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CJ131F2F-Crime Statistics Practice Quiz 1.) The two basic categories of crime are felony and ______________. 2.) Generally, felonies are punishable by more than a year in the state or federal prisons. a.) true b.) false 3.) Crimes against morality and decency would include a. prostitution b. gambling c. illegal substance possession d. all of the above 4.) The Uniform Crime Report provides a very accurate picture of the level and extent of crime in the United States. a.) true b.) false 5.) The information that we have indicates that minorities are over represented as victims of crime. a.) true b.) false 6.) Most of the reported index crimes are cleared by arrest. a.) true b.) false 7.) It appears from documented information that crime is primarily the
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Unformatted text preview: business of young males between 16 and 25 years of age. a.) true b.) false 8.) Both the UCR and the NCVS report that both offenders and victims typically come from the lower economic levels a.) true b.) false 9.) The UCR does not attempt to classify white collar crime because it is less dangerous and less costly than street crime. a.) true b.) false 10.)Which of the following have the most discretionary power? a.) police b.) prosecutor c.) judge d.) corrections officer 11.)Both the crime rate and the prison population in the U.S. continue to rise. a.) true b.) false 12.)Police manage to arrest about 50% of the people responsible for the reported index crimes. a.) true b.) false...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course CJUS 135 taught by Professor Durkee during the Spring '08 term at Lansing.

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