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Crime and Criminology

Criminal Justice

Quiz 6 :

Violent and Street Crimes

Quiz 6 :

Violent and Street Crimes

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Why do the statistics related to the crime of stalking have to be based on victimisation surveys only?
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Males are more at risk of lethal and non-lethal violence (of a non-sexual nature) than females.
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True

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Which of the following is the most accurate statement regarding the factors surrounding homicide?
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C

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Few 'hot spots' produce the most calls to police, about 50% of calls in 3% of places.
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Childhood exposure to domestic violence is a form of child abuse.
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What is a crime hot spot? Provide an example of a crime hot spot.
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Which of the following statements is correct?
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How are crime hot spots identified? How does the identification of hot spots contribute to policing?
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Outline some of the findings from the International Violence Against Women Survey.
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Which of the following is NOT correct? In the case of sexual assault:
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Experiencing violent crime as a child decreases the risk of later victimis ation in adulthood.
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Homicide is the most researched crime in Australia.
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About 11% of women and 16% of men aged 18 years and over have experienced physical and/or sexual abuse before the age of 15.
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Which of the following could be identified as "crime hot spots"? (Select all that apply).
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Provide a brief account of the risk factors associated with homicide victimisation.
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Provide a list of crimes that fall into the category of street crimes.
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Provide possible explanations for the recent increase in child protection reports in Australia.
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What does the data on stalking tell us about victimisation in Australia?
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Murder and manslaughter both fall under the category of homicide.
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What is the difference between murder and manslaughter?
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