Canadian Police Work

Political Science

Quiz 1 :
Considering Police Work

Quiz 1 :
Considering Police Work

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Which of the following is defined as "legislation that includes provisions that define the responsibilities of the federal and provincial governments in the area of criminal justice"?
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A

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Incidents such as the planned terrorist attack against the British Columbia legislature in 2013 raise concerns about domestic terrorism.Imagine that concerned citizens petition the federal government to expand police powers,including surveillance on individuals who pose a threat to the safety and security of Canadians.Opponents of this petition argue the expansion of police powers will result in Canadian citizens losing their rights and freedoms as the government will increasingly use the police to protect their own interests.What perspective on the role of the police do the opponents support?
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C

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Which of the following is defined as,"secretive police investigative activities and surveillance of persons and groups deemed to be a threat to the stability and status quo of the state"?
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B

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What four key values did the Law Reform Commission of Canada identify as forming the framework for police work in Canada?
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Which statement exemplifies the key value of "justice" identified by the Law Reform Commission of Canada in their framework for police work in Canada?
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A police officer arrests a high-profile drug dealer.What major area of police activities does this exemplify?
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Officers Smith and Johnson spend their entire shift providing assistance to homeless persons,persons with mental health issues,and at-risk juveniles,including locating housing and treatment services for these individuals.What phenomenon has contributed to this type of police role?
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Constable Smith spends her shift assisting a man who is experiencing a psychotic episode and ends up getting him admitted to a local psychiatric hospital.What concept does this exemplify?
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What percentage of the Canadian population is foreign-born?
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As of 2011,what percentage of the Canadian population was comprised of visible minorities?
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A key feature of Canada is diversity.Which of the following is NOT an important piece of legislation as it pertains to policing the diverse population within Canada?
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Defence counsel in a high-profile case has requested background information on the officer who arrested their client for aggravated assault,alleging the officer's history of misconduct is vital to their client's case.What decision of the Supreme Court of Canada determined that disclosure extends to the defence counsel being provided with this information?
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A local gang member is seriously assaulted by a rival gang member and decides not to report the crime to the local police.What does this underreporting contribute to?
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How much did policing costs increase in Canada between the years 2002 and 2012?
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According to the textbook,which of the following is NOT one of the factors that contribute to the "dark figure of crime" phenomenon?
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As of 2014,what was the estimated total annual cost associated with crime,victimization,and the criminal justice system in Canada?
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How much did the crime rate decrease in Canada between 2002 and 2012?
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Studies in the U.S.have found that,all else being equal,a 10 percent reduction in the size of a typical police service has been found to lead to an increase in certain offences.How much does the rate of robbery increase when there is a 10 percent reduction in the size of the police service?
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Studies in the U.S.have found that,all else being equal,a 10 percent reduction in the size of a typical police service has been found to lead to an increase in certain offences.How much does the rate of serious assaults increase when there is a 10 percent reduction in the size of the police service?
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A police officer uses force to arrest a suspect and the video is posted to a social media website by an onlooker within two hours of the incident.What key concept in the study of police work does this exemplify?
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