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Criminal Justice in America Study Guide for Exam 2

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Criminal Justice in America Study Guide for Exam 2 Criminal Justice 101

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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Bailey Wilhoit on Friday September 30, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to Criminal Justice 101 at University of South Carolina - Columbia taught by Therese Lee Clement in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 76 views. For similar materials see Criminal Justice in America in Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of South Carolina - Columbia.

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Date Created: 09/30/16
Criminal Justice Study Guide Exam 2 Chapters 4, 5, 6 1. T/F a. Not knowing the law is a permissible defense. b. Arson, vandalism, and burglary are all examples of personal crime. c. Police have to mirandize an individual at the time of the initial arrest. d. Law enforcement can lie to get a confession. e. Confessions must be thrown out if the suspect’s rights are violated. f. Brown vs. Board of Education established the “separate but equal” policy. g. Even if a minor gives consent, having sex with someone who is not a minor is still considered rape. h. Law enforcement applicants are given polygraphs to see if they are honest, not what their answers are. i. When applying to a law enforcement agency, they may check your credit, morality, driving record, and your psychological state. j. If you have a speeding ticket you can never become a cop. k. 50% of law enforcement officials are female. 2. List and explain the 6 types of defenses individuals can use. 3. What are the 3 broad categories of crime? Give 2 examples of each. 4. What is the difference between murder and manslaughter? 5. Explain the ‘fruit of the poisonous tree’ rule. 6. Who makes sure law enforcement is doing their job correctly and honestly? 7. What is the frankpledge system? What office was born out of this system? (textbook) 8. How did William the Conqueror and Robert Peele affect the law enforcement system? 9. What aspects of American Policing came from English tradition? (textbook) 10. What were the differences between the policing methods of the colonies, the west, and the south? 11. Give some examples of Black Codes? What were the goals of the Black Codes? 12. What are the differences between the Political Era, the Professional Model Era, and the Community Policing Era? (textbook) 13. Where does federal law enforcement have jurisdiction? What are some examples of federal law enforcement agencies? 14. What are some state law enforcement agencies? 15. What are the qualifications for law enforcement officials? 16. Why is important that police can write good reports and communicate effectively? 17. Why might you be disqualified for becoming a cop? 18. What are all the types of training you will receive once you become a cop? 19. Describe the differences between zero-tolerance policing and community policing. 20. What is broken window policing? How does it differ from the other two policing styles? 21. Why are some law enforcement departments more professional than others? 22. Why is it important for departments to be professional? 23. What is domestic terrorism? What are some examples? 24. What agency handles international terrorism? 25. What is rendition and torture? 26. What is working personality and what are its two main elements? (textbook) 27.


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