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Crime & Justice in America

by: Dr. Dixie Fahey

Crime & Justice in America CCJ 3003

Dr. Dixie Fahey
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Kathleen Heide

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N 04 4gt U1 0 l 9 ID O UJ Jgt U39I 0 l D N O N N W TPD takes a communityoriented policing approach a TRUE Tampa has had a in crime over the last 45 years or so a SIGNIFICANT DECREASE What is not priority enforcement for TPD a ADULT ENTERTAINMENT What type of approach does TPD take a PROACTIVE amp PROBLEMORIENTED APPROACH Tasers are designed to incapacitate the person being tased a TRUE TPD made all officers who carry a taser be tased a TRUE TPD officers have a quota to meet reissuing traffic tickets each month a FALSE strategies based on a simple concept treat emergencies like emergencies and non emergencies like nonemergencies a DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSE What type of policing includes an emphasis on preventative patrol a PROFESSIONAL What type of technology is utilized by police departments to locate amp identify hot spots a CRIME MAPPING Value placed on secrecy amp the general mistrust of the outside world a BLUE CURTAIN is misuse of authority by a law enforcement a POLICE CORRUPTION In DV situations a police officer must observe a violent altercation to make an arrest a FALSE Arrest in DV situations is the way situations are normally dealt with a YES In DV situations the investigating LEO has the right to come in the home amp interview people a TRUE Police can only make an arrest in FL today if the victim is willing to prosecute a FALSE In DV homicide cases police have rarely been involved recently a Kids exposed to DV in the home are at risk of abusing their mates a MORE In DV situations police can only arrest one of two people involved in the altercation E a Under FL statue juveniles cannot be charged with DV E a What standard is used to determine who to arrest a PRIMARY AGGRESSOR Women never provoke battering incidents a FALSE The most dangerous hostage situation is usually one involving a TERRO RISTS N W W W W W N N N N N N I 00 U W Jgt Jgt Jgt co co co co N I o to I Jgt cu Jgt Jgt U1 The phenomenon called Stockholm Syndrome affects hostages amp their captors in such a way that a HOSTAG E ACTS POS TOWARDS CAPTOR amp NEG TOWARDS POLICE The number one rule in hostage situations is a SLOW THE SITUATION DOWN Contrasted with community policing officers SWAT Team are a REACTIVE What is nota strategy for officers responding to a potential SBC Suicide by Cop a MAKING ANY PROMISESCOMMITMENTS About what of SWAT Team situations end without death a OVER 90 In the 30 yrs of HCSO SWAT operation how many people have been killed a 4 Where was the 1st organized SWAT trained unit formed a LA Threshold for use of deadly force is higher for SWAT Team a FALSE What is the number one priority in hostage situation a SAFETY OF HOSTAG E Which situations does HCSO SWAT Team not deal with routinely a ALL ARRESTSSEARCH WARRANTS When negotiators are talking to the suspect SWAT Team stay in the background a TRUE 4 h Amendment contains two critical legal concepts prohibition against unreasonable searches amp seizures and a NO WARRANT SHALL BE ISSUED BUT UPON PROBABLE CAUSE is defined as llreasonable grounds a PROBABLE CAUSE What is the basis for a patdownminimal search a FRISK An is a situation that requires extralegal or exceptional action by police a EXIGENTCIRCUMSTANCES What is the legal basis for Miranda warning a 5 h Amendment What kind of search takes place when the individual gives permission to search a CONSENT SEARCH The lldrive up I system of selling heroin was a good business strategy a TRUE The involvement of kids in selling heroin during the 80s was nothing new a FALSE Selling of heroin packets in the street was a big departure from the way heroin had been sold historically a TRUE What ended the heroin selling a ARRIVAL OF CRACK COCAINE Which groups have a higher proportion of its members in prison than would be expected given their in the population a BLACKSHISPANICS Jgt l Jgt to U O O O N O W m Jgt 1 U1 1 l During the Which group has the highest incarceration rate per 100000 a BLACKS Which term refers to differential treatment due to one s race a RACIAL DISCRIMINATION Which group has the highest percentage of unemployment a BLACKS Which group has the highest of poverty a BLACKS Very large increase in the incarceration population was largely due to the increase in convictions of what crime a DRUGS For what drugs was the disparity greatest in terms of dealers of this drug amp those arrested a COCAINE What is the primary reason for the overrepresentation of blacks in CJS a DIFFERENTIAL OFFENDING The term used to define llthe authority of a court to hear and decide cases within an area a JU RISDICTIO N Statement by the court expressing the reasons for its decision in a case is referred to as a a OPINION These courts are those that review decisions made by trial courts a APPELLATE COU RT ln federal court system the next court for a case to go after US District Court a US Court of Appeals How does an individual become a federal court judge or Supreme Court justice a APPOINTED BY PRESIDENTAPPROVE BY SENATE A writ of certiorari will not be issued unless at least justice approve a 4 separate opinion in which a judge disagrees with the conclusion reached by the majority a DISSENTING OPINION Who is responsible for maintaining the large amount of paperwork issuing subpoenas etc a CLERK OF THE COURT During pretrial process the holds a great deal and can drop charges a PROSECUTOR Best search tool to find scholarlyjournal articles a LIBRARY DATABASES It is a scholarlypeer reviewed journal if a IT HAS THE WORD JOURNAL IN THE TITLE THE ARTICLES INCLUDE STU DY DATA amp IT HAS LOTS OF REFERNCES What are the characteristic if an authoritative website for CJ a AUTHORS ARE RECOGNIZED EXPERTS Criteria for evaluating websites a OBJECTIVITY amp AUTHORITY Best source for CJ research studies a SCHOLARLY JOURNALS the defendant appears before a judge who decides whether evidence presented a PRELIMINARY HEARING At the the defendant is informed of hisher charges and must respond l O 00 oo 00 I I I I I I I I I N g o to 90 U1 5 N I 00 W 00 00 ID to O a ARRAIGNMENT is the process when accused amp prosecutor come to a mutual conclusion a PLEA BARGAINING Trial conducted without a jury in which the judge makes the determination a Which amendment gives defendants the right to a speedy trial a SIXT Challenge when one is excluded without any reason a PEREMPTORYCHALLENGE Does lap dancing meet allmost criteria for quotvictimless I or quotconsensualquot crime a Lap dancing when criminalized is an example of a MALA PROHIBITA Person intentionally commits a crime because they believe it is illegal a CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE Lap dancing in a public establishment is currently against the law in Tampa a YES What is not an element of consensual crime a NO POSSIBILTY OF HARMFUL Deviance is different for different cultures a TRUE Alcohol is legally prohibited in Tampa clubs that have nude dancing a YES Which of the following are not examples of consensual crime a CHILD PORNOGRAPHY If prostitution is going on in a club it can be prosecuted by RICO a TRUE To fight a lawsuit a person must show that he or she has been harmed This is called a STANDING This is the strategy of preventing crime thru the threat of punishment a DETERRENCE is the principle that holds the severity of the punishment must be in proportion to the severity of the crime a JUST DESERTS Philosophy that society is best served when wrongdoers are provided resources to get better a REHAB Sentences with parameters of 3 to 9 years are examples of sentencing a INDETERMINATE Any circumstance accompanying the commission of a crime justify lighter sentence a MITGATING CIRCUMSTANCE What it the primary factor in a judge s sentencing decision a SERIOUSNESS OF CRIME What occurs when the length of sentence is influenced by the defendants race gender or economic status a SENTENCING DISCRIMINATION Habitual offender laws require that any person convicted of a felony must serve a lengthy prison sentence a THIRD no no no no no no no l U Jgt no 99 100 Which amendment deals with cruel and unusual punishment a 8 What is the idea that women should be treated more leniently then men in the CJS a CHIVALRY EFFECT Which term suggest that murders increase after an execution a BRUTALIATION EFFECT What is the error rate of the death penalty in terms of percent a 5 Who is most likely to get the death penalty a BLACKS WHO KILL WHITES Term that denotes murderers should have the right to pay for their crime a RETRIBUTION Term that denotes that executed people will not commit further crimes a INCAPACITATION Most compelling argument for the death penalty based on research a RETRIBUTION Executing a murderers today cost more than housing that individual for life a TRUE Majority support death penalty but favor an alternative sentence a E


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