CRJ 4.4. Multiple Choice Questions (18)

A cooperative program between police and schools designed to keep youth from becoming involved with drugs.

  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
  • Drug Awareness Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
  • Juvenile Curfew
  • Clearance Rate

A person who secretly provides information to law enforcement, often in return for money or an agreement not to prosecute that person.

  • Confidential Informant
  • Drug Enforcement Unit
  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
  • Internal Affairs

A specialized unit within a police department that investigates allegations of misconduct by the department’s officers.

  • Juvenile Curfew
  • Internal Affairs
  • Confidential Informant
  • Drug Enforcement Unit

The idea of keeping a crime scene free from contamination and tampering.

  • Internal Affairs
  • Specialized Units
  • Mafia
  • Scene Integrity

Failure to provide reasonably necessary care to a child.

  • Drug Awareness Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
  • Child Neglect
  • Confidential Informant
  • Specialized Units

An individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.

  • Mafia
  • Active Shooter
  • Drug Enforcement Unit
  • Confidential Informant

The proportion of crimes known to the police that are solved (an arrest is made) versus all crimes known to the police.

  • Traffic Unit
  • Clearance Rate
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Enforcement Unit

Any subdivision of a law enforcement agency that has a mission different from patrol.

  • Vice
  • Specialized Units
  • Traffic Unit
  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)

An informal term used to denote ‘victimless crimes’ such as gambling, prostitution, and drug possession.

  • Clearance Rate
  • Mafia
  • Active Shooter
  • Vice

A component of the overall criminal inquiry process wherein evidence is collected, documented, and preserved at the location where lawbreaking took place.

  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Vice
  • Clearance Rate

Specialized components within one or more (such as multiagency taskforces) local law enforcement agencies that focus on drug related crimes.

  • Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
  • Drug Enforcement Unit
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Mafia

A specialized component within police departments tasked with enforcing transportation regulations and providing related services such as writing accident reports.

  • Traffic Unit
  • Clearance Rate
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Confidential Informant

A person who provides helpful information to the police.

  • Internal Affairs
  • Clearance Rate
  • Informant
  • Drug Enforcement Unit

The physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual mistreatment of a minor.

  • Drug Enforcement Unit
  • Scene Integrity
  • Specialized Units
  • Child Abuse

A law (most often a municipal ordinance) that prohibits persons under a certain age from being out in public after a certain time at night.

  • Clearance Rate
  • Specialized Units
  • Mafia
  • Juvenile Curfew

  Sworn peace officers assigned to public institutes for the purposes of crime prevention and education.

  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Active Shooter
  • Drug Awareness Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
  • Juvenile Curfew

Forceful, aggressive, or harmful behavior within the home, most often defined in terms of spouses or romantic or dating partners.

  • Domestic Violence
  • Scene Integrity
  • Informant
  • Drug Enforcement Unit

A criminal organization brought to the United States by Italian immigrants in the early nineteenth century.

  • Mafia
  • Active Shooter
  • School Resource Officer (SRO)
  • Internal Affairs