Law Enforcement Exam 2
What was the effective strategy used in Boston in 1996 to address gang violence? A) Crisis intervention B) Pulling levers C) Traditional strategies D) Social intervention 2. When giving interviews to the media, officers should speak in soundbites with the most important information provided at what point in the interview? A) At the beginning, even if it means telling the story in reverse, with the conclusion before the background information. B) Repeated at the beginning, in the middle and again at the end. C) At the end for effect. D) In the middle, with some background given up front and again at the end. 3. Outlaw motorcycle gangs have what type of leadership? A) Strong and decentralized B) Weak and decentralized C) Strong and centralized D) Multiple levels, stratified and decentralized Which of the following is the oldest and most commonly used school/law enforcement partnership? A) School liaison officer (SLO) B) Adopt-a-cop C) Life skills resource liaison officer (LSRLO) D) School resource officer (SRO) 5. Within the problem-oriented policing approach, what is the definition of a problem? A) A community concern, however unrelated, to a specific area, time or frequency. B) A cluster of similar, related or recurring incidents, rather than a single incident or a substantive community concern. C) A cluster of related, however infrequent, incidents in a specific geographic area. D) A cluster of incidents, however unrelated, in a specific geographic area. 6. What is the most effective tool terrorists have to bring about political change? A) Formal political power B) Religion C) Economic wealth D) Creation and exploitation of fear What was one of the major lessons learned from the Rochester, New York Operation Cease Fire initiative? A) Instituting an aggressive gun buyback program targeting youth gangs was effective. B) Restricting traffic in high-crime areas with roadblocks was effective. C) Teaching conflict resolution among gangs was effective. D) The program was effective as part of a long-term strategic approach rather than a short-term strategic approach. 8. What kind of bias is the motivation for the majority of hate crimes? A) Sexual orientation B) Age-related C) Ethnic D) Racial 9. Which of the following is not considered an effective collaborative violence prevention effort? A) Building more private prisons to accommodate more violence offenders. B) Corporate support for antiviolence projects. C) Public/community dialogue among public and private sector partners. D) Addressing violence as a public health problem.