Canadian Police Work

Political Science

Quiz 9 :
Police Strategies

Quiz 9 :
Police Strategies

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How many categories of crime prevention initiatives are there?
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What are the three categories of crime prevention initiatives?
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Which of the following is the most controversial primary crime prevention program?
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C

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Analysis of police data indicates that a local municipal park is a central area for drug trafficking; therefore,city council removes trees and shrubs to increase visibility in the park,hoping to decrease this behaviour.Which crime prevention program does this exemplify?
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A police service recognizes that property crimes in their district are a reflection of social issues,such as the absence of affordable low-income housing.In collaboration with city council and the provincial government,funding for low-income housing is invested in the community.Which crime response strategy does this exemplify?
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To combat the problem of multiple break-and-enters occurring on one city block,a local police service increases random foot,car,and bike patrols on this street.Which stage of the SARA problem-solving model does this exemplify?
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Following the implementation of a program designed to decrease drug trafficking in a municipal park,city council asks the local police to determine the effectiveness of the program.Which stage of the SARA problem-solving model does this exemplify?
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Which of the following is defined as "the view that if minor crimes are left unaddressed an environment for more serious crime will be created"?
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In what year did the broken windows approach emerge in New York City?
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What are high-crime areas also known as?
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The Correctional Service of Canada notifies local police services about the statutory release of a high-risk offender.The authorities decide to randomly stop by his residence to make sure he is following the curfew condition of his statutory release.Which of the following terms applies to this activity?
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What is the name of the initiative designed to detect and arrest high-risk offenders who are unlawfully at large because they did not return to custody,they have escaped from correctional services,or they have violated the conditions of their release?
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A police service informs local television stations and newspaper outlets about the release of a high-risk sex offender from a federal prison and the media alert the public.Which crime attack strategy does this exemplify?
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Which form of crime displacement is defined as a "criminal moving their criminal activities to another area"?
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A crime prevention program is implemented by a police service to prevent drug trafficking to persons with mental illness (PwMI)in their neighbourhood.The police see a decrease in drug trafficking to PwMI,but see an increase in drug trafficking to homeless teenagers.Which type of displacement does this exemplify?
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A police service determines that a stranger assault has occurred three Friday nights in a row in June in their bar district,with reports indicating that two men are responsible for the unprovoked weekly attacks.Which type of crime analysis provides the police service with this information?
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Which of the following is defined as "computer-generated maps that depict the incidence and patterns of specific types of criminal activity in specific geographic areas"?
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Which of the following is a concern regarding the implementation of intelligence-led policing (ILP)?
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Which of the following is defined as "the use of statistical analysis to identify the time and location of criminal activity that is likely to occur"?
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Which principle of CompStat is being applied when "a proactive response to crime is developed,which involves a coordinated effort of patrol officers,investigative units,and support personnel"?
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