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LAW Misc. Multiple Choice Questions




Question;1. The policing function falls under which branch of government in the United States? (Points: 5)2. The ________ is an approach that views behavior from a ?rule-based? philosophy, in that the law is paramount, and it is a guide for behavior that everyone must follow. (Points: 5);3. In the eighteenth century B.C., the Babylonian Empire had adopted an extensive legal code that contained some 282 regulations, and it was called: (Points: 5);4. The system of government known as a(an) _______ consists of an upper class supported by a military force, and it is often defined as ?rule of the few.? (Points: 5);5. A form of policing that appeared in the 1790s in which citizens took control over areas where law enforcement was ineffective or did not exist was called: (Points: 5);6. What agency was formed during themid-1800s, an agency formed to protect investigate railroad criminal activity, and protect their assets from criminals, disgruntled employees, and competitors? (Points: 5);7. When two or more law enforcement agencies from the same or different levels of government have the authority to respond to and investigate criminal complaints, it is called: (Points: 5);8. All of these are federal law enforcement agencies except:(Points: 5);9. The number of individuals that one person directly supervises or who otherwise directly report to that person is that person?s: (Points: 5);10. The contingency theory perspective recognizes multiple factors within the organization, and decisions are ?dependent upon? and ?subject to? the evaluation and interaction of what main four factors? (Points: 5);11. Confusion and frustration encountered by officers brought on by competing and sometimes opposite values and expectations experienced while performing their jobs tasks is called (Points: 5);12. Which of the domains refers to acquiring new knowledge, understanding, and thinking skills. Learning in this domain includes remembering the definitions of crimes, translating legal terms so that others can understand them, and evaluating a given situation when given certain facts and making a decision based on those facts and your knowledge of the law. (Points: 5);13. When taking a polygraph examination, which part of thescientifically calibrated instrument records physiological changes in respiration? (Points: 5);14. There has been attention to greater care and emphasis on the selection and training of Field Training Officers in order to overcome what problem defined as the process of transforming the highly motivated, idealistic recruit to one that is disillusioned and distrustful? (Points: 5);15. Which amendment to the US Constitution made portions of the Bill of Rights applicable to the states? (Points: 5);16. Michael Lipsky (1980), a respected scholar and observer of government, noted that police officers are really administrative agents empowered with wide discretion and charged with carrying out the public policies of government. They are, in his now famous words: (Points: 5);17. Which agency of the Justice Department is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the transfer of technology from the Department of Defense to the Department of Justice? (Points: 5);18. What new program developed by Department of Homeland Security provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector to work seamlessly to prevent, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of incidents in order to reduce the loss of life and property and harm to the environment? (Points: 5);19. What was the main purpose behind the Kansas City Study in the early 1970?s (Points: 5);20. While few localities expect to witness events of the magnitude of September 11, events in one part of the country now affect other parts of the country because of what 2 factors? (Points: 5)


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