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The other 1st Comp crossword plus a few other subjects

DefinitionTerm
A fire department or police vehicle Authorized Emergency Vehicle
This depends on our willingness to improve the consistency of our ethical judgment and behavior and to apply the same principles more thoroughly to our conduct involving other people. Moral Progress
A person commits an offense if, with intent to influence the witness, he offers to confer any benefit on a witness in an official proceeding to withhold any testimony, information, document, or thing. This is ____ with Witness. Tampering
The limitation period for ____ is the same as that of the offense attempted. Criminal Attempt
The prime beneficiary of the criminal justice system. The Public Served
Intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another, including the person's spouse - classification. Class A Misdemeanor
Any touching of the anus, breast or any part of the genitals of another person with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person. Sexual Contact
Acting on the basis of prejudice. Discrimination
Investigations by the FBI of unethical conduct by peace officers which violate a person's civil rights are controlled here. Washington D.C.
Charged with responsibility to conduct an inquest of an alleged suicide that occurred at a private residence. Justice of the Peace
Person threatens to commit any offense involving violence to any person or property with intent to cause a reaction of any type to his threat by an official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies. Terroristic Threat
A motor vehicle designed and used primarily to draw another vehicle but not constructed to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the other vehicle and its load. Truck Tractor
A person is ____ as a party to an offense if the offense is committed by his own conduct, by the conduct of another for which he is criminally responsible, or by both. Criminally Responsible
This court has jurisdiction in Class C misdemeanors and ordinances not exceeding two-thousand dollars. Municipal Court
An individual adjudged guilty of a Class C misdemeanor shall be punished by a fine not to exceed ____ dollars. Five Hundred
A warrant must specify the name of the person whose arrest is ordered, if it be know, if unknown, then some reasonably definite ____ must be given of him. Description
The four elements that have been used by courts to determine whether an arrest has occurred. 1. Intent 2. Authority 3. Actual Seizure 4. Understanding
A motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle, used to transport persons and designed to accommodate 10 or fewer passengers, including the operator. Passenger Car
A way of thinking and acting based on tradition. Culture
The impression held by most people of the impartiality of the law and the fairness of criminal justice may well come from the treatment they have received in their contacts with ____ Peace Officers
Probable cause my not be established simply by showing that the officer who made the challenged arrest or search ____ believed he had grounds for his action. Subjectively
The portion of a street that is between a curb or lateral line of a roadway and the adjacent property line and intended for pedestrian use. Sidewalk
A person represented by legal counsel may in open court or by written instrument voluntarily waive the right to be accused by indictment of any offense other than this. Capital Felony
Refusing gratuities is one example of this. Moral Courage
An affirmative defense to prosecution. Insanity
It is a defense to prosecution that the actor through mistake formed a reasonable belief about a matter of fact if his mistaken belief negated the kind of culpability required for commission of the offense. Mistake of Fact
Person is married and lives with a person other than his spouse in this state under the appearance of being married. Bigamy
Theft: A person commits an offense if he ____ appropriates property with intent to deprive the owner of property. Unlawfully
Robbery is a felony of the ____ degree 2nd
Every aspect of human behavior is influenced by ____ values. Personal
In the study of ethics, it is critical to understand that the ____ is as important as the act. Motive
Forgery: A person commits an offense if he forges a writing with intent to ____ or harm another Defraud
May arrest an offender without a warrant for any offense committed in his presence or within his view. Peace Officer
A positive consequence of sensitivity. Self Respect
A person commits and offense if the person, after commitment as a sexually violent predator but before the person is released from all requirements of the civil commitment process, fails to comply with any requirements, commits a ____. 2nd Degree Felony
All persons are presumed to be innocent and no person may be convicted of an offense unless each element of the offense if proved ____ Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
The time allowed for the execution of a search warrant is ____ whole day, excluding the day of issue and the day of execution. Three
A truck that has a manufacturer's rated carrying capacity of 2,000 pounds or less. Light Truck
Under theft: Consent is not effective if induced by ____ or coercion. Deception
A person enters a habitation, or a building (or any portion of a building) not then open to the public, with intent to commit a felony, theft or an assault. Burglary
This cannot work for some unless it works for all. Democracy
A peace officer or any other person, may, without a warrant, arrest an offender when the offense is committed in his presence or within his view, if the offense if one classed as a felony or as an offense against the ____. Public Peace
A criminal complaint must be signed by this person. Affiant
A motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement to draw an implement of husbandry. Farm Tractor
The act of regarding one's culture as the "center of the universe" and hence as the basis for all comparisons with other cultures. Ethnocentrism
A firearm Deadly Weapon
Landmark case concerning 5th amendment privilege. Miranda v Arizona
Original jurisdiction of all misdemeanor cases of Class A and B (except official misconduct) shall be vested here. County Court
A device designed for transportation of persons with physical disabilities that has 3 or more wheels, battery powered, has only one forward gear and is not capable of exceeding 8mph. Motorized Mobility Device
Should the initial consensual encounter lead to an arrest or seizure of contraband, you must be able to ____ sufficient facts and circumstances to establish reasonable suspicion and probable cause to support the detention, arrest and search. Articulate
If a person intentionally or knowingly hinders the entrance of a Justice of the Peace to a premise where a death occurred or a body is found, the person commits this. Class B Misdemeanor
An adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge of or examination of the facts. Prejudice
The statue of limitation for credit or debit card abuse. Seven Years
The common area at the junction of two highways, other than the junction of an alley and a highway. Intersection
Criminal or tortious or both and includes what would be criminal or tortious but for a defense not amounting to justification or privilege. Unlawful
When used in this code, it means "actor". Suspect
Some common targets for prejudice. Sexual orientation, Race, Religion, Weight etc.
A sign, signal, marking or device that is placed or erected by a public body and used to regulate, warn or guide traffic. Official Traffic Control Device
A person steals an elderly person's credit card with intent to use it - classification Third Degree Felony
The person making the arrest or the person having custody of the person arrested shall have the arrested person taken before a magistrate ____. Without Unnecessary Delay
A roadway that is divided into at least two clearly marked lanes for vehicular travel. Laned Roadway
A place designated by law for the confinement of a person arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a criminal offense. Correctional Facility
A person is aware of but consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the circumstances exist or the result will occur. Recklessly
Includes consent by a person legally authorized to act for the owner. Effective Consent
A paved shoulder. Improved Shoulder
Actual care, custody control or management. Possession
The right to be free implies the right to be ____. Different
In making an arrest all ____ means are permitted to be used to effect it. Reasonable
A pedestrian may cross a roadway intersection ____ only if and in the manner authorized by a traffic control device. Diagonally
An individual adjudged guilty of a Capital Felony in a case in which the state seeks the death penalty shall be punished by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for ____ or by death. Life Without Parole
A person who enters this state as a new resident, is at least 16 years old and has a valid out of state driver's license may operate a vehicle in this state for no more than ____ days. 90
Offense if a person exposes his anus or any part of his genitals with intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desire of any person, and he is reckless about whether another is present who will be offended or alarmed by his act. Indecent Exposure
The role of the peace officer includes enforcing laws in this manner. Impartially
One half-hour after sunset until one half-hour before sunrise. Nighttime
Voluntary intoxication ____ constitute a defense to the commission of crime. Does Not
A motor vehicle, other than a tractor, that is equipped with a rider's saddle and designed to have when propelled not more than three wheels on the ground. Motorcycle
An adverse consequence of insensitivity. Hurt Feelings
A reasonable ground to suspect that a person has committed or is committing a crime or that a place contains specific items connected with a crime. Probable Cause
When a prisoner is committed to jail by warrant from a magistrate or court, he shall be placed in jail by the ____ Sheriff
"If a witness has in his possession any instrument or thing desired as evidence, the subpoena may specify such evidence and direct that the witness bring the same and produce it in court" is the definition of ____ Subpoena Duces Tecum
A belief that would be held by an ordinary and prudent man in the same circumstances as the actor. Reasonable Belief
A person commits deadly conduct if he recklessly engages in conduct that places another in ____ of serious bodily injury. Imminent Danger
Provides a convenient group or person to blame when things go wrong in one's personal life or in the community. Scapegoating
A person operating a non-motorized wheelchair or motorized mobility device is considered to be a ____ Pedestrian
A person who commits bigamy with a ____ year old is guilty of a 2nd degree felony. Seventeen
Any coercive measures by threats, menaces or the fear of injury, whereby one person exercises control over the person of another, and detains him within certain limits. Constructive Custody
A person has sexual intercourse with his aunt. Prohibited Sexual Conduct
A person commits this if he intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence causes the death of an individual. Criminal Homicide
Causes serious bodily injury to another, including the person's spouse. Aggravated Assault
"The probable cause test, then, is an ____ one; for there to be probable cause, the facts must be such as would warrant a belief by a reasonable man." Objective
A divided, controlled-access highway. Freeway
The state; a county, municipality, or political subdivision of the state; or any branch or agency of the state, a county, municipality, or political subdivision. Government
The portion of a highway that is adjacent to the roadway, designed or ordinarily used for parking, distinguished from the roadway by different marking and not intended for normal vehicular travel. Shoulder
Another adverse consequence of insensitivity. Loss of Respect
A person knowingly points a gun he believes to be unloaded at another person. Deadly Conduct
An offense so designated by law or punishable by fine, by confinement in jail, or by both fine and confinement in jail. Misdemeanor
The affidavit made before the magistrate or district or county attorney is called a ____ if it charges the commission of an offense. Complaint
A person acts this way when it is his conscious objective or desire to engage in the conduct or cause the result. Intentionally
The Courts of Appeals shall have appellate jurisdiction coextensive with the limits of their respective districts in all criminal cases except those in which the ____ has been assessed. Death Penalty
One of the three classifications of interactions between peace officers and civilians: A police encounter or contact that is ____ Consensual
A written or verbal order from a magistrate, directed to a peace officer or other person specially named, commanding him to take the body of the person accused to be dealt with according to law. Summons
According to the CCP, what CANNOT be used to disperse a riot? Use Any Degree of Force
True or False: A party to an offense under PC Chapter 47, "Gambling" may not be prosecuted for any offense about which he is required to furnish evidence or testify, and the evidence and testimony may not be used against the party in any adjudicatory..... False
Impersonating a public servant is a... Felony of the Third Degree
Age which a victim must be younger than for "Indecency with a child"? 17
Joe is mad at the water company. He calls the water department and says that he has planted a bomb inside that will detonate at 1500. What offense (and what level), if any, has Joe committed? False Alarm or Report/State Jail Felony
You stop a vehicle and see a shotgun in the back seat. The driver says that he has been off Parole for six years. What offense, if any, has been committed? Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
Joe attempts to rob a 7-11 by hiding his hand in his jacket pocket and making a finger gun. He tells the clerk to give him all the money or he will shoot him. The clerk hits Joe in the mouth then runs into the back room. Joe flees with no money. Robbery
Officer Smith attempts to arrest Howard for theft. Howard pushes Officer Smith to the ground. What offense and level has occurred? Resisting Arrest/Class A Misdemeanor
Level of offense for aiming a laser pointer at firemen while they are working? Class C Misdemeanor
Name the crime: A person abuses or threatens another in a PUBLIC place in an obviously offensive manner. Disorderly Conduct
A search warrant is based on ____ ____ Probable Cause
True or False: A Service is complete once the document is signed by the respondent. (Applies to criminal and civil documents) FALSE
Criminal judgments may result in the guilty party being assessed a fine only or a fine and period of confinement or community service when the court finds the defendant committed the illegal act ___ Beyond A Reasonable Doubt
Official process by which a plaintiff gives a defendant notice of suit. The purpose is to give the court jurisdiction over the parties, to satisfy due process requirements, and to provide the defendant the opportunity to appear and defend themselves. Citation
___ means "in the mater of a judicial proceeding". Most often seen family courts with issues involving children. In Re
___ means "against a thing". Involving or determining the status of a thing, and therefore the rights of persons generally with respect to that thing. In Rem
Under Chapter 481 of the Health and Safety Code, the criminal penalties are classified into how many groups? SIX!!!
You give a sick classmate some of your Amoxil (antibiotics) in the original bottle that is properly labeled. What offense have you just committed? Delivery of a Dangerous Drug - State Jail Felony
The penalty for a conviction of selling an abusable volatile chemical to a person over the legal minimum age, but selling it without a permit is... Class B Misdemeanor
A doctor issues a prescription for legal medication. In accordance with H&S Code 481.002(41), a prescription is not required to contain what? The name of the drug manufacturer.
Joe is an adult who possesses 4 1/2 ounces of marihuana. He is committing what category of offense? State Jail Felony
What are the two systems of field note taking? Temporary and Permanent
According to the Transportation Code, a turn signal lamp mounted on the rear of the vehicle shall emit ____ light. Red or Amber
When an indictment is not issued by a grand jury, a person may be charged with an offense in... An Information
Federal Civil Right cases under Title 18, Sections 241 & 242 US Code are concerned with... Federal Criminal Violations
Perjury consists of making a false statement... With intent to deceive, Under Oath and With Knowledge Of The Statements Meaning
Pedestrians shall yield right-of-way to a vehicle on the highway if crossing a roadway at a place... Other Than A Marked Crosswalk
Physical balance is the position that allows you the ability to move while maintaining balance, strength and ____ Advantage
Who investigates the death of a prisoner if he dies while in custody of a jail? The Director Of The Agency In Charge
No vehicle shall at anytime be driven to the left of the roadway when approaching within ____ feet of an intersection 100
The writ that is issued under seal, commanding a peace officer to deliver the body of a witness before a grand jury is called... An Attachment
What is NOT a consideration used by the courts to determine if unreasonable force was used? Area In Which Offense Occured
T/F: Private security officers commissioned by the Texas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agency are Peace Officers? FALSE
Article 14.01 of the CCP, authorizes citizen's arrest for... Felonies and breaches of the peace
The first "rung" of the use of force ladder is... Professional Presence
John offers Jackie $35.00 to engage in sexual conduct with him. John has committed the offense of ____ Prostitution
According to the TCOLE outline, what percentage of officer contacts require physical force? 3%
According to the Penal Code, a mistake of fact is ____ A Defense To Prosecution
Title 8 of the Penal Code (Chapters 36, 37 and 38)... Codifies Certain Illegal Behaviors Of Public Officials
A lawful frisk can only be initiated when the officer... Has Reasonable Suspicion To Detain, Has Reasonable Suspicion That There Is A Weapon
Motor vehicle refers to what? Every Vehicle Which Is Self-Propelled
The ____ Amendment limits the level of force that may be used to Reasonable Force 4th
Peter has been fired from the Post Office. In anger, he calls and states that there is a letter bomb in the mail. This causes evacuation of the Post Office and the alert of the fire department and bomb squad. What offense has he committed? Terroristic Threat
What is NOT a tool that can redirect someone's behavior? Second Guess
When Mr Adams agrees with one or more persons to engage in a felony offense and one of them carries out the offense, Mr Adams may be charged with? Criminal Conspiracy
What is a defense to prosecuting for not wearing a seat belt? Mail Carrier On Rounds
What is the daily consumption recommendation for whole grains, bread, pasta or cereal servings? At Least 6
T/F: A search warrant to photograph an injured child requires that an officer send all film (positives & negatives) to the judge. TRUE
A concealed handgun license holder enters a liquor store while possessing a concealed pistol. What offense has occurred? No Offense
One of the characteristics of professionalism is standards for entry, practice and ____ Ethical Conduct
Any child under the age of ___ must be transported in a child safety seat 8 Years Old
What is the most common form of prejudice? Racial
According the to CCP, whenever a peace officer meets with resistance in discharging any duty imposed on him by law, he ____ command a sufficient number of citizens of his county to overcome the resistance Shall
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