Canadian Police Work

Political Science

Quiz 2 :

The Origins and Evolution of Police Work

Quiz 2 :

The Origins and Evolution of Police Work

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Which province established Canada's first territorial police force?
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Suppose that you were a Canadian university student in the 1960s and participated in left-wing student societies and demonstrations.Which police service could have been targeting you for surveillance activities?
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Who was responsible for managing the first attempt at community policing by an organized police service?
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Imagine an 18-year-old man is arrested and detained in police lock-up and dies of injuries sustained during the arrest.The local community is outraged and organizes protests against the local police-accused of using excessive force in times past-that soon turn into violent riots.The police respond with their newly acquired armoured vehicles and place snipers on the roofs of the buildings surrounding the location of the riots.What does this exemplify?
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Suppose that you were a 40-year-old male living in England prior to 1066 and you were part of a group composed of 10 families.What was the name of the group to which you belonged?
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In which country did policing evolve into an institution?
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What is the name of the individual who received Canada's first traffic violation ticket?
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In what year was the first woman appointed to the position of sergeant in Canada?
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While attending a concert at your local stadium,you notice that stadium-hired officers and your local police service are conducting security for the event.What is this practice called?
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When was England's first organized body of police established?
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Which piece of government legislation was responsible for establishing a full-time,unarmed police force in London,England?
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Imagine you live in pre-Confederation Canada (pre-1867)and you are questioned for committing a crime; the person who questions you is a militia captain.Which country has settled your community?
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Constable Smith works closely with the Inuit in his community,relying on them for assistance in using a dog sled for transportation.What characteristic of the RCMP as an organization does this reflect?
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Imagine you arrive at Toronto's Pearson International Airport from a recent vacation in the United States.You interact with Canadian customs agents shortly after arriving,you speak with officers from both the Peel Regional Police Service and Royal Canadian Mounted Police as you wait at the baggage claim,and you walk past a Group 4 Securitas security guard patrolling the parking lot where you left your car.What does this experience exemplify about changes in Canadian policing arrangements as discussed by Griffiths?
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Who was the forerunner of the English police officer?
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Suppose that you were part of England's first organized police body as a paid police constable in the mid-1700s in England and reported to a justice of the peace.What was the name of the organization you belonged to?
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When did police constables appear in Upper Canada (now Ontario)?
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In what year was the name of the North-West Mounted Police changed to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)as it exists today?
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In what year was the North-West Mounted Police founded?
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Which piece of government legislation was responsible for making policing a community responsibility in England?
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