Criminal Justice in Canada Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 6 :

The Practice of Policing

Quiz 6 :

The Practice of Policing

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A police officer randomly stops three black men on the street and conducts a search of their backpacks. At first the men try to explain to the officer that he is not allowed to do that, but ultimately, they decide to cooperate with the police. This is an example of which of the following criticisms of reactive policing?
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What type of investigation by detectives includes locating people who may have witnessed the crime but are no longer at the scene?
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Hussain is a police officer who feels that minor neighbourhood disputes should be resolved in an informal manner by the police. Which policing style is Hussain in favour of?
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Diana is a police officer who believes that without the police society would become chaotic; she also believes that the police shouldn't engage in any social service activities. Which policing style is Diana in favour of?
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What percentage of all arrests of suspects are made by patrol officers rather than detectives?
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Which of the following is a component of the criminal investigation process?
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Ruth is a police officer who responds to the citizens in her area by arresting outsiders, although she knows that many local residents also engage in the same behaviours. Which policing style is Ruth in favour of?
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According to Wilson, which policing style is also referred to as the legalistic style?
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Amirah is a patrol officer in Toronto. Which of the following is NOT one of the patrol issues she would commonly deal with?
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While Fatemah was walking home from work, she was approached by three young men who snatched her purse and ran down an alley to escape. People who saw the incident suggested she call the police, but she didn't feel the police would be responsive. Fortunately, she did not have too much money in her wallet. What is Fatemah's attitude toward the police an example of?
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Police officers decided to attend a community harvest festival that was taking place in a small Newfoundland fishing village. Many local residents would be in attendance and the police hoped to restore the relationship between them and the community. What is this type of policing an example of?
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What policing style involves all crime-related incidents and suspects being treated in accordance with the formal dictates of the law?
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What type of investigation by detectives includes interviewing victims and witnesses as well as examining the crime scene?
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What policing style emphasizes the maintenance of public order?
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What policing style emphasizes the idea that without the "thin blue line," society would descend into chaos?
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Which of the following is NOT part of the Three-R's strategy functions?
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What type of investigation by detectives includes checking police records and other agencies and interviewing suspects?
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Between 2003 and 2013, how quickly were the majority of murders in Canada solved?
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You wake up to discover that during the night someone broke into your car and stole your stereo. Although it is not an emergency you call the police, and they advise you to file a report at the local police station. This is an example of which type of policing?
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Which of the following is NOT a basic purpose or activity of police patrol?
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