DSST Intro to Law Enforcement

And who is more likely to commit adult male teen

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Know which of these was just added…. And who is more likely to commit. . adult male, teen, young male, I said male over 40??? c. Know which one is least likely to be solved… I said robbery ??? c.i. Homicide c.ii. Rape c.iii. Robbery c.iv. Aggravated assault c.v. Burglary c.vi. Larceny c.vii. Arson c.viii. Vehicle theft d. PART II crimes – those not listed as Part I crimes e. UCR has a hierarchy rule, if Jim killed John and set fire to a car and robbed a lady, this is reported as one crime. – drawback to the system 56. Newly improved UCR is called National Incident Based Reporting System also known as NIBRS a. NOW collected at the incident level – old UCR was based on frequency calculations b. No longer has the hierarchy rule –and can also collect a broad range of characteristics such as whether it was drug or alcohol related 57. National Crime Victimization Survey – (NCVS) – yearly study by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) of specific households to determine the level of criminal victimization, particularly unreported (self reported by victim??) 58. (UCR) Uniform Crime Report & National Crime Victimization Survey – (NCVS) - Use historical data to predict trends – allow for comparison – prevent crime a.i. Drawback is that not all crimes are reported and certain crimes are victimless a.ii. NCVS does not validate the victim version of events (also drawback) b. Between UCR and NCVS – most experts prefer the NCVS, believe that self-reporting is more accurate than police reports 59. Crime Index – summarizes the measurements of 8 major offences a.i. Murder a.ii. Forcible rape
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a.iii. Robbery a.iv. Aggravated assaults a.v. Burglary a.vi. Larceny-theft a.vii. Motor vehicle theft a.viii. Arson b. Crimes against a Person – called “Headline Crimes” – due to ability to create public fear b.i. Murder and non-negligent manslaughter b.ii. Forcible rape b.iii. Robbery b.iv. Aggravated assaults 60. FBI Crime Clock – a picture of crime frequency in the US created by using the UCR statistics a. Differentiates between violent crimes (murder and rape) and property crime (burglary and arson) 61. Clearance Rate – term used in the UCR to measure and compare the rate of reported crime against the cased that have been solved 62. Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act 1990- requires college campuses to publish annual security reports – usually shared with the FBI 63. Human and Social Cost of Crime – not measured, loss of security and reduced quality of life are not measured 64. US Judicial System – a. State and Local Court – under the State government a.i. Trial courts – limited jurisdiction also called “special jurisdiction” – deal with misdemeanors – rarely hold trials and are also known as the lower courts a.ii. Appellant courts – hear appeals from convicted Defendants who ask for review of the decision of the lower court a.ii.1. Appellant courts may uphold judgment (known as Reaffirm) or require the lower court to modify it a.iii. State supreme court b. High Courts – “general jurisdiction” superior courts or circuit courts can hear any criminal case
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