Chapter Activity #5
#1. How did Rhodes v. Chapman change the operations of prisons?
The Rhodes v. Chapman decision changed the operations of prisons because The U.S. Supreme
Court decided that overcrowded conditions in prisons,
Chapter Activity 6
1. How did the Martinson findings of nothing works impact the use of parole and
the medical model?
The medical model was a scientific mechanism used in corrections to explain criminal behavior.
Discuss the meaning of the term hot spots and how the assignment of patrol units can be impacted by
our understanding of them.
Hot spots are areas that have an increased amount of crime and/or areas that receive a high number of
calls for police service.
1. Provide one example of a felony offense and one example of a misdemeanor offense.
A felony offense is the most serious criminal offense. Felony offenses can cause a
person to be incarcerated for one or more years and
Extra Credit Worksheet
1. If they are claiming the police violated their constitutional rights, in which venue must plaintiffs file
lawsuits. Chapter 11
2. In a state tort negligence claim, the plaintiff must prove_ or
Based upon the text, your research, and personal experiences, please discuss the importance of
minorities and women in police work.
Please cite appropriate references when quoting others or cutting and pasting from other's work.
Prior to the 1964 Civil Ri
Would COMPSTAT help or hinder a university police department? If you feel it would help, explain why
and how; if you feel it would hinder, explain how and why.
I believe COMPSTAT is a great crime fighting idea that would help university police departments
What are some disadvantages of civilianization?
While they are many advantages of civilianization, they are also some disadvantages. One disadvantage
of civilianization is acceptance. Many police officers feel that civilians are not real officers so they
Chapter 7 Assignment (Reaction Paper)
Over the past few years, there has been many mass shooting that have occurred in our
country. These shootings have taken place in movie theaters, malls, public schools and even on
Chapter 6 Assignment
Police corruption is the abuse of police authority by an officer for personal gain for
him/herself or for others. Some types of police corruption include bribes, which is when an
officer accepts money or oth