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100

What is patrol?
This is unquestionably the most time-consuming and resource-intensive task of any police agency?

100

What is five to ten minutes?
How much time do public defenders commonly spend with their clients?

100

What is security level?
Men’s prisons are often distinguished from one another by what?

100

What is Blood, Hair or Semen?
With DNA profiling, a unique genetic profile can be derived from evidence found at the scene of a crime or on a victim. Name one of these types of evidence.

100

What is 90 percent?
Researchers discovered that what percentage of citizens wait 5–10 minutes to call the police, which prevents police from catching the criminal at the scene?

200

What is the local police officer?
For most people, the only personal experience they have with the criminal justice process is contact with whom?

200

What is bail?
This is a monetary guarantee deposited with the court that is supposed to ensure that the suspect or defendant will appear at a later stage in the criminal justice process.

200

What is commutations?
Reductions in sentences for death row inmates, which are granted by a state’s governor, are called what?

200

What is retribution
From biblical times through the eighteenth century, ____ was the dominant justification for punishment.

200

What is 1 million?
Approximately how many women are victims of domestic violence each year?

300

What is aggressive patrol?
When an entire patrol section is instructed to make numerous traffic stops and field interrogations, the practice is referred to as what?

300

What is 48 hours
The Supreme Court has ruled that anyone arrested without a warrant may be held no longer than ____ before a judge decides whether the arrest was justified.

300

What is Preventive Detention
Holding suspects or defendants in jail without giving them an opportunity to post bail, because of the threat they pose to society, is called?

300

What is Restoration
Which of the following is an effort to do something for victims and their survivors—to return them, as much as possible, to their previous state and to make them “whole” again?

300

What is 85 percent?
Truth-in-sentencing laws require offenders to serve a substantial portion of their prison sentence, usually what percentage of it.

400

What is Integrity Interaction & Intelligence?
The three I’s of police selection are called what?

400

What is Subject matter
Which of the following types of jurisdiction is the court’s power to hear a particular type of case?

400

What is Do not admit guilt but are willing to accept punishment
When defendants plead nolo contendre, they?

400

What is victim, offender, and location.
The crime triangle is a view of crime and disorder as an interaction among three variables, which are?

400

What is 20 percent
Of the crimes that are recorded by the police, only about ____ are “cleared by arrest.”

500

What is selective enforcement?
The practice of relying on the judgment of the police leadership and rank-and-file officers to decide which laws to enforce is referred to as:

500

What is en banc hearing.
In highly controversial cases, all of the judges in a circuit may sit together and hear a case in what is known as a?

500

What is Indeterminate?
A(n) ____sentence has a fixed minimum and maximum term of incarceration, rather than a set period.

500

What is Fourteenth
The equal-protection clause under the ____ Amendment has led the Supreme Court to forbid racial discrimination and has led state courts to target gender discrimination..

500

What is 80 percent
Nearly ____ of state trial court decisions are affirmed on appeal.

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