Canadian Police Work

Political Science

Quiz 11 :
Going Forward: Critical Issues in Canadian Policing

Quiz 11 :
Going Forward: Critical Issues in Canadian Policing

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The Chief of the Winnipeg Police Service has implemented a new police dispatch system after reading that neighbouring jurisdictions have saved millions of dollars in the past five years by utilizing the system.According to Griffiths,what does this exemplify?
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Which of the following is NOT a challenge to developing evidence-based practices?
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What is the most optimal shift for police officer productivity and work/life balance?
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B

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The Vancouver Police Department (VPD)requests money from Vancouver's city council to hire additional officers.As part of this request,the VPD provides documentation that indicates the resources will be used to hire 20 additional officers with the goal of decreasing the allocation of overtime among existing officers,which will result in projected savings of $475,000 annually and mental health benefits for staff.What does this exemplify?
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RCMP officers are collaborating with police services from various European and American jurisdictions as they investigate a human trafficking ring.An organized crime group is operating the human trafficking ring,communicating online,and facilitating its operations across 16 different countries.What are these organized crime group members likely using to communicate internationally?
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Police services across Canada,the U.S.,and Western Europe work together to investigate and bust a large child pornography distribution business.What trend in policing does this exemplify?
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What was the name of the original website that was shut down and whose founder went on trial in the U.S.in January 2015,charged with drug trafficking,money laundering,and operating a criminal enterprise?
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A Canadian university student takes the summer semester off from her studies to travel from her hometown in Ontario to Syria; her goal is to engage in terrorist attacks against the U.S.on foreign land.What label does Griffiths use to describe this individual?
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As of early 2014,how many Canadians were abroad and identified as having participated in terrorist activities?
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How much do police officers estimate it costs to maintain 24/7 surveillance of one suspected terrorist?
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Imagine that police officers from Canada and the U.S.are sent to Afghanistan to conduct training in international human rights standards and practices for the local police service to bring the service in line with democratic principles.What does Griffiths label this general type of policing?
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A fatal shooting occurs in a busy city centre on a Friday afternoon.Thirty police officers are deployed to the city centre to locate the suspected shooter.Dispatch sends a photo to each officer's handheld device (e.g.,iPhone,Google Nexus).What does this exemplify?
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Which of the following is defined as "the adoption of new technologies in the absence of a clear determination of their potential,limitations,and impact"?
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Which of the following is NOT an example of technology in policing?
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Which of the following is NOT a concern about equipping police officers with body-worn cameras?
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Imagine you are sunbathing naked in your backyard when a police drone flies overhead,recording everything in sight.You make a formal complaint to the local police service that your privacy has been violated.This scenario exemplifies how the use of drones may lead to unanticipated consequences,such as a lack of citizen privacy,that might result in critical incidents and therefore limit the potential of their use.What term does Griffiths use to explain this effect?
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The Canadian federal government accelerated plans to introduce legislation expanding the authority of law enforcement and security services as a consequence of terrorist attacks in what European city?
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What percentage of Canadians who completed a national online survey (N = 1,609)on home-grown terrorism in 2014 reported that they felt there was a "serious threat of home-grown terrorism in Canada"?
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What portion of respondents residing in British Columbia who completed a national online survey (N = 1,609)on home-grown terrorism in 2014 reported that they believed there were radicals living in their community?
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U.S.research evidence reveals that shrinking the prison population by what amount would result in sufficient savings to hire an additional 100,000 police officers?
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