TRAFFIC LAW AND INVESTIGATION CJLE1333.2012082T.338377 EXAM ONE TAKE TEST: EXAM ONE -OLMOS
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Description Exam One covers material from chapter 1-4 and selected material from the Texas
Transportation Code an
1. Discretion can be used in good ways, to
promote effective and efficient police work such
as the use of good judgment, efficient use of
scarce police resources, individualized justice,
and sound public policy.
2. The four dimensions of trust in policin
1. State law enforcement agencies fall into three categories: state police, highway patrols, and state investigative
agencies. State police and highway patrols are regarded as general service law enforcement agencies. State police
are defined as agencies
1. Computer technology offers an opportunity for greater police effectiveness through COMPSTAT by seeing a clearly
focused mission on crime control, the use of timely data on crime and disorder, a geographic focus emphasizing
crime patterns in particular
1. James Q. Wilson identified three distinct
organizational styles. The watchman style
emphasizes peacekeeping without aggressive law
enforcement and few controls over rank-and-file
officers. The legalistic style emphasizes
aggressive crime-fighting and
1. There are three different types of social control:
private, parochial, and public. The private level of
social control is the most basic form of social control. It
is also referred to as the primary form of social control.
At the private level of socia
The Carroll decision changed the law regarding officers needing a warrant to search a vehicle. It
made an exception to the Fourth Amendments warrant requirement for legal searches. This
was made on the distinction between a dwelling and a motor vehicle. T
1. A corrupt act by a police officer is a criminal act.
Criminal activity by a police officer undermines the
basic integrity of law enforcement. Corruption
usually protects other criminal activity. Historically,
corruption protected gambling syndicates,
In my opinion, a strict national standard on commercial driver and the transportation industry is
necessary. These laws are set up to help make sure that drivers are qualified and to regulate the
industry in positive manners. The most important aspect of
It has been suggested that police officers should have feed-back sessions with prosecutors after
testifying in order to improve courtroom performance. Do you think this is a good idea?
I think that this is a good idea. Officers testimonies ar
Do you feel that organizations such as MADD and SADD really help to reduce DUI related
deaths and serious injury? What are the reasons to support your position?
I think that organizations such as MADD and SADD help more to educate the population
on the im
1. There are four assumptions about TQM:
organizations that produce quality products are
more likely to survive; employees naturally care
about their work and if given the opportunity will
take the initiative to improve the quality of their
work; all par
1. Some of the myths are that movies and
television police shows usually portray detective
work as exciting and dangerous. Individual
detectives are presented as heroic characters
possessing either great personal courage or
extraordinary skills. Many of
I believe that using a consent search in a routine traffic stop should be restricted based on the situation.
Unless there is a reasonable suspicion that some illegal activity is taking place inside the vehicle, such as
the smell or sight of narcotics or f
1. Of the four techniques used in measuring crash scenes discussed in our assignments
this week (Rolatape, Total Stations, Laser Devices, and GPS), which do you think
makes most sense for routine use in traffic crash investigations? Why?
2. Most experts b
Based on everything you have read and understand so far, and your own observations
of the drunk driving problem, do you think the per se level of 0.08 % BAC for drunk
driving should be higher, lower, or stay the same? Explain your opinion.
This answer cou
Do you think it is appropriate for aggressive defense lawyers to go after police officers when
they are testifying? Why/why not?
I think that could go either way with this question. I think that it is their job to question the officers. They
may end up fi
With regards to an "unattended motor vehicle," Which of the following is not included in 545.404 of the
Stopping the engin
Setting the parking brake
Removing the key from the ignition
all of the above are correct responses
1. Name the test(s) required for a moped license in Texas?
both "a" and "b" are required
no testing required
An example of someone who is exempt from license requirements in th
The video may be viewed in Lessons under week 2 at "Officer Safety During
Traffic Stop/Investigation" - click on: Officer Safety file
Post your thoughts concerning our video clip Officer Safety as an attachment
to this thread.
Officer Safety. You need to
Someone elses answers:
1. Do you think the statement " There is no such thing as a routine traffic stop" is a valid statement?
Yes I do believe it is a valid statement. When stopping a individual or group of individuals you as the
officer dont know w