QUESTION 1

Which of the following is considered the father of modern policing?

  • Robert Peel
  • August Vollmer
  • Robert Palmer
  • William Parker

QUESTION 2

The 1972 police research experiment that tested the effect of different levels of patrols and challenged the basic assumptions about the effect of patrol on crime was known as the:

  • Michigan Foot Patrol Study
  • Wickersham Commission Experiment
  • Community Policing Experiment
  • Kansas City Preventive Patrol Study

QUESTION 3

Giving officers permanent assignments so they can get to know the citizens within their area is part of the ____________ dimension.

  • Philosophical
  • strategic
  • relative
  • progressive

QUESTION 4

Cordner’s four dimensions of community policing include all of the following except:

  • tactical
  • organizational
  • standardization
  • strategic

QUESTION 5

All of these are essential elements of community policing except:

  • partnerships
  • problem solving
  • organizational change
  • All are elements of community policing

QUESTION 6

Whereas traditional policing has been reactive, responding to calls for service, community policing is ____________, anticipating problems and seeking solutions to them.

QUESTION 7

  • The police image is affected by:
  • individual officer backgrounds
  • the media
  • officers’ personal experiences
  • all of the above

QUESTION 8

According to the text, the public expects the police to:

  • enforce the law against others
  • give breaks only to their own family and friends
  • help them when they have a problem
  • all of the above

QUESTION 9

The lowest-ranking and newest patrol officers typically have:

  • no discretion
  • the least amount of discretion
  • the greatest amount of discretion
  • the same amount of discretion as civilian personnel

QUESTION 10

The informal values, beliefs, and expectations of officers are known collectively as _______________.

QUESTION 11

  • The broken windows phenomenon signifies:
  • that people don’t care about the neighborhood.
  • an impending crime wave.
  • an ineffective police force.
  • all of the above

QUESTION 12

A sense of community can be undermined by:

  • increased violent crime.
  • clashes between community groups.
  • severe social disorganization.
  • all of the above

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