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|Crime sketching methods include triangulation, coordinate and ________.
|Latent finger prints can be lifted by using
|the acronym for deoxyribonucleic acid
|The supreme court case that set the policy for the use of force by police
|Tennessee v. Garner
|An officer is interviewing a person with a knife. An appropriate distance to maintain from the suspect would be
|An officer grabs a reluctant suspect by the arm and escorts them to the police vehicle . In the use of force continuum , this is an example of
|What Amendment prohibits excessive bail
|Based on reasonable suspicion an officer may
|Frisk a suspect for weapons
|A non- lethal weapon that causes temporary blindness and incapacitates
|Crimes against property include
|Larsony, arson and burglary
|An effective method of managing stress is to
|The booking procedure includes medical, physical and
|The U S Supreme Court upheld Stop and Frisk in what case
|Terry v. Ohio
|The best method of handcuffing a suspect is
|behind the suspects back, key hole up and double locked
|Criminology is the study of
|Control, Nature and Cause of criminal behavior
|When offering testimony the officer should direct their attention to the
|A subpoena is
|A legal document ordering a person to testify in court os law as a witness
|A p[lea in which the defendant neither admits nor disputes a charge is know as
|Three characteristics of a good police report are
|Legibility , Accuracy and Clarity (LAC)
|What is the URC?
|The FBI's Uniform Crime Report (URC)
|The major objective of Terrorism is
|to generate publicity for their cause
|Several agencies are under the management of Department of Homeland Security including
|US Coast Guard
|To be an effective police officer you must be skilled in both forms of communication
|verbal and non-verbal
|What term means monitoring movement in and out of a facility?
|According to the M'Naughten Rule a defendant is considered insane if
|they can not distinguish between right and wrong in regards to the crime which they are charged
|The leading crime activity of gangs is
|the sale of drugs
|What defines cultural diversity?
|differences between age, race, gender, beliefs, ethnic language and customs
|In processing a crime scene all bodily fluids should be considered as
|When arresting a suspect known to have tuberculosis the office should do what
|have the suspect wear a mask
|The term incarceration means
|confinement to a prison or jail
|What is the definition of Parole?
|The conditional early release from prison
|What is the definition of Recidivism?
|A tendency to relapse and return to criminal behavior
|Corrections Officers are responsible for what in regards to all inmates?
|Custody, Safety and Supervision
|What is the definition of Probation?
|Occurs prior to and often instead of jail or prison time
|At a Crime scene when should photographs of evidence be taken?
|Before you obtain an impression
|What is a Hallucinogen?
|a substance that induces changes in mood, attitude, thought processes and perception
|What is a Stimulant?
|a substance that taken to increase alertness or activity
|What is a Depressant?
|a substance that depresses the function of the central nervous system
|What is chromatography?
|any of several analytical techniques for separating organic or carbon containing mixtures into their components by attraction to a stationary phase while being propelled by a moving phase
|What is the Controlled Substance Act?
|federal law establishing five classifications of controlled dangerous substances (CDS)
|What are Amphetamines?
|a group of synthetic drugs that stimulate the central nervous system
|What is a Narcotic?
|an addictive drug that relieves pain or alters mood or behavior
|What is the importance of the 1st Amendment
|the right to practice your religion, speak freely, and to assemble
|What is the importance of the 2nd Amendment
|the right to bare arms
|What is the importance of the 3rd Amendment
|Can not be forced to house soldiers
|What is the importance of the 4th Amendment
|protects people from unreasonable search and seizures and must have a Warrant to enter your home
|What is the importance of the 5th Amendment
|Protects people against being held unless properly charged with a crime, Can not be tried twice for the same crime (Double Jeopardy ) & you don't have to testify against yourself
|What is the importance of the 6th Amendment
|Your rights to a speedy trail, Confront witnesses against you, and a jury of your peers