SPRING 2017 – CRIM 101 C6 take home test #4 - Due: 4/1/17 CHAPTER 4– 15 questions 1. According to Bittner, the function of the police is to solve any problem that may possibly, though not necessarily, require the use of force. a. True b. False2. A great deal of a police officer’s time are spent performing law enforcement duties. a. True b. False3. Of the three levels of law enforcement, municipal agencies have the broadest authority to apprehend criminal suspects, maintain order, and provide services to the community. a.True b. False4. The majority of sheriff’s in the United States are elected. a. True b. False5. The Secret Service is responsible for the Treasury Police Force. a. True b. False6. The oldest federal law enforcement agency in the United States is the U.S. Marshals Service.a. True b. False7. To avoid negative publicity, private security companies are becoming more professional through increased training and better screening of employees. a. True b. False8. Budget cuts in states and municipalities have forced reductions in the number of public police, thereby raising the demand for private ones. a. True b. False9. The low percent of women in local police forces due primarily to their disinterest in careers in law enforcement. a. True b. False10. Tokenism is one challenge facing female police officers today. a. True b. False11. Recruitment is the process by which law enforcement agencies develop a pool of qualified applicants from.a. True b. False12. Police Academy training is the segment of a police recruit’s training in which he or she is removed from the classroom and placed on the beat, under the supervision of a senior officer.a. True b. False13. During the probationary period an officer may be fired without cause.a. True b. False14. There are few benefits to having a diverse police force. a. True b. False15. White officers face double marginality. a. True b. False1
Chapter 6 - Police and the Constitution(16 questions)
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