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Part 1 of 1 -    100.0 Points

Question 1 of 20    5.0 Points
Which screening process is recommended for achieving the best pool of applicants?

A. a. screening out   
   

B. b. screening in   

C. c. lateral screening   

D. d. vertical screening   


Answer Key: B
Question 2 of 20    5.0 Points
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination in employment based on all of the following EXCEPT:

A. a. race.   
   

B. b. age.   

C. c. sex.   

D. d. religion.   


Answer Key: B
Question 3 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following court cases was the first to establish standards by which to judge discrimination?
   

A. a. Griggs v. Duke Power Co.   

B. b. Bakke v. California   

C. c. Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Antonio   

D. d. Thomas v. City of Evanston   


Answer Key: A
Question 4 of 20    5.0 Points
There have been two broad categories of explanations for the lack of minority representation in law enforcement agencies. What are they?

A. a. institutional barriers and educational standards   
   

B. b. institutional barriers and personal preference   

C. c. personal preference and educational standards   

D. d. personal preference and residency requirements   


Answer Key: B
Question 5 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is a type of "institutional barrier" that dissuades minorities from seeking employment?

A. a. complicated applications   

B. b. multi-staged selection process   

C. c. the department's image regarding minorities   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D
Question 6 of 20    5.0 Points
Davis v. Dallas (1985) dealt with which recruitment standard?
   

A. a. education   

B. b. vision   

C. c. residency   

D. d. physical agility   


Answer Key: A
Question 7 of 20    5.0 Points
In Thomas v. City of Evanston (1985) the Supreme Court determined that in order for physical agility tests in law enforcement to be acceptable, the tests must:

A. a. be based on job analysis.   

B. b. represent the content of the job.   

C. c. be equally challenging for both genders.   
   

D. d. both a and b   


Answer Key: D
Question 8 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following best describes the "role-play" exercise simulated in an assessment center?
   

A. a. It consists of candidates acting out scenarios, such as taking a report.   

B. b. It tests the candidates' ability to use facts and other information.   

C. c. It is an exercise in which candidates review paperwork and decide how it should be processed.   

D. d. It consists of candidates displaying their verbal skills in front of groups.   


Answer Key: A
Question 9 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is a topic covered in basic training?

A. a. criminal law   

B. b. human values   

C. c. patrol and investigation procedures   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D
Question 10 of 20    5.0 Points
In-service training may include all of the following activities EXCEPT:

A. a. radio training.   

B. b. departmental training sessions.   

C. c. roll-call training.   
   

D. d. basic academy training.   


Answer Key: D
Question 11 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following most accurately describes the court's likely reaction when it has determined that a police department has discriminated against groups or classes in hiring practices?

A. It will likely demand a settlement to the plaintiff, but not require changes in hiring practices.   

B. It will likely strike down some of the department's promotion practices, but not hiring practices.   
   

C. It will likely strike down some or all of the department's hiring practices.   

D. It will likely call for the chief to be fired.   


Answer Key: C
Question 12 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following best describes "disparate rejection?"

A. It applies to groups when the employer adopts a policy that excludes members of a minority.   
   

B. It applies to groups and is commonly referred to as the 80 percent rule.   

C. It applies to groups and consists of a practice where the courts compare the percentage of minority employees with the percentage of minorities in the community.   

D. It applies to individuals and consists of a policy by which a qualified minority applies for an advertised position and is rejected.   


Answer Key: B
Question 13 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is true regarding Griggs v. Duke Power Co.?

A. The Court found that it did not matter if discrimination was intentional or unintentional.   
   

B. The Court found that once it established the existence of discrimination, the burden of proof fell upon the plaintiff to prove that the selection process was discriminatory.   

C. There could be NO differences in hiring rates, even if the hiring practices were related to job performance.   

D. all of the above.   


Answer Key: A
Question 14 of 20    5.0 Points
When was the first African-American police officer hired in the United States?
   

A. the 1860s   

B. the 1920s   

C. the 1950s   

D. the 1960s   


Answer Key: A
Question 15 of 20    5.0 Points
Approximately what percentage of police officers in America are African-Americans?
   

A. 4   

B. 8   

C. 11   

D. 15   


Answer Key: C
Question 16 of 20    5.0 Points
Why has policing been such a male-dominated vocation?

A. Women have always preferred to stay home and care for the children.   

B. Smaller size limits the duties women can perform.   
   

C. Males have been the powerholders in society.   


Answer Key: C
Question 17 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is true regarding the first female police officer in the United States?

A. She quickly rose up the ranks to become the chief of her department.   

B. She was responsible for investigating serious violent crimes.   
   

C. She was responsible for enforcing laws in skating rinks.   

D. She was hired in 1890.   


Answer Key: C
Question 18 of 20    5.0 Points
Poulos and Doerner studied Florida police departments to determine female representation. According to their study, what percentage of officers in Florida is female?
   

A. 8   

B. 25   

C. 40   

D. 51   


Answer Key: A
Question 19 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following best describes the primary difference between male and female police officers?

A. Males subscribe to a "morality of care" while females subscribe to a "morality of justice."   

B. Males subscribe to a "morality of crime fighting" while females subscribe to a "morality of crime nurture."   

C. Males subscribe to a "morality of justice" while females subscribe to a "morality of care."   
   

D. There really are no differences between male and female officers.   


Answer Key: C
Question 20 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following best defines police "recruitment?"
   

A. the development of a pool of sufficiently qualified applicants   

B. the development of a pool of minimally qualified applicants   

C. the development of a pool of exceedingly qualified applicants   

D. the process of transferring officers from other departments   


Answer Key: A

               

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Part 1 of 1 -    100.0 Points
THIS IS QUIZ # 5 FOR CRMJ 302
Question 1 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is a benefit of good police-community relations?

A. a. greater cooperation and harmony   

B. b. a decrease in the rate of crime   

C. c. more people interested in policing careers   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D
Question 2 of 20    5.0 Points
Which statement is true regarding how age impacts perceptions of the police?

A. a. Young people have the most positive view of police.   
   

B. b. Older persons have the most positive view of police.   

C. c. The middle aged have the most positive view of police.   

D. d. There are no differences by age and perceptions of police.   


Answer Key: B
Question 3 of 20    5.0 Points
Individual-level attributes affect how people perceive the police. Which of the following is INCORRECT regarding how individuals perceive the police?

A. a. Older persons tend to view the police more positively than do younger persons.   

B. b. Persons from a lower socioeconomic background are less likely to view the police positively.   

C. c. Individuals who have been victims of crime tend to view the police less positively than those who have not been victims.   
   

D. d. Gender has little impact on how people view the police.   


Answer Key: C
Question 4 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is true regarding age and perceptions of the police?

A. a. Younger persons are resistant to and less respectful of authority figures.   

B. b. Younger persons tend to have more negative contacts with the police.   

C. c. Older persons are more vulnerable to crime and victimization.   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D
Question 5 of 20    5.0 Points
There is a general consensus that whites tend to view the police more positively than minorities. Which of the following factors affect these attitudes?

A. a. Minorities are victimized more than whites.   

B. b. Officers frequently treat minority citizens differently than white citizens.   

C. c. White offenders are more consistently apprehended as compared to minority offenders.   
   

D. d. both a and b   


Answer Key: D
Question 6 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is INCORRECT regarding Hispanic perceptions and attitudes about police?

A. a. They feel less safe concerning crime in comparison to the general population.   

B. b. They feel that they receive less than adequate protection from the police.   

C. c. They generally evaluate the police lower than the general population.   
   

D. d. They believe the police are capable of reducing the incidence of crime in their neighborhoods.   


Answer Key: D
Question 7 of 20    5.0 Points
Efforts to identify and manage the conditions within the social and physical environment that provide opportunities or precipitate crime represents what type of crime prevention program?
   

A. a. primary   

B. b. secondary   

C. c. tertiary   

D. d. encompassing   


Answer Key: A
Question 8 of 20    5.0 Points
Which type of crime prevention focuses on persons and the community in an effort to identify potential criminals and high-crime areas?

A. a. primary   
   

B. b. secondary   

C. c. tertiary   

D. d. encompassing   


Answer Key: B
Question 9 of 20    5.0 Points
Which type of crime prevention focuses on individuals who have committed criminal acts?

A. a. primary   

B. b. secondary   
   

C. c. tertiary   

D. d. encompassing   


Answer Key: C
Question 10 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following best defines "defensible space?"

A. a. The reduction of crime can be accomplished by maintaining the physical condition of a neighborhood.   

B. b. Increased police presence in a neighborhood can decrease crime.   

C. c. Physical changes made to inhibit or control the flow of people into or out of an area.   
   

D. d. Physical changes that increase the probability that residents will observe offenders.   


Answer Key: A
Question 11 of 20    5.0 Points
Newman developed the concept of crime prevention through:
   

A. a. environmental design.   

B. b. random patrol.   

C. c. high visibility.   

D. d. rapid response.   


Answer Key: A
Question 12 of 20    5.0 Points
Environmental design activities to prevent crime fall into several categories. Which of the following is NOT one of those categories?

A. a. access control   

B. b. surveillance   

C. c. support and motivation reinforcement   
   

D. d. masking   


Answer Key: D
Question 13 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is best described as "physical changes that increase the probability that offenders are observed by residents?"

A. a. activity support   

B. b. motivation reinforcement   
   

C. c. surveillance   

D. d. access control   


Answer Key: C
Question 14 of 20    5.0 Points
The purpose of the "Taking a Bite Out of Crime" program was to:

A. a. educate the public about criminal justice.   

B. b. generate feelings of responsibility.   

C. c. develop cooperation between the police and the public.   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D
Question 15 of 20    5.0 Points
What percentage of America's 200 largest cities has juvenile curfews?

A. a. 25 percent   

B. b. 46 percent   

C. c. 51 percent   
   

D. d. 73 percent   


Answer Key: D
Question 16 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is NOT true about private security?
   

A. a. It is a significant force in public security and saftey.   

B. b. More is spent on private security than public police.   

C. c. Public police departments employ larger numbers of personnel.   

D. d. Private security continues to grow.   


Answer Key: C
Question 17 of 20    5.0 Points
Community-oriented policing evolved as a strategy for a number of reasons. Which of the following is NOT one of the antecedents for community-oriented policing?
   

A. a. the increase in citizen fear of crime that began to dominate public policy formulation in the 1980s   

B. b. the desire of police departments to rectify problems in minority communities   

C. c. team policing experiments of the 1970s   

D. d. police-community relations programs of the 1950s and 1960s   


Answer Key: B
Question 18 of 20    5.0 Points
Cordner identified several major dimensions that occur when community policing is implemented. Which of the following is NOT one of those dimensions?

A. a. philosophical   
   

B. b. problematic   

C. c. strategic   

D. d. programmatic   


Answer Key: B
Question 19 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is a core idea of community policing?

A. a. broad police function   

B. b. citizen input   

C. c. neighborhood variation   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D
Question 20 of 20    5.0 Points
Which of the following is a key element in problem solving?

A. a. problems must be defined   

B. b. information concerning problems must be collected   

C. c. police must search for problem solutions   
   

D. d. all of the above   


Answer Key: D

               



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