Criminal Justice in Canada Study Set 1

Criminal Justice

Quiz 3 :

Control Philosophy and Criminal Justice Policy

Quiz 3 :

Control Philosophy and Criminal Justice Policy

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The category "sexual violations against children" accounted for what percentage of sexual offences reported to the police in Canada in 2016?
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Which crime control philosophy was developed at the beginning of the 1980s?
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Which type of offender did Kong et al. find appeared in criminal court with a higher percentage of multiple charges per case, "indicating a higher tendency toward repeat offending prior to being reported to the police"?
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Most sexual offences reported to the police are against which of the following age groups?
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For much of the 20th century, which philosophy dominated the Canadian criminal justice system?
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While the various philosophies differ in important ways, where do they collectively overlap?
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A sexual assault has occurred in Durham Region. The media are warning people, especially women, to be cautious and wary. The perception is that these types of criminals are not controlled in our justice system. What is the term for this type of situation?
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Which crime control philosophy is considered to be the dominant criminal justice policy today?
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There are many major philosophies which provide differing justifications about how a criminal justice system should operate. Which philosophy emphasizes that all sentences for convicted offenders (except those convicted of first-degree murder) should be short?
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In 2016 sexual offences accounted for what percentage of all incidents reported to the police in the category "Violent Crime"?
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What percentage of all incidents reported to the police in 2016 involved sexual offences?
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Which type of offender is often charged with committing more criminal offences than are other types of offenders?
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The category sexual assault (Levels 2 and 3) accounted for what percentage of sexual offences reported to the police in Canada in 2016?
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In 2014, what percentage of spousal violence victims said the police learned of the incident?
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Highlighting the importance of using informal sanctions, victim-offender mediation occurs when victims and offenders meet face-to-face in the presence of a trained facilitator. Which model of criminal justice system does victim-offender mediation illustrate?
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What was the most common sexual offence reported to the police in Canada in 2016?
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Which type of crime did criminal justice administrators begin to focus on at the beginning of the 1980s?
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Which term refers to the emphasis by the deterrence and selective incapacitation philosophies on punishment?
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Which philosophy that provides justification about how a criminal justice system should operate highlights the importance of using informal sanctions?
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In their analysis of convictions for sexual assaults in Canada since 1983, what significant decrease in rates of conviction did Daly and Bouhours find?
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