Lecture #3 - Clicker Questions March 31st 2009 Q Which law...

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Clicker Questions 3/31/09 March 31 st , 2009 Q. Which law enforcement agency is typically responsible for the  highway/interstate safety? A. State Police Q. Lt. Murray makes approximately how much money per year? A. $100,000  Q. Survey: In general, I think police officers: A. Your opinion April 2 nd , 2009 Q. As discussed are defined within the textbook,  racial profiling  entails: A.  Police targeting a particular group for more intrusive law enforcement  because of their race, ethnicity, or national origin  April 7 th , 2009 Q. Where have you primarily gotten the information that you have regarding  corrections?  A: Conversations with people who work or have been in jail/prison B: Experience: From having visited a jail/prison or served a sentence 
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C: Films: which typically focus on the inmate  D: Courses E: Other areas that are not listed above  Q. The difference between jail and prison is that a prison holds people serving  sentences of no more than 24 months and pretrial detainees.  A. False= this definition is actually of a jail  April 14, 2009 Q. The difference between jail and prison is that prison holds people serving  sentences of no more than 24 months and pretrial detainees A. False; Jail holds people serving sentences of no more than 24 months and  pretrial detainees Q. 
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Crime and Society 3/31/09 Lecture: March 31 st , 2009 The Police (READ) Police and Society What are the perceptions of the police? Where do these perceptions come from? Are perceptions different based on different groups o people? Yes What are your expectations of the police? How effective are the police?  Are individuals who are police officers ‘different’ than the rest of us? Policing Agencies in the United States Today 12,766 local police departments 3,067 sheriffs departments 1,481 special police agencies (have very specific jurisdiction, i.e. college  police) 513 constable/marshal 49 state police departments (Hawaii is only state w/o state dept) 30 federal agencies that employ 100 or more full-time officers authorized to  carry firearms and make arrests 135 Native American Tribal police agencies 
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Law Enforcement Officers in the US Today 882,885 sworn personnel o 731,903 full-time o 45,982 part-time  o 105,00 full-time federal Federal Police Agencies Are part of the executive branch of federal government Investigate a specific set of crimes defined by congress o FBI is the federal government’s general law enforcement agency
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Lecture #3 - Clicker Questions March 31st 2009 Q Which law...

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