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Quiz 16 :

On the Crime Policy and Prevention Agenda: Drug Abuse, Sex Trafficking, Terrorism, and Immigration

Quiz 16 :

On the Crime Policy and Prevention Agenda: Drug Abuse, Sex Trafficking, Terrorism, and Immigration

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Different departments and agencies in the government have different definitions of terrorism.Which agency defines terrorism as an act "perpetrated by individuals and/or groups inspired by or associated with primarily U.S.-based movements that espouse extremist ideologies of a political, religious, social, racial, or environmental nature"?
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In October, 2014, hackers broke into the computer network of Sony Pictures entertainment.The hackers called themselves the #GOP (Guardians of Peace), and they dumped a large amount of confidential data online for the world to see.The U.S.intelligence community concluded that the North Korean government was most likely responsible for the hack, in large part because of their frustration about a comedy film called "The Interview," in which a bumbling journalist attempts to assassinate North Korea's "Dear Leader." North Korea denies the claims.If the #GOP was just a rogue group of hackers, then this would be a cybercrime.If, however, this was an act perpetrated by the North Korean government, we would call it ______.
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Which of the following are characteristics of biological weapons?
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In 1984, an Oregon cult calling themselves the "Rajneeshees" began to have regular conflicts with the small town that was the home of their rapidly expanding commune.The 7,000 members cult had grown so large that they had their own zip code, and unsettled neighbors by patrolling their compound with Uzis and a Jeep mounted with a .30 caliber machine gun.After the city denied their building permits, the cult decided that they were going to take over the local government.After other plans failed, they decided the best route was to contaminate 10 salad bars in popular local restaurants with salmonella in order to suppress the vote.751 people became ill, 45 were hospitalized, but thankfully no one died.This attack is still recognized as the largest ______ attack in American history.
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A local mayor hears that a protest is planned for his town.He does not like the cause, and he wants to send them a message that he does not want them to protest in his hometown in the future.As a result, he attempts to call on military members from the federal military installation to provide enforcement.The mayor hopes that seeing fully-equipped military members patrolling their streets will discourage the protest organizers from going forward with the event.Why would he most likely be denied this request?
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Pill mills are run by which of the following?
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The system which provides a framework for agencies of all levels to work effectively together to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents is called ______.
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Officer Jones is trying to learn more about a suspect in a deadly right-wing terrorist attack targeting a local Mosque.To try and understand more about her suspect, she sneaks into his business office late at night without a warrant to take a look around.Which piece of legislation gave her the right to take a "sneak and peek" without a warrant?
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The ______ first allowed the government to get a wiretap on every phone a terrorist suspect uses without a court order.
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Bioterrorism involves the use of chemical or biological agents to commit an act of terrorism.Compare chemical weapons to biological agents.Which of the following describes the main difference between the two weapons?
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What is one feature of terrorism that has changed in recent years?
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INTERPOL has identified cybercrime as one of the fastest growing areas of crime.Which of the following acts would be considered as an example of cybercrime?
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The ______ prohibits using the military to execute laws domestically.
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Which country accounts for the majority of the illegal immigrant population in the United States?
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On May 5, 1995, a cleaning woman in Japan happened to notice a couple of plastic bags sitting beside the toilet in a men's restroom in one of the busiest subway stations in Tokyo.The woman picked up the bags and put them by the door to dispose of later.What she didn't realize is that the bags contained a sophisticated chemical weapon that, if properly activated, would have the potential to produce enough cyanide gas to kill 10,000 people.Instead, the unidentified woman disrupted the trigger mechanism, starting a small fire that was put out before the cyanide gas could be produced.What drawback to the use of chemical weapons to commit bioterrorism does this story demonstrate?
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What is the relevance of the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 in current events?
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Drug courts are one of several examples of these types of courts which can assist persons addicted to opioids by providing medication-assisted treatment.
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A domestic terrorist has attacked a small American town, and has taken refuge in a well-fortified building.He is using high-caliber weaponry on police, and they do not have the firepower or training to be able to effectively neutralize the perpetrator.Because of the dire nature of the situation, in this circumstance, it would be considered appropriate to suspend ______ and request military assistance in ending the siege.
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Which type of substance is fast acting, either immediately suffocating the victim or causing massive burning?
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Under this act, the president is authorized to establish military commissions to try unlawful enemy combatants, and the commissions are authorized to sentence defendants to death.
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