, is classified as A. External stress B. Organizational stress C. Ppersonal stress D. Operational stress
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operational stress
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stress produced by real threats and dangers, such as responding to gun runs and other dangerous assignments is classified as A. External stress B. Organizational stress C. Personal stress D. Operational stress
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external stress
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stress produced by the interpersonal characteristics of belonging to the police organization such as difficulties in getting along with other officers is classified as A. External stress B. Organizational stress C. Personal stress D. Operational stress
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personal stress
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wwhich of the following ranked highest in programs most requested by police officers according to an FBI training needs survey of almost 2,500 police departments A. More firearms training B. Programs to handle personal stress and physical fitness programs C. Physical fitness programs and more firearms training D. Programs on how to deal in a less stressful manner with supervisors
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programs to handle personal stress and physical fitness programs
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a situation in which police officers only trust other police officers and do not aid in the investigation of wrong doing by other officers is called the A. Red curtain B. Blue curtain C. Blue shield D. Red shield
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blue curtain
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the attitude that there is no hope for the world and a view of humanity at its worst called A. Police social control B. Police prejudice C. Police attitude D. Police cynicism
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police cynicism
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according to research whats the leading problem among police officers A. Marital problems B. Problems with children C. Drug problems D. financial problems
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marital problems
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all of the following are examples of traits of the police personality except A. Authoritarianism B. Suspicion C. Compassion D. Cynicism
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compassion

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