Policing Final Exam Review- WITH ANSWERS

Policing Final Exam Review- WITH ANSWERS - Policing Final...

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1. Donald Black study found that there are situational factors to arrest, what are they? a. (1) Strength of evidence, (2) seriousness of crime, (3) preference of the victim, (4) victim-suspect relationship, (5) demeanor of the suspect. 2. Most serious form of corruption is? a. The most serious form of corruption exists at an organized level that penetrates the higher levels of the department. 3. Explain the rotten apple theory. a. “Rotten apple” theory describes a situation where only a few officers are engaged in corrupt acts. 4. Level of corruption of police department is heavily influenced by what? a. The level of corruption in a police department is heavily influenced by the local political culture. 5. Relation between the police and racial minority communities is called? a. Police-community relations (PCR) 6. The census bureau estimates which ethnic group to be the largest minority group? a. Hispanics 7. What is ethnicity? (Ch. Police relations) a. Ethnicity refers to cultural differences, such as language, religion, family patterns, and foodways. 8. Know the difference between race and ethnicity. a. Race is defined as referring to the major biological divisions of the people in the world. While ethnicity refers to cultural differences. 9.
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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