Canadian Police Work

Political Science

Quiz 10 :
Case Investigation

Quiz 10 :
Case Investigation

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Which of the following is NOT an explanation as to why innocent people confess to crimes during a police investigation?
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Which of the following is defined as "investigative units that focus on specific types of offenders or criminal activities"?
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B

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Which of the following is defined as "police units that are distinguished by specialized equipment and tactics"?
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Case investigators arrive at a robbery crime scene and find a passport next to the point of entry (a broken window).The passport belongs to an individual with a lengthy criminal record,who does not live at the residence.What type of case investigation will this be?
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Which of the following is defined as "cases in which the suspect is unknown and extensive investigation is required"?
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Which section of the Criminal Code contains a controversial provision that allows undercover officers and informants to commit acts that are criminal (except violence)?
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Police investigators arrive at a robbery crime scene and explore the sidewalk leading to the point of entry (the front door)of the store,as well as the noticeable areas inside the store.What practice does this exemplify?
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Which general type of evidence category do paint chips,weapons,and broken glass belong to?
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Which general type of evidence category do Twitter and Facebook images belong to?
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An eyewitness testifies at trial,describing how she watched the defendant shoot the victim with a shotgun.What type of evidence is this?
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A forensic scientist testifies during trial that the defendant's firearm killed the victim.What type of evidence is this?
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During a crime scene investigation,investigators discover carpet fibres in the victim's hair that are not from the victim's home.Forensic experts determine the carpet fibres are from the offender's home.What principle is this an example of?
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Case investigators from police services in Quebec and Ontario have been investigating sex crimes committed in their jurisdictions.Despite an identical modus operandi (MO),neither service has recognized the connection between the crimes.What does this exemplify?
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Which case presented in the textbook was characterized by the absence of case sharing and database information sharing among involved police services and criminal justice agencies?
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Which of the following is NOT an example of DNA evidence?
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Police collect DNA evidence from a suspect's unfinished pizza slice and connect the suspect to a violent crime.The suspect's lawyer argues this evidence is inadmissible because the collection method violates his client's privacy and Charter rights.Which case will Crown counsel reference as justification for this police practice?
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What is the confession rate in cases where the Mr.Big investigation technique is used by police services?
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What is the conviction rate in cases where the Mr.Big investigation technique is used by police services?
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An expert is called in by a police service investigating the work of a serial arsonist,to determine the characteristics of the perpetrator of these acts.What is this practice called?
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What does ViCLAS stand for?
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