JADM260 Week 4 Midterm Exam (July 2019)

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JADM 260 Community Policing

Week 4 Midterm Exam

Question 1 (TCO 1) How many countries are members of the United Nations?

98

46

107

191

Question 2 (TCO 1) The process by which we exaggerate our experiences is known as:

generalization

deletion

distortion

none of the above

Question 3 (TCO 1) The police role that is more central to the modern police officer’s job is:

service

crime control

order maintenance

none of the above

Question 4 (TCO 1) What is the average size of a U.S. police department?

100

10 or less

20

60

Question 5 (TCO 1) A list that includes decentralization, neighborhood involvement, foot patrol, wide discretion, and use of alternatives to arrest refers to the:

watchman role of policing

crime fighter role of policing

service role of policing

none of the above

Question 6 (TCO 1) Which is not an element of the police officer’s working personality according to Skolnick?

police solidarity

viciousness

suspiciousness

feelings of isolation

Question 7 (TCO 1) Approximately how many police officers are there in the U.S.?

900,000

700,000

2,642,891

750,000

Question 8 (TCO 2) Rumor control, storefront centers, and neighborhood patrols are more consistent with:

community relations

public relations

both A and B

neither A nor B

Question 9 (TCO 2) ________ are an example of police external communities.

Captains

Ethnic/racial minorities

Police unions

none of the above

Question 10 (TCO 2) For a police-community relations program to be successful it must be:

well financed by government

demanded by the citizens

the chief’s responsibility

part of every officer’s behavior

Question 11 (TCO 2) The police have two ways to achieve their public relations purpose. These are public

information and:

crack down on crime

friendly police officers

open door policy

image enhancement

Question 12 (TCO 2) The use of non-sworn police employees to perform tasks that do not require sworn police officers is known as:

civilianization

consolidation

decertification

none of the above

Question 13 (TCO 2) Female representation within police organizations has progressed ________ for ethnic minorities.

more slowly than

more rapidly than

about the same as that

none of the above

Question 14 (TCO 2) To deal effectively with the many internal and external communities, the police organization must:

provide equal access and equitable treatment

be managed in a fair and competent manner

both A and B

neither A nor B

Question 15 (TCO 3) Studies have found that police officers have ________ rates of suicide than do many other occupations.

unknown as to comparative rates

lower

similar

higher

Question 16 (TCO 3) When a police officer identifies certain individuals or groups as dangerous based upon his/her working personality, it is known as:

labeling

relying on intuition

creating a symbolic assailant

being close-minded

Question 17 (TCO 3) The theory that police behaviors are learned through interactions with other police officers is known as:

socialization

predisposition

selection

none of the above

Question 18 (TCO 3) Which of the following is not a recommended means for police agencies to deal with the hazards of policing?

wellness programs

family programs

community policing

none of the above

Question 19 (TCO 3) The keys to dealing with the threat of death and injury due to violence are:

personnel selection and training

stringent laws designed to protect police

adequate insurance and fiscal planning

none of the above

Question 20 (TCO 3) Operations personnel are also known as ________ personnel.

support

line

staff

none of the above

Question 21 (TCO 3) ________ support services can be performed by civilian personnel.

No

A small portion of

The vast majority of

Almost half of

Question 22 (TCO 4) Law enforcement training seems to be concentrated in which of the following?

social skills

law enforcement tasks

community relations

pursuit driving

Question 23 (TCO 4) Fast speech is perceived as:

a cultural trait

non-thinking gibberish

nervousness

excitement

Question 24 (TCO 4) Communications between people are:

person-to-group

official communication

interpersonal

intrapersonal

Question 25 (TCO 4) Which of the following implies structure where one person addresses more than one person?

interpersonal

intrapersonal

official communication

person-to-group

Question 26 (TCO 4) On an average, people normally talk at about ________ words per minute.

300

450

125

75

Question 27 (TCO 5) In actuality, police officers must utilize discretion:

in every situation they confront

only on rare occasions

in most situations they confront

in some situations they confront

Question 28 (TCO 5) Which is not a reason that police administrators adopt selective enforcement strategies?

community opposition

“bargains” with citizen groups

limited resources

none of the above

Question 29 (TCO 5) Racial profiling is most frequently identified as law enforcement activities that are initiated solely on the basis of:

race

BOLO

probable cause

reasonable suspicion

Question 30 (TCO 5) When a police officer utilizes his/her discretion in a street situation, the following usually occurs:

a report is written explaining the actions taken

the action is not recorded or reported

a supervisor is notified of what occurred

all of the above

Question 31 (TCO 5) A writ of mandamus is an action intended to compel public officials to:

perform a specified act that is dictated by statute

produce an arrestee for court review of the charges

stop participating in unlawful behavior

none of the above

Question 32 (TCO 5) When a police officer exacts justice at the street level by either waving or administering punishment, he/she assumes the role of:

legislator

judge

prosecutor

none of the above

Question 33 (TCO 3) Describe some of the economic hazards of policing that are unique to police officers.

Question 34 (TCO 4) Compare and contrast the three subgroups of nonverbal communication.